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Friday, July 18, 2014


In this week's ShopTalk column, closures dominate. More downtown Palo Alto restaurants bite the dust, as well as 25-year-old California Avenue tenant Avenue Florist and OfficeMax in Mountain View.

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The people behind the puppets

TheatreWorks' "The Great Pretender" brings audiences behind the scenes at a long-running children's television show (think "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood," "Sesame Street" and "Lamb Chop's Play-Along").

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Worth A Look

This week in Worth A Look, Stanford Live begins its summer season; "Saving Mr. Banks" gets an outdoor screening; and art, science and nature converge in one beautiful setting.

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Pacific Catch makes a splash

Besides highly regarded executive chef David Gingrass, the food, ambiance, and prices make Pacific Catch a worthwhile casual destination. However, service was spotty on numerous visits.

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Thursday, July 17, 2014

Ten local chefs to share tips at Menlo Park street fair

Ten local chefs will offer cooking tips at the 28th annual Connoisseur's Marketplace, the downtown street festival in Menlo Park that will be held Saturday and Sunday, July 19 and 20.

Thursday, 9:24 AM | 1 comment

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Better with beer

The second annual Silicon Valley Beer Week will kick off next Friday, July 25, with brew-centric festivities lasting through Aug. 2. A total of 75 local venues, restaurants and breweries will host more than 200 events from tap takeovers and food pairings to educational forums and more.

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Monday, July 14, 2014

Downtown space exploration

People walking through downtown Mountain View might find space shuttles, robots and astronaut suits popping up in the windows of popular businesses. That's because the NASA Ames Research Center is celebrating its 75th anniversary with 17 exhibits sprinkled throughout Mountain View and Sunnyvale.

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Thursday, July 10, 2014

The creativity of 'karma'

For 50 years, Stanford's Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics has been researching and developing new and novel avenues of musical expression. At the annual CCRMA Summer Workshops, the doors of CCRMA -- or "karma" -- are opened to the community.

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Worth A Look

This week in Worth A Look, an interesting pair of artists hold a joint show at Gallery House, Stanford University invites the community to play and listen to classical music with two concerts and a local photography collective presents "Luminous Essays."

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Old treat with a new twist

In the midst of getting her doctorate degree in immunology from Stanford University, Lori Phillips began experimenting with creating ice cream tacos. She now sells her tasty creations as Rocko's Ice Cream Tacos, out of her very own food truck.

Thursday, 5:21 PM | 10 comments

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