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Art Culinaire

Industry spotlight – Interview

Industry spotlight – Interview Name: Carlo Petrini Some: Bra, Italy Occupation: Founder and President of Slow Food Family: Single Must vivid food and mine memory: I’m lucky, I’ve had many wonderful experiences sitting around a table: beautiful wines, top chefs. But, I suppose that it’s not only what you eat or drink, it’s also when, […]

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Sunset

Napa bargains uncorked: taste your way through premium wine country on a bread-and-water budget

Napa bargains uncorked: taste your way through premium wine country on a bread-and-water budget – Value Vacation Lisa Taggart Napa is the valley of indulgence. Here, north of San Francisco in the land of grapevines and mansions, is where you’ll find the country’s finest wines and fanciest meals. It’s so lovely here–and so predictably posh–you […]

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Children Today

Family ties

Family ties Pauline G. Stitt A little boy listened intently to his mother and then exclaimed, “Oh! This is important! I think it calls for a tie.” “Calls for a tie? What do you mean?” “Opening this center is important,” the child replied, “so I think we should do everything just right. I think men […]

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Vegetarian Times

A prince of a guy – the artist formerly known as Prince – includes a behind-the-scenes look at Paisley Park

A prince of a guy – the artist formerly known as Prince – includes a behind-the-scenes look at Paisley Park – Interview Catherine Censor Shemo The rocker with a “bad boy” rep talks to Vegetarian Times about the loves of his life: his wife, music and vanilla soymilk. Most know him as the guy with […]

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Sunset

Thar they blow … again: gray whales make a grand Pacific comeback – includes related article

Thar they blow … again: gray whales make a grand Pacific comeback – includes related article – The West’s Great Fall Migrations Matthew Jaffe Somewhere back in the cardon cactus barrens, the desert road had jostled the optimism right out of the travelers. Skeptical and grumbling after a flat tire and driving just 30 miles […]

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Sunset

D.L. Bliss and Emerald Bay State Parks: Lake Tahoe, California – Camping

D.L. Bliss and Emerald Bay State Parks: Lake Tahoe, California – Camping – Brief Article Lisa Taggart There aren’t many more scenic spots to set up camp in California than along the forested shores of Lake Tahoe’s deep blue water. At these two neighboring parks on the lake’s dramatic southwestern corner, you can walk the […]

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US Consumer Product Safety Commission

CPSC, Candles International Inc. Announce Recall of Candles

CPSC, Candles International Inc. Announce Recall of Candles WASHINGTON, D.C. – In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Candles International Inc., of Lynchburg, Va., is voluntarily recalling about 20,500 candles. The candles can burn with a high flame, presenting a potential fire hazard to consumers. Candles International Inc. has received eight reports […]

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Girls' Life

Down with homework! – Short Stuff – facts about time spent on homework

Down with homework! – Short Stuff – facts about time spent on homework – Statistical Data Included Stressed over that killer English essay? Bleary-eyed because you studied for science way past midnight? Well study this: Average hours spent on homework have tripled since 1980! So you aren’t alone–and some parents and teachers complain that kids […]

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Sunset

Hotels with histories; in downtown San Francisco, the Palace reopens and Ritz-Carlton restores a temple of commerce

Hotels with histories; in downtown San Francisco, the Palace reopens and Ritz-Carlton restores a temple of commerce – Sheraton Palace Hotel, San Francisco A hotel can be more than a place to spend the night when you’re traveling. Sometimes, it’s a piece of history. That certainly holds true for two major hotels opening (or reopening) […]

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Flight Journal

BBC History of World War II

BBC History of World War II BBC VIDEO HAS COMBINED the powerful 10 episodes of its definitive series, “BBC History of World War II,” into a 12-disc DVD boxed set. Complete with award-winning, critically acclaimed programs from well-known historians, including Laurence Rees and Richard Holmes, this first release of the collection contains more than 34 […]