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STORIES OF HOPE

A Concrete Joy: The Life and Love of Charlie Foley-Hughes

==I This piece is the sixth in a multi-part series, telling stories about employees of Ada's Cafe -- a 501c3 nonprofit cafe in the Mitchell Park community center,...

Original post made by Aldis Petriceks on Aug. 13, 2018
There are no comments yet. 524 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Microbiotic Bowl - Research Participants Needed

Did you know your body is made up of 70-90% the genes of another species? Those genes are the bacteria/microbiome that live on and in us. We are more them than...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Aug. 7, 2018
Last comment by Survivialist, 21 hours ago | 35 comments | 2000 Views

AN ALTERNATIVE VIEW

Tell Me: Are Parents Today Overreacting to Child Safety Concerns?

I was touched by a column I recently read in The New York Times, “Motherhood in the Age of Fear,” by Kim Brooks, a mother who left her 4-year-old son...

Original post made by Diana Diamond on Aug. 9, 2018
Last comment by Novelera, 21 hours ago | 13 comments | 1932 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Mike's Cafe to reopen soon in Palo Alto

The owner of Midtown Palo Alto's longtime Mike's Cafe plans to reopen a new-and-improved version of his restaurant in the next two months. Mike Wallau temporarily...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 25, 2018
Last comment by midtowngrl, on Aug 12, 2018 at 5:10 pm | 9 comments | 3211 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Tacolicious expands chicken concept to Palo Alto

Last summer, Bay Area Mexican restaurant Tacolicious launched a delivery-only rotisserie chicken concept out of one of its San Francisco locations. Dubbed

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 6, 2018
Last comment by OMG, on Aug 10, 2018 at 4:38 pm |
12 comments | 5936 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Coffeebar to expand to Redwood City

Less than a year after opening in downtown Menlo Park, the popular Tahoe-born Coffeebar is planning another Peninsula location in Redwood City. Coffeebar owner...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 10, 2018
There are no comments yet. 1458 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

Would You Support a Housing Bond in Palo Alto

On Tuesday the residents of Emeryville passed a $50 million dollar housing bond meaning that more than 2/3 of voters supported the bond. The details I could find...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Jun. 8, 2018
Last comment by Divas India, on Aug 9, 2018 at 11:50 am | 54 comments | 3099 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Teaquation to close Redwood City location

The owner of Teaquation in will close her first tea cafe in Redwood City on Monday, Aug. 13, to focus...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 9, 2018
There are no comments yet. 1319 Views

AN ALTERNATIVE VIEW

Politicians Are Still Politicians: The Growth Debate Reversals

It was a most unusual Palo Alto City Council meeting Monday, July 30. It was politics at its worst – or for some of the council members, perhaps politics at...

Original post made by Diana Diamond on Jul. 31, 2018
Last comment by First Responders, on Aug 7, 2018 at 10:28 am | 11 comments | 742 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

After 22 years in Palo Alto, China Delight to close

A longtime local favorite, China Delight's last day of business at 461 Emerson St. in downtown Palo Alto will be Tuesday, July 31. Owner Jin Huang said Monday...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 30, 2018
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Aug 6, 2018 at 1:41 am | 9 comments | 4035 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

French bakery Maison Alyzee to open in Mountain View

Three French pastry chefs with illustrious resumes have left careers in Paris to make croissants, canelé and quiche in downtown Mountain View. They are...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 26, 2018
Last comment by Balas from Lyon!, on Aug 5, 2018 at 11:43 am | 6 comments | 6857 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: Tantric Sex and Menopause

Tantric Sex and Menopause: Practices for Spiritual and Sexual Renewal By Diana Richardson and Janet McGeever I recently read Tantric Sex and Menopause...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Aug. 3, 2018
Last comment by gualterio, on Aug 5, 2018 at 5:52 am | 1 comment | 2560 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Shop Like An Artist at the Farmers Market

We’ve been Food Partying! at farmers markets for a couple years now. Cooking at the Market is monthly in...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jul. 31, 2018
Last comment by Yeah Farmers!, on Aug 4, 2018 at 7:48 am | 5 comments | 1609 Views

AN ALTERNATIVE VIEW

Palo Alto's problems -- crows, rats and airplanes

Crows! Roof rats! Noisy airplanes! I’ve been asking Palo Alto residents what bothers them in their daily lives this summer and their responses were surprising...

Original post made by Diana Diamond on Jul. 17, 2018
Last comment by H, on Aug 4, 2018 at 3:15 am | 18 comments | 2046 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Menlo Park: Mami Cheli's to open Aug. 4

Mexican restaurant Mami Cheli's will officially open its doors in Menlo Park this Saturday, Aug. 4. The 989 El Camino Real restaurant will hold a soft opening...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 1, 2018
Last comment by Waiting for Pupusas, on Aug 3, 2018 at 2:36 am | 4 comments | 1875 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Downtown Redwood City gets new cafe

A recovering product manager has opened her first cafe in Redwood City: Revere Coffee and Tea at 2074 Broadway St. Lily Lai opened Revere in late June. The space...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 2, 2018
Last comment by Neighbor, on Aug 2, 2018 at 6:22 pm | 1 comment | 2752 Views

AN ALTERNATIVE VIEW

How Much More Growth Should Palo Alto Allow?

To grow more, or a lot more: That is the question that Palo Alto voters will face in November, when a ballot measure will ask us whether we should cap this city’s...

Original post made by Diana Diamond on Jul. 25, 2018
Last comment by @GM, on Aug 2, 2018 at 11:04 am | 54 comments | 3776 Views

AN ALTERNATIVE VIEW

Get Rid of Those Roundabouts!

Roundabouts are the new “in” thing for Palo Alto’s Transportation Department – and these drivable road circles are part of an $9.6 million...

Original post made by Diana Diamond on Jun. 14, 2018
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 30, 2018 at 10:04 pm | 37 comments | 2300 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Local Flavor - Food Events and Happenings

Here’s some fun food events happening around town. Eat More Vegetables Wednesday, July 25, 6:30PM - 7:30 PM FREE cook class! Shhhh….Vegetables...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jul. 23, 2018
Last comment by Warsaw Realtor, on Jul 30, 2018 at 6:56 am | 1 comment | 2226 Views

A PRAGMATIST'S TAKE

Use-Mention distinction fading; Idiocracy ascendant

Failures to make this distinction can have substantial real-world consequences, damaging reputations and lives. Yet in even the simplest cases of this aspect of...

Original post made by Douglas Moran on Jul. 21, 2018
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Jul 27, 2018 at 12:18 am | 20 comments | 1885 Views
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Couples: Drop Your Keyboard!
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 4,952 views

Tell Me: Are Parents Today Overreacting to Child Safety Concerns?
By Diana Diamond | 13 comments | 1,932 views

Coffeebar to expand to Redwood City
By Elena Kadvany | 0 comments | 1,458 views

A Concrete Joy: The Life and Love of Charlie Foley-Hughes
By Aldis Petriceks | 0 comments | 524 views