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Thursday, February 21, 2019

Shop Talk: Belcampo to close, stretching studio to open

In this week's Shop Talk column, read about a local meat company's reasons for closing, a fitness studio focused only on stretching and the departure of a longtime frozen yogurt shop.

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How a beloved family recipe inspired Ladera Foods

The roots for one of the Midpeninsula's most popular granola brands and a growing local business can be traced back to when Brian Tetrud, the CEO of Ladera Foods, was a kid growing up in the community of Ladera.

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Wednesday, February 20, 2019

BraveMaker hosts film, music, discussion

BraveMaker, a local nonprofit arts organization that supports independent filmmakers, is hosting a film screening, discussion and live music event on Friday, Feb. 22.

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A portrait of the city

"JR, The Chronicles of San Francisco-Sketches" attempts to capture the essence of San Francisco through its residents.

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West Bay creates magic with Verdi's 'Foscari'

There are many reasons to recommend seeing West Bay Opera's staging of Verdi's rarely performed "I due Foscari," but the extraordinary talent of the lead singers soars above all else.

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Thursday, February 14, 2019

Tapping into a golden state

Critical acclaim came quickly to State of Mind Public House and Pizzeria, the bustling family-owned eatery located at the site of the former Maltby's in downtown Los Altos.

Thursday, 11:24 AM | 1 comment
West Bay Opera stages rarely performed Verdi work

Local music lovers are in for a treat with the two-weekend staging by West Bay Opera of the rarely performed "I due Foscari" by Giuseppe Verdi, which opens Friday, Feb. 15, in Palo Alto.

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Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Gunn group releases second album

A group of 75 students and several alumni from Palo Alto's Gunn High School released a full-length album on Jan. 9.

Wednesday, 1:04 PM | 2 comments

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Theater companies announce next seasons

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley this week announced the schedule for its 2019-20 season, it's 50th and the final season with founder Robert Kelley at the helm of the venerable professional theater company.

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Stanford presents 'Michael Richards: Winged'

"Michael Richards: Winged" is a somber tribute to a young artist whose life ended too soon but who left behind a powerful and important body of work that is as relevant today as it was in 2001.

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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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