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Who Are the Bay Area’s Trump Fans?

A retired medical laboratory CEO in Rossmoor, a San Francisco real estate developer with a plane, and a San Leandro father and electrician are behind The Donald.

Alameda’s Newest Rising Star

Malia Vella promises to be a formidable force in this year’s city council campaign.

The Urban Wine Movement Heads to Richmond

Kevin and Barbara Brown of R&B Cellars, along with Jeff Cohn of Jeff Cohn Cellars, are bringing new life via wine, cider, and beer to the waterfront.

Collector Arnie Gordon Remembers Oakland Through Ashtrays

He pays tribute to the heady days of Oakland nightlife, which were on par and perhaps even dwarfed the current renaissance in Uptown, in an awe-inspiring ashtray collection.

Writing His Own Story

A modern John Muir hits his stride with Bay Nature, equal parts science journal and travelogue.

Sam Singer Is Oakland’s New Best Friend

The crisis communications guru loves a good fight. Fortunately for Warriors fans, his latest battle involves keeping the team from moving to San Francisco.

Loved Local Landmarks

The Pardee Home, City Hall, and the Cathedral Building make out well.

Supervisor Nate Miley Faces a Credible Candidate

Bryan Parker challenges the incumbent who is running on his track record—one Parker finds lacking.

Francesco’s Serves Its Last Italian Feast

The green-white-and-red Hegenberger Road fixture populated by labor leaders and sports greats shuts for good.

Tarnel Abbott Ponders Jack London’s Legacy

A retired librarian and the great-granddaughter of the famously rakish writer shares her penchant for socialism—a chip off the old block.