Your advent event calendar: 24 days of holiday happenings around the Peninsula

For people who celebrate Christmas, the looming holiday on the 25th feels extra special if you grew up with the tradition of the advent calendar – a countdown leading up ...

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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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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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Where to watch the 2022 World Cup on the Peninsula

For those looking to watch World Cup games in a pub with fellow fans to those looking for an excuse to duck out of a family-filled house over Thanksgiving weekend, ...

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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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Peninsula holiday fairs for your one-stop shopping needs

While online shopping for gifts over the holidays has become the go-to choice for many, there's an indistinguishable spark that arises when you spot that perfect present or snag the ...

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Growing up: How vertical plantscapes are bringing the outdoors inside

Vertical gardens, essentially landscapes installed on walls with watering systems built in, were once rarely found outside of larger corporate and public building spaces like Google, Symantec or Stanford's Graduate ...

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Healing in harmony: Stanford medicine faculty, students and staff debut new orchestra and chorus

“Art is its own kind of medicine,” says Jacqueline Genovese, the executive director of Stanford’s Medicine & The Muse program.

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