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I was playing twilight on Feb 10, 2012 and shot this on the fly with my iPhone 4s with the Pro HDR app. Gorgeous light!!! Submitted by Craig Sherod on Mar 12, 2012

A&E Features

Sweet Tomatoes permanently closing all restaurants, including Mountain View location
The Sweet Tomatoes restaurant on Grant Road in Mountain View has shuttered for good after corporate officials announced last week that all Sweet Tomatoes locations nationwide won't reopen again after temporary COVID-19 closures. Friday, 1:36 PM

How to get your reading fix while everything's closed
Many local bookstores and libraries have adjusted to no-contact business models and are offering a variety of new services intended to keep the literary crowd well-read and more socialized while keeping a safe distance from others. Friday, 9:53 AM

What will it take for local restaurants to recover? Dan Gordon sounds the alarm after closing in Palo Alto
In an interview, Palo Alto restaurateur Dan Gordon spoke bluntly about the ripple effects the coronavirus will have on local restaurants and what it will take to help them survive. Wednesday, 11:52 AM | 1 comments

15 local dishes to order for takeout during the coronavirus shutdown
Here are 15 takeout dishes we've enjoyed of late, from warming phở tai and barbacoa tacos to flaky buttermilk biscuits and to-go negronis. Tuesday, 1:21 PM | 4 comments

Coronavirus' impact on local arts scene: Guide to canceled, postponed local events
With local coronavirus cases on the uptick and fears increasing, local arts organizations are feeling the impact. We're keeping track of the latest cancellations and closures. Thursday, 3:34 PM | 1 comments

Closed during coronavirus: Peninsula owners on why they shut down their restaurants completely
We asked several owners to share their perspectives on closing their businesses, how they're dealing with all the uncertainty and the fate of the local food industry in the age of the coronavirus. Thursday, 11:03 AM

Local artist says virtual reality can combat social isolation
In a Q&A, local artist Drue Kataoka discusses the impact of COVID-19 on her studio, as well as the art community in general, and how virtual reality might be harnessed to help combat social isolation. Monday, 11:51 AM

Arts in a time of social distancing
Wondering if there's a way to stay connected and help keep the arts scene alive during the COVID-19 pandemic? Look to the social media accounts of your favorite musicians, actors, writers, dancers, authors and artists of all kinds. Monday, 11:50 AM

Hollywood goes livestream: A guide to 'shelter-in-place' home entertainment
Now that staying home is vital to doing our part to stall the spread of COVID-19, home entertainment will taste like chicken soup for the soul at the end of an emotionally exhausting day of telecommuting and teleschooling. Thursday, 8:40 PM

Your guide to restaurants offering food for pickup or delivery
We put together a running list of the many Peninsula restaurants still offering delivery and takeout amid the coronavirus pandemic, from neighborhood spots to fine-dining establishments pivoting to new service models. Thursday, 8:39 PM


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