Sale Slated for Sunday

Many talented craftspeople, authors and artists will present their wares for sale as low-cost holiday gifts this Sunday, Dec. 8, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the annual Temple Israel Holiday Fest.

Craftspeople will offer unique handcrafted gifts not found in stores, including: Samantha Chelouche’s crocheted octopi, Sofie’s exploding boxes and Aroma Fizz bath bombs to name a few. Locally-made treats will be available from vendors like The Jam Guy and Honour Brand. 

Among the items for sale will be selected titles (left) from Alameda Sun publishers and historians, Dennis Evanosky and Eric J. Kos, who will also be on hand to autograph their history books. 

The Fest takes place at 3183 Mecartney Road. To learn more call 522-9355 or write to