Kawakami: Who's likely to clash in heated Warriors-Clippers matchup?
04/18/2014 11:58 AM PDT
Golden State Warriors-Los Angeles Clippers rivalry should produce some playoff skirmishes
Kawakami: Aldon Smith's 2014 season with 49ers in serious jeopardy
04/15/2014 09:34 PM PDT - Team sources indicate that troubled linebacker Aldon Smith hasn't only lost the benefit of the doubt, he probably won't play for the 49ers in 2014.
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Thompson: Warriors' best chance to beat Clippers is small ball
Losing Andrew Bogut leaves the Golden State Warriors vulnerable to the Los Angeles Clippers' inside game in their NBA playoff series; the Warriors' best chance to pull an upset is to go with a smaller lineup, and even then it will be difficult.
Wake of the Week archive: Trouble for local hero 10 years ago
Bud Geracie's archived column from 2004 that takes a sideways look back at the local and national sports scene
Watch these baby ostriches run around and discover the world
On the Rooster Cogburn Ostrich Ranch in Arizona, a bunch of baby ostriches were just born, more than they have in recent years. Full Story
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Free tours of water-wise California-native gardens
As more Californians than ever explore drought-tolerant landscape alternatives, two upcoming garden tours shine a spotlight on low-water native plants. On April 26 and 27, some 60 gardens on the Peninsula and in the Santa Clara Valley will be open to visitors. And on May 4, some 40 East Bay gardens, from Fremont to Martinez, will be open too.
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Ryan Seacrest leaving 'American Idol?'
Report says the “Idol” host stepping down after current season.