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Teens Head Off the Grid

They put down their phones and pick up backpacks.
March 26, 2018

How to Rent a Former Fire Lookout Cabin in California

The towers are a charmingly rustic accommodation alternative and hard to get but so worth finding out about.
March 23, 2018

Fun and Funky Downtown Berkeley

Cultural icons, interesting shops, and food options galore define the vibe.
March 22, 2018

Only Child Clothes Are Oakland Made

Haley Tucker, an assistant, and two seamstresses use sustainable fabrics for wardrobe workhorses with distinct possibilities.
March 22, 2018

Sound Meditation Baths Have Arrived in the East Bay

Sound practitioners believe the vibrations of metal gongs, chimes, and crystal bowls can lead to deep meditation and relaxation.
March 21, 2018

Why Teens Shouldn’t Be Ingesting Cannabis Often

An Oakland cannabis counselor notes that modern, powerful strains of marijuana can damage young people’s brains. But convincing youth to just say “no” is another matter.
March 19, 2018

Dandelion Post Delivers With Indie Goods

Locally sourced stuff shows up at Concept Forty-Seven, and introducing TeasureFest.
March 16, 2018

Breast Self-Exams Don’t Work So Well

Today’s mantra for women and breast self-examinations is know your breasts. Self-examination won’t hurt but it can be anxiety producing.
March 14, 2018

Pharmacists Aren’t Using Contraceptive Powers

A new law expands pharmacists’ abilities to include prescribing birth control methods, but few are do so, research shows. Who pays consultation fees might be the reason.
March 07, 2018

Another View of Elmwood

Explore some lesser-known treasures of this well-loved Berkeley neighborhood.
February 28, 2018