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Food and drink goings on

Children's Health Council's Oktoberfest The Children's Health Council is hosting a California twist on the traditional autumn beer festival featuring beers,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 7, 2013
There are no comments yet. 41810 Views


Downtown Los Altos is getting a massive food hall

San Francisco has the Ferry Building. San Jose, the San Pedro Square Market. Napa, the Oxbow Market. And soon, the Peninsula will have its own food hall. State...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Feb. 4, 2020
Last comment by Hahaha, on Feb 11, 2020 at 9:04 am | 30 comments | 41796 Views


Poki Bowl eyes Palo Alto location

Just as one fast-casual poké eatery opened in Palo Alto, another announced its...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 8, 2016
Last comment by umam, on Sep 23, 2016 at 7:37 pm | 6 comments | 41543 Views


Zareen's opens Friday in Palo Alto

Mountain View restaurant Zareen's will open location no. 2 this Friday, Oct. 7, in Palo Alto. Zareen's, which serves traditional as well as more fusion-style...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 5, 2016
Last comment by Jameson Zhang, on Dec 25, 2016 at 6:23 pm | 3 comments | 41276 Views


Overeat, Gorge, Feast, Attack, Pig Out, Fill Up, Binge

I've been having conversations on and off line about last week's blog, Eat Anything You Want Except For Two Days A Week,* and realize it can be approached in one...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jan. 14, 2014
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Jan 22, 2014 at 7:33 am | 8 comments | 41254 Views


“Housewife” a Journey of Transgender Marriage

Kristin Collier’s new book, Housewife: Home Remaking in a Transgender Marriage is a must read for any couple going through this transition. When...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jan. 13, 2017
Last comment by Dread Pirate Roberts, on Jan 19, 2017 at 10:26 am | 2 comments | 41244 Views


What's Your Attachment Style and Why Does it Matter to Your Relationship?

Let’s start with explaining attachment, which is developed in early childhood, with your primary caregiver. Depending on the type of care you received (consistent,...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jan. 27, 2017
There are no comments yet. 41211 Views


Spice Your Life!

Seems like I have a lot of crushes these days. There's smarty-pants, Professor Cutie Pie of course, and now there's this guy in the band. What to do when...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Nov. 12, 2013
There are no comments yet. 41182 Views


10 Tips For This Year?s Common App

(written by John Raftrey) Early decision and early action applications start becoming due at the end of the month. To make sure your Common App is in good shape,...

Original post made by John Raftrey and Lori McCormick on Oct. 7, 2014
Last comment by Jack Redford, on Dec 4, 2015 at 10:10 am | 1 comment | 41179 Views


A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, . . .

. . . always with the same person. - Mignon McLaughlin How often over the years have you fallen in love again with your partner? Things happen, and you notice...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jun. 2, 2017
Last comment by JMan, on Jun 3, 2017 at 11:35 pm | 1 comment | 41149 Views


Make the Magic

Last June I was the camp counselor for Camp Kesem, and wrote a column from there called Dear Mom. Camp...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Nov. 3, 2016
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Terún to open second Cal Ave restaurant

Franco Campilongo, owner of pizzeria Terún on California Avenue in Palo Alto, plans to open a new Italian restaurant and wine and beer bar just blocks away. ...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 24, 2016
Last comment by umam, on Sep 23, 2016 at 8:15 pm | 13 comments | 41047 Views


Isn't That Nice

I was at a concert recently, minding the box office, when a man rushed in saying he was bringing his wife her eyeglasses. I pointed him through the double doors....

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Dec. 17, 2013
There are no comments yet. 41033 Views


From uni to wagyu: Get restaurant-quality Japanese ingredients from this San Mateo wholesale company

Thanks to a pandemic pivot, you can now buy the same high-quality tuna, Hokkaido uni and wagyu beef served at some of the Bay Area's top sushi restaurants. Before...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 21, 2021
Last comment by Todrford, on Feb 1, 2021 at 6:34 am | 1 comment | 41009 Views


Harvard drops the requirement for SAT Subjects Tests. What you should do for Harvard and other schools, too.

Harvard made college news last month when they announced that SAT Subject Tests would no longer be required. If you are a low income or first...

Original post made by John Raftrey and Lori McCormick on Jun. 11, 2014
Last comment by pfed, on Jun 17, 2014 at 11:22 am | 7 comments | 41005 Views


“A perfect marriage is just two imperfect people who won't give up on each other.”

Thanks, Kate Stewart, for that quote. No one is perfect. Shooting for perfection takes too much time and energy away from your life. Do things very well; care...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Aug. 6, 2021
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Aug 13, 2021 at 10:59 am | 5 comments | 40994 Views


Why My Toddler Has the Bedtime of a Teenager

Not only is my son unusually unscheduled, but he also has an unusually late...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Oct. 21, 2013
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Sep 30, 2015 at 3:34 pm | 62 comments | 40938 Views


Our Cat Died

Our beloved cat, Little, died. He was 14. While I try to remember all the sweet and loving times with him purring in my lap - and I do part of the time - I remember...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Oct. 13, 2016
Last comment by milkweedlake, on Oct 23, 2016 at 2:04 pm | 7 comments | 40837 Views


Peninsula Beer Week

OK, so that's not what it's called. This year's SF Beer Week is about to descend on the Bay Area, with brew-related events all over...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Feb. 4, 2014
Last comment by Jen, on Feb 12, 2014 at 5:06 pm | 7 comments | 40833 Views


I Got Stood Up. RSV-Please!

Everyone should host a party once a year. It is your ticket into all the other parties. Don't want to host at your house? Host at a park, a local bar, or team...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Mar. 13, 2014
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Mar 20, 2014 at 1:58 am | 27 comments | 40803 Views
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