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Captain Marvel The 21st film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe shows that the more things change, the more they stay the same. "Captain Marvel" introduces Marvel Studios' first headlining female hero, but her origin story doesn't diverge far from Marvel's successful...... Read the full review

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"'Fog at Sunset'"
Fog rolling in at sunset to greet weekend (Montara Beach, California) Submitted by Nienke Ruinard on Aug 28, 2018

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Say 'hallelujah' to 'Marie and Rosetta'
Musical icons abound in the pantheon of rock 'n' roll, but like so many brilliant African-American trailblazers in the roots of American music, Sister Rosetta Tharpe has been forgotten by many. Until now. Wednesday, 1:10 PM

What's new in Midpeninsula dining
We've got the details on the eateries that have closed, opened and are headed to the Midpeninsula this year. Thursday, 10:49 AM

Meow Meow meets Martini
As founder of the 25-year-old chamber-pop ensemble Pink Martini, pianist and arranger Thomas Lauderdale has performed with some charismatic personalities. But he's currently gaga for Meow Meow, a.k.a. Melissa Madden Gray, the multilingual Australian vocalist, actress and performer. Wednesday, 1:20 PM

'Made, not born'
Palo Alto author Adrienne Mayor explores how many high-tech ideas can be traced back thousands of years, with a particular focus on Ancient Greek mythology, literature and art, in her new book "Gods and Robots: Myths, Machines, and Ancient Dreams of Technology." Wednesday, 1:01 PM

Super bowls

'Bullets' over Foothill

Installation explores the multiverse

Festival showcases Hitchcock's thrillers


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Short story writers wanted!

The 33rd Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult (15-17) and Teen (12-14) categories. Send us your short story (2,500 words or less) and entry form by March 29. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category.

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