Jill Richardson

01/23/2015 - 2:59am

    Chickens had plenty to celebrate on New Year’s Day. Supposedly.

    After a long wait, California’s 2008 ballot measure to improve conditions for laying hens finally went into effect. Instead of living in cramped cages that give each...

12/04/2014 - 3:02pm

    A beloved organic farm in San Diego recently canceled a gourmet dinner it had planned to host. Guests had already paid $150 for a local, organic five-course meal prepared by several top chefs from the region.

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11/27/2014 - 7:01pm

    Thanksgiving is an occasion when we gather with our families for festive meals. It’s also a time when many of us donate to help the less fortunate celebrate with their families.

    This...

11/13/2014 - 3:54pm

    Here’s a typical scene in any American checkup: The doctor walks in to find the patient sitting on the table. “Well, your cholesterol is too high,” the doctor tells the patient. “I can prescribe something for it, but the real...

11/06/2014 - 5:35pm

    My brother would have turned 29 the other day. Thus begins the season of difficult anniversaries.

    Six years ago, my baby bro turned 23. It was 2008, a week before Barack Obama’s first...

10/30/2014 - 1:54pm

    As airlines, cruise ships, and hospitals cope with waves of Ebola jitters, I’m wondering whether the panic the deadly virus is inducing will distort Halloween traditions this year.

    No, I...

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