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Gridley Herald - Gridley, CA
Updated at 6:56 AM

FRAMINGHAM – Most people heading to the Marathon route on Monday have a good idea of what they’ll be seeing this year – uniformed and undercover police along city streets, bomb-sniffing dogs, security checkpoints at the starting and finish lines.Police aren’t just ramping up their presence on the ground, however. During a demonstration at state police headquarters in Framingham Thursday, officials said increased security will be reflected skyward as well.

Updated at 6:25 AM

HOPKINTON – Third-grader Will Masterson practiced his Swahili with Frankline Chepkwony at the Elmwood School on Thursday morning.Chepkwony is an elite Kenyan runner in this year’s Boston Marathon.

Posted at 11:01 PM

Coming up in the east in late April evenings is the constellation Bootes, the Herdsman. Its principal stars form what looks more like a kite than someone who herds animals. Its brightest star, Arcturus, shines a lovely yellow-orange hue. Over to the...

Posted at 11:01 PM

Ongoing public battles over the reach and authority of prosecutors has cast a shadow over corruption probes in two states. The American Bar Association established a set of standards for prosecutors to use as a guide for professional conduct and...

Posted at 11:01 PM

As a manager, you would think that knowing your department’s role and value would be an obvious requirement. That said, it’s not as simple as it seems. Definitionally, a department’s role is related to the specific work that it performs. A...

Posted at 11:01 PM

Did you know that when the colonies of 1776 sent the Declaration of Independence to King George in England, there was no referendum for the people to speak to the issue? Our leadership sent it, and war was the result. Not everyone was happy.

Posted at 11:01 PM

Welcome to the Berkeley, Calif., of the not-too-distant future, where things aren’t going too well. No phones, no power and — gasp! — no Internet. Yeah, “Transcendence” is another in a long line of movies that starts with the ending, then flashes...

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