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By Rebecca Wallace

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About this blog: I grew up in Menlo Park and have long been involved with both local journalism and local theater. After starting my career as an editorial intern with The Almanac, I was a staff reporter for the Almanac and the San Mateo County Ti...  (More)

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'Happy Days' are here again
Nov 13, 2013 1:20 pm
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A Beckett play about a woman buried up to her waist in a mound of earth may not be your cup of Orangina. But the ... More
A survivor's spirit
Nov 7, 2013 12:01 pm
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I recently got an email from artist Edna Shochat with a dramatic poster attached. Headlined "One in Eight," the poster contains seven photos of glossy-haired celebrities... More
Public art: Chairs with flair
Oct 28, 2013 1:55 pm
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I was in Louisville a few years ago performing in a musical about biblical midwives, as one does. In between rehearsals and shows and watching the Ohio River go... More
Why October is the best
Oct 10, 2013 10:06 am
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June is perfect for writing about outdoor concerts. In January, we get to rate the top hits and lowliest stinkers of the past year's movies. December's dandy if... More
A reading rainbow
Oct 8, 2013 10:03 am
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If life gives you self-help manuals, make a quilt. Well played, artist Lisa Kokin, who found a bunch of said manuals at a recycling center and gave their spines... More
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Touring the Southern California “Ivies:” Pomona and Cal Tech
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Couples: Parallel Play or Interactive Play?
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,232 views

Sometimes "I'm Sorry" Doesn't Cut It
By Cheryl Bac | 7 comments | 1,177 views

SJSU Center for Steinbeck Studies to Honor Author Khaled Hosseini on Weds Sept 10
By Nick Taylor | 0 comments | 728 views