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TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Trying to enjoy the routines again

As summer approaches I'm looking forward to changing up our regular routines. With three kids I've found myself relying more and more on routines and enjoying it...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on May. 20, 2018
There are no comments yet. 5902 Views

A PRAGMATIST'S TAKE

Parkland School Shooting: Why work for a good solution when there is a proven non-starter?

This is not a discussion of the pros and cons, although I will include some notes about the complexities. Instead, my focus will be on the abysmal politics currently...

Original post made by Douglas Moran on Mar. 1, 2018
Last comment by Santa Fe High school, on May 19, 2018 at 4:18 pm | 40 comments | 6995 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

It’s All Gone Sour (snack recipe)

Anyone check out the John Legend Easter remake of the rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar? Boy did that bring back memories of a childhood soundtrack, and I still...

Original post made by Laura Stec on May. 13, 2018
Last comment by Laura Stec, on May 18, 2018 at 8:14 am | 5 comments | 7356 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Opening alert: Dumpling Garden in Mountain View

Dumpling Garden quietly opened in a Mountain View strip mall last month, serving handmade dumplings and other traditional Chinese fare. Less than a month after...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 15, 2018
Last comment by Eater, on May 17, 2018 at 12:49 pm | 6 comments | 14505 Views

AN ALTERNATIVE VIEW

School Superintendent Hires Need to be Thoroughly Vetted

The Palo Alto School District is now undergoing its third hire for a superintendent in a little more than a decade. Maybe it’s time for school board members...

Original post made by Diana Diamond on May. 11, 2018
Last comment by Annette, on May 17, 2018 at 11:46 am | 4 comments | 5412 Views

STORIES OF HOPE

Family Matters: Caring for the Dying, and Their Loved Ones

As I walked into the patient room of a local hospice facility early this year, I knew what to expect: An eighty-year-old woman, with gently-curled hair and a strained...

Original post made by Aldis Petriceks on Feb. 20, 2018
Last comment by joepumper, on May 16, 2018 at 7:14 pm | 4 comments | 2998 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Restaurant veteran to open Redwood City wine bar

Zu Tarazi, who got his start as a manager at the longtime John Bentley's in Redwood City and went on to open two local restaurants, is opening his own wine bar. Tarazi...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 10, 2018
Last comment by Camille Kennedy, on May 16, 2018 at 1:36 pm | 2 comments | 8257 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: 1st Date --> Marriage or Not Date at All

I met a wonderful couple with a young baby this week. She told me that on their first date she told him that this was either leading to marriage or it wasn’t...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Apr. 26, 2018
Last comment by joepumper, on May 14, 2018 at 8:43 pm | 1 comment | 2603 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

I Do Not Drive or Bike But Want Better Mobility Options for Those Who and Those Who Don't

I would drive a car and ride a bike if my eyesight permitted so this is a lifestyle I have had to accommodate to and think about. As a non driver or biker, I...

Original post made by Steve Levy on May. 2, 2018
Last comment by mv voice, on May 13, 2018 at 10:56 pm | 6 comments | 7015 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Farm Bill Café Begins!

Q: What is the biggest piece of environmental and public health legislation before Congress this year? A: The Farm Bill, released last month to...

Original post made by Laura Stec on May. 4, 2018
Last comment by Reader, on May 13, 2018 at 12:13 pm | 5 comments | 7976 Views

AN ALTERNATIVE VIEW

Motherhood -- Revisited

==I Welcome to my new blog at the Palo Alto Weekly. My goal is to discuss a variety of issues affecting Palo Alto, its residents and our daily lives, and perhaps...

Original post made by Diana Diamond on May. 8, 2018
Last comment by DianaDiamond, on May 9, 2018 at 3:50 pm | 2 comments | 6255 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Munchie Movement

Just a quick follow up on the 420 Hippie Hill celebration last week. I came ready to report on all the food infusions assumed to grace this...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Apr. 23, 2018
Last comment by Munchie Movement, on May 6, 2018 at 1:05 am | 12 comments | 7452 Views

STORIES OF HOPE

Alcohol, Opioids, the Loss of a Son: One Couple's Journey Through Pain and Redemption

On a Monday afternoon in October of 2017, Rick and Bev Dyer received the call. Their son, Brian, was in the hospital with a “serious but not life-threatening”...

Original post made by Aldis Petriceks on May. 1, 2018
Last comment by musical, on May 3, 2018 at 10:30 pm | 6 comments | 9294 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

SweetHoney Dessert opens in Mountain View

A franchise of Chinese dessert chain SweetHoney has opened in downtown Mountain View. SweetHoney opened at 841 Villa St., the former home of Korean restaurants...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 3, 2018
There are no comments yet. 8275 Views

STORIES OF HOPE

Community Revisited, Part One: Would I Raise a Family in Palo Alto?

==I These past few weeks, I have thought quite a bit about community. I've been attending Bible studies and discussions at Stanford, specifically focused on community;...

Original post made by Aldis Petriceks on Jan. 29, 2018
Last comment by meycing999, on Apr 29, 2018 at 4:23 am | 19 comments | 5135 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Greek restaurant Taverna opening in Palo Alto

There are traces of Greece everywhere in Taverna, a new restaurant opening Monday at 800 Emerson St. in downtown Palo Alto. Framed...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 19, 2018
Last comment by LadyDi, on Apr 27, 2018 at 3:29 pm | 13 comments | 19721 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

Retail's Real Estate Glut is Growing

That is the headline in a Business Week article this week. Last year 105 million square feet of retail space was announced for closure and this year so far the...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Apr. 21, 2018
Last comment by Allen Akin, on Apr 27, 2018 at 1:32 pm | 14 comments | 8276 Views

SENIOR FOCUS

Why Making Music is So Important for Your Brain

Music has been a part of just about everyone’s lives, often from before birth while still in the womb. Whether for entertainment, relaxation, spiritual prayer,...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on Feb. 3, 2018
Last comment by Richard Anderson, on Apr 24, 2018 at 4:43 pm | 3 comments | 2832 Views

STORIES OF HOPE

Motherlode of Possibilities: A Posture Village in Silicon Valley

Growing up in India, Esther Gokhale had a natural love for the human body; whether practicing yoga, dancing, or watching Eastern medical masters around her, she...

Original post made by Aldis Petriceks on Mar. 5, 2018
Last comment by Mini Arya, on Apr 23, 2018 at 11:14 pm | 4 comments | 9111 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Protégé Restaurant opens in Palo Alto

Protégé, a highly-anticipated restaurant from two alums of The French Laundry, quietly opened its doors this week in Palo Alto. For now, Protégé...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Mar. 24, 2018
Last comment by Nikki W., on Apr 23, 2018 at 2:10 pm | 7 comments | 17007 Views
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U-Pick at Webb Ranch
By Laura Stec | 0 comments | 1,578 views

Modern Hospice Care and The Death of Ivan Ilyich
By Aldis Petriceks | 4 comments | 916 views

A community in the sand
By Cheryl Bac | 3 comments | 758 views

Couples: “It’s Not My Problem. It’s Your Problem.”
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 369 views