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Tips for Choosing the Right Dining Room Table

Oval or square, rustic or chic, wood or marble, there are many factors worth considering when selecting the perfect dining room table.

Preparations for the Big One

Alamedans confess to varying states of preparedness when it comes to earthquake planning.

Rebranding Launched for Downtown Alameda

The Park Street Business Association updates its name, choosing Downtown Alameda Business Association to reflect its constituency.

Charming Benicia is Just a Bike Ride Away

First Street is the place to hang in this one-bustling port town where the arts, attractions, and dining are as vibrant as the quaint natural setting.

What Can Be Done About Alameda's Unsafe Streets?

Since 2012, there have been five pedestrian fatalities, 131 pedestrian accidents, and 168 bicyclists injured in altercations with cars on Alameda streets. What’s Alameda doing to make streets safer?

Emeryville as Entertainment Mecca

Cocktails on tap, high-end shopping, and artistic sensibilities greet visitors to the little city by the bay.

Temple Beth Abraham Gets a Biblical Garden

Richard Applebaum donates his time and materials to create an Old Testament garden at an Oakland temple with curated notes on the plants’ biblical significance.

Free Oakland Up’s Jocelyn Meggait Gives Away Stuff to Change the Perception of Stuff

An art studio in the Dimond District melds economics, social studies, and art in a space where everything is given away.

Alameda Backyard Growers Urges People to Plant

Amanda Bruemmer is active in an organization that teaches the power of growing your own food.

Deck Does Wonders for Craftsman’s Backyard

Berkeley residents Bob and Bonnie Hester reclaim their yard with an innovative deck replacement that includes an art glass screen mimicking their Craftsman home.