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Explaining California’s sudden humpback entanglement surge

Every year, humpback whales make their annual trek to feed in the cold, nutrient-rich waters off the coast of California.

  • Apr 21, 2019

The key to a healthy diet: Protein and water

Diets come and go. Advice on water, supplements, energy drinks, and food choices vary like the wind.

Qingdao: China’s Land of wine and beer is immersed in ancient wisdom

New flights from U.S. make visits to Shandong province easy

  • Apr 21, 2019

Looking beyond prosecco for Italian sparkling wine

We often mistakingly define all Italian sparkling wine as prosecco.

SF allows for flexibility in the workplace

This week’s question comes from Candice in San Leandro, who asks: Q:…

School Superintendent Vincent Matthews: Proudly supporting our LGBTQ youth

SFUSD gets a head start on SF’s Pride celebrations

  • Apr 15, 2019

Don’t overlook the Cabernet Sauvignon of Paso Robles

The Paso Robles wine region was built on zinfandel.

Once you go soft you are never going back

New boot designs keep skiers on their feet

Remembering Los Siete and The Mission district’s identity

From the time she was eight years old, Mission-born and raised artist Vero Majano remembers hearing about Los Siete.

Following chain of liability in e-scooter injuries

This week’s question comes from John T. in Portola Valley, who asks:…

SFUSD celebrates nationally-certified teachers

We know our teachers work hard every day.

  • Apr 8, 2019

Finding out why sea stars are disappearing from the San Francisco coast

Six years ago, if you had poked your head under the water off the California coast, you might have seen vibrant populations of ochre and sunflower sea stars.

  • Apr 7, 2019

Cartograph Wines map a path to your palate

Serena Lourie and Alan Baker led adventurous lives even before they became partners in Cartograph Wines in 2009.

Bumpy road for pothole liability

This week’s question comes from Jennifer in Mill Valley, who writes, Q:…

Protecting the elderly from abuse and neglect

This week’s question comes from Tara W. from Tiburon, who asks: Q:“My…

  • Apr 4, 2019

School libraries provide a place for students to be curious

When I was both a student and teacher at SFUSD, one of my favorite places in school was the library.

  • Apr 1, 2019

Touch is a ‘magical gift’

Amongst the many missing things in caregiving, the lack of touch is the easiest to remedy

Rose is breaking out of its stereotypes

While it is now something we enjoy year-round, good rosé is still…

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