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Fall of the Buckeye Ball

October 01, 2008 by Joe Eaton

The dramatic fall silhouette of the California buckeye shows off its giant seeds, that largest of any of our native plants.

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California Quail Named Official Bird of City of San Francisco

July 01, 2001 by Marilyn Smulyan

Best known for its topknot and characteristic call—”chi-ca-go”—our state bird, the California quail, was recently named “Official Bird of the

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Loving Lake Merritt

January 01, 2001 by Linda Watanabe McFerrin

The lights around Lake Merritt flicker off. Dawn has opened a shimmering, pink-feathered window in the pearl-gray sky through which

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Rivers in the Bay

January 01, 2001 by Paul McHugh

San Francisco Bay presented a thrilling—yet possibly lethal—mystery to a young Spanish captain as he sailed up to probe the

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