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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…

Tips for dealing with back pain

Low back pain connects with a special region in the brain and…

The storied history, and elegant wines, of Larkmead

All wineries have a story, but few match that of Larkmead, located…

An immigrant’s Sonoma legacy: Zinfandel and other Italian varietals

Today, Sonoma County’s Seghesio Family Vineyards is well-known for its fine zinfandel…

Top five reasons to avoid space travel

1. Gravity *The lack of gravitational force is deadly to humans. The…

Wine that favors nuance over sheer power

Sometimes the availability of special fruit can lure winemakers out of their…

A handful of hot spots for bucket list travel in 2019

There’s no time like resolution time to create a bucket list. Wanderer…

How to spot human trafficking

This weeks question comes from Lydia in San Francisco, who writes: Q:…

Flutes may be out, but sparkling wine and champagne are always in

Champagne and sparkling wines are always part of holidays and special occasions…

Only in Las Vegas: Not just a meme

Las Vegas has always been the place where whatever happens there stays…

Pop, catch, give way: The sounds you don’t want to hear

“Doc, my knee popped, it now catches and gives way.” Whether it…

Planning a Work-Appropriate Holiday Party

Every year, my firm receives multiple phone calls from people who have…

Pitching student-centered solutions

What word comes to mind when you hear San Francisco public schools?…

Picking a scooter company

This week’s question comes from Quinton in San Francisco, who asks: Q:…

Selling the best of the West wines —along with the cheese

Chris Wanner, who owns West Coast Wine and Cheese with his wife…

Gene editing has the potential to kill off diseases

The first known experiment using the CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing technique with live…

Scooter companies show no concern for users, pedestrians

This week’s article is a continuation of my open letter to Scoot,…

Measuring how San Francisco schools are doing

Here at the San Francisco Unified School District, we discuss improving education…

Can arthritis someday be cured?

I used to find a lot of time in every second. Rapid…