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Three sensational days in Singapore

Dining experiences abound in charming city-state

Gary’s Wine and Marketplace comes to St. Helena

When we arrived in late afternoon to the all-day event, the store was buzzing

Hiking: Death Valley offers more than name suggests

Scenes from the first “Star Wars” formed my unappealing mental picture of Death Valley

Travel: Sailing from Singapore to Sydney in luxury

Commencing in Singapore, over 18 days, the Silversea Silver Muse made two stops in Indonesia and five in Australia

Who is liable for falling trees?

State law provides that the owner of a tree whose branches overhang an adjoining landowner’s property is liable for damages caused by the overhanging branches.

Carpe diem in San Jose del Cabo

Close-by holiday hot spot in Mexico has something for everyone

Gift bottles they’ll remember: An Umbrian wine, Martinique rum

With the holidays upon us, allow me the gift of sharing two stories

You don’t need to put up with a hostile working environment

Today’s question comes from Geraldine T. in Berkeley: “After reading your article…

Is December really a bad time to sell your home?

Conventional wisdom goes like this: there are times to list your property and times to sit and wait

From the Superintendent: How schools measure success

As a school district we use many measures for how well we educate students.

Iconic French Bordeaux release tops Wine Spectator’s 2019 picks

The United States, at 29 percent, had more wines on the 2019 list than any other country

Students learning to use technology for good

Seventy-two years ago, computer scientist Grace Hopper was experiencing issues with her…

Holiday gift ideas for the traveler in your life

These items may add comfort, save time or relieve stress

The little wine that could: Le Serre Nuove dell ‘Ornellaia

Twenty years have passed since the famed Tenuta dell ‘Ornellaia introduced the first true “second vin”

New state laws expand workplace protections against sexual harassment

Ava G from The Haight asks: “I heard that there were some…

Signature cocktails that never get old

You can enjoy your party a lot more if you offer a signature cocktail or two.

Bourbon taster: The best job ever

Jackie Zykan is a master taster for Old Forester bourbon.

SF schools chart the course for inclusion

Learning about diversity can be practiced at home, too

Conservative care versus operative care

Sometimes surgery is the best treatment option

Prosecco leads Wine Enthusiast magazine Top 100 Wines of 2019

‘Tis the season for major wine periodicals to release their lists of top 100 wines.