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Friday, January 30, 2015         

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This is the kind of place it's easy to get into. People speak various languages — Konkani, Marathi, Hindi, English — but nobody demands one be made the True Language, and nobody's killing others over it. Story »

 Lecture series focuses on preserving cemeteries
Stones speak to Nanette Napoleon. A tombstone, she points out, can be a revealing snapshot of the deceased's life, sometimes providing information that's not documented elsewhere. Story »
There was big news last week about the entertainment lineup at Caesars Palace, where it was confirmed that Mariah Carey will take up residence in the Colosseum. Carey announced the news on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show." Story »

A hundred years ago, San Francisco had something to prove. Its leaders wanted the world to know they had rebuilt since the earthquake and fires of 1906, and they wanted to woo the travelers and commerce that would be headed west through the just-completed Panama Canal.  Story »

To find the 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition's legacy in San Francisco, proceed to the Palace of Fine Arts. Then start thinking like a detective. The Palace of Fine Arts is the only major 1915 expo structure still in its original location.  Story »

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The Search for Signs of Hawaiian Life


RECIPE: Kamaboko Omelette
Try this classic kamaboko omelette with dipping sauce. Read More »
 
Butterfly Farmer Nurtures Winged Pets
Some believe that the purpose of every butterfly is to set aside everything that was once known — to transform and embrace an entire new way of life. Read More »
 

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