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    Charles Farriér of Crumble & Whisk Turns Cheesecakes into Irresistible Works of Edible Art

    Charles Farriér of Crumble & Whisk Turns Cheesecakes into Irresistible Works of Edible Art

    Charles Farriér is the Monet of cheesecakes. His colorful creations, often topped with edible flowers and glistening jewel-like fruits, are as pleasing to the eye as they are to the…

    Covered Vessel in the Form of a Ballplayer, Guatemala, Teotihuacan Culture (600 AD)

    Covered Vessel in the Form of a Ballplayer, Guatemala, Teotihuacan Culture (600 AD)

    At the de Young Since ancient times, a ritual ballgame has been played throughout Mexico and Central America for religious, economic and territorial reasons. This hollow vessel depicts an athlete…

    A Life Saved by Maitri

    A Life Saved by Maitri

    By Anne Gimbel– Barbara came to Maitri almost 10 years ago for the first time, and was struggling for many of her prior years. She was diagnosed HIV positive. Her…

    ‘Women’s Celebration of Chanukah’ Moves to Oakland LGBTQ Center for 20th Anniversary

    ‘Women’s Celebration of Chanukah’ Moves to Oakland LGBTQ Center for 20th Anniversary

    By Rachel Ginsburg, J.D.– In 1994, I was at a lesbian and gay Christmas party in Marin County, and there was the usual hubbub of drinking, talking, and a football…

    In the News: 11.30.2017

    Compiled by Dennis McMillan Report Finds 2017 Is the Deadliest Year Yet for Transgender People There has been more reported violence against transgender people so far in 2017 than any…

    Ann Rostow: Top It, Nana

    Ann Rostow: Top It, Nana

    By Ann Rostow Top It, Nana Happy holidays, everyone. Mel and I are in Connecticut with some family members, including a five-year-old granddaughter who sings “This is my Fight Song”…

    The Science and Art of Giving

    The Science and Art of Giving

    wsBy Brett Andrews With all that is going on in the world, it is heartening to see how our mood and behavior can change during this festive season of giving…

    FAIR and Courageous Conversations for the Holidays

    FAIR and Courageous Conversations for the Holidays

    By Andrea Shorter Holiday gatherings should be about being together, loving and enjoying each other, sharing our blessings, and strengthening the ties that bind. Along with the infinite online recipes…

    Putting City College Students First

    Putting City College Students First

    By Tom Temprano It’s hard to believe that 2017 will soon be coming to a close, and with it my first year serving as a member of the City College…

    Enough Already, We Need Stricter Gun Control

    Enough Already, We Need Stricter Gun Control

    By Louise “Lou” Fischer When this column goes to print, approximately 3 weeks will have passed since the horrific mass casualty shooting in Sutherland Springs, Texas, and 2 weeks since…