• Blogs

    July 26, 2012

    Sound Bites: A Guide to Local Food Radio

    There are a few quality local radio spots and programs that help to build appetites in between traffic and news reports. The godfather of Bay Area food radio is Gene Burns, whose "Dining Around" program ran for many years on KGO 810 AM until moving up the dial to KKSF 910 AM last fall. Burns is reco ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2011

    Harold Camping, Rapture Predictor, Suffers a Stroke

    Camping suffers a stroke​Just as Harold Camping, the man who let us down with his failed Rapture prediction last month, was fading from the news cycle, he resurfaced over the weekend after news broke that the Alameda preacher suffered a stroke. The 89-year-old Evangelical preacher reportedly had a ... More >>

  • Culture

    September 15, 2010
  • Blogs

    April 26, 2010

    Marijuana Guru Dennis Peron Suffers Stroke

    Dennis Peron says he's on the mend. 'Don't count me out.' ​With the marijuana movement sparking these days, one of its seminal figures was just nearly snuffed out. Dennis Peron -- a longtime pot activist and the co-author of the 1996 medical marijuana ballot initiative, Prop. 215 -- on Sunday conf ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2008
  • News

    October 31, 2001

    Cell Therapy

    Bay Area researchers are using a particular cancer to produce neuronlike cells that, when injected into the brain, seem to reverse the effects of stroke. Is the treatment a historic medical breakthrough, or a reckless ploy to attract investors?

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