The Good Liar
At one point in the new thriller "The Good Liar," a character sees a pond and remarks, with a slight, smug smile, "Be careful. It's deeper than it looks." The line is meant as a commentary on character and also a literary self congratulation. And tha...... Read the full review
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Chick-fil-A quietly starts delivering out of DoorDash kitchen in Redwood City
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"Velvety roses "
Vibrant, velvety roses beckon on Dana Street. Submitted by Edward J Yaeger, Jr on May 14, 2015
Mwenso & The Shakes honor the ancestors of jazz
Mwenso & The Shakes, the dynamic, multinational vocal/instrumental/tap dance ensemble, may be the perfect ambassadors to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Harlem Renaissance. Thursday, 2:37 PM
Mountain View's Le Plonc pairs lesser-known wines with populist foods
Le Plonc, the 18-month-old wine bar on Castro Street in Mountain View, has created a stylish space and accessible menu that attracts both casual sippers and discerning oenophiles. Thursday, 2:33 PM | 2 comments
'Hell on Earth: A New Musical' premieres in Mountain View
"Hell on Earth: A New Musical (About Middle School)" follows seven best friends as they join forces to survive the final days of middle school. Thursday, 2:30 PM
Palo Alto Players tells 'A Christmas Story'
All of the most beloved gags from the holiday film favorite "A Christmas Story" are preserved in its recent musical adaptation, currently a jolly production by Palo Alto Players. Wednesday, 11:57 AM
Los Altos History Museum exhibition spotlights disaster readiness
The Los Altos History Museum is presenting the exhibition "Our Community Prepares: Acts of Nature, Then and Now," which educates visitors about the local aftermath of Loma Prieta and and other disasters. Wednesday, 11:49 AM
Concert: Matt the Electrician with Sylvie Simmons
Singer-songwriters Matt the Electrician and Sylvie Simmons will perform at Cubberley Community Center on Saturday, Nov. 16. Tuesday, 9:27 AM
Your food is here. It's from a restaurant that doesn't exist.
Virtual restaurants, which live on mobile delivery apps and operate out of the kitchens of brick-and-mortar restaurants, are a growing phenomenon in the Bay Area, and the Peninsula is no exception. Monday, 11:58 AM | 2 comments
'Enrique Chagoya: Detention at the Border of Language' on view at Coulter Art Gallery
A survey of paintings, drawings, prints, and multiples by artist and Stanford University professor Enrique Chagoya are on view at the Coulter Art Gallery. Monday, 9:57 AM
Foothill stages political parable with Bertolt Brecht's 'Arturo Ui'
The play "has never been popular," said Bruce McLeod, who is directing it for Foothill Theatre in Los Altos Hills. "It's a sensitive subject, when you think about it." Wednesday, 2:03 PM
Tudor tale, 'Anne of the Thousand Days,' is an intimate approach to history
Though it all went down nearly 500 years ago, the tempestuous, world-changing romance between England's King Henry VIII and his second wife, Anne Boleyn, remains an eternally compelling topic. Wednesday, 10:39 AM
Celebrating feline form and friendship
A brown tabby cat named Roy joined artist Junko Tsuchida's family in the year 2000. During a difficult period of Tscuchida's life, she took comfort in sketching Roy, sometimes for up to five hours a day. Monday, 10:41 AM
Alhambra brings Irish pub traditions to downtown Redwood City
Irish pubs capture in one warm and convivial place all that's good and right in the world: community, humor, good drink and soulful music. And in Alhambra Irish House's case, some pretty tasty food as well. Thursday, 3:13 PM