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How Much Technology is Too Much Technology?

AI machines out-thinking humans, drones spying on the masses, and umbilical-cord-attached smartphones might indicate a little too much tech.

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf Is Our East Bay Person of the Year

She inspired us like no other for this inaugural achievement.

East Bay Residents Who Touched Our Lives

Teachers and leaders, scientists and artists, natives and transplants, these people left the East Bay poorer for their passing but a richer place for the memories, the works, and the legacies they left behind. We bid farewell to the friends and heroes we lost this year and remember the ways that they touched our lives.

Beth Woulfe Talks About Her Crispian Bakery

A literary baker who loves pies and her bread-loving partner bring a French-inspired take to Park Street.

MythBusters Will Go Out With a Bang

TV science geeks Adam Savage and Jamie Hyeman have one season left on the Discovery Channel, but their wacky experiments, explosions, and goofy ideas will live on, thanks to the Science Channel.

Best and Worst Gifts

Roosters, scooters, frogs, and kittens are on the list of Alamedans’ favorite and not-so-favorite presents.

BART Would be Good for Alameda

Alameda’s Rev. Beth Foote of Fremont’s St. Anne’s Episcopal Church likes what BART could mean for the Island.

Rich Ross Has a Thing for Octopuses

A Cal Academy senior scientist studies the larger Pacific striped octopuses, sometimes in his at-home Alameda Lab.

Their Favorite Dishes

What’s your go-to Alameda restaurant dish?

Preparations for the Big One

Alamedans confess to varying states of preparedness when it comes to earthquake planning.