Consumer Reports Finds Arsenic, Lead, and PFAS in Water Samples Across America

Research has shown high levels of forever chemicals, arsenic, and lead in water samples across the U.S. This data comes from a nine-month investigation by Consumer Reports and The Guardian. The passage of Clean Water Act in 1972 has made access to clean water a Government priority but millions of people are without safe drinking …

Caraway Profile & Review: Here’s What Our Resident Cook Thinks

*Affiliate disclosure. Once upon a time, many years ago, when OA first started, things like farmers markets and organic groceries were considered fringe. Hippie. Crunchy. Granola. Fast forward, and consumer demand has even the likes of national chains like Kroger supplying organic versions of just about everything. This is a profound change in how Americans …

Here’s Your Weekend Getaway in SLO: Local Wine, Artisanal Cheese & Farm Fresh Eats

Nestled at the intersection of California’s picturesque Highway 1 and 101, you’ll discover San Louis Obispo. Surrounded by a dramatic coastline, rolling hills, and valley vineyards, this small town is a laid-back oasis. It was praised by Oprah as the “Happiest City in America,” and once you get there, it’s easy to see why.  SLO, as locals affectionately …