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 cultural identities. The pilgrimage and the filming of their yet-be-released 2020 documentary, “Sansei Granddaughters’ Journey,” was the impetus for the exhibit “Sansei Granddaughters’ Journey,” on view through Sept. 3 at AZ Gallery.

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Why Sweet Farm fled Half Moon Bay for the East Coast with its llamas, piglets and turkeys in tow

'We had to make that calculated decision to get out now,' says co-founder Nate Salpeter. Sweet Farm staff prepare llamas Sheika and Dolly for their move to New York. (Photo courtesy Sweet Farm) For years, Kevin the pig, Gizmo the cow, and Paco the llama enjoyed the Coastside air and sprawling pastures of Half Moon Bay’s nonprofit animal sanctuary Sweet Farm. They even achieved a certain level of celebrity, popping up in ...

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