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Lunar New Year 4712 Arrives: It’s the Year of the Horse

January 31, 2014 | 1:42 pm

Lunar New Year 4712 Arrives: It’s the Year of the Horse

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In San Francisco, the annual celebration will culminate with the Chinese New Year Parade on Feb. 15.

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Bay Area Food Banks Brace for ‘Worrisome’ Cut to Food Stamps

January 30, 2014 | 1:25 pm

Bay Area Food Banks Brace for ‘Worrisome’ Cut to Food Stamps

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Cut in food assistance in new farm bill is expected to drive many to food pantries and soup kitchens.

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Inside the Expanding East Bay Craft Beer Scene

January 20, 2014 | 9:00 am

Inside the Expanding East Bay Craft Beer Scene

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Craft beer is taking off in a big way on the east side of the bay.

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Make It Special: Where to Help Out on Christmas Day

December 24, 2013 | 5:00 pm

Make It Special: Where to Help Out on Christmas Day

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Nothing to do on Christmas Day? Here’s where you can volunteer a few hours of your time.

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Toy Drives, Opportunities for Giving, Still Happening Today

December 24, 2013 | 10:43 am

Toy Drives, Opportunities for Giving, Still Happening Today

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There’s still time to donate a toy — and more — for children and families to enjoy on the holiday.

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Drop in Food Bank Donations, Cold Snap, Hurt Bay Area Poor and Homeless

December 17, 2013 | 7:44 am

Drop in Food Bank Donations, Cold Snap, Hurt Bay Area Poor and Homeless

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Donations are low, demand is high at regional food banks; the cold snap’s long-term impact on the poor.

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Fast Food Strikes Return Amid Push for Higher Wages

December 5, 2013 | 9:46 am

Fast Food Strikes Return Amid Push for Higher Wages

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Fast-food workers and labor organizers are protesting for higher wages and the right to unionize.

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Tech Enhances the Culinary Experience — and the Chef

December 3, 2013 | 6:00 am

Tech Enhances the Culinary Experience — and the Chef

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Chefs move beyond restaurants to reach diners 24/7 online, and through social media and video.

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News Pix: Berkeley Half Marathon, Thanksgiving With Grace and a Feisty Park Ranger

November 29, 2013 | 12:50 pm

News Pix: Berkeley Half Marathon, Thanksgiving With Grace and a Feisty Park Ranger

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This week’s news from around the Bay Area in photos.

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As Need Increases at Food Banks, Donations Are Dropping

November 26, 2013 | 6:18 pm

As Need Increases at Food Banks, Donations Are Dropping

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Bay Area food banks are falling short on Thanksgiving this year.

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