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 January-February 2011

January-February 2011


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January-February 2011, Volume 11, Number 1

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January-February Features

Sending Out an SOS

by Jeff Mitchell

Forlorn and largely vacant since its closing in 1997, the Alameda Naval Air Station stands watch on the edge of San Francisco Bay waiting for ships and sailors that will never be coming home again.

An All New You

by Linda Childers

For many of us, the beginning of a new year involves making resolutions that revolve around getting fit, feeling better and living longer.

January-February Departments

Get Hooped

by Mary Lee Shalvoy

The Six Questions

by Dawn Chesney, 52, of Oakland

Where It's At: Hanging Out With Steve Slater

by Kimberly Chun

Show and Tell

by Julia Park Tracey

Memory lane With Johanne Minton

by Gina Jaber

Alamedia: A New Art Adventure

by Linda Childers

Secret Eats: Du Vin’s Dan Marshall

by Kimberly Chun

The Doctor as Impresario

by Keith Gleason

Fit and Fun

by Gina Jaber

How Sweet It Is: Island Baking

by Kimberly Chun

Media Shelf: New Releases from the Bay Area

by Judith M. Gallman


by Kent Rosenblum

Zinspiration for Zin Lovers

Out on the Town

by Linda Leonard

Events Calendar


by Marcus Thompson II

Monday, Jan. 14, 2002, four women got together and took in a Golden State Warriors game. At the time, the first Lord of the Rings was No. 1 at the box office. The top song on Billboard was “U Got...

Taste of the Town

by Derk Richardson

In April 2010, East Bay foodies finally got the word they’d been waiting for — that Daniel Patterson, who has earned two Michelin stars at his San Francisco restaurant, Coi, was actually, for...


by JoAnne Tobias

On the morning that I couldn’t zip up my favorite jeans, I realized it was time to stop blaming the dryer and get back into shape.

Scrub A Dub Dub

by Susan E. Davis

City council candidate Marilyn Ezzy Ashcraft sends her dog there. So does opera singer Eileen Meredith, Dog Bone Alley’s Elizabeth Pinkerton, WABA’s Kathy Moehring, Saboor Zafari of Angela’s...

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