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NOTES ON THE VALLEY

Finding ways to stay active

I recently went to go shoot some hoops at Fallon park with a few friends. Although none of us were ever on a high school or college basketball team, we had been...

Original post made by Monith Ilavarasan on Aug. 17, 2022
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NOTES ON THE VALLEY

The Bay Area is a big place

When people ask me where I’m from, I instinctively tell them I’m from the Bay. I’ve always thought of myself as a Bay Area native. Someone who grew up here...

Original post made by Monith Ilavarasan on Sep. 14, 2022
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TIM TALK

Mehran Jr. held his cards close

Alex Mehran Jr. demonstrated how to play his cards close to his chest Tuesday evening. Speaking to San Francisco Business Times Publisher Mary Huss on a panel with...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Sep. 29, 2022
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TIM TALK

James White pulls no punches when talking racism in the corporate world

Corporate executive James D. White speaks and writes bluntly when it come to racism he’s encountered in the United States corporate world. Addressing the...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on Oct. 6, 2022
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ASK THE VET

Pets, babies and toddlers

Writing about pets and small children is a subject very relevant to my world since I have a 2-year-old, a baby due in July, two dogs and a cat. Even if you don't...

Original post made by Dr. Kristel Weaver on Aug. 23, 2013
There are no comments yet. 3769 Views

ASK THE VET

What should I consider as my pets grow old?

This month's column is all about our aging companions. With good preventative medicine, pets are living much longer than they did in the past. An annual physical...

Original post made by Dr. Kristel Weaver on Aug. 23, 2013
There are no comments yet. 4131 Views

ASK THE VET

The scoop on litter box problems

My cat is urinating outside the box and it's driving me crazy! How can I make him stop? We see a lot of cats that eliminate outside their box. It's a very stinky,...

Original post made by Dr. Kristel Weaver on Aug. 23, 2013
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ASK THE VET

Rattlesnakes

Last spring I was on a hike with my dog and we encountered a rattlesnake. What can I do to protect my dog from rattlesnakes? What should I do if a rattlesnake bites...

Original post made by Dr. Kristel Weaver on Aug. 23, 2013
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ASK THE VET

Dogs do strange things

If men are from Mars and women are from Venus, then dogs must be from Pluto! This month's Ask the Vet features responses to common reader questions about dog behaviors...

Original post made by Dr. Kristel Weaver on Aug. 23, 2013
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ASK THE VET

Disaster preparedness

What would you do with your pets in the event of a disaster? This month's article discusses preparing for an emergency. If you don't have a plan for yourself and...

Original post made by Dr. Kristel Weaver on Aug. 23, 2013
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ASK THE VET

Pet obesity

How do I know if my pet is overweight? Since dogs range in size from 2lbs to 200lbs with all sorts of body shapes, we rely on their body condition to tell...

Original post made by Dr. Kristel Weaver on Aug. 23, 2013
There are no comments yet. 4099 Views

ASK THE VET

Heartworm Disease

Every year at your annual preventive care visit, your veterinarian most likely recommends a heartworm preventative for your dog. So why the push? Why is heartworm...

Original post made by Dr. Kristel Weaver on Aug. 23, 2013
There are no comments yet. 4167 Views

ASK THE VET

Pet first aid

I hope you will never need to administer first aid to your pets, but if an emergency should occur, it's important to be mentally prepared. These first aid tips...

Original post made by Dr. Kristel Weaver on Aug. 23, 2013
There are no comments yet. 4247 Views

ASK THE VET

Feline heart disease

When cats are sick they hide their illness. This makes a veterinarian's job challenging and sick cats may go undetected at home by their owners. Sometimes the...

Original post made by Dr. Kristel Weaver on Aug. 23, 2013
There are no comments yet. 4146 Views

DOING COLLEGE

The College Mystique: An Inside Look at College Advising

The College Mystique: An Inside Look at College Advising By Elizabeth LaScala, Ph.D. Applying to college can be one of the most bewildering as well as rewarding...

Original post made by Elizabeth LaScala on Nov. 16, 2009
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DOING COLLEGE

Early Applications Surge in College Admission

This is the first in a six-week series of blogs about applying to college by admission advisor Elizabeth LaScala and Teen Wire high school senior Daniel Morizono...

Original post made by Elizabeth LaScala on Dec. 6, 2009
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DOING COLLEGE

College Admission and Score Choice: What You Must Know

Hollie took her SAT exam in the spring of her junior year in high school and performed poorly. She prepared over the summer and tested again in the fall of her...

Original post made by Elizabeth LaScala on Dec. 28, 2009
There are no comments yet. 12318 Views

DOING COLLEGE

Hurry Up and Wait: What to Do After the College Applications Are Sent

As the parent of three daughters who are all at different stages in their lives, I can tell you first hand that life does not begin with an acceptance letter from...

Original post made by Elizabeth LaScala on Jan. 4, 2010
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DOING COLLEGE

Admitted to Your College? It's Time for A Fresh Look

I would bet that the Class of 2010 seniors will be spending some time at their mailboxes and and checking email messages over the next few weeks. They will have...

Original post made by Elizabeth LaScala on Mar. 15, 2010
There are no comments yet. 10925 Views

DOING COLLEGE

Getting Organized for Your Senior Year

Times have changed and getting into college is much different than it was even five years ago. Selecting a college is a big decision, and both public and private...

Original post made by Elizabeth LaScala on May. 10, 2010
There are no comments yet. 12516 Views
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