How 5 Bay Area artists’ pilgrimage to the past inspired ‘Sansei Granddaughters’ Journey’ in San Bruno

In 2018, five Bay Area second-generation (Sansei) Japanese American artists traveled to Manzanar WWII relocation camp. Like many others whose family members were incarcerated in these camps, they bonded over their families’ shared experiences and ...

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Pescadero’s farmworkers can’t afford the food they’re growing for the Peninsula

Coastside farmworkers cultivate the houseplants that have kept Peninsula residents company during the pandemic and pick strawberries destined for the dessert plates that commemorate anniversaries, yet they live in rural, isolated communities and depend on ...

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The call of the wild: From paralyzed seagulls to skunks caught in bear traps, Peninsula wildlife rescue workers have seen it all

Orphaned baby songbirds and poisoned seagulls. Small squirrels snapped up by cats. Skunks caught in bear traps. Wild animals in trouble like these throughout the Peninsula may – if they’re lucky – eventually find ...

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Empty open houses and double-digit declines: How the drastic shift in the housing market is hitting the Midpeninsula

The local housing market is cooling down from its record-high prices of the first quarter due to a drastic shift in the economy. Tumbling tech stocks, interest-rate hikes and inflation are among the underlying fundamentals ...

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Perseids on the Peninsula: Summer stargazing peaks with the annual meteor shower

The Perseids meteor shower began late last month and can produce up to 100 meteors an hour. Lick Observatory support astronomer Jon Rees spoke with The Six Fifty to offer a scientific explanation behind the ...

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Silicon Valley stinks: The science and mystery behind the rare corpse flower bloom

This week marked the first time a corpse flower has ever bloomed in San Jose and may be a first for Silicon Valley as a whole. The Six Fifty got a whiff of the excitement ...

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