Column: Dispatches From the Edge: The Surge: Illusion and Reality

By Conn Hallinan
Friday December 28, 2007

“Where the dead are ghosts on the fragile abacus -more-

Column: The Public Eye: 2007: Winners and Losers

By Bob Burnett
Friday December 28, 2007

2007 wasn’t a happy year, as the major political stories were mostly downers. Here are my choices for the big winners and losers. -more-

East Bay Then and Now: Two East Bay Churches Mark Christmas Centennials

By Daniella Thompson
Friday December 28, 2007

In the aftermath of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake, the East Bay population ballooned practically overnight, absorbing 200,000 refugees of which three-quarters remained permanently. To accommodate their burgeoning communities, Berkeley and Oakland acquired new housing developments, factories, and transportation routes, as well as a good number of churches. -more-

About the House: Remodeling the Single Bath

By Matt Cantor
Friday December 28, 2007

Hi, My name’s Matt and I’m a recovering general contractor. It’s not easy to talk about, but I know it makes it better to get it out in the open and discuss it. -more-