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Letter from Publisher

Letter from Publisher

Our task must be to free ourselves… by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature and its beauty. ~Albert Einstein

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Action Alert: Petition to Stop Porter Ranch Gas Leak

Californians are urged to join efforts that will stop the Porter Ranch gas leak and help prevent future climate catastrophes.

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Mindful Minutes for Little Ones

Mindful Minutes for Little Ones

Yoga Helps Kids Focus and Relax

It may not look exactly like mom and dad’s yoga, but today’s hyper-scheduled kids love a chance to breathe deep and stretch.

Bird-Watching for Beginners

Bird-Watching for Beginners

Start with a Bird Feeder and Binoculars

Starting with a bird feeder, binoculars and app, we can thrill to the medley of birds in our backyards and wildlife refuges.

Gliding Across Snowscapes

Gliding Across Snowscapes

Cross-Country Ski to Explore Winter’s Wonders

It lacks the speed and intensity of downhill skiing, but that’s the charm of cross-country skiing for those that love quiet time in nature while losing weight and building muscle.

The Power of Friendship

The Power of Friendship

It Sustains, Nourishes and Supports Us

True friendships transcend age and time, come in many flavors and make for happy and healthy lives.

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Take the 2016 Trail Challenge and Explore More East Bay Parks

Hit the ground hiking this year with the help of East Bay Regional Park District’s 2016 self-guided Trails Challenge, a free program for residents of Alameda and Contra Costa counties.

KidFest Concord, Where Kids and Community Come Together

Bay Area Festivals, Inc. presents Bay Area KidFest, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on May 28 and 29, and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on May 30, in downtown Concord.

E4 Health & Wellness Offers 90 DAYS TO A.L.I.V.E. Program

Enter the 90 DAYS TO A.L.I.V.E. program which teach to show participants viable options and choices in treating their Type 2 diabetes.

New Law Allows Bicycle Traffic School as Alternative for Ticketed Cyclists

As of January, a new California law enables police departments to offer bicycle safety school in place of monetary fines for individuals ticketed while bicycling.

The Great San Francisco Crystal Fair Shines in its 29th Year

The Great San Francisco Crystal Fair comes to the Fort Mason Center from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on February 27 and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on February 28.

Healing Arts Chiropractic Hosts Free Demo of New Health and Wellness Technology

Healing Arts Chiropractic, in Oakland, now offers a new technology that utilizes an electronic hand scanner to quickly and painlessly collect information about patients’ potential health needs.

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Kids Get Fewer Cavities When Mothers Chew Xylitol Gum

Kids Get Fewer Cavities When Mothers Chew Xylitol Gum

Reduces Oral Bacteria in Little Ones

Olive Oil Compound Kills Cancer Cells

Olive Oil Compound Kills Cancer Cells

Spares Healthy Functioning Cells

Bifidobacteria Probiotic Fends Off Colds and Flu

Bifidobacteria Probiotic Fends Off Colds and Flu

Supplement Leads to Fewer, Less Severe Illnesses

Kids Learn Social Skills Through Pretending and Joking

Kids Learn Social Skills Through Pretending and Joking

Humor and Fantasy Play Increases Interpersonal Abilities

High-Fructose Sweetener Aggravates Asthma and Bronchitis

High-Fructose Sweetener Aggravates Asthma and Bronchitis

Sugary Drink Causes Respiratory Issues

Mediterranean Diet Sustains More Youthful Brain Sizes

Mediterranean Diet Sustains More Youthful Brain Sizes

Foods to Support a Healthy Mind