Category: Features

Impact of onsite health clinics on workers’ rights

This weeks question comes from Tara S. from Fremont, who writes: Q: I follow your column regularly and took particular…

3 days ago

Getting the most out of parent-teacher conferences

If you’re a parent, you have more than a full time job. You juggle work and kids’ schedules. You try…

6 days ago

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,”…

7 days ago

Breaking bad

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

7 days ago

Consequences of vehicular homicide

This week’s question comes from Jane in San Rafael, who asks: Q:“I am an avid bicyclist and supporter of the…

1 week ago

Schools Superintendent Vincent Matthews: Helping students to grow as readers

There is a lot to love about November — sweet potato pie, extra cheesy macaroni and cheese, and football almost…

2 weeks ago

Revisiting an epic story of wine and winning

The documentary film, “Somm” chronicled the arduous regime of four young sommeliers, struggling to prepare to take the Master Sommelier…

2 weeks ago

Touched by Buddha: Exploring the spas of Chiang Mai

The tradition of Thai massage is older than the Bible. Whether a two-person stretching and hands-on yoga session or a…

2 weeks ago