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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 | 39247 Views


'Happy Days' are here again

A Beckett play about a woman buried up to her waist in a mound of earth may not be your cup of Orangina. But the

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Nov. 13, 2013
Last comment by Rebecca Wallace, on Nov 15, 2013 at 9:49 am |
2 comments | 39120 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
There are no comments yet. 39059 Views


Vitality Bowls opens in Palo Alto

In a sign of the times, what was once the hole-in-the-wall home of Cho's Mandarin Dim Sum on California...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 15, 2015
Last comment by really?, on Jul 21, 2015 at 10:29 pm | 17 comments | 39054 Views


Twas the Blog before Christmas

Twas the blog before Christmas When all thro’ the books Not a spoon was stirring There was nothing to cooks The dinner was hung up cuz’ I didn’t...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Dec. 20, 2016
Last comment by joe, on Dec 27, 2016 at 1:48 am | 3 comments | 38794 Views


Listen for Yourself: An index into "A Conversation on the Future of the City"

At the December 2nd City Council meeting, there was over 3.5 hours on zoning, planning, traffic, parking,... (f1) The general themes and specific items have presented...

Original post made by Douglas Moran on Dec. 13, 2013
Last comment by Douglas Moran, on Dec 17, 2013 at 1:04 pm | 5 comments | 38791 Views


David's Tea: now open in downtown Palo Alto

David's Tea, a massive organic tea chain company that got its start in Toronto, Canada, in 2008, opened its sixth Bay Area location today, Aug. 23, in downtown Palo...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 23, 2014
Last comment by Wendie, on Aug 26, 2014 at 7:02 pm | 6 comments | 38779 Views


Still need a gift? Try culinary.

Giving gifts friends and family will actually use is ideal, but it's hard to know what people like. So give em' what they need instead! Try culinary gifts this year...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Dec. 18, 2013
Last comment by Krystel, on Dec 20, 2013 at 4:47 pm | 1 comment | 38774 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 | 38731 Views


Redwood City gets new brewery

Two local beer lovers have opened Ghostwood Beer Co. at 965 Brewster Ave. in Redwood City, serving traditional American craft-style...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 15, 2018
Last comment by Enjoy it, on Oct 18, 2018 at 1:54 pm | 11 comments | 38708 Views


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 | 38687 Views


Old Port Lobster Shack closing in Redwood City, expanding to Los Altos

Old Port Lobster Shack, a New England-style seafood restaurant with locations in Redwood City, Portola Valley and San Jose, will be closing its original Redwood...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 8, 2015
Last comment by Ike Heil, on Jan 11, 2017 at 9:06 pm | 15 comments | 38623 Views


Openings: Big Bites in Mountain View

A new Vietnamese restaurant joined the ranks in Mountain View in late September: Big Bites, serving typical fare of noodle bowls, pho, banh mi's and more. Big Bites...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 7, 2013
Last comment by Chrisc, on Dec 29, 2015 at 11:32 pm | 1 comment | 38584 Views


Hunan Homes reopens in Mountain View

Exciting news for fans of longtime Los Altos Chinese restaurant Hunan Homes: The restaurant...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 25, 2016
Last comment by Jeff, on Jan 5, 2017 at 8:49 pm | 3 comments | 38575 Views



Okay, I'm getting tired of the awkwardness of writing him/her and s/he, etc. I am going to randomly write pronouns (and mix it up from post to post). Just sayin'. ...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Dec. 17, 2013
There are no comments yet. 38558 Views


Valentine's Day: Pressure for Perfection

Valentine's Day is supposed to be about love and romance. It may be great pressure for gift buying and giving, and for doing things for your beloved. In the...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Feb. 14, 2014
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Feb 18, 2014 at 8:20 am | 6 comments | 38553 Views



I am for anger. It's a useful feeling that lets us know a boundary has been crossed. Anger lets us know we need to do something about that. It's what and how...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jan. 7, 2015
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Jan 9, 2015 at 1:13 pm | 3 comments | 38524 Views


Saratoga chef to open Los Altos restaurant

Andrew Welch, the owner of longtime Spanish-Italian restaurant The Basin in Saratoga, is opening a new restaurant in downtown Los Altos. Welch is behind Asa Restaurant...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Feb. 8, 2017
Last comment by Nancy Bremeau, on Aug 15, 2017 at 8:01 am | 2 comments | 38513 Views


Vons drops Korean fried chicken on downtown Redwood City

Vons, a Korea-born chicken chain, opened this week at 2090 Broadway St. in downtown Redwood City. The main event is arguably the fried chicken, which comes in...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Sep. 26, 2020
Last comment by Common sense, on Sep 26, 2020 at 2:51 pm | 1 comment | 38483 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 | 38372 Views
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