Today's Top Event: Before the Dream: The Mysterious Death (and Life) of Richard Wright at the Noodle Factory.
Brainiac: Learn something new every day. Today's lecture: Disaster Preparedness. Lecture by American Red Cross volunteer Philip Machel at the El Cerrito Library.
Is It Lunch Yet? Express food critics recommend: Plaza Garibaldi in Richmond.
On the Town: Going out tonight? Time for Old-School Thursday at Missouri Lounge, where DJ Eddy Bauer spins funk, electro, and soul.
Hardly Working: You've got time. We know how to waste it. Check out photos of the kids who go to school in a cave.
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