Tasting Fine Napa Valley Merlots

At a recent “Masters of Merlot” event at the COPIA Center in Napa, winemaker Chris Carpenter, referenced the film, “Sideways,”…

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Homeless app creator says city is stonewalling him

The CEO of a nonprofit that created a street response app being used in the Tenderloin to help those living…

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Big wins for affordable housing in the November 2018 election

Tuesday’s election was a victory for affordable housing at the state and local ballot. With state Propositions 1 and 2,…

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Breaking bad

Bone fractures around the knee fall into two groups: Those that lead to arthritis and those that heal just fine.…

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Leading a bicycle coalition in San Francisco is a perilous ride

Riding a bike in San Francisco can be perilous. There are speeding cars and potholes. Then there is the politics…

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Bay Area arts organizations see changes at the top

After years, sometimes decades, of steady leadership, major Bay Area arts organizations are undergoing big changes. San Francisco Symphony Music…

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Blues Traveler’s John Popper collects historical weapons

After three decades with his rootsy New Jersey outfit Blues Traveler, vocalist-harmonica hurricane John Popper never looks a gift horse…

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Quinn Cook gets hot in Warriors win

By CJ Peterson Special to S.F. Examiner OAKLAND — Pulling up from 27-feet away from the basket at the 3:18…

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