Friday, December 26, 2014

Tennyson’s first goal is the difference in Sharks win

SAN JOSE — Matt Tennyson scored, that’s all he knows and all he cares to know. Tennyson and Barclay Goodrow scored within 34 seconds of each other midway through the third period to lift the San Jose Sharks to a 4-3 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Thursday night. “It’s always good to get that […]

Sharks blank Nashville, 2-0

SAN JOSE — Tomas Hertl scored in the first period and Antti Niemi earned his 29th career shutout in his return to the net, helping the San Jose Sharks beat the Nashville Predators, 2-0, on Saturday night for their seventh win in eight games. Joe Thornton added an empty-net goal as the Sharks put together […]

Wife’s behavior out of control

Dear Annie: My brother has been separated from his wife, “Sherrie,” for a year. They have three girls under the age of 5. Sherrie is crazy. She stalks him. She has gone to his job and caused a scene. She’s called every one of his female workers and accused them of sleeping with him. She […]

I’m only looking for a place to play

It’s amazing how two people with relatively similar backgrounds can look at a problem very differently. My recent example is this. I have a friend who lives in Placerville named Marsha. We have many things in common, but we particularly like to practice guitar together. Sometimes we meet between our two home towns, which means […]

Closing the final chapter on the ugliest story in Winters history

Sitting in Judge Stephen Mock’s courtroom last Monday, after William Gardner was sentenced to life in prison without parole for the murder of Leslie Pinkston, I was a bit surprised by my lack of emotional response. Aside from an initial flash of satisfaction, I didn’t feel much of anything, really. Just empty. The words of […]

Dodging the flu

By Richard Fleming, M.D. If I am not mistaken, it has been getting colder outside lately. Strangely, it has also been raining. While I am no weather forecaster, it seems winter may be looming on the near horizon. Winter brings a variety of nice developments, including holidays and family get-togethers. It also carries in a […]

Car Care: Smart ideas for preparing your car for your next road trip

Special to The Enterprise Are you a self-proclaimed road warrior who loves when other drivers do a double take to admire your well-cared-for car? Do you like to make others envious of your engine’s soft purr, your car’s immaculate finish, manicured curves and polished accents? Now’s the time to get your vehicle road trip ready […]

Sports briefs: Playing in France, former Aggie Payne is an all-star

In his first season with Champagne Châlons-Reims Basket, a French club team, former UC Davis basketball star Mark Payne has been selected by League Nationale de Basket officials as one of 24 players worthy of competing in this year’s All-Star Game. Payne and his all-star team of foreign players will square off against another squad made up […]