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    Don’t Let the New Tax Laws End Your Generosity

    Don’t Let the New Tax Laws End Your Generosity

    By Brandon Miller, CFP– If you’re an itemizer, the new tax laws that are kicking in this year may be good news or not, depending on your situation. One of…

    Two Versions of Sport

    Two Versions of Sport

    By Philip Ruth– Sport can mean a lot of things. This week’s high-roofed duo approach the subject from almost opposite points in the performance spectrum. Do they succeed? That depends…

    Fall Arts Preview: Late August–September

    Fall Arts Preview: Late August–September

    AUGUST Can You Dig It? – The 60s Through September 9 The Marsh Arts Center 2120 Allston Way Berkeley Written, performed, produced and directed by Don Reed, this show rewinds…

    Vacant Property Tax Would Fund Solutions to Address Homelessness, Illegal Dumping

    Vacant Property Tax Would Fund Solutions to Address Homelessness, Illegal Dumping

    By Rebecca Kaplan, Oakland City Councilmember At-Large– Oakland—like many Bay Area cities—has been facing rising rates of homelessness, with the counts in our community increasing dramatically in recent years. This…

    GGBA Member Spotlight: Collaboration Business Consulting

    GGBA Member Spotlight: Collaboration Business Consulting

    Collaboration Business Consulting, a certified LGBT Business Enterprise, aims to inspire, educate and empower proactive leaders to achieve breakthrough performance. The company works with CEOs, company executives, leaders and influencers…

    The Evolution of Gay Male Monogamy

    The Evolution of Gay Male Monogamy

    By Tom Moon, MFT– In the years immediately after Stonewall, the new gay liberation movement was primarily about sexual freedom. Sodomy laws criminalized gay sex almost everywhere in the country,…

    Performing Arts Portal Planned for the National AIDS Memorial Grove

    Performing Arts Portal Planned for the National AIDS Memorial Grove

    By Dr. Tim Seelig– Twenty-five years ago, through herculean efforts of San Francisco residents and Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi, the National AIDS Memorial Grove (NAMG) was established in an area of…

    Passion Fatigue, Digital Detox

    Passion Fatigue, Digital Detox

    By David Perry– I’m exhausted. I admit it. Plus, most everyone I know is exhausted too. The nonstop “hive brain” of social media, the tweets too tart, the Facebooks too…

    Charley Parkhurst and the Women Who Worked in Pants

    Charley Parkhurst and the Women Who Worked in Pants

    By Dr. Bill Lipsky– Everyone knew Charley Parkhurst. For some 15 years he was one of the most accomplished, fearless and celebrated stagecoach drivers in California. Described as having a…

    How to Evaluate Fitness Trends to Your Advantage

    How to Evaluate Fitness Trends to Your Advantage

    By Cinder Ernst– Have you noticed that there is always something “new” trending in fitness? I have been a personal trainer for almost thirty years, so I’ve seen lots of…