Beyond plastic straw bans: ‘Generation Dread’ author and Stanford postdoc Britt Wray on coping with (and acting on) eco-anxiety

Britt Wray, a Stanford postdoc who lives in the Santa Cruz Mountains, talks about her book "Generation Dread: Finding Purpose in an Age of Climate Crisis," which discusses the mental health impacts of the climate crisis, especially on young people who are increasingly agitated that the planet is facing unprecedented threats due to the actions of previous and current generations. 

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The best hidden museums of the 650

The Peninsula’s lesser-known museums are hiding in some delightfully unexpected places. Sure, they’re smaller, but they have plenty to offer in eye-catching exhibits and intriguing historical displays.

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The 12 best views on the SF Peninsula and how to see them

Boronda Lake at Foothills Nature Preserve in Palo Alto is a pristine part of the park for picnicking, boating or taking in the view. (Photo by Veronica Weber) Many people, from tourists to tech workers, decide to visit or live in the Bay Area in large part for its scenic nature. From the Golden Gate Bridge to the redwoods and the coastline, the region is home to sweeping ocean and Bay ...

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