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California Is So Dry, Some Diners Won’t Get Water Unless They Ask

California Is So Dry, Some Diners Won’t Get Water Unless They Ask

| February 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

Across the state, towns and cities now see waste in the the full water glasses left on diners’ tables. Santa Cruz is one of the first California towns to bar restaurants from serving drinking water unless diners request it.

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To Grow Sweeter Produce, California Farmers Turn Off The Water

To Grow Sweeter Produce, California Farmers Turn Off The Water

| August 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

California’s small producers of tomatoes, grapes and other crops are increasingly taking up dry farming, which involves growing crops without watering them for months. The technique, which obviously saves water, can produce more flavorful crops.

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My American Pantry (MAP) Celebrates Local Food Producers

My American Pantry (MAP) Celebrates Local Food Producers

| February 21, 2013 | 1 Comment

Founder Andrea Blum is laying the groundwork for an online marketplace with an aerial photo series highlighting regional food and drink makers.

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Valentine’s Day with Sexpert Susie Bright

Valentine’s Day with Sexpert Susie Bright

| February 13, 2011 | 0 Comments

Need a little inspiration for Valentine’s Day? We’ve got heart-tingling tips from Susie Bright, longtime sexpert, author, and pleasure aficionado.

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Sarticious is Delicious

Sarticious is Delicious

| March 29, 2007 | 5 Comments

I’m a gin girl. Gin and Ginger, Gin and Sin, Pink Gin, Greyhound, Gin and Tonic — I love them all. Yet despite that, up until a year ago I was unknowingly depriving myself of an entire world of gins. Sticking primarily with Tanqueray, I treated myself every once in awhile to cold, elegantly aquamarine […]

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