San Francisco Chef Michael Vaughn’s imperfect produce and root-to-leaf-tip culinary philosophy

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  Join Chef Michael Vaughn at Urban Tavern in Union Square San Francisco. Chef Vaughn shares his passionate quest to push the envelope of sustainable sourcing and kitchen practices. A graduate of the Culinary Institute of America St. Helena, California, … Continued

Millenial Mecca—Appleton Fox Cities, Wisconsin ranked among America’s 25 best places to live

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  Tom Wilmer takes a walkabout in Appleton, Wisconsin with the Mayor, Timothy Hanna celebrating his 22nd year in office.     Discover why the Fox Cities region has evolved to become a magnet for millennials who find the thriving arts, culture, music, … Continued

U.S. Army Fort Hunter Liggett commands and stewards historic Hearst Ranch headquarters

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  William Randolph Heart’s old ranch headquarters was constructed in 1930. Located a mere 11 miles as the crow flies from Hearst Castle. Hearst and architect Julia Morgan’s classic, Moorish/Mission Revival structure, dubbed the Hacienda or Milpitas Ranch House, was … Continued

A conversation with Colonel Kerry Norman, Commander U.S. Army Garrison Fort Hunter Liggett

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  A mere taste of Colonel Norman’s diverse background with the U.S. Army includes service as Operations Officer 82nd Airborne, Provost Marshall Military Reserve Command, and the Military Intelligence Readiness Command. She also served as Professor of Military Science at Seattle University. … Continued

Independence MO–Truman Presidential Library, Puppetry Institute and Hair Museum

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    The Harry S. Truman Presidential Library honors one of the town’s most legendary citizens. We’ll also stop in for visits at lesser known but fascinating places such as the Puppetry Arts Institute-with one of the world’s largest collections of Pinocchio … Continued

A tale of two cities—a far cry from the best of times for Los Angeles County’s 60,000 homeless

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  Skid Row in Los Angeles is home to more than 2,000 homeless who sleep on the streets, in doorways, alleys, under bridges, and on streetcars.   Skid Row is just a slice of a larger population of homeless in Los Angeles … Continued