Bay Area Boomer
spotlights Michael Morgan, who has attracted new audiences in his 22 years at the helm of the Oakland East Bay Symphony, part of his long-term vision to make orchestral music accessible, relevant, and never stodgy. From inspiring Oakland students to pursue musical careers, to presenting music from India, the Phillipines, and Armenia, Morgan has returned classical music to the people.Read More
’s “Skin in the Game” looks closely at skin care, which has been important since ancient times (the Egyptians used sea salt scrubs, and the Mayans avocados). As we age, skin—our largest organ—grows drier and thinner. But all is not lost—there’s a lot we can do to keep our epidermis healthy and vital, from choosing good sun protection and natural products, to laser treatments and even Botox.Read More
“On the Road Again” takes a look at Road Scholar, the recently renamed nonprofit (founded as Elderhostel in 1975) that offers trips in 50 states and 150 countries for single travelers, grandparents and grandkids, couples, and families.Read More
Faces of the East Bay
The pandemic created the urgency for many East Bay families to set up an estate plan. Richmond Estate Planning Attorney, Sara Diamond answers questions about wills, trusts, powers of attorney and advance health care directives.
Jacomena van Huizen Maybeck’s life began in 1901 on a Javanese sugar plantation and ended ninety-five years later in her house in the Berkeley hills. I met her in 1977, as my boyfriend and I followed the rumors of a unique cottage for rent. From the time of our first...
Ray Darten means for its color clothing to be worn.
A Cal psychologist has a simple prescription for race relations.