I just moved to the West coast a few weeks ago, and before I finish drinking the full pitcher of "California Kool-Aid" (don't worry it's organic and made with agave syrup), I have to write from the perspective of my East Coast self.
As a fitting tie-in to National Library Week and National Poetry Month, the Marin County Free Library is launching a new monthly television series in partnership with the Marin Poetry Center, and in collaboration with Community Media Center of Marin.
I recently heard a story that explains why the community schools model -- a reform approach I've been touting for about twenty years now -- is so effective at helping children succeed in the classroom.
The extensive menu features traditional Mexico City antojitos like mini gorditas de chicharrón (two thick masa cakes stuffed with braised pork) and an irresistible chori queso (melted queso oaxaca with chorizo).
Do you think the death penalty is a viable option in this trial, or do you think Joseph Naso may be an innocent man? The fact that he's being accused of the horrendous acts of serial murder makes it easy to allow emotion to take control.
Residents of the Bay Area have a love-hate relationship with the fog. On one hand we love to boast about the fog's beauty and its natural cooling effects, while on the other hand there is an insatiable craving for the typical summer experience.
American Jews are not showing significant numbers in the divestment movement against Israel. But they are divesting emotionally. They are quietly -- but in terms of impact, dramatically -- withdrawing altogether.