Apple rustling and pie wrangling: Family fun on the San Mateo coast

This Labor Day, keep it low-stress with an outing to the farm country south of Half Moon Bay. The slice of bucolic heaven that lies on the other side of the Santa Cruz Mountains is one of ...

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A Procrastinator’s Guide to Camping in Silicon Valley

A Procrastinator’s Guide to Camping in the Bay Area Looking for a last-minute campsite within an hour of the Peninsula? Try one of these places. Matt Dolkas, content marketing manager for the Peninsula Open Space Trust, has a sermon ...

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Get Your Art on at the Palo Alto Festival of the Arts

How to Get Your Art on at the Palo Alto Arts Fest Tips from a local on getting the most out of the Palo Alto Festival of the Arts by Caitlin Wolf It’s the end of August in Palo Alto, and ...

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Dragon boating with RWC’s Lightwave team kicked my butt, and it was great.

The unofficial team motto? Paddle fast so we can eat. The Lightwave dragon boat sets out from Bair Island into San Francisco Bay for practice. Peter Cockerell photo. A refreshing sea breeze blows inland, a welcome respite from ...

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Dear Bay Area Parents: Your Toddler Is Falling Behind In the Following Ways

We noted several areas for improvement that we think will help Emma reach the board-recommended goal of self-actualization by age seven. Illustration by Shannon Corey/The Six Fifty Dear Mr. and Mrs. Veron, Printed on this Etsy-sourced eggshell stationery is your child’s ...

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How Vinyl Solution is feeding Silicon Valley’s record store addiction

Vinyl Solution in San Mateo is one of the Peninsula’s last vintage music holdouts. And yes, they have cassettes. by Jennifer Christgau-Aquino Vinyl Solution stocks all manner of analog doohickeys, like this turntable. Photo by Jody Troxel. On a ...

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