‘I let them tell their story’: From butchers to bistro owners, a Redwood City resident interviews Peninsula food industry professionals on their ‘Food Origins’

Dave Sands worked as a professional chef, in car sales and as a San Francisco police officer. Now he's pivoting to a new field: interviewing chefs and restaurateurs for his new podcast.

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Start the new year with the Peninsula’s best personal growth deal: Free college classes and a deeply discounted gym membership

With community college courses free for San Mateo County residents this semester, we've compiled our top 20 favorite classes from American Sign Language to zoology.

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From vintage tarot cards to a novelist’s autograph, this rare sale in Palo Alto will highlight unusual items

A framed signature from author Joseph Conrad and a 1966 U.S. Congressional subcommittee report on "The Computer and Invasion of Privacy" are among the 2,500 pieces of ephemera featured at the Friends' special High ...

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‘People come here expecting things to stay the same’: Step back in time for breakfast at Millbrae Pancake House

With the average staffer sticking around for 20 years and a 64-year-old pancake recipe, it’s easy to see why Millbrae Pancake House is a sort of time capsule.

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Meet the self-taught Palo Alto home chef making Instagrammable healthy recipes

Palo Alto resident Fida Milki started an Instagram page to showcase her cooking. Thousands of followers and dozens of recipes later, she's just published a new cookbook focusing on detoxing from rich holiday fo

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Facing climate change, Peninsula environmental groups brace for new battles

Four local environmental organizations are taking on a new threat: climate change, working to evolve along with the threats that could damage the environments they worked so hard to save.

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