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A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

A Pragmatic Approach to A Trillion Trees

As this quarantine continues, many of us are taking more pleasure in time spent outdoors. Trees in particular seem to uplift and inspire us. Yet they are also workhorses...

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Apr. 5, 2020
Last comment by Sherry Listgarten, on Apr 8, 2020 at 3:26 pm | 4 comments | 6413 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Repairing a Disagreement with your Beloved & “Physical” vs. “Social” Distancing

I’m going to write about two topics today. How to repair and resolve an issue with your beloved. If you’ve had an argument or disagreement, there...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Apr. 3, 2020
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Apr 8, 2020 at 11:00 am | 2 comments | 5116 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Spring Break Science Part 1

When the zoos and museums closed, I promised our kids that we would do more science demonstrations/experiments.  However, I didn’t want to make an extra...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Apr. 7, 2020
There are no comments yet. 2336 Views

A PRAGMATIST'S TAKE

Profiteering off medical equipment and its export unimpeded (COVID-19)

Medical equipment shortages have been in the national headlines for weeks, but a significant part of the problem has been profiteers sending it overseas. Bet most...

Original post made by Douglas Moran on Apr. 3, 2020
Last comment by mauricio, on Apr 7, 2020 at 4:17 pm | 9 comments | 3741 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Coronavirus Food Safety Update + New! Insider Tips

We’ve all been following the current info about food safety during WWC. More articles, studies, and news bits are coming out about best practices, and the...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Apr. 2, 2020
Last comment by Judy Buttrill, on Apr 6, 2020 at 3:05 pm | 7 comments | 6955 Views

AN ALTERNATIVE VIEW

Coronavirus: Plan ahead now for a big outbreak

So here we are. Cuddled up in our homes, trying to stay isolated from each other, and being told by Governor Gavin Newsom that we may have some 25 million cases...

Original post made by Diana Diamond on Mar. 23, 2020
Last comment by henryStrock77, on Apr 5, 2020 at 3:56 am | 23 comments | 6172 Views

A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

Can you stay healthy without making more trash?

A commenter mentioned a few weeks ago that reusable cups, bags,...

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Mar. 29, 2020
Last comment by DC, on Apr 4, 2020 at 4:06 pm | 7 comments | 4849 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

Another Way to Help Our Local Low Wage Workers

Yesterday I posted on Facebook that Nancy and I were asking the people who help us in our home (like cleaners) to stay home and we would cover their full pay until...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Mar. 17, 2020
Last comment by Rick, on Apr 4, 2020 at 10:38 am | 18 comments | 3846 Views

A PRAGMATIST'S TAKE

Remember the failures for when it's time for fixes: COVID-19

I likely have COVID-19, but mine is so mild that I wouldn't have noticed if I were keeping a normal sleep schedule. But like so, so many others, I will never show...

Original post made by Douglas Moran on Mar. 27, 2020
Last comment by home front for Corona, on Apr 3, 2020 at 11:11 am | 20 comments | 3362 Views

AN ALTERNATIVE VIEW

Think about helping others in our coronavirus-affected area

In these dire times, as people are really worried about getting the coronavirus, it seems we all are potential targets, ready to be plucked randomly, without any...

Original post made by Diana Diamond on Mar. 29, 2020
Last comment by Rainer, on Apr 2, 2020 at 5:42 pm | 7 comments | 4041 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Drive-through farmers markets? The Peninsula's food industry pivots to the new normal.

Two local food operators, a farmers market and a restaurant, are pivoting to drive-through service models to adapt to the Bay Area's shelter in place order. The...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Mar. 23, 2020
Last comment by C, on Apr 1, 2020 at 11:38 am | 8 comments | 9852 Views

A TEEN'S PALO ALTO

How COVID-19 Affects Communities

When the coronavirus was first discovered, nobody expected it to blow up the way it did. In fact, the virus was not perceived as dangerous at all until it took lives...

Original post made by Jessica Zang on Mar. 25, 2020
Last comment by Trump fired the national pandemic team, on Mar 29, 2020 at 6:18 pm | 19 comments | 8746 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Food Safety and Coronavirus: A Comprehensive Guide

This is the best information I have read about how the virus interacts with food. Thanks to author and Wursthall San Mateo chef J....

Original post made by Laura Stec on Mar. 21, 2020
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Mar 29, 2020 at 3:06 pm | 16 comments | 63574 Views

A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

Will the Coronavirus Save Lives?

I saw an eye-opening statistic the other day. Coronavirus to date has killed almost 15,000 people worldwide (as of March 22). It may be 2x or 3x that by the time...

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Mar. 22, 2020
Last comment by Jetman, on Mar 28, 2020 at 12:59 pm | 29 comments | 5670 Views

COUPLE'S NET

The first few seconds after awakening; before I remember the virus

In the first few seconds after awakening, I am taking in the morning. The sun shining. My dog's little noises. My breath. Stretching and rolling my shoulders. Then...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Mar. 27, 2020
There are no comments yet. 5305 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Restaurants shutter temporarily while other double down on delivery, ways to survive coronavirus downturn

==I For more updates on restaurant closures, read this story:

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Mar. 13, 2020
Last comment by West Menlo, on Mar 26, 2020 at 4:27 pm |
9 comments | 10062 Views

SENIOR FOCUS

Stores with Senior Shopping Hours or Shop-For-You

Some local food stores are offering senior hours or special arrangements. Call first to confirm. Also call to ask them what kind of "proof" (ie. letter signed by...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on Mar. 22, 2020
Last comment by Father of 3, on Mar 23, 2020 at 3:53 pm | 7 comments | 2175 Views

SENIOR FOCUS

Mass Sing-In Tonight 5pm Monday 3/23

Anyone interested in doing something like Italy is/was doing - at a designated time everyone goes out into their front yard. por opens their window, and sings a...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on Mar. 23, 2020
Last comment by Max Greenberg, on Mar 23, 2020 at 2:30 pm | 2 comments | 52 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Who’s Got Take-Out or Senior Grocery Hours?

Whose got take out? Support your local restaurants. Tip well when you go. Call to place your order (some take online orders), keep 6 feet distance from others...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Mar. 18, 2020
Last comment by Grocery Shopper, on Mar 23, 2020 at 11:48 am | 21 comments | 9675 Views

AN ALTERNATIVE VIEW

A new challenge: What to do when everything is closed?

Who among us would have ever thought three weeks ago that a pretty flower-looking corona virus would spread worldwide so rapidly and would affect so...

Original post made by Diana Diamond on Mar. 15, 2020
Last comment by Karen, on Mar 22, 2020 at 10:27 pm | 30 comments | 20490 Views
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