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Historic Service Organization Improves, Connects Community Historic Service Organization Improves, Connects Community

By Allison Wilson

The San Jose Woman's Club, organized in 1894, provides scholarships for local students and funds local and women's charitable organizations.

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San Jose Winery Celebrates Diversity of California's Agriculture San Jose Winery Celebrates Diversity of California's Agriculture

By Allison Wilson

Coterie Cellars is part of a wine-making movement that has seen wineries moving back into urban areas, where winemakers can share wines within the communities in which they live.

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Cow Hollow's French Connection Cow Hollow's French Connection

By Allison Wilson

Baker Street Bistro serves up authentic, old-style French cuisine.

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Come Sail Away: Club Nautique Come Sail Away: Club Nautique

By Allison Wilson

Club Nautique is the largest coastal and offshore training facility in the country and has two locations on San Francisco Bay, which is considered by some to be one of the most challenging places in the world to sail. With more than 1,400 members, it offers award-winning instruction, as well as events and activities to keep you learning, growing and enjoying the boating lifestyle.

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The Soul of the People: Oakland Gallery Showcases Bay Area Artists The Soul of the People: Oakland Gallery Showcases Bay Area Artists

By Allison Wilson

Joyce Gordon believes that artists are the "soul of the people," expressing through textile, paint, and clay what might be otherwise difficult to express. Her Oakland gallery features the work of local artists and offers workshops, film screenings, and performance art.

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From Monarch Butterflies to Redwood Trees: The East Bay Park District From Monarch Butterflies to Redwood Trees: The East Bay Park District

By Allison Wilson

The East Bay Park District preserves 120,000 acres of beautiful scenery, protecting the habitat for plants and wildlife and offering numerous recreation opportunities.

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Thai Food and Travel: An Authentic Cultural and Culinary Experience Thai Food and Travel: An Authentic Cultural and Culinary Experience

By Allison Wilson

Love Thai food? For more than 20 years, Loha-unchit has been exposing Bay Area residents to Thai culture through her The Art of Thai Cooking classes and Thailand Travel Adventures guided trips.

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How Low-Income Bay Area Students are Beating the Odds How Low-Income Bay Area Students are Beating the Odds

By Allison Wilson

College can be a challenging time for anyone. For first generation college students, those challenges are often amplified. Students Rising Above is a competitive program that provides an all-encompassing program of support services and guidance, giving first generation, low-income Bay Area students the tools they need to succeed.

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Palomacy: Pigeon Diplomacy Palomacy: Pigeon Diplomacy

By Allison Wilson

The more Elizabeth Young comes to know pigeons, the more she loves them. Young is the founder and director of Palomacy, a Bay Area network of volunteers working to save domestic, un-releasable pigeons and doves that would otherwise be killed in shelters.

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Allison Wilson is a Staff Writer at BayAreaForSale.com.

Allison Wilson is an award-winning writer and communications professional whose editorial background includes full-time and freelance work at city/regional lifestyle and shelter magazines, as well as corporate, academic, and alumni publications for major universities and health systems. She holds a Bachelor's Degree in Advertising and Public Relations from the University of Central Florida and a Master's degree in Mass Communications from the University of Florida.