10 Twitter accounts everyone in the 650 should follow

Used to get your local news from Twitter, but having trouble dodging Trump? We got you covered. We’ve compiled the top 10 accounts you should be following on Twitter to stay in the 650-know and have a few laughs along the way. In no particular order… @MountainViewPD Recent crimes and traffic alerts in Mountain View, with ridiculous public service videos sprinkled in. The Mountain View PD seems to be having way too much fun with this! body[data-twttr-rendered="true"] {background-color: ...

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A kinder, gentler microbrew at Redwood City’s Freewheel Brewing

Cask lineup at Freewheel (Photo by Devin Roberts) On the border of Menlo Park and Redwood city, in a shopping center best known for its Sunday brunch spot, Squeeze In, lies a little brewery and public house made to transport you back to the English countryside, with beer that’s much smoother and slightly warmer than you’re used to drinking. Freewheel Brewery and Pub was the vision of four friends (Malcolm, Pete, Gary, ...

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Need a new hobby in 2017? Disc Golf might be your jam.

Feeling good about that throw via IG: discgolfgivesmedopamine Looking for a new hobby in 2017? Dust off that old frisbee and join the Silicon Valley Disc Golf Club. The club’s founder and disc golf Hall of Famer, Jim Challas, says that the club has around 200 members who are mostly between 20–30 years old. Every Tuesday night from April through September there’s league play that anyone can attend and monthly tournaments every 2nd ...

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Too busy for some holiday spirit? We got you.

Look, we get it. You’re busy. But that doesn’t mean the holidays are going to wait around for your calendar to clear up. The Christmas lights are out, it’s getting cold (43 degrees in Palo Alto right now!), and that company holiday party is right around the corner. It’s now or never to get into the holiday spirit and we have 5 ways to get you there fast! 1) Create a Secret Santa group ...

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Six Free Stanford Talks to Attend this Winter

The climate is changing via IG: sunilgarud Not a Stanford student, but still want to know what hot topics have the campus buzzing? No problem. Stanford professors are offering an array of open talks from video games to climate change geared towards educating and enriching the local community. So come to Stanford campus if you want to hear the newest research, learn about technology, or just need a little bit of inspiration. ...

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Silicon Valley Jewish Film Festival: 6 Funny Films to see in November

Viewing the Atomic Falafal via IG: ilanahadad The 25th annual Silicon Valley Jewish Film Festival (Oct. 27-Nov. 20) brings a unique touch to spreading awareness of Jewish culture. Six of their films have Q&A sessions with the directors and cast members after their showings. These sessions aim to expand Silicon Valley’s knowledge about Jewish films through real voices, anecdotes, and humor. This year, many of SVJFF’s films use humor as the gateway to ...

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Silicon Valley African Film Festival: 10 films to catch in October

Photo by: Elley Photography Every year, the Silicon Valley African Film Festival (Oct 14–16) provides a unique lens into the real Africa. For their seventh show, the SVAFF will showcase African vitality and shine a light into society’s most stigmatized issues. This year’s films raise issues pertaining to everyone and is the first step towards creating an equal society. Below are our list of SVAFF’s must-see’s this year. ARTHUR In this short documentary, Jordan Braise ...

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Rivalries and Rio stars: Six Stanford athletic events (not football) worth attending this season

Stanford football may garner the attention, and crowds, for Silicon Valley sports lovers and the 2016 season will be no different: the Cardinals are ranked seventh in the nation and won their first two games by double digits each. But if tailgating isn’t your thing or you just want to see world-class athletic prowess up close and on the cheap, consider checking out our shortlist of upcoming Stanford athletic events. Stanford sent ...

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