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Kara Ireland D'Ambrosio's third grade class untangle the May Pole. Front row front left to right, Alek Amini-Holmes, Audery Mees, Gemma Greening and Taylor Jagolinzer, back row from left to right, Eli Simon, Le Claytor, Gabriela Gomez Submitted by Michelle Le on May 17, 2010

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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, 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, 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, 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

Review: 'Nan and the Lower Body' transforms a clinical subject into a human one
World premiere at TheatreWorks Silicon Valley offers an informative, sometimes funny look at the scientists behind the Pap smear, and a timely reminder of how science has too often neglected the health concerns of half the population. Thursday, July 28, 4:19 PM

Must-visit vintners of the 650: Your guide to the Peninsula's wineries
Unlike other wine regions where winery visits can feel like gimmicky shuttle stops, Peninsula wineries are forced to exist within the rugged landscape, not the other way around. Friday, July 22, 3:17 PM

Complexions Contemporary Ballet moves to the cosmic music of Bach and Bowie

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

Festival celebrates 20th anniversary of inspiring 'The Menlo Effect'

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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