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A toy that tries to bridge the gap

My husband and I waited to find out whether my son was going to be a boy or a girl until the day he was born. This meant our nursery had lots of white, yellow and...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Nov. 7, 2013
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Nov 26, 2013 at 3:08 pm | 4 comments | 37281 Views


Trespass Picnic on Martins Beach

While Silicon Valley billionaire and co-founder of Sun Microsystems Vinod Khosla took the stand Monday in a lawsuit about barring public access to the iconic Martins...

Original post made by Laura Stec on May. 13, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jun 16, 2014 at 1:25 am | 39 comments | 37261 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 | 37230 Views


Teaspoon brings milk tea, shaved snow to Los Altos

A new milk-tea joint opened last month at the Los Altos Village Court shopping center on El Camino Real, serving up made-to-order Taiwanese bubble tea as well as...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 6, 2015
Last comment by SnoZen Shaved Snow, on Apr 7, 2015 at 5:39 pm | 1 comment | 37212 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. 37196 Views


Old Pro owner takes over University Cafe, plans revamp

Downtown Palo Alto's University Café will be closing this Sunday, Sept. 7, for brief renovations, the first step in a larger revamp planned by new ownership. Steve...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by Kathy, on Sep 22, 2014 at 1:04 pm | 12 comments | 37195 Views


Not Keeping Score

You may have seen the article in The Chronicle a few weeks ago about Sharon Meers and Joanna Strober's new book

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Nov. 14, 2013
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Nov 19, 2013 at 4:35 pm |
8 comments | 37146 Views


Sneak peek: Bradley's Fine Diner in Menlo Park

Renowned chef Bradley Ogden's much-anticipated Bradley's Fine Diner, or BFD, is officially opening in Menlo Park the first week of November. Ogden has transformed...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 21, 2014
Last comment by Local Patron, on Dec 12, 2014 at 9:01 pm | 9 comments | 37043 Views


A coronavirus revival: Mountain View's beloved Milk Pail returns as a drive-through market

Nearly a year after shutting down in Mountain View, the Milk Pail Market is back -- albeit in a vastly different form. The beloved market itself is not reopening;...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 20, 2020
Last comment by S Palo Alto Resident , on May 5, 2020 at 10:22 am | 18 comments | 37021 Views


Food & drink goings on

Food Truck Night at Willow's Market The Willow's Market in Menlo Park hosts a food truck night every Monday...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 21, 2013
There are no comments yet. 36864 Views


Guest Opinion: Innovation climate is leading Valley out of recession

Silicon Valley is leading an economic recovery that is slowly building strength in California and the nation. The region added 21,900 private sector jobs during...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Apr. 9, 2011
Last comment by Robert, on Apr 9, 2011 at 4:42 pm | 2 comments | 36825 Views


The Grass is Greener Where You Water It

I saw this quote at the Y, and thought it is so fitting for relationships. It is up to us to water the grass within our relationship. Here are several suggestions: - Giving...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on May. 10, 2015
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on May 19, 2015 at 10:57 am | 3 comments | 36786 Views


Alzheimer's Stole My Christmas Dinner - A New Years Toast

We didn't eat Christmas dinner with my father last week. Oh ? he's around at 89. Still "doing anyone I can and the easy ones twice," (famous Dad...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Dec. 31, 2013
Last comment by Buy Clenbuterol, on Nov 14, 2016 at 10:25 am | 10 comments | 36625 Views


Cafe Brioche owner to open Greek restaurant on Cal Ave

The owner of Palo Alto French restaurant Cafe Brioche is opening a Greek restaurant just two doors down...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 30, 2016
Last comment by Yiasoo, on Jul 5, 2016 at 5:40 pm | 11 comments | 36578 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 | 36516 Views


You're Not Doing it Right!

Dear Chandrama, My husband does things that drive me crazy, and I want him to stop! For example, he reloads the dishwasher, tells me where to turn when I'm driving,...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Dec. 20, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Dec 25, 2013 at 4:34 pm | 4 comments | 36488 Views


Lady M opens first Bay Area store in Los Altos, promptly sells out of famed crepe cakes

Every day since Lady M, the New York confections company known for its 20-layer crepe cakes, opened in Los Altos last weekend, the store has sold out by the early...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 21, 2019
Last comment by Palo Alto native, on Jan 1, 2020 at 6:59 am | 6 comments | 36350 Views


DoorDash robots to deliver food in Redwood City

If you're in Redwood City and you see a robot rolling down the street, don't panic. It's just delivering someone's burrito. Starting this Thursday, on-demand...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Mar. 21, 2017
Last comment by member, on Mar 24, 2017 at 5:14 pm | 3 comments | 36265 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 | 36220 Views


. . . Loved in Spite of Ourselves

"The greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved; loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves." Victor Hugo While...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Apr. 16, 2014
There are no comments yet. 36209 Views
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