Having moved here from the East not long ago, new friends have been hard to find without kids or dogs. But patience will always be a virtue, and last year I met a guy my age at a friend’s wedding in Sausalito and found a real true friend for life.
Trees help protect the climate by removing carbon dioxide, a powerful greenhouse gas, from the atmosphere through the natural process of photosynthesis. The more trees we plant the better for the climate. Trees also provide shade, valuable habitat for wildlife and can help reduce storm runoff.
A cool weather plant, Bok Choy grows well in Alameda all year round. Bok Choy or Pak Choi means “white vegetable” in Chinese for its shiny white stalks.