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    Slow Reveal

    Slow Reveal

    By Michele Karlsberg– Michele Karlsberg: As our world contracts through nationalism, narcissism, and self-righteousness, burdened by a pandemic, the inequality and political turmoil are echoed in the nuclear family at risk.…

    Old Skool Café: Making a Difference

    Old Skool Café: Making a Difference

    By David Landis– San Francisco is reputed to have more restaurants per capita than perhaps anywhere in the world. But there’s one culinary institution—now celebrating 10 years—that’s a standout for…

    Speaking to Your Soul 5.19.22

    Speaking to Your Soul 5.19.22

    By Elisa Quinzi– June is a cocktail party where you and I meet to talk about the higher mind. The playground must be stretched wider. The game, more inclusive. If…

    Top of Your Stack – Recommendations from Book Passage 5.19.22

    Love That Store (nonfiction/memoir – hardbound) by Jonathan Van Ness In Jonathan Van Ness’ New York Times bestselling memoir Over the Top, he showed readers how the incredibly difficult moments from his life (surviving…

    Fabulosa Books Lit Snax: 5.19.22

    Doubting Thomas by Matthew Clark Davison Vivid characters, strong prose, and deft handling of hot-button issues have won this debut novel rave reviews. Fabulosa will host a conversation between Davison…

    Cocktails with Heather: Lime & Soda

    By Heather Freyer– For a clean, crisp cocktail, try a Bacardí Lime & Soda. Ice-cold sparkling club soda provides the perfect base from which to appreciate the zestiness of the…

    Friends and Colleagues Celebrate UCSF’s Nancy Milliken, MD

    On the announcement of the retirement of Nancy Milliken, MD—Founding Director of the UCSF National Center of Excellence in Women’s Health at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)—her friends and…

    SF Democratic Clubs, Women’s Healthcare Leaders Decry Leaked SCOTUS Abortion Opinion

    Politico on May 2 revealed a leaked initial draft majority opinion written by Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito striking down the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade decision guaranteeing federal constitutional…

    Everything, Everywhere, All at Once

    Everything, Everywhere, All at Once

    By Joanie Juster– After two years of minimal opportunities to gather, to celebrate, to volunteer, to entertain or be entertained, events are back in a big way, popping up everywhere…

    June 7, 2022 Primary Election Overview and Recommendations

    June 7, 2022 Primary Election Overview and Recommendations

    By Louise “Lou” Fischer– As noted in almost every one of my columns for the past six months, San Francisco has four elections this year because of corruption, resignations, political…