March 2012

Features

Saving our Schools?

With the California public school system in turmoil, parents and teachers are turning to charter schools to try to improve education for their kids. It’s a contentious battle—and it’s coming to a neighborhood near you.

Spring Fashion: The Muse

For spring, fashion is art. The season’s hottest Trends borrow from the forms, movements, and process. Into the studio we go.

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The Gorgens share more than a birthday as they aim for the Major Leagues.

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Speak of the Devil

Garden of Eatin’

Do you love that extra kick of fresh mint in your mojito, or savory rosemary and tangy lemon for salmon on the grill? With a few tips from the experts at Oakland’s Star Apple Edible Gardens, you can serve your own farm-to-table cuisine.

Style Heaven

We know you have March 9 circled in red on your calendar. Here’s what to expect when Neiman Marcus opens its doors in Walnut Creek.

The List: March

Spring into fun, with Irish eats, haute couture, and the ultimate girls night out in Danville.

Child’s Play

Cute, unique & fun gifts to check out.

Food Scene

Pastrami Goes Upscale

Matt Greco brings pastrami to Wente Vineyards.

Cheap Eats: Kimchi Korean BBQ

Try Korean style tacos & burritos.

Diablo Dish: March

Check out what's happening this month in food news.

Emu Eggs for Breakfast

Farmers market find.

Artisanal Eats

We’re always on the lookout for locally produced eats. Here are three of our new favorites.

Ready to Rumbo

Rumbo al Sur: À Côté’s sister restaurant has the same great vibe with a Latin flair.

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