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Only Child Clothes Are Oakland Made

Haley Tucker, an assistant, and two seamstresses use sustainable fabrics for wardrobe workhorses with distinct possibilities.
March 22, 2018

Sound Meditation Baths Have Arrived in the East Bay

Sound practitioners believe the vibrations of metal gongs, chimes, and crystal bowls can lead to deep meditation and relaxation.
March 21, 2018

Why Teens Shouldn’t Be Ingesting Cannabis Often

An Oakland cannabis counselor notes that modern, powerful strains of marijuana can damage young people’s brains. But convincing youth to just say “no” is another matter.
March 19, 2018

Dandelion Post Delivers With Indie Goods

Locally sourced stuff shows up at Concept Forty-Seven, and introducing TeasureFest.
March 16, 2018

Breast Self-Exams Don’t Work So Well

Today’s mantra for women and breast self-examinations is know your breasts. Self-examination won’t hurt but it can be anxiety producing.
March 14, 2018

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

Another View of Elmwood

Explore some lesser-known treasures of this well-loved Berkeley neighborhood.
February 28, 2018

Favorite Attractions

What’s so compelling in Alameda?
February 27, 2018

Farmhouse Fantasy

Today’s farmhouse style mixes modern and rustic for a spare, spacious, and overtly utilitarian feel.
February 26, 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