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Boston artist leaves paintings in S.F. for free SFGate.com 1/3/09
Prospect Provides Inspiration With What He Doesn't Have NYTimes.com 12/26/08
No Furnaces but Heat Aplenty in 'Passive Houses' NYTimes.com 12/26/08
Angelic voice soothes Monterey County inmates SFGate.com 12/25/08
A Foreign Face Beloved by Afghans of All Stripes NYTimes.com 12/24/08
Life caused explosion in our planet's mineral wealth NewScientist.com 11/14/08
5 pound debt repaid 39 years on news.bbc.co.uk 12/19/08
Threshold Choir founder ministers to the dying SFGate.com 12/5/08
Interest in water management blossoms SFGate.com 12/6/08
Goats provide environmentally safe service SFGate.com 12/6/08
Teen achiever starts up humanitarian nonprofit SFGate.com 11/29/08
From Victim to Heroine NYTimes.com 11/27/08 "...Times Op-Ed columnist Nicholas D. Kristof reports from Pakistan that one courageous woman has built an oasis of hope in her village." More on Mukhtaran Bibi's work.
As food prices climb, industry ponder trash SFGate.com 11/27/08
As Taboos Ease, Saudi Girl Group Dares to Rock NYTimes.com 11/23/08 "In a country where women are not allowed to drive and rarely appear in public without their faces covered, the band is very different."
Talia for President NYTimes.com 11/16/08 "When Talia was 10 years old, she saw television clips of New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina and decided to help.... the campaign raised more than $10 million. With that success behind her, Talia organized a program called RandomKid to help other young social entrepreneurs organize and raise money...."
Meet the Palestinian Seinfeld. Who knew? SFGate.com 11/13/08
When Chocolate is a Way of Life NYTimes.com 11/4/08
Saving Wild Salmon, in Hopes of Saving the Orca
At Specialty Garage, Making Hybrids Even Greener NYTimes.com 11/4/08 "The only hybrid specialty garage run by a woman has opened in the Bay Area..."
Coho salmon fry discovered up a remote creek SFGate.com 11/1/08
There's Something About Shelter Dogs SFGate.com 10/28/08 Wow!
A Neighborhood Is Reborn After a Killing on Prince Avenue NYTimes.com 9/26/08 "After Mr. Lewis's death, some neighbors wanted to place teddy bears at the crime scene. His widow refused. They would organize instead, she said."
It Takes Just One Village to Save a Species NYTimes.com 9/22/08
A woman with MS is helped by giving 29 gifts in 29 days SFGate.com 9/8/08
Dr. Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" Speech from 8/28/63 news.bbc.co.uk 8/21/08
Stationary bike designed to create electricity SFGate.com 8/23/08
Lung transplant recipient uses songs at wedding originally selected for funeral SFGate.com 8/10/08
Growing goodwill with tomatoes and sunflowers SFGate.com 8/9/08
kidney machine saves girl news.bbc.co.uk 8/5/08
Pakistani couple save 300 unwanted kids a year SFGate.com 8/3/08
Deacon's food giveaway eases life in Bayview SFGate.com 8/3/08
Bead-making helps Ugandan women shed poverty SFGate.com 7/27/08
Randy Pausch, 47, Dies; His 'Last Lecture' Inspired Many to Live with Wonder NYTimes.com 7/26/08
Woman's idea saves thousands of Nepalese girls SFGate.com 7/22/08
High school teacher leads students to save creek SFGate.com 7/20/08
The new philanthropists: Silicon Valley teens SFGate.com 7/14/08
Living in a world without waste News.BBC.co.uk 7/11/08
Karen Lassen on what it takes to be a fairy godmother who gives away money to worthy causes SFGate.com 7/6/08
Neighbors band together to protect Cayuga Park SFGate.com 7/5/08
$15 can go a long way to preserving rare bird habitats SFGate.com 6/29/08
India's 'pink' vigilante women BBC News 11/26/07
Hostages Freed in Colombia Are Reunited With Families WashingtonPost.com 7/4/08
Japan Sees a Chance to Promote Its Energy-Frugal Ways 7/4/08 NYTimes.com
The Luckiest Girl NYTimes.com 7/3/08 The story of Beatrice and her goat.
in Sichuan: The School That Didn't Fall NYTimes 6/16/08 "When the
head count was complete, their fate was clear: All 2,323 were
alive.... Mr. Ye not only shored up the building's structure, but also
had students and teachers prepare for a disaster."
Detroit teenager dreams of escaping poverty 6/7/08 "It is a hard place to live, she says, one of the hardest quarters in one of the hardest American cities. Some nights she reads Proverbs in bed by penlight. Some nights she cries."
A $10 Mosquito Net Is Making Charity Cool NYTimes.com 6/2/08
Concert pianists aim for goal: soccer gear:
DONATIONS TO EQUIP IRAQI KIDS WHO LOVE THE SPORT MercuryNews.com 5/24/08
Doctors Say `I'm Sorry' Before `See You in Court'" NYTimes 5/18/08 Wow, you mean letting people apologize, then addressing the mistake, might reduce lawsuits? What a surprise.
District Puts All the World in Classrooms NYTimes 5/16/08
Offering Straying Parolees a Hand, Not Cuffs NYTimes.com 5/17/08
Saving Horses One at a Time NYTimes.com 5/17/08
Chasing Utopia, Family Imagines No Possessions NYTimes.com 5/17/08
saved ghetto Jews dies news.bbc.co.uk 5/12/08 Amazing woman.
If Your Appliances Are Avocado, They Probably Aren't Green NYTimes.com 5/10/08 Good advice on going green with appliances.
Girls, Sports and Sportsmanship well.blogs.nytimes.com 5/7/08
Over the Bustle of the Everyday Commute, Her Voice Has Guided the Way NYTimes.com 5/11/08
Part I: Hunting for a miracle, grasping at a chance AP.Google.com 5/3/08
Part II: Straining to progress, as family challenges mount AP.Google.com 5/4/08
Part III: 'I can't believe that it couldn't happen' TwinCities.com 5/6/08
Urban Farmers' Crops Go from Vacant Lot to Market NYTimes 5/7/08
Platypus Genome Explains Animal's Peculiar Features; Holds Clues To Evolution Of Mammals ScienceDaily.com 5/7/08
Concerto in the Key of G, for Grateful SFGate.com 5/7/08, plus audio recording on the page.
Virtuoso to play, thanks to driver who returned $4M violin SFGate.com 5/5/08
Idaho team readies artificial beak for wounded bald eagle AP News at Google 5/5/08
Doctor finds higher calling when death knocks SFGate.com 5/3/08 (but apparently doesn't know ulcers are caused by H. pylori) and Clinic gives volunteer nurse intense education SFGate.com 5/3/08
From a Wheelchair, a Scientist Pries Open South Korean Minds NYTimes.com 4/19/08
What's Making That Awful Racket? Surprisingly, It May Be Fish NYTimes.com 4/8/08 Just very cool.
Good Works: Monks build multimillion-dollar business and give the money away SFGate.com 3/24/08
When a Brain Scientist Suffers a Stroke well.blogs.nytimes.com 3/13/08
NZ dolphin rescues beached whales news.BBC.co.uk 3/12/08 "I don't speak whale and I don't speak dolphin," Mr Smith told the BBC, "but there was obviously something that went on because the two whales changed their attitude from being quite distressed to following the dolphin quite willingly and directly along the beach and straight out to sea."
From Despair NYTimes.com 2/16/08
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