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Downhill Right on time for Valentine's Day comes a comedy of marital manners, one that perversely -- on a weekend made for date night -- questions the limits of love, marriage and family. The name of the game is "Downhill," with Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Will F...... Read the full review

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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

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Meet the Midpeninsula's Swedish home baker
In Emerald Hills, Denise Touhey, a proud Swedish American, churns out trays of pastries each week for her "one-woman show" bakery. Friday, 11:44 AM | 1 comments

Teen musicians play for a good cause
This winter, five teenagers have been spending some of their weekend evenings combining their love of playing music together with their desire to help those in need. Friday, 1:17 PM

With its centennial drawing near, Pacific Art League looks forward
With new director Lisa Coscino at the helm, Pacific Art League plans to increase its outreach and scope, both within the historic space on downtown Palo Alto's Ramona Street and beyond its borders. Friday, 1:14 PM

A chilly marriage
Right on time for Valentine's Day comes a comedy of marital manners, one that perversely -- on a weekend made for date night -- questions the limits of love, marriage and family. The name of the game is "Downhill." Friday, 1:06 PM

'Joyful jazz' group puts the 'play' in playing music
For Sammy Miller and the Congregation, the mission is clear: to uplift people through music. Friday, 1:13 PM

He built his Chinese food empire on potstickers, proverbs and passion. Now, as Chef Chu's turns 50, Larry Chu looks to the future.
How has Chef Chu's survived 50 years in the restaurant business? The answer, perhaps, is that the 76-year-old chef-owner lives and breathes his eponymous restaurant. Friday, 10:32 AM

Coming up shorts
There's been a lot of buzz over this year's "Best Animated Short," which includes the nominated "Hair Love," a sweet and sunny film written, directed and produced by former NFL-player-turned-filmmaker Matthew A. Cherry. Friday, 10:28 AM

Sweethearts, on and off the stage
In their first production together, Max Tachis' character had to put his head under Roneet Aliza Rahamim's character's dress where, he recalled, due to their elaborate period costumes, it kept getting stuck. Friday, 11:54 AM

Down to clown
"Birds of Prey and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn" may be about as shallow as a puddle, but that's still enough to make a splash. Thursday, 5:02 PM

EPA record label aims to amplify diverse voices
When Justin Phipps looks at the Bay Area, and East Palo Alto in particular, he sees a diverse artistic community with strong cultural roots in danger of being displaced. Friday, 11:39 AM

Stanford exhibit celebrates 'The Japanese Garden'
"The Japanese Garden: A Historical Account of Japanese Culture and Tradition," is on display in the lobby of the East Asia Library at Stanford University. Friday, 11:31 AM


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The 34th Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult and Teen categories. Send us your short story (2,500 words or less) and entry form by March 27, 2020. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category.

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