Swirl: Groovy Grav

Sonoma County heritage apple unlikely hero of craft ciderHere’s a bit of an irony about the heritage Gravenstein apple, darling of Sonoma County’s...

Dining: Time of Plenty

With stone fruit, melons and ears of corn filling up market stalls and produce sections, there is no doubt it’s summertime in the North...

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Stage: Transcendental Meta-Motion

Transcendence Theatre Company’s seventh season of Broadway Under the Stars continues with a dance-centric production titled, appropriately enough, Shall We Dance. The show runs...

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Movie Reviews

Film: I Spy . . .

Heroes & Zeroes

Hero Remember that huge backup at the Golden Gate Bridge two weeks ago during afternoon rush hour? Laurie Flynn of San Rafael does. She was...

Upfront: If You Build It?

Federal Reserve study offers stark counterpoint to accepted wisdom that more development = cheaper rent. An eye-opening report on Forbes.com over the weekend was making...

Free Will Astrology

ARIES (March 21–April 19)  Palestinian-American writer Susan Abulhawa writes that in the Arab world, to say a mere “thank you” is regarded as spiritless...

Advice Goddess

Q: Why are there lots of bridal magazines but no magazines for grooms? What does that imply?—A MaleA: Consider men’s general lack of interest...