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Water Workout: A cool exercise rutine with resistance built in

Water Workout: A cool exercise rutine with resistance built in

If you’re only swimming laps when you’re in the water, then you’re missing out on a fun strength-training workout.Water offers 12 times as much resistance as air, so it’s easy to do a total body workout quickly with the help of just a...

Straight Talk: Draining friend wants to drain pocketbook next

Straight Talk: Draining friend wants to drain pocketbook next

Dear Straight Talk: I work full time and live on my own while attending community college. A close friend is constantly leaning on me for emotional support around guys, school, body image, etc. I like her, but she is often depressed and can be...

Life Briefs: National society selects Bains for leadership

Life Briefs: National society selects Bains for leadership

Amritpal Bains, the son of Avtar S. Bains and Charanjit K. Bains of Yuba City, was selected by the National Society of High School Scholars for his outstanding leadership, scholarship and community commitment. A senior at River Valley High School, he...

Life Briefs: Talent search plans auditions

Life Briefs: Talent search plans auditions

Mid-Valley Talent search plans auditions Preliminary auditions are set for the upcoming Tri-Counties Talent Search competition, sponsored by the Linda Lions Club. Open to residents of Yuba, Sutter and Colusa counties ages 12-27, the auditions are...

Have we learned to save?

Have we learned to save?

If there's one thing the recession taught Americans, it's to prepare for financial emergencies. But did Americans listen? According to recent studies, the short answer appears to be no. About 44 percent of Americans are one financial disaster away...

Life Briefs: Artist reception set Friday for Light

Life Briefs: Artist reception set Friday for Light

Yuba City Artist reception set Friday for Light An opening reception is set for local artist Lynn Rose Light from 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Friday at Java Bean Cafe, 740 Plumas Blvd., Yuba City. The artwork includes paints and sculptures featuring themes from...

Are outdoor kitchens heating up?

Are outdoor kitchens heating up?

Grilling season is underway, and one of the hottest trends in home design is bringing the kitchen outdoors, literally. Makers of high-end grills and outdoor appliances — distributors, landscape companies and home builders — have seen this trend...