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Bay Area hikes you should try in 2021

FGATE staffers, like other Bay Area residents, spent a whole bunch of 2020 hiking anywhere and everywhere, for sights and sounds and exercise and all the rest. And that's good news for you, reader with zero hiking experience — or reader who...

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Safety nets to observe as lockdowns ease

Safety nets to observe as lockdowns ease

The recent spike in the number of cases in California as of July 14 has driven Gov. Gavin Newsom to bring back restrictions and re-enforce shelter-in-place orders for a majority of its residents. While it is still uncertain when restrict...

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How to stay focused when working from home

How to stay focused when working from home

Working from home is probably the smartest option to take these days, especially with the unprecedented spike in COVID-19 cases seen in the Bay Area in recent times. But let’s face it: the lack of face-to-face interaction with colleagues,...

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Home maintenance tips during quarantine

Home maintenance tips during quarantine

Our respective homes are our bastions of safety and security in a world besieged by COVID-19. And with Californians urged to take refuge from the virus at home anew, it becomes especially important to maintain the highest standards of prote...

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Working From Home: How to Prepare a Home Office

As the world adjusts to maintaining normalcy in the work department, those who are used to working in an office setting suddenly find themselves setting up a workstation at home. It’s not that easy to transition to a remote working situat...

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