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Game tips: Find all the basics you need to know about Nintendo Switch

Nintendo's latest home and portable console, the Nintendo Switch, has officially been announced during a special presentation from the company streaming live from Japan. The Nintendo Switch will mark the first home console release since the Wii U and it will feature both portable and console capabilities that mean you can start playing at home and take it on the go with you if you so choose. If you want to preorder the Switch or check which games are coming out for it on launch, you're in the right place.

Home & Garden

Your Place: When a new fence fails to impress

Q: I recently had a new fence installed, and I am pretty unhappy about it. The wood quality is terrible, as if they used seconds. The salesman said this is the way the fence should look. I have only paid half the total cost. Should I ask them to repair/replace anything before I pay the balance?

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Proud of my dad for fighting brain tumor

My dad is my hero. He is 42 years old and is a brain tumor survivor. He was diagnosed in 2009 at age 35 with an oligodendroglioma. Twelve days later he had his first brain surgery at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in Manhattan. Since then my dad has had two more craniotomies and radiation, and he is now on chemotherapy for the third time.

Videos

How to make a sweet, tangy sesame salad

Gianna Dinuzzo, recipe creator for Ooooby Fresno, makes a salad using seasonal ingredients from local farms, topped with a dressing made from scratch.
Aleksandra Konstantinovic Fresno Bee
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How to make a sweet, tangy sesame salad

Aww: 5 puppy siblings at SLO County Animal Services want to meet you 1:01

Aww: 5 puppy siblings at SLO County Animal Services want to meet you

Go behind the scenes of a bamboo 'oasis' growing in Paso Robles 2:03

Go behind the scenes of a bamboo 'oasis' growing in Paso Robles

SLO County shelter pup Sugar Bear has wheels to get around. Watch her go. 2:02

SLO County shelter pup Sugar Bear has wheels to get around. Watch her go.