Today's Top Event: Lloyd Lofthouse reads at Orinda Books.
Brainiac: Learn something new every day. Today's lecture: An Evening of Functional Wisdom with Vandana Shiva at First Congregational Church in Berkeley.
Is It Lunch Yet? Express food critics recommend: El Aguacate in Concord.
On the Town: Going out tonight? Performing at Ashkenaz tonight is Cajun/Zydeco band Gator Beat. Catch their set, plus a pre-concert dance lesson, for only $10.
Hardly Working: You've got time. We know how to waste it. Check out Mythbusters and RFID.
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