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Win or lose, play a game this November
Oct 15, 2012

Win or lose, play a game this November

When: November 18-24 What: Games and puzzles are great for exercising the mind, having fun with friends and spending time […]

Join the fight against Alzheimer’s in November
Oct 01, 2012

Join the fight against Alzheimer’s in November

What: Like many diseases, Alzheimer’s can have a devastating impact on the lives of both the victim and loved ones. […]

Protect your digital life in October
Sep 17, 2012

Protect your digital life in October

When: October What: Americans’ lives are increasingly becoming tied to tech gadgets and computers. These devices store not only precious […]

Get financially savvy this October
Sep 04, 2012

Get financially savvy this October

What: After one of the worst economic crises the U.S. has ever experienced, Americans are getting serious about their finances. […]

This September, support seniors
Aug 20, 2012

This September, support seniors

What: Last year, the first of the baby boomer generation hit 65. Every day until 2030, 10,000 baby boomers will […]

Keep cats happy in September
Aug 06, 2012

Keep cats happy in September

When: September What: Cats are the Internet’s biggest stars, as well as the most common pet in the U.S., outnumbering […]

Get out on the green and golf this August
Jul 23, 2012

Get out on the green and golf this August

    When: August What: Although golf didn’t rise in international popularity until the 19th century, documentation of its existence […]

Keep kids’ eyesight sharp this August
Jul 09, 2012

Keep kids’ eyesight sharp this August

    When: August What: Before school starts is a great time for parents to be proactive about their children’s […]

ESPN might take a hit as CBS and NBC move into sports radio
Jun 29, 2012

ESPN might take a hit as CBS and NBC move into sports radio

Sports is big business, but in radio one network has dominated: ESPN Radio. On the air for 20 years, ESPN […]

Protect your plants and save water in July
Jun 25, 2012

Protect your plants and save water in July

When: July What: As summer hits, many homeowners begin to worry about their gardens and landscapes. As droughts hit and […]

This July, flaunt what you got
Jun 11, 2012

This July, flaunt what you got

    When: July 5   What: For turning heads while having fun in the sun, there’s nothing that grabs […]

Take a trip to the zoo in July
May 29, 2012

Take a trip to the zoo in July

    When: July 1 What: When the first U.S. zoo opened in Philadelphia in 1874, the public had a […]

Snack on sushi in June
May 14, 2012

Snack on sushi in June

What: While sushi has a history dating back to at least the 2nd century, the delicacy only came to America […]

Get outside and enjoy the outdoors
Apr 30, 2012

Get outside and enjoy the outdoors

When: June What: America’s natural landscape has shaped its history as a nation, while efforts to protect these lands have […]

Protect pets in May
Apr 16, 2012

Protect pets in May

        When: May 6-12 What: The majority of American households, 62 percent, own a pet. While animals […]

Watch the stars in April
Apr 02, 2012

Watch the stars in April

    When: April 28, 2012 What: The Northern Hemisphere has been treated to a daily sky show this spring […]

Help kids find a favorite book in April
Mar 19, 2012

Help kids find a favorite book in April

  When: April 2, 2012 What: Whether they’re reading under the covers with a flashlight or devouring the latest book […]

Take your meds safely in April
Mar 05, 2012

Take your meds safely in April

    When: April 1-7   What: Nearly half of all Americans use daily prescription drugs, and this continues to […]

The state of college radio
Feb 29, 2012

The state of college radio

Jan. 18 marked one year since student-run and University of San Francisco-owned KUSF-FM went off the air. It also marked […]

Get crafting this March
Feb 21, 2012

Get crafting this March

        When: March What: Crafts have always been popular among Americans, and many are still finding the […]

Give children a lifetime of music this March
Feb 06, 2012

Give children a lifetime of music this March

        When: March What: Music has long been a part of education. It teaches children to focus […]

Help bring back birds this February
Jan 23, 2012

Help bring back birds this February

When: Feb. 17-20 What: Many birdwatchers are dedicated to their hobby, even traveling far to catch a glimpse of a […]

Engineer the future in February
Jan 09, 2012

Engineer the future in February

When: Feb. 19-25 What: Professional engineers have a career with enormous potential, with some of the highest paying salaries and […]

Save money in January by saving energy
Dec 12, 2011

Save money in January by saving energy

When: Jan. 10, 2012 What: As colder winter weather moves in, many people find their energy bills ballooning. Homes with […]

Take to flight and help save lives in December
Nov 28, 2011

Take to flight and help save lives in December

When: December 1 What: While it takes some bravery and hours of training, recreational flying is a popular way to […]