If it is local and useful, it is on en-us Copyright 2019 Palo Alto Online <![CDATA[Shop Talk: Belcampo to close, stretching studio to open]]> In this week's Shop Talk column, read about a local meat company's reasons for closing, a fitness studio focused only on stretching and the departure of a longtime frozen yogurt shop.
<![CDATA[How a beloved family recipe inspired Ladera Foods]]> The roots for one of the Midpeninsula's most popular granola brands and a growing local business can be traced back to when Brian Tetrud, the CEO of Ladera Foods, was a kid growing up in the community of Ladera.]]> <![CDATA[BraveMaker hosts film, music, discussion]]> BraveMaker, a local nonprofit arts organization that supports independent filmmakers, is hosting a film screening, discussion and live music event on Friday, Feb. 22. ]]> <![CDATA[A portrait of the city]]> "JR, The Chronicles of San Francisco-Sketches" attempts to capture the essence of San Francisco through its residents.]]> <![CDATA[West Bay creates magic with Verdi's 'Foscari']]> There are many reasons to recommend seeing West Bay Opera's staging of Verdi's rarely performed "I due Foscari," but the extraordinary talent of the lead singers soars above all else.]]> <![CDATA[Tapping into a golden state]]> Critical acclaim came quickly to State of Mind Public House and Pizzeria, the bustling family-owned eatery located at the site of the former Maltby's in downtown Los Altos.]]> <![CDATA[Gunn group releases second album]]> A group of 75 students and several alumni from Palo Alto's Gunn High School released a full-length album on Jan. 9.]]> <![CDATA[Stanford presents 'Michael Richards: Winged']]> "Michael Richards: Winged" is a somber tribute to a young artist whose life ended too soon but who left behind a powerful and important body of work that is as relevant today as it was in 2001.]]> <![CDATA[Of bands and bonds]]> For playwright/director Tina Satter, a successful collaboration involves a generosity of spirit, an appreciation for the absurd and surreal, a shared sense of dark humor and a certain amount of intangible chemistry.]]>