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Delaine Eastin, California’s Long-Shot Candidate for Governor, Wants to School Jerry Brown on Education
Lamar Anderson | March 22, 2017

Of the seven candidates in the 2018 governor’s race, six are men, and all are perhaps...

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Affinities: Dog Is Their Copilot
Erin Feher | March 22, 2017

 

See all the Affinities photo shoots here.

Every other Saturday at a...

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Daniel Clowes Goes Hollywood—Again
Ian A. Stewart | March 21, 2017

 

With the possible exception of another Bay Arean, R. Crumb, Daniel Clowes (Ghost World, Eightball) is about as celebrated as a graphic novelist can get.

And now the Piedmont...

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Objects of Affection
Erin Feher | March 20, 2017

 

Whip It Up
Ted Boerner may be known for his sleek and colorful contemporary furniture designs, but nearly every piece he has created over his extensive career (his San Francisco–based...

Cowgirl Creamery

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One for the Cheeseheads
Rebecca Flint Marx | March 17, 2017

 

Curd nerds, unite: The California Artisan Cheese Festival is returning for its 11th year March 24 through 26.

As in years past, the event will turn Petaluma into a locus of lactic celebration, with farm tours,...

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New Art Show Takes Wearable Tech to Its Dystopian Extreme
Gary Kamiya | March 16, 2017

 

To paraphrase Goebbels, a lot of conceptual art makes you want to reach for your revolver. All too often, that genre combines the worst of two worlds—it...

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Bay Area Artist Turns Portraits of Immigrants into an American Flag–Shaped Middle Finger to Donald Trump
Lamar Anderson | March 16, 2017

 

The day after Donald Trump’s election victory, Monica Lundy’s mind...

Uma Casa

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The Best New Restaurants to Try Now
Rebecca Flint Marx and Josh Sens | March 16, 2017

 

Lucia’s Pizzeria
Berkeley
A wood-fired oven burns in back of this table-service spot, churning out...

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The 10 Secrets to Finding the Right School for Your Kids
The San Domenico School Admissions Team | March 15, 2017

 

The process of choosing a school couldn’t be more panic inducing: Pick the right one and your child will thrive. Pick the wrong...

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Kauai with Your Rain Boots On
Ian A. Stewart | March 15, 2017

 

When photographer Alanna Hale and her boyfriend set out for a weeklong Presidents’ Day trip to Kauai, she had a singular vision in mind of relaxing on white-sand beaches. What she got was...

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This Woodworker Makes Serving Utensils with a Dose of Surrealism
Erin Feher | March 14, 2017

 

Three tines or four? The fork and spoon may have been functionally perfected centuries ago, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t more to explore...

Bouquets to Art

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Let a Thousand Artworks Bloom
Ian A. Stewart | March 13, 2017

 

Life is short; art is eternal.

That old saw will be put to the test at the De Young’s annual Bouquets to Art exhibition (Mar. 14...

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