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Ice cream shop opens at Stanford Shopping Center

Walnut Creek ice cream shop Lottie's Creamery opened a new location Saturday, May 19, at Stanford Shopping Center in Palo Alto. Doors opened at 10 a.m. Saturday,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 19, 2018
Last comment by Safeway Select Is Nasty, on May 25, 2018 at 12:02 am | 5 comments | 12879 Views


Camper to replace LB Steak in Menlo Park

More details are out on the restaurant taking over the former LB Steak space in downtown Menlo Park. Come this summer, 898 Santa Cruz Ave. will be home to Camper,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 2, 2018
Last comment by Hopeful, on May 24, 2018 at 1:36 pm | 21 comments | 13076 Views


Data and Compassion: Radical Tools in the Fight for Gun Control

Students in Washington D.C. during National Walkout Day, March 14, 2018. During last week’s National Walkout Day, a nationwide demonstration...

Original post made by Aldis Petriceks on Mar. 19, 2018
Last comment by mohit2931, on May 23, 2018 at 1:34 am | 13 comments | 7949 Views


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 | 7133 Views


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 | 7624 Views


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 | 15030 Views


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 | 5518 Views


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 | 3143 Views


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 | 8708 Views


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 | 3012 Views


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 | 7198 Views


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 | 8286 Views


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 | 6345 Views


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 | 7688 Views


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. 8589 Views


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 | 5386 Views


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 | 20312 Views


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 | 3028 Views


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 | 9410 Views


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 | 17598 Views
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Flights to replace Shiva's in Mountain View
By Elena Kadvany | 5 comments | 3,596 views

Palo Alto's problems -- crows, rats and airplanes
By Diana Diamond | 10 comments | 1,177 views

Thought and Matter: A Young Man's Search for Interest and Meaning
By Aldis Petriceks | 4 comments | 1,051 views