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What's Your Excuse?

By now, you may have heard about the Sacramento mom who posted a photo of her toned body with her three kids and the phrase

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Oct. 17, 2013
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Oct 21, 2013 at 4:21 pm |
28 comments | 25641 Views


Palo Alto Korean restaurant Maum snags first Michelin star

Maum, which brought modern, high-end Korean dining the Peninsula last summer, has won its first Michelin star, joining a small but growing group of South Bay restaurants...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 3, 2019
Last comment by Eater, on Jun 10, 2019 at 7:29 pm | 5 comments | 25574 Views


Now open: Sugarbaby Sweetshoppe in Los Altos

A third-generation Los Altos family has opened a candy shop to bring a "little slice of sweetness" to the city’s downtown, said owner Darren Howze. Howze,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Mar. 11, 2016
Last comment by Sweet Shoppe fan, on Mar 15, 2016 at 7:51 am | 4 comments | 25565 Views


Adults Only

As a new parent I try to stay extra-aware of places that are family- and kid-friendly.  Before having a kid, I thought that the distinction would be easy. Fancy...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Nov. 23, 2013
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Nov 26, 2013 at 2:59 pm | 10 comments | 25552 Views


Longtime Stanford eatery Thai Cafe shutters

Thai Cafe, a decades-long cult favorite eatery on the Stanford University campus, closed this week, Stanford News reported Wednesday. Owner Mykhanh Bahlman has...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 14, 2017
Last comment by Paul, on Jul 13, 2017 at 2:46 pm | 7 comments | 25552 Views


Stimulus 101--A Bridge Over Troubled Waters

This is the first of a series of blogs about the economy, stimulus efforts and the role and challenges of government anti-recession efforts. Sometimes our economy...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Jan. 31, 2010
Last comment by History, on Jul 20, 2010 at 12:21 pm | 23 comments | 25547 Views


Migraine World Summit: FREE & ONLINE APRIL 18–26, 2018

Migraine is an under-diagnosed, under-treated and underfunded neurological disease experienced by one billion worldwide. The Migraine World Summit is the world’s...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Apr. 13, 2018
There are no comments yet. 25545 Views


Opus One

It’s cold around here. While our friends and family back east suffer record heat and drought, I turned on the heat tonight. I get all unseasonally-snuggly...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Aug. 29, 2016
Last comment by Lauralies, on Mar 17, 2017 at 8:23 am | 17 comments | 25542 Views


Chip Chip Cheerio - Back in Palo Alto Schools

We're back in the classroom this week and next with Snack Attack! #3. Four hundred Palo Alto, Barron Park Elementary and Middle School students are going hands-on...

Original post made by Laura Stec on May. 14, 2015
Last comment by Laura Stec, on May 21, 2015 at 6:38 am | 5 comments | 25529 Views


Fast-casual chicken eatery to open in South Palo Alto

The Chickery is no longer opening at 3850 El Camino Real in Palo Alto, but an...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 28, 2018
Last comment by RespondingtoAnne, on Jul 24, 2018 at 11:22 am | 15 comments | 25528 Views


Opening alert: Poki Bowl in Palo Alto

Palo Alto's California Avenue area is getting its own poké eatery with the opening of Poki Bowl this Saturday, Aug. 27. Poki Bowl will be holding a grand...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 26, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Aug 27, 2016 at 12:09 pm | 1 comment | 25483 Views


Weekly Candlelight Reconnection Ritual

I know many of you have extremely busy lives and the week gets away from you. Many couples end up exhausted and feeling disconnected by Friday. Here’s a simple...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Aug. 18, 2016
Last comment by elizabethgillespe, on Aug 26, 2016 at 2:37 am | 3 comments | 25461 Views


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. 25431 Views


Build your own bibimbap in Redwood City

Almost every cuisine has been adapted to Chipotle's fast-casual, build-your-own model. In Redwood City, customers can now create their own Korean bibimbap bowls...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 23, 2018
There are no comments yet. 25419 Views


"It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship . . .

. . . that makes unhappy marriages." -Friedrich Nietzsche You love your partner, right? Is your partner also currently your friend—your best...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jun. 8, 2017
There are no comments yet. 25413 Views


Restaurant brings high-end, private dining to Palo Alto

Maum, a Korean restaurant that was supposed to open for years in the former Apple Store on University Avenue in Palo Alto, has quietly opened just blocks away at...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 29, 2017
Last comment by Rag, on Jul 7, 2017 at 9:43 am | 16 comments | 25391 Views


New Japanese restaurant to replace Akasaka in Menlo Park

Longtime Menlo Park sushi restaurant Akasaka has been sold to new owners, who plan to open another traditional Japanese restaurant in its place next week. Jeffrey...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 21, 2017
Last comment by Carol, on Jun 21, 2017 at 10:53 am | 1 comment | 25375 Views


Couples: "A successful marriage is an edifice that must be rebuilt every day."

- Andre Maurois I’m not sure that a marriage needs to be rebuilt every day, but it does need to be built every day. Are you thinking, “I don’t...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jun. 8, 2018
Last comment by MaceyConrad, on Jun 28, 2018 at 4:19 pm | 8 comments | 25360 Views


Help! I'm Covered in Bugs

You've probably heard by now that you and I are covered inside and outside with bugs. Our...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jun. 25, 2015
Last comment by chester, on Jul 2, 2015 at 2:03 pm | 5 comments | 25349 Views


Couples: “True love is a decision between the head and the heart . . .

. . . Not just one or the other.” - Ines Johns I saw this in a novel I’m reading. I like it because we don’t live in the world completely...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jun. 13, 2018
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Jun 18, 2018 at 6:55 pm | 1 comment | 25347 Views
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