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Pharmacists Aren’t Using Contraceptive Powers

A new law expands pharmacists’ abilities to include prescribing birth control methods, but few are do so, research shows. Who pays consultation fees might be the reason.
March 7, 2018

Ubuntu Theater Returns to Marcus Gardley

It’s the third premier of dance of the holy ghosts, but this one is proper.
March 6, 2018

Oakland Marijuana Maven Salwa Ibrahim Looks to Future

The 33-year-old co-founder of Blüm cannabis dispensary is turning her attention to new products and ideas for California’s burgeoning legal weed market.
March 5, 2018

All About Style

March 2, 2018

More Technology Isn’t the Answer

The city council made the right move when it tabled a plan to purchase license-plate readers.
March 1, 2018

Finally, Protection for the Moke

After three decades, environmentalists are on the cusp of obtaining wild and scenic designation for the Mokelumne River, which would prevent new dams on the East Bay’s primary water supply.
February 28, 2018

Ryan Brown Mingles Sound and Surgery

The Oakland composer uses Richard Selzer’s book on surgery as a musical muse.
February 22, 2018

For the Birds

Readers share their thoughts on our January issue.
February 21, 2018

Making Habit a Habit

An Oakland start-up creates a unique diet plan from a swab of DNA, a few drops of blood, and some vital stats.
February 21, 2018

Oakland Restaurateurs Are Opening in Alameda

Some of the East Bay’s most iconic restaurants are flocking to the Island for its family atmosphere and high foot traffic.
February 21, 2018