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  • Turning 50 in San Francisco

    By Ilana Angel

    April 12, 2016 | 3:22 pm

    I had a spectacular birthday. It was the perfect way to usher in my 50’s and since it was a milestone worthy of something special, I celebrated with purpose and will look back at turning 50 with great happiness. I was not anxious about my birthday, but rather reflective of my life...

  • Suicide Rate Among Baby Boomers Increases Sharply

    By Albert Fuchs, M.D.

    May 10, 2013 | 9:23 am

    Every primary care doctor has had the experience of listening to a very depressed patient explain that things are hopeless, that chronic medical problems or financial setbacks or family conflicts have pushed the patient past his ability to cope, that he can't imagine how things...

  • Today the Golden Gate Bridge Becomes a Little Colder

    By Susan Esther Barnes

    March 27, 2013 | 8:00 am

    You may have thought the almighty dollar would be accepted everywhere in the US, but starting today, the famous Golden Gate Bridge between San Francisco and Marin County will no longer accept cash. Rather, the bridge is switching over to what they call “all electronic tolling.”

  • San Francisco synagogue service to remember Golden Gate Bridge suicides

    August 3, 2012 | 12:17 pm

    A San Francisco synagogue will hold a memorial service for the 1,558 known suicide victims who have jumped off the Golden Gate Bridge.

    San Francisco’s Congregation Sha’ar Zahav will host a special yizkor or remembrance service on August 7 to raise awareness about suicides and...

  • First Person - Will You Be at Peace?

    By Rabbi Ken Chasen

    May 18, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    I always knew that it would be very difficult to stop a genocide. I just never appreciated how difficult it would be merely to demonstrate against a genocide.

    I was among a group of nearly 100 Los Angeles Jews who traveled to San Francisco on Sunday, April 30, to participate in the...