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On Gardening: 20 years later Scaevola still rocks in the summer landscape

Twenty years ago something odd happened in the plant world, and as I look back now, I realize it flew under the radar. In 1997 a new plant called New Wonder Scaevola won the Georgia Gold Medal, Mississippi Medallion, and Louisiana Select awards. That trifecta was indeed quite rare. This little plant from Australia captured the imagination of the green industry with its fan-shaped flowers and rugged persevering performance.

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Lending update is good news for homebuyers

As home prices keep rising, so do the down payments, keeping many San Diegans from taking that step toward homeownership. The good news is that there are many programs to help with a down payment and loan options that don't require the traditional 20 percent down for a home.

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Battling cancer, Boise senior artist reflects on his life

Recently diagnosed with leukemia, Roy Bosley looks back on his life as an artist. Almost 85 years old, Bosley thinks it’s never too late to learn something new.
Yuqing Zhu yzhu@mcclatchy.com
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Battling cancer, Boise senior artist reflects on his life

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"The Letter Box Project"

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Best of Treasure Valley 2017

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Hawaiian style poké bowls are booming in the Treasure Valley