The East Bay Today: August 17, 2007


Today's Top Event: Alexa Weber Morales at La Peña Cultural Center.

Brainiac: Learn something new every day. Today's event: Simon Van Booy reads from The Secret Lives of People in Love at Black Oak Books in Berkeley.

Is It Lunch Yet? Express food critic John Birdsall recommends: Ole's Waffle Shop in Alameda.

On the Town: Going out tonight? There's a party at Foxes Cocktail Lounge in Hayward, with Sugar Shack DJs spinning R&B, reggae, and African.

Hardly Working: You've got time. We know how to waste it. Check out video of this way too crowded wave pool in Japan.

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