East Bay 2016 Person of the Year
The fact that the big hand on most clocks points to the minutes—the smaller unit of time—never made sense to Douglas Chalk. Neither did the idea of the ticking of a clock.
Elegant, graceful, effortlessly cultured, and consistently romantic, the home at 15 Muir Ave. in Piedmont’s posh Crocker Terrace neighborhood is the perfect balance of formal space and casual living.
Inside the studios of four teams of Burning Man artists, including a veteran Berkeleyite Burner, an Alameda husband-and-wife team, an Oakland father-son duo, and a trio of close friends.
Sandwiched between its more populated neighbors of Oakland and Hayward, San Leandro can sometimes get overlooked. But this close-knit and diverse community has lots to offer, and it’s only a short BART ride (or quick drive) away.
Scenes From Outside Lands 2016
From a distance, the Longbranch Saloon seemed to be mostly about the drinking, especially the drinking of beer (24 selections on tap), whiskey (150 whiskies, bourbons, and ryes), and wine, all offered in flights, as well as craft cocktails. But it's also a restaurant where we experienced something close to a perfect meal.