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California fruit recalled due to possible Listeria

OTTAWA – Some fruit products imported from California are being recalled due to concerns about possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says the whole peaches, plums, nectarinees and pluots are sold primarily the… 85 more words


My Cynical Dalliance with Social Media

Compared to many of my peers, my digital footprint is relatively large but my engagement has been minimal.  It’s a gift and curse in some ways.   631 more words

Study Says Beef Worse For Environment Than Pork, Poultry

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) — Raising beef for the American dinner table does far more damage to the environment than producing pork, poultry, eggs or dairy, according to a new study. 156 more words


Loop Trolley Informational Open House Thursday

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - This Thursday you can get a complete overview of the Loop Trolley route and a real sense of its future impact. 103 more words


Phone Scammers Target Bay Area Small Business Owners By Posing As PG&E Bill Collectors

(KPIX 5) — Scammers posing as PG&E bill collectors are targeting small businesses here in the Bay Area.

The utility says the scammers usually offer customers an ultimatum – pay your outstanding bill immediately via a pre-paid debit card,  or your electricity will be shut off. 234 more words


Insurer pays homeowner to restore basement, 1 year after flood

TORONTO – Lisa Griffiths was home with her husband when the sewage started backing up in her basement on July 8, 2013. The musicians rushed to recover their instruments and some other precious items in the midst of the rainstorm that led to intense flooding. 533 more words


Airbnb Host Claims Squatter Refusing To Leave Southern California Vacation Home

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — A San Francisco woman who rented out her Southern California vacation home on Airbnb said her latest guest is a squatter who is refusing to leave. 146 more words