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Pope Francis to Canonize Father Junípero Serra

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Original post made by Nick Taylor on Jan. 15, 2015
Last comment by MiguWext, on Sep 26, 2017 at 2:05 pm |
10 comments | 4821 Views

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Ad Libs: Whither water?

I love the arcs of this photo: the way they complement each other, with nature mirroring the man-made world, or perhaps the other way around. Although the author...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Apr. 21, 2011
Last comment by Harohide, on Sep 26, 2017 at 10:22 am | 1 comment | 7661 Views

THINKING ABOUT COLLEGE

New York City College Tours - Part One (Pace University and St. John?s)

(written by Lori McCormick) I spent three days touring New York City colleges this past October. In those three days, I visited five colleges: Pace University,...

Original post made by John Raftrey and Lori McCormick on Dec. 4, 2014
Last comment by Ronunlila, on Sep 25, 2017 at 9:28 pm | 2 comments | 17046 Views

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A survivor's spirit

I recently got an email from artist Edna Shochat with a dramatic poster attached. Headlined "One in Eight," the poster contains seven photos of glossy-haired celebrities...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Nov. 7, 2013
Last comment by Ronunlila, on Sep 25, 2017 at 4:50 pm | 1 comment | 17279 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

The President's Proposals for Legal Immigration Reform are Bad Economic Policy

President Trump has proposed to reform the legal immigration system by: --restricting family based immigration --keeping the 140,000 labor market based admissions...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Aug. 2, 2017
Last comment by Jose Pen, on Sep 25, 2017 at 9:16 am | 39 comments | 4906 Views

THINKING ABOUT COLLEGE

When to start thinking about college when you aren?t thinking about college

(Written by Lori McCormick) In my two previous posts, I wrote about the importance of preparing for college when students are in their last two years...

Original post made by John Raftrey and Lori McCormick on Aug. 7, 2014
Last comment by LarSwache, on Sep 24, 2017 at 10:30 pm | 3 comments | 13803 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Cherries and Berries

It’s cherry season and wow - have you noticed it’s the cherriest? Seems like cherries are everywhere! I asked Deborah Olson why. She’s a 4th...

Original post made by Laura Stec on May. 24, 2017
Last comment by Jose Pen, on Sep 24, 2017 at 7:23 pm | 7 comments | 4500 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Off the Grid Menlo Park opening night lineup

Off the Grid is moving full steam ahead in Menlo Park, with a launch date set for Wednesday, Feb. 19. Despite vehement opposition from many local business owners,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Feb. 10, 2014
Last comment by Ronbutt, on Sep 24, 2017 at 3:25 pm | 8 comments | 30093 Views

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Su Hong Menlo Park changes hands after 38 years

Su Hong To Go in Menlo Park, the longtime takeout Chinese-food favorite of generations of customers, has been sold, owner Bee King confirmed Monday. King, who...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Sep. 28, 2015
Last comment by David King, on Sep 22, 2017 at 10:08 pm | 28 comments | 35697 Views

TWO DECADES OF KIDS AND COUNTING

Home sweet home

Two weeks ago my 88-year-old mother collapsed unconscious on the floor of her apartment. Fortunately, her ever-vigilant caregivers caught her as she fell, so she...

Original post made by Sally Torbey on Feb. 7, 2017
Last comment by Rod, on Sep 21, 2017 at 10:25 pm | 5 comments | 1693 Views

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QBB opens in Mountain View

Ribs, brisket, pastrami and other barbecue fare is on the menu of

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Sep. 15, 2017
Last comment by Eater, on Sep 21, 2017 at 4:23 pm |
12 comments | 6511 Views

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Palo Alto: Bon Vivant to be replaced by bakery

Downtown Palo Alto has lost a French restaurant but will soon gain a bakery with the opening of Tuts Bakery & Cafe at 535 Bryant St., the former home of Bon...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 17, 2017
Last comment by Happy, on Sep 21, 2017 at 3:07 pm | 12 comments | 8883 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

The Chickery coming to Palo Alto

A Washington D.C.-based chicken franchise will be opening its first West Coast location in Palo Alto this summer, the company announced Wednesday. The Chickery...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 10, 2017
Last comment by tom k, on Sep 21, 2017 at 12:11 pm | 13 comments | 8259 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

One more year

Our oldest has one more year until he starts Kindergarten. Some of our friends started this year, so I get to hear what they think helped their kids adjust and...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Sep. 18, 2017
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Sep 19, 2017 at 11:24 am | 2 comments | 1661 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Grandparents Day

Some years Grandparents Day sneaks up on me. It gets lost in the end of the summer/beginning of the school year rush and two of our family's birthday celebrations. For...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Sep. 12, 2017
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Sep 17, 2017 at 5:37 pm | 4 comments | 1769 Views

SENIOR FOCUS

How to Encourage Healthy Food Choices & Reduce Health Care Costs

You know how folks who receive food stamps cannot buy certain supermarket items such as cigarettes, alcohol, candy (I think that's on the list) with them? Here's...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on Jun. 25, 2014
Last comment by forbrukeretaten.no/, on Sep 16, 2017 at 12:17 am | 5 comments | 5916 Views

THINKING ABOUT COLLEGE

Road Trip to Oregon Colleges

(Written by John Raftrey) A few weeks ago I spent time touring five Oregon colleges with a busload of independent college counselors with the Higher Education...

Original post made by John Raftrey and Lori McCormick on Jul. 2, 2014
Last comment by Parent of high schoolers, on Sep 14, 2017 at 10:10 pm | 2 comments | 17829 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Time to Say Goodbye

You Dirty Little Thing. We’ve been together for so long. I remember when we first...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Sep. 7, 2017
Last comment by 19th Century Man, on Sep 14, 2017 at 4:31 pm | 19 comments | 3938 Views

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When to get on a Retirement Community wait list

If you are considering moving into a retirement community, one of the things you need to be aware of is how the wait list works. If a community has no waiting list...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on Jul. 27, 2016
Last comment by MFB, on Sep 14, 2017 at 1:45 pm | 4 comments | 4318 Views

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Palo Altan to open brew-and-pizza focused restaurant in Los Altos

Palo Alto native Lars Smith, who has worked in and around restaurants since he was a teenager, will open State of Mind Public House, an homage to California beer...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 5, 2017
Last comment by Another reader, on Sep 13, 2017 at 9:55 am | 7 comments | 29511 Views
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Couples: Do These for 80% Chance of Divorce
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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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