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So You Wanna Be a Rock Star?

Here’s where kids can rock out at summer camp.

Rockridge Proud

A Locksley Avenue dweller dresses entrepreneurs for success and benefits Oakland.

Cuba Bustles With Hustle

Don’t go expecting an unspoiled Caribbean paradise. Go, instead, to watch a society being transformed. Go for the history. Go for the color. Go for the music.

Rubbed the Right Way

UC Berkeley students bring natural products into the skin-care world.

Spork for Your Sorrows?

Nikki Huiras practices professional cuddling.

Biohacking Your Way to a Better Brain

Are nootropics—the so-called smart drugs—really that smart?

When It Comes to Art, Go Grand

For home décor, large artwork works better than small, though it doesn’t have to carry a huge price.

Welcome to Oakmont

A portion of Oakland's Howe Street near the cemetery morphs into a deluxe development.

Hanging Out on Park Boulevard

On the southeast side of Lake Merritt, find current hip-hop, a blast to the past, and restaurants to ruin your diet.

From Funky to Fabulous

An Albany farmhouse gets a dazzling do over.