Today's Top Event: Will Shortz, the author of The Puzzlemaster Presents discusses his affaire de coeur with crosswords, details their history, and gives logophiliac fans a chance to contend with each other in some sincipital, fulminant audience-participation high jinks at UC Berkeley's Zellerbach Hall.
Brainiac: Learn something new every day. Today's lecture: Early Literacy Night: stories, crafts, and tips for young readers at the Oakland Public Library, Martin Luther King Jr. Branch.
Is It Lunch Yet? Express food critic John Birdsall recommends: Ohgane Korean Restaurant in Oakland.
On the Town: Going out tonight? Check out the new Bourbon Street in Concord with rock bands every "Mayhem Monday."
Hardly Working: You've got time. We know how to waste it. Check out Rap Cat.
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