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TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Enjoy every configuration of your family

Last week I read about

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Oct. 18, 2018
Last comment by Neglected kid, 34 minutes ago |
3 comments | 401 Views

AN ALTERNATIVE VIEW

Should we get rid of state propositions on the ballot?

It’s that time of year again -- our biennial political happening – voting! This year we have some 11 state propositions on our ballots (#9 of 12 was removed),...

Original post made by Diana Diamond on Oct. 17, 2018
Last comment by Support Schools - Voting NO on Measure Z, 43 minutes ago | 11 comments | 1341 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Food Party! SOS

Boo Food Partiers! I have to SOS on y’all. The Halloween menu includes Sliced Steak Sliders with Peppercorn Sauce. Flank steak? Hanger steak? What...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Oct. 19, 2018
Last comment by Where's the Beef, 18 hours ago | 1 comment | 541 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: A Relationship Test . . .

. . . try riding a tandem bicycle with your partner. My husband and I got a tandem over the weekend. We test drove it in a parking lot. Within 30 seconds it was...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Oct. 18, 2018
Last comment by avg customer support, on Oct 19, 2018 at 5:47 am | 1 comment | 712 Views

SENIOR FOCUS

A Living Tribute

My wife was reading me a very touching obit in our local paper the other day. The woman who passed away was not only very accomplished but sounded like a very kind,...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on Oct. 14, 2018
Last comment by C. Shaner, on Oct 18, 2018 at 9:47 pm | 3 comments | 517 Views

AN ALTERNATIVE VIEW

No on Palo Alto Measure F, and leave our clocks alone!

If you haven’t seen enough “No on F” signs in town, or read all the editorials against Measure F (e.g., The Palo Alto Weekly’s “No,...

Original post made by Diana Diamond on Oct. 11, 2018
Last comment by trees more trees, on Oct 18, 2018 at 3:21 pm | 22 comments | 2477 Views

A PRAGMATIST'S TAKE

Fight racism: Oppose districts for PAUSD

A threatened lawsuit is seeking to enshrine racist attitudes on our School Board elections, and potentially on the policies of the PAUSD. (==I "^

Original post made by Douglas Moran on Sep. 5, 2018
Last comment by Douglas Moran, on Oct 18, 2018 at 3:11 pm |
20 comments | 1226 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Redwood City gets new brewery

Two local beer lovers have opened Ghostwood Beer Co. at 965 Brewster Ave. in Redwood City, serving traditional American craft-style...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 15, 2018
Last comment by Enjoy it, on Oct 18, 2018 at 1:54 pm | 11 comments | 5104 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Calafia closes in Palo Alto: 'The costs were greater than the take'

Google's first-ever chef, Charlie Ayers, closed Calafia Cafe this week after nine years of serving farm-to-table California cuisine at Town & Country Village...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 26, 2018
Last comment by easong, on Oct 17, 2018 at 9:32 pm | 44 comments | 13989 Views

A PRAGMATIST'S TAKE

Non-Player Character: Can you be mistaken for an IRL-NPC?

An NPC is a character in a computer game whose actions are determined by an automated script or set of rules, as opposed to being a character controlled by a player....

Original post made by Douglas Moran on Oct. 15, 2018
Last comment by Tim Buck II, on Oct 17, 2018 at 6:33 pm | 6 comments | 2080 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Local Flavor – Lakes and Larders (part one)

Every so often I stumble upon a Bay Area hidden jewel; a place I’ve never been to where I find myself asking, “Why has no one ever said to go here?” ==B...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Oct. 8, 2018
Last comment by Lauralies, on Oct 15, 2018 at 8:33 pm | 10 comments | 1178 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

Palo Alto Measures E, F and Z

I will vote yes on Z the school bond proposal and yes (reluctantly) on E the hotel tax increase for infrastructure/ I will vote no on Measure F asking Palo Alto...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Oct. 12, 2018
Last comment by No on Z, on Oct 15, 2018 at 11:55 am | 5 comments | 2279 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Su Hong Palo Alto to close in 2019

Come next year, the local legacy of Chinese restaurant Su Hong will cease to exist. Owner David King plans to close his Palo Alto restaurant next year and retire...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 8, 2018
Last comment by bonny, on Oct 14, 2018 at 9:48 pm | 24 comments | 6709 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

It can’t be scheduled

This month our toddler was up at night teething. While soothing her one night I decided to watch the documentary Mr. Rogers and Me. One of my favorite quotes from...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Sep. 30, 2018
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Oct 14, 2018 at 3:34 pm | 2 comments | 669 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Messiness and parenting

With three young kids it’s easy to misplace items. I’ve given up on keeping track of everything. “Where is a specific Lego piece?,” No clue. “Where...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Oct. 11, 2018
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Oct 14, 2018 at 3:11 pm | 2 comments | 847 Views

THINKING ABOUT COLLEGE

Are you fit for Community College?

(Written by Lori McCormick) I have written about this topic before but feel it is worth repeating. I love community colleges! For the right student, starting...

Original post made by John Raftrey and Lori McCormick on Sep. 27, 2018
Last comment by Jack Swagger, on Oct 13, 2018 at 3:21 am | 16 comments | 1842 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Los Altos' Voyageur du Temps closes

Voyageur du Temps has closed after four-and-a-half years of serving French and Japanese pastries in Los Altos. The 288 1st St. bakery closed on Sept. 18, according...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 11, 2018
Last comment by Nutmac, on Oct 12, 2018 at 6:57 pm | 4 comments | 2349 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

I Will Vote No on Prop 10

Some residents locally and throughout the region have experienced very large rent increases in recent years. These increases often create emotional and financial...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Oct. 5, 2018
Last comment by Class Act, on Oct 12, 2018 at 8:51 am | 83 comments | 3274 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

How To: Chickens, Compost and Fall Gardening

Backyard Chicken Basics Date: September 15, 2018 Time: 10:00-12:00pm Location: Lyngso Garden Materials, Inc. , 345 Shoreway Road, San Carlos,...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Aug. 31, 2018
Last comment by Elle, on Oct 12, 2018 at 12:33 am | 2 comments | 2906 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Korean barbecue chain coming to Mountain View

Gen Korean BBQ House, where diners can grill their own all-you-can-eat meats, seafood and vegetables, is opening a new location in Mountain View. Gen Korean BBQ...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 4, 2018
Last comment by David, on Oct 11, 2018 at 9:22 pm | 4 comments | 3349 Views
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Redwood City gets new brewery
By Elena Kadvany | 11 comments | 5,104 views

Non-Player Character: Can you be mistaken for an IRL-NPC?
By Douglas Moran | 6 comments | 2,080 views

Should we get rid of state propositions on the ballot?
By Diana Diamond | 11 comments | 1,341 views

Learning Disabilities and the Struggle to Be Known
By Aldis Petriceks | 0 comments | 1,136 views

A Living Tribute
By Max Greenberg | 3 comments | 517 views