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News & Politics

Wait for the Ferry in Style

Greetings from Oakland!
August 18, 2017

Merritt’s Merits

Readers sound off the reshaping of Lake Merritt, the city's recycling contract, and the real causes of gentrification.
August 17, 2017

Pass the Hot Chips

As schools work to improve their nutritional offerings, kids are becoming human vending machines, selling junk food to their peers.
August 16, 2017

Honoring ‘Base Ball’s’ Origins

Primitive equipment, nicknames, and injuries prevail in this version of the sport.
August 09, 2017

Thelton’s Orders

On the eve of his retirement, the federal judge who reshaped the state’s prison system and the Oakland Police Department speaks on his role in the civil rights movement and the future of justice in the Trump era.
August 07, 2017
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Food & Drink

A Bakery Divided

Reem’s California mixes bread and politics in Oakland’s Fruitvale district.
August 18, 2017

A Hands-on Guide to Fried Chicken

Nothing fills the bill for a hot August event better than an order of crispy fried chicken.
August 17, 2017

Room 389 Presents The Erik Estrada

It's cool and delicious.
August 11, 2017

Green and Clean

Cucumbers are one of summer’s brightest, most beneficial foods.
August 04, 2017
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Arts & Culture

Square Dancing at the Marxist Library

Do-si-do and promenade home.
August 17, 2017

Charles Howard 70 Years Later

The large exhibit at BAMPFA celebrates a 1940s Bay Area art star who contributed significantly to the modernist tradition.
August 11, 2017

Is Jazz Dead?

The answer seems to be yes and no.
August 10, 2017

Finding Courage Through a Kyoto Apprenticeship

A local gardener charts her journey through Japanese gardening traditions.
August 09, 2017
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Life & Style

Going to the Country

Find food trucks, kayaks, craft beer, and more in Petaluma.
August 18, 2017

Life With a Discount

Senior citizens can look forward to price breaks and perks as they age.
August 16, 2017

My Two Total Hip Replacements

As scary as that sounds, these surgeries couldn’t have gone any smoother.
August 15, 2017

Design for Living Over 55

Phoenix Commons represents a new way to age in place, but this cohousing development seeks elders fired up for change.
August 14, 2017
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Home & Garden

Make Time for Millsmont

Visit Mills College, experience the life aquatic, and enjoy some treats.
August 10, 2017

Will I See You Again?

Successful home security depends on the technology and a lasting relationship.
August 02, 2017

Tiled In

Porcelain tile adds variety and versatility in every room.
August 01, 2017

Perfectly Provisioning Your Outdoor Kitchen

Do it yourself, or turn to professionals for customizing.
July 31, 2017
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From Our Other Publications

Morning Rush Hour

Greetings from Alameda!
August 18, 2017

Missing Insurance

Readers sound off on the insurance mess at Alameda Hospital, the remaking of Lake Merritt, and the real causes of gentrification.
August 17, 2017

Batter Up!

Ken Cala fields questions about the annual World Boy’s Tournament.
July 24, 2017

No More Barking

After the executive director of Alameda’s animal shelter left, the shelter and city stopped fighting, agreed to a new deal, and started talking about building a new facility.
July 10, 2017
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