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Make her love me again

Dear Annie: I know I have my faults, but I can’t figure out why my wife suddenly hates me. She has said so. We have been married for 25 years and it’s like a light switch flicked. At first, I didn’t quite get it and didn’t respond well (arguing and shouting at her). But when […]

‘Minor’ seizures, Mom … minor

Dear Annie: I have epilepsy with very minor seizures that occur roughly once every three weeks. Because I am currently unemployed, I am forced to live at home with my parents as I search for another job. Even though I am over 30, my mother wants me to stay at home unless I have a […]

What we endure for our pets

Dear Annie: I was going out of town on business for a week, and a couple I know jumped at the chance to house sit. I offered to let them stay at my place in exchange for taking care of my cat. I asked in advance what staples they would want, so they wouldn’t have […]

Sports briefs: Gronks and Kaps, here’s your flag football chance

All those would-be Colin Kaepernicks and Rob Gronkowskis of Davis will have their chances to shine this spring. Registration is being taken for the city’s adult flag football league. The six-game schedule costs $378 per team and will be played Sundays at Playfields Park. Action gets underway Feb. 21. For additional information, or to sign […]

Wrestling takes slew of medals in Modesto

Though there were no scheduled varsity wrestling tournaments this past weekend, the Davis High wrestling team still took to the mat, with several regular varsity athletes outperforming their peers at the Enochs JV and girls tournament in Modesto. Leading the way this weekend was sophomore Owen Musgrove, who continued his emergence on the Devil wrestling […]

Cousins, Casspi carry Kings over Clippers

LOS ANGELES — DeMarcus Cousins had 19 points and 13 rebounds, Omri Casspi added 17 points and the Sacramento Kings stopped the Los Angeles Clippers’ 10-game win streak with a 110-103 victory on Saturday night. J.J. Redick scored 22 points, hitting five 3-pointers, and reserve Jamal Crawford added 20 points for the Clippers, who were […]

JV roundup: Younger DHS boys go 1-1 as league play begins

The Davis High boys junior varsity basketball team opened Delta League play last week by splitting a pair of contests against Sacramento-area foes. It did not take long for the Blue Devils (7-7, 1-1 in league) to get rocked by the unforgiving waves of the challenging conference. DHS passed its first Delta League test, at Elk Grove on Wednesday, […]

January 13, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

DHS snowboard team shreds at first race of the season

By Stacy Piacentini The Davis High School snowboard team eagerly opened its season on Monday at Alpine Meadows resort. After several years of minimal snow, the athletes had a chance to compete in favorable conditions, claiming third place overall. Although the snow was great and the sky was blue, the tightly set gates proved to […]

January 13, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Senior sister feels like scapegoat

Dear Annie: I’m a 70-year-old woman, respectable, attractive, well-educated, retired and totally self-sufficient. I owe no one anything and ask for nothing. The problem is my family. Although I have always treated them with kindness and respect, they are extremely disrespectful and spiteful to me. My narcissistic drama queen “victim” sister, who brags how “competitive” […]

China edges U.S. as Wambach calls it a career

NEW ORLEANS — Abby Wambach threatened to score several times in the final game of her extraordinary career, but China shut out the World Cup champion United States, 1-0, on Wednesday to hand the Americans their first loss on home soil in more than a decade. Wambach played 72 minutes, managing two threatening headers and […]

December 17, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Youth roundup: Perfect Storm in youth soccer

The Davis Storm, a U14 girls AYSO fall soccer team, won its third straight tournament recently in Foster City. Coming off of victories at the regional tourney in Davis and the area tournament in Antelope, the locals stormed out of the gates in Foster City, beating Hillsborough, 7-0. Ana Fenton and Michelle Martinez scored key goals […]

December 17, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Sports briefs: Bring a toy to the Causeway Classic

The UC Davis men’s basketball program hopes fans attending Wednesday’s rematch with Sacramento State at The Pavilion will help make underserved kids’ Yuletide bright. Benefitting Toy for Tots, Aggie and Hornet nations are asked to contribute an unwrapped toy at entry. By doing so, fans will be given chances to win Sierra-at-Tahoe lift tickets. Game […]

November 29, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Youth roundup: Diamonds sparkle at Level 3 state meet

All-around gold medals went to April Seeger, a fifth-grader at North Davis Elementary and Hannah Hong, sixth-grader at Patwin, as the Davis Diamonds youth gymnastics squad came up big at the Junior Olympics Level 3 North State Championships, on Saturday and Sunday at the Livermore Community Center. In addition to Seeger (beam, floor) and Hong (uneven bars, beam), Davis’ […]

November 27, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Cousins carries Kings over Orlando

ORLANDO, Fla. — At times during his career, frustration has gotten the best of Sacramento’s DeMarcus Cousins. He did the frustrating against the Orlando Magic. Cousins had 29 points and 12 rebounds as the Kings held off the Magic, 97-91, on Saturday night. It was just the latest complete performance for Cousins, who has recorded […]

November 22, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,
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