Kyle Canyon hikes present reprise from summer heat

An excellent way to escape our oppressive summer heat is by heading up to Kyle Canyon in the Mount Charleston area of the Spring Mountains National Recreation Area. You can expect temperatures to be about 20 degrees cooler than in Pahrump, and there are plenty of trails to hike under the nearly ideal conditions.

Divas: What in the world is a Zoodle?

’Tis the season when zucchini and summer squash are plentiful. What to do with all these squash? Of course you can grill, sauté, bake, freeze, make bread or leave some on your neighbor’s porch when they’re not looking. But did you know you can make a substitute for pasta?

The curse of the Chicaco Cubs

I was walking past Petco Park today and saw hordes of Cubbies fans approaching for the afternoon game with the Padres, (the Cubs won 6-3, sweeping the series) and I started thinking about the Cubs’ chances of winning the pennant and overcoming the dreaded Billy Goat Curse.

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The curse of the Chicaco Cubs

I was walking past Petco Park today and saw hordes of Cubbies fans approaching for the afternoon game with the Padres, (the Cubs won 6-3, sweeping the series) and I started thinking about the Cubs’ chances of winning the pennant and overcoming the dreaded Billy Goat Curse.

Commentary: Ed, he’s just a personable guy

He is one of the most personable guys I know. Over the past six years it has been hard to find a day where I haven’t talked to Ed Kirkwood. For those who haven’t met Ed, he is the Trojans athletic director and he is leaving for Florida today.

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California Lottery, Aug. 24

No one matched all five numbers and the mega number in Wednesday’s drawing of the California Super Lotto. The next jackpot will be at least $29 million.

Divas: What in the world is a Zoodle?

’Tis the season when zucchini and summer squash are plentiful. What to do with all these squash? Of course you can grill, sauté, bake, freeze, make bread or leave some on your neighbor’s porch when they’re not looking. But did you know you can make a substitute for pasta?

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