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Amy's Drive-Thru to Open in Walnut Creek

Plans are underway for the new space to be built sustainably at the corner of 2nd Avenue and North Main Street.
May 02, 2019

Rocky Kahn’s Lonely Quest for Justice

The Oakland founder of the startup Edyt has extensively documented alleged thefts by his former CEO, but the FBI declined to take his case and Alameda County prosecutors remain ambivalent. The entrepreneur's pursuit of justice has been frustrating.
May 02, 2019

‘Sea Change’ at Brower Center Contemplates Polluted Oceans

Five artists — Barbara Boissevain, Sukey Bryan, Lauren Elder, Ethan Estess, and Sarah Newton — present works demonstrating a sea change is needed to magically transform that nest-fouling species, Homo sapiens.
May 02, 2019

Kenny G Does 4-Day Stint at Yoshi’s

Hear smooth jazz, R&B, and bossa nova on saxophone by Kenny G.
May 02, 2019

Thursday's Briefing: BART investigators did not believe Mehserle's explanation in Oscar Grant killing

May 02, 2019

Nosh Box: What Goes Around Self Bastes

Spring has sprung. May marks the climate transition from warm to hot — along with everything in between. It’s the beginning of the season for night baseball, picnics, beaches, hiking, biking, and casual eating. With activities a plenty, there’s no shame in opting for convenience when mealtimes roll around. And there’s a simple hack that can produce multiple meals at a bargain price. Enter the rotisserie chicken: The modern iteration combines mass marketing with production line techniques. But the history dates back eons. Early vertical rotisseries took the form of fish, fowl, or game suspended on strings in front of the open hearth, with a drip pan beneath. Twirling the food put twists in the string, causing it to rotate clockwise, then counterclockwise as the string unwound.
May 01, 2019

Corica Park Courses Earn Kudos

The South Course was honored for redesign and innovation in sustainability, and the Mif was named one of the best par 3 courses in America.
May 01, 2019

Whitechapel’s Brand of Death Metal Will be at UC Theatre

It will be a night of thrashing and blasting from Knoxville residents Phil Bozeman, Brandon Cagle, and Ben Savage who founded the band in 2006.
May 01, 2019

BAMPFA Hosts Hirokazu Kore-eda Retrospective

BAMPFA’s Kore-eda retrospective, comprising seven evening screenings between May 2 and 18, is a soul-soothing invitation to discover both the universality and the complexity in the banality of everyday life.
May 01, 2019

Wednesday's Briefing: Ellen Tauscher, former East Bay congressmember, dies at 67

May 01, 2019