Reimagining the way we ask our kids, “How was your day?”

Stanford grads disrupt the children’s book formula with Goodnight News By Eva Glasrud When it comes to parenting, it can be the simple things that are most challenging, such as the basic “How was your day?” question being ...

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How a local nonprofit builds community between tech giants and students one email at a time

How a Silicon Valley non-profit builds community between tech giants and local students one email at a time Dialog to Learn has pioneered a literacy program linking elementary school students to Peninsula professionals. A Dialog to Learn student ...

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The road less traveled: how one Bay Area chef left the kitchen and embraced #vanlife

Local chef Peter Rudolph packed up his knives and took the family on the open highway. #vanlife: scenes from the road (and the dinner table) via the Instagram accounts of the Rudolph family. (Courtesy of Kristie and ...

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The Six Fifty’s six most offbeat stories about Silicon Valley in 2017

Off-the-beaten path and under-the-radar in Silicon Valley The Six Fifty’s most popular stories of 2017 By Charles Russo “Surreal.” That’s the big-picture adjective we keep coming back to in our effort to sum up the 365 that were 2017. It’s a ...

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Meet the man who flew the SR-71 Blackbird—the world’s fastest jet

Meet the man who flew the SR-71 Blackbird —the world’s fastest jet Pilot Brian Shul discusses his unique trajectory—in life and in flight—ahead of his Hiller Aviation Museum event By Kali Shiloh Speed demons: pilots of the Blackbird SR-71 looking as ...

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Seven superb Silicon Valley podcasts NOT about tech

From Stanford to NASA, the Peninsula has a lot to talk about By Emily Olson (Illustration by Kaz Palladino) This New Year’s, resolve to choose local and learn something new by changing up your podcast game. We’ve done the long-range listening for ...

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