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The Bay Model, Sausalito’s unexpected treasure

Feb 6, 2014 / By admin
Posted in Featured / Good Ideas / Places / San Francisco Bay Area
San Pablo Bay area of model It’s uncanny the number of times I’ve mentioned the Bay Model this month. After a recent trip to the un- art galleried end of Sausalito, where the hangar-size building… Read more»

Welcome to Mid-Market, San Francisco

Nov 10, 2012 / By Serena
Posted in Featured / Good Ideas / Places / San Francisco Bay Area
Mayor Lee gives Mid-Market the thumbs up I have to admit that I’ve used Mid-Market in conversation as an example before – and not a good one – when people prejudge Oakland. The rant’s gone something… Read more»

Beef in an ideal world, a follow up

True Grass ranchers Last week, after attending the “It’s Complicated” talk about beef at Oliveto, a famous Bay Area Italian restaurant, and going to the International Heirloom Exposition, I’ve got more to… Read more»

Top Ten Salton Sea Favorites

Jun 13, 2012 / By Serena
Posted in DIY / Featured / Good Ideas / Other Places / Outdoors and on the Road / Places
Burrowing owl at the edge of a field - these birds need old gopher holes to nest The Salton Sea – California’s largest lake – is also one of the most ignored bodies of water in the state. Few have visited, and even fewer have a… Read more»

Top Ten Big Sur Favorites

Mar 22, 2012 / By admin
Posted in Featured / Good Ideas / Other Places / Outdoors and on the Road / Places
big sur coast Depending on the geography, the experience of making a Top Ten list can vary greatly. In San Francisco there are certain undeniables (you can’t miss the de Young!) that… Read more»