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Pot company tries to oust Oakland cannery residents from garage

Tenants respond with “human shield” effort<p>Earlier this year, Oakland City Council passed new ordinances preventing cannabis companies from evicting tenants in the city’s “Green Zone”—a long, irregular district stretching across almost the entire southern side of the city that regulates pot …

City Politics

41 Best Stir Fry Recipes

There’s no need for take-out when you have these nommy stir fry recipes at your fingertips. Find chicken, beef, seafood and vegetable stir fry …

Recipes

Netflix has tons of hidden categories — here's how to see them

Netflix hidden categories are the secret to better binging, friends.<p>The vast amount of content on Netflix can get pretty unwieldy. Luckily, there's a …

TV shows

10 Pasta Ideas for Lunch Boxes — Recipes from The Kitchn

The lunch box — whether it's yours or your kid's — can feel pretty constricting sometimes. That's why sandwiches are such a mainstay. Pasta, however, …

Healthy Eating

The One-Ingredient Upgrade Your Caprese Salad Needs

<b>Place the tomatoes and mozzarella on a platter.</b> Arrange tomatoes and mozzarella on a platter in an alternating pattern.<p><b>Top with the basil leaves.</b> …

Recipes

Best, worst Bay Area suburbs for families

Real Estate

Open-Position Licks: Learn Five Hot Phrases in the First Five Frets

<b>#1</b> Constructed from the G blues (G Bb C Db D F) and G major pentatonic (G A B D E) scales, this lick is at its best when played over a G7 chord. Aim …

Electric Guitar

Leaving SF? Here's how rents, amenities compare in Seattle, Sacramento

So you're done with Bay Area and its obscene housing costs and maddening commutes. Should you join the exodus to Central Valley or the Great Northwest?<p>According to a 2017 Redfin "migration report," the most popular in-state destination for metro San Francisco expats is Sacramento. For those leaving …

Fact: Dry Rubs Are Better Than Marinades

By Alex Delany<p>There. We said it.<p>We usually don’t like to use the word "dry" when talking about our food. But there are exceptions. A dry martini? Sure. Dry-aged steak? Absolutely. Dry rubs? Oh, yes. <b>We love dry rubs</b>. We prefer them to marinades almost every time. That's right: When it comes to …

BBQ

Recipe: Balsamic Glaze — Recipes from The Kitchn

As someone who gets home late on weeknights and wants to do a minimal amount of cooking, I'm a big fan of easy, versatile pick-me-ups that instantly …

Ice Cream

5 Great Blended Scotches for $30 or Less

Sipping on a budget? This quintet will satisfy your palate without hurting your wallet.<p>Whisky snobs who turn up their noses at blended Scotch are …

Whiskey

Three Distinct Pinot Styles to Try

While they are in the same family, Pinot Noir, Pinot Grigio and Pinot Blanc all produce distinct wines. Here are the bottles to look for.<p>When looking …

Catalan Tomato Bread

Steven Raichlen's first meal in Barcelona, at the venerable Los Caracoles restaurant in the Barri Gotic (medieval quarter), began with this …

Italian Food

Sweep Picking Seventh Arpeggios

Welcome back, mortals! For this installment of Music of the Arcane, we will charge the nigh impenetrable musical bastion known as seventh chords.<p>In …

Electric Guitar

Analysis of Top 5 Sniper Rifles? Which One is Best?

The sniper, a soldier trained in precision, long-range fire, is one of the most feared opponents on the battlefield.

The Nastiest Feud in Science

A Princeton geologist has endured decades of ridicule for arguing that the fifth extinction was caused not by an asteroid but by a series of colossal volcanic eruptions. But she’s reopened that debate.<p>1.<p>Gerta Keller was waiting for me at the Mumbai airport so we could catch a flight to Hyderabad …

Extinction

Recipe: Tuscan Tortellini Skillet — Recipes from The Kitchn

If you need another reason to keep that cast iron skillet out on the stovetop, let this five-ingredient dinner be it. The cheese tortellini cooks …

Recipes

The 10 Best Ways to Boost Your Home Wifi

Wifi is one of the most important developments in the evolution of the internet—no one wants to be chained to a desktop—but it’s also one of the most …

Wi-Fi

How Often You Should Wash Your Bed Sheets, According to a Microbiologist

What happens if you don't?<p>We spend more than a third of our lives in bed - but that place can quickly blossom into a "botanical park" of bacteria and …

New York University

Best British Isles Film & TV Locations you can Actually Visit

Having the opportunity to visit a set of one of your favorite films, would be a really special opportunity. Well Direct Holiday Cottages has put …

Great Britain

An Introduction to Hydroponics

Hydroponics is a method of growing plants without soils. An Introduction to Hydroponics infographic goes over the benefits of using the technique, …

Aquaponics

Mysterious Fast Radio Bursts Are Starting to Pile Up

Since they were first detected in 2007, the phenomena known as fast radio bursts, or FRBs, have puzzled astronomers. They're powerful but …

Universe

Deal Alert: Nonstop Flights to Greece & Italy From $389 Round-Trip

<b>Want to see the latest flight deals as soon as they’re published? Follow The Points Guy on Facebook and Twitter, and subscribe to text message alerts</b> …

Flying

How to Use Pimm's, Beyond the Pimm's Cup

Simple enough to make without breaking a sweat, low-proof enough to drink your way through the afternoon.<p>In these dog days of summer, the Pimm’s Cup …

Recipes

Former FBI official: Firing Strzok was justified – he, Comey and McCabe disgraced the FBI

Both supporters and opponents of President Trump should welcome the firing of disgraced FBI Agent Peter Strzok, announced Monday. He and fired FBI Director James Comey and fired Deputy Director Andrew McCabe have done more damage to America’s premier law enforcement agency than anyone in its …

Donald Trump

A Guide to the Best Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

Napa Valley is the heart of the American Cab scene. Follow this Cabernet Sauvignon-centric itinerary along Highway 29 to get a taste of why.<p>So, you …

Wine

The Ultimate Chops Builder: 51 Exercises to Give You Killer Technique

An awestruck concertgoer approaches a virtuoso performer after a show and, after making the usual congratulatory remarks, says, I’d give anything to …

Electric Guitar

This Is the Best Way to Cook Corn on the Cob

Kitchn's Delicious Links column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our favorites.<p>…

Corn On The Cob

The five universal laws of human stupidity

In 1976, a professor of economic history at the University of California, Berkeley published an essay outlining the fundamental laws of a force he perceived as humanity’s greatest existential threat: Stupidity.<p>Stupid people, Carlo M. Cipolla explained, share several identifying traits: they are …

University of California

Shipwreck remnants stuck near popular Santa Cruz beach

A 50-year-old commercial fishing boat ran aground near a popular Santa Cruz beach early Sunday, spewing 200 <b></b>gallons of diesel fuel into the water and leaving behind wreckage that remained on the beach into Tuesday.<p>The boat, the 56-foot "Pacific Quest," grounded on the rocks in a cove near Natural …

Santa Cruz