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Sequestered sipping cocktails brought to you by San Francisco bartenders

Besides having a drink while in coronavirus stay-at-home mode, you can virtually tip the creators and support your local bars

Viral musings: Dealing with cabin fever in the days of COVID-19

A few helpful tips for enduring these unusual times

Can I take paid leave for possible coronavirus exposure?

Dear Mr. Dolan: Last week I was at a dinner party and…

Newest Redbreast Irish Whiskey release was 27 years in the making

Ruby port casks from Portugal bring distinction to the aging process

Sharing culture, one cup at a time

Lamea Abuelrous arrives to her cafe, Temo’s, before dawn

Jolene’s proudly rejects racism, sexism, phobias

‘I feel really fortunate to do what I love and to be able to live off of it’

Letting students lead their parent-teacher conferences

Tips for busy parents as they meet with teachers

Cain Vineyard personifies the pioneering spirit of Napa Valley’s Spring Mountain District

Often overshadowed by those on the valley floor, the Spring Mountain District appellation sits above the town of St. Helena

Young San Francisco cyclists aim to inspire on cross country ride

These lucky seven cyclists from San Francisco’s Ruth Asawa School of the Arts call their upcoming journey “Pedal Towards The Future”

Texting isn’t the only illegal phone activity while driving

This week’s question comes from Sandra in the Upper Haight, who writes:…

Making sure students get a healthy breakfast

Students do better in school when they have access to healthy breakfasts,…

Remembering rockin’ Roy Loney: San Francisco born and bred

“I wanted to be Roy when I grew up,” said Jello Biafra…

Riptide: An everyman sort of bar in San Francisco’s Sunset District

‘What I enjoy about this bar is you can have an Irish construction worker sitting next to a drag queen, and everyone is happy and fine.’

Book offers some fun facts about tonic water

When you think of quinine water do you think of stout, pink-faced British sea captains being revived by gin and tonics?

Who pays when at fault drivers are minimally insured?

This week’s question comes from Lydia in South San Francisco who asks:…

Participating in the 2020 Census with SF public schools

2020 is the year of the Census, and San Francisco public schools…

Oceano Wines brings the taste of San Luis Obispo to the East Coast

Rachel Martin, who co-founded Oceano Wines in San Luis Obispo can truly be described as bicoastal.

Three perfect days in sensational Sydney

Clean, walkable city is both friendly and diverse

Winter hikes in Northern California’s snowy mountains

Here are some favorite day trips in our area, arranged from easiest to more challenging.

Kicking off the budgeting process with the School Planning Summit

Last week I shared some information about SFUSD’s budget. I mentioned how…