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A Different Drummer: Smoker poker

YES, I AM STILL IN THE SAME VEIN — eating ribs and playing Zynga poker like a scholar. I’ve got eight pages of notes so far and 20 raggedy bookmarks inserted over my four-book library. I'm making up … Read Full Article

The Tideline: Free-range kids

NEW YORK MOTHER AND BLOGGER LENORE SKENAZY was flooded with criticism recently when she wrote about how she and her husband allowed their nine-year-old to ride the subway by himself. Judgmental … Read Full Article

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A community of artists

Annual Arts Benicia exhibit features nearly 200 works One hundred and ninety-six pieces, contributed by 146 artists, have filled the walls and floor space at Arts Benicia, marking the 21st year of … Read Full Article

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