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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.

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Top Tickets: October 23-29

Can’t-miss events of the week: Center Rep presents Deathtrap, a Halloween scavenger hunt, a craft fest, literary karaoke, and more.

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Weekly Dish: Fall Restaurant Frenzy

Michelin stars awarded; fast-casual chains announced; openings aplenty; fundraisers; Halloween dinners; and more!

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What’s in Store: Stuff for Kids and Men

An all-abilities playground in Walnut Creek; Convert's Man of the Year; Uniqlo opens a third East Bay location; and more.

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Cal Performances/Claremont Package

Win dinner at Meritage at The Claremont and two tickets to Peking Acrobats at UC Berkeley.

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Free Movie: TO CATCH A THIEF

Alfred Hitchcock teams with Cary Grant and Grace Kelly for an elegant thriller about a cat burglar in paradise.

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. Attacking the Ballot
    In 2003, a woman who was driving while high on Vicodin and vodka hit and killed Bob Pack’s two...
  2. 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...
  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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