Lara Burns

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Want to be a data scientist? Learn these languages

Data scientist — now that sounds sexy. Take a closer look, and instead of desirable curves (or bulging muscles), you’ll see an ecosystem of hundreds …

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How Learning to Code as a Woman Changed My Life

Last weekend, I, along with more than 2,500 other women, attended a conference breaking down the importance of self actualization. The conference was led by one of those popular, female-empowerment gurus, a high-energy motivationalist who talked unironically about mastering our own destiny, …

33 spots where Bay Area kids can experience the great outdoors

School's out, and the Bay Area's outdoor wonders call.<p>It's time to get the kids away from the screen and explore the region brimming with natural beauty and providing families with an amazing outdoor playground filled with delights.<p>A hike along the coast might lead to a secret waterfall or whale …

Get Outside: Marin's 10 Best Day Hikes

Marin County is home to a plethora of outdoor adventure opportunities including hiking and biking trails, beaches, and lighthouses spread across the …

Dog-Friendly San Francisco: All the Best Parks, Restaurants, and Shops to Bring Your Pooch

Dogs live the good life in San Francisco. Walk down any street and you'll see a pooch happily trotting along, catching crumbs under cafe tables, or …

Pets

15 Favorite Hikes in Sonoma County

Grab your backpack, fill up the water jug and lace up those boots. It’s time to take a hike! (and, if you’re so inclined, sip some wine – in Sonoma …

Sonoma County

Best Bay Area hikes for beginners

BEST BEGINNER HIKES IN THE BAY AREA<p>The Bay Area has an immense amount of wilderness, and much of it is open to hikers of all skill levels.<p>Beginners might want to check out the San Francisco Bay Trail, which spans 350 miles, with a plan for another 150 miles to connect 47 cities and nine counties in …

Hiking

Nutritionally Nicole Is Full of Positive Vibes

Customized or Specialized

<b>Customized Cards</b><p><b>Order if:</b> you have more than one allergy<p><b>Create a personalized card that displays multiple allergens. Choose 10 allergens from a</b> …

Talia's Letter: Food Allergies and Living a Life at Risk - Robyn O'Brien

Recently, I heard from Elynne Gold, the mother of a 15 year old who is now speaking out about life threatening food allergies. She wanted to get the …

Biomedicine

7 Amazing Women in Tech You Need to Know

Amazing

How To Make The Best Roast Chicken Of All Time

Three ingredients, butcher's twine, and a roasting rack. Anything else and you're just making things difficult.<p>Take your chicken out of the fridge at least 45 minutes before you start roasting it. If it's still refrigerator-cold when you put it in the oven, your cooking time will be longer, and …

Best hikes in San Francisco

Take a hike, San Francisco, and not just to the local bodega.<p>Our famous hills make for wonderful workouts beyond the average calorie-burning errand. Acres of outdoor space nestled among the Victorians make it easy to reconnect to nature without straying too far from a Muni line.<p>We've rounded up …

Teach Your Kids These Warning Signs Of Emotionally Abusive Relationships

<i>At least he doesn’t hit me.</i><p>That phrase, uttered by millions of women, has perpetuated an incomplete definition of the word “abusive.” And it’s not …

A Teen's Perspective

<i>Guest post from Teen Advisory Group member Josephine Schizer</i><p>For many teenagers like myself, spending time with friends is very important. However, …

Parenting

Exactly What (Not) To Say When Negotiating Your Salary

Follow this script and you can’t go wrong.<p>Salary negotiations are stressful, but that doesn’t have to leave you grasping for the right turn of phrase or stammering something you’ll live to regret. Here’s a guide to getting it right no matter which twists and turns the negotiating process takes.<p>When …

26 Gorgeous NorCal Camping Spots Within 100 Miles of SF

The Big Sur River runs adjacent to the campground(Photo by Aron Bosworth)<p><b>PFEIFFER BIG SUR STATE PARK CAMPGROUND</b><p>If Big Sur redwoods, riverside …

Hiking

11 Apps For Kids That Don’t Count As Screen Time

Thinking back to my first pregnancy, I remember soaking up as much information on babies and childcare as humanly possible. There was a strong desire …