The Holiday Caltrain rolled into Palo Alto’s California Avenue station, on the evening of Dec. 7.
Local residents gathered at Lytton Plaza in downtown Palo Alto Saturday night for the third-annual Holiday Tree Lighting.
Santa Clara flipped the switch on its Christmas tree at City Hall Friday. Police, firefighters, a jazz band and, of course, Santa were on hand for the night’s festivities. View photos.
Waldorf School of the Peninsula hosted it 27th annual Holiday Faire in Los Altos Saturday. View photos of the family fun.
The holiday season is in full swing in the South Bay after a weekend full of shopping and festive events. View photo galleries.
Since 2009, users of the social news-sharing site Reddit.com have exchanged anonymous gifts with people they don’t know. What began with 4,000 participants has ballooned to nearly 40,000.
Hundreds of people gathered outside the Santa Clara Civic Center on Friday night to sing “Happy Birthday” to the city’s 100-year-old mascot, which took its usual place atop the holiday tree.
Many locals don’t realize Santa Clara County is home to about two dozen Christmas tree farms. But with the growing popularity of artificial, pre-lit trees, tree farmers’ sales drastically decreased in last 20 years.
Karen Morss, a self-proclaimed “Orchardess,” pilots airplanes, pens children’s books and is inventing an iPad application. Yet few things match her devotion to the Meyer lemon.