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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 JM, 3 hours ago | 27 comments | 2912 Views

INVEST OR DIE

Most Seniors do not Need Senior Housing But Could Benefit from other Choice to Remain in Palo Alto

Palo Alto has a large number of residents aged 65 and above—17% of the city's population compared to 11% for the state and region. In addition most of the baby boom...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Apr. 22, 2014
Last comment by Bob, 8 hours ago | 31 comments | 1535 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

JCC Palo Alto hosting Jewish food festival this weekend

The Oshman Family JCC in Palo Alto is hosting a massive Jewish food festival this Sunday, April 27, with hands-on workshops, lectures by Bay Area chefs and food...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 23, 2014
Last comment by Jay Park, 8 hours ago | 1 comment | 661 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Custom pizza joint on its way to Mountain View

Mountain View's San Antonio Center has become a hotbed for...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 22, 2014
Last comment by JD, 14 hours ago | 3 comments | 1530 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 foodie, on Apr 22, 2014 at 10:32 pm | 31 comments | 4400 Views

10 TO TWINS

The reading holiday

Now that I'm back at work, what I miss most about being on maternity leave is not my children. It's having the time to read. My leisure time is limited to a few...

Original post made by Jessica T on Apr. 22, 2014
There are no comments yet. 615 Views

TWO DECADES OF KIDS AND COUNTING

The Cinderella ride

Despite all the compelling reasons local marathon runners share in a recent

Original post made by Sally Torbey on Apr. 20, 2014
Last comment by Sally Torbey, on Apr 22, 2014 at 1:59 pm |
10 comments | 802 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, on Apr 22, 2014 at 1:49 pm | 8 comments | 2146 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

The Global Warming Diet

The most important thing I learned in culinary school had to do with energy. How to cut an onion, how to keep my knife sharp, and why water should be kept as far...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Apr. 22, 2014
Last comment by Lactose Intolerant, on Apr 22, 2014 at 1:37 pm | 2 comments | 794 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 patronizing, on Apr 22, 2014 at 12:38 pm | 9 comments | 749 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Dear Chandrama, Everywhere I turn . . .

. . . these days there is talk of meditation. My partner is pushing me to take a class. What's the deal? Stressed Dear Stressed, While people have been meditating...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Apr. 21, 2014
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Apr 22, 2014 at 8:18 am | 2 comments | 860 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 Delilah, on Apr 21, 2014 at 11:15 pm |
4 comments | 3191 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Should bartenders wear gloves?

An amendment to a California retail food safety law introduced at the beginning...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 27, 2014
Last comment by Shaun Naborn, on Apr 21, 2014 at 6:29 pm | 4 comments | 2044 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 Jeff Muscatine, on Apr 21, 2014 at 1:37 pm | 24 comments | 2874 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 Steve, on Apr 21, 2014 at 11:05 am | 44 comments | 4292 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

I Spy

My son loves looking at "I Spy" books. Whenever we walk into the children's section of his favorite bookstore, it's not long before he starts repeating "I spy....

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Apr. 19, 2014
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Apr 20, 2014 at 1:39 pm | 4 comments | 1005 Views

OFF HOURS

"The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden"

Who has never dreamed of absolute freedom? For some of us, that dream involves an island and a reclusive existence. Talented local filmmakers Dayna Goldfine and...

Original post made by Anita Felicelli on Apr. 19, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1159 Views

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 village fool, on Apr 19, 2014 at 11:47 am | 24 comments | 2377 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

June 30 could be sandwich shop Ike's Place's last day at Stanford

Ike's Place – a popular Bay Area sandwich chain known for its massive menu, "dirty sauce" and sandwiches named after local celebrities – could be vacating...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 6, 2014
Last comment by Nyemi Yu, on Apr 18, 2014 at 7:56 pm | 15 comments | 10902 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 | 4157 Views
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Indian street food and ... bitcoins?
By Elena Kadvany | 4 comments | 3,191 views

Most Seniors do not Need Senior Housing But Could Benefit from other Choice to Remain in Palo Alto
By Steve Levy | 31 comments | 1,535 views

"The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden"
By Anita Felicelli | 0 comments | 1,159 views

I Spy
By Cheryl Bac | 4 comments | 1,005 views

The Cinderella ride
By Sally Torbey | 10 comments | 802 views