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Thursday, July 20, 2017

Walking your way through history

In celebration of the San Mateo County History Museum's "Victorian Days at the Old Courthouse," free walking tours, of one to two hours, will be held at various locations, including Woodside and Menlo Park, this summer.

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Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Thursday: 1960s rock at free Portola Valley concert

The band "The Back Pages" will play 1960s-era rock-and-roll and Beatles' tunes at a concert on the performance lawn at Portola Valley Town Center on Thursday night, July 20.

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Thursday, July 13, 2017

Music@Menlo celebrates 'The Glorious Violin'

Every summer for the past 15 years, a selection of the most skilled violinists, violists, cellists and pianists from around the world converge for the Music@Menlo festival: a three-week celebration of chamber music. This year, the festival is saluting a specific instrument: "The Glorious Violin."

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Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Menlo Park: Summerfest street festival set for Saturday, Sunday

The Menlo Park Chamber of Commerce will host the annual Menlo Summerfest street festival Saturday and Sunday, July 15-16, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day on Santa Cruz Avenue in downtown Menlo Park.

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Artscene: Portola Valley's Drue Kataoka on the VR revolution

It's hard to imagine a better ambassador for the local art scene than Drue Kataoka. An alumna of Sacred Heart Preparatory in Atherton and Stanford University, she utilizes cutting-edge media, speaks passionately about the integral relationship between arts and sciences, and has a strong social-justice conscience, with the high-profile track record to back it all up.

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Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Food & Drink: Menlo Park bread maker rising

Tian Mayimin's days revolve around bread. During the workday, she bakes naturally leavened bread in her kitchen in Menlo Park's Willows neighborhood. In the evening, she drives around Menlo Park and Palo Alto delivering freshly baked loaves and rolls ordered through her Little Sky Bakery website.

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