Standing in the Path of the Tequila Tsunami

How to survive and enjoy the fruits of agave and cactus. Photos Steven Krause & David Bolling Step out of the Plaza sunlight into the shade of Maya restaurant and in a few steps you will find yourself face-to-face with a virtual pyramid and an instant dilemma. The pyramid is…

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The Restoration at Marshall’s Garage

Cliff Casolla is busy rebuilding the past. Story David Bolling | Photos Steven Krause When Cliff Cassola was born, Bob Marshall was waist deep in used fenders, bumpers, frames and other mechanical detritus at his Glen Ellen auto body business, which sometimes looked not unlike a wrecking yard. The decades-long…

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Fitness in the Valley of the Moon

Name: Elias Casolla Age: 35 Height and Weight: 6’3”, 200 pounds Profile: Personal fitness instructor, owner of Total Body Sculpting, ACE (American Council on Exercise) certified on kettlebell, kinesiology, spin, HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training), TRX Ripper. Has devoted clientele and often a waiting list. Why fit: I first started…

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Return of the Bay

Inside the breach: 1,000 acres of new bay. Outside the breach: Beware the tide. Story David Bolling Photos: Steven Krause I am sitting in a tiny plastic boat on a thousand acres of new bay, at the edge of a vast urban population—some 7 million people live in close proximity…

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Hope for the Homeless

The tiny house: American Dream downsized? Homeless hideaways?   In-law outlaw backyard bungalow? Story   Jonah Raskin Photos David Bolling & Courtesy of Tumbleweed Rosalyn Fay, 41, has never built a house. She didn’t even build one for her childhood dolls. She has no particular skills in construction, but she’s building her…

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