It almost seems too soon, but Memorial Day weekend is upon us, the semiofficial start of summer.The bad news for campers is that, at least in the East Bay Regional Parks, all available campsites have been booked for weeks.
In the weekly feature called "e-views," we invite readers to answer a question via email. Last week's question:Random smog checkpoints by the state's Bureau of Automotive Repair are becoming more frequent thanks to a recent financing boost.
Editor's note: This is an open letter from the Sierra Club to Gov. Jerry Brown.Dear Gov. Brown:Sierra Club California has for more than 26 years led legislative and regulatory advocacy in California for the Sierra Club, one of the largest and oldest volunteer-driven environmental organizations in
Deer Valley girls win NCS Tri-Valley meet The Deer Valley High girls track and field team took first place at the North Coast Section Tri-Valley Area championships May 18 at Granada High, winning five events to finish with a team score of 84.
I don't think that there is anyone out there who hasn't noticed that we've had some fairly warm days recently.I particularly noticed it in my PG&E bill when I had to turn on the air conditioning late in the afternoon, otherwise it would have been an uncomfortable night trying to get to sleep.