Column: Dispatches from the Edge: Deja Vu in Afghanistan; Paraguay Political Challenge

By Conn Hallinan
Friday May 25, 2007

Deja vu all over again? The longer the United States and NATO stay in Afghanistan, the more the place is looking like Vietnam: -more-

Garden Variety: Try Not to Poison Your Neighbor’s Baby Food

By Ron Sullivan
Friday May 25, 2007

It’s bug time! The plants in the garden are just starting to thrive and get real leaves; the flowers are midway in their annual sequential display; what was mud is starting to look like future meals. -more-

About the House: How to Handle a Condo at Forty

By Matt Cantor
Friday May 25, 2007

Woody Allen says “When you're forty, half of you belongs to the past—and when you’re seventy, nearly all of you.” -more-

Quake Tip of the Week

By Larry Guillot
Friday May 25, 2007

Bad Advice From PG&E? -more-

Green Neighbors: The Tough, Sweet Beauty of Cecile Brunner Roses

By Ron Sullivan
Tuesday May 22, 2007

It’s been a crappy year for wildflowers, but a great one for roses. When I mistook something for a startling pink tree and then realized it was a ‘Cecile Brunner’ rose climbing fifteen feet up a utility-pole guywire, and then did the same double-take for the same cultivar climbing a tree on Sacramento Avenue, I decided to write about roses this week. -more-