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How A Vegan Perfume Company Became The Best Small Business Of The Year

Posted 06.12.2014 | Business

It’s every small business owner’s dream: you wake up one day and realize that you’ve converted your tiny operation into a multimillion-dollar, a...

This Small Business Went From Scented Candles To A Multi-Million Dollar Enterprise

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 06.02.2014 | Small Business

A Portland-based couple won this year's National Small Business People of the Year Award for their vegan and cruelty-free beauty line. The couple join...

Climate Change, Media, Psychology & the Denial of Death

Mitchell J. Rabin | Posted 06.10.2014 | Green
Mitchell J. Rabin

On the standard, commercial television channels we hear about extreme weather virtually every single day. Droughts in the southwest hardly seen since...

Shop(ping) Talk

Masumi Per Rostad | Posted 08.07.2013 | Arts
Masumi Per Rostad

I went to yet another violin shop this weekend. The fine violin shop cliche is a beautiful space in a prime location with oriental rugs and antiques peppered throughout.

The Sensual Viola: The Hunt Begins

Masumi Per Rostad | Posted 05.28.2013 | Arts
Masumi Per Rostad

I must be crazy. I know that I have a great fiddle but, somehow, 11 years later, I also know that this isn't my final instrument. I am looking for my own beautiful Guad like Bernie still dreams about. I am looking for my final viola...

Discovering Half Moon Bay And Pacifica

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 11.04.2012 | San Francisco
Jeryl Brunner

San Francisco is a city so chock full of riches and places to love, you want to linger as long as possible. When you're ready to leave the city, however, the nearby beachy towns of Half Moon Bay and Pacifica are ideal options.

The Poetry of a Classroom

Carol Smaldino | Posted 04.08.2012 | Education
Carol Smaldino

This is not the pretty poetry that makes you smile knowingly at the talent of even the most impoverished lives made quaint. It's rather the gift to the reader of sad, tragic, even brutal information.

Controversial Golf Course Moves One Step Closer To Shutting Down

Aaron Sankin | Posted 12.15.2011 | San Francisco

Pacifica's Sharp Park golf course may soon see its last birdie. Although, the park's frogs will probably be safe for a long time to come. In a 6-5 ...

Small Earthquake Shakes San Francisco On Anniversary Of 1906 Disaster

AP | Posted 06.18.2011 | Green

PACIFICA, Calif. -- A small earthquake centered near San Francisco rattled the area hours after a ceremony was held to mark the anniversary of the 190...

Pacifica Sacks the KPFA Morning Show

Aaron Glantz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Aaron Glantz

Here's a tip. If your non-profit radio network is facing a financial crisis, it's best not to kill your most successful program. But that's exactly w...

TED, Solar Power, Windpower, and All Things Amerikana: A Conversation with Thomas Dolby

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"Among other things I do," says the British musician, "I'm the music director of an organization called TED or Technology, Education and Design. That's an annual get together of people sort of figuring out how to save the planet."

Towards A Just Communications System: Pacifica Radio and the Never-Ending Battle

Tracy Rosenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Tracy Rosenberg

I often hear, as a Pacifica Foundation board member that terrestrial radio in general and Pacifica radio in particular, is irrelevant. I would make t...

What DID They Mean by That? A Week of Truthiness and Media

Tracy Rosenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Tracy Rosenberg

Ever had one of those weeks where the distance between what was said and what was done stretches way out into the blue yonder? In my job as director o...

An Interview With Buffy Sainte-Marie, Plus Train and Digital 45 Updates

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

This being Woodstock Week, it seemed a perfect time to catch-up with this artist whose music influenced many of those who appeared at the culture-changing event.