Ginny Prior is a columnist, feature writer, radio host and journalism professor in the San Francisco Bay Area.
MONTCLARION: Jan 2, 2014
It’s day two of the new year. How are those resolutions going? If one of your vows was to see and be seen, you’re in luck. We’re coming up on the fifth annual Oakland Restaurant Week on Jan. 15-25.
MONTCLARION: December 26, 2014
If art is designed to spur dialogue, then “mission accomplished.” Montclair’s new graffiti art mural on the Yogofina Frozen Yogurt building has fans and foes wagging their tongues. Continue reading
MONTCLARION: November 28, 2014
Happy Thanksgiving from Minnesota! When it comes to gobblers, California’s got nothing on my home state. In fact, Minnesota is America’s top turkey producer with 49 million birds raised annually. Continue reading
MONTCLARION: November 19, 2014
Darkness comes early on late fall days. And it’s not just humans who have trouble adjusting. Animals seem confused by the lack of daylight — as witnessed by the number of nocturnal critters coming out during the afternoon commute. Continue reading
It’s an exciting time in our house. My husband is watching the World Series, and I’m sitting out in the pumpkin patch. Either way, we’re surrounded by orange and black. Continue reading
INSIDEBAYAREA.COM: October 2, 2014
Oakland’s celebrity chef, Tanya Holland, knows how to party. She was a rock star at Sunset Magazine’s “Savor the Central Coast” last weekend — signing copies of her new Brown Sugar Kitchen cookbook, giving demos and speaking on chef panels.
Holland even performed a miracle in Pismo Beach — overseeing dinner for 200-plus without lifting a pan. Continue reading