Reader tip: Got lead?


The Alameda County Healthy Homes Department (formerly Alameda County Lead Poisoning Prevention Program) is offering up to $4,000 in grants for lead hazard and other safety repairs for pre-1978 owner-occupied and rental properties in the cities of Alameda, Berkeley, Emeryville, and Oakland with low-income families with a pregnant woman and/or children under 6 living or […]

East Bay Home Services & Delivery Guide

MUNCHERY meal delivery service

Some listings in this guide are sponsored as noted. If you’re a super busy parent, you will be psyched to learn about these creative and helpful home services. These businesses will bring everything from diapers to dessert right to your front door or work on your car while your child naps. Click on a category […]

Debunking common myths about lice (sponsored)

NitPixies lice removal salon in Montclair

Sorry to make you itchy. We are grateful to present a series of helpful posts sponsored by NitPixies, Bay Area’s full-service lice removal salon, about what to do about the little buggers. Today’s post demystifies some common misunderstandings.  Imagine a blustery autumn evening, the moon is peeking through the clouds and the night is full of […]