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Combating Homelessness

From Los Angeles to London, civic leaders are searching for creative ways to deal with their cities’ growing homeless populations.

How Best to Explore Healdsburg in 24 Hours

Hotels and businesses in the entire Sonoma County area encourage visitors to return and explore.

Weekend Getaways: Monterey

The famous aquarium is not the only draw in this picturesque seaside town.

Weekend Getaways: Palo Alto

There's more than tech in Silicon Valley.


Walnut Creek is notorious for its profusion of bars and restaurants. Behind the success of many of these establishments are bartenders who cater to the crowds.

Weekend Getaways: Tahoe South

Here is your essential guide to hip hotels, chic restaurants, and hidden places in South Lake that will remind you why you live here. Now head out the door.

What's In Season: Pumpkins

From Asia to the Middle East, Mexico to the United States, cuisines all over use pumpkin in a variety of ways. Pumpkin ravioli, pumpkin risotto, pumpkin chili — the options are endless

Five of the Best Bay Area Hikes

You’re ready, right? Summer heat has subsided; air is cooler but comfortably warm. Holiday madness is a couple months away. Time to get outside and take in some breath-taking beauty.

In This Issue: Fall 2017

Read the digital version of our Fall issue online!

Community Speaks Out On New District

Since the 1970s, multiple efforts have been made to form a new school district in Walnut Creek; without winning results. The most recent by Northgate CAPS was shot down by the County. By Carolyn Cabral and Pam Kessler

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