Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Bridge Sept 1

THE NEA BRIDGE by Phillip Alder FROM THE SOCIAL SIDE OF BRIDGE Lillian Eichler Watson said, “Don’t reserve your best behavior for special occasions. You can’t have two sets of manners, two social codes — one for those you admire and want to impress, another for those whom you consider unimportant. You must be the […]

Is my husband right when he says men aren’t made for monogamy?

Dear Annie: I have been married for 40 years to a man who had a few affairs in the past that I recently found out about. We are both seeing counselors, privately and together. At this point in time, I am tired of dealing with this, and our marriage could well end in divorce. But […]

Horoscopes: Sept. 1, 2014

Labor Day in the United States is traditionally celebrated by giving the day off to those who work so hard for personal and national prosperity. Add a “u” to the letter lineup for the Canadian equivalent in May. Add a change of Mercury to the equation, and you can be sure that the political implications […]

College football Top 25

Winston, FSU hold off Oklahoma St 37-31 in opener  ARLINGTON, Texas — Jameis Winston threw for 370 yards and scored on a 28-yard run, and No. 1 Florida State opened defense of its national title with a 37-31 victory Saturday night over Oklahoma State on the same field where this season’s champion will be crowned. […]

No. 11 Stanford routs UC Davis 45-0 in opener

STANFORD — Ty Montgomery returned his first career punt for a touchdown and caught five passes for 77 yards and another score, and No. 11 Stanford tuned up for a date with No. 15 Southern California next week by routing UC Davis 45-0 on Saturday. The All-American kick returner, who was cleared by team doctors to play […]

Sports on TV/Local sports for Saturday-Sunday, Aug. 30-31, 2014

Saturday’s TV sports Auto racing •NASCAR, Nationwide Series, Great Clips 300, at Hampton, Ga., ESPN2, 4:30 p.m. •IndyCar, MAVTV 500, at Fontana, NBCSN, 6 p.m. Baseball MLB •N.Y. Yankees at Toronto or Detroit at Chicago White Sox, MLB, 10 a.m. •Cincinnati at Pittsburgh, FS1, 1 p.m. •Detroit at Chicago White Sox, WGN, 4 p.m. •Milwaukee […]

This date in sports history for Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014

Aug. 30 1926 — Guy McKinney, driven by Nat Ray, wins the first Hambletonian Stakes. 1927 — Helen Wills wins her fourth U.S. women’s tennis singles title, defeating 16-year-old Betty Nuthall of Britain 6-1, 6-4. 1937 — Joe Louis wins a 15-round unanimous decision over Tommy Farr at Yankee Stadium in the first defense of […]

Jolie, Pitt wed privately at chateau in France

NEW YORK — The wait is finally over: Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, Hollywood’s reigning royal couple, have tied the knot. Despite two years of feverish scrutiny, the pair managed to keep one of the world’s most anticipated weddings shrouded from the media’s glare. When? Where? Why haven’t they yet? Did they already? The celebrity […]

Chamber event looks at health care law

FAIRFIELD — Those who attended a Fairfield-Suisun Chamber of Commerce event Wednesday received some help trying to understand the federal health care law. Ken Stamey and Matt Hefner of Dixon-based PRJ Insurance Marketing gave the help. They spoke during the Good Morning, Fairfield-Suisun City Breakfast at Courtyard by Marriott. “There’s been a lot of issues surrounding this, […]

Winterhawk Winery up for auction

SUISUN VALLEY — People will have one last chance to visit Winterhawk Winery for food, wine and music on Friday and Saturday. And, if they want the chance to buy the Suisun Valley winery, they can attend a trustee sale Friday. The property at 4537 Abernathy Road is scheduled to be the subject of a […]