Political movements don't have to be shaped by politicians. In fact, one of the most dynamic movements to shape the way we see our streets started with a group of bicycle riders in San Francisco who simply wanted to be seen.
It's a gathering that's come to be known as "Critical Mass." Tomorrow night, hundreds, if not thousands, of cyclists from around the world will come together to take over the city's streets and celebrate the event's 20th anniversary.
The East Bay has been experiencing something of a wine boom over the past decade or so and the East Bay Express devotes this week’s edition to exploring it in the Taste Edition. There are now at least 25 wineries in East Bay cities. Ellen Cushing wrote about them and their history. She spoke with KALW’s Holly Kernan about wine culture in the East Bay.
Today we are featuring the Corte Madera Town Band. They’re a fairly new organization for a municipal band, having had their first performance in the Larkspur/Corte Madera 4th of July parade in 1996. They’ll be closing out the Summer Music Series at “Town Center Corte Madera” on Sunday September 30, starting about 2pm.