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The Midwife and the Baker quietly selling bread in Mountain View

Wednesday through Saturday, from 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Peninsulans can buy The Midwife and the Baker's fresh-milled sourdough breads and viennoiseries in Mountain...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 13, 2018
Last comment by Mary B, on Oct 10, 2018 at 9:31 am | 1 comment | 27593 Views


Family Planning: Don't F%@K Up

I believe that family planning needs to be an open and ongoing topic for couples -- even if you just started dating. People’s wants and needs change, so be...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Dec. 1, 2016
There are no comments yet. 27567 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 | 27551 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 | 27531 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 | 27516 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 | 27508 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 | 27500 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 | 27495 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 | 27490 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 | 27474 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 | 27453 Views


Is renewable diesel the real deal?

Have you noticed the flags advertising “Renewable Diesel” at local 76 stations? I did and wondered if it was the real deal or a form of “greenwashing,”...

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Sep. 19, 2021
Last comment by Sherry Listgarten, on Oct 8, 2021 at 11:13 am | 12 comments | 27431 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. 27412 Views


Mayfield launches cocktail program

This fall, Mayfield Bakery & Café in Palo Alto quietly added a craft cocktail program to the restaurant's lineup. Thirsty diners can choose from three small...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 31, 2013
There are no comments yet. 27376 Views


September food and drink goings on

September is chock full of excellent food and drink events up and down the Peninsula, from the annual Mountain View Art & Wine Festival to a sausage making class...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 29, 2014
Last comment by jmal, on Sep 5, 2014 at 12:33 pm | 1 comment | 27363 Views


Tis the Seasonings

The older I get, the more I think culinary gifts are great choices for friends and family. People will actually use them, and in doing so get turned on to new tastes...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Dec. 4, 2014
Last comment by Help With Civil Engineering Projects, on Mar 6, 2017 at 1:37 am | 15 comments | 27348 Views


Would you want a wind turbine in your backyard?

After I posted about the use of eminent domain for power...

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Jun. 14, 2020
Last comment by Dr. René Sternke, on Aug 4, 2020 at 8:16 am | 51 comments | 27340 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 | 27319 Views


Mountain View's SnoZen closes, but its shaved snow remains

SnoZen, a popular Mountain View cafe that served shaved snow, a frozen Taiwanese dessert, closed...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 29, 2015
Last comment by PeaceLove, on Nov 4, 2015 at 1:44 am | 1 comment | 27299 Views


Brunch at Bierhaus

Mountain View's Bierhaus, which rebranded itself last year with a

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 15, 2014
There are no comments yet. 27287 Views
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