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Perfect Pet Picks

It's not too late to find the ideal gift for your adored pet, be...

Gourmet Gifts

The onerous shuttering of Bay Area restaurants during the pandemic offers few restitutions and...

Gift Local

Let's imagine this holiday gift-giving worst case scenario: Like any Covid-fearing citizen, you've remained...

Ideas for the epicures and aesthetes in your life

Gifts for Cooks Since almost everyone is doing more cooking right now, gifts for kitchen...

What Teens Want For Christmas

Middle school girls and boys can often be worlds apart in how they think...

The Best Music of 2019

Ben Goldberg Good Day For Cloud Fishing Even by the standards of the multifariously creative Berkeley...

Gifts from the Heart

Snail mail, email, and social media are ringing with requests and pleas for help...

Give Them a Snuggle, Snuffle, Cuddle or Chew

Pets need presents, too! Or at least we humans think they do, and luckily,...

New Terrain, Fat Bikes, RFID Tags, and Much More...

As usual, the first snow of the winter season hit Lake Tahoe in September....

40-Plus Gift Options for Adults

100% Pure 2983 Ave., Berkeley, 510-548-8595, 100PercentPure.com $10-76 Your lipstick lover will have the perfect pout...

Hark! The Herald Angels Drink

One of the best ways to share the holiday spirit is ... literally, with...

The Best Bars for Reuniting Your Crew

It's the holiday season, which means that for those of us who grew up...

Confederates and Immigrants, Punks and Riot Grrls

Cantoras By Carolina de Robertis Alfred A. Knopf; 336 pages; $26.95 With Cantoras, Oakland writer Carolina...

A Guide to the East Bay’s Best Holiday Desserts...

The Best Holiday Desserts You Can Buy The holiday season is upon us, and even...
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