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Stanford Live releases next season's schedule, issues 'statement of hope'
Hip-hop artist Frank Waln with singer-songwriter Raye Zaragoza, the SFJAZZ Collective and the Vienna Boys Choir are among the fall performances optimistically announced by Stanford Live this week as part of its 2020-21 season. Wednesday, 2:48 PM

Annual 'Pear Slices' showcase goes digital
The Pear Theatre's yearly showcase of short plays written by members of the Pear Playwrights Guild has returned as a filmed presentation that is streaming online. Tuesday, 12:31 PM

Our guide to local restaurants selling groceries, meal kits and more
Many local restaurants have transformed themselves into pseudo-grocery stores, selling eggs, milk, fresh produce, household items and specialty products directly to customers. Tuesday, 2:33 PM | 6 comments

Kepler's Books joins forces with Menlo Park Library to launch community book club
Kepler's Books and the Menlo Park Library have teamed up to start a community book club. Their first pick for the program, called "Community Reads @ Home," is "Exit West" by Mohsin Hamid. Thursday, 12:19 PM

How to get your reading fix while everything's closed

15 local dishes to order for takeout during the coronavirus shutdown

Arts in a time of social distancing

Your guide to restaurants offering food for pickup or delivery


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