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September 2017

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Features

When the Housing Crisis Hits Home

As the Bay Area’s housing crisis worsens, families across the East Bay increasingly struggle with the threat of homelessness.

How San Ramon Is Making a Metropolis

As San Ramon celebrates 150 years, the community looks ahead to the construction of its first downtown.

40 Under 40

From activists, to restaurateurs, to scientists, to musicians, these 40 movers and shakers are making a name for themselves before reaching the age of 40—and they show no signs of slowing down.

Fall Fashion

High fashion meets high art at the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive for the season’s newest looks. Bold pops of color, embroidery, metallic details, animal prints, and more are what’s in this fall.
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Departments

How to Grow Good Kids

In her new book, UC Berkeley Professor Alison Gopnik liberates parents from the craze of “must-dos” and shows them how to create a safe, rich environment for growth.
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Speak of the Devil

Animal Intuition

Newspaper columnist Joan Morris has the answers to all your pet and wildlife questions.

Boutique Peek

Whatever your style may be, these three new East Bay hot spots offer something for everyone.

Memories Are Made of This

Center Repertory Company celebrates 50 years with a Million Dollar production.

One Fine Day: Downtown Martinez

This former Gold Rush boomtown is booming again with gourmet restaurants, boutiques, and cocktail bars.

Top September Events in the East Bay

Food, music and wine festivals; see Bill Nye the Science Guy; and more fun events.
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Food Scene

New: Limón Rotisserie

Featuring foods from Peru’s highlands and coasts with inspirations from Asia, Africa, and Europe, Limón Rotisserie offers the vibrant flavors of the South American country right here in California.

Cheap Eats: Gobi Mongolian Grill

New: Mockingbird

This homegrown restaurant was charming when it opened four years ago, but its former location on a sketchy stretch at the edge of Oakland’s Uptown district made return visits unpalatable.

Celebrate Oktoberfest in Oakland

Say prost at Oakland's annual Oaktoberfest in the Dimond.

Turkish Delights

Lokanta brings Mediterranean flair to Walnut Creek.
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Web Extras

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Contests

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