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Climate Friendly Cuisine Conference

Are you in food service? Are you interested in changing the world with great tasting food? Do plastic straws drive you nuts and food waste make you crazy? Then...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Aug. 14, 2018
Last comment by eat less...Feel Better, on Aug 21, 2018 at 2:25 pm | 22 comments | 2160 Views


Owner of Menlo Park's Yogurt Stop plans retirement

The owner of the longtime Yogurt Stop in Menlo Park is planning to retire at the end of August, according to the Almanac News. Soheila Khalili has operated the...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 21, 2018
There are no comments yet. 1465 Views


A Concrete Joy: The Life and Love of Charlie Foley-Hughes

==I This piece is the sixth in a multi-part series, telling stories about employees of Ada's Cafe -- a 501c3 nonprofit cafe in the Mitchell Park community center,...

Original post made by Aldis Petriceks on Aug. 13, 2018
Last comment by Yvonne, on Aug 18, 2018 at 9:42 am | 1 comment | 2075 Views


Hotel restaurant to open in Mountain View

A team broke ground this week on the Ameswell Mountain View, a $250 million mixed-use development with a luxury hotel and restaurant at 750 Moffett Blvd. The...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 15, 2018
Last comment by Price it right, on Aug 17, 2018 at 11:21 am | 3 comments | 4415 Views


Couples: Drop Your Keyboard!

Talking with your partner and being understood may be challenging enough without adding in the complexities of technology. Body language accounts for 70% or more...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Aug. 10, 2018
Last comment by Native to the BAY, on Aug 16, 2018 at 12:53 pm | 1 comment | 9709 Views


Couples: Wanting, Yet Missing One Another

A while back while I was waiting at the traffic signal by my office I saw a woman at the crosswalk. She wanted to cross Middlefield, a busy street. She turned away...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Aug. 16, 2018
There are no comments yet. 1770 Views


Microbiotic Bowl - Research Participants Needed

Did you know your body is made up of 70-90% the genes of another species? Those genes are the bacteria/microbiome that live on and in us. We are more them than...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Aug. 7, 2018
Last comment by Survivialist, on Aug 13, 2018 at 3:04 pm | 35 comments | 3294 Views


Mike's Cafe to reopen soon in Palo Alto

The owner of Midtown Palo Alto's longtime Mike's Cafe plans to reopen a new-and-improved version of his restaurant in the next two months. Mike Wallau temporarily...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 25, 2018
Last comment by midtowngrl, on Aug 12, 2018 at 5:10 pm | 9 comments | 4257 Views


Tacolicious expands chicken concept to Palo Alto

Last summer, Bay Area Mexican restaurant Tacolicious launched a delivery-only rotisserie chicken concept out of one of its San Francisco locations. Dubbed

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 6, 2018
Last comment by OMG, on Aug 10, 2018 at 4:38 pm |
12 comments | 7064 Views


Politicians Are Still Politicians: The Growth Debate Reversals

It was a most unusual Palo Alto City Council meeting Monday, July 30. It was politics at its worst – or for some of the council members, perhaps politics at...

Original post made by Diana Diamond on Jul. 31, 2018
Last comment by First Responders, on Aug 7, 2018 at 10:28 am | 11 comments | 929 Views


After 22 years in Palo Alto, China Delight to close

A longtime local favorite, China Delight's last day of business at 461 Emerson St. in downtown Palo Alto will be Tuesday, July 31. Owner Jin Huang said Monday...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 30, 2018
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Aug 6, 2018 at 1:41 am | 9 comments | 5115 Views


Couples: Tantric Sex and Menopause

Tantric Sex and Menopause: Practices for Spiritual and Sexual Renewal By Diana Richardson and Janet McGeever I recently read Tantric Sex and Menopause...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Aug. 3, 2018
Last comment by gualterio, on Aug 5, 2018 at 5:52 am | 1 comment | 3837 Views


Shop Like An Artist at the Farmers Market

We’ve been Food Partying! at farmers markets for a couple years now. Cooking at the Market is monthly in...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jul. 31, 2018
Last comment by Yeah Farmers!, on Aug 4, 2018 at 7:48 am | 5 comments | 2191 Views


Menlo Park: Mami Cheli's to open Aug. 4

Mexican restaurant Mami Cheli's will officially open its doors in Menlo Park this Saturday, Aug. 4. The 989 El Camino Real restaurant will hold a soft opening...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 1, 2018
Last comment by Waiting for Pupusas, on Aug 3, 2018 at 2:36 am | 4 comments | 2643 Views


How Much More Growth Should Palo Alto Allow?

To grow more, or a lot more: That is the question that Palo Alto voters will face in November, when a ballot measure will ask us whether we should cap this city’s...

Original post made by Diana Diamond on Jul. 25, 2018
Last comment by @GM, on Aug 2, 2018 at 11:04 am | 54 comments | 4042 Views


Get Rid of Those Roundabouts!

Roundabouts are the new “in” thing for Palo Alto’s Transportation Department – and these drivable road circles are part of an $9.6 million...

Original post made by Diana Diamond on Jun. 14, 2018
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 30, 2018 at 10:04 pm | 37 comments | 2435 Views


Local Flavor - Food Events and Happenings

Here’s some fun food events happening around town. Eat More Vegetables Wednesday, July 25, 6:30PM - 7:30 PM FREE cook class! Shhhh….Vegetables...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jul. 23, 2018
Last comment by Warsaw Realtor, on Jul 30, 2018 at 6:56 am | 1 comment | 2754 Views


Use-Mention distinction fading; Idiocracy ascendant

Failures to make this distinction can have substantial real-world consequences, damaging reputations and lives. Yet in even the simplest cases of this aspect of...

Original post made by Douglas Moran on Jul. 21, 2018
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Jul 27, 2018 at 12:18 am | 20 comments | 2114 Views


Portland ice cream shop Salt & Straw coming to Palo Alto

Salt & Straw, a string of ice cream shops born in Portland, Oregon, is opening a new location in downtown Palo Alto. The ice cream company, known for inventive...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 4, 2018
Last comment by Jeff, on Jul 26, 2018 at 4:13 pm | 10 comments | 5852 Views


Flights to replace Shiva's in Mountain View

At Flights, good things come in threes. In fact, every dish comes in three. Order French fries and you'll get truffle, garlic and sweet potato. Meatballs? Look...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 17, 2018
Last comment by Eater, on Jul 25, 2018 at 4:59 pm | 12 comments | 7268 Views
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Populism: A response to the failure of the elites: Palo Alto edition
By Douglas Moran | 10 comments | 1,478 views

Let's Talk Internships
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 1 comment | 1,361 views

Couples: Sex and Connection (Chicken or Egg?)
By Chandrama Anderson | 1 comment | 1,091 views

Zucchini Takeover
By Laura Stec | 2 comments | 897 views

Mountain View's Hangen Szechuan to close after 25 years
By Elena Kadvany | 0 comments | 785 views