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  • Do you ever feel like eating your yoga mat?

     
    Do you ever feel like eating your yoga mat? And I don't mean after falling face forward while straining over a downward facing dog pose. I mean actually craving its fluffy and shiny texture in your mouth. If it seems absurd, that's exactly my point....
  • Dopey proposal

     
    Senseless law would say medical pot users can't have guns Friday's print column Gun-rights organizations have been conspicuously reserved in their response to a proposed state regulation that would prohibit patients with medical marijuana permits from...
  • Emanuel rips scab off my Soldier Field rehab wounds

     
    I've combined a post from earlier this week with a commentary for my Sunday print column My PDSD — Post-Daley Stress Disorder — is relatively under control. I sometimes cringe involuntarily when inserting my credit card into parking meter...
  • Palmer now second in command at Pa. Game Commission

     
    Richard R. Palmer, who has overseen the Pennsylvania Game Commission's Bureau of Wildlife Protection since 2007, has been named the agency's new deputy executive director for field operations. Palmer joined the Game Commission in 1991 as an undercover...
  • Rare river otter a celebrity after settling near Golden Gate Bridge

     
    Since moving into the ruins of San Francisco's historic seaside baths near the Golden Gate Bridge, a river otter has gone from curiosity to celebrity. “Sutro Sam,” as he has been dubbed, is believed to be the first river otter......
  • Kids and money: Sometimes the saving comes naturally and sometimes not

     
     We have never really embraced the allowance thing, and my children only have a few relatives who very occasionally send them cash. Still, my older child seemed to spend whatever came his way, until I finally insisted he open a small savings account,...
  • New details raise questions about Natalie Wood's death

     
    Details released this week about Natalie Wood’s death in 1981 have raised new questions about how the actress drowned off the coast of Santa Catalina Island. Injuries such as fresh bruising on Wood’s right forearm, left wrist and right knee......
  • Earthquake: 3.5 quake strikes near Pinnacles

     
    A shallow magnitude 3.5 earthquake was reported four miles from Pinnacles, according to the U.S. Geological Survey....
  • Northern California man charged with killing mother of bear cubs

     
    A Northern California man is facing charges for allegedly shooting a mother bear whose cubs he later tried to sell at a gas station last summer, authorities say. Chris Puett said he shot the mother of the two bears, a......
  • State agency says U.S. cleared wildlife habitat without permit

     
    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers must provide information to a regulatory agency by Feb. 11 about its decision to clear 43 acres of wetlands in the Sepulveda Basin and fill in a pond used by migrating waterfowl. The Los......
  • First footage of live giant squid in its natural habitat airs on Discovery Channel

     
    Until now, we've had to imagine what a giant squid looked like swimming in its natural habitat, and that imagining has resulted in everything from ancient woodcuts of Krakens to CGI “Sharktopi” in Syfy original movies. We have seen giant squid...
  • California to crack down on workers holding multiple state jobs

     
    Gov. Jerry Brown’s administration says it is cracking down on employees who hold more than one state job -- a practice the state controller found to be widespread throughout California government. The action comes in the wake of a Sacramento......