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    Review: Dublin's Blue Gingko is a splashy success

    Part izakaya, part sushi restaurant, Philip Yang's newest Blue Gingko is a winner. 
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    From April Bloomfield's 'A Girl and Her Greens' to Hugh Acheson's 'The Broad Fork,' this spring's cookbook bounty is all kinds of produce-centric delicious.  
    Plus, Jennifer Nettles and Darius Rucker host a rousing 'iHeart Radio Country Festival.'  
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    Cows are not naturally aggressive animals, but if they are startled or perceive a threat, they will react.  
    NBC copies Netflix by making all 13 episodes available for streaming.  
    Lauren Gunderson's dark comedy about a wife exacting revenge on an abusive husband plays at City Lights Theater in San Jose through June 14.  
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    Plus, Jeff Foxworthy and 'Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader' return after five-year hibernation.  
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    Lindsay Wildlife Hospital is having a contest to name its latest wildlife ambassador, a California ground squirrel.  
    BottleRock Napa Valley is the first date on Imagine Dragons' 2015 North American tour.  
    Imagine Dragon, Robert Plant and No Doubt are the headliners, but who else should you see at the festival? Here are our suggestions.  
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    Plus, check out Nicole Kidman in 'Grace of Monaco,' the film critics tore to shreds, forcing it from the theaters to cable television.  
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    After the birds feast on grape jelly they fly off to a nearby shrub, but is that where they're also nesting? Maybe.  
    Plus, Joe Mantegna and Gary Sinise team up to host National Memorial Day Concert with performances by Gloria Estefan, Tessanne Chin, Katherine Jenkins and more.  
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    Sonoma's Anaba Wines has more than a dose of wind inspiration, from its Aero wines to its giant turbine.  
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    'America's Got Talent' returns for more craziness.  
    Orbitz's list of the top summer destinations for 2015 is topped by Las Vegas and a slew of sunny beaches.  
    Herb Greene
    'The Other One: The Long, Strange Trip of Bob Weir' chronicles Weir's journey from his youth in Palo Alto to global fame in documentary on Netflix. Plus, Thomas Middleditch of 'Silicon Valley' drums up laughs on 'Comedy Bang! Bang!'  
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    Readers share recipes for caramelized, candied bacon and similar craveable foods.  
    UC Berkeley helped turn director of 'The Other One' into Grateful Dead fan. Plus Daly City native Sam Rockwell takes a stab at 'Poltergeist' remake.  
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    Couple stumbles upon the remains of what likely was a massive battle between two colonies of ants. And, yes, the drought could have egged it on.  
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    Of the two classic games now offered together on a mobile format, 'Puzzle & Dragons Z' is the stronger, with an addictive hook that will keep players busy for long car rides or waits at the airport.  
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    Tech-savvy parents and other experts say that contemporary kids' overuse of technology is hurting them socially, academically and may lead to ADHD, online addiction and other disorders.  
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    'Red Nose Day' blends comedy and music for charity with a lineup that includes Will Ferrell, Jennifer Hudson and Jack Black. Plus, 'Between' is Netflix's new thriller, starring Jennette McCurdy.  
    Disney's latest family film delivers a hopeful message to budding innovators and communities at large, encouraging everyone, particularly teen girls, to initiate positive, mindful action to trigger needed global change.
    From a presidential send-off to a special Top 10 List, the finale of David Letterman's 'Late Show' had lots to love. Tell us which was your favorite.  
    Monty Brinton
    The winner of the 30th season of 'Survivor' is named, but it wasn't pretty getting there.  
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    Even in drought birds can be fussy about where they choose to bathe and drink.  
    Bruce Manuel
    It's all a little anachronistic, this homey, 1970s-style eatery with the 2015 farm-to-table vibe. But you've got to love a restaurant that not only uses ultra-local produce from Full Circle Farm in its dishes but also trumpets that fact on its menu.  
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    A writer finds value in the melodramas and 'women-in-peril' thrillers produced by the Lifetime, the network aimed for an adult female audience.  
    A society devoted to the art of the picnic? Now the founders of Portland's picnic club are spilling the details on basket contents, dishy recipes and how you too can picnic every weekend.  
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    Emma Stone, Andrew Garfield reunited?

    'The Amazing Spider-Man' co-stars have been spotted together around L.A. amid reports their romance is back on.