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Anderson Valley Wine Country: 'Fierce, Rural Independence'

New York Times | Freda Moon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

In a generation, this 25-mile-long valley has gone from Northern California backwater to internationally known wine appellation. But unlike Napa and S...

Bookstore Cats: Where Do They Live In California?

SFGate | John McMurtrie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

A bookstore cat is a shop's mascot and keeper, equally adept at charming customers and, when the lights go out, chasing away rodents. And so let us ce...

Eating My Way through San Francisco in 24 hours

Claire Thomas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Claire Thomas

Northern California gives me massive "the grass is always greener" yearnings. I love it up there. The food, the people, the architecture. So with 24 hours to pack it in, here's what I did.

Favorite Friends I've Never Met

Vicky Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Vicky Collins

Because of social networking I have a new circle of virtual friends who I enjoy and respect, even though we have never met or for that matter, may never meet.

Watching Elk Just Off Hwy 101

Terry Gardner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Terry Gardner

Two Young Bucks Waiting to Rut All Photos: Terry Gardner Mama Elk and Babies (products of last year's rut) The Roosevelt elk must not...

Coke Bribes Family Physicians Association for Cheap

Hemi Weingarten | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Hemi Weingarten

What exact role do sugar laden beverages such as Coca Cola, Vitamin Water, and others play in a healthy lifestyle? None. You don't need an educational program to figure that one out.

Rick Prelinger: Lost Landscapes of San Francisco 4 | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Rick Prelinger: Lost Landscapes of San Francisco 4 The fourth incarnation of Lost Landscapes of San Francisco played to a sold out house at t...

Rolling With the Santa Cruz Derby Groms

Greg Archer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Greg Archer

After slipping into some skates and what felt like a ton of padding, I interviewed several of these Derb-ettes.

400,000 Without Power As Storm Pounds California

AP | GILLIAN FLACCUS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A levee break flooded hundreds of homes Saturday as the storm that has pummeled the West Coast with high wind and heavy rain dropped a thick blanket o...