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National parks draw in record crowds

...throngs of tourists have been showing up in big numbers at other national parks, including Yellowstone in Wyoming, Yosemite in California and Zion in Utah, driven by good weather, cheap gas and marketing campaigns ahead of next year's National Park Service...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2015-09-03/national-parks-draw-record-crowds
American Pharoah will run in the Breeders' Cup Classic in October

...to Keen Ice in the $1.6 million Travers, American Pharoah was returned to Baffert's home base at Del Mar Racetrack in California. He is to be paraded before fans at the track this weekend, and then on to Santa Anita to continue training.There's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-09-03/american-pharoah-will-run-breeder
Come to a full stop

...potential registered drivers."They seem unaware that it also costs taxpayers big bucks to issue documents to the undocumented. California alone spent $67.4 million issuing illegal immigrant IDs during fiscal 2014.If Georgia is smart, taxpayers won't have...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-09-03/come-full-stop
Alyson Jenkins

...memorial contributions may be made in Alyson's name to the American Chronic Pain Association, P. O. Box 850, Rocklin, Ca. 95677, 1-800-533-3231, theacpa.org. Thomas Poteet & Son Funeral Directors, 214 Davis Rd., Augusta, GA 30907...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000175739394
Bears star linebacker Lance Briggs to retire

...CHARGED: Former NFL running back Lawrence Phillips has been charged with murder in the death of his cellmate at a Central California prison.Phillips is suspected of killing 37-year-old Damion Soward at Kern Valley State Prison in April. Officials determined...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-09-02/bears-star-linebacker-lance-b
Man who got life for marijuana charge goes free in Missouri

...that the sentence was too stiff and that marijuana should not be forbidden.Mizanskey was sentenced in 1996 - the same year California became the first state to legalize marijuana for medical purposes. Medical marijuana is now legal in 23 states, and recreational...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2015-09-01/man-who-got-life-marijuana
New stipend could play role in where recruits go to college

...they sell that."Miami quarterback Brad Kaaya will receive more than most of his Hurricanes teammates, since his home is California and the figure accounts for the expense he'll incur flying back and forth across the country.Kaaya sees both sides of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-09-01/new-stipend-could-play-ro
California eliminates Kentucky at Little League World Series

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - California hit a pair of home runs and took full advantage of four errors, pulling away to an 11-3 victory on Tuesday night that eliminated...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-08-25/california-eliminates-ke
Trump's idea for mass deportation similar to 1930s removals

...said Francisco Balderrama, a Chicano studies professor at California State University, Los Angeles.Two weeks ago, Trump said...late historian Raymond Rodriguez, who testified before a California state committee about seeing his father for the last time...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2015-08-31/trumps-idea-mass-deportati
Dodgers announcer Vin Scully will end run in 2016

...discuss with the team how much he will work next season. He currently calls all nine innings of home games and road games in California and Arizona for the Dodgers' television home on SportsNet LA, while the first three innings of his games are simulcast on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-08-29/dodgers-announcer-vin-sc