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Stories by Joe Rosato Jr.

Stories by Joe Rosato Jr.

Thursday, Jan 3, 2019 at 07:06 PM PST

Pair of Rehabbed Otters to Carry New Biological Transmitters

Pair of Rehabbed Otters to Carry New Biological Transmitters

A pair of otters that were nursed back to health from near death will serve as the ambassadors for a new tracking technology that will record their biological information over the course of their lives.

Thursday, Dec 20, 2018 at 03:57 PM PST

Stanford Takes Students on Virtual Undersea Journey

Stanford Takes Students on Virtual Undersea Journey

On a recent day, a researcher was walking on the ocean floor, peering around at coral, urchins and picking up sea snails, turning them over in the palm of her glove to closely inspect them. The only catch:...

Saturday, Dec 15, 2018 at 12:26 AM PST

Merchant Marines Veterans Hoping to Get Their Due

Merchant Marines Veterans Hoping to Get Their Due

Advocates are making a last-minute push to honor the last surviving Merchant Marines who fought in World War II and were denied many of the benefits given to other branches of the military. Bay Area Congressman...

Wednesday, Dec 12, 2018 at 07:04 PM PST

A Look at One of SF's Most Famous Holiday Displays

A Look at One of SF's Most Famous Holiday Displays

It’s almost hard to believe one of the Bay Area’s most outlandish holiday displays began with a meager potted tree — but alas some of the most enduring traditions sprout from humble beginnings.

Monday, Dec 10, 2018 at 10:55 AM PST

Fish Hatchery Turnaround: A Big Boon for Fishermen

Fish Hatchery Turnaround: A Big Boon for Fishermen

A bevy of road-weary salmon filled the Mokelumne River in the Central Valley town of Clements, having made the long upstream journey from the Pacific Ocean, now doggedly intent on returning to their place of...

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