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Mountains Feeling Short on Time? Try Something Awe-Inspiring

Stacey Kennelly   |   Oct 25, 2012

A study suggests that the experiences that make us notice the vastness of the universe also make us feel there’s more time in the day.   MORE »

Biking family 7 Reasons Bikes Are for Everyone—Not Just “Cyclists”

Christine Grant   |   Oct 24, 2012

Don’t let the spandex-clad iron men scare you off! Here are seven reasons why all types of people are biking to work—and why cities are encouraging them.   MORE »


At Third Party Debate, a Focus on Issues Left Out of Mainstream

James Trimarco   |   Oct 24, 2012

Larry King moderated the lively discussion between four alternative-party candidates, which focused on issues that Barack Obama and Mitt Romney have avoided.   MORE »


Photo by Tunnelarmr At Oakland’s Abandoned Army Base, a Jobs Plan Brings Hope to Locals

Mark Andrew Boyer   |   Oct 22, 2012

A new $1 billion plan to turn a vacant base into a shipping and logistics center will create thousands of jobs for the Oakland residents who need them most.   MORE »


By U.S. Air Force Mr. Schieffer, Ask the Candidates: “Where Do You Stand on Climate Change?”

Allison Fisher   |   Oct 22, 2012

Climate change is a national security issue, and it must be discussed during tonight’s third and final debate between President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney.   MORE »


The City is Our Canvas: A Bay Area Tour, in Murals

Oct 24, 2012

From the alleys of San Francisco to the streets of West Oakland, murals are cropping up throughout the Bay Area with themes as diverse as the artists who paint them.   MORE »
Photo by Mark Andrew Boyer

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