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Tommy’s Mexican Restaurant: A place of friendship

“It’s a beautiful country but I don’t think I’m going to stay here forever,” Tommy Bermejo wrote in a letter from the United States to his wife.

Can an endangered plant help wildlife escape rising seas?

On a recent sunny day, we pounded large wooden branches into the sand and mud next to newly planted shrubs at a salt marsh in the north San Francisco Bay.

  • Jul 20, 2019

Napa Valley Icons share inspirational wines to support Alzheimer’s research

Magnificent wines represent the extraordinary skill of Napa Valley winemakers

The Haitian spirit clairin is more like mezcal than rum

In 2017, the first clairin was officially exported to the U.S.

Why most total knee replacements are not needed

This year, in the United States alone, the number of total knee replacements will exceed 600,000.

The Balvenie Stories are innovative Scotch whiskeys

Scotland’s century-old Balvenie Distillery introduces new line

Rotator cuff injuries revisited

The rotator cuff of the shoulder has four major tendons. The supraspinatus—the…

We taste-tested 13 hard seltzers so you don’t have to

By Bethany Ao, The Philadelphia Inquirer PHILADELPHIA — Ah, summer. The season…

Three terrific days in Toronto

Melting pot city has historic treasures, great art, architecture and restaurants

New Bannister wines pair well with Chef Shane McAnelly’s creative small plates

It was a beautiful day. We sat under a huge old oak…

Risk exposure time

The increasing number of injuries in all sports for all ages begs…

A Love Supreme: Coltrane Church celebrates 50 years

‘I don’t believe this community could’ve manifested in any place other than San Francisco. We belong to San Francisco,’ said Archbishop Franzo W. King, co-founder of the Church of St. John Coltrane.

The unexpected pleasures of Uganda

Seeing mountain gorillas thriving an unforgettable experience

Mi Sueño Winery: An Immigrant’s Dream

The theme that is woven through Rolando Herrera’s inspiring story is one of hard work and persistence.

Great grandson of Jim Beam puts mark on a whiskey worth drinking

The signatures of Fred Noe and Shinji Fukuyo adorn the bottle of Legent.

SPiN ping pong bar makes tweaks to keep the social club going

Social club has renovated patio, new drinks and snacks

Examining the birth tissue revolution

Birth tissues products donated by the mothers when they give birth are the new fountain of youth used in many fields of medicine.

‘The Gazelle of San Quentin’

Seven years into a life sentence, Markelle Taylor was 36 and realized continued survival at San Quentin State Prison would require some spiritual help.

From Miles to Melville: The scene at Glen Park’s Bird & Beckett

“The store exists because of the largesse of people who support it,” said Eric Whittington, proprietor of Glen Park’s Bird & Beckett’s Books and Records.

Sparkling Cremant d’ Alsace wines offer diversity and value

With the arrival of summer, rose’ and sparkling wines naturally come to mind.