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There are ways to determine the authenticity of California ballot boxes that are being used in the November 2020 election. (Courtesy photo)

Be sure to use an official ballot drop box when voting

California’s Secretary of State offers an online list of locations

Parents are invited to attend online sessions to hear more about SFUSD’s new policies for determining where youngsters attend school. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Update on elementary school assignment process

Upcoming information sessions scheduled

Rerun breaks to chew on a branch during a morning hike in the Sangre de Cristo foothills. (Julie L. Kessler/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Rerun road trip stops in Trinidad, Santa Fe and Austin

Here’s part four of a pandemic-era series chronicling a U.S. tour with a four-legged passenger

The Cao Family poses for a photo opportunity at one of Yosemite’s famed Instagram locations Taft Point, named after William Howard Taft, the 27th U.S. president. (Courtesy Cheryl Nutter-Ng)

Exploring Yosemite National Park in three days

Pandemic won’t stop visitors from enjoying breathtaking views

  • Oct 17, 2020
The Cao Family poses for a photo opportunity at one of Yosemite’s famed Instagram locations Taft Point, named after William Howard Taft, the 27th U.S. president. (Courtesy Cheryl Nutter-Ng)
Oenologist Diane Flamand introduces the Légende Collection. (Courtesy Nick Passmore)

Légende Collection provides an affordable taste of Bordeaux

Wines from Domaines Barons de Rothschild group are created for everyday enjoyment

Oenologist Diane Flamand introduces the Légende Collection. (Courtesy Nick Passmore)
While it’s not legally required that voters in California wear masks at polling places, officials highly encourage the practice. <ins>(Courtesy photo)</ins>

Health and safety measures at the voting booth

Voters and poll workers should wear masks, social distance and sanitze hands

While it’s not legally required that voters in California wear masks at polling places, officials highly encourage the practice. <ins>(Courtesy photo)</ins>
Washing hands frequently remains important in the battle to stop the spread of COVID-19. (Courtesy photo)

Updated perspectives of COVID: October 2020

Mask-wearing, hand-washing, testing are still best protections

Washing hands frequently remains important in the battle to stop the spread of COVID-19. (Courtesy photo)

Updates on plans for in-person learning at SFUSD

Small group of youngest students to return in initial phase

High noon at the Oasis

D’Arcy Drollinger’s busy at the helm of the SoMa drag club and other ventures, too

Road tripping with Rerun – Part Three

A pandemic-era series chronicling a U.S. tour with a four-legged passenger

Celebrating Latinx Heritage Month

SFUSD has compiled myriad cultural resources for students, families

Lodi is the new destination to explore distinctive whites

Vintners in appellation creating diverse selection of single-varietal wines

Road tripping with Rerun – Part Two

A pandemic-era series chronicling a U.S. tour with a four-legged passenger

What is the Electoral College and why do we have one?

It’s not representative of the actual electorate, nor was it designed to be when it was formed over 200 years ago

How we’re planning for in-person learning

Safety is of primary importance as school buildings begin to reopen

Bring on the map makeover

White supremacists’ names being removed from parks and monuments

Enter ‘The Matrix’: Drive-in movies during a pandemic

Though it’s fun to take in a film and drink, I miss watching bartenders make cocktails

Road tripping with Rerun – Part I

A pandemic-era series chronicling a U.S. tour with a four-legged passenger

Inching toward equality for LGBTQ+

Reactions to SB 145 are marred with personal biases and fear mongering

Votes for Prop. J and Prop. 15 will improve public education

People can support schools on Election Day