Karen D'Souza, San Jose Mercury News

Karen D'Souza

San Jose Mercury News

San Francisco Bay Area, CA, United States

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Past articles by Karen:

Review: ‘Becky Nurse of Salem’ debuts in Berkeley casting too many spells

Sarah Ruhl's 'Becky Nurse of Salem' gets its world premiere at Berkeley Rep, stirring an overstuffed kettle of history, feminism and misogyny. → Read More

Four Bay Area cities ranked as the coldest real estate markets in the U.S.

The weather isn’t the only thing that’s getting cold. → Read More

Bay Area city ranks #8 as best place to celebrate Christmas in the U.S.

The weather outside is rarely frightful in the Bay Area but Christmas is still coming. Welcome to the most wonderful time of the year. It’s also one of the most expensive times of year with m… → Read More

This Bay Area city is the 7th most caring in the U.S.

In this East Bay, the joy of giving isn’t just for the holidays. → Read More

This Bay Area city is the best if you are single

If your fingers are getting numb out from all that swiping left and right and you are starting to fret about having no one to smooch at midnight on New Year’s Eve, maybe it’s time to in… → Read More

This Bay Area city is among the best for retirees who want to travel

Got wanderlust? This might be a good home base. → Read More

Review: ‘Donna Summer Musical’ isn’t exactly hot stuff

"Summer: The Donna Summer Musical" celebrates the iconic Disco Queen's songs to great effect, but the story line doesn't do her justice. → Read More

Is California one of the least generous states in the U.S.?

Watch your back, Grinch. → Read More

These two Bay Area cities are among the best for exercise in the U.S.

Shed those Turkey Day pounds fast in these Bay Area cities. → Read More

Review: Spellbinding ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ soars into SF

J.K. Rowling’s universe returns in “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child,” an often-thrilling but over-stuffed stage show now playing in S.F. → Read More

Why Black Friday shoppers are still waking up early and flocking to the malls

Online shopping hasn’t stopped Bay Are residents from queuing outside of big retailers the morning after Thanksgiving. → Read More

Why Black Friday shoppers are still waking up early and flocking to the malls

Online shopping hasn’t stopped Bay Are residents from queuing outside of big retailers the morning after Thanksgiving. → Read More

This Bay Area city is the most exclusive in the U.S.

The Bay Area now dominates rankings of the most expensive zip codes in the U.S. → Read More

This Bay Area city is #1 for holiday spending in the U.S.

Watch your back, Santa. → Read More

These two Bay Area cities are among the worst places to go for Thanksgiving

The Bay Area gets less than appetizing grades in this Thanksgiving report. → Read More

This Bay Area city is one of the best places to be single in the U.S.

If you don’t have a plus one, this city might be your happy place. → Read More

Three Bay Area cities rated among the most generous in the U.S.

Brother, can you spare a dime? → Read More

Cricket, colonialism clash in uneven ‘Testmatch’ at SF’s Strand Theater

An all-female cast takes on politics, racism, colonialism and cricket in Kate Atwell’s world premiere of “Testmatch” at American Conservatory Theater in S.F. → Read More

These two Bay Area cities have the happiest renters in the U.S.

You can check out anytime you like but, you can never leave. → Read More

This Bay Area city is the least stressed in the U.S.

If you live in this East Bay town, you can throw away your stress ball. → Read More