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Best Doctors, Best Practices

The San Francisco Bay Area is home to some of the nation’s top-ranked physicians, yet it can still be challenging to find a doctor who takes your individual health plan or is accepting new patients.
December 3, 2012

Alamedia

Patricia Edith: Saved by Art
December 3, 2012

New and Improved

Maybe you’ve noticed the lovely new streetlights, with their towering posts and double globes.
December 3, 2012

And the Trainer Sez

I am worried, because the holidays are almost here, and I know they will be crammed. I want to get my exercise in and have family time, too, but I don’t want to gain weight. What should I do?
December 3, 2012

Back Where She Belongs

Rochelle Pola married into the Pola family, a family boasting ties to Alameda since 1902. She has lived on the Island for 40 years and can’t say enough about it.
December 3, 2012

Media Shelf

Books from the Bay Area
December 3, 2012

Retail Roundup

Shopping Therapy on the Island
December 3, 2012

Taste of the Town

Faz Makes a Strong Bid as a Downtown Oakland Oasis
December 3, 2012

Take 5

Tim Herndon and James Cook have had their antique store, Good, Better, Best, on Encinal Avenue for almost 13 years. Herndon talks about some exciting changes they’ve made to their business and shares with us some lesser-known tidbits.
December 3, 2012

Fifty Shades of Gray Loft

Late in 2011, Jan Watten looked around her studio in Oakland’s Jingletown neighborhood, just over the High Street Bridge from Alameda, and realized how “open and beautiful and gallerylike” the space was.
December 3, 2012