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INVEST & INNOVATE

Is the Office Cap a "Blunt Instrument"

Last night the city council took another step toward designing an interim office space metering plan. There was a spirited discussion in the public comments and...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Jun. 16, 2015
Last comment by Michael, on Jun 22, 2015 at 9:41 pm | 22 comments | 16417 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Santa Says . . . Only Two in Marriage

I met Santa today (or at least he looks like Santa), and I asked him what make a marriage last. There were two things Santa told me that he believes are the key...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Sep. 15, 2016
Last comment by Sarah Sullivan, on Oct 14, 2016 at 9:37 pm | 22 comments | 30783 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

More poké coming to Mountain View

More poké, more problems. Downtown Mountain View is getting another build-your-own poké joint with the opening of Poke Bar inside Ava’s Market...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 27, 2015
Last comment by BrianDiema, on Sep 7, 2017 at 6:18 pm | 22 comments | 27882 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

San Francisco chef to open Menlo Park restaurant

Greg Kuzia-Carmel, who has cooked in the kitchens of notable restaurants from Per Se in New York to Cotogna, Quince and Outerlands in San Francisco, is opening a...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 9, 2017
Last comment by Sunny, on Aug 17, 2017 at 11:06 am | 22 comments | 25498 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

The wait is over: Ike's Place opens in Palo Alto

==I UPDATE: As of Jan. 2, 2019, Ike's Palo Alto is open from 10:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily. The sandwich shop will test these hours through February and then either...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 27, 2018
Last comment by LaNell, on Nov 30, 2018 at 6:43 pm | 22 comments | 24952 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Longtime Indian restaurant Janta to close in Palo Alto

Editor's note: This story has been updated to correct conflicting information about what prompted Janta's closure. Longtime family-run Indian restaurant...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 21, 2018
Last comment by Cat C, on Feb 3, 2019 at 9:50 pm | 22 comments | 19229 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Su Hong Palo Alto's last day of business will be Sept. 29

The owner of Su Hong Palo Alto gave its generations of diners plenty of notice about his plans to close the restaurant,

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Sep. 12, 2019
Last comment by Larry, on Dec 4, 2019 at 10:39 pm |
22 comments | 20020 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

The Cocktail Party

Yeh, I watched the conventions. You? What up with Paul Simon? And how about those acceptance speeches? My roots are fiscally-based Republican, with a rousing...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jul. 31, 2016
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Aug 7, 2016 at 1:44 pm | 22 comments | 23952 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Big Island Food Party!

Just got back from sweet aloha on the Big Island. Visited mi amigo Jungle John - farmer of lemons, oranges, lychee, and soon, Kona coffee, which I must report...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Mar. 22, 2019
Last comment by Tiny Bubbles, on Mar 28, 2019 at 6:18 pm | 22 comments | 11254 Views

THINKING ABOUT COLLEGE

What Freshmen Should be Thinking About College

(Written by John Raftrey) Now that high school freshmen have a semester under their belt, it is a good time to get them thinking a little bit about college. ...

Original post made by John Raftrey and Lori McCormick on Jan. 28, 2015
Last comment by rakaboard, on Mar 28, 2016 at 2:23 pm | 22 comments | 25414 Views

AN ALTERNATIVE VIEW

We have no privacy left

I realized a couple of years ago that I am being “watched.” I didn’t think much of it at the time, because I saw those cameras in CVS and Safeway and at traffic...

Original post made by Diana Diamond on May. 5, 2019
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on May 11, 2019 at 12:52 pm | 22 comments | 8902 Views

AN ALTERNATIVE VIEW

Police misconduct? My 10 questions for the PA police to answer

The video of the Palo Alto police officer slamming the head of a resident of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park into a car’s windshield and then arresting him is very...

Original post made by Diana Diamond on Jul. 28, 2019
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 3, 2019 at 4:49 pm | 22 comments | 11558 Views

AN ALTERNATIVE VIEW

TO: Palo Alto officials: SUBJECT: Hurry up and get things done!

A friend of mine once explained to me how this city’s famous (and now infamous) “Palo Alto Process” came about. “We have a lot of bright people living in...

Original post made by Diana Diamond on Dec. 30, 2019
Last comment by Anneke, on Jan 5, 2020 at 5:54 am | 22 comments | 9037 Views

AN ALTERNATIVE VIEW

Question today: What will be our new normal?

Normal is gone. Our yesterdays will not be our tomorrows. Our current life styles are dramatically changing, and may never return. Thank you COVID-19. But...

Original post made by Diana Diamond on Jul. 14, 2020
Last comment by The Oblivion Express, on Jul 20, 2020 at 12:17 pm | 22 comments | 22747 Views

AN ALTERNATIVE VIEW

Terribly mixed messages about COVID-19 -- who to believe and how careful should we be?

I am very confused because of the mixed messages I've been getting about the coronavirus. On Tuesday, the NYT reported that studies show that we all should continue...

Original post made by Diana Diamond on Sep. 10, 2020
Last comment by Sherry Listgarten, on Sep 17, 2020 at 8:58 pm | 22 comments | 14786 Views

AN ALTERNATIVE VIEW

Climate change: A critical challenge for Palo Alto? Or, an impossible goal?

The Palo Alto City Council has taken on what environmentalists see as an important big step in trying to cut this city’s carbon dioxide emissions 80 percent...

Original post made by Diana Diamond on Apr. 28, 2021
Last comment by Me 2, on May 3, 2021 at 11:28 pm | 22 comments | 6104 Views

AN ALTERNATIVE VIEW

Jumping on a bandwagon that ends up breaking down

This is the environmental way to go. This is the solution to managing our traffic problems. This is the appropriate way to use -- and save -- energy in our community....

Original post made by Diana Diamond on Oct. 21, 2021
Last comment by Amyra Patel, on Oct 27, 2021 at 12:35 pm | 22 comments | 10310 Views

A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

Drivers Ed 101: Look Where You’re Going

Sometimes I give money to animal rights organizations. I like animals, and I believe they should be treated with decency. Fine. The problem is, the organizations...

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Jan. 30, 2019
Last comment by Sherry Listgarten, on Apr 30, 2019 at 5:35 pm | 22 comments | 16602 Views

A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

Average Palo Alto

One of the things I find very encouraging about climate is that there is a small set of things that we can all do to have a big positive impact on climate change....

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Feb. 4, 2019
Last comment by Sherry Listgarten, on Feb 12, 2019 at 10:45 am | 22 comments | 16308 Views

A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

Are American and masculine identity compatible with eco-friendly living?

Oh boy. After a week of heat, smoke, COVID news, and a frustrated housebound teenager, not necessarily in that order, I haven’t been entirely excited to do...

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Oct. 4, 2020
Last comment by Lee Forrest, on Oct 8, 2020 at 6:49 pm | 22 comments | 12051 Views
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