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The Team Vs. Mr. Housing

Jesse Arreguín and Kriss Worthington are teaming up in Berkeley’s mayor’s race in a fight with fellow councilmember Laurie Capitelli over housing and growth.
September 28, 2016 09:00 AM

Rent Control Is Dominating Alameda's Election

The two tenant protection measures on the November ballot promise to also shape the outcome of the city council race.
September 27, 2016 08:00 AM

How Does Discrimination Affect People’s Health?

A UC Berkeley professor is studying the dynamics of how African-American women are affected by racism—and why socioeconomic status matters to health.
September 26, 2016 11:00 AM

Take 5: Calling All Riders

Gene Oh of Alameda Bicycle teams up with Alameda’s Friends of the Parks Foundation for the Alameda Bike for the Parks community bike ride on Oct. 15.
September 26, 2016 08:00 AM

Word on the Street: Praise for Alameda Police

Locals think their boys in blue are doing a great job.
September 22, 2016 08:00 AM
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Food & Drink

Third Time Is the Charm for Angela’s

The new edition for Saboor Zarari is the most satisfying yet, pulling together European techniques, Afghan flavors, and Mediterranean ingredients.
September 23, 2016 08:00 AM

Eat Real Fest Consumes Jack London Square

This year’s version of the foodie festival pulls out all the stops, pitting chef against chef and butchers against butchers.
September 19, 2016 08:00 AM

It’s Pomegranate Season at Asena

The garnet grenades bejewel local dishes, including pistachio- crusted lamb chops, and herald autumn.
September 15, 2016 08:00 AM

B&B Kitchen & Wine Bar Makes Downtown Berkeley Fishier

A seafood-y sibling to Bourbon & Beef in Rockridge caters to pescaterians in downtown.
September 9, 2016 08:00 AM
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Arts & Culture

Stumbling Upon Pop-up Performance Art

A guerilla art movement positions itself outside of the mainstream art world in the form of the Uncanny Valley Night Market.
September 28, 2016 08:00 AM

Oakland’s Barbara Dane Gets Around

"Throw It Away" is Dane’s first CD in 14 years containing new music. Plus, Bay Area bassist and composer Jeff Denson promotes a new CD.
September 28, 2016 07:00 AM

Story Elements that Echo After You Turn the Final Page

Yaa Gyasi’s latest, "Homegoing," is certain to be on someone’s read-it list. It’s on ours.
September 27, 2016 08:00 AM

As True Today as It Ever Was

Sinclair Lewis’ satire is a 1935 story ripped from today’s headlines.
September 27, 2016 08:00 AM
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Life & Style

Heading Heavenward in the Pyrenees

The French mountains are a beautiful blend of wilderness and centuries-old culture, and a tourist’s first sight of the Pyrenees can be unforgettable: They emerge from the summer haze like a bank of thunderclouds, assuming the stature of real mountains as canyons, ridges, and snowpack resembling an alpinist’s dreamland.
September 20, 2016 08:00 AM

Get Stylish With Threads From Oak Common

Baggu opens, Crossroads seeks plus sizes, and Viscera workshops.
September 16, 2016 08:00 AM

Downtown San Leandro Has Plenty to See, Taste, and Do

San Leandro is often overlooked, but it has a lively downtown.
September 13, 2016 08:00 AM

One Clever Clockmaker

CLEVERCLOCKS by Douglas Chalk tell time in an inventive way.
September 9, 2016 08:00 AM
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Home & Garden

Downtown San Leandro Has Plenty to See, Taste, and Do

San Leandro is often overlooked, but it has a lively downtown.
September 13, 2016 08:00 AM

A Mansion with Great Views and an Edible Garden

Designed as the home of spice magnate William G. Volkmann, the first estate built on Muir Avenue balances formal space and casual living in the Crocker Terrace neighborhood of Piedmont.
September 1, 2016 08:00 AM

Inches Matter Where Furniture Is Concerned

Why does the furniture that worked so well in your old place suddenly seem so wrong in your new place? It’s probably not the style or the color, but it could be the size.
August 16, 2016 01:00 AM

A Bridge-to-Bridge View in Montclair

A thoroughly modern lair going for $1.6 million appeals with its natural setting, killer views, and a rock-’n’-roll ethos.
June 29, 2016 05:36 PM
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From Our Other Publications

Oakland's Costly Campaign

This year’s election could turn out to be the most expensive in city history—thanks to four high-profile ballot measures.
September 26, 2016 08:00 AM

Our Backyard: California's Police Secrecy Laws Need Reform

California laws shielding the identity of troublesome cops are among the nation’s strictest. That’s bad for all involved.
September 22, 2016 12:00 PM

A Watchdog With Teeth

Oakland’s newly strengthened Public Ethics Commission now looks to be one of the toughest in the state. But it’s facing a big test this fall.
September 14, 2016 08:00 AM

Our Backyard: Solid Reform

Although not perfect, the measure to create a strong civilian police commission in Oakland represents a significant step forward.
September 7, 2016 08:00 AM
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