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Relieving Student Anxiety and Stress

Many high-performing schools, including The College Preparatory School in Oakland, are helping students unwind from the rigors of academics and the pressures of teen life.
April 04, 2018

Dentists at Asian Health Services Screen for Depression

The nonprofit prides itself on its services for “the body, mind, and teeth.”
April 02, 2018

Rocks, Pebbles, and Stones Are Replacing Grass

Conscientious homeowners are eschewing grass and going for rock, pebbles, and stone in xeriscaping, which is water conservation disguised as art.
March 30, 2018

Home Design That’s Relaxed, Individual, and Well-Crafted

Here’s how some of the area’s hippest home decor purveyors pinpoint local cool — and share what’s hot in home goods.
March 29, 2018

Beauty, Function Define East Bay Ceramics

Simple, beautiful, and functional ceramics and dishware land on East Bay tables and in kitchens.
March 29, 2018

Makers Upcycle Discarded Wood Into Fine Furnishings

East Bay woodworkers JP Frary and SapphirePine are among local furniture makers creating functional and beautiful furnishings from wood that would otherwise be castoffs.
March 28, 2018

Fun First, Learning Second

STEM educational camps offer summer school without pressure — no homework, no tests.
March 27, 2018

East Bay Fashion Gets Freer, Bolder, More Enduring

But the general feeling is still “anything goes.”
March 27, 2018

Anything Goes

East Bay fashion gets freer, bolder, more enduring, and less conforming.
March 26, 2018

Teens Shoulder Responsibility

Counselors-in-training programs teach leadership, patience, and hard work.
March 26, 2018