Pet portraits, mobile movie-making and ‘Small Gestures’: Palo Alto unveils 2022’s public art projects

The city of Palo Alto's 2022 ArtLift projects feature both visual and performing arts, with temporary artworks and installations, as well as pop-up and scheduled performances. And the projects offer more opportunities for the public ...

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Morning Wood brings its Hawaiian-Japanese-Korean fusion breakfasts back in a new location

Morning Wood, a popular Hawaiian-Japanese-Korean fusion brunch restaurant known for its mochi pancakes and loco moco, is reopening in San Mateo.

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The final days of Palo Alto’s Pace Gallery

Pace Gallery in Palo Alto will host its last exhibition before closing on Sept. 2. Painter Brice Guilbert found inspiration for these paintings from the Piton de la Fournaise, one of the world's most active ...

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How 5 Bay Area artists’ pilgrimage to the past inspired ‘Sansei Granddaughters’ Journey’ in San Bruno

In 2018, five Bay Area second-generation (Sansei) Japanese American artists traveled to Manzanar WWII relocation camp. Like many others whose family members were incarcerated in these camps, they bonded over their families’ shared experiences and ...

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Pescadero’s farmworkers can’t afford the food they’re growing for the Peninsula

Coastside farmworkers cultivate the houseplants that have kept Peninsula residents company during the pandemic and pick strawberries destined for the dessert plates that commemorate anniversaries, yet they live in rural, isolated communities and depend on ...

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The call of the wild: From paralyzed seagulls to skunks caught in bear traps, Peninsula wildlife rescue workers have seen it all

Orphaned baby songbirds and poisoned seagulls. Small squirrels snapped up by cats. Skunks caught in bear traps. Wild animals in trouble like these throughout the Peninsula may – if they’re lucky – eventually find ...

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