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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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 local organizations for food and clothing.

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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 their way to one of a handful of wildlife rescue centers around the region.

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