If there's a fault to be found with Release Me, Lyle Lovett's latest album, it's that most of the songs weren't written by Lyle Lovett. Of the album's fourteen tracks only two were penned by the idiosyncratic Texas singer-songwriter who startled listeners with original, genre-bending records when ... More >>
North Berkeley sweet spot The Xocolate Bar has luscious treats that make us weak-kneed, from lavender marshmallow pillows to dried raspberry figs, as well as insanely gorgeous vegan truffles (and spectacular gelato, if you visit the store). Chocolatiers Malena Lopez-Maggi and Clive Brown are also kn ... More >>
Presenting the Love Week Scavenger Hunt: because ravers aren't already stimulated enough
Environmental groups sent out a worldwide call to save the gray whale from a Mexican salt plant. They got millions of dollars and thousands of new members. But scientists found no threat to the whales.
A smack addict tries to become an overnight success