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November 21, 2019

The first outdoor ice skating rink in the Tri-Valley made its debut last Friday, November 15 at City Center Bishop Ranch (CCBR) in San Ramon with the opening of the first Kristi Yamaguchi Holiday Ice Skating Rink.

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November 7, 2019

The Elios Charitable Foundation (ECF) recently announced the plans for its biennial Hellenic Charity Ball which is slated for Saturday, November 16 at the historic Westin St. Francis on Union Square in San Francisco.

The evening honors prominent Greek-Americans for thei...

October 17, 2019

If it’s October then the Halloween decorations are out in full swing at the Fat Lady Restaurant in Oakland’s Jack London Square. Regulars anticipate this annual tradition and newcomers dine among gastronomical treats with awe as the restaurant is complete transformed i...

October 3, 2019

Frosene Phillips is out on the scene today. During her absence from this space, she shares a 2001 personal favorite from her column archives. Today’s column originally appeared in the Oakland Tribune August 17, 2001 following her discovery of The Trumpet Guy aka Stephe...

August 15, 2019

Fans of the hit ABC show The Bachelor mark your calendars as next Tuesday, August 27 at 10 a.m. tickets officially go on sale for the The Bachelor Live on Stage. The successful romantic reality show heads to San Jose’s Center for the Performing Arts on Tuesday, Februar...

August 1, 2019

One of the many perks of summertime is the abundance of the free “music concert series” around the East Bay. From headliners to local favorites to tribute bands, the line-ups don’t disappoint.

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July 18, 2019

The East Bay recently welcomed a new addition to its social scene with the opening of Social-Affair, an intimate gathering place and lounge for those seeking a tasteful experience.           

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July 4, 2019

The Bay Area offers an array of Independence Day celebrations today to enjoy, from parades to fireworks, and more. Should you be looking for a unique and historic experience, allow me to point you to the

USS Hornet, the historic aircraft carrier permanently docked in Al...

June 7, 2019

San Francisco Opera’s 2019 Summer Season kicked off last night with the electric Georges Bizet’s Carmen followed by George F. Handel’s Orlando and Antonín Dvořák’s Rusalka through June 29. All three productions are new to San Francisco Opera.

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November 15, 2018

The doors and public square are open! The city of San Ramon welcomed its visionary new dining, entertainment, and shopping addition last Thursday with the official opening of City Center Bishop Ranch (CCBR) at Bollinger Canyon Road between Sunset Drive and Camino Ramon...

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