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Sickle Cell: The Last Health-Care Frontier for Black Lives

While the genetic disease received widespread attention during the Civil Rights Movement, researchers and doctors say patients continue to suffer from a lack of adequate treatment.
September 13, 2018

Compromises at Alameda Marina

After facing heavy opposition, the plan to redevelop the 44-acre site will include housing and boating facilities, earning approval from all sides.
September 03, 2018

An Alameda Blacksmith Is Behind Alice Waters’ Favorite Egg Spoon

Shawn Lovell hand forges the $250 iron spoons Waters’ daughter Fanny Singer started selling online at The Permanent Collection in March.
July 09, 2018

VIP Zip Is an Affordable Rideshare Program for Seniors

A coordinator with LIFE ElderCare acts as a liaison with ridesharing services like Lyft for seniors who need rides.
June 11, 2018

Meet One of the Country’s Oldest Filipino-American Social Societies

Formed in Alameda in 1936, Bohol Circle hopes to cement its legacy in the city with a park.
June 06, 2018

Pauline’s Antiques in Alameda Closing

Proprietress Pauline Kelley won’t give up what she loves doing; she’ll just do what she wants when she wants.
June 04, 2018

Things to Do on the Water

The editor highlights water activities worth exploring in the Bay Area.
June 04, 2018

New Owners for Tucker’s

A brother-and-sister led team plans some minor changes but believe in maintaining the storied ice creamery’s longtime charm.
May 30, 2018

Tax Time Scammers Return

East Bay residents have been getting calls from aggressive scammers pretending to be IRS agents. Armed with personal information, they threaten victims with arrest unless they pay thousands of dollars.
May 28, 2018

Charter Schools Checked in Richmond

The city council enacted a moratorium on charters in industrial zones, and the school district alleges that one charter-school chain is violating local, state, and federal codes.
May 23, 2018