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New Jersey will OK real-money skill gambling

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 2:00am

Sure you love matching little candy pieces with each other, or spelling out words with your pals. But New Jersey gambling regulators want to let you do it for real money.

Dunsmuir Library celebration

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 1:57am

A “Celebration Of Our Dunsmuir Library” will take place on Sunday, Oct. 19, from 2-4 p.m. at the POPS Performing Arts & Cultural Center on Sacramento Avenue.

New iPads, Mac system expected at Apple event

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 12:19am

Apple Inc. is expected to unveil new iPads at an event Thursday, as the company tries to drive excitement amid slowing demand for tablet computers. Apple may also announce a new Mac operating system and possibly new Mac computers. Watchers also await a possible launch date for Apple Pay, the company's new system for using iPhones to make credit and debit card payments at retail stores.

Morning Jolt: 'Modern Family' actor Elizabeth Pena dies

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 11:30pm

Actress Elizabeth Pena has died at the age of 55, according to her manager, who said she died of natural causes after an illness. Pena, who has starred in “La Bamba,” “Rush Hour” and other movies, recently played the mother of Sofia Vergara’s character on “Modern Family.”

VIDEOS: Google tries to upstage Apple with latest devices

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 9:00pm

Google has unveiled its latest tablet in an apparent effort to upstage Apple's anticipated update of its trend-setting iPad.

Syria-Iraq fight gets name: "Inherent Resolve"

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 8:00am

It may be less punchy than previous nicknames for U.S. conflicts in the Middle East -- remember Operation Desert Storm and its thunderous attacks on Saddam Hussein's occupation army -- but the Pentagon has finally named its fight against Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria: Operation Inherent Resolve.

WB/DC announces stand-alone Wonder Woman, The Flash, Aquaman films, dates in ambitious 10-picture slate before 2021

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 5:00am

Warner Bros. has just publicly pulled the trigger. As part of what it calls a "massive expansion" of its superhero film slate, the studio has just announced that 2016′s "Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice" will kick off a 10-film slate to be released over four years — a huge ramping-up that puts Warner Bros./DC Entertainment more in lockstep with the pace of Disney's Marvel Studios.

Soroptimist International of Yreka is accepting applications for the Violet Richardson Award

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 2:22am

The award winner will receive $250 and $250 will be given to their volunteer organization of choice.

Soroptimist International of Yreka offers $500 for Women's Opportunity Award

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 2:16am

Soroptimist International of Yreka is accepting applications from women in Siskiyou County who are in need of financial assistance to begin or pursue an academic or vocational skills training program and who do not already have an undergraduate degree.

Siskiyou jail funding explained Tuesday

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 2:08am

The Siskiyou County Board of Supervisors got a lesson Tuesday in lease revenue bonds and potential funding sources for closing a $7 million funding gap for a new county jail.

HBO Go-ing away from cable, will stand on its own

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 1:37am

Next year HBO is cutting the cord and selling its popular streaming video service HBO Go as a stand-alone product, as more Americans choose to watch the Web, not the TV. Viewers longing to see "Game of Thrones", "True Detective" and "Veep" will no longer have to pay big bucks for cable and satellite contracts. Is this the end of pay-TV as we know it?

Serbia accuses Albania of provocation after brawl causing Euro match suspension

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 11:39pm

Serbian officials accused Albania on Wednesday of a deliberate political provocation after a drone flew an Albanian nationalist banner over a stadium in Belgrade during a soccer match between the two Balkan rivals, sparking violence between players and fans.

Morning Jolt: Jay Leno will be back on TV in 2015

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 11:30pm

CNBC announced that Jay Leno will be back on TV next year. The longtime “Tonight Show” host retired in February, but he’ll be back on the air with “Jay Leno’s Garage,” a show about "anything that rolls, explodes and makes noise," Leno said. The TV show will be based on Leno’s Web series, “Jay’s Garage.”

Final distribution of the Blanche Weed Scholarship

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 5:01pm

The Fairchild Medical Center Auxiliary recently announced its final distribution of the Blanche Weed Scholarship.

Arson suspect bail set at $2.5 million

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 9:53am

YREKA – A Boles Fire arson suspect made his first appearance in court Tuesday.Weed resident Ronald Beau Marshall, 24, pleaded not guilty to all counts against him and denied all enhancements to the case.Marshall was arrested Saturday morning as the suspect who set the Boles Fire that burned through 479 acres in Weed.While Marshall's attorney, Shawn Collins, [...]

VIDEO: Climate change threatens national security, Pentagon says

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 7:21am

Extreme weather, rising seas and changing storm patterns could become "threat multipliers" for the United States, vastly complicating security challenges faced by American forces, the Pentagon said in a new report on the impact of climate change released Monday.

Fort Jones turns pink

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 3:56am

FORT JONES – Merchants are painting the town of Fort Jones pink this month in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.More than a dozen businesses will be dressing up their windows to show their support for the fight against breast cancer, said Four Seasons Floor Coverings owner Darlene Henninger.Henninger said businesses in the valley wanted to get on the bandwagon and do something [...]

Pooch Profile: Meet Casper

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 3:50am

A little about Casper’s backgroundCasper is a black lab that came to the Rescue Ranch recently. He weighs approximately 50 pounds and is 8 months old. Volunteers say Casper seems to love everything.Casper’s abilities and personalityCasper is in need of training and has a lot of energy, according to volunteers. Casper is a typical goofy, loving, [...]

Two people stabbed near Sunrise Way

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 3:45am

YREKA – Police officers responded to the 1100 block of Sunrise Way on Sat for reports of a physical altercation.According to the police report, officers found that two men in their 20s had been stabbed.Both subjects were transported to Fairchild Medical Center, and the case in currently under investigation.On the 700 Block of South Main Street, on Saturday, [...]

Stolen car leads to bear encounter

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 3:36am

YREKA – A stolen vehicle led to a brief chase, ending with Fort Jones resident Joseph Adam Felter being arrested on several charges, according to Yreka Chief of Police Brian Bowles.The vehicle was reported stolen Sept. 25 at 2:45 a.m.It was located by a Siskiyou County sheriff’s deputy in the Mill Creek/Deadwood Conservation Camp area.The [...]

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