Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags

News & Politics

Drowning in Plastic

A Dutch company has set up operations at Alameda Point, where it hopes to launch an ambitious invention that will clean up plastic from the world’s oceans.
August 13, 2018

Feedback: More on BART

Last month's letters to the editor.
August 2, 2018

12 Months a Year

August 1, 2018

Recall as a Cudgel

In Alameda, recall efforts have often been used to attack the city’s progressive elected officials, particularly women and people of color.
August 1, 2018

An Alameda Blacksmith Is Behind Alice Waters’ Favorite Egg Spoon

Shawn Lovell hand forges the $250 iron spoons Waters’ daughter Fanny Singer started selling online at The Permanent Collection in March.
July 9, 2018
Edit ModuleShow Tags Edit ModuleShow Tags Edit ModuleShow Tags

Food & Drink

Park Street Tavern Sounds A Lot Like the Gold Coast Grill

Christos Frangoulis keeps the Mediterranean-style steakhouse ambience of its predecessor.
August 10, 2018

Nosh Box: A Cause for Ferment

August 1, 2018

Blackberry Season Arrives

Use the hard-to-pick tart berries in a Homestead grunt with peaches.
July 20, 2018

Second Stay Gold Deli Is Like the Original But Smaller

The new Temescal space feels like a small butcher shop with a bar and is far from being the massive smokehouse/corner market that is the West Oakland location.
July 13, 2018
Edit ModuleShow Tags Edit ModuleShow Tags Edit ModuleShow Tags

Arts & Culture

Fernando Reyes Tells Stories With Art

The Oakland artist will show canvases and wood panels at Mercury Twenty Gallery.
August 16, 2018

Ingrid Rojas Contreras’ Writes an Explosive First Novel

The Colombia-born, Bay Area author weaves a powerful narrative of sisterhood in the times of Pablo Escobar’s Colombia.
August 15, 2018

Animal House Still Gets Laughs

The bawdy 1978 frat-life classic heads to the Paramount.
August 14, 2018

Peter Hujar’s Photographs Bring 1970s and ’80s New York to Life

The famed photographer “lived the bohemian dream of becoming legendary rather than the bourgeois one of being rich and conventionally famous.”
August 14, 2018
Edit ModuleShow Tags Edit ModuleShow Tags Edit ModuleShow Tags

Life & Style

West Perro Spreads Desert Influence

Jimmy Brower looks to the Mojave for inspiration.
August 16, 2018

Sidewalk CPR Is Spreading

The practice of hands-only CPR emphasizes compression over compression and breathing, so more people may be willing to do it.
August 15, 2018

EnChroma Glasses Enhance Color for Color Blind People

EnChroma co-founders Don McPherson and Andy Schmeder invented a color-blind glass technology that works and began marketing the eyewear in 2013.
July 18, 2018

Your Dog Can Join the Dog Scouts of America

The motto is something like “no bored dogs,” and your pooch can earn merit badges.
July 14, 2018
Edit ModuleShow Tags Edit ModuleShow Tags

Home & Garden

Murphy Beds Make a Comeback

They’ve come a long way since their alleged debut in San Francisco in the Victorian era.
June 21, 2018

Rent My House

Single-family home rentals outpace apartments in some Bay Area cities.
June 14, 2018

Laundry Rooms Get Upgrades

Bright, bold colors, energy-efficient front-loading washers and dryers, and well-planned spaces can lessen laundry day drudgery.
May 24, 2018

To Sell or Not to Sell

Is this a good time to sell your home? Experts say it depends largely on whether you plan to stay in the region.
May 17, 2018
Edit ModuleShow Tags Edit ModuleShow Tags

From Our Other Publications

Can Oakland Unified Fix Its Finances?

Facing an $80 million budget deficit over the next three years, OUSD’s leaders are looking for structural solutions.
August 3, 2018

Regina Jackson of EOYDC Takes Risks in the ‘Killer Corridor’

The dynamic CEO communicates clear expectations and then does whatever it takes to help kids succeed.
July 6, 2018

311 Comes to Oakland

The city finally added the widely adopted phone number for municipal complaints. But with rampant illegal dumping, Oakland’s complaint-driven approach has been criticized.
June 6, 2018

The California Trail at the Oakland Zoo Opens June 28

Bison, gray wolves, grizzlies, and other native California animals will roam the East Bay again.
June 4, 2018
Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags

Search for more than 400 restaurants.

Edit ModuleShow Tags Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit Module

Big savings on local dining & more.

Edit ModuleShow Tags Edit ModuleShow Tags Edit ModuleShow Tags

Medical insights from top area doctors.

Edit ModuleShow Tags Edit ModuleShow Tags Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags

Calendar

What You're Saying on Twitter

Edit Module

Like Us on Facebook

Edit ModuleEdit ModuleShow Tags Edit ModuleShow Tags