Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Tag: Agriculture

I just had an abortion and I am so lucky

I found out I was pregnant on New Year's Eve. I had a feeling and plus I was late – a solid five days late. So on a trip...

Palo Alto and the tech shop of horrors

On August 10, Kate Vershov Downing, a 31-year-old intellectual-property lawyer, set the media aflutter when she posted on Medium a letter to the Palo Alto City Council stating that...

Slants for all: Museum of Propaganda opens in San Rafael

There is nothing more unpleasant than a United States election year. Half the fatigue has to be attributable to the fact that every time you raise your eyes from your...

Goatchella returns!

You may think the youth of today are obsessed with their iThingies and digital whats-its, their crazy rock music and their weirdo festivals out in the desert. Wake up,...

The attack on local zoning control

  DECEMBER 8, 2015 -- My last story about the continuing power struggle between the Association of Bay Area Governments and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission ended with a question: do...
48 Hills Big Week

BIG WEEK: 10 great things to do Dec. 2-6, 2015

Golden Girls, Alternative Tentacles, Man Candy, Heron Oblivion, Jingletown Art Walk, and more this week. By Marke B.  GOLDEN GIRLS: THE CHRISTMAS EPISODES This one's gonna be hilarious yet bittersweet --...

The big Thanksgiving lies

The history of feast day of gluttony and consumerism isn't what you were told in school. By  Tommi Avicolli Mecca NOVEMBER 24, 2015 -- There’s no denying that the popular story...

Censored: Ten big stories the news media ignored

Even in the social-media era, when a small news outlet can create a viral story, some of the biggest news of the past year never got to most of...

The Agenda, April 6-12: Is growth always good? Has California reached its limit?

And what about a severance tax on bottled water? We discuss issues for the week ahead By Tim Redmond APRIL 6, 2015 – The New York Times is the only publication...

Forget Outside Lands, GOATCHELLA is coming

7000 bored, hip pranksters turn tiny goat showcase into event of the season. By Marke B. PARTY RADAR Move over, Easter Bunny. Shoo away, "Yass" cat. Even a capybara bathing with ducks can't...