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Questions About the Acquisition of the Buena Vista Site

In discussions with friends, several questions arose and I am interested in learning the answers. 1) in the proposal announced last week, who would own the...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Jun. 25, 2016
Last comment by Heads in the sand, on Jun 30, 2016 at 12:31 pm | 23 comments | 27563 Views


Premarital and Couples: "Our Deepest Fear" by Marianne Williamson

As you read the quote below, please be thinking about yourself, your partner, and your relationship. What does this mean to you? What does it remind you of?...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jun. 14, 2019
There are no comments yet. 27557 Views


Ten Tips for Teens and Young Adults to Survive a Dysfunctional Family

Steve Simpson is the author of four books for teens and young adults. In each book he includes The Teenage and Young Adult Survival Handbook. I asked Steve...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Dec. 13, 2018
Last comment by impress family, on Mar 13, 2019 at 8:33 am | 5 comments | 27531 Views


Palo Alto to get babka bakery

Aye Lét, a new bakery opening at Town & Country Village in Palo Alto this fall, will serve one item only: babka. Owner-namesake Ayelet Nuchi, a native...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 6, 2018
Last comment by Abitarian, on Jun 11, 2018 at 9:48 am | 9 comments | 27525 Views


Couples: Sex and Connection (Chicken or Egg?)

I usually stay away from gender generalization because people are unique; additionally, gender-based comments are not useful to men or women. But in the case of...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Sep. 21, 2018
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Sep 27, 2018 at 2:38 am | 2 comments | 27512 Views


Tin Pot Creamery finalist in national ?American Made? competition

Palo Alto's Tin Pot Creamery is one of the finalists in Martha Stewart's 2014 American Made awards, which spotlights the best in local and handmade food, crafts,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 10, 2014
There are no comments yet. 27510 Views


Taking or Receiving in a Marriage or Relationship

I’ve been sick with a bad cold that has put me back to basics (sleep, eat). My husband is working FT (at a stressful job). My brother in-law is here this week,...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Mar. 2, 2017
Last comment by maria20, on Mar 4, 2017 at 10:46 pm | 2 comments | 27492 Views


A proposal for Monday Night's Office Cap Discussion

The parking and traffic challenges being experienced in Palo Alto are real and reflect trends going on throughout the region. In Monday night's discussion about...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Feb. 28, 2015
Last comment by heh, on Mar 5, 2015 at 9:14 pm | 18 comments | 27488 Views


Boo Home Alone

Lacking any group spooky, it’s turned out to be Halloween Monday at home. Alone. No matter…time to blacken my ghoul-friend eyes, take out the...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Oct. 31, 2016
Last comment by Lauralies, on Nov 3, 2016 at 8:06 pm | 4 comments | 27487 Views


Howie's Artisan Pizza temporarily closes in Redwood City; to reopen as new concept

Howard Bulka, the owner-namesake of Howie's Artisan Pizza in Palo Alto and Redwood...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 23, 2016
Last comment by Breeze, on Aug 24, 2016 at 9:26 pm | 6 comments | 27470 Views


Opening alert: Manresa Bread in Los Altos

Manresa Bread, the popular bakery spinoff of David Kinch's celebrated Manresa restaurant in Los Gatos, is opening a second location in Los Altos on Wednesday, June...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 31, 2016
Last comment by umam, on Sep 24, 2016 at 12:50 am | 2 comments | 27469 Views


Tuba replaces Tuts Bakery & Cafe in Palo Alto

A little over a year after opening at 535 Bryant St. in downtown Palo Alto,

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 14, 2019
Last comment by Tuts? We hardly knew ye, on Jan 14, 2019 at 2:24 pm |
1 comment | 27441 Views


Orenchi Ramen expands to Redwood City

Orenchi Ramen, which has drawn crowds and accolades since opening in Santa Clara in 2010, has opened a third location in downtown Redwood City. Orenchi Ramen...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Feb. 18, 2018
Last comment by Roy Thiele-Sardiña, on Feb 26, 2018 at 4:56 pm | 1 comment | 27380 Views


Sun of Wolf to bring Mexican-California cuisine, cocktails to Cal Ave

The younger generation of a local restaurant family is opening their own project at 406 S. California Ave. in Palo Alto this spring. Sun of Wolf is the brainchild...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 22, 2018
Last comment by charles reilly, on Jan 23, 2018 at 2:30 pm | 2 comments | 27343 Views


Magic Mushrooms

Mushrooms are elusive to us, still in the simplest of ways. Why under this tree, but never under that? Why come now, instead of last week, or next? Lacking...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Aug. 13, 2015
Last comment by King of Mushrooms, on Aug 20, 2015 at 10:25 am | 11 comments | 27334 Views


Menlo Park's Allied Arts Guild gets new cafe

The quaint Allied Arts Guild in Menlo Park has a new dining option. Cafe Wisteria has replaced Blue Garden Cafe at the 75 Arbor Road complex, which is home to...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 17, 2018
There are no comments yet. 27326 Views


What Freshmen Should be Thinking About College

(Written by John Raftrey) Now that high school freshmen have a semester under their belt, it is a good time to get them thinking a little bit about college. ...

Original post made by John Raftrey and Lori McCormick on Jan. 28, 2015
Last comment by rakaboard, on Mar 28, 2016 at 2:23 pm | 22 comments | 27289 Views


Cell Phone Fork

Seems like everyone's on a mealtime date these days?with their cell phone. I was eating lunch last week at Whole Foods Noe Valley (San Francisco). A lovely...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jun. 3, 2014
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Jun 9, 2014 at 9:34 pm | 5 comments | 27281 Views


And the Winner Is?..

It's home to Michigan this week, celebrating the holiday with family. I elicited my mom to choose the name for our Fancy Food Show Joins The Food Party! Party....

Original post made by Laura Stec on Nov. 27, 2014
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Dec 3, 2014 at 6:46 am | 2 comments | 27279 Views


Mountain View wine bar Le Plonc opens

A new wine bar has opened on Castro Street in downtown Mountain View: Le Plonc, the passion project of a veteran of the San Francisco bar scene. Le Plonc officially...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Mar. 20, 2018
Last comment by OMG, on Mar 22, 2018 at 10:55 am | 4 comments | 27245 Views
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