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Editor's Letter

Loving the East Bay Wilderness

This issue is for nature lovers, especially hikers like Wendy Wheeler and Thomas Page who can’t get enough of the East Bay Regional Park District lads.
March 01, 2015

Holiday Hunting for Presents

Shopping the Old-Fashioned Way
December 02, 2014

Webster Versus Park

A few years ago in Alameda, I strolled the length of Park Street on a summer afternoon and then did the same on Webster Street the next day. I jotted down impressions on the vibe of both thoroughfares and took copious notes about what the streetscapes looked like and who walked and shopped and hung out on the main drags.
October 02, 2014

Form and Function in Home Design

Design rules our lives, especially the furniture and décor that fill our homes. Imagine if you could outfit your surroundings with one-of-a-kind designs that felt more like works of art, replacing a scratched up rocking chair with a sleek, simple stool or whimsical bench. Wouldn’t daily life be just a little better?
September 03, 2014

Positive Comments About Best Of

Let the Oakland lovefest begin.
July 02, 2014

Self-Expression

For this year’s portrait of outstanding members of the class of 2014, the graduating seniors get to have their say. We also asked them to send in their selfies (that’s mine accompanying this column, incidentally) to give them an additional chance at visual self-expression.
May 01, 2014

Expand Your Real Estate Horizons

The editor recalls house hunting, clever sales techniques, and renting in the East Bay.
March 30, 2014

Evolution and Revolution at Oakland Magazine

Oakland Magazine gets an organizational upgrade.
March 05, 2014