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Many East Bay School Districts Transition to District Elections

District elections are coming as attorneys and plaintiffs statewide assert that at-large elections violate the 2001 California Voting Rights Act by not adequately representing all ethnic groups.
February 4, 2020

Artist Deirdre Freeman Puts Pure Love on Canvas

She calls her art “heartwork,” and is dedicated to doing good in the world.
February 4, 2020

Updates to the Alameda July 4 Parade

Alameda plans to hire a permanent July 4 parade coordinator as volunteers dwindle amid increasing responsibilities. For now, the route remains the same.
February 3, 2020

For Sale: The N3 Ranch

A coalition of nonprofits and public agencies are working to acquire one of the largest private properties in California.
February 3, 2020

Monday's Briefing: Disney charges Berkeley PTA for 'Lion King' screening; Coronavirus gets closer to East Bay

February 3, 2020

Nosh Box: Ten Days a Week in February

Twelve years old, 10 days long, and featuring more than 100 events in five Bay Area counties — including many in the East Bay — Beer Week celebrates an anniversary this month. The events promise larger, more detailed, and varied demonstrations of the brewers’ art, Feb. 7-16. Producers claim local brewers “… have brainstormed with bands, artists, restaurants, community groups, as partners for Beer Week.”
February 1, 2020

A Santa Fe Home Is Waiting for You

Developers breathe new life into an old timer, and the major redo transforms the 1916 structure into a contemporary stunner.
January 31, 2020

Friday's Briefing: Bas proposes legislation to help renters buy their homes; Peralta colleges placed on probation

January 31, 2020

Tips for Waterproofing Your Home

Even with the rainy season underway, there’s still time to protect your home from the elements.
January 31, 2020

Jader Challenges the Notion of Beauty and More

The shapeshifting artist spends hours upon hours on handmade prosthetics and intricate special effects makeup to transform himself or his subjects into beings who communicate universal truths.
January 30, 2020