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A PRAGMATIST'S TAKE

Joe Simitian talk: Listening to Trump's America: Bridging the Divide

In the wake of the Trump election, Joe Simitian--a Palo Alto native and currently County Supervisor--visited three counties that had swung to voting for Trump after...

Original post made by Douglas Moran on Oct. 15, 2017
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Nov 2, 2017 at 8:02 pm | 46 comments | 2465 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

The Fiscal Implications of the Comp Plan

A fiscal impact study was conducted on Comp Plan alternatives that include a range of growth both higher and lower than the council’s preferred growth scenario. The...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Oct. 27, 2017
Last comment by Chris, on Nov 2, 2017 at 7:44 pm | 8 comments | 1805 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

It’s Pot Season!

Hah! Got you to look :) Actually, it’s potato season Food Partiers! and there is nothing like a freshly harvested potato from your garden, or your favorite...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Sep. 29, 2017
Last comment by Karla, on Nov 1, 2017 at 1:41 am | 2 comments | 2710 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

I AM THE GOD OF HELL FIRE AND I BRING YOU

Fire I'll take you to burn Fire I'll take you to learn I'll see you burn!!! You fought hard and you saved and learned But all of it's going to...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Oct. 13, 2017
Last comment by foodie, on Oct 30, 2017 at 10:36 am | 37 comments | 3470 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Let's Get Wasted

Wasted! The Story of Food Waste Film and conversation October 27th Two groups in Palo Alto, Transition Palo Alto and Zero Waste Palo Alto present...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Oct. 24, 2017
Last comment by Lauralies, on Oct 27, 2017 at 11:22 pm | 9 comments | 2381 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

You can't do everything

As the days get shorter and school and other scheduled activities take up more of our time each week, I find myself telling our kids more frequently that "we don't...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Oct. 26, 2017
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Oct 27, 2017 at 3:17 pm | 3 comments | 1029 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

The Comp Plan EIR--Pluses and Minuses

On Monday October 23rd the city council will begin review of the final Environmental Report (EIR) of the new Comprehensive Plan (Comp Plan). The EIR has three...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Oct. 22, 2017
Last comment by chris, on Oct 26, 2017 at 7:29 pm | 23 comments | 2384 Views

A PRAGMATIST'S TAKE

Swastikas, censorship, false positives and kittens

Increasing efforts to block online content from hate groups and terrorists has been accompanied by an unsurprising increase in reports of perfectly legitimate content...

Original post made by Douglas Moran on Sep. 7, 2017
Last comment by Douglas Moran, on Oct 23, 2017 at 9:41 pm | 4 comments | 2471 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Nobu Palo Alto eyes next-door expansion

A place to see and be seen, Nobu's new Palo Alto outpost could soon expand. The restaurant,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 17, 2017
Last comment by Chris, on Oct 23, 2017 at 5:35 pm | 5 comments | 5802 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Chop & Pub to open in Mountain View

UPDATE: Chop & Pub officially opened on Monday, Oct. 23. A new establishment focused on booze and small plates is set to open soon in downtown Mountain...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 9, 2017
Last comment by Kathy, on Oct 22, 2017 at 1:36 pm | 1 comment | 4000 Views

THINKING ABOUT COLLEGE

College Interviews

College interviews are a perfect opportunity for you to find out more about the college and for the college interviewer to learn more about you. I recently asked...

Original post made by John Raftrey and Lori McCormick on Oct. 2, 2017
Last comment by David, on Oct 22, 2017 at 1:25 am | 3 comments | 3892 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Yes You Can! Making Pickles and Other Yummies

Some fabulous canning classes are coming up, sponsored by the University of California Cooperative Extension, and their Master Food Preserver program.

Original post made by Laura Stec on Aug. 6, 2017
Last comment by Anna Sanders, on Oct 20, 2017 at 8:08 pm |
1 comment | 4706 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Recent Research for Wives to Keep Husbands from Straying

First, it’s interesting that the study didn’t take into account wives straying and how husbands can prevent that, but on to the research. “The...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jul. 27, 2017
Last comment by Anna Sanders, on Oct 20, 2017 at 8:06 pm | 4 comments | 3945 Views

COUPLE'S NET

I Finished my Novel: Connect Two Hearts, and Musings

Thank you all for reading the excerpts I posted these last few months. I really appreciate the title suggestions you gave, too. I submitted Connect Two Hearts...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Sep. 7, 2017
Last comment by Anna Sanders, on Oct 20, 2017 at 8:05 pm | 4 comments | 2976 Views

COUPLE'S NET

The Science of Passionate Sex

There’s a very interesting article that came out recently in Scientific American called

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Aug. 4, 2017
Last comment by Anna Sanders, on Oct 20, 2017 at 8:00 pm |
1 comment | 4429 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Umeboshi - The Macrobiotic Antibiotic

Continuing on with our tahini theme, today we combine this rich sesame paste with...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jul. 23, 2017
Last comment by Anna Sanders, on Oct 19, 2017 at 7:04 am | 2 comments | 4896 Views

COUPLE'S NET

It’s Not Someone Else’s Responsibility to Honor My Marriage . . .

. . . It’s my responsibility. --David Duchovny David is right. It’s your responsibility to honor your marriage. What vows did you make? Are you...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Aug. 17, 2017
Last comment by Anna Sanders, on Oct 19, 2017 at 6:24 am | 1 comment | 3275 Views

COUPLE'S NET

“Many people spend more time in planning the wedding than the marriage."

-- Zig Ziglar This is so true. Couples tell me they didn’t discuss money, kids, step-kids, in-laws, location where they’d live, and so much more....

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Sep. 1, 2017
Last comment by Anna Sanders, on Oct 19, 2017 at 4:54 am | 1 comment | 3162 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

More Plastic in the Ocean than Fish?

What if the ocean had more plastic than fish? It's a question being posed by scientists and the Monterey Bay Aquarium. They report that plastic is found "in...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jul. 31, 2017
Last comment by Anna Sanders, on Oct 18, 2017 at 6:14 pm | 8 comments | 3368 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Mademoiselle Colette opens second location in Palo Alto

The owner of Menlo Park patisserie Mademoiselle Colette soft opened her second location on Friday,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 10, 2017
Last comment by charles reilly, on Oct 17, 2017 at 5:57 pm | 9 comments | 7256 Views
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Couples: Do These for 80% Chance of Divorce
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,124 views

Tips for the Best Latkes
By Laura Stec | 2 comments | 922 views

 

The holidays are here!

From live music to a visit with Santa, here's a look at some local holiday activities to help you get into the spirit of the season.

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