In other news: the city of Fremont, California has proclaimed October Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The rates of domestic abuse have spiked dramatically amid the Covid-19 pandemic. A victim of domestic violence shares her tragic story of extreme control exerted by the man she married.
Affirmative action may be on the chopping block: how will the Supreme Court decide the critical Harvard case? And could our public parks also be on the verge of decimation?
Just in case you still need a post-Diwali fix of Indian food and music, we serve up Padma Lakshmi's recipe for lassi popsicles. Saffron restaurant in Burlingame, California gets a thumbs-up from our reviewer. And the mega-stars of percussion were featured at a tabla festival in Los Angeles.
See you next week. All the best.