Family & Pets

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Ask An Expert: How To Give Your Picky Eater More Healthy Foods

Nutrition counselor and educator Kimberley Fielding shares some ideas on how to get kids interested in and excited about eating healthy foods.

03/06/2015

Abbey Richter reads to her father Gary Richter and her dog, Leo. (Photo courtesy of The Richter Family)

10-Year-Old Oakland Girl’s Book Tops Bestseller List

Abbey Richter has regaled readers with her heartwarming books about her pets. She’s a best-seller, she’s speaks fluent French, she rides horses and plays the guitar. Oh – and she’s only 10!

03/05/2015

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Top 5 Dog Parks in The Bay Area

The San Francisco Bay Area boasts an amazing amount of welcoming dog parks, rated tops by dog walkers, dog owners and loyal, local dogs.

02/27/2015

Exploratorium, San Francisco (Credit, Laurie Jo Miller Farr)

Tips On Spending Time With The Kiddies On Their Day Off

When a day off from school unexpectedly appears on the calendar, it would be a shame to spend it on doing errands when the wonders of the city await.

02/20/2015

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The Story Of Sharing America’s Marrow

Sam Kimura, her sister and her best friend are on a mission to help people around the country in need of life saving blood marrow. See how these three young women are going about making a real difference.

02/18/2015

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How To Max Out Your Social Security

How does getting more money sound? Laurence Kotlikoff, Philip Moeller and Paul Solomon have three tips for getting the most out of your social security.

02/18/2015

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San Francisco’s Housing Crisis Forcing Owners To Give Up Hundreds Of Pets

San Francisco’s housing crisis is affecting pets as well as people, according to officials with San Francisco’s Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.

02/17/2015

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How An Oakland Man Created The Nation’s First Cat Cafe

The country’s first caffeine-infused cat cafe is keeping busy in downtown Oakland.

02/13/2015

Matt Walker of the USA competes during the ski slopestyle portion of the Alli Dew Tour on February 20th, 2009 at Northstar Resort in Truckee, California. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Best Ski Slopes For Kids Near The Bay Area

Skiing can be the perfect combination of fun, fitness and family. Pack up the cold weather gear and the little ones and head out for a day at one of these five best ski slopes for kids near the Bay Area.

02/13/2015