Richmond: A knock at the door, then gunfire; two wounded
Two people answering a knock at their apartment door in Richmond Thursday morning were shot and are in critical condition, police said.
The annual, daylong event, staffed partly by volunteer "ambassadors," draws more than 1,000 homeless people who receive food, medical and dental care, haircuts, pet care, shelter and many other services.
Contra Costa County: World Breastfeeding Week events feature expert advice, resources to help moms and babies nurse
Events in Antioch, Martinez, Concord, Brentwood, Richmond and Pittsburg will emphasize health, nutrition and the importance of breast-feeding;
This barren, desert prison is where O.J. Simpson lives
Some here call it the 'O.J. House,' the only gated community in a vast stretch of desert rich in gold and silver, pioneer trails and proud, isolated towns north of Reno.
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Removing a lawn? Check out synthetic turf
Long scoffed at as the bad toupee of the landscaping world, today's high-end fake grass is realistic-looking, kid-friendly, nonflammable, nontoxic, recyclable and low-maintenance. Better yet, hosing it off once a week, which is recommended if you have pets, consumes way less water than a live lawn.
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MTV wants Beyonce without Jay Z for VMA performance
Singer nominated eight times; Eminem and Iggy Azalea nominated for seven awards each.