The East Bay Today: March 19, 2007

Today’s Top Event: Trumpeter and bandleader Ralph Alessi headlines at Yoshi’s.

Brainiac: Learn something new every day. Today’s lecture: From Jefferson to Forrest Gump: How the Mall in Washington Became the Nation’s Most Venerated Civic Space. Cornell University American History professor Michael Kammen delivers this Jefferson Memorial lecture at UC Berkeley’s Barrows Hall.

Is It Lunch Yet? Express food critic John Birdsall recommends: El Centenario in Oakland.

Hardly Working: You’ve got time. We know how to waste it. Check out the Prelinger Collection.

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