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  • Buddy Guy
    News and notes: Tasty fundraisers, jazz and blues giants honored
    Two of Northern California’s most esteemed jazz presenting organizations have fund-raising events set for this winter. Both provide the opportunity to enjoy fine food, wine and music while supporting jazz.On January 27, Kuumbwa Jazz takes...
  • SmartWatch smartly manages epilepsy
    SmartWatch smartly manages epilepsy
    A new device, the SmartWatch®, is available for people with chronic conditions such as epilepsy that will not only improve management of their condition but also help them lead a more normal life. Anoo Nathan, SmartWatch CEO is passionate...
  • Outdoor exercise has advantages over indoor exercise for postmenopausal women
    Outdoor exercise has advantages over indoor exercise for postmenopausal women
    It is well-known that physical exercise is beneficial to one’s health; however, not uncommonly, many drop out of their training program. Thus, the key to success is persistence. A new study compared indoor and outdoor exercise for...
  • Berries in water
    Optimize your water!
    It’s common knowledge that drinking a lot of water is key to good health. But who wouldn’t want water that tastes better AND has added benefits? There is no better way to achieve this than infusing that boring water with some of...
  • Mavis Staples
    Get tickets now for two January benefit concerts
    There are two benefit concerts coming up in January that are worth your attention.That’s a ways off, to be sure, but let’s not kid ourselves. Thanksgiving is here in a week, the run-up to Christmas will pass in a flash and before you...
  • Benefits of dental implants
    11 Benefits of Dental Implants
    Individuals may go to a dentist for dental implants due to some of their actual teeth being loosened or missing. The dental implant procedure can give patients more confidence with their smile. If there's a tooth missing from the patient's...
  • Janice Maxie Reid.
    Yoshi's concert marks Oaktown Jazz Workshops' 20th anniversary
    Oaktown Jazz Workshops has set its 20th Anniversary Celebration and Benefit Concert for November 10 at Yoshi’s.The evening’s lineup will feature the program’s young musicians and special guest performances by saxophonist Dave...
  • Benefits of walking your dog
    Walk your way to a better dog
    If you need a pushy, won’t-take-no-for-an-answer fitness coach, look no further than the end of your leash. Both you and your dog will reap huge health benefits from walking together. As shown in this infographic provided by PetSafe, 55% of...
  • Yoga teacher at front of class, hands in prayer position above head
    Yoga may be beneficial for bipolar disorder
    Yoga benefits mental health but does carry some risksAlthough hatha yoga has frequently been recommended for patients with bipolar disorder (BD) and there is preliminary evidence that it alleviates depression, there are no published data on the...
  • Charlie Haden
    Healdsburg Jazz celebrates Charlie Haden's life and legacy
    Healdsburg Jazz enjoyed a fruitful association with Charlie Haden over the years, most recently through a two-day tribute to the bassist-composer that anchored the 2013 festival. Haden died in Los Angeles in July at age 76.The organization will...
  • Jamie Davis
    Jazz fights the power and enlightens lives
    Jazz features prominently in two North Bay events this fall.November 1 bring the opening of an exhibit, “The Hole in the Head: The Battle for Bodega Bay and the Birth of the Environmental Movement,” at the Sonoma County Museum in Santa...
  • Florence Henderson
    Florence Henderson takes the stage at Richmond/Ermet AIDS Foundation gala
    There is a basic contradiction at work with regard to “The Brady Bunch.”Ask Florence Henderson, who portrayed mom Carol Brady through five seasons in the 1970s, to ascertain the roots of the shows appeal and she speaks of the unabashed...
  • Two trillion in federal benefits paid in 2013 - America is dead broke
    Two trillion in federal benefits paid in 2013 - America is dead broke
    A dip in the national deficit or even a balanced budget will never be possible until federal spending is brought under control. The government is clearly out-of-control with $2,007,358,200,000 in benefits and entitlements paid out in fiscal year...
  • John Santos
    Two East Bay shows not to miss at the Bellevue and Yoshi's
    The East Bay jazz scene remains vibrant as we head toward the end of summer 2014. Two upcoming events are particularly of note.This Friday, ALICE Arts launches Live at the Bellevue, a concert series designed to mark the organization’s 10th...
  • Foss Post Office
    So you can't find a job? Try the Post Office.
    If you live in western Oklahoma, you can count on finding a job in the oilfield or McDonalds. That’s about the size of job opportunity in these parts.Or is it?There are HELP WANTED signs at almost every business, but most of those seem to be...