The Women’s Gathering Place not only protects homeless women from rape and other violence but also offers meals, showers and clothing. The space feels like a cozy home, with a dining room, living room, patio, and even a boutique filled with women supporting each other. Mosaic interviewed several of them recently about their life experiences. Nowadays the 61-year-old spends much of her time with friends at the Women’s Gathering Place. “We are trying to dress clean and be clean and have a normal life,” she said. After 45 years of being homeless on and off, she is housed in Sunnyvale.
In the 1970s, Eddie Blake, who owned several car washes, bought the oversized wienie best known for its Baseball, an all-beef ballet flats extra wide dog lined with mustard, relish and onion, The stand with the red-and-white, fold-out window awning then fell to his son Dennis, who continued to court such fans as actor Ryan O’Neal and singer Barbra Streisand, The Pup was closed in 1985 to make way for a luxury hotel, but soon reopened after public howls at a new location on San Vicente Boulevard, In 2005, a development company announced plans to build condominiums there, And the Tail o’ the Pup, beloved by Angelenos for nearly sixty years, was closed for good..
But a supportive attitude doesn’t easily add up to financial support and Baas said BAM/PFA’s largest obstacle has always been undercapitalization. Finding the silver lining in the struggle, she said private support (instead of state or federal) has meant the museum could be relevant, experimental and creative. Moving to a location closer to complementary culture such as restaurants and theaters, she said, “is simply fabulous.”. Rinder said that during the interim year, public exhibits will go mostly mobile.
Also on Thanksgiving Day, Cunha Intermediate School, in partnership with the Boys and Girls Club of the Coastside, will hold a flag football game from 10 a.m, to 2 p.m, at the Cunha Intermediate School, 600 Church St., in Half Moon Bay, In addition, there will be food, music, and a lot of fun, Day-to-day drop off locations are, * Main Barber, 765 Main St., Half Moon Bay, * Ketch Joanne’s, 17 Johnson Pier, El ballet flats extra wide Granada, * Boys and Girls Club of the Coastside, 600 Church St., Half Moon Bay, For more information, call Augustin Arroyo at 650-863-5686..
Holidays on a High Note benefit, “Over the Top.” 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Oct. 21. Peninsula Family Service’s Foothill Auxiliary. Holiday boutique, demonstration, luncheon. Menlo Circus Club, 190 Park Lane, Atherton. $115. firstname.lastname@example.org. Theatreworks 11th annual “Anything Goes” costume gala. Nov. 2. Guests are invited to visit TheatreWorks’ massive Redwood City costume shop in the weeks prior to the event, where they are able to choose their party attire from the hundreds of costumes used in TheatreWorks’ past productions. Palo Alto Hills Golf and Country Club, 3000 Alexis Drive, Palo Alto. $300-$500 for individuals; $3,000-$10,000 per table. Call the TheatreWorks Special Events Department at 650-463-7159 or email email@example.com. Information at www.theatreworks.org.
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