How To Start A COVID Victory Garden


My backyard used to be a junkyard, a tragic mix of rubble, tires, pipes, chew toys, glass shards. It felt hopeless. COVID-19 has changed my perspective. I was standing in a long line to get into the grocery store, and wondered: Why have I let all this dirt and sunlight and water go to waste? CLICK HERE to … Continue reading How To Start A COVID Victory Garden

Online Events!


April 14, 1:00 – 2:00pm | Natural History Museum iNaturalist TrainingApril 15, 1:30 – 2:30pm | Heal the Bay Knowledge Drop: Community ScienceApril 15, 3:00 – 4:00pm | AXS Art: Studio Life Online Art ClassesApril 16, 9:00am | Canvas8 Pandemic Culture Webinar Series: Re-EvaluationApril 16, 10:00am | COVID-19: Ongoing Global Responses and Social ImpactApril 16, … Continue reading Online Events!

Support your local restaurants – 11th District


A great way to show support for your community during the Safer at Home order is to enjoy delicious offerings from local restaurants. While social distancing requirements and Safer at Home guidelines include a ban on dine-in service orders, restaurants are allowed to provide pick-up and delivery service. And many are! Mike Bonin wants to … Continue reading Support your local restaurants – 11th District

No-Touch Greetings Take Off: People Are Getting Creative About Saying ‘Hi’


The way the world says hello is changing. Quickly. In lieu of the germ-rich exchange of the handshake, alternative salutations are taking hold. In Tanzania, President John Magufuli introduced a low-touch greeting when he met with the opposition leader from Zanzibar Seif Sharif Hamad, reports Eyder Peralta, NPR’s correspondent in east Africa. It takes the … Continue reading No-Touch Greetings Take Off: People Are Getting Creative About Saying ‘Hi’

Survival Of The Friendliest: How Our Close Friendships Help Us Thrive


Lydia Denworth wants you to make more time for your friends. We don’t fully appreciate our friendships, says the science writer and author of the new book Friendship: The Evolution, Biology, and Extraordinary Power of Life’s Fundamental Bond. If we did, we’d take cultivating those intimate bonds as seriously as working out or eating well. Because, she … Continue reading Survival Of The Friendliest: How Our Close Friendships Help Us Thrive