Family & Pets

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7 Ways To Celebrate Earth Day In The Bay Area

Don’t miss these events for Bay Area activities & groups to help you celebrate the spirit of Earth Day…

04/09/2015

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Best Playgrounds For A Playdate In San Francisco

With year-round mild weather, outdoor playdates in San Francisco are one of the best ways for both kids and parents alike to socialize and enjoy some fresh air. Grab the kids, some snacks, and friends and head out to one of San Francisco’s best playgrounds for a playdate.

04/03/2015

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15 Things To Do In The Bay Area — Week Of April 5th-April 12th

Poetry slam, best spots for wildflowers, baseball is back, and kites are just some of the (often free) things you can do in the Bay Area this week!

03/31/2015

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Best Dog Runs In The Bay Area

With never-ending beautiful weather, the Bay Area is the perfect home to a multitude of fantastic dog parks. Here is a list of five of the best around the Bay.

03/27/2015

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Best Family Hikes In The East Bay

East Bay state and regional parks offer loads of opportunities for scenic hikes, picnics and naturalist programs for the whole family to enjoy.

03/20/2015

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Unexpected Social Security Benefits For Divorcees

There are plenty of things to consider while going through a divorce. Don’t overlook the financial benefits that you are entitled to from social security.

03/19/2015

Dog Lover

Golden Chinscher? ‘Who’s Your Daddy’ DNA Tests Results Yield Most Creative Canine Breeds Ever

A quarter of the dogs taken in by one California animal shelter look like Chihuahuas. So how do you make a pet stand out when it’s similar to so many other dogs at the shelter? Check the DNA and call it a Chihuahuadoodle.

03/18/2015

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Ask An Expert: Spring Break Staycation Activities For Kids In The Bay Area

Read on for some expert tips on staycation activities from Jennifer Chung, co-founder and CEO of Kinsights, a free advice-sharing network for parents.

03/13/2015

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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