Wax Off

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Keep hair at bay for weeks! BY ANNE STOKES With spring and summer right around the corner, it’s nearly time to put sweatshirts and heavy jeans into storage and bring shorts, tank tops and dresses [...]
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A Toast to the Past

Burly Beverages is hand-crafting old-fashioned elixirs to quench the thirst of new generations BY ALLEN PIERLEONI It’s fitting that Gabriel Aiello chose a building from the 1930s as the site for his Burly Beverages, and […]

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Youth Campaign for More Funding

BY EDGAR SANCHEZ Four years ago, Dexter Niskala, then a junior at Luther Burbank High, campaigned for Measure Y, which would have created a new tax to fund children’s programs in Sacramento. “I asked hundreds […]

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His opportunity to fly and dream

Well-known artist and designer Gerry Otis Simpson showcases his work in gallery-boutique BY ALLEN PIERLEONI Amid the art gallery’s organized chaos of color-saturated paintings, denim “artwear,” stark black-and-white photos and assorted curios is one particular […]

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Exotic evening on J Street

Kasbah delivers Middle Eastern fine dining and romantic ambiance BY ANNE STOCKS With its arches and columns, cushioned banquette seats and warm copper tabletops lit by candlelight, Kasbah offers an evening that’s like a romantic […]