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    ‘Chinese Stuart’ and ‘Chinese Tom’: Every Label Tells a Story

    ‘Chinese Stuart’ and ‘Chinese Tom’: Every Label Tells a Story

    By Stuart Gaffney– May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, and this year I’ve been reflecting on what it was like to attend summer camp in Wisconsin in the early…

    Harvey Milk Plaza Community-Selected Design Approach to Be Revealed on May 15

    Harvey Milk Plaza Community-Selected Design Approach to Be Revealed on May 15

    At the third in a series of four community meetings on April 14, Friends of Harvey Milk Plaza (FHMP) in partnership with the architecture firm Perkins Eastman presented four preliminary…

    What Really Causes Depression?

    What Really Causes Depression?

    By Tom Moon, MFT– In the late 1980s, when the Prozac family of anti-depressants became available, I saw the new drugs make dramatic changes in the lives of many people.…

    The Great Emperor and the Last God of the Romans

    The Great Emperor and the Last God of the Romans

    By Dr. Bill Lipsky– It would have been the trial of the century, had there been a trial. In 130 A.D., attendants found the body of Antinous, the handsome young…

    Cult of the Machine: Precisionism and American Art

    Cult of the Machine: Precisionism and American Art

    At the de Young through August 12 Layered, complex, and deeply personal, the still lifes Gerald Murphy produced between 1921 and 1929 reflect the tensions between surface and depth, exterior…

    Dolores Huerta’s Life and Achievements Should Be Taught More in Schools

    Dolores Huerta’s Life and Achievements Should Be Taught More in Schools

    By Lyndsey Schlax– (Editor’s Note: It has just been announced that teacher Lyndsey Schlax of the Ruth Asawa San Francisco School of the Arts, along with Sonya Mehta and Sarah…

    Knee Pain Relief Hacks

    Knee Pain Relief Hacks

    By Cinder Ernst– When your knee(s) hurt, it’s hard to stay active. Loss of mobility is no fun and can lead to poor health and decreased well-being. I write about…

    A House Divided: The Fair Housing Act and Kerner Commission Report 50 Years Later

    A House Divided: The Fair Housing Act and Kerner Commission Report 50 Years Later

    By Andrea Shorter 1968. Just saying “1968” floods the mind, body, and spirit with memories of one of the most unforgettable periods in American history. If you were “there” in…

    Sporty Cars for Driving Fun

    By Philip Ruth “Alexa, next.” My neighbors who hear me bark that many times per day probably wish I’d go ahead and clean up my playlists, rather than continuing to…

    Tips for Surviving a Volatile Investment Market

    Tips for Surviving a Volatile Investment Market

    By Brandon Miller, CFP The President tweets and the markets soar. His next tweet sends the Dow toward its worst day ever. Months of astounding gains are wiped out in…