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  • Alex LoRussa, 18, and Kalani, his Golden Retriever, ride a paddle board for the first time at Folsom Lake in Folsom, Calif. on Thursday, July 31, 2014
    Jose Luis Villegas | jvillegas@sacbee.com
  • APTOPIX Britain Commonwealth Games
    Canada's Jennifer Abel dives during the 1m springboard diving final, at the Royal Commonwealth Pool, during the Commonwealth Games 2014, in Edinburgh, Friday Aug. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/ PA, Tim Ireland) UNITED KINGDOM OUT NO SALES NO ARCHIVE
    Tim Ireland | AP
  • APTOPIX Virginia Daily Life
    Homer, an 18-week-old mastiff, is dressed as a bumblebee along with his owner, Eddyn Molden, 8, of Middletown, Va. during the judging for the Best Costumed Pet at the Frederick County Fair in Clear Brook, Va. Thursday, July 31, 2014. (AP Photo/ The Winchester Star, Jeff Taylor)
    Jeff Taylor | AP
  • APTOPIX House Obama Lawsuit
    On the last day before Congress takes a five-week summer recess, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., checks her watch for a scheduled vote after speaking to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, July 31, 2014. Yesterday, Republicans pushed through legislation to launch a campaign-season lawsuit against President Barack Obama, accusing him of deliberately exceeding the bounds of his constitutional authority, Democrats have branded the effort a political charade and an effort by top Republicans to mollify conservatives who want Obama to be impeached. (AP Photo/ J. Scott Applewhite)
    J. Scott Applewhite | AP
  • APTOPIX Obama
    President Barack Obama mentions actions in Congress before signing the Fair Pay and Safe Workplace executive order, requiring prospective federal contractors to disclose labor law violations, Thursday, July 31, 2014, in the South Court Auditorium of the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House complex in Washington. (AP Photo/ Jacquelyn Martin)
    Jacquelyn Martin | AP
  • APTOPIX Supreme Court Ginsburg
    Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in her Supreme Court chambers in Washington, Thursday, July 31, 2014. Ginsburg says the Supreme Court won't duck the issue of same-sex marriage the next time a case comes to the court. The 81-year-old Ginsburg said in an interview with The Associated Press on Thursday that she expects a same-sex marriage case to be heard and decided by June 2016, and possibly a year earlier.(AP Photo/ Cliff Owen)
    Cliff Owen | AP
  • APTOPIX GOP 2016 Christie New Hampshire
    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie sits on stage at BAE Systems in Nashua, N.H. listening to Republican candidate for governor of New Hampshire, Walt Havenstein, give a campaign speech on Thursday, July 31, 2014. Christie has been traveling around the country boosting Republican candidates in his role as chair of the Republican Governors Association. (AP Photo/ Cheryl Senter)
    Cheryl Senter | AP
  • APTOPIX Usher New Look
    Rapper-actor Ludacris watches a video presentation during the 15th anniversary celebration of Usher's New Look Foundation, Thursday, July 31, 2014, in Atlanta. Legendary boxer Sugar Ray Leonard, director Kenny Leon and producer Jermaine Dupri were among the 450-plus attendees at foundation's President's Circle Awards luncheon in downtown Atlanta on Thursday. The nonprofit organization founded by the Grammy-winning singer also celebrated raising $1 million. "This is a passion fuel for me," Usher said Thursday. (AP Photo/ David Goldman)
    David Goldman | AP
  • APTOPIX Ukraine Plane
    Australian and Dutch investigators examine pieces of the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 plane, near the village of Hrabove, Donetsk region, eastern Ukraine Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. The investigators from the Netherlands and Australia plus officials with the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe traveled from the rebel-held city of Donetsk in 15 cars and a bus to the crash site outside the village of Hrabove. Then they started setting up a base to work from at a chicken farm. (AP Photo/ Dmitry Lovetsky)
    Dmitry Lovetsky | AP
  • APTOPIX Taiwan Gas Explosions
    A destroyed fire truck is seen overturned in the rubble after massive gas explosions in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. A series of underground explosions about midnight Thursday and early Friday ripped through Taiwan's second-largest city, killing scores of people, Taiwan's National Fire Agency said Friday. (AP Photo/ Wally Santana)
    Wally Santana | AP
  • APTOPIX Russia World War I Ceremony
    A boy poses for a photo standing at a monument to the Heroes of the World War I as the sun sets over the scene on the eve of the day of the 100th anniversary of its beginning in Victory Park on Poklonnaya Hill in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, July 31, 2014. (AP Photo/ Alexander Zemlianichenko)
    Alexander Zemlianichenko | AP
  • APTOPIX Mideast Israel Palestinians
    Palestinians, with the help of a donkey cart, carry their belongings through the heavily bombed Gaza City neighborhood of Shijaiyah, close to the Israeli border, Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. A three-day Gaza cease-fire that began Friday quickly unraveled, with Israel and Hamas accusing each other of violating the truce. (AP Photo/ Hatem Moussa)
    Hatem Moussa | AP
  • APTOPIX Mideast Israel Palestinians
    A medic carries a Palestinian baby injured in Israeli shelling in a hospital in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip, Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/ Eyad Baba)
    Eyad Baba | AP
  • APTOPIX India Landslide
    Chandrakant Zanjare, who said he lost 13 family members to a landslide, wails near the site where his house stood in Malin village, in the western Indian state of Maharashtra, Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. Heavy rains hampered efforts Friday by hundreds of rescue workers digging through heavy mud and debris, as the death toll from a landslide that engulfed an entire village in western India crossed 50. (AP Photo/ Rafiq Maqbool)
    Rafiq Maqbool | AP
  • APTOPIX Sudan Death Sentence
    With tears streaming down his face, Daniel Wani, husband of Meriam Ibrahim, talks with reporters shortly after arriving in Manchester, N.H., Thursday, July 31, 2014. Ibrahim, who refused to recant her Christian faith in the face of a death sentence in Sudan, and Wani will make their new home in New Hampshire. (AP Photo/ Charles Krupa)
    Charles Krupa | AP
  • APTOPIX Vietnam Traveling Memorial
    Veterans Memorial Museum director Chip Duncan pauses in front of the Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall on Thursday morning, July 31, 2014, after its installation at the museum in Chehalis,Wash. (AP Photo/ The Olympian, Steve Bloom)
    Steve Bloom | AP
  • APTOPIX Britain Commonwealth Games
    A jumper raises sand during the women's long jump final at Hampden Park Stadium during the Commonwealth Games 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland, Thursday July 31, 2014. (AP Photo/ Frank Augstein)
    Frank Augstein | AP
  • APTOPIX Britain Commonwealth Games
    Gold medal winner Steven Lewis of England jumps during the pole vault final at Hampden Park Stadium during the Commonwealth Games 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland, Friday Aug. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/ Frank Augstein)
    Frank Augstein | AP
  • APTOPIX Bolivia Mother Earth
    People burn offerings to "Pachamama," or "Mother Earth," on La Cumbre, a mountain that is considered scared ground, on the outskirts of La Paz, Bolivia, Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. The month of August is the time people gather in the mountains of Bolivia to make offerings in honor of the earth goddess and ask for good fortune. According to local agrarian tradition, Mother Earth awakes hungry and thirsty in August and needs offerings of food and drink in order for to be fertile and yield abundant crops. (AP Photo/ Juan Karita)
    Juan Karita | AP
  • Low levels of water at Folsom Lake due to the California water drought has forced boat owners to remove their boats from the Folsom Lake Marina in Folsom, Calif. This photograph was made on Thursday, July 31, 2014
    Jose Luis Villegas | jvillegas@sacbee.com
  • A Folsom Lake visitor uses a paddle board to make his way around Folsom Lake in Folsom, Calif. on Thursday, July 31, 2014
    Jose Luis Villegas | jvillegas@sacbee.com
  • RB_Demolition_
    Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson speaks to members of the press and a crowd of construction workers at the Downtown Plaza in Sacramento on Friday, August 1, 2014. Preliminary demolition of Downtown Plaza began at 6 a.m. today. Chris Granger, Kings president, and Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson greeted members of the press and approximately 100 construction workers.
    Randall Benton | rbenton@sacbee.com
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    Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson, left, with California Senator Ted Gaines and California Assembly member Richard Pan, speaks to members of the press and a crowd of construction workers at the Downtown Plaza in Sacramento on Friday, August 1, 2014. Preliminary demolition of Downtown Plaza began at 6 a.m. today. Chris Granger, Kings president, and Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson greeted members of the press and approximately 100 construction workers.
    Randall Benton | rbenton@sacbee.com
  • Tino Gauthier, cq, plays in the front yard of his home with his mother Shelby Gauthier-Owensby, cq, right, on Tuesday evening, July 29, 2014. A new bill would provider low-income mothers with a stipend for diapers.
    Jose Luis Villegas | jvillegas@sacbee.com
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