Outdoors

Outdoors

Tips to avoid running injuries and ensure a better stride

Why do you run? It's a question that we hear often. Is it because it makes you happier or more brave? Or perhaps it's because of the health benefits, including lowering your risk for diabetes, cancer, and heart disease? Whatever your reason, there's one thing we can assure you: Running, like any other sweat style, is much, much better injury-free.

Outdoors

Yakima delivers rooftop tent for your car for convenience camping

Who knew you could enjoy a camping experience and still get a penthouse view? The Yakima SkyRise 3 Rooftop Tent delivers on its name, with a tent that is pitched atop your car via an ingenious design that uses your vehicle's roof rack to support itself and the happy campers. Yakama has used its decades of experience in manufacturing racks to carry your bikes and kayaks to create this three-man tent (able to hold up to 600 pounds of campers) that is the fastest tent you'll ever assemble. When packed, the tent features a low profile on your car's roof. Once you undo the cover, you simply unfold the tent and extend the ladder. That's all there is to it.

Outdoors

Six herbs for quicker weight loss

Opting for natural, whole foods, consuming more water and upping your workout routine are the general basic tenants of weight loss. But there could be a secret other solution to your dieting woes: herbs.

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'We fought for your freedom to hate us,' Merced veteran says

Jamie Bradley, a 62-year-old Veteran of 23 years, on July 27, 2017 responds to the presidents tweet that said transgender people will no longer be allowed to be in the military. mvelez@mercedsun-star.com
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'We fought for your freedom to hate us,' Merced veteran says 1:26

'We fought for your freedom to hate us,' Merced veteran says

Watch angry mother break up underage party at her Merced County home 1:04

Watch angry mother break up underage party at her Merced County home

Woman treated for smoke inhalation after Atwater duplex fire 0:20

Woman treated for smoke inhalation after Atwater duplex fire

Teen driver who streamed crash, sister's death charged with DUI, gross vehicular manslaughter 1:13

Teen driver who streamed crash, sister's death charged with DUI, gross vehicular manslaughter