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Older Homeowners and Local Property Taxes

One of the main arguments in 1978 for passing Proposition 13 was that rising property taxes threatened older homeowners who were retired and living on a reduced...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Apr. 9, 2011
Last comment by Perspective, on May 14, 2011 at 4:47 am | 65 comments | 27596 Views


Palo Alto’s Tava Indian Kitchen to relaunch; free lunch Wednesday

Tava Indian Kitchen at Palo Alto’s Town & Country Village shopping center will be relaunching this Wednesday as Tava Kitchen with a new menu, brand and...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Mar. 22, 2016
Last comment by Chintan, on Mar 24, 2016 at 9:32 pm | 4 comments | 27591 Views


Boba Guys arrives in Palo Alto

If you build the boba shop, they will come. San Francisco-born Boba Guys soft opened its 15th location at Town & County Village in Palo Alto on Tuesday,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 8, 2019
Last comment by Lactose Intolerant Asian, on Feb 3, 2019 at 9:40 pm | 8 comments | 27546 Views


Rolled ice cream coming to Mountain View

The latest frozen sweets craze — Thai-style rolled ice cream — will soon touch down in Mountain View. Icicles, which serves fresh rolled ice cream...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 26, 2017
Last comment by musical, on Jun 28, 2017 at 4:35 pm | 6 comments | 27540 Views


Company partners with Coupa Cafe to launch mobile payment app

I wrote about Downtown, a Palo Alto app started by a group of foreign entrepreneurs, when they

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Sep. 11, 2014
Last comment by A Real Luddite, on Sep 16, 2014 at 12:14 pm |
5 comments | 27533 Views


Fine-dining Korean restaurant to open in Palo Alto

After a year of operating quietly as a private dining...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 13, 2018
Last comment by Jack, on Jun 18, 2018 at 6:18 pm | 11 comments | 27482 Views


Palo Alto, Los Altos farmers markets reopen

It's that time of year: The downtown Palo Alto and Los Altos farmers markets are both reopening for the season this week. The

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 7, 2015
Last comment by Reader, on May 8, 2015 at 7:01 am |
3 comments | 27474 Views


Camp Glamp

Just back from Camp Glamp - the annual gathering of my gal pals at an outdoor California paradise. This year we survived the road to Lake Pillsbury, a surprisingly...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Aug. 29, 2014
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Sep 3, 2014 at 1:57 pm | 13 comments | 27449 Views


Restaurant veteran to open Redwood City wine bar

Zu Tarazi, who got his start as a manager at the longtime John Bentley's in Redwood City and went on to open two local restaurants, is opening his own wine bar. Tarazi...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 10, 2018
Last comment by Camille Kennedy, on May 16, 2018 at 1:36 pm | 2 comments | 27405 Views


California Restaurant Association tests out public-awareness campaign in Palo Alto

People dining at La Bodeguita del Medio on California Avenue in Palo Alto this week might not have noticed a new note that appeared at the bottom of their receipts:...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Mar. 24, 2017
Last comment by Yam Yam, on May 1, 2017 at 12:53 am | 10 comments | 27383 Views


Couples: When You Separate and Feel Relief

At Connect2 Marriage Counseling/Silicon Valley Couples we work with couples to help you understand yourselves and your marriage better and to work through your issues....

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Feb. 8, 2018
There are no comments yet. 27370 Views


College Freshmen: Avoiding the Pitfalls

(Written by Lori McCormick) It is Back to School season! College freshmen and their families are checking off their "to do" lists before loading up the...

Original post made by John Raftrey and Lori McCormick on Aug. 29, 2014
Last comment by mom of rreshman, on Sep 1, 2014 at 7:19 am | 1 comment | 27350 Views


Take the Deficit Reduction Quiz

The New York Times has a deficit reduction quiz based and a series of related articles on their homepage today.

Original post made by Steve Levy on Nov. 14, 2010
Last comment by bru, on Nov 24, 2010 at 9:02 am |
18 comments | 27306 Views


Little Sheep Mongolian Hot Pot, now open in Mountain View

The corner of Castro Street and Evelyn Avenue in downtown Mountain View has been brought back to life with the opening of Little Sheep Mongolian Hot Pot, a large...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 9, 2015
Last comment by hmm, on Dec 10, 2015 at 10:00 am | 3 comments | 27304 Views


Applewood Pizza closes in Menlo Park

The original Applewood Pizza has closed after decades of business at 1001 El Camino Real in Menlo Park. Armand Anicete of NAI Northern California, the real estate...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 11, 2019
Last comment by Chris K, on Jan 14, 2019 at 5:28 pm | 4 comments | 27301 Views


Cooking is a Lot Like Making Love

Valentine's Day, many years ago, while working on that restaurant line, eating way too...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Feb. 12, 2015
Last comment by Cooker, on Oct 26, 2015 at 7:32 pm |
5 comments | 27245 Views


SHOW AND TELL: Tips for Writing the College Application Essay

(Guest blog written by Sally Doane) Of all the components of the college application, the essay is perhaps the one that causes the most dread – more even...

Original post made by John Raftrey and Lori McCormick on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by Nikita, on Jul 30, 2015 at 12:18 am | 4 comments | 27230 Views


SweetHoney Dessert opens in Mountain View

A franchise of Chinese dessert chain SweetHoney has opened in downtown Mountain View. SweetHoney opened at 841 Villa St., the former home of Korean restaurants...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 3, 2018
There are no comments yet. 27200 Views


Redwood Grill opens at Woodside Plaza in Redwood City

A family friendly, neighborhood restaurant serving "California comfort" food is now open at Woodside Plaza shopping center in Redwood City. Redwood...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 18, 2016
Last comment by charles reilly , on Aug 19, 2016 at 6:13 am | 1 comment | 27152 Views


Help Define “Natural” on Food Labels

The FDA has extended request for comments on what “natural” means on food labeling. The Food Party! took a field trip to a grocery in Michigan to see...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Mar. 13, 2016
Last comment by Nate, on Sep 27, 2017 at 6:22 am | 15 comments | 27152 Views
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