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Keeping Silicon Valley Competitive

I talked to a Rotary group this morning and was asked what I would do to keep/make Silicon Valley competitve for new jobs. I have recently been part of a team...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Aug. 26, 2011
Last comment by Anon, on Sep 6, 2011 at 10:30 pm | 16 comments | 28676 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 | 28647 Views


Downtown Palo Alto gets new Vietnamese eatery

Pho Banh Mi, a new Vietnamese restaurant, is now open in downtown Palo Alto -- the only dedicated place to get pho and banh mi on University Avenue. The 405 University...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Mar. 18, 2019
Last comment by, on Apr 13, 2019 at 2:35 am | 20 comments | 28638 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 | 28618 Views


Opening alert: Kyosho Sushi in Menlo Park

Menlo Park now has a new Japanese food option: Kyosho Sushi, which has soft opened at 605 Santa Cruz Ave. Owner Thomas Wu, who has...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 24, 2017
Last comment by JD, on Aug 31, 2017 at 7:50 pm | 2 comments | 28618 Views


Could You Be In An Abusive Relationship and Not Know It?

The following article was shared with me and I think it's important for you to consider if you're in an abusive situation, even emotionally. The article is written...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Mar. 10, 2018
Last comment by Andrew F, on Mar 17, 2018 at 6:31 am | 6 comments | 28605 Views


Truckee cafe to expand to Menlo Park

The owner of a string of cafes in the Tahoe area is expanding to the Midpeninsula with a new outpost in Menlo Park. Greg Buchheister, a native of Colorado, opened...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Sep. 20, 2017
Last comment by Gary's Old Towne Tavern, on Sep 29, 2017 at 1:01 pm | 5 comments | 28561 Views


Opening alert: Verde Tea Kitchen in Mountain View

Verde Tea Kitchen, sister to neighboring Verde Tea Cafe in Mountain View, is now open and serving Taiwanese food and drinks. As the name implies, Verde Tea Kitchen...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Mar. 14, 2016
There are no comments yet. 28504 Views


The D = Dad

With D-Day just past and Fathers Day this weekend, I offer you a sweet slice of history and honor. Two weeks ago, I wrote about our family garage sale, and...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jun. 11, 2014
Last comment by Brit, on Jun 15, 2014 at 6:52 am | 5 comments | 28502 Views


What is ABAG?

ABAG (the Association of Bay Area Governments) is the regional planning agency for the nine-county Bay Area. Voting members of ABAG are the elected officials appointed...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Jan. 27, 2012
Last comment by stephen levy, on Jun 16, 2012 at 3:12 pm | 66 comments | 28486 Views


Cal Ave Starbucks to close temporarily

If you’re seeking caffeine in the California Avenue area the week of June 13, don’t go to the Starbucks at 361 California Ave. in Palo Alto. That...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 9, 2016
Last comment by umam, on Sep 23, 2016 at 7:16 pm | 2 comments | 28477 Views


Palo Alto Indian restaurant Ettan partners with Michelin-starred San Francisco chef

Ettan, a contemporary Indian restaurant opening soon...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 4, 2019
Last comment by PAfoodie, on Dec 29, 2019 at 7:16 pm | 3 comments | 28475 Views


Spring food-and-drink goings on

Spring has sprung and so has an abundance of food-and-drink events throughout the MidPeninsula. Don’t miss the seasonal debuts of several farmer's...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 7, 2016
Last comment by Elena Kadvany, on May 2, 2016 at 10:54 am | 2 comments | 28473 Views


Talk, Talk, Talk

I would love to come give a talk to your group, organization, business, school or university on any of these topics: • This is Your Brain on Marriage • How...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Feb. 1, 2017
There are no comments yet. 28460 Views


Accept Life Unquestioningly

"Life has no other discipline to impose, if we would but realize it, then to accept life unquestioningly. Everything we shut our eyes to, everything we run away...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Aug. 20, 2015
There are no comments yet. 28449 Views


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 | 28428 Views


Facing rising competition and costs, Ramen House Ryowa to close after two decades in Mountain View

When Ramen House Ryowa opened in downtown Mountain View in 1997, it was reportedly the sole ramen shop in the area. Now, there are at least four in the surrounding...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 29, 2020
Last comment by Chuck H., on Feb 16, 2020 at 9:52 am | 20 comments | 28393 Views


Year End Review for Your Relationship

Many people make New Years resolutions. Many people do not keep them. It’s human nature. I’m advocating that you take time to do a year end review of...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Dec. 31, 2016
There are no comments yet. 28369 Views


Summer Reading Meets Cooking Class at Local Libraries

This summer is filled with FREE cooking classes at your local libraries! Join us for two different series: 1) Food Classics + One - Exploration of a Sauce 2)...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jun. 19, 2016
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Jun 21, 2016 at 12:26 pm | 4 comments | 28357 Views


Couples: Reading List

Note: For book reviews, please see individual posts. This is a list of excellent books for couples. A few of them are grief-related, and the rest are for all couples....

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jan. 18, 2019
There are no comments yet. 28349 Views
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The 39th annual Moonlight Run and Walk is Friday evening, September 29. Join us under the light of the full Harvest Moon on a 5K walk, 5K run, 10K run or half marathon. Complete your race in person or virtually. Proceeds from the race go to the Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund, benefiting local nonprofits that serve families and children in Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties.