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What Is Killing the East Bay's Soul Food Restaurants?new

The recession has been hard on restaurants of every type, but it's been particularly hard on the owners of soul food, Caribbean, or Louisiana kitchens
East Bay Express  |  Sam Levin  |  07-15-2009  |  Food+Drink

Turning Late-Night Snack Attacks into a Growing Business Venturenew

Dylan Fiesel's Mrs. Munchies is most likely the only late-night cookie delivery enterprise in the East Bay.
East Bay Express  |  Rachel Swan  |  05-08-2008  |  Food+Drink

Cuddle Parties Treat Those in Need of a Hugnew

A phenomenon begun by former Brown University football player Reid Mihalko has adults getting into their pajamas, setting boundaries and spooning with strangers.
East Bay Express  |  Stefanie Kalem  |  10-10-2005  |  Sex

Ethical Woes Bedevil Archconservative Congressmannew

California Congressman Richard Pombo has a pattern of using the power of government in ways that would benefit his cattle-ranching family. The latest case involves his support for two new freeways.
East Bay Express  |  Robert Gammon  |  08-29-2005  |  Politics

The Danger Beneath Your Homenew

A seismic activist thinks there's a good chance some California homeowners' earthquake retrofits are shoddy.
East Bay Express  |  Kara Platoni  |  07-18-2005  |  Science

Refereeing California's Next Big Boom: Stem-Cell Researchnew

The $3 billion pot of public money California voters approved for stem-cell research has unleashed enormous interest. Critics say the way funding decisions are being made is too secretive.
East Bay Express  |  Chris Thompson  |  01-25-2005  |  Science

George's Junglenew

The feature-length documentary details Girl George's dalliances in 1970s Nashville, but it never shows the East Bay open mic legend and her sidekick, Star, actually performing.
East Bay Express  |  Rob Harvilla  |  10-05-2004  |  Profiles & Interviews

The Jazz Tortoise: Charlie Hunter Simplifies the Equationnew

Hunter has a reputation as an absolute monster live. There's a killer instinct within him that comes out in a stage setting, despite his penchant for laid-back grooves.
East Bay Express  |  Eric K. Arnold  |  08-23-2004  |  Profiles & Interviews

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