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A Tasty Trip at the Ritz-Carlton in Half Moon Bay
Anh-Minh Le | September 20, 2017


While its championship golf courses, rejuvenating spa and coastal perch are reason enough to book a stay at The Ritz-Carlton...

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In San Jose, Viva L’Italia
Carolyn Jung | September 19, 2017


The historic, barrel-tiled building on West St. John Street is a cornerstone of San Jose’s Little Italy. When built in 1925, though, the original Italian business there took pains to cloak its...

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Fall Fashion Watch: Standard-Issue Handbags Are a Thing of the Past
Modern Luxury | September 18, 2017


Fashion week’s takeaway trend? Standard-issue handbags are a thing of the past—whether arm-cradled, neck-strung or...

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Stretching Out
Anh-Minh Le | September 15, 2017


With its fourth studio slated to open in Palo Alto in September, Pilates V is bringing its popular practice to the Peninsula.

More than 50 group Pilates reformer classes will be...

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A Show of Style at Cañada College
Kate Evans | September 14, 2017


In the early ’90s, students at Cañada College held a small fashion show to spotlight the talent and designs of their friends and classmates. Decades later, what started with a...

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Timberland Steps Up in the South Bay
Anh-Minh Le | September 13, 2017


Timberland has come a long way since introducing its signature boots to construction workers in the 1970s.

Indeed, the company’s latest designs are...

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Woodsides' Village Bakery Is Elegantly Simple
Carolyn Jung | September 11, 2017


Its pastoral setting off a two-lane road coupled with its plain-Jane moniker belies the uptown European elegance—albeit a relaxed one—found inside...

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Home Sweet Homes: New Properties
The Editors | September 11, 2017


New & Noteworthy in Hillsborough
A modern home in a sought-after spot takes luxury to the next level. A just-completed Swatt | Miers-designed Hillsborough gem is hitting the...

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A Ranch Revival
Sophia Markoulakis | September 6, 2017

In a quiet Leave It to Beaver-esque Hillsborough street, following a two-year renovation, the virtues of a California ranch house were retained and amplified. With the help of interior architect and designer...

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Catalysts for Change
Anh-Minh Le | August 31, 2017

In the wake of the March 27, 2015, verdict, no one would have blamed Ellen Pao for retreating into the shadows or taking a very long vacation. Since the day three years earlier when she announced that she was...

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Anh-Minh Le | August 29, 2017


Luxe handbag brand SENREVE, started by a couple of Stanford Graduate School of Business alums, is introducing a smaller version of its popular Maestra—which co-founder Coral Chung calls the company’s...

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Raise a Stein
Anh-Minh Le | August 28, 2017


German cuisine is far more than beer and brats; though you can certainly find that on the menu at the sophomore effort by the folks behind Steins Beer Garden & Restaurant—owner Ted Kim and...

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