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Alameda Artist Jamie Banes Accentuates the Art in Architecture

The Alameda artist begins his mixed media, assemblages, and sculptures with found or collected material from the most unusual sources.
March 3, 2020

Brainguard Guards the Brain That Nature Provided

Richmond startup helmet company Brainguard may revolutionize head protection.
March 3, 2020

Monday's Briefing: Health care worker from Alameda County treated for coronavirus; Cal receives largest-ever donation

March 2, 2020

Blue Shield Makes a Promise to Oakland’s Youth

For Vanessa Ogbu, signing up to mentor an Oakland high school student through the trials and tribulations of entering college seemed as natural as smiling on a sunny day. The Blue Shield of California senior manager of quality improvement remembers growing up in a middle-class home in Santa Cruz with her parents always striving to teach her and her siblings about the virtues of giving back to the community.
March 1, 2020

Nosh Box: Flavors of the Fruitvale

Sometimes famous for its infamy, it’s a boulevard, a neighborhood, a district, a bridge, a BART station, a movie, and more. Consider it district hegemony, because its social footprint is larger than the outline on a topographic map. It pervades surrounding venues like the Dimond, the Laurel, Melrose, Highland Park, and Jingletown.
March 1, 2020

Oakland Restaurant-Design Firm Arcsine Expands

Its past projects include Duende and Agave Uptown; now it welcomes a new partner and intermediate interior designer.
February 28, 2020

17044 Broadway Terrace Is Full of Surprises

Slate steps lead to a secluded courtyard that introduces an expansive manse with optimal views.
February 28, 2020

New Real Estate Laws for 2020

Most of the laws are aimed at easing the statewide housing crisis that especially affects the East Bay.
February 28, 2020

Friday's Briefing: 911 calls in Oakland are piling up; Oakland Police Commission meets for first time since chief firing

February 28, 2020

21st Amendment Debuts a New Coffee Brew

The limited-edition beer represents a hoppy collaboration with Peet's Coffee.
February 28, 2020