AS PART OF this month’s special focus on area Top Doctors, we dive into several important issues pertaining to health. First, writer and mom Melanie
Haiken looks at the troubling issue of eating
disorders; her account of her own daughter’s
struggle astutely highlights how insidious and
hidden this condition can be.
Next up is the conclusion of Kasia
Pawlowska’s t wo-part feature on social media.
Do you use dating apps? Do you check your
phone during dinner? She looks into how online
phenomena are shaping our relationships.
We lighten up a bit with a new Subcultures
story on adult dance classes in Marin. As Kier
Holmes reveals, people find this activity a
great way to work out and have fun too. With
Do you use dating apps? Do you
check your phone during dinner?
genres like cardio beat, hip-hop, ballet,
tap, urban and more, there truly is a step
Our special Top Doctors section includes
a list of more than 650 superlative physicians
as selected by their peers, plus Carrie Kirby’s
updated look at back pain and recommended
ways to treat it (hint: it’s probably not surgery).
Up front, we profile local chocolate makers who make their product a truly guilt-free
treat, unwrap a fresh idea in groceries, talk
to Deborah Santana about her new anthology of women’s essays, and introduce you to
an Impossible Burger that you’ll be seeing
every where soon.
Destinations explores some far-flung honeymoon spots, from Bora Bora to Nicaragua.
If you are getting married soon — or even if
you aren’t — you’ll want to add these to your
It’s a big issue that covers lots of timely
topics. Enjoy, then grab those tap shoes and
we’ll see you out on the floor.
Daniel Jewett, Managing Editor
After 12 years, our Sausalito office
was looking a little tired and outdated; the entire staff was ready for a
remodel. So in December we packed
up our stuff, threw away or donated
even more, knocked down a few
walls and sent everyone off to work
from home as much they could. Less
than two weeks later we returned
to an opened-up space, new carpet
and paint, updated workspaces and
a fresh outlook for 2018.