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INVEST & INNOVATE

The Palo Alto I Live In

I came here in 1963 as a grad student at Stanford. We raised our children in Palo Alto. I have worked downtown since 1969 and we have lived downtown since 2006. This...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Jul. 22, 2012
Last comment by stephen levy, on Sep 28, 2012 at 9:04 pm | 28 comments | 20298 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

The Palo Alto I Live In

I came here in 1963 as a grad student at Stanford. We raised our children in Palo Alto. I have worked downtown since 1969 and we have lived downtown since 2006. This...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Jul. 22, 2012
Last comment by stephen levy, on Sep 28, 2012 at 9:04 pm | 28 comments | 3594 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

The Role of Uber, Google buses and the like

In response to my last blog on two thoughts about HSR many friends wrote wanting to talk about Uber and related new transportation options with regard to Bay Ares...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Dec. 6, 2014
Last comment by Ellen Uhrbrock, on Dec 13, 2014 at 10:58 am | 28 comments | 19182 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

Do you support more housing choices for older residents

Thank you all for participating in the last blog. At this point we have 133 comments and over 5,000 views. My next question is "Do you want to provide more choices...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Oct. 17, 2015
Last comment by stephen levy, on Oct 30, 2015 at 12:32 pm | 28 comments | 15318 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

Property Owners and Developers--What's with all the Demonizing

Shortly before my 75th birthday I became a commercial property owner for the first time. When my mom died I inherited 1/8 of a commercial property in Los Angeles...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Mar. 30, 2017
Last comment by Mr. Peabody, on Apr 7, 2017 at 2:57 pm | 28 comments | 20408 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Scott's Seafood Palo Alto to close in March

After more than a decade of serving seafood at Town & Country Village in Palo Alto, Scott's Seafood will close its doors for good on March 8. Owner Steve Mayer...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Feb. 3, 2015
Last comment by vincdejuanhk, on May 4, 2015 at 11:39 pm | 28 comments | 43655 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 | 60001 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 | 29687 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

After experiencing harassment, owner of Zareen's restaurants speaks out about Islamophobia, racism

Zareen Khan, owner of the popular Palo Alto and Mountain View Pakistani-Indian restaurants Zareen's, will be donating a portion of her business’ proceeds to...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 15, 2019
Last comment by quotes, on Jul 18, 2019 at 4:57 pm | 28 comments | 34082 Views

AN ALTERNATIVE VIEW

Are parents coddling their kids too much?

Consider the following: Teens, the past couple of years, are complaining more and more that they are stressed out, overworked, and feel bad whenever they are criticized...

Original post made by Diana Diamond on Jan. 1, 2019
Last comment by Ladies, Is Your Ex ALWAYS On Your Mind?, on Mar 7, 2019 at 6:35 am | 28 comments | 18054 Views

AN ALTERNATIVE VIEW

Why I wasn’t walking in the Women’s Marches

I have been a feminist for years – not the bra-burning type – but a strong advocate for women’s rights, equality in the workplace and in our country, and have...

Original post made by Diana Diamond on Jan. 24, 2019
Last comment by Pietro sc, on Feb 7, 2019 at 5:31 pm | 28 comments | 10322 Views

AN ALTERNATIVE VIEW

Memo to PA Police Chief Jonsen: What are you hiding from us? And why?

TO: Robert Jonsen, Chief of Police, Palo Alto FROM: Diana Diamond, Palo Alto resident TOPIC: Keeping residents in the dark about police activities Chief,...

Original post made by Diana Diamond on May. 4, 2021
Last comment by Staying Young Through Kids, on May 10, 2021 at 1:13 pm | 28 comments | 6892 Views

AN ALTERNATIVE VIEW

Man-up about stressing-out

Thanksgiving week was so stressful, wasn't it?" my white-haired elderly neighbor said as she waked by my driveway. "I just came back from Safeway and I could feel...

Original post made by Diana Diamond on Dec. 8, 2021
Last comment by Judy Lange, on Dec 15, 2021 at 12:39 pm | 28 comments | 5798 Views

A PRAGMATIST'S TAKE

Stupid Growth: So-called "Smart Growth" is a cancer on the community

Rule of thumb: Anything that needs to be labeled "smart" isn't. Classic Brainteaser: "Why aren't there ants that are the size of elephants?" The...

Original post made by Douglas Moran on Jun. 7, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jun 14, 2014 at 11:07 am | 27 comments | 19385 Views

OFF DEADLINE

On Deadline: Recognizing heroes in a world of stark contrasts

Palo Alto's community-based "Project Safety Net" effort to create a safer environment for young persons received a significant commendation last week (May 10). The...

Original post made by Jay Thorwaldson on May. 16, 2011
Last comment by Jay Thorwaldson, on May 25, 2011 at 2:41 pm | 27 comments | 8538 Views

OFF DEADLINE

On Deadline: Recognizing heroes in a world of stark contrasts

Palo Alto's community-based "Project Safety Net" effort to create a safer environment for young persons received a significant commendation last week (May 10). The...

Original post made by Jay Thorwaldson on May. 16, 2011
Last comment by Jay Thorwaldson, on May 25, 2011 at 2:41 pm | 27 comments | 2967 Views

OFF DEADLINE

On Deadline: Will huge new bicycle plan generate enthusiasm or a revolution?

The single biggest "citizen revolt" in Palo Alto's history wasn't over growth rates, the baylands, crime, even traffic. It was over bicycles. Specifically, the...

Original post made by Jay Thorwaldson on Aug. 5, 2011
Last comment by Gunn Class of '67, on Aug 17, 2012 at 10:35 pm | 27 comments | 8969 Views

OFF DEADLINE

On Deadline: Will huge new bicycle plan generate enthusiasm or a revolution?

The single biggest "citizen revolt" in Palo Alto's history wasn't over growth rates, the baylands, crime, even traffic. It was over bicycles. Specifically, the...

Original post made by Jay Thorwaldson on Aug. 5, 2011
Last comment by Gunn Class of '67, on Aug 17, 2012 at 10:35 pm | 27 comments | 3538 Views

OFF DEADLINE

On Deadline blog: After secrecy of PRISM, why bother with 'privacy policy' notices?

The other day I received a large pull-open mailer from my cell-phone provider, Verizon Wireless, labeled "Important Privacy Information." It was about "How Verizon...

Original post made by Jay Thorwaldson on Jun. 30, 2013
Last comment by Benjamins, on Jul 8, 2013 at 3:18 pm | 27 comments | 8673 Views

OFF DEADLINE

On Deadline blog: After secrecy of PRISM, why bother with 'privacy policy' notices?

The other day I received a large pull-open mailer from my cell-phone provider, Verizon Wireless, labeled "Important Privacy Information." It was about "How Verizon...

Original post made by Jay Thorwaldson on Jun. 30, 2013
Last comment by Benjamins, on Jul 8, 2013 at 3:18 pm | 27 comments | 3023 Views
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