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Makers Upcycle Discarded Wood Into Fine Furnishings

East Bay woodworkers JP Frary and SapphirePine are among local furniture makers creating functional and beautiful furnishings from wood that would otherwise be castoffs.
March 28, 2018

Only Child Clothes Are Oakland Made

Haley Tucker, an assistant, and two seamstresses use sustainable fabrics for wardrobe workhorses with distinct possibilities.
March 22, 2018

No Firm Date for Kamakura Reopening

Faith Yamato and son Wayne hope it will be soon, but city approval for engineering and electrical work are still in the works more than a year after fire gutted the restaurant.
March 19, 2018

Dorias Brannon Leads a Surreal Imagery Path

The visionary mixed-media artist fuses painting and drawing techniques with collage, photography, and digital art.
March 15, 2018

Naima Shalhoub Sings About Pushing the Limits

A Lebanese-American songstress ushers listeners through the borderlands with her prophetic musical message.
March 15, 2018

Two Nurses Fight Back After Losing Their Jobs in a Tragic Incident

After a stillborn birth, East Bay nurses Christine Silcocks and Diane Strey were pushed out of their dream jobs. But they never gave up and want others to know they shouldn't either.
March 12, 2018

The Kilduff File: On the Berkeleyside

Frances Dinkelspiel talks breaking news, revenue streams, Uncharted, and direct public offerings.
March 07, 2018

Alameda’s Got Talent Revives an Old Tradition

Amateur and pros perform on Friday and Saturday nights at the Alameda Theatre, bringing crazy fun acts to the historic theater.
March 07, 2018

Artist Sung Eun Kim Finds Inspiration in the Ordinary

His muse goes from streetscapes and still lifes to portraiture.
February 27, 2018

The Advocate

Jon Eldan runs the only nonprofit dedicated to helping exonerees throughout the country — out of his Lower Rockridge home.
February 12, 2018