One can see the wheels turning -- literally and figuratively -- in "Tomb Raider" as young adventurer Lara Croft frequently finds herself twisting some hand-held puzzle box, bike racing around London or turning the wheel of some ancient machinery to u...... Read the full review
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In mid-May, a local resident had apparently spotted this mother hummingbird in St. Giles Lane, Mountain View. Days after I took this photo in early June, I saw a tiny chick for a second before the mother flew to the nest and sat down. The next day, the nest was empty. Submitted by SK on Jun 20, 2010
Locally produced documentary on Silicon Valley premieres
"Silicon Valley: The Untold Story," a documentary by Michael Schwarz and Kiki Kapany of Menlo Park, premieres on the Science Channel at 8 p.m. Monday, March 19. Monday, 11:43 AM
In Redwood City, the Old Port Lobster Shack's lobster roll isn't quite up to Cape Cod standards, but it isn't that far behind.
Thursday, 1:41 PM
Kitch’n Office hosts Kazue Young
Kitch'n Office will host an art show featuring the Japanese textile art of Kazue Young on March 16 and 17. Thursday, 10:28 AM
This week's A&E highlights
Concerts, an painting exhibition and a flamenco performance are worth a look this week. Wednesday, 2:45 PM
Monsters, machines, music and more
As its name implies, The annual L.A.S.T. Festival brings together cutting-edge science, art and technology in an interactive way. Wednesday, 10:13 AM
A 'Skeleton' with heart
Despite the fact that it takes place nearly 2,500 miles away from the Bay Area, TheatreWorks Silicon Valley and Marin Theatre Company's joint production of "Skeleton Crew" hits close to home. Wednesday, 10:10 AM
Mountain View gets new South Indian restaurant
Two family friends have opened a South Indian restaurant together in Mountain View.
John Annachi and Suresh Seenichamy soft opened Annachikadai at 80 W. El Camino Real in late February. Wednesday, 10:07 AM
Managers reminisce on the end of The Oasis
When the clock struck midnight March 7, patrons at Menlo Park's Oasis burger and beer pub said their goodbyes and helped clean up the facility for what may have been the last night of the bar and restaurant considered by many to be a community institution. Monday, 10:33 AM
Review: Foothill Music Theatre does Dolly Parton's '9 to 5 The Musical'
"9 to 5" was turned into a Broadway musical a decade ago, and Foothill Music Theatre is currently presenting a revival, just in time to jump on the #MeToo bandwagon. Wednesday, 10:07 AM
Engineering a circus
"Machine de Cirque" creative director Vincent Dubé never thought that his hobby -- circus arts -- would actually become his career. Wednesday, 10:03 AM
The other KFC
The website for Korean fast-casual franchise Bonchon could be accused of engaging in some amusing hyperbole in the description of its fried chicken. The thing is, they're not exaggerating that much.
Monday, 12:41 PM
Calling all photographers!
Enter your best shots in the 2018 Peninsula Photo Contest. Open to anyone who lives, works or attends school within the 650 area code. There are both Adult and Youth divisions and six different categories to submit your digital images. Deadline for entries is Monday, April 2.