Fentanyl is a synthetic opioid is 100 times more potent than morphine and 50 times more potent than heroin. Now, it is the most commonly used drug in overdoses: about 30 percent of overdoses in 2016 involved fentanyl. In 2016, the rate of overdoses involving fentanyl was 12 times larger than it was in 2013.Read More
The ice cream business is fierce. Dairy prices tend to fluctuate, affecting the cost of ingredients. The market is also highly seasonal, so stores open year-round must weather the winter.Read More
The Palo Alto Pickleball Club has over 400 members, 40 percent of whom are from Palo Alto. They play every day at Mitchell Park, frequently offering free clinics for the public on the tennis courts.Read More
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At Phillips Brooks Elementary School in Menlo Park, students arrange spaghetti, string and marshmallows to concoct freestanding towers, following the same design-thinking process as Stanford University undergraduates.Read More
The new SailGP racing series, taking place in San Francisco Bay this weekend, is on a mission to make races more competitive — by ensuring that all participating boats are identical and teams have to share performance data.Read More
Authorities highlighted an arson suspect’s association with a music sub-genre known as “black metal” as a possible motive for allegedly burning down three historically black churches in Louisiana. Some on social media felt that the conversation should have been about racism, not music. But others pointed out that black metal has a history of association with nationalism and white supremacy.Read More
“Femcees” are major forces within the rap industry. The term femcee to refers to black feminine-identified rappers. These rappers are no longer an “exception” to a male dominated industry, but rather the exceptional standard to Hip-Hop, and have been since its inception.Read More
Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz announced that he is considering running for President in the 2020 race as an independent, centrist candidate.Read More
As an urban beekeeper, Terry Oxford has always grounded her beekeeping practices in what is best for the bees and our environment. While her primary intention of beekeeping has never been to harvest and sell honey from her hives, she gradually realized that bringing honeybees into the city is not the best way to protect our environment and save the pollinators.Read More
Honey Run Road and its historic covered bridge connected the two municipalities of Chico and Paradise. The bridge was a place where residents from…Read More
Ad hoc communities comprised of transient recreational vehicles continue to grow in the Bay Area.Read More
The pool of Democrats running for president in 2020 is quickly broadening. Since the State of the Union address on Feb. 6, six new candidates have thrown their hat into the ring.Read More
Once home to millions of migrating monarch butterflies, the coast of California has recently seen significant drops in monarch butterfly populations.Read More
Anita Alvarez competed in the 2016 Rio Olympics for Team USA at 19 years old. Today, Alvarez continues to swim with the Senior National Team, which is the highest level a synchronized swimmer can reach in the U.S. Although only 22, she rates as an elder among her teenaged teammates. And now, she has her eye toward making it to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.Read More
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Fentanyl is a synthetic opioid is 100 times more potent than morphine and 50 times more potent than heroin. Now, it is the most commonly used drug in overdoses: about 30 percent of overdoses in 2016 involved fentanyl. In 2016, the rate of overdoses involving fentanyl was 12 times larger than it was in 2013.
Advertisers who invest in ad spots during the Super Bowl are paying dramatically higher costs year over year, while the number of people they reach by the dollar is steadily decreasing.
The total number of tweets with the hashtag in the month leading up to game day was 1,955. On Super Bowl Sunday, there were 30,715 tweets with the hashtag.