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SENIOR FOCUS

Help a Veteran today, beyond just thanking them for their service

The Aid and Attendance benefit is a little-publicized Veterans Administration program. This program allows for a monetary benefit to assist eligible wartime Veterans,...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on Nov. 11, 2016
Last comment by Max Greenberg, 19 hours ago | 4 comments | 3046 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Fambrini's Cafe to reopen in Palo Alto

Palo Alto's Fambrini's Cafe, which left its longtime location in April...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 24, 2017
Last comment by Reader, 22 hours ago | 6 comments | 1376 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Two Palo Alto restaurants add meatless 'Impossible Burger'

Amongst the beef burgers with bacon and short ribs sliders on the menus of Gott's...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 25, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1427 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Palo Alto: Dumpling City replaces Valencia Asian Market

Valencia Asian Market, a casual Asian fusion eatery that opened on El Camino Real in Palo Alto in 2015, has shuttered and been replaced by a restaurant serving handmade...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 25, 2017
Last comment by Reader, on Jul 25, 2017 at 1:33 pm | 6 comments | 931 Views

SENIOR FOCUS

Beyond the Nightly Walk – Power Walking

pow•er walk•ing noun A form of cardiopulmonary exercise consisting of fast walking with exaggerated swinging of the arms. As someone with osteoarthritis...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on Jul. 25, 2017
There are no comments yet. 253 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 voyance telephone, on Jul 24, 2017 at 10:56 pm | 25 comments | 28303 Views

SENIOR FOCUS

Oh, My Aching Knees

About 2 years ago I started having knee pain in both knees. I have been a regular player at the Ross Rd YMCA pickup basketball games at lunchtime and Saturday mornings...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on Jul. 19, 2017
Last comment by JLN, on Jul 24, 2017 at 2:23 pm | 15 comments | 848 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Asian Box chef opens gluten-free bakery

Grace Nguyen, the executive chef of fast-casual eatery Asian Box, has opened a new concept in Palo Alto: a gluten-free bakery where, according to CEO Frank...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 26, 2017
Last comment by penny, on Jul 23, 2017 at 9:58 pm | 5 comments | 3239 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Umeboshi - The Macrobiotic Antibiotic

Continuing on with our tahini theme, today we combine this rich sesame paste with...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jul. 23, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1400 Views

OFF DEADLINE

A rare inside glimpse of a police investigation

Herewith is my personalized review of one of the oddest cases in the history of the Palo Alto Police Department. It is complex, as early police statements repeatedly...

Original post made by Jay Thorwaldson on Jun. 3, 2008
Last comment by HerbertCOt, on Jul 23, 2017 at 11:19 am | 24 comments | 12624 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Free Cooking Events at Burlingame Library

Burlingame Library is hosting a summer food series and yours truly is part of the mix. Join us this Saturday, or in August. If you stop by, please come...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jul. 12, 2017
Last comment by Ranjor Das, on Jul 22, 2017 at 11:24 pm | 4 comments | 1377 Views

SENIOR FOCUS

They Are the Lucky Ones

I’ve spent the past seven and a half years working in sales and marketing in senior retirement communities. And for seven and a quarter of them I’ve purposely...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on May. 28, 2017
Last comment by jo, on Jul 22, 2017 at 11:15 pm | 4 comments | 1618 Views

A PRAGMATIST'S TAKE

California Democrats seek to revive the Republican Party; Republicans expected to resist

Negative partisanship describes when your voting for a particular party arises from opposition to the other parties. That is, you don't positively support...

Original post made by Douglas Moran on Jul. 16, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Jul 21, 2017 at 11:17 am | 28 comments | 2896 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Nobu opens in Palo Alto

The first Northern California outpost of acclaimed Japanese restaurant group Nobu officially opens its doors in downtown Palo Alto on Friday, July 7. The restaurant...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 7, 2017
Last comment by R., on Jul 21, 2017 at 2:09 am | 28 comments | 7365 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Bonchon soft opens in Mountain View

Bonchon's popular double-fried chicken wings are now available in downtown Mountain View. A franchise of the Korean-born chain has soft opened at 260 Castro St.,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 14, 2017
Last comment by Palo Alto native, on Jul 20, 2017 at 7:01 pm | 11 comments | 3607 Views

SENIOR FOCUS

Long Term Care Insurance - Friend or Foe?

I'm 62, near the upper limit age-wise of when someone would/should/could be buying long term care insurance. I'm on the fence. I can't decide. Should I spend approximately...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on Mar. 15, 2016
Last comment by XRumerTest, on Jul 20, 2017 at 4:08 pm | 20 comments | 5287 Views

A PRAGMATIST'S TAKE

State Assembly Candidates: Links & Notes for the LWV Forum

A video of the Candidates Forum for State Assembly District 24 is online.(foot#1) The primary election is June 7. These notes are...

Original post made by Douglas Moran on May. 13, 2016
Last comment by caroline V., on Jul 20, 2017 at 4:00 pm | 7 comments | 4097 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Yum Cha Palace opens in Menlo Park

New life has finally been breathed into the long-vacant space at 1039 El Camino Real in Menlo Park, the former home of Su Hong's sit-down restaurant, with Yum Cha...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 29, 2017
Last comment by Clunge, on Jul 20, 2017 at 2:21 pm | 9 comments | 21086 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Love is a Verb

I had the pleasure of interviewing a young woman who’s a VC (part of my book research), and she said, “Love is a verb.” I told her I’m taking...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jul. 20, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1233 Views

THINKING ABOUT COLLEGE

Transitions

(Written by Lori McCormick) If you recently graduated from high school and are off to college in the fall, enjoy your final weeks of summer. You worked hard...

Original post made by John Raftrey and Lori McCormick on Jun. 30, 2017
Last comment by Sanyo, on Jul 20, 2017 at 8:05 am | 2 comments | 1625 Views
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Opening alert: Kyosho Sushi in Menlo Park
By Elena Kadvany | 0 comments | 2,043 views

Umeboshi - The Macrobiotic Antibiotic
By Laura Stec | 0 comments | 1,400 views

Love is a Verb
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,233 views

 

Save $5 when you register by Monday, July 24

Registration is now open for the 33rd annual Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight Run and Walk. This family-friendly event which benefits local nonprofits serving kids and families will take place on Friday, Oct. 6 at the Palo Alto Baylands.

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