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PENINSULA FOODIST

Five Guys opens in Mountain View

East Coast chain Five Guys Burgers and Fries quietly transformed the 2098 El Camino Real space

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Feb. 12, 2014
Last comment by Jay Park, on Feb 13, 2014 at 10:01 am |
7 comments | 22454 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Peninsula Beer Week

OK, so that's not what it's called. This year's SF Beer Week is about to descend on the Bay Area, with brew-related events all over...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Feb. 4, 2014
Last comment by Jen, on Feb 12, 2014 at 5:06 pm | 7 comments | 32542 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Breastfeeding Law

Over the past couple of days there has been a lot of heated discussion about breastfeeding. Women are now

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Feb. 4, 2014
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Feb 12, 2014 at 12:10 pm |
13 comments | 19617 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

2014 Silicon Valley Index

Each year Joint Venture Silicon Valley and the Silicon Valley Community Foundation publish an Index of economic, social and other indicators for the Silicon Valley...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Feb. 5, 2014
Last comment by Garrett, on Feb 11, 2014 at 9:45 pm | 3 comments | 20241 Views

ON THE PAGE

The Story of a Novel, Part 1

In less than a month, my third novel,

Original post made by Nick Taylor on Feb. 11, 2014
Last comment by Sally Ashton, on Feb 11, 2014 at 7:24 pm |
1 comment | 5761 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

CalTrain--Trends and Implications

This column explores the importance of CalTrain service to the peninsula and Palo Alto and the policy implications. The basic data and trends Average weekday...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Jan. 30, 2014
Last comment by Martin, on Feb 11, 2014 at 1:49 pm | 27 comments | 23832 Views

COUPLE'S NET

"How Can We Be Happy Again?" Part 2

Today I am going to answer Help's question of "How Can We Be Happy Again?" by talking about our ability to calm and soothe ourselves and each other, and have loving,...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Feb. 11, 2014
There are no comments yet. 22594 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Epiphany Hotel restaurant snags San Francisco chef

The Epiphany Hotel, opening in downtown Palo Alto in March, officially announced its culinary plans last week. The hotel's 80-seat indoor-outdoor restaurant, Lure...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Feb. 10, 2014
There are no comments yet. 23446 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Corner Bakery Cafe opens in Palo Alto

For those of you who are growing weary of (or simply can't afford) the influx of overpriced food and drink in Palo Alto ? the $10 haute hamburgers, $4+ tacos, $10+...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 9, 2013
Last comment by Picky eater, on Feb 8, 2014 at 10:29 am | 3 comments | 33951 Views

LOVE THAT PUP

Basic recipe for a quiet Valentine's Day

Here's an idea for a lovely Valentine's Day, namely a quiet evening spent at home. It's for anyone thinking of staying home for the evening, be it couples, families,...

Original post made by Cathy Kirkman on Feb. 6, 2014
There are no comments yet. 5384 Views

COUPLE'S NET

"What Are You Doing that is Keeping Love at Bay?"

I read this question by Marianne Williamson (she's the one who wrote the quote often attributed to Nelson Mandela about letting our light shine in the world), and...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jan. 31, 2014
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Feb 6, 2014 at 11:09 am | 4 comments | 23160 Views

COUPLE'S NET

"How Can We Be Happy Again?"

Dear Chandrama, How can we be happy again? I try to argue with him to get him to respond, and he goes further and further away, including long hours at work,...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Feb. 5, 2014
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Feb 5, 2014 at 4:44 pm | 2 comments | 27096 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Miso Sick

I'm sick. Not that "down and out for a month" sick that some of you have; more the "sore throat, no mojo-sick." OK, who got me sick? Was it a wild blues...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jan. 29, 2014
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Feb 5, 2014 at 7:43 am | 4 comments | 28093 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Boobie Burka

Well, that was boring (Superbowl XLVIII). Most memorable for me was the half time show. Question #1: Who is Bruno Mars? Question #2: What up with the...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Feb. 4, 2014
Last comment by Jessica T, on Feb 4, 2014 at 10:02 pm | 1 comment | 22494 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

February food and drink goings on

February on the Peninsula is clearly a month for love ? and beer. Check out what I mean in this roundup of local food and drinks events around town this month: ==B...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Feb. 3, 2014
Last comment by Elena Kadvany, on Feb 3, 2014 at 4:44 pm | 3 comments | 21611 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Fidelity, Infidelity, Loyalty, Luck

I just read "Vow," by Wendy Plump, in which she writes about her own and her x-husband's infidelity; the benefits and the costs she found. To have a marriage...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jan. 27, 2014
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Feb 3, 2014 at 12:43 pm | 2 comments | 26338 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Behold: the Monte Cristo burger

Here's a burger for the books. Now available at Umami Burger in downtown Palo Alto is the "Monte Cristo" burger, made with Umami's standard beef patty, which...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 31, 2014
Last comment by Elena Kadvany, on Feb 3, 2014 at 9:16 am | 2 comments | 24977 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Construction

Growing up in the Midwest we joked that there were only two seasons: winter and road construction. I never enjoyed the constant rerouting, noise and traffic jams...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Feb. 1, 2014
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Feb 1, 2014 at 4:20 pm | 2 comments | 13442 Views

SENIOR FOCUS

The Google Glass Verdict: The Refinement of Distracted Living (and Driving)

Dateline: San Diego. A traffic court tore up a citation received by a driver who had been wearing the soon-to-be-available-to-the-masses Google Glass when she was...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on Jan. 17, 2014
Last comment by Max, on Jan 31, 2014 at 7:16 am | 2 comments | 6349 Views

TWO DECADES OF KIDS AND COUNTING

The favored child

I became aware that my family thinks I love the dog best when I received a Mother's Day card which read, "Happy Mother's Day from your favorite child?you know, the...

Original post made by Sally Torbey on Jan. 22, 2014
Last comment by Sally Torbey, on Jan 29, 2014 at 11:15 am | 12 comments | 5878 Views
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'Buck's will never die.' After 29 years, owners pass longtime Woodside favorite to their sons
By Elena Kadvany | 5 comments | 5,410 views

Kids and sugar: A cautionary tale
By Sherry Listgarten | 8 comments | 3,026 views

Do peaceful protests do any good? How about the more violent ones?
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Traffic Lights for the Whole Family
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 728 views