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Author Archive: Maureen Fissolo

Ask a Designer: Florals, updated, return to decor

Melissa Rayworth After years of simple solids and geometric prints, the lowly flower is making a comeback in decor. Floral patterns have been blooming all over fashion runways in recent months, and they are slowly finding their way back into the world of home decorating, too. It wasn’t long ago that any mention of floral […]

Hackers may have used Pa. company to hit Target

NEW YORK — The hackers who stole millions of customers’ credit and debit card numbers from Target may have used a Pittsburgh-area heating and refrigeration business as the back door to get in. If that was, in fact, how they pulled it off — and investigators appear to be looking at that theory — it […]

Cousins leads Kings past Jazz 112-102 in OT

SALT LAKE CITY — DeMarcus Cousins had 28 points and Isaiah Thomas scored 23 of his 26 points after halftime to help the Sacramento Kings snap a six-game skid with a 112-102 overtime victory against the Utah Jazz on Saturday night. Trey Burke gave the Jazz their final lead at 102-101 with a 3-pointer, but the Kings scored the final […]

Real estate transactions for Aug. 3, 2013

BENICIA TOTAL SALES: 8 HIGHEST AMOUNT: $690,000 LOWEST AMOUNT: $273,000 MEDIAN AMOUNT: $410,000 AVERAGE AMOUNT: $412,750 697 Andrew Court – $690,000, 07-03-13 [5 Bdrms - 3397 SqFt - 1998 YrBlt] 871 Channing Circle – $305,000, 07-05-13 [3 Bdrms - 1607 SqFt - 1984 YrBlt] 1746 Devonshire Drive – $273,000, 07-05-13 [2 Bdrms - 1055 SqFt […]

At Cannes, Watson revels in post-’Potter’ freedom

CANNES, France — Emma Watson is reveling in her post-”Potter” freedom at the Cannes Film Festival, relishing a Valley Girl role far from her wise-beyond-her-years Hermione. The 23-year-old “Harry Potter” actress stars in Sofia Coppola’s “The Bling Ring,” which premiered Thursday at the French Riviera festival. The British actress plays a celebrity-obsessed, thickly accented Los […]

Real estate transactions for Feb. 16, 2013

BENICIA TOTAL SALES: 3 HIGHEST AMOUNT: $525,000 LOWEST AMOUNT: $165,000 MEDIAN AMOUNT: $475,000 AVERAGE AMOUNT: $388,333 206 Hillcrest Avenue – $165,000, 01-22-13 [2 Bdrms - 1092 SqFt - 1943 YrBlt] 576 Phelps Court – $475,000, 01-18-13 [3 Bdrms - 2442 SqFt - 1991 YrBlt] 275 West M Street – $525,000, 01-18-13 [3 Bdrms - 2098 […]

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Clyde L. Goss

June 13, 1914 – Jan. 11, 2013 Clyde L. Goss, 98, of Fairfield, died Friday Jan. 11, 2013, at DGMC. Born and raised in Lillie, La., he came to Fairfield Aug. 21, 1957. He served in the U.S. Air Force as a flight engineer, a veteran of World War II, Korea and Vietnam. He retired […]


Best-selling books for week ending Nov. 4: FICTION 1. “The Racketeer” by John Grisham (Doubleday) 2. “The Mark of Athena” by Rick Riordan (Hyperion Books) 3. “The Sins of the Mother” by Danielle Steel (Delacorte Press) 4. “The Casual Vacancy” by J.K. Rowling (Little, Brown) 5. “The Panther” by Nelson DeMille (Grand Central Publishing) 6. […]

Jerusalem’s secular Israeli minority showing life

JERUSALEM — Hundreds of people packed a Jerusalem community center recently for what many in Jerusalem consider a subversive act: They attended a lecture on Saturday, the Jewish Sabbath. The seemingly harmless event, in which the popular Arab-Israeli journalist Sayed Kashua talked about pluralism and tolerance, broke a long-standing ban on holding activities in public […]

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