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NOSE UNDER THE COMMUNITY TENT

PAUSD Leadership Challenges

There are several school principals and senior district administrators, starting with Kevin Skelly, who are soon departing their positions. What is going on here? My...

Original post made by Paul Losch on Apr. 12, 2014
Last comment by Isn't it strange, 1 hour ago | 21 comments | 1611 Views

OFF HOURS

Is HBO's Silicon Valley Any Good?

HBO's new show Silicon Valley opens with has-been Kid Rock playing for a badly attended corporate gala where nobody is listening to him. He finally...

Original post made by Anita Felicelli on Apr. 13, 2014
Last comment by Anita Felicelli, 1 hour ago | 21 comments | 2083 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Veggie Grill coming soon to Mountain View's San Antonio Center

Mountain View's revamped Village at San Antonio Center will soon be a little more vegetarian friendly, with Southern California-based chain Veggie Grill slated to...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 14, 2014
Last comment by Max Hauser, 2 hours ago | 17 comments | 3191 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

The Dude Abides

This past weekend, my friends N and B hosted The Big Lebowski Party. Have you seen the movie? Jeff Bridges plays Jeff Lebowski, aka The Dude, an unemployed, Los...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Apr. 15, 2014
Last comment by Laura Stec, 7 hours ago | 4 comments | 1118 Views

TWO DECADES OF KIDS AND COUNTING

College applications: round three

Our family has survived our third child applying to college. He plans to study at a University of California campus in close proximity to a beach, and he is thrilled...

Original post made by Sally Torbey on Apr. 11, 2014
Last comment by Sally Torbey, 17 hours ago | 26 comments | 2090 Views

INVEST OR DIE

Allowing Unauthorized Immigrants to Learn and Earn Legally Will Help the Economy

There are approximately 2.5 million unauthorized immigrant residents in California of which approximately 1.5 million are working and another 300,000 or so are children. If...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Apr. 11, 2014
Last comment by Kevin, 20 hours ago | 38 comments | 2855 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Indian street food and ... bitcoins?

Palo Alto now has a grand total of two eateries where diners can pay with notorious e-currency bitcoins, with

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 17, 2014
Last comment by yesss, 22 hours ago |
1 comment | 910 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Gourmet hot dogs, sausage food truck coming to the Peninsula

Faced with a longer-than-expected timeline for opening a brick-and-mortar restaurant in Palo Alto, the owner of gourmet hot dog restaurant

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 10, 2014
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, on Apr 17, 2014 at 12:56 pm |
10 comments | 3227 Views

NOSE UNDER THE COMMUNITY TENT

Chinese Immersion

My blue eyed, blond haired, fair skinned daughter speaks fluent Mandarin. She was not part of the Mandarin Immersion project in PAUSD, which was put in place...

Original post made by Paul Losch on Apr. 12, 2014
Last comment by Paul Losch, on Apr 17, 2014 at 10:43 am | 7 comments | 407 Views

NOSE UNDER THE COMMUNITY TENT

Passover Joke

I am not Jewish, and Seder is a wonderful tradition for anyone who participates. I suspect many people have heard versions of this joke before, and it is worth...

Original post made by Paul Losch on Apr. 15, 2014
Last comment by False god, on Apr 16, 2014 at 6:57 pm | 4 comments | 348 Views

COUPLE'S NET

. . . Loved in Spite of Ourselves

"The greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved; loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves." Victor Hugo While we are biologically...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Apr. 16, 2014
There are no comments yet. 850 Views

TWO DECADES OF KIDS AND COUNTING

A memorable Paly prom

Congratulations and thank you to Paly Principal Kim Diorio, her administrative team, the chaperoning teachers, the Associated Student Body, and the 750 Paly students...

Original post made by Sally Torbey on Apr. 13, 2014
Last comment by LJ, on Apr 15, 2014 at 8:14 pm | 7 comments | 1059 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Learny Journey Three Times A Day

I've never been a Girl Scout, or even a Brownie, so I didn't know about the Scout "journey" until recently. I like the name journey over project. Projects are...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Apr. 8, 2014
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Apr 14, 2014 at 10:03 am | 12 comments | 4533 Views

10 TO TWINS

Finding mentors in would-be bosses

Mentorship is a hot topic in the business world, in part because experts can't seem to agree on the best way to create a mentor relationship. In Lean In, Sheryl...

Original post made by Jessica T on Apr. 13, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1790 Views

OBSERVATIONS ON EDUCATION

The Incredible Shrinking Bullying Policy

Palo Alto parents who review the district's long-awaited new bullying policy are in for quite a surprise. Rather than the clear, consistent framework for handling...

Original post made by Edmund Burke on Mar. 11, 2014
Last comment by village fool, on Apr 13, 2014 at 4:02 pm | 19 comments | 1524 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

How I Met Your Father

Ever since my son was a few days old, I've been telling him stories about our family...how I met his father, where he proposed, and who came to our wedding. Recently,...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Apr. 5, 2014
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Apr 12, 2014 at 5:41 pm | 6 comments | 1670 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Marathons

As I mentioned in last week's post, I've been telling my son stories about our family ever since...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Apr. 12, 2014
There are no comments yet. 983 Views

INVEST OR DIE

Improve Mobility to Address Inequality

Discussions about poverty and inequality are in the news these days. I have been asked about inequality especially in the Bay Area by several reporters recently....

Original post made by Steve Levy on Apr. 4, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Apr 11, 2014 at 1:46 pm | 36 comments | 5833 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Opening alert: Project Juice in downtown Palo Alto

Downtown Palo Alto's first solo juice shop opened its doors Friday, April 4, at 575 High St. Project Juice, a collaboration between a San Francisco couple and...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 4, 2014
Last comment by Jay Park, on Apr 11, 2014 at 11:55 am | 4 comments | 3529 Views

COUPLE'S NET

All This Arguing . . .

. . . fighting, disagreeing is actually a primal cry for connection. We are biologically wired to NEED a secure connection with another adult (defined as: be...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Apr. 11, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1480 Views
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Veggie Grill coming soon to Mountain View's San Antonio Center
By Elena Kadvany | 17 comments | 3,191 views

College applications: round three
By Sally Torbey | 26 comments | 2,090 views

Is HBO's Silicon Valley Any Good?
By Anita Felicelli | 21 comments | 2,083 views

Finding mentors in would-be bosses
By Jessica T | 0 comments | 1,790 views

PAUSD Leadership Challenges
By Paul Losch | 21 comments | 1,611 views