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Have Page-Turning Fun at the Bay Area Book Festival

As many as 250 authors from the Bay and beyond will be in attendance, including poet and playwright Ishmael Reed, author Joyce Carol Oates, journalist Adam Hochschild, historian David Blight, and political commentator Robert Reich, for interviews, panels, and talks.
May 03, 2019

Andrés Soto Plays the Music of Change

The Richmond musician and KPFA radio host is an activists’ activist, championing causes from workers rights and gun violence to the environment.
May 03, 2019

Sink or Strike: Alameda’s Climate Reckoning

The city has pledged to dramatically reduce carbon emissions by 2030. Yet despite the ambitious goal of becoming a carbon-neutral city by 2030, all available data shows that Alameda — like California — has been on the wrong track for too long.
May 03, 2019

Friday's Briefing: NIMBYs vs. YIMBYs in Piedmont, Berkeley; PG&E profits drop sharply

May 03, 2019

Yard House Opens in Concord

Some say it sports the world's largest selection of craft beer.
May 02, 2019

Doña Tomás Is Closing

But owner Dona Savitsky will open a new restaurant, Doña, in September.
May 02, 2019

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