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"8th Redwood National Champions"
Over the weekend of March 12-13, 2022 an All-Star team of 8th grade boys basketball players representing the Redwood Chapter of the Silicon Valley Section for National Junior Basketball (NJB) competed in the 2022 NJB National Tournament held in Garden Grove California. The team was comprised of the best players in the local division, which draws from Menlo Park, Atherton, Emerald Hills, Redwood City, and Woodside. The Redwood team went on to capture the national championship title in a 39 to 27 victory over previously unbeaten Willow Glen. Picture: (Front Row) Jackson Scheuer, Aidan Sharp, Coby Trinidad, Ben Lange, Cason Mitchell (Rear Row) Ken Morgan (Assistant Coach), Lucas Shotts, Nico Torres, James Pyle, Matt Nicholas and Phillip Trinidad (Head Coach) Submitted by Sandra Madrigal on Mar 29, 2022

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Fresh off a Grammy win, Molly Tuttle returns home for back-to-back shows at The Guild
Palo Alto-raised Molly Tuttle and her band Golden Highway are set to play a pair of already sold-out shows at The Guild Theatre on April 1 and 2. Her visit comes on the heels of her recent Grammy Award for Best Bluegrass Album. Thursday, 11:05 AM

From wildflowers to whiskey festivals: 15 spring events throughout the Peninsula
The rain may not be done with us yet, spring's arrival on March 20 ushers in the return of more outdoor festivals and seasonal events that bring us that much closer to summer. Here are 15 spring events we have circled on the calendar. Thursday, 1:16 PM

Bryant Street Gallery celebrates the life and work of Helen Steele
Helen Steele painted enigmatic figures mainly found in isolation, rendered with bold, loose strokes of almost chaotic color. "Reflections," on view until April 15, features 12 of her last paintings and some early sculptures. Thursday, 1:04 PM

From seaweed crackers to kiwi candies, our staff sampled treats from Millbrae's new Asian snack market
Ponyo, which opened in Millbrae this year, is a new market dedicated entirely to Asian snacks that also has an assortment of pastries, cakes and cookies from Bay Area businesses like Neighbor's Bakehouse, MackBox and batch 22 bakery. Wednesday, 1:37 PM

Flown away but not forgotten: Sculptor's project memorializes extinct bird species
Todd McGrain's series of sculptures pay tribute to North American bird species that have gone extinct in recent history. The pieces are on display at Stanford as part of a national tour. Thursday, March 16, 12:15 PM

Review: TheatreWorks' 'Fannie' celebrates a powerful voice for change
"Fannie: The Music and Life of Fannie Lou Hamer" is all about voice -- honoring Fannie Lou Hamer's legacy as a voice for freedom, and showcasing the wonderful voice of Greta Oglesby, who brings Hamer to life on TheatreWorks' stage. Wednesday, March 15, 4:45 PM

Inside the new Graduate hotel, home to Palo Alto's first rooftop bar
In its reincarnation as Graduate Palo Alto, the former President Hotel aims to be an upscale homage to all things Stanford, from its extensive cocktail menu at two on-site bars to portraits of Stanford celebrities in guest rooms. Tuesday, March 7, 11:39 AM

Atherton duo offers art classes, workshops through The Joy of Drawing
The Joy of Drawing is run by Caroline Mustard and Katy Lea, two women who grew up and attended art school in Britain. They are committed to spreading their love of art through online classes and in-person events around the Peninsula. Thursday, March 2, 2:24 PM

The Chainsmokers 'Do Good' at the Guild Theatre
On March 24, The Chainsmokers will perform at Menlo Park's Guild Theatre, continuing the local venue's "Doing Good At The Guild" initiative. The venue announced the show on March 1. Wednesday, March 1, 3:19 PM

Sunnyvale 'mompreneurs' bring innovative Indian dessert-inspired ice cream to the Peninsula
How Sunnyvale residents and longtime friends Ketki Dandekar and Arshiya Shaikh built an ice cream business from a pandemic pastime their families shared as they quarantined together. Friday, February 24, 11:25 AM

Band draws inspiration from vintage cartoons

Where to celebrate St. Patrick's Day on the Peninsula

Tin Pot Creamery closes its storefronts, a new bakery heads to Palo Alto and more culinary updates

Why debut author Kimberly Young's new novel set in Silicon Valley doesn't focus on tech

Palo Alto Art Center goes 'Under Water' for the latest in its series on climate change


Project Cornerstone brings community together to help children become thriving adults


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