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10 unique holiday date ideas on the Peninsula

The holidays are often packed full of people and events, leaving limited time to unwind and spend quality time with a date. To help you make room for romance, we've ...

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A growing tradition: At Christmastime, Peninsulans flock to the Santa Cruz Mountains to cut down their own trees

Perilous switchbacks and a little bit of mud and frost can’t keep families and groups of friends from venturing to the Santa Cruz Mountains and cutting down a Christmas tree ...

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‘My family doesn’t know I’m opening a restaurant’: Inside two sisters’ journey launching one of the Bay Area’s only Uyghur eateries

Almira and Kalbi Tursungjan, who identify as ethnic Uyghurs, have just opened what they say is one of the only ethnic Uyghur restaurants in the Bay Area: Mrs. Khan in ...

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The nearly centurylong resilience of the Loma Mar Store & Kitchen

Once a lumber mill, then a post office, a dinner club and a general store, the site that is now home to the Loma Mar Store & Kitchen has served ...

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Seven family-friendly holiday reads for storytime

This year, our suggested holiday reading list includes a selection of inspiring stories from a girl who pushes the boundaries to follow her courageous (and forbidden) dream to a ...

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Six decades of football photography: Michael Zagaris talks fighting for access, the San Francisco 49ers’ deep Peninsula roots and his new photo book

San Francisco 49ers history and moments throughout six decades of NFL photography are on display in MichaelZagaris' new photo book, "Field of Play: 60 Years of NFL Photography" (with text ...

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Silicon Valley’s next meat substitute is being grown in a Morgan Hill mushroom lab

A fungus-based meat alternative is debuting on the market, making waves in Silicon Valley's high-end kitchens.

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San Francisco Peninsula beach pollution has worsened, perplexing locals.

The mysterious case of the SF Peninsula’s poop-polluted beaches

Beach pollution on the San Francisco Peninsula has worsened for years, perplexing local surfers, scientists and officials.

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From classic apple pie to bourbon pecan, these Peninsula pie purveyors have you covered for Thanksgiving

Whether you're looking for a tried-and-true classic, a gluten-free or vegan option or even a five-flavor flight of mini pies, there's a pie on the Peninsula to meet your needs. ...

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Prohibition rum runners and deadly shipwrecks: Pescadero’s Pigeon Point Lighthouse turns 150

The 115-foot tall Pigeon Point Lighthouse in Pescadero has overseen some of the biggest commercial shifts in American life over the past century and a half, and the dangerous waters ...

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An eight-car garage and an indoor ice hockey rink: A look inside Silicon Valley’s luxury homes

During a year that has seen a residential real estate market cool-down thanks to rising interest rates and other economic and political factors, the Midpeninsula's luxury home market has not ...

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