Taking the pain out of pointe: How dancer, designer and author Kelly Schmutte found the secret to saving ballerina feet

Kelly Schmutte created PerfectFit Pointe as a solution to the painful experience many dancers face when en pointe.

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How a home and YouTube-trained chef opened a Khmer pop-up drawing customers from around the country

Sitha Yim learned many of her recipes from watching videos on her phone and started out drying beef jerky on her balcony. Now, the single mother is supporting her two children by serving some of ...

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Must-visit vintners of the 650: Your guide to the Peninsula’s wineries

One more reason to love living on the Peninsula is the remoteness yet accessibility of the Santa Cruz Mountains wine region. Here's our guide to the wineries the area has to offer.

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How to celebrate Fourth of July’s return to the Peninsula

From concerts to fireworks, there are a variety of ways to enjoy Fourth of July festivities over the course of the holiday weekend, with many events returning after a two-year absence due to the pandemic. ...

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How Stanford’s early professors brought extravagant Queen Anne architecture to Palo Alto

Palo Alto boasts a hodgepodge of architectural styles that span more than 100 years, including Queen Anne-style homes that became fashionable in the 1890s.

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Take a deep dive into the winning images from the 2022 Peninsula Photo Contest

Whether viewing the world from underwater or using a flash to illuminate everyday objects in a new way, the winning images in the 2022 Peninsula Photo Contest bring unique insight to life's otherwise ordinary moments.

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