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Keep your toys out of the toilet

Bob Blanchard, the owner of the San Francisco plumbing shop Mr. Rooter,…

Help count honeybees this weekend

Gretchen LeBuhn, the associate professor of biology at San Francisco State University,…

Pacifica teen awarded for creating school garden

Pacifica teen Naftali Moed is one of five recipients of the Diller…

PureSleep helps make sack time silent

Noel Lindsay, the CEO and founder of San Francisco-based Sleep Science Partners,…

Chef cooking up options for at-risk San Francisco kids

San Francisco-based chef, author and TV personality Joey Altman will be a…

Author talks about grueling Race Across America experience

Amy Snyder, the author of “Hell on Two Wheels,” a documentation of…

Ex-ODC Theater Rob Bailis on working in the art community

After eight years as director of ODC Theater, Bailis is moving on…

Social media site gives kids an alternative to Facebook

Alan Anderson, the CEO of Imbee, a social media site specifically for…

San Francisco makers get ready for Red Bull Creation

As team leader of San Francisco’s Tech Shop, Charlie Nguyen and his…

Solar energy exec looks to the future

Tim Keating, the vice president of marketing at Skyline Solar — a…

Conservatory of Flowers director Erika Frank on the importance of volunteers

The Conservatory of Flowers’ director of volunteer services is looking for summer…

Craft-beer pioneer hosts suds festival to fight cancer

Brendan Moylan, the owner of Marin Brewing Co. and Moylan’s Brewery and…

San Mateo company puts whole home to use — or reuse

Paul Gardner, the veteran contractor of 20 years, founded Whole House Building…

Lock in today's tuition for your kid's later college career

Nancy Farmer is the executive director of Private College 529 Plan, a…

Suzanne Bryant unlocks power of yoga

Wellness consultant and yoga teacher Suzanne Bryant’s documentary, “Yoga Is,” will screen…

Mushroom discoverer has affinity for Spongebob

Dennis Desjardin, a San Francisco State University researcher, helped discover Spongiforma squarepantsii,…

Local chef Ryan Scott on winning “Top Chef: The Tour”

In the fourth annual “Top Chef: The Tour,” the San Francisco restaurateur…

SF restaurateur wins out in 'Top Chef' tour

In the fourth annual “Top Chef: The Tour,” San Francisco restaurateur Ryan…

Meditate with Mallika Chopra

Mallika Chopra, the daughter of author Deepak Chopra and founder of a…

'So Not the Cleavers' takes aim at Prop. 8

Local comedian Dan St. Paul and three compatriots are swinging through the…