Apr 18, 2014
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Sign Up Now: Nevada City Adult Soapbox Derby

Sign Up Now: Nevada City Adult Soapbox Derby

People-powered machines'll race through the hilly Gold Country outpost.

15 minutes ago

Meg Ryan Joins "How I Met Your Mother" Spinoff

Meg Ryan Joins "How I Met Your Mother" Spinoff

Meg Ryan is set to join the cast of "How I Met Your Dad," CBS' "How I Met Your Mother spinoff," but there's a twist.

15 minutes ago

GOP Scrambles to Condemn Rancher's Race Remarks

GOP Scrambles to Condemn Rancher's Race Remarks

Republicans are scrambling to distance themselves from Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy after he used the word “Negro” and wondered if blacks were better off as slaves, in comments published in a New York...

3 minutes ago

Shooting Hoops at Oracle Arena Before Warriors-Clippers Game

Shooting Hoops at Oracle Arena Before Warriors-Clippers Game

NBC Bay Area's Bob Redell shoots hoops - and misses a bunch of them - before Thursday night's Warriors-Clippers game at the Oracle Arena in Oakland. It's the first home game of the playoffs.

30 minutes ago

Student Lights Candle While Talking on Cellphone, Fire Displaces SJSU Students

Student Lights Candle While Talking on Cellphone, Fire Displaces SJSU Students

Eleven San Jose State University students were displaced - and one was injured - after a student lit a match while talking on his cellphone and started a fire in their apartment complex, firefighters

34 minutes ago

Moderate, Exceptional Drought Expands to All of CA

Moderate, Exceptional Drought Expands to All of CA

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Trainer Asmussen Accused of Horse Mistreatment by PETA

Trainer Asmussen Accused of Horse Mistreatment by PETA

Trainer Steve Asmussen is currently being investigated by PETA for the mistreatment of his horses and has been taken off of the ballot for the hall of fame.

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Announcer Relishes Role as Voice of Kentucky Derby

Announcer Relishes Role as Voice of Kentucky Derby

Veteran announcer Larry Collmus has called the Kentucky Derby for NBC Sports for the past three years, but this year will be the first time that his voice will heard by the thousands at the track.

17 minutes ago

Beyonce Covers "Time 100" Issue

Beyonce Covers "Time 100" Issue

Beyonce joins Robert Redford, Amy Adams, Miley Cyrus, Matthew McConaughey and Pope Francis in Time magazine's annual 100 Most Influential People issue.

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Field Coming Together for Derby Weekend

Field Coming Together for Derby Weekend

The Churchill Downs publicity team on Monday released the lists of projected contenders for the smorgasbord of stakes over Kentucky Derby weekend, May 2-3.

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