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May 2010

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Features

We, Ourselves, and Me

Can using first-person plural pronouns increase a couple's happiness?

Oakland's Restaurant Boom

Insider's guide to the best of Oakland's great new restaurants.

Case Study

The home of an Alamo interior decorator is a showcase for her design principles

Suburban Shutterbug

Photographer Bill Owens got his start in Livermore and his iconic images of living and working in the East Bay created his prolific career

Kristi & Company

Olympic champ Kristi Yamaguchi juggles celebrity and philanthropy with her favorite role: being a mom.
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Departments

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Speak of the Devil

Oakland Museum 2.0

This month the Oakland Museum boots up after extensive renovation. Plus a slide show with pics of the newly renovated museum.

Runway Star

Oakland fashion designer Amy Sarabi chats with Diablo about her success on Project Runway

The List: May

Lance Armstrong, ballet, farm-fresh cherries, and other goodies that should be on your radar this month.

Baby Pictures

One Bay Area baby and her family are part of the new documentary film Babies

Street Style > Prospect Avenue

Refresh your style for spring in Danville
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Food Scene

Festival of Sweets

Sample sweets on the cheap at The Sweet Shoppe festival in Oakland

Out of the Shadows

A hobby turns into a bustling wine business -- the first in Walnut Creek since the 1920s

Local Flavor

Gelateria Naia showcases 12 delicious and locally sourced flavors

Élevé

Walnut Creek's new √Člev√© mixes classic Asian flavors with hip food trends.

Diablo Dish—May 2010

Expansion is the name of the game, with Metro Lafayette and The Peasant and the Pear opening new spin off locations, plus downtown Berkeley is teeming with new places to dine. All that and more, in the Dish!

Cheap Eats—Pho Saigon

Whether you're looking for comforting soup or an adventurous beverage, Pho Saigon churns them out
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Web Extras

Behind the Scenes with Kristi Yamaguchi

Win Tickets to Teatro ZinZanni

European-style cabaret and cirque, live music, and a five-course meal await.

Bill Owens Gallery

Click below for an extended look at Bill Owens' early work, including selections from his books Suburbia, Work, and Leisure, as well as shots from the infamous 1969 Altamont Music Festival.

Mother's Day Activities

Get the scoop on the coolest places in the East Bay to treat mom on her special day.
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Contests

Win Tickets to Teatro ZinZanni

European-style cabaret and cirque, live music, and a five-course meal await.
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