San Jose, California - A fractured Silicon Valley family tries to navigate a changing world: "In The Goodbye House, the landscape is so keenly observed, and the emotions so deeply felt, one cannot help but be drawn into this complex family drama. Coates writes with clarity and grace, solidifying his place in the canon of great California literature." ~ Michelle Richmond, author of Golden State

Washington, DC - Early reports that a pair of treasure hunters has found the legendary Nazi gold train in a hidden tunnel somewhere in Poland were dismissed at first.  But now government officials seem to think the story may be true.  The Poles have laid claim to the haul, if and when it is found, acknowledging that the adventurers who say they know where it is would be entitled to a 10% reward.

Imperial, California - The most notable differences between sea salt and table salt are in their taste, texture and processing.

Imperial, California - It was inevitable that the lagging economy would force the tooth fairy to cut back on payouts to tots when they lose their teeth, according the Association of Mature American Citizens.  The newest Visa survey shows that when a kid leaves a lost tooth under the pillow, the child can expect only $3.19 in the swap-24 cents less than what kids got last year.

Scottsdale, Arizona - Children need to get plenty of sleep in order to perform well in school. After a summer of staying up late and then sleeping in, many kids are out of their school year bedtime routines.  Mayo Clinic Children's Center pediatric neurologist and sleep specialist Dr. Suresh Kotagal says in order for most school-age children to be at their best, they need to get from 8 1/2 to 9 hours of sleep every night. He also says, "Children should work back into a school year sleep schedule gradually, starting a week or two before the first bell rings."

Imperial, California - Just in time for the start of the 2015 football season, Imperial Headwear has introduced its Tailgate Collection that features state designed hats with creative style names.