All is True
Shakespeare nerds -- and here I include myself -- will drink deeply from "All is True," a new work of historical fiction about the great playwright's "retirement" years. Legendary Shakespearean actors Dame Judi Dench and Sir Ian McKellen play key rol...... Read the full review
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Canadian geese visiting Shoreline Park. Submitted by Laurie Naiman on Oct 12, 2017
Stanford looks forward to a Frost-y summer
Tucked away in the northeast end of the Stanford University campus and sequestered behind construction fencing for the past several years, the 82-year-old Frost Amphitheater is reopening on May 18, with the 2019 Frost Music & Arts Fest Wednesday, 1:40 PM | 3 comments
Former Manresa cook's culinary podcast lands James Beard award
Copper & Heat's first season, "Be A Girl," unpacks the restaurant industry's deep-rooted mistreatment of women from the perspective of local chefs. We sat down with creator Katy Osuna to talk about the podcast. Thursday, 10:56 AM
Paly teacher known for innovative manual releases a new 'how to' book for parents
Esther Wojcicki, whose instructional manual changed classroom culture worldwide, has released a new book that shares the principles she used to raise two Silicon Valley tech CEOs and a pediatrics professor. Thursday, 4:54 PM | 4 comments
'Enemy Child' chronicles local statesman's life in Japanese internment camp
Norman Mineta, the trailblazing congressman from San Jose, has come forward to share a different story about his life before politics in a biography that recounts his childhood years spent in a Japanese American internment camp. Saturday, 9:35 AM
A roundup of local literary events, including an upcoming talk by author Donald McPhail about his new book that examines the horrors of war. Thursday, 5:06 PM
Dragons and monsters and ghosts, oh my!
If you go see Cameron McNary's "Shoggoths on the Veldt" at the Dragon Theatre, leave your seriousness at the door, sit back and be prepared for maximum silliness. Wednesday, 1:04 PM | 2 comments
Shop Talk: Greek-Turkish eatery, vegan cafe, women's boutique open
In this week's Shop Talk column, read about two new local restaurants, including one with a 100% plant-based menu, and a new women's clothing store. Thursday, 11:54 AM
Local photographer illuminates the many faces of immigration
Menlo Park resident Mark Tuschman has earned accolades for his international photography. Now, he has turned his photographic lens closer to home to explore a topic that resonates with him on a deep personal level: immigration. Wednesday, 1:07 PM | 1 comments
International Dance Festival@Silicon Valley heading to Mountain View
In the final months of 2016, Alyssa Mitchel choreographed her broken friendship for the stage. Wednesday, 4:36 PM
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