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"Swinging twins"
On a hot day, from left to right, twin brothers Eli and Mark swing back and forth at Pioneer Park, downtown Mountain View. Submitted by Michelle Le on May 17, 2010

 
 
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Duo shares what makes their Lego displays click — and move
Adam and Simone Williams, known for building Lego scenes with moving elements, discuss their creations in a Jan. 27 virtual talk presented by the Museum of American Heritage. Tuesday, 3:18 PM

Fancy footwork: Local arts groups make alternate plans amid latest pandemic surge
The omicron variant has put on hold some in-person arts events planned for the first months of 2022, but with expanded virtual options and many shows already rescheduled, it's not a throwback to the empty calendars of spring 2020. Thursday, 11:39 AM

Labor of loaf: Manresa Bread expands to Palo Alto
Manresa Bread is expanding to Palo Alto's Town & Country Village this spring. This marks the fourth location for the institution founded by head baker Avery Ruzicka.
Friday, 10:10 AM

Show offers insight into personal 'Stories'
"Stories," a show of works by multimedia artist Shirley Bunger alongside student responses from a class she taught last fall, opened earlier this month at CSMA's Mohr Gallery and will be on view through March 25. Friday, 11:04 AM

15 Peninsula sandwiches we're craving now
We enjoy a good sandwich as a perfectly self-contained, hand-held meal or a decadent indulgence accompanied by a stack of napkins. These Peninsula sandwiches satisfy from bread to filling, layer by layer. Friday, 4:29 PM

What will dining look like on the Peninsula in 2022?
From cross-cultural innovation to more casual fine dining, here's what to watch for in the new year. Friday, 9:45 AM

The best, the worst and the most memorable movies of 2021
It was the best of films, it was the worst of times. 2021 was a terrible year for humanity, but -- cold comfort though it may be -- a wonderful year for cinema (perversely, alas, not for cinemas). Here's critic Peter Canavese's top 10. Thursday, 10:41 AM

From hot toddies to teas and coffees, get cozy with these local hot drink specialties
It's time to ditch the cold brews and ice cold pints in favor of warming mugs of tea, hot cocktails, and exceptional coffee. Don your scarf and check out one of these 10 unique options for hot drinks on the Peninsula. Friday, 1:26 PM

Woodsider hopes to mix up the baking aisle with her new line of tortes
With a swirl of fresh fruit, and layers of raspberry and citrus, Jane Lane tortes are not the typical boxed cake mix. Woodside's Jane Mackey, the woman behind the torte mix, is setting out to shake up the baking aisle. Thursday, 10:30 AM

Mural-making class brings students together to create public art

Wilderness and watercolors: Exploring The Foster, Palo Alto's hidden museum honoring one adventurer's stunning artwork

Artist Mary Corse brings an ethereal light show to Pace Gallery

 

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