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Music and Books for Summer

Take pedal steel guitars, tiki culture, and noir-themed stories to the beach this season.
July 19, 2018

Orinda Room Redo Blends Modern and Nostalgic Sensibilities

Leslie Price Style and Design leads the refresh for Billy and Laurie Lowery, who wanted to preserve the festive legacy of the great room of his childhood home.
July 19, 2018

Major Flips

In the East Bay, house flipping is not for amateurs.
July 18, 2018

EnChroma Glasses Enhance Color for Color Blind People

EnChroma co-founders Don McPherson and Andy Schmeder invented a color-blind glass technology that works and began marketing the eyewear in 2013.
July 18, 2018

Chop Bar's Annual Pig Roast Set for Sunday

It's at Oakland's Old Kan Beer Co.
July 17, 2018

Tommy Orange Tells Tribal Tales in His Debut Novel

As a Native American who grew up in Oakland, he has the chops to spin stories about Native struggles in an urban setting.
July 17, 2018

A Four-Day Camp Puts Drums in the Hands of Women

Born to Drum aims to empower women and girls through the message of the drum.
July 17, 2018

Refugees Have a Friend in The Burma Refugee Family Network

The Oakland nonprofit enables immigrants to find some normalcy in their new American lives.
July 16, 2018

Keith Rarick of Boathouse Tavern Talks Beer, Bait, and Bordeaux

There’s a new take on an old dive bar in Alameda.
July 16, 2018

Claflin, Thayer & Co. Makes Quality Leather Goods in Oakland

Designer Liz Thayer has resurrected her family’s leather goods name for a store of her own in Temescal Alley.
July 14, 2018