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OFF DEADLINE

On Deadline blog: 'Cal Ave' cost overruns may echo past, present and future city projects

The news that the California Avenue beautification project is exploding in its costs should not be a surprise to anyone even a bit familiar with Palo Alto projects...

Original post made by Jay Thorwaldson on Jan. 31, 2013
Last comment by HaroBind, 1 minutes ago | 19 comments | 8909 Views

SENIOR FOCUS

Senior Scam Stopper Seminar at EPA Senior Center 9/25/17

Here’s a nifty little scam for you: Someone knocks on the door after turning your water main off. He says he was just checking your neighbor’s water pressure...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on Sep. 25, 2017
There are no comments yet. 84 Views

THINKING ABOUT COLLEGE

Quick Check List for UC Applications

(Written by John Raftrey) 1) Double check all your spelling. Do not misspell your parent's occupation as one of my students did. 2) Match your classes with...

Original post made by John Raftrey and Lori McCormick on Nov. 21, 2014
Last comment by Ronunlila, 1 hour ago | 2 comments | 9682 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

California Economy Update

A reader asked for an update on the California economy and budget. This post is about the economy and the next post is about the budget. The overall CA economy...

Original post made by Steve Levy on May. 19, 2012
Last comment by MiguNupboure, 2 hours ago | 21 comments | 11446 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

To Rome with Love

I returned to Rome to find out if there was something more to this relationship, or if it was all just a passing fancy. "What relationship?" friends...

Original post made by Laura Stec on May. 14, 2016
Last comment by HaroBind, 3 hours ago | 18 comments | 11533 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Truckee cafe to expand to Menlo Park

The owner of a string of cafes in the Tahoe area is expanding to the Midpeninsula with a new outpost in Menlo Park. Greg Buchheister, a native of Colorado, opened...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Sep. 20, 2017
Last comment by Colorado and Tahoe go home, 5 hours ago | 1 comment | 3785 Views

OFF DEADLINE

On Deadline: Palo Alto's 'UN store' struggling to survive in a new world

The diminutive United Nations Association store -- a landmark in downtown Palo Alto for more than a third of a century -- is struggling for survival against changes...

Original post made by Jay Thorwaldson on Apr. 19, 2011
Last comment by Ronunlila, 5 hours ago | 11 comments | 6462 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

The President's Proposals for Legal Immigration Reform are Bad Economic Policy

President Trump has proposed to reform the legal immigration system by: --restricting family based immigration --keeping the 140,000 labor market based admissions...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Aug. 2, 2017
Last comment by Jose Pen, 6 hours ago | 39 comments | 3466 Views

A PRAGMATIST'S TAKE

The Palo Alto Bicycle Lobby: Impeding more and safer bicycling?

I did a lot of around-town bicycling from the late 1980s through the early 2000s (foot#4) and became involved in the City's bike planning. I found myself often in...

Original post made by Douglas Moran on Mar. 16, 2014
Last comment by JohnVax, 12 hours ago | 53 comments | 40166 Views

THINKING ABOUT COLLEGE

When to start thinking about college when you aren?t thinking about college

(Written by Lori McCormick) In my two previous posts, I wrote about the importance of preparing for college when students are in their last two years...

Original post made by John Raftrey and Lori McCormick on Aug. 7, 2014
Last comment by LarSwache, 17 hours ago | 3 comments | 13229 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Cherries and Berries

It’s cherry season and wow - have you noticed it’s the cherriest? Seems like cherries are everywhere! I asked Deborah Olson why. She’s a 4th...

Original post made by Laura Stec on May. 24, 2017
Last comment by Jose Pen, 20 hours ago | 7 comments | 3762 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Off the Grid Menlo Park opening night lineup

Off the Grid is moving full steam ahead in Menlo Park, with a launch date set for Wednesday, Feb. 19. Despite vehement opposition from many local business owners,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Feb. 10, 2014
Last comment by Ronbutt, on Sep 24, 2017 at 3:25 pm | 8 comments | 29460 Views

SENIOR FOCUS

Exercise vs. Diet: Which is more important for weight loss and good health?

You can see it every day at the YMCA: folks earnestly "working out", sweating to the oldies, all suited up in tight, occasionally sexy workout attire. Working that...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on Nov. 19, 2013
Last comment by cheap violins, on Sep 23, 2017 at 7:50 am | 27 comments | 29056 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Su Hong Menlo Park changes hands after 38 years

Su Hong To Go in Menlo Park, the longtime takeout Chinese-food favorite of generations of customers, has been sold, owner Bee King confirmed Monday. King, who...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Sep. 28, 2015
Last comment by David King, on Sep 22, 2017 at 10:08 pm | 28 comments | 34571 Views

THINKING ABOUT COLLEGE

Ten Steps to Get Started with Financial Aid

(Written by John Raftrey) This blog inspired by a comment from a Palo Verde "Parent" posted last week! The blog post is to get you started. I recommend you also...

Original post made by John Raftrey and Lori McCormick on Sep. 14, 2014
Last comment by Brandon Sanchez, on Sep 22, 2017 at 4:20 am | 7 comments | 14349 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Become a Master Gardener - Deadline Sept 21

Become a UC Master Gardener - Application Deadline is September 21! The UCCE San Mateo and San Francisco Master Gardener Program is now...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Sep. 15, 2017
Last comment by Huh?, on Sep 21, 2017 at 11:34 pm | 17 comments | 1422 Views

TWO DECADES OF KIDS AND COUNTING

Home sweet home

Two weeks ago my 88-year-old mother collapsed unconscious on the floor of her apartment. Fortunately, her ever-vigilant caregivers caught her as she fell, so she...

Original post made by Sally Torbey on Feb. 7, 2017
Last comment by Rod, on Sep 21, 2017 at 10:25 pm | 5 comments | 1590 Views

OFF DEADLINE

Domestic Violence: Hidden tragedies afflict affluent communities as well, leaving lasting scars

A deeply qualified panel of speakers will explore the often hidden tragedies, and crimes, of domestic violence in affluent communities next week. The tragedies...

Original post made by paloaltoonline.com on Oct. 22, 2015
Last comment by Rod, on Sep 21, 2017 at 10:03 pm | 5 comments | 6650 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Time to Say Goodbye

You Dirty Little Thing. We’ve been together for so long. I remember when we first...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Sep. 7, 2017
Last comment by Juan, on Sep 21, 2017 at 7:19 pm | 20 comments | 2899 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

QBB opens in Mountain View

Ribs, brisket, pastrami and other barbecue fare is on the menu of

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Sep. 15, 2017
Last comment by Eater, on Sep 21, 2017 at 4:23 pm |
12 comments | 4593 Views
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Truckee cafe to expand to Menlo Park
By Elena Kadvany | 1 comment | 3,785 views

Attraction to a Person Outside Your Relationship
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,125 views

Senior Scam Stopper Seminar at EPA Senior Center 9/25/17
By Max Greenberg | 0 comments | 84 views

 

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