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AN ALTERNATIVE VIEW

Would you favor a business head tax?

“How do you feel about a head tax?” a friend asked me the other day. She was referring to a relatively new tax idea that some communities are embracing: The...

Original post made by Diana Diamond on Jul. 5, 2018
Last comment by Anne, on Jul 19, 2018 at 2:53 pm | 25 comments | 2780 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Coupa Cafe to expand to Los Altos, Redwood City

Coupa Cafe is expanding beyond the bounds of Palo Alto and Stanford University with two new locations in Los Altos and Redwood City. The longtime cafe, known...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 16, 2018
Last comment by charles reilly, on Jul 17, 2018 at 5:29 am | 1 comment | 4922 Views

AN ALTERNATIVE VIEW

What if this outage had been an earthquake?

It was not a dark and stormy night. It was a blue-sky sunny evening when at 6:20 p.m. the electricity in my house suddenly went off July 2. It was no big deal....

Original post made by Diana Diamond on Jul. 11, 2018
Last comment by You'de be history if it were an earthquake, on Jul 16, 2018 at 11:17 am | 10 comments | 1793 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Facing economic pressures, Ada's Cafe makes plea for donations

In the face of rising rent and labor costs, Palo Alto's

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 11, 2018
Last comment by Chris, on Jul 16, 2018 at 11:15 am |
9 comments | 4799 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Food Party! 420

Happy first legal 420 in California, this Friday, April 20th. It’s definitely a new way to Food Party!, right? In my dreams this article was going to be...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Apr. 17, 2018
Last comment by zzzzzzc?, on Jul 15, 2018 at 6:55 pm | 1 comment | 7632 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Italian natives to open Los Altos restaurant

Tre Monti, an Italian restaurant from three natives of southern Italy, is set to open this fall at 270 Main St. in downtown Los Altos. Mattia Galiano is opening...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 12, 2018
Last comment by Michael, on Jul 15, 2018 at 6:20 pm | 8 comments | 3653 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

After three decades, Max's Opera Cafe to close in Palo Alto

It started 12 years ago, when California Pizza Kitchen opened at Stanford Shopping Center. Then came Yucca De Lac and The Melt. And in the last two years alone,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 26, 2018
Last comment by Edward, on Jul 15, 2018 at 1:02 pm | 27 comments | 12280 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Grant Money for Small Farmers

I just traveled back to the hallowed halls of the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York. Back when I attended school there, the CIA hardly new what...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jul. 12, 2018
Last comment by Sally James, on Jul 13, 2018 at 12:49 pm | 3 comments | 1768 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Brava debuts 'the world's fastest oven' in Palo Alto

Two Gunn High School graduates have created what they believe is the next big thing in the food-technology space: a high-tech oven that uses infrared light -- plus...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 10, 2018
Last comment by JLN, on Jul 11, 2018 at 2:16 pm | 3 comments | 2822 Views

A PRAGMATIST'S TAKE

The Right to Listen: Free Speech #2

Speech is different from talking. It necessarily involves the communication of thoughts from a speaker to an audience (^

Original post made by Douglas Moran on Jun. 14, 2018
Last comment by Douglas Moran, on Jul 9, 2018 at 2:09 pm |
17 comments | 2124 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Joe & The Juice opens first Palo Alto location

Juices, smoothies, sandwiches and coffee bags emblazoned with shirtless men are now available at Joe & The Juice in downtown Palo Alto. The 508 University...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 2, 2018
Last comment by Steve, on Jul 9, 2018 at 12:25 pm | 3 comments | 3577 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Thai July on Corn

Still need a recipe for your July 4th BBQ? Try this one. Thai July on Corn Makes approximately 20 pieces 4 corn on the cob, cleaned, washed,...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jul. 2, 2018
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Jul 3, 2018 at 8:15 pm | 4 comments | 1905 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Greens, Red Cabbage, Five Seed, Avocado Salad with Lemon Flax Dressing

I threw together the best salad tonight with just what I had around and yum - filling and sensorially satisfying on so many levels. Red cabbage is a forgotten...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jun. 25, 2018
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jul 2, 2018 at 4:54 pm | 3 comments | 1974 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Palo Alto's Vin Vino Wine sold to new owners

"A chef, a sommelier and an accountant walk in to a wine shop...." — and buy it. Vin Vino Wine, a fixture of the local wine community, has been...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 13, 2018
Last comment by Robert Gilchrist Huenemann, on Jul 2, 2018 at 3:05 pm | 11 comments | 11802 Views

AN ALTERNATIVE VIEW

Avoiding Those Partisan ‘Others’

As we celebrate this year’s Fourth of July, I keep on thinking about Americans today and about the terrible partisan divide we have in this country, a divide...

Original post made by Diana Diamond on Jun. 28, 2018
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 1, 2018 at 8:39 am | 45 comments | 1600 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Traveling solo with three young kids

I recently traveled solo with our three young kids. I learned a few things along the way that will hopefully make our next travel experience easier. ==B 1. Seat...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Jun. 30, 2018
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Jun 30, 2018 at 7:10 pm | 2 comments | 1360 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

New drink, sweet options coming to Stanford Shopping Center

Stanford Shopping Center announced Wednesday that a juice shop, coffee company and ice cream shop will open at the El Camino Real mall this year. Joe & The...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 11, 2018
Last comment by Derek, on Jun 29, 2018 at 11:16 am | 10 comments | 12343 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Gate Pass Frustration

A few years ago I was so excited to learn about gate passes. I could travel solo with...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Jun. 27, 2018
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Jun 28, 2018 at 10:40 pm | 6 comments | 1301 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: "A successful marriage is an edifice that must be rebuilt every day."

- Andre Maurois I’m not sure that a marriage needs to be rebuilt every day, but it does need to be built every day. Are you thinking, “I don’t...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jun. 8, 2018
Last comment by MaceyConrad, on Jun 28, 2018 at 4:19 pm | 8 comments | 3396 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Teaquation Tonic opens in Palo Alto

Redwood City tea cafe Teaquation opened a new outpost in downtown Palo Alto this weekend. During...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 27, 2018
Last comment by charles reilly, on Jun 27, 2018 at 8:54 pm | 1 comment | 3362 Views
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He said – she said – who is lying? Justice Brett Kavanaugh or PA resident Christine Ford
By Diana Diamond | 71 comments | 3,482 views

Global Warming Diet
By Laura Stec | 6 comments | 1,353 views

Couples: "Taming Your Gremlin" by Richard Carson
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,241 views

Preparing for kindergarten
By Cheryl Bac | 0 comments | 687 views

 

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