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band collapse

Fan’s Fast Action Saves Musician From Guitar Solo Heart Attack At Manteca Nightclub

Thursday was the first time Michael Tiffany, 61, and Stephanie Stubbings met since the night in April when a fan recording a favorite band found herself on stage trying to save a life.

06/13/2014

geese hit

Neighbors Shocked Family Of Geese Was Mowed Down In Granite Bay Bike Lane

The geese weren’t crossing the road; they happened to be in the bike lane. Either the driver wasn’t paying attention, or knew exactly what they were doing.

06/12/2014

Service Dog dispute

VA Hospital Changes Course, Allows Veteran’s Service Dog To Join Him For Alcohol Treatment

Arvin said his PTSD leads to him abusing alcohol, so he registered for the VA Menlo Park’s 28-day Foundations of Recovery program. He was supposed to leave his San Andreas home Thursday, but the VA said his dog was not welcome.

06/12/2014

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Robert Goodman Second To “None” In Race For Nevada Democratic Gubernatorial Nomination

For his part, Goodman on Wednesday was sticking to the low-profile approach that proved successful enough to win the nomination Tuesday with 25 percent of the vote, compared to 30 percent for “none of these candidates.”

06/11/2014

Asparagus shutdown

Stockton Charities Will Feel Brunt Of Asparagus Festival’s Cancellation

It was just a few years ago that the festival drew more than 100,000 people to the city. Once the bills were paid, the rest of the money went to local charities.

06/11/2014

House Lawmakers Speak To The Press After Their Party's Weekly Caucus Meetings

Eric Cantor First House Majority Leader To Lose Primary Election After Tea Party Upset

“This is a miracle from God that just happened,” exulted David Brat, an economics professor, as his victory became clear in the congressional district around Virginia’s capital city.

06/10/2014

Attendees play against each other in a game of Super Smash Bros. on a giant screen in the Nintendo section of E3 Electronic Entertainment Expo June 10, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. The annual video game conference and show runs June 10-12.  (Photo by Dan R. Krauss/Getty Images)

E3 2014: Nintendo Reveals Skylanders-Like Toys, Finalizes Super Smash Bros 3DS Release

For the second year in a row, Nintendo opted against hosting a flashy E3 presentation and instead streamed videos showcasing the “amiibo” figures and other upcoming games.

06/10/2014

LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 9:  A live demo is given of Little Big World 2 at Sony's press conference at E3 June 9, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. The annual video game conference and show runs from June 10-12.  (Photo by Dan R. Krauss/Getty Images)

E3 2014: New ‘Uncharted, ‘LittleBigPlanet’ Games Coming To Sony PlayStation 4

Sony also premiered “Abzu,” an undersea odyssey from the creators of the award-winning “Journey” and “Entwined,” a psychedelic 3-D flying game. And it showed new highlights from the steampunk thriller “The Order: 1886″ during its annual presentation at the Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles.

06/09/2014

golf course watering

Grass Is Still Green At Closed Stockton Golf Course Thanks To Riparian Water Rights

The Lyons Golf Course, owned by the Port of Stockton, has been closed since 2009. It’s cut watering back to three days a week.

06/09/2014

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E3 2014: ‘Crackdown,’ ‘Halo,’ ‘Phantom Dust’ Mark Microsoft’s Focus On Games For Xbox One, Xbox 360

Phil Spencer, head of Microsoft’s Xbox division, began the 90-minute presentation by noting that Microsoft changed features of the Xbox One, which launched last November, after listening to consumer feedback.

06/09/2014

odd couple

Mr. G and Jellybean: A Burro And Goat Love Story Taking The Internet By Storm

The unlikely pair spent a decade in a 12-by-12 dirt plot with little food and water with no shade, shed or barn. They were rescued from a life of neglect in Southern California, but they were split up and sent to different sanctuaries.

05/27/2014