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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

Your guide to restaurants offering food for pickup or delivery
We put together a running list of the many Peninsula restaurants still offering delivery and takeout amid the coronavirus pandemic, from neighborhood spots to fine-dining establishments pivoting to new service models. Friday, 1:56 PM

Hollywood goes livestream: A guide to 'shelter-in-place' home entertainment
Now that staying home is vital to doing our part to stall the spread of COVID-19, home entertainment will taste like chicken soup for the soul at the end of an emotionally exhausting day of telecommuting and teleschooling. Friday, 1:52 PM

Closed during coronavirus: Peninsula owners on why they shut down their restaurants completely
We asked several owners to share their perspectives on closing their businesses, how they're dealing with all the uncertainty and the fate of the local food industry in the age of the coronavirus. Thursday, 9:24 AM | 2 comments

Local artist says virtual reality can combat social isolation
In a Q&A, local artist Drue Kataoka discusses the impact of COVID-19 on her studio, as well as the art community in general, and how virtual reality might be harnessed to help combat social isolation. Friday, 1:55 PM

Coronavirus' impact on local arts scene: Guide to canceled, postponed local events
With local coronavirus cases on the uptick and fears increasing, local arts organizations are feeling the impact. Wednesday, 4:24 PM

Arts in a time of social distancing
Wondering if there's a way to stay connected and help keep the arts scene alive during the COVID-19 pandemic? Look to the social media accounts of your favorite musicians, actors, writers, dancers, authors and artists of all kinds. Thursday, 2:50 PM

Restaurants start to shutter, as public health restrictions increase and dining out declines
Santa Clara County notified restaurants on Friday that they must adhere to new legal orders to slow the spread of the coronavirus, prompting several local restaurants to decide to close temporarily.
Thursday, 2:52 PM

The gardens' secret

From knafeh to baklava, Menlo Park baker brings Middle Eastern sweets to the Peninsula

From bagels to burgers, five pop-ups worth seeking out

Mages of grief


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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 April 10, 2020. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category.

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