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Artisan in the Alley

You won’t find any holes in the doughnuts at Doughnut Dolly, a sunny shop tucked in the Temescal alley behind Bakesale Betty.
December 3, 2012

Word on the Street

An Alameda Saturday
November 1, 2012


Like the discovery of the Daguerreotype photographic process, the invention of lithography was the result of a happy accident.
November 1, 2012

Goods for Less

The newest flea market in Alameda — the West End Flea Market at the College of Alameda — emphasizes the fun-loving spirit of traditional flea-market shopping.
November 1, 2012

Annex Expansion

Alameda’s fame as Mecca for antique lovers continues to grow.
November 1, 2012

Greens & Grains

You may have noticed a new vendor at The Marketplace: Greens & Grains opened its doors in summer and has been dishing up quality salads, sides and main courses since then.
November 1, 2012

Greener Than Green

The staff at Ploughshares Nursery at Alameda Point has made do with a 10-by-10-foot shed, kindly built as a gift from an Eagle Scout.
November 1, 2012

And the Trainer Sez

Help a girlfriend out, please! I finally joined the gym and am confused by the new cardio classes — Tabata, HIIT and 321 to name a few. What happened to Step Class? I just want to lose some pounds.
November 1, 2012

Diary of a Rebel Girl

When Doris Murphy was 15, she wrote, “I hope no one ever reads my diaries."
November 1, 2012


Mayra Orellana-Powell, 37, grew up cultivating coffee in her small mountain village of Santa Elena in Honduras.
November 1, 2012