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COUPLE'S NET

Couples: Retirement Hot Potato!

The top three issues couples have are about sex, money and power. So today I’m going to write about money, specifically retirement. So much of the help you...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Aug. 31, 2018
Last comment by carolinewarren, on Oct 11, 2018 at 6:39 am | 1 comment | 3602 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

The Midwife and the Baker quietly selling bread in Mountain View

Wednesday through Saturday, from 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Peninsulans can buy The Midwife and the Baker's fresh-milled sourdough breads and viennoiseries in Mountain...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 13, 2018
Last comment by Mary B, on Oct 10, 2018 at 9:31 am | 1 comment | 4815 Views

AN ALTERNATIVE VIEW

Questions on my mind about Palo Alto

I oftentimes come across things in Palo Alto that make me wonder, “Why does the city …” “Does data on how much services are used back up what the city is...

Original post made by Diana Diamond on Oct. 4, 2018
Last comment by Annette, on Oct 10, 2018 at 12:49 am | 16 comments | 2104 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Paris Baguette opens in Mountain View

Paris Baguette has opened its doors at 317 Castro St. in downtown Mountain View. The opening comes two years after the international bakery chain took over the...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 2, 2018
Last comment by pogo, on Oct 9, 2018 at 2:23 pm | 8 comments | 4665 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Oak + Violet to open in Menlo Park hotel

Oak + Violet, the restaurant inside Menlo Park's new Park James Hotel, will open for dinner on Monday, Oct. 8. The

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 5, 2018
Last comment by to kali, on Oct 6, 2018 at 2:28 pm |
1 comment | 3275 Views

A PRAGMATIST'S TAKE

Kavanaugh-Ford: A widening societal division on justice

The public's reactions to Prof. Ford's accusations of Judge Kavanaugh highlighted an increasing division in what we as a society consider proper conduct in dealing...

Original post made by Douglas Moran on Sep. 30, 2018
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 6, 2018 at 11:12 am | 23 comments | 2881 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Buy Your Pumpkins On The Coast

It’s an annual outing at the Stec house to head to the coast and buy pumpkins for the season. Half Moon Bay and the San Mateo coast look great right now...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Oct. 1, 2018
Last comment by Options without the commercialism, on Oct 5, 2018 at 11:05 am | 2 comments | 2376 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Opening alert: Joe & The Juice at Stanford Shopping Center

UPDATE: A third Joe & The Juice opened on Friday, Oct. 5, at 240 Hamilton Ave. in Palo Alto. Danish juice chain Joe & The Juice has opened No. 2...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 3, 2018
Last comment by Better, on Oct 4, 2018 at 11:37 pm | 2 comments | 3646 Views

THINKING ABOUT COLLEGE

Let's Talk Internships

(Written by Rebecca Bjorklund, University Recruiter for a variety of corporations, ranging from management consulting to aerospace to interactive entertainment) Glowing...

Original post made by John Raftrey and Lori McCormick on Sep. 20, 2018
Last comment by Christopher A. Howland, on Oct 2, 2018 at 4:48 am | 2 comments | 2342 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Zucchini Takeover

There’s plenty of zucchini around these days to Food Party! with. Here’s a quick, kid-approved and adult favorite, side dish or snack, perfect for...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Sep. 20, 2018
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Oct 1, 2018 at 6:44 am | 8 comments | 2181 Views

AN ALTERNATIVE VIEW

He said, she said, Mark Judge didn’t say: Kavanaugh-Ford Part 2

A week ago I wrote about Christine Blasley Ford, calling her a brave woman. After hearing her testimony Thursday, I think she was extremely brave. Hers was a...

Original post made by Diana Diamond on Sep. 27, 2018
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Sep 30, 2018 at 7:13 pm | 35 comments | 3495 Views

STORIES OF HOPE

The Oft-Unseen Fruits of End-of-Life Care

==I The following essay is a modified version of a piece titled, "Compassion and the Uncertain Caregiver," which was recently accepted by the medical journal, Palliative...

Original post made by Aldis Petriceks on Sep. 11, 2018
Last comment by Smith, on Sep 30, 2018 at 9:31 am | 3 comments | 3354 Views

A PRAGMATIST'S TAKE

Populism: A response to the failure of the elites: Palo Alto edition

==I "Especially in this day and age, populism is something to be resisted. That we don't want to be populists. That we basically want to do things with good...

Original post made by Douglas Moran on Sep. 23, 2018
Last comment by StarSpring, on Sep 29, 2018 at 10:38 am | 16 comments | 3009 Views

STORIES OF HOPE

The Elevating Embrace of a Man with Down Syndrome

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

Original post made by Aldis Petriceks on Jul. 2, 2018
Last comment by Susan, on Sep 27, 2018 at 8:50 pm | 1 comment | 2088 Views

STORIES OF HOPE

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 Stephanie M., on Sep 27, 2018 at 1:41 pm | 1 comment | 2157 Views

COUPLE'S NET

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 | 2685 Views

STORIES OF HOPE

Thought and Matter: A Young Man's Search for Interest and Meaning

==I This piece is the fourth 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 Jul. 16, 2018
Last comment by trivani, on Sep 27, 2018 at 2:08 am | 11 comments | 3283 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Calling grandma

My mom recently retired. And I underestimated just how helpful she could be living half a country away. This summer our son was excited to practice using my...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Sep. 26, 2018
There are no comments yet. 786 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Global Warming Diet

With Hurricane Florence pounding the east coast, and a week of commitments happening at the Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco, it’s time to remind...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Sep. 14, 2018
Last comment by Ghaha12, on Sep 22, 2018 at 4:19 am | 7 comments | 1979 Views

AN ALTERNATIVE VIEW

He said – she said – who is lying? Justice Brett Kavanaugh or PA resident Christine Ford

Christine Blasey Ford is my new heroine. I am so proud of her that she finally decided to go public about her accusations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh...

Original post made by Diana Diamond on Sep. 17, 2018
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Sep 19, 2018 at 6:34 pm | 69 comments | 18135 Views
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El Camino: Another scheme to increase congestion?
By Douglas Moran | 10 comments | 1,997 views

Post-election reflections -- and sponges
By Diana Diamond | 13 comments | 1,677 views

Couples: Philosophy of Love
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,370 views

Trials of My Grandmother
By Aldis Petriceks | 1 comment | 907 views

Lakes and Larders (part 2)
By Laura Stec | 0 comments | 126 views