Empty open houses and double-digit declines: How the drastic shift in the housing market is hitting the Midpeninsula

The local housing market is cooling down from its record-high prices of the first quarter due to a drastic shift in the economy. Tumbling tech stocks, interest-rate hikes and inflation are among the underlying fundamentals ...

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Perseids on the Peninsula: Summer stargazing peaks with the annual meteor shower

The Perseids meteor shower began late last month and can produce up to 100 meteors an hour. Lick Observatory support astronomer Jon Rees spoke with The Six Fifty to offer a scientific explanation behind the ...

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Silicon Valley stinks: The science and mystery behind the rare corpse flower bloom

This week marked the first time a corpse flower has ever bloomed in San Jose and may be a first for Silicon Valley as a whole. The Six Fifty got a whiff of the excitement ...

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Ethel’s Fancy opens soon. Its Michelin-starred chef says not to expect fine dining.

Chef and Owner Scott Nishiyama envisions Ethel's Fancy as a community gathering space where guests will pass dishes around the table and have lively discussions about the entrees they’re enjoying.

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Vegan variety: 10 Peninsula plant-based restaurants to try now

San Francisco may be home to many innovative vegan restaurants, but there are several establishments on the Peninsula serving up delicious plant-based food.

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In Squires & Corrie Slot Machines, San Mateo has forced out a treasure most residents never knew they had

As the high cost of living and redevelopment force blue-collar businesses out, Steve Squires seeks to preserve his craft by leaving Silicon Valley.

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