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Photo (0363.JPG). Mona & Bob Armistead and Vista Center Board Member, Joivta Honor attended the 35th Annual Vintage Affaire benefiting Vista Center For Blind & Visually Impaired individuals and their families through evaluation, counseling, education and training, to promote Independence & quality of life. Photo (0364.JPG) Many Atherton people incl. Barbara Peyton and Dave & Lynne & Heppberger enjoyed the wine & chiefs tasting reception before the live auction and gourmet dinner Benefit at a lovely Atherton Estate on Saturday, July 15. The benefit is staffed by local volunteers and the has raised over $8 million in the 34 years. vintageaffaire.org Submitted by bobbi bon on Jul 25, 2017

 
 
A&E Features

Duo shares what makes their Lego displays click — and move
Adam and Simone Williams, known for building Lego scenes with moving elements, discuss their creations in a Jan. 27 virtual talk presented by the Museum of American Heritage. Wednesday, 11:02 AM

Fancy footwork: Local arts groups make alternate plans amid latest pandemic surge
The omicron variant has put on hold some in-person arts events planned for the first months of 2022, but with expanded virtual options and many shows already rescheduled, it's not a throwback to the empty calendars of spring 2020. Thursday, 11:38 AM

Labor of loaf: Manresa Bread expands to Palo Alto
Manresa Bread is expanding to Palo Alto's Town & Country Village this spring. This marks the fourth location for the institution founded by head baker Avery Ruzicka.
Friday, 10:11 AM

Show offers insight into personal 'Stories'
"Stories," a show of works by multimedia artist Shirley Bunger alongside student responses from a class she taught last fall, opened earlier this month at CSMA's Mohr Gallery and will be on view through March 25. Friday, 11:02 AM

15 Peninsula sandwiches we're craving now
We enjoy a good sandwich as a perfectly self-contained, hand-held meal or a decadent indulgence accompanied by a stack of napkins. These Peninsula sandwiches satisfy from bread to filling, layer by layer. Friday, 4:30 PM

What will dining look like on the Peninsula in 2022?
From cross-cultural innovation to more casual fine dining, here's what to watch for in the new year. Friday, 9:46 AM

The best, the worst and the most memorable movies of 2021
It was the best of films, it was the worst of times. 2021 was a terrible year for humanity, but -- cold comfort though it may be -- a wonderful year for cinema (perversely, alas, not for cinemas). Here's critic Peter Canavese's top 10. Thursday, 10:36 AM

From hot toddies to teas and coffees, get cozy with these local hot drink specialties
It's time to ditch the cold brews and ice cold pints in favor of warming mugs of tea, hot cocktails, and exceptional coffee. Don your scarf and check out one of these 10 unique options for hot drinks on the Peninsula. Monday, 10:47 AM

Vintage cookbook features a dish from Mountain View's Gemello Winery
Great cooking specialties often are named for places of origin. Here's the story of one you may never have heard of: Mountain View veal with eggplant. Monday, 3:06 PM

Virtual photography talk focuses on local natural beauty

Making waves: Artist Danielle Eubank captures the world's oceans on canvas

Where to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Palo Alto's Cal. Ave. district welcomes Local Kitchens, prepares for Naschmarkt

Artist Mary Corse brings an ethereal light show to Pace Gallery

Mural-making class brings students together to create public art

 

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