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Chefs and sommeliers join forces to end childhood hunger

An estimated one in six children in America lives with hunger, including more than one in five kids in California.

Building a bridge from high school to college

The percentage of San Francisco Unified School District graduates enrolling in college has been steadily increasing.

  • Mar 19, 2019

Learning not to give in

We give in too often. Whether it is to an injury, disease,…

The Limerick Lane Cellars story is one of stewardship

Jake Bilbro is only the third owner in Limerick Lane Cellars’ 106-year…

Yee’s ‘Great Leap’ mixes hoops and hopes at ACT

Politics, culture clashes and generational divides are recurring themes for playwright Lauren…

Los Olivos offers rustic allure as a wine country getaway

Years ago, we discovered the charm of Los Olivos when it was…

Reporting sexual harassment in the gig economy

This week’s question comes from K, who asks: Q:“I am female and…

SF schools make it easy for students to eat a healthy breakfast

This week, the San Francisco Unified School District, along with other districts…

Sauvignon blanc no longer a second-choice white wine

Sauvignon blanc, a varietal with roots in both the Loire Valley and…

Paso Robles vintner sets out to prove the white wine skeptics wrong

Experimentation is a distinctive characteristic of winemakers who began, as hobbyists, making…

Navigating a hospital stay

Hospitalization can be a pretty bad experience. Almost everyone needs a guardian…

More wine drinkers are opting to skip stores for direct shipping

Recently, for a friend’s birthday gift, I phoned a local Sonoma County…

Finding liability for falling trees

Recently, I addressed a question posed by a reader who asked who…

Clos du Val winery continues to make history

It is the perfect scenario for a Hollywood movie. A dream come…

What’s hot and what’s not in knee surgery: a few of the highlights

Stem cells are both in and out. It was once thought that…

Cell turnover keeps athletes like Tom Brady healthy despite bacteria-ridden mouth guard

Watch Tom Brady’s mouth guard. In and out of his mouth, covered…

Vineyards adjust to climate change and the news is not all bad for wine drinkers

With everything that surrounds the mystique of wine, it is, essentially, an…

Pairing wines with an olive oil born of tragedy

Were it not for a catastrophic winter frost more than three decades…

Tasty tapas in secret Pawn Shop on Mission

Entry into The Pawn Shop at Mission and Sixth streets in The…

California starts year with laws targeting sexual harasssment

Around this time every year, I write a series of articles on…