Artist’s Paintbrush Shies Away From Nothing
Historic Alameda House Desperately Needs Repairs
Living in the Bay Area means being surrounded by beaches, harbors and mountains that make great weekend trips.
Scott Wolland, the new executive director of Bay Area Wilderness Training—an Oakland-based group that helps get urban youth out into the woods—has 19 years of outdoor education experience and is passionate about connecting kids with the Bay Area’s spectacular, and easily accessible, outdoors.
Mim Carlson, executive director of the Alameda Animal Shelter, has a soft spot for anything warm and fuzzy. Alameda, and especially its homeless pets, are lucky to be the recipient of her expertise and passion as an animal advocate.
Deanna Pervis, Ghirardelli Chocolate product developer
Patricia Edith: Saved by Art
Maybe you’ve noticed the lovely new streetlights, with their towering posts and double globes.
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?
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.