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Tunneling the trains is not a new vision

The "mini Big Four" Palo Alto city leaders proposing to tunnel the Caltrain tracks deep underground to make room for parks, bike lanes and condos were a bit surprised...

Original post made by Jay Thorwaldson on Sep. 30, 2008
Last comment by nowhhineyy, on Mar 21, 2009 at 1:43 am | 22 comments | 13184 Views

OFF DEADLINE

Tunneling the trains is not a new vision

The "mini Big Four" Palo Alto city leaders proposing to tunnel the Caltrain tracks deep underground to make room for parks, bike lanes and condos were a bit surprised...

Original post made by Jay Thorwaldson on Sep. 30, 2008
Last comment by nowhhineyy, on Mar 21, 2009 at 1:43 am | 22 comments | 8654 Views

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When a light goes out in a community ?

The death of Phyllis Seidman in early December has prompted scores of comments in the Town Square online forum, uniformly expressing deep sadness whether or not...

Original post made by Jay Thorwaldson on Dec. 9, 2008
Last comment by Dorothy Black, on Mar 9, 2009 at 6:45 pm | 7 comments | 11810 Views

OFF DEADLINE

When a light goes out in a community ?

The death of Phyllis Seidman in early December has prompted scores of comments in the Town Square online forum, uniformly expressing deep sadness whether or not...

Original post made by Jay Thorwaldson on Dec. 9, 2008
Last comment by Dorothy Black, on Mar 9, 2009 at 6:45 pm | 7 comments | 7765 Views

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On hunting imaginary lions

Somewhere deep inside I've always been a lion hunter. And the recent episode of the lion hunt in and around Palo Alto's Foothills Park and the Los Trancos Woods...

Original post made by Jay Thorwaldson on Jul. 22, 2008
Last comment by lion, on Sep 22, 2008 at 9:49 pm | 32 comments | 13758 Views

OFF DEADLINE

On hunting imaginary lions

Somewhere deep inside I've always been a lion hunter. And the recent episode of the lion hunt in and around Palo Alto's Foothills Park and the Los Trancos Woods...

Original post made by Jay Thorwaldson on Jul. 22, 2008
Last comment by lion, on Sep 22, 2008 at 9:49 pm | 32 comments | 8941 Views

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The great water war of California Avenue?

One of the odder mini-battles of Palo Alto is occurring at the east end of the California Avenue business district, near the Caltrain station. That is whether...

Original post made by Jay Thorwaldson on May. 30, 2008
Last comment by Lois, on Aug 6, 2008 at 12:37 pm | 16 comments | 11628 Views

OFF DEADLINE

The great water war of California Avenue?

One of the odder mini-battles of Palo Alto is occurring at the east end of the California Avenue business district, near the Caltrain station. That is whether...

Original post made by Jay Thorwaldson on May. 30, 2008
Last comment by Lois, on Aug 6, 2008 at 12:37 pm | 16 comments | 7237 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Thanks for jumping in

Before our daughter was born, my son and I frequently browsed the books at the local libraries and bookstores. I enjoyed seeing what books caught his eye, especially...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Apr. 6, 2015
There are no comments yet. 8383 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Staying Awake Makes a World of Difference

Over Memorial Day Weekend our family took a trip to Gilroy Gardens. It's been less than 2 months since our last visit, so I was expecting a very similar day. I...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on May. 26, 2015
There are no comments yet. 13783 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Family Outing - Inside Out

Our family recently watched the movie Inside Out. Although it is an animated movie, this outing was definitely more for my husband and myself than for our two little...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Jun. 30, 2015
There are no comments yet. 13841 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

What do I enjoy?

This year, our family filled up Father's Day weekend with soccer. With both Copa America and Euro 2016, soccer has taken up a large part of our summer so far. ...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Jun. 20, 2016
There are no comments yet. 8652 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Last minute summer activities

Last week we met up with a friend at Holbrook-Palmer Park. We lucked out and went when Atherton Library was hosting their

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Aug. 10, 2016
There are no comments yet. 25116 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Water, baking soda, vinegar and slime

It's not always easy to find activities, projects and crafts that are appropriate for both preschoolers and toddlers. Some supplies, such as scissors, glue and...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Aug. 24, 2016
There are no comments yet. 16002 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Dropping naps

When a toddler drops a nap, it can take awhile for everyone to adjust. When our son started dropping his nap, I was pregnant with his sister and unsure how...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Sep. 19, 2016
There are no comments yet. 22897 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

The timing is wrong

We made Christmas presents for relatives this summer and worked on our son's Halloween costume in August. Yes, the timing was all wrong, but the enthusiasm was...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Sep. 26, 2016
There are no comments yet. 6519 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Holidays filled with joy and sadness

While December is a merry time filled with wonder and happiness, not everything is joyous. One of our relatives recently spent some time in the hospital after...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Dec. 24, 2016
There are no comments yet. 12218 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Talking about baby

I'm very lucky to be pregnant at the same time as two of my close friends. Our due dates are within just a couple of weeks of each other. The three of us...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Feb. 14, 2017
There are no comments yet. 5635 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Joining in

As a parent of young children, I hear a lot about how important it is to "join in." How we parents should not only take photos of our kids but get in...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Jun. 22, 2017
There are no comments yet. 4449 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Reading by flashlight

We all know that reading books and bedtime go together very well. Books can help kids sit still and unwind after a long day of running around. I used to read to...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Aug. 4, 2017
There are no comments yet. 3995 Views
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