A woman in a brown top smiling at the camera.

How Stanford med student Grace D. Li is handling becoming a bestselling author overnight

Li’s fiction novel ‘Portrait of a Thief’ explores what achievement and success really mean for its Chinese American art bandits.

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Meet the Los Altos muralist who creates ‘peaceful things’ for Peninsula homes

From sun-drenched Tuscan hillsides to playful penguins swimming alongside colorful fish, Los Altos muralist Morgan Bricca has been transforming blank walls into works of art in private homes throughout the Bay Area for nearly two ...

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Costumed canines, clucking chickens and … a roly-poly? Looking back on 75 years of the Los Altos Pet Parade

Kids and their pets — everything from pooches to parrots, turtles to tarantulas — have taken to downtown Los Altos every Saturday following Mother's Day for decades for the annual Los Altos Kiwanis Pet Parade. ...

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‘I don’t feel like I need to prove myself to anyone’: New film shares Foster City woman’s experience as a queer Asian American skateboarder 

Foster City resident Kat Sy's experiences as a queer Asian Amerian female skateboarder are being highlighted in a short film being shown at the Center for Asian American Media’s 40th CAAMFest now through May 22. ...

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How the Peninsula’s pastrami experts at The Refuge were inspired by French fine dining

How French haute cuisine influenced The Refuge and the pastrami they're willing to put up against titans like Katz's and Langer's.

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