Drummond: Finding rental housing in Oakland requires a full-court press
In Oakland's hot rental market, finding a place to live takes persistence and dedication.
Drummond: Justice served in Carlos Nava killing but no winners
Two men were sentenced to more than 100 years in prison for fatally shooting 3-year-old Carlos Nava. The suffering continues for the little boy's family and the loved ones of the perpetrators.
Tammerlin Drummond: Citizen cellphone videos help monitor police
Citizen cellphone videos can be a valuable tool in helping to document possible police abuse.
This barren, desert prison is where O.J. Simpson lives
Some here call it the 'O.J. House,' the only gated community in a vast stretch of desert rich in gold and silver, pioneer trails and proud, isolated towns north of Reno.
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Removing a lawn? Check out synthetic turf
Long scoffed at as the bad toupee of the landscaping world, today's high-end fake grass is realistic-looking, kid-friendly, nonflammable, nontoxic, recyclable and low-maintenance. Better yet, hosing it off once a week, which is recommended if you have pets, consumes way less water than a live lawn.
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MTV wants Beyonce without Jay Z for VMA performance
Singer nominated eight times; Eminem and Iggy Azalea nominated for seven awards each.