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$30-$40. Cobb’s Comedy Club, 915 Columbus
Ave., San Francisco. 415/928-4320.
Carlos Mencia. Feb. 28-March 3, times vary.
Carlos Mencia is one of today’s most versatile
entertainers and comics. Whether it is
man-on-the-street interviews, studio comedy,
commercial parodies, nationwide soldout
tours or films Mencia demonstrates an
extraordinary ability to connect with a wide
and diverse audience. Tickets $25-$50. San
Jose IMPROV, 62 S. Second St., San Jose.
Aziz Ansari. March 24, 7:30 p.m. Ansari’s
new tour, “Working Out New Material,”
marks his return to public life after the
#MeToo controversy that quieted his career in
early 2018. His new show decries the destructive
performativity of Internet activism and
the fickle, ever-changing standards of political
correctness. Tickets $39-$79. San Jose Center
for the Performing Arts, 255 Almaden Blvd.,
San Jose. 800/653-8000.
Dane Cook. March 23, 7 p.m. Cook has
brought rock-star like numbers to his career
since bursting on the comedy scene in the early
2000s and releasing his first album, “Harmful
if Swallowed,” in 2003. Since then, follow-up
albums, tours and acting gigs have put Cook
in the ranks of such top-selling humor-smiths
as Steve Martin and George Carlin. Tickets
$39.50-$59.50. The Masonic, 1111 California
St., San Francisco. 415/776-7457.
Alberto’s. Latin, salsa and swing dance club.
Open daily. Offerings include the Argentine
Tango, bachata and Spanish live rock music.
21 and over. Cover charge $5-$10. 736 W.
Dana St., Mountain View. 650/968-3007.
Azucar. Salsa lounge dishes up live Latin
music and dancing Friday-Saturday, 9 p.m.
to 1 a.m. Free salsa lessons on Mondays, 8:30
p.m. to midnight. Cover charge varies. 71 E.
San Fernando St., San Jose. 408/293-8482.
Douglas Beach House. Live jazz and classical
music with an ocean view on Sundays, 4:30 to
7 p.m. Ticket prices vary. 311 Miranda Road,
Half Moon Bay. 650/726-4143.
Fairmont Hotel. The hotel’s lobby lounge
offers music and dancing Tuesday-Saturday, 6
to 9 p.m. No cover charge. 170 S. Market St.,
San Jose. 408/998-1900.
Half Moon Bay Brewing Co. Live music
and dancing in the form of rock ’n’ roll, jazz,
reggae, Latin, acoustic or the blues. Call for
schedule and lineup. 390 Capistrano Road,
Half Moon Bay. 650/728-2739.
JJ’s Blues. Blues, funk, soul, R&B and blues
rock. Lifetime achievement award for best
blues club. Cover charge varies. 3439 Stevens
Creek Blvd., San Jose. 408/243-6441.
The Pioneer Saloon. Casual Old-West-style
saloon with live music Friday-Saturday, 9 p.m.
to midnight; Music Jam Sunday, 4 to 8 p.m.;
karaoke Tuesday, 8 to 11 p.m. Cover charge
varies. 2925 Woodside Road, Woodside.
The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay. The
Conservatory Lounge features live jazz, food
and drinks every Thursday night from 6:30
p.m. Tickets $19. 1 Miramontes Point Road,
Half Moon Bay. 650/712-7000.
Rosewood Sand Hill. A chic and lively
bar featuring an outdoor patio with stunning
mountain views. Open daily. Rosewood
Sand Hill, 2825 Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park.
Sofitel San Francisco Bay Bar. Contemporary
lounge featuring live jazz on Wednesdays,
6 to 10 p.m. 223 Twin Dolphin Drive, Redwood
Campbell. Sunday, year-round, 9 a.m. to 1
p.m. Central and Campbell avenues. 510/745-
Cupertino. Friday, year-round, 9 a.m. to 1
p.m. Cupertino Square, Interstate 280 and
Wolfe Road 800/949-3276.
Los Altos. De Martini Orchard. Retail farmers
market since 1932. Open year-round, daily
8 a.m. to 7 p.m. 66 N. San Antonio Road.
Los Gatos. Sunday, year-round, 8 a.m. to
noon. Main Street and Montebello Way (in
front of the post office). 408/353-4293.
Menlo Park. Sunday, year-round, 10 a.m. to 2
p.m. Chestnut and Crane streets between Santa
Cruz and Menlo avenues. 650/941-4808.
Mountain View. Sunday, year-round, 9 a.m.
to 1 p.m. Caltrain station parking lot, 600 W.
Evelyn Ave. 800/806-FARM.
Palo Alto California Avenue. Sunday, yearround,
9 a.m. to 1 p.m. California Avenue and
El Camino Real. 510/745-7100.
Portola Valley Farmers Market. Thursday,
year-round. 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Portola Valley
Town Center, 765 Portola Road, Portola
San Jose Blossom Hill. Sunday, year-round,
9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Ohlone/Chynoweth VTA
Station, Santa Teresa Blvd., Highway 85 and
87 Interchange. 800/806-FARM.
San Jose Japantown. Sunday, year-round,
8:30 a.m. to noon. Jackson Street between
Seventh and Eighth streets. 408/298-4303.
San Jose Le Marché on The Row. Wednesday,
year-round, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. 377 Santana
Santa Clara. Saturday, year-round, 9 a.m. to
1 p.m. Jackson Street at Homestead Road.
Saratoga. Saturday, year-round, 9 a.m. to 1
p.m. Fruitvale and Allendale avenues at West
Valley College. 800/806-FARM.
Sunnyvale. Saturday, year-round, 9 a.m. to
1 p.m. Caltrain parking lot, Evelyn Avenue.