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Wearable Art

One is influenced by her heritage. Another gives new life to dead beetles. A third lets her subconscious infuse the design. Meet three talented East Bay jewelers who turn glass, metal, and stone into stunning, one-of-a-kind masterpieces.

Exotic Delights

Traditional Sichuan cuisine Draws adventurous diners in Pleasanton.

100 Things We Love About Walnut Creek, From A to Z

We look back on Walnut Creek’s history and offer a list of 100 things we love about our centennial city.

Rejuvenation Kauai Style

After a handful of visits to the Garden Island over the past 20 years, I’ve been utterly entranced by this rainbow-graced Pacific playland. And when my yearning for relaxation and rejuvenation arises, there’s no place on Earth more satisfying than lush, mountainous Kauai.

Attacking the Ballot

In 2003, a woman who was driving while high on Vicodin and vodka hit and killed Bob Pack’s two young children. Since the tragedy, he has campaigned tirelessly for stricter prescription drug laws. Now, fed up with politicians and lobbyists, he is turning to voters to tighten prescription drug laws.

Latest Blog Posts

Top Tickets: October 2-8

Can’t-miss events of the week: Dias de los Muertos at Oakland Museum, Clayton Oktoberfest, Jazz at the San Ramon Library, and glass pumpkins.

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Weekly Dish: Wow Factor at Jack London Square

Delicious openings, new restaurant chefs, fancy fall menus, and more!

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Fall Fashion: Daring Textures and Sophisticated Prints

Our teen fashion blogger hunts down the season's staples at local stores.

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Lake Tahoe Getaway

Enter our September contest for a chance to win a two-night stay at the Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe.

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Free Movie: Rosemary's Baby

Classic supernatural chiller screens for free on October 9 at the Orinda Theatre.

Star Student: Alex Glavin

Thanks to a scholarship, this College Prep junior spent the summer learning Russian in Russia.

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Popular Articles

  1. 100 Things We Love About Walnut Creek, From A to Z
    We look back on Walnut Creek’s history and offer a list of 100 things we love about our...
  2. Attacking the Ballot
    In 2003, a woman who was driving while high on Vicodin and vodka hit and killed Bob Pack’s two...
  3. Rejuvenation Kauai Style
    After a handful of visits to the Garden Island over the past 20 years, I’ve been utterly...
  4. Wearable Art
    One is influenced by her heritage. Another gives new life to dead beetles. A third lets her...
  5. Exotic Delights
    Traditional Sichuan cuisine Draws adventurous diners in Pleasanton.

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