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Monday's Briefing: Berkeley school board member, wife, recovering after car accident four months ago

May 6, 2019

Jim Franz Is Not Done Yet

The city's longtime community development coordinator is the Island’s ultimate go-to good guy.
May 6, 2019

Concerns Surface Over Essential Oils

Endocrinologists and aromatherapists are at odds over whether lavender and tea tree essential oils cause ‘moobs.’ More consumers are talking to their doctors about it.
May 6, 2019

MIXT Greens Opens a Spot in Uptown

The salads, sandwiches, and bowls at MIXT contain real food that’s sourced responsibly and served in a location boasting a casual vibe that’s good for families.
May 3, 2019

Have Page-Turning Fun at the Bay Area Book Festival

As many as 250 authors from the Bay and beyond will be in attendance, including poet and playwright Ishmael Reed, author Joyce Carol Oates, journalist Adam Hochschild, historian David Blight, and political commentator Robert Reich, for interviews, panels, and talks.
May 3, 2019

Andrés Soto Plays the Music of Change

The Richmond musician and KPFA radio host is an activists’ activist, championing causes from workers rights and gun violence to the environment.
May 3, 2019

Sink or Strike: Alameda’s Climate Reckoning

The city has pledged to dramatically reduce carbon emissions by 2030. Yet despite the ambitious goal of becoming a carbon-neutral city by 2030, all available data shows that Alameda — like California — has been on the wrong track for too long.
May 3, 2019

Friday's Briefing: NIMBYs vs. YIMBYs in Piedmont, Berkeley; PG&E profits drop sharply

May 3, 2019

Yard House Opens in Concord

Some say it sports the world's largest selection of craft beer.
May 2, 2019

Doña Tomás Is Closing

But owner Dona Savitsky will open a new restaurant, Doña, in September.
May 2, 2019