Otter Spotters help the River Otter Ecology Project keep track of the lively creatures, whose population was decimated by trappers and pollution. After the Clean Water Act of 1972, they began making a comeback.
Sure, there’s a certain comfort in sameness. Fear of the unknown and unpronounce-ability keep most safe-leaning wine buyers from venturing far from beaten tracks, but they’re missing interesting alternatives.
Retired Judge Raymond Guadagni has published an account of the murder of Anita Fagiani Andrews in Napa in 1974, the 37-year effort to find her killer and his trial 2011 at which Guadagni was the judge.
On Dec. 31, the U.S. Trade Representative announced an expansion of tariffs on European wines, food and spirits, delivering what could be a fatal blow to restaurants who are already struggling during the pandemic.
It seems that people with rosier beliefs about aging react less to stress and are less likely to develop inflammation -- both of which mean they age more slowly and are less likely to develop brain changes associated with Alzheimer’s.
February, officially designated Black History Month in 1976, is a good time to explore new books relate the contributions Black Americans have made and to learn more about the hardships they have endured and continue to face.