Welcome to the first edition of "Inside This Issue," a monthly e-mail to our most devoted readers, giving you the first look at the current issue of Diablo before it hits your mailbox.


The July issue is here! Our Best of the East Bay issue is a beloved tradition. Read on to find out which restaurants, shops, and hangouts made the cut this year.


What do an NBA star, a U.S. congressman, and the Sharknado director have in common? They're the most interesting folks in our backyard. 


From the educational to the recreational, here are all the places to take the kids, all year long. 

Boutiques, stylists, and services that will make you look marvelous. 

These stores can help you treat yourself to something nice. Because you deserve it.  

Best chef? Check. New restaurant? Check. Find out what you should eat while reading this issue. 

Here are the East Bay's places to have a good time, all the time.