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Arthur Gonzalez Gets Into Modes

The painter turned sculptor translates his ideas from life into a personal language in art.
May 17, 2019

Jim Franz Is Not Done Yet

The city's longtime community development coordinator is the Island’s ultimate go-to good guy.
May 06, 2019

Pamm Drake and Other Alamedans Dance at Warriors Games

The veteran Dance/10 director and her students are members of the Hardwood Classics, dancing at Warriors games.
April 16, 2019

Yojimbo Doubles as an Art Gallery

Restaurant co-owner James Park adorns his eatery with large canvases filled with larger personalities inspired by movies, martial arts, and anime.
April 05, 2019

Justin Gabbard Likes His Quiet Alameda Life

The busy Google art director finds the Island provides respite from his hectic workdays.
April 04, 2019

Katina Huston Produces Kaleidoscopic Paintings

An Alameda artist lets her experiences guide her shadow drawings and other works.
April 02, 2019

Hopi Breton Lets Her Sculptures Become Her Voice

The Alameda sculptor is a master manipulator of artistic material.
March 13, 2019

Rock Poster Maven Ron Schaeffer Preserves an Art Form

An Alamedan with a lifelong passion for rock posters and rock ’n’ roll serves as treasurer of The Rock Poster Society and promotes posters as art while assisting the artists who make them.
January 22, 2019

The Tick That Took Me Out

My story of getting and coping with late-stage Lyme disease—one of the fastest spreading, most debilitating, and least understood diseases in the nation.
January 21, 2019

Nancy Skinner Is the 2018 East Bay Person of the Year

The Democratic state Senator from Berkeley is a difference-maker. She gets big things done, from criminal justice reform to building more housing and helping slow climate change.
December 31, 2018