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Things to do during Independence Day weekend

Alameda County Fair Carnival rides, live music, agricultural and livestock contests and exhibits, vendors, exhibits, food, drink, and more. 11 a.m.-11 p.m. daily Through July 9; 9:30 p.m. fireworks July 4. $8-$15. [Read entire story]

Horoscope for Saturday, 6/10/17 by Christopher Renstrom

ARIES. (March 20 - April 18): Don't expect to accomplish much today. You will be called away so many times that you'll have trouble recalling what you were originally working on. [Read entire story]

Minerva’s Sunday Horoscope: 6/04/17

STARCAST: Mars (Mr. Aggression) swaggers forward into tenacious but oft times pessimistic Cancer just as Venus swings into possessive Taurus and the full moon blasts fiery, undiplomatic Sagittarius. So much emotion, so [Read entire story]

Horoscope for Wednesday, 5/31/17 by Christopher Renstrom

ARIES. (March 20 - April 18): It would be different if you held all the cards, but you don't. You must take your cues from someone who takes an eternity to play them. [Read entire story]

Minerva’s Sunday Horoscope: 5/28/17

STARCAST: Light a candle, say an affirmation, a prayer or a mantra as Mars in sassy Gemini faces off against mighty Saturn in fiery Sagittarius. If you've paid your dues, this will be a week defined by good karma If not [Read entire story]

‘Roseanne’ coming back to TV

“Roseanne” is coming back to television as a mid-season show on ABC, the network has announced. Network president Channing Dungey confirmed the revival which will feature almost everyone from the cast of the [Read entire story]

Minerva’s Sunday Horoscope: 5/14/17

STARCAST: This week's news centers around change. First Mercury's shift into Taurus, a steadying influence after fast talking, fast acting Aries. Come Saturday, as the sun skips into airy, sociable Gemini, the pace [Read entire story]

Minerva’s Sunday Horoscope: 5/07/17

STARCAST: A newly awakened Mercury pairs with rebellious Uranus in fiery Aries as the full moon beams energy from powerful Scorpio. Think date with destiny as both intimate relationships and shared finances are involved. [Read entire story]

Worth Seeing at the movies

The Circle As chilling as any horror film and even more disturbing because the world it depicts is so close to our own, this is a dystopian vision of what could happen to human interaction if the big tech companies have [Read entire story]

Exhibits

American Bookbinders Museum Collection of 18th and 19th century bookbinding equipment. Cable Car Museum Powerhouse and cable car barn. California Academy of Sciences “Brain and Body Nightlife.” With [Read entire story]

Minerva’s Sunday Horoscope: 4/23/17

STARCAST: Ooga Booga! Ooga Booga! Hear those drums? The natives are restless, the vibes intense as the new moon joins the sun in lusty Taurus. Jupiter continues to hang in lovely Libra. Saturn still holds sway in [Read entire story]

Minerva’s horoscope for April 16

Easter is blessed with a Sun-Moon fire trine this year, a magic message spelling creative inspiration in the weeks ahead. Aries (March 19-April 18) Power planets continue their spring fling round your birthday [Read entire story]

Minerva’s Sunday Horoscope: 4/16/17

STARCAST: Easter is blessed with a Sun-Moon fire trine this year, a magic message spelling creative inspiration in the weeks ahead. In other news, Mars progresses into Gemini. It's a perfect time to use structures [Read entire story]

Exploring trauma through ‘queer mental health fashion show’

Multimedia artist Julz Hale Mary is throwing a “queer mental health fashion show” that, based on an early teaser video and a short conversation with Hale Mary, sounds as if it will push up against heavy subject [Read entire story]

Minerva’s Sunday Horoscope: 4/9/17

STARCAST: Mighty Jupiter continues to crack eggs (golden ones of course) in alluring Libra where the full moon shines bright. Just the time for playful Venus to get back on track! Meanwhile, mischievous Mercury turns [Read entire story]

Correction, April 8

“Jackson returning with notes of nostalgia,” April 5, Wednesday Datebook, Page 1 The story misreported the dates of two concerts by Cheyenne Jackson. He was scheduled to perform at [Read entire story]

Minverva’s horoscope, April 2

Saturn, the cosmic suit, goes retrograde on Thursday. Aries (March 20-April 18) For Rams, Saturn’s sojourn in your ninth house (travel, philosophy and higher education) could actually be fun — though there will be [Read entire story]

Minerva’s Sunday Horoscope: 4/2/17

STARCAST: Brace yourself! Saturn, the cosmic suit, goes retrograde on Thursday. This's the beginning of a five month transit that requires us to rearrange the skeletons in our closets. What's up for re-examination are [Read entire story]

Podcaster/writer Mecurio headlines at Punch Line

The comedian has written for “The Tonight Show With Jay Leno,” “The Late Show With Stephen Colbert” and “The Daily Show With Jon Stewart.” The Georgetown Law graduate also has a popular podcast, “2 Chairs [Read entire story]

Thoughtful vocal musicianship in an intimate venue

Christine Andreas has such distinctive, committed phrasing that when she alights on a note with a tender whisper, you can’t imagine anyone ever choosing to communicate at a different volume. On Sunday, April 2, [Read entire story]