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Slate Contemporary Goes Olde Moderne

A trio of artists showing at Slate Contemporary under the title California Modern proves once again that painting is vital and relevant even if one fetishizes Eichler houses, vinyl LPs, and Herb Caen’s dainty white gloves.
June 04, 2019

An Artist Is Unfazed by Shakeups

Patty St. Louis started her art career working mainly with the theme of balanced stones, a signature of her work.
June 04, 2019

Tony Taccone Teams Up With John Leguizamo

Tony Taccone finishes up his 21 years as artistic director of Berkeley Repertory Theatre (and the company’s 50th season) with a bang.
June 04, 2019

Tuesday's Briefing: Oakland budget battle over Department of Transpo heats up; Haggerty wants Pride flag on county buildings

June 04, 2019

Rainbow Kitten Surprise Brings Surprises to the Fox

The Boone, N.C., indie rockers with a quirky sound and deep lyrics is donating funds for LGBTQ rights.
June 03, 2019

Kingmaker Jeff Del Bono Hands Off His Scepter

The former president of the firefighters union, the person most responsible for Alameda’s progressive tilt, surrenders his post to Patrick Corder.
June 03, 2019

Oakland’s Fire Risk Worsens

Vegetation vigilantes sound the wildfire alarm. The mayor’s budget proposes additional management, but is it sufficient?
June 03, 2019

Monday's Briefing: Kaplan's budget proposal includes cutting Department of Transportation

June 03, 2019

Nosh Box: Battle of the Burgers

Memorial Day’s passing marks the kickoff of grilling season. While year-round fare, hamburgers emerge in June, as their peak period kicks off. They’ll be the No. 1 food searing on the grill during the summer months ahead.
June 01, 2019

The Business of Diversity

Even before Blue Shield officially moves into its new downtown Oakland home base, the company is making serious efforts to positively affect the city’s business economy. A large company such as Blue Shield has ongoing supply needs in multiple areas — and it’s actively seeking out diverse local suppliers to fill them.
June 01, 2019