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Take a Forest Bath to Open Your Senses

There are thousands of trained, certified guides around the world, several best-selling books have been published, and the first international forest-therapy conference will be held in July at Sonoma State University.
May 08, 2019

Go With the Flow

An Emeryville company has nourished the East Bay’s flow arts scene.
March 05, 2019

You Can Play Locally Made Games at Victory Point Cafe

Designer’s Night brings players and designers together, and everyone is encouraged to get in on the fun.
June 28, 2018

To Sell or Not to Sell

Is this a good time to sell your home? Experts say it depends largely on whether you plan to stay in the region.
May 17, 2018

Teens Think It’s Cool to Juul

But vaping high-nicotine e-cigs is also highly addictive and harmful to the developing brain.
April 02, 2018

Teens Head Off the Grid

They put down their phones and pick up backpacks.
March 26, 2018

More Bay Area Residents Seek Ancestry Information

At home DNA-testing kits from AncestryDNA, 23andMe, Family Tree DNA, MyHeritage, and others look at heritage with sometimes interesting results. Careful what you ask for.
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 07, 2018

More Technology Isn’t the Answer

The city council made the right move when it tabled a plan to purchase license-plate readers.
March 01, 2018

Oakland Restaurateurs Are Opening in Alameda

Some of the East Bay’s most iconic restaurants are flocking to the Island for its family atmosphere and high foot traffic.
February 21, 2018