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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 ChrisC, on Jan 14, 2019 at 1:10 am | 7 comments | 5776 Views


A new PA mayor is facing many challenges

Palo Alto has a new mayor, councilman Eric Filseth, who was unanimously elected Monday night. I have many good wishes for him – including good luck. “Luck”...

Original post made by Diana Diamond on Jan. 8, 2019
Last comment by WilliamR, on Jan 11, 2019 at 10:56 pm | 5 comments | 1743 Views


Taro San udon shop nears opening in Palo Alto

At Taro San Japanese Noodle Bar in Palo Alto, Jerome Ito hopes to expand our conceptions of the humble udon noodle. The udon shop and izakaya, which will open...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 3, 2019
Last comment by jha, on Jan 9, 2019 at 9:00 am | 9 comments | 8555 Views


Couples: Life Can Change on a Dime

Readers, let me begin by saying that I'm fine. Yesterday instead of seeing my wonderful clients, I spent the morning and early afternoon in the ER. I was newly diagnosed...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jan. 4, 2019
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Jan 7, 2019 at 1:00 pm | 5 comments | 2785 Views


Grandpa on the farm

My grandfather recently passed away. He only lived 2 hours away, but visiting him always felt like we were traveling back in time. He lived on a farm in a...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Jan. 5, 2019
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Jan 6, 2019 at 12:04 pm | 2 comments | 1150 Views


Promising news on credentialism: Palo Alto failed basic test for malignant bureaucracy

I have railed against the pursuit of meaningless awards, credentials and other distinctions by City Hall and various advocates -- they serve only to inflate the...

Original post made by Douglas Moran on Jan. 4, 2019
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Jan 5, 2019 at 12:42 pm | 1 comment | 1976 Views


Longtime Indian restaurant Janta to close in Palo Alto

Editor's note: This story has been updated to correct conflicting information about what prompted Janta's closure. Longtime family-run Indian restaurant...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 21, 2018
Last comment by Michael O. , on Jan 3, 2019 at 7:35 pm | 21 comments | 6320 Views


Palo Alto Baking Co. to close Dec. 31

The last day of 2018 will be Palo Alto Baking Co.'s final day of business at 381 S. California Ave., according to a note posted on the bakery's front door. "It...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 27, 2018
Last comment by Local res, on Jan 3, 2019 at 6:13 pm | 17 comments | 5627 Views


All-you-can-eat Asian fusion restaurant coming to Mountain View

For those of us who won't be setting diet-related New Year's resolutions, a new all-you-can-eat Asian fusion restaurant will be opening in downtown Mountain View...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 26, 2018
Last comment by let'sgetreal, on Jan 2, 2019 at 10:06 am | 2 comments | 6314 Views


Su Hong Palo Alto to close in 2019

Come next year, the local legacy of Chinese restaurant Su Hong will cease to exist. Owner David King plans to close his Palo Alto restaurant next year and retire...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 8, 2018
Last comment by Webhosting Onedollar, on Dec 31, 2018 at 3:06 am | 25 comments | 9729 Views


A draconian idea for more high-rise housing in our cities

Suburban residents on the SF Peninsula may possibly be faced with draconian state rules that will dictate how dense and high housing must be built in areas near...

Original post made by Diana Diamond on Dec. 11, 2018
Last comment by David J., on Dec 31, 2018 at 12:53 am | 32 comments | 1913 Views


Babka bakery to open Thursday in Palo Alto

Come Thursday, Dec. 13, Palo Alto will get its very own babkery: a dedicated babka bakery. Owner-namesake Ayelet Nuchi is opening Babka by Ayelet at Town &...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 11, 2018
Last comment by Laurennt, on Dec 29, 2018 at 8:56 pm | 12 comments | 8664 Views


After 39 years, Cho's Mandarin Dim Sum to close for good

Fans of Cho's unassuming potstickers and pork buns panicked in 2014, when the owners of the longtime Palo Alto Chinese restaurant

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 4, 2018
Last comment by Love Them Potstickers, on Dec 27, 2018 at 3:51 pm |
2 comments | 3558 Views


Palo Alto's Protégé earns Michelin star

Just nine months after opening in Palo Alto, Protégé has won a Michelin star, joining the ranks of Peninsula winners including Manresa, Baumé,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 29, 2018
Last comment by Common sense, on Dec 26, 2018 at 3:37 pm | 11 comments | 12580 Views


Farm Bill Passes Congress

The Farm Bill, the biggest piece of environmental and public health legislation this year,...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Dec. 16, 2018
Last comment by We Built An Outhouse For Carnivores, on Dec 24, 2018 at 12:56 pm | 17 comments | 2779 Views


Couples: All People Are Difficult, But You Shouldn’t Be Too Difficult

The following article is written by Stan Tatkin, PsyD, MFT. He is the founder of PACT, Psychobiological Approach to Couple Therapy. Most of our Connect2 therapists...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Dec. 21, 2018
Last comment by NathanielShoemaker, on Dec 24, 2018 at 4:14 am | 1 comment | 2766 Views


Time to Send a Message

Of sadness, solidarity and support to our brothers and sisters in Squirrel Hill and Jewish communities everywhere And follow George Will and Tom Friedman in saying whatever...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Oct. 27, 2018
Last comment by Heidi B , on Dec 23, 2018 at 9:15 pm | 75 comments | 4510 Views


Guest Post: Youth, Illness, and Advance Care Directives

==I This piece is a guest-written essay by Leilani Graham, a Palo Alto native and graduate of Henry M. Gunn High School. Leilani is now a San Francisco-based writer,...

Original post made by Aldis Petriceks on Sep. 25, 2018
Last comment by albert, on Dec 23, 2018 at 3:31 am | 5 comments | 4899 Views


Saucebelly barbecue to pop up in Redwood City

Saucebelly, a barbecue pop-up started by two restaurant industry veterans, will be serving up brisket, pulled pork and potato salad...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 14, 2018
Last comment by Gale Johnson, on Dec 21, 2018 at 1:40 pm | 5 comments | 4405 Views


Coupa Cafe opens in Los Altos

Local string of coffee spots Coupa Cafe has opened its newest location at 4748 El Camino Real in Los Altos. The new Coupa opened earlier this month in the ground...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 19, 2018
Last comment by More Palo Alto complaints, on Dec 20, 2018 at 9:40 am | 2 comments | 2865 Views
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