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Meet Kianto, Happy Hollow’s new jaguar

There’s a new big cat in town, and we know what you’re thinking: Happy Hollow Park and Zoo’s newest addition — a 12-year-old male jaguar named Kianto — must be here to keep company and perhaps cuddle with the zoo’s other jaguar, Sophia. Sophia’s favorite scent, zoo officials say, just happens to be Calvin Klein’s […]

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Genentech, Bay Area companies create online resource page to assist multiple sclerosis patients

Genentech created a new resource page to assist the thousands of Bay Area residents living with multiple sclerosis (MS) by connecting them with companies and resources to help meet an array of needs. Genentech — a South San Francisco-based biotechnology company — partnered with Lyft and Instacart, among others, to build GatherMS, an online toolbox […]

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New health plan rules skirt ACA coverage requirements

By Amy Goldstein | Washngton Post WASHINGTON – The Trump administration issued new rules on Tuesday that will help small businesses and self-employed people get health insurance that costs less because it includes fewer benefits and consumer protections, bypassing significant requirements of the Affordable Care Act. The rules, throwing the doors wide open to a […]

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The Bay Area’s only Georgian restaurant – and it has the BEST hot cheesy bread

Open since April in downtown Palo Alto, Bevri may well be the only Georgian-focused restaurant in Northern California — and we’re not talking Southern fried chicken. Georgian cuisine is unique to Russian and Eastern European cuisines because it illustrates the country’s place at the intersection of Europe and the Middle East. You’ll see borscht alongside […]

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Comic-Con rules the pop culture universe

CLICK HERE if you are having a problem viewing the photos on a mobile device Kapow! Back in 1970, a ragtag band of hoodie-clad geeks banded together to celebrate the comic book and science fiction sagas they had long worshiped. They worried nobody would come to their little makeshift festival, but they persevered anyway. Thus, […]