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Taking Their Game Online

After leaving newspapers behind, Tim Kawakami and Marcus Thompson II now helm a subscription-based internet site that’s off to a fast start.

Jon Carroll Checks In

The longtime columnist talks successors, free speech, and Trump.

Brad Johnson Turns Iconic Diesel Into East Bay Booksellers

A self-described bookstore evangelistic zealot, an Alamedan convinces booklovers to come together to re-launch an indie bookstore.

Alameda’s Poet Laureates Are People Poetic Partners

Alameda names not one but two poet laureates, thinking two bards just may be better than one.

Her World Is the Stage

Elizabeth McKoy has turned Berkeley Playhouse into a vibrant theater organization that features professional and youth musical productions.

Michael Horse the Actor and Artist Are One

Twin Peaks’ Deputy Hawk turns art into a political act with ledger art.

Anti-Semitism on the Island

Jewish families say Alameda schools have failed to adequately address bigotry.

Bridging Tech’s Diversity Gap

Learners Guild reboots technology education with a new model.

Spirits Alley Gains Ground

Admiral Maltings crafts a key brewing ingredient at Alameda Point.

Redefining Women’s Work

Frailty Myths wants to empower women, one woodworking workshop at a time.