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IN THE FEBRUARY ISSUE OF
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28 Dates in 28 Days
Stumped for date night ideas? Diablo's editors found a fun, sexy, serendipitous outing for every day of the month.
 
The Design Lab
Home-style guru Laurie Furber gives us an inside look at her artfully arranged family home in Alamo.

Calling the Shots
Bob Myers grew up in the East Bay suburbs cheering for the Golden State Warriors. Now, he runs Oakland's on-fire NBA team.

Faces 
   
Dear ,

 

Still trying to figure out the perfect Valentine's Day plan? Keep reading for the hottest date-worthy activities and restaurants in the East Bay. Enjoy your week!


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TOP TICKETS: FEBRUARY 12-18
Our can't-miss events of the week.

Sixteen Candles actress Molly Ringwald sings the Great American Songbook in Livermore, the Newsies come to town, a "sonnet café" in Dublin, West Coast sculpture in Walnut Creek, and more. Click here.

AWARD-WINNING REMODELING
Altera Design wins National Kitchen & Bath Association Design Awards.

Walnut Creek's esteemed design and remodeling company, Altera Design, is starting 2015 with a bang by clinching awards from the NKBA Northern California Chapter. A Diamond Certified Contractor, Altera Design was recognized for innovative use of custom designs, melding existing structures with new features, and overcoming the challenges of minimal storage space and cramped areas to transform dated kitchens and bathrooms into beautifully stunning rooms. Click here to view their award-winning projects.

FREE MOVIE: SABRINA
Classic romantic comedy screens February 12 in Orinda.

This month's free movie at the beautiful Orinda Theatre is one of the all-time great romantic comedies: Sabrina. Since our series started, every February is dedicated to Audrey Hepburn movies, and she's wonderful here, alongside Humphrey Bogart and a hilarious William Holden in writer-director Billy Wilder's beloved film. The fun starts at 

7 p.m. on Thursday, February 12-for more info, click here.

TASTE OF CHAMPIONS AT THE NEW LEVI'S STADIUM
Book now and save $20.

Hurry. Last year's event sold out! Mingle with elite athletes and join in on the fun with Eric Wright, Kristi Yamaguchi, Joe Montana, Bret Hedican, Vida Blue, and Tony Lindsay of Santana. Taste of Champions benefits the Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano and Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San Mateo. See it all on Sunday, March 1, from 2 to 5 p.m. at Levi's Stadium. For $20 off book by February 14 and use code CHAMPS49. 

STOP DREAMING, START DOING
Discover the true Hawaii with Outrigger Resorts.

Escape to Outrigger Resorts and experience the local culture, spectacular sights and heartfelt hospitality that make Hawaii unforgettable. Whether you're looking for iconic beachfront resorts, vacation condos or simply convenient accommodations, let Outrigger Resorts be your gracious host. Enjoy limited time Early Bird rates from 40% off.

WE'VE GOT ELECTRIFYING DEALS ON THE BMW i3
East Bay BMW.

Get $5,000 OFF MSRP and a $800 Charging Station Credit! The vehicle must be purchased through East Bay BMW parts. Discount is valid on instock 2014 i3 vehicles. Stop by on Sunday, February 15 and get your photo taken with the Warriors cheerleaders. East Bay BMW is located at 4350 Rosewood Drive in Pleasanton. Click here or call (855) 477-2865 for additional information.

RESTORE YOUR SKIN'S GLOW WITH HALO
Visit Dr. Robert G. Aycock's office in Walnut Creek.

Has your skin lost its youthful glow due to sun exposure? The Halo Hybrid Fractional Laser, eliminates years of sun damage by targeting exactly the right depth, and can restore you to the luminous glow of your younger years. Plus, it allows for great results with minimal downtime. Call (925) 937-8377 or visit Dr. Robert Aycock's office in Walnut Creek to learn more and set up your appointment for a Halo treatment today. Click here to find Dr. Robert Aycock online.

INSTAGRAM OF THE WEEK

 

Check out this beautiful capture of an oak tree in Dublin, taken by Instagram user kittybunny143. Don't forget to tag your Instagram photos with #eastbay and #diablomagazine to be considered for our blog!

TASTE OF HOPE DRIVES DISCOVERIES
February 19.

Be a part of transforming the future of health. Join major retailers and others at the Palm Event Center for the seventeenth annual Taste of Hope, raising vital funds for innovative cancer and diabetes research, from City of Hope's Northern California Food Industries Circle. Celebrated wineries, breweries and Bay Area chefs will be providing custom cuisine and drink. Click here to register.

WINTER DESIGN SALE THROUGH FEBRUARY 22
Save on luxury modern furniture.

Italydesign's 14,000 square foot showroom features one of the USA's most original and inspired collections of architecturally designed home furnishings hand-selected from Italy's most prestigious brand names and artisan producers. You can choose from their large inventory of in stock items or special order a custom piece. Special sale dates are February 13-16, and 19-22 from 11-4 p.m. Please note the store is closed February 17-18. Call (510) 420-0386 or click here for more information.

CALIFORNIA CLOSETS' WINTER WHITE UPGRADE EVENT
Now until February 28.

During our annual Winter White Upgrade Event, you can add luxury and elegance to your home and save money, too! Until February 28, receive a free upgrade to one of our lush wood grain finishes for the price of our Classic White. Click here for a limited time, and choose the style and allure of wood grain at no extra charge.

LIVING NETWORKS
California Academy of Sciences.

Journey below the ocean's surface, inside the forest floor, and high into the clouds with Habitat Earth, a new planetarium show at the California Academy of Sciences. Discover the "living networks" that connect the natural world and learn how all organisms-large and small -play a part in the web of life. Click here to get tickets.

FEBRUARY SPECIAL FOR UPLIFTING ULTHERA/THERMAGE FACE AND NECK
10% off for new patients.

California Dermatology's Dr. William Ting is offering A-Listers an uplifting special offer during the month of February of 10% off Ultherapy. With a complimentary consultation (required to received discount), find out how Ultherapy addresses sagging or maturing skin on the face and neck areas. It is a non-surgical ultrasound treatment that stimulates the growth of new collagen resulting in a gradual tightening and firming. Areas that may benefit from this procedure include sagging skin on the eyelids, face and neck as well as improving a lowered brow line. Click here for more information.

EAST BAY VALENTINE'S DAY GUIDE 2015
Date-worthy activities and romantic restaurants.

 

Valentine's Day is more than just chocolate and dinner by candlelight. From beer and wine tastings to live performances that are literally out-of-this-world, romance comes in many forms this year to the East Bay.

JAMES BEARD DINNER WITH CHEF RODNEY WORTH
Hosted at The Pear Southern Bistro in Napa.

On March 4, join Chef Rodney Worth at his Napa location, The Pear Southern Bistro, for an unforgettable evening overlooking the Napa River! Enjoy passed appetizers, world-class wines and a six-course dinner prepared by Rodney and a team of hand-picked chefs including: Mark Peel, Bruce Kalman, Marc Quiñones, Craig DiFonzo and Dana Farkas. Space is limited. Click  here to reserve your seat or for more information.

WEEKLY DISH: FEBRUARY ON FIRE
Our weekly food report.

From Valentine's Day to Mardi Gras, Chinese New Year to the Venetian Carnival, East Bay restaurants are sweet on reasons to celebrate.

SIDE DISH: COSECHA'S PORK BELLY TACOS
Head down for belly tacos.

Chile and vinegar cut right through the pork fat in the belly tacos at Cosecha in Oakland. This dish is layered in house-made tortillas and created with top-shelf ingredients. Click here to read about this mouth-watering dish.

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