Beyond groceries

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It’s Halloween, so have a listen to the original radio broadcast of War of the Worlds available at The Mercury Theatre on the Air. The hour-long MP3 is available for free. “The finest radio drama of the 1930s was The Mercury Theatre on the Air, a show featuring the acclaimed …

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“That grocery cart you’re putting your food, handbag and toddler into? It’s teeming with germs. Consider the handle. It’s been touched by untold numbers of hands that have changed diapers, mopped up runny noses, picked up packages of raw chicken and meat, and been coughed on, sneezed in and drooled …

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“I’ve heard single friends say that the grocery store is a great place to meet someone new. Apparently, the meat market can be just that, and the contents of one’s cart offer a revealing peek at potential compatibility. But I believe they stock married bliss in grocery stores, too. Sara …

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“Cattle manure collected from a California ranch under investigation by federal and state authorities contains the same strain of E. coli that killed three people and sickened nearly 200 in a recent outbreak linked to tainted spinach, federal and state food safety officials said Thursday.”

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An educated opinion on the E. Coli/spinach problem: “Chez Pim has a special guest blogger today, his name is Andy Griffin. Andy and his wife Julia operates Mariquita Farm in Santa Cruz county, growing an amazing array of delectable vegetables including rare and heirloom varieties. Andy was the original owner …

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