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Should the Bush Tax Cuts be Extended?

The country is stuggling to recover from a brutal recession while at the same time long term federal budget deficits are a serious threat to economic growth. The...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Aug. 4, 2010
Last comment by Perspective, on Aug 19, 2010 at 5:52 am | 43 comments | 5393 Views


Baseball and Books - What's the Connection?

I'm strange. Years ago this used to bother me, but ever since I got serious about writing, I stopped worrying about my incongruities. I'm oddly shaped. I don't prefer...

Original post made by Nick Taylor on Sep. 30, 2014
Last comment by Ron Kaplan, on Oct 28, 2014 at 7:48 am | 1 comment | 5392 Views


Lie down, Roll Over, Play Dead: City Attorney and Manager to Council - Unasked/Unanswered Questions

Tonight, City Council is being asked to settle a lawsuit on Foothills Park for which there are too many major unanswered questions for them to make such a decision....

Original post made by Douglas Moran on Nov. 2, 2020
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Nov 4, 2020 at 10:32 am | 9 comments | 5383 Views


Should Palo Alto Welcome Economic Growth?

Palo Alto starts with a huge plus!! Our city is a welcoming community for people of different religions, different cultures, and different sexual orientations. We...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Jul. 24, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 4, 2010 at 9:50 am | 21 comments | 5380 Views


Plant-based restaurant Twelvemonth expands with vegan bakery in Burlingame

By Stephanie Gerson ==I In line with Twelvemonth's plant-based philosophy, everything sold at the Bakehouse is vegan. Courtesy Twelvemonth...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Jul. 26, 2023
Last comment by Giselle Gaskins, on Aug 8, 2023 at 9:29 pm | 1 comment | 5375 Views


Documentary worth viewing before worshiping this Memorial Day at the alter of BBQ'd dead animals

No, this is not one of "those" horrible, scare-mongering videos of how the animals we eat are raised and then murdered for our enjoyment. You can find...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on May. 30, 2016
Last comment by Roger Overnaut, on Jun 5, 2016 at 6:29 pm | 13 comments | 5371 Views


A piece of cake: How a Sunnyvale woman launched a nonprofit that’s delivered 40,000 birthday cakes to underserved youth

==I The 40,000th cake delivered by Cake4Kids, a nonprofit started locally that brings homemade birthday cakes to underserved kids. (Photo courtesy...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Oct. 31, 2022
There are no comments yet. 5364 Views


Home Again: Couples and Caregiving

Due to the success of Professor Doctor Bertagnoli’s surgery on my husband, he’s not going to end up paralyzed! Woohoo! Here’s his new neck: {IMG...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Mar. 15, 2023
Last comment by John Charles, on Mar 23, 2023 at 5:38 pm | 2 comments | 5363 Views


Travelin’ Solo: Elk and Mendocino County (part 2)

Welcome back to Travelin’ Solo – Elk and Mendocino County (part 2).

Original post made by Laura Stec on Mar. 14, 2023
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Mar 20, 2023 at 9:10 pm |
3 comments | 5362 Views


Keith Raffel: Doubling the odds in book publishing

It's not an easy thing to find lasting, lucrative success as a novelist. So this year Palo Alto mystery/thriller author Keith Raffel is trying to double the odds. After...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Aug. 12, 2011
There are no comments yet. 5358 Views


SENIOR FOCUS: 5 Things to Understand When Considering a Retirement Community

1) We are healthy and fine today, but what exactly happens after we move into Independent Living (IL) and one of us needs care? Can we remain in our IL apt and have...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on Nov. 1, 2015
Last comment by Max Greenberg, on Nov 7, 2015 at 1:42 pm | 3 comments | 5339 Views


Staying Optimistic

I remember the first time I chatted with our son about the Coronavirus. He was still going to school and I wanted him to hear about the virus from me rather than...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Jul. 10, 2020
There are no comments yet. 5329 Views


Robots, I am tired of talking to you!

Yes, I am talking to you robots, whose companies hire you, to supposedly guide me through a telephone tree to get to a live person to make an appointment or get...

Original post made by Diana Diamond on Mar. 29, 2023
Last comment by Fritzie Blue, on Apr 14, 2023 at 3:11 am | 20 comments | 5295 Views


Marriage Interview #17: They Renew Their Vows Every 5 Years

Summer didn’t believe in love. Her parents divorced when she was 16. Her dad yelled a lot. Mark believed in love. His parents were married for...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jun. 5, 2023
Last comment by Grant Meeker, on Jun 11, 2023 at 2:35 pm | 20 comments | 5282 Views


Be the Gift that your Partner gets to Open Every Day

In Addition to Mother’s Day and Father’s Day . . . I propose that everyday is wife/husband/significant other day. No, it doesn’t mean you have...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on May. 14, 2023
Last comment by Mavis Templeton, on May 22, 2023 at 8:13 am | 20 comments | 5281 Views


Please Keep Your Dog Off of the Merry-go-round

We’ve been very grateful to have the playgrounds open so our kids can exercise, get some fresh air and run off extra energy. Almost everyone keeps a safe distance...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Feb. 22, 2021
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Feb 27, 2021 at 10:47 am | 2 comments | 5276 Views


Ad Libs: A requiem for summer (but in a good way)

I am now officially a proud choral-music geek, because I have not one but two favorite requiems. Very pleased to get to sing both the Durufle and the Faure last...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Jul. 13, 2010
Last comment by Rebecca Wallace, on Jul 15, 2010 at 3:23 pm | 2 comments | 5275 Views


Sugary Drink and Foods Could Contain Warning Labels

San Francisco lawmakers unanimously voted in early July 2015 to put warning labels on all advertisements for sugary beverages in the city. This would have been the...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on Nov. 23, 2015
Last comment by Plane Speaker, on Nov 26, 2015 at 9:12 pm | 3 comments | 5274 Views


Avenidas' Boomer University Event Sat 4/2 at Mitchell Park Community Center

Avenidas senior center, in recognition that many of their future members (and some current ones) are of the Baby Boomer persuasion, is having what looks like a great...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on Apr. 1, 2016
Last comment by Max Greenberg, on Apr 11, 2016 at 8:24 am | 4 comments | 5272 Views


A Modest Proposal for Paying a Living Wage

I know that this is not directly related to Seniors, but this proposal could have a profound impact on everyone’s life so I put it out there for discussion....

Original post made by Max Greenberg on May. 3, 2016
Last comment by SEA_SEELAM REDDY, on May 28, 2016 at 3:21 am | 7 comments | 5264 Views
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