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INVEST & INNOVATE

The Economics of High Speed Rail

I have shared three major concerns with transportation and elected officials in California. Ridership I travel to Los Angeles for business a few tines a year....

Original post made by Steve Levy on Dec. 10, 2011
Last comment by stephen levy, on Dec 22, 2011 at 11:28 am | 17 comments | 2824 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

New State of Mind pizzeria location in Redwood City to highlight restaurant's 'Almost Famous' fried chicken sandwich

==I The 'Almost Famous' fried chicken sandwich is made with gluten-free flour for the breading on the chicken and comes with pickled Fresno peppers...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Sep. 19, 2022
Last comment by Mondoman, on Sep 22, 2022 at 10:41 am | 3 comments | 2773 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

Stronger Than Expected Job Growth in Bay Area and State

California's job growth was stronger than previously reported. The stronger gains are seen throughout the state. Moreover, the upward revision in state job totals...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Mar. 23, 2013
Last comment by stephen levy, on Mar 31, 2013 at 11:56 am | 18 comments | 2741 Views

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Ad Libs: A muse to Matisse, a patron of art

The Almanac, one of our sister papers, published a nice arts story this week about Sarah Stein: art collector, art-school patron and leader of art salons in her...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Jul. 6, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2724 Views

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Ad Libs: Autumn in Palo Alto

Could this Palo Alto fall be more glorious? I don't know why the colors are so stunning this year, but I'm thankful. Even the crunched-up yellow leaves that are...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Dec. 1, 2011
Last comment by Bill, on Jan 19, 2012 at 10:09 am | 4 comments | 2693 Views

COUPLE'S NET

How to Do a Systems Review of Your Relationship

I’ve seen a lot of couples over the years that want to “fix” their marriage. They mostly want to continue doing exactly what they’ve been...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Feb. 18, 2022
There are no comments yet. 2662 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Coastside baker to open Half Moon Bay storefront

A layered cake with flowers by Fish Wife Sweets. Courtesy Moriah Bettencourt. By Kate Bradshaw Moriah Bettencourt has called Half...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Nov. 21, 2022
There are no comments yet. 2645 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

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 | 2616 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Tootsie's reopens with brand-new coffee roasting capacity

The new coffee roaster at Tootsie's allows the restaurant to offer coffee as fresh as its food. (Photo courtesy Rocco Scordella) ==I...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Nov. 22, 2022
There are no comments yet. 2579 Views

SENIOR FOCUS

It’s New Year’s Resolution Time...

New Year's resolutions are a great thing, but usually we let them slip away in a couple of weeks without a good solid plan. Since many resolutions revolve around...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on Dec. 31, 2019
Last comment by BabyBoomerGuru, on Jan 3, 2020 at 6:52 pm | 3 comments | 2563 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Opening of Atherton Mademoiselle Colette is delayed

Debora Ferrand, owner of Mademoiselle Colette, at the cafe in Redwood City on May, 10, 2022. Photo by Magali Gauthier. ==I By Angela Swartz...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Oct. 12, 2022
Last comment by The Peninsula Foodist, on Oct 13, 2022 at 9:18 am | 1 comment | 2549 Views

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Ad Libs: The story behind the face

"Eddie Currents was a dreamer. The men at the bank where he worked called him crazy Eddie, and told him to straighten his hat. Serious guys wear their hats directly...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Mar. 3, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2545 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Hillsdale Shopping Center adds new snack and beverage offerings for holiday shopping season

The Hillsdale Shopping Center in San Mateo has new food offerings for the holidays. Photo courtesy Hillsdale Shopping Center. ==I By Kate...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Nov. 28, 2022
There are no comments yet. 2500 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

Who Will Replace Baby Boomers as They Retire

Retiring baby boomers will be replaced by immigrants and their children who will account for over 80% of America's labor force growth and change over the next 20...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Jul. 26, 2013
Last comment by John, on Aug 8, 2013 at 4:28 pm | 74 comments | 2498 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

A Bit of Good News

The California economy continued to grow in November and outpace the nation in job growth over the past 12 months with a 1.7% gain in jobs compared to 1.2% nationally. The...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Dec. 17, 2011
Last comment by stephen levy, on Dec 22, 2011 at 3:36 pm | 10 comments | 2481 Views

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Ad Libs: Mr. Congeniality at the Cantor

I have a confession: I get in trouble a lot at the Cantor Arts Center. I know, arts editors should be setting a good example. But I go into exhibits with my little...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Oct. 19, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2475 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

Benefit Promises that are Hard to Keep

Town Square has been filled with posts about city employee benefits for pensions and health care. The Weekly did a long article on the situation in Palo Alto. There...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Jul. 14, 2012
Last comment by Jon, on Aug 17, 2012 at 10:00 pm | 41 comments | 2474 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

While we wait

I needed a bit of distraction as I wait my turn to get fully vaccinated.  So I decided to take my mind off of Covid and tackle some more challenging science...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Apr. 14, 2021
There are no comments yet. 2467 Views

OFF DEADLINE

Will -- or should -- adult schools remain 'the quiet corner' of local education?

In about eight years, the Palo Alto Adult School will be observing its 100th anniversary -- a century of promoting the notion that learning can be for a lifetime....

Original post made by Jay Thorwaldson on May. 22, 2013
Last comment by local gem, on Jun 5, 2013 at 1:13 am | 6 comments | 2447 Views

A PRAGMATIST'S TAKE

Missile hitting Poland: Almost certainly Ukrainian, not Russian. Creating false memories with slow release of details

Does the corporate media understand that it is fueling demand for escalations that could result in nuclear war? Do they care in the slightest? Do they see themselves...

Original post made by Douglas Moran on Nov. 16, 2022
Last comment by Stacy Windom, on Nov 21, 2022 at 8:38 am | 26 comments | 2438 Views
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