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Upscale Assisted Living Comes to Mariner Point

Retirement community giant Oakmont Senior Living believes in a five-star approach to service and residency. Crystal Robinson of Oakmont Management Group talks about the latest addition in Alameda.

Sioux Falls Offers Affordable Surprises

Inviting prairie hub Sioux Falls is the other SF.

Kids Need Kid-Size Furniture

Make your house kid-friendly by establishing a kiddie area with tyke-scaled tables and chairs.

Enjoy the World-Class Views at Stinson Beach

This tiny coastal town is like Mayberry with sand, a perfect spot for unwinding with million-dollar views.

Kaiser Surveys the Gene Pool for Sources of Autism

The HMO is gathering genetic material from 5,000 of its member families to further understanding of autism spectrum disorders.

Tips for Choosing the Right Dining Room Table

Oval or square, rustic or chic, wood or marble, there are many factors worth considering when selecting the perfect dining room table.

Preparations for the Big One

Alamedans confess to varying states of preparedness when it comes to earthquake planning.

Not to Be Morbid, But Let’s Talk About Death

The once taboo talk of end-of-life discussion finds its way into salons and doctors’ offices as palliative health care becomes the new normal.

Vancouver is So Civilized That Even its Buses Apologize

Travelers to the Canadian gem fall for the natural beauty, the plucky businesses, cultural attractions, and culinary whims.

Coming Soon, the Bionic Child?

Two Oakland doctors pair up with robotics firm Ekso Bionics on a pint-sized exoskeleton for kids.