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"Grosbeak on my Feeder"
I took this photo of a black-headed Grosbeak on my patio at The Sequoias in Portola Valley a couple of weeks ago. Submitted by Earle Jones on Jun 24, 2013

 
 
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Free Shakespeare in the Park brings 'Much Ado About Nothing' to Redwood City
San Francisco Shakespeare Festival marks its 40th anniversary with a production of "Much Ado About Nothing," presented free Aug. 14-28 at Red Morton Park in Redwood City. Friday, 11:27 AM

Review: With debut novel, Peninsula author Mike Trigg skewers both the toxicity and temptations of tech culture
Menlo Park author Mike Trigg has been a founder, executive and investor in dozens of venture-funded tech startups. Now he makes his debut as a satirical novelist with "Bit Flip," which publishes Aug. 16. Friday, 11:28 AM

Pace Gallery ends its Palo Alto run with an exhibition of paintings by Brice Guilbert
"Brice Guilbert: Fournez," paintings inspired by the volcano on the island where the artist grew up, is on view at Pace Gallery until Sept. 2 The show is the last at this Silicon Valley outpost of the New York-based conglomerate.
Thursday, August 4, 12:19 PM

Filoli estate opens vegetable garden ​to public for the first time
Starting this week, visitors will get a chance to check out a previously unseen garden at Woodside's Filoli estate. Filoli's vegetable garden opens to the public on Friday, Aug. 5. Wednesday, August 3, 11:59 AM

Michelin-starred chef leaves fine-dining world behind with Ethel's Fancy
After a lifetime attached to prestigious restaurants and two years of pandemic-related delays, Scott Nishiyama will soon open his own place in downtown Palo Alto. Tuesday, August 2, 1:34 PM

San Mateo’s 84-year-old Wing Fat Chinese Restaurant has closed. Many families have lost a home.
For 84 years, customers formed lines at San Mateo's Wing Fat Chinese Restaurant in search of smoky, sweet barbecue pork roasted in an oven crafted in the 1940s. But July 24 was the last day of operation for the Peninsula institution. Friday, July 29, 5:54 PM

Vegan variety: 10 Peninsula eateries serving up plant-based fare
From vegan sushi rolls to dairy-free ice cream, there's no shortage of options for plant-based eaters. Here's some plant-based options for made-to-order cakes, Chinese food, quick bites and more from Mountain View to Daly City. Thursday, July 28, 4:36 PM

Must-visit vintners of the 650: Your guide to the Peninsula's wineries

Stanford Arts District museums offer plenty for a world-class cultural staycation

Why a Coastside animal sanctuary had to make a new home on the east coast

Frost Amphitheater fills summer with diverse performances

 

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