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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 | 1381 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 | 12406 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 | 1311 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 | 3439 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 | 3393 Views

AN ALTERNATIVE VIEW

Get cars off our streets??

As outlandish as it sounds to me, while there are a number of Palo Alto residents who feel our streets are too crowded (they are!), their solution is to get more...

Original post made by Diana Diamond on Jun. 20, 2018
Last comment by Personal Corporate Responsibility, on Jun 27, 2018 at 9:29 am | 49 comments | 1954 Views

AN ALTERNATIVE VIEW

Ahhh, those darn aging questions

“How old are you?” the chatty woman sitting next to me in the Seoul Airport recently asked on my trip back from Japan. “I’m 66 and just celebrated my birthday,...

Original post made by Diana Diamond on May. 29, 2018
Last comment by NachoVi, on Jun 26, 2018 at 8:38 am | 6 comments | 1039 Views

STORIES OF HOPE

What Am I Striving For?

==I Recently, my work life and professional aspirations have been getting the better of me. In turn, I’ve felt myself getting worse: tension, unease, and discontent...

Original post made by Aldis Petriceks on Apr. 2, 2018
Last comment by pooja, on Jun 25, 2018 at 10:44 pm | 8 comments | 8671 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Opening alert: Sun of Wolf in Palo Alto

Aguachile, pozole and duck confit tacos are on the menu at

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 25, 2018
There are no comments yet. 4356 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Refill Don’t Landfill

Boy o boy, Palo Alto is having fun, AND getting it done these days. Toot toot to yout. Last week it was the Last Straw campaign, and their Food Party! continues...

Original post made by Laura Stec on May. 31, 2018
Last comment by Camper, on Jun 23, 2018 at 9:19 am | 10 comments | 2609 Views

STORIES OF HOPE

Alcohol, Opioids, the Loss of a Son: One Couple's Journey Through Pain and Redemption

On a Monday afternoon in October of 2017, Rick and Bev Dyer received the call. Their son, Brian, was in the hospital with a “serious but not life-threatening”...

Original post made by Aldis Petriceks on May. 1, 2018
Last comment by mjjones33, on Jun 22, 2018 at 10:26 pm | 8 comments | 11174 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Japanese noodle shop to open at Stanford Shopping Center

Udon noodles made on a machine imported from Japan will be the focus at Taro San Japanese Noodle Bar, which is opening at Stanford Shopping Center in Palo Alto this...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 18, 2018
Last comment by resident, on Jun 22, 2018 at 6:03 pm | 1 comment | 7442 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Cheesecake Factory Palo Alto to close

After more than a decade of serving its vast menu at 375 University Ave. in Palo Alto, The Cheesecake Factory will close in May. Alethea Rowe, senior director...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 9, 2018
Last comment by Leah, on Jun 21, 2018 at 11:55 am | 38 comments | 20517 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

A community in the sand

As a kid I spent a lot of time playing with friends in our sandbox. My parents hid pennies in the sand for us to dig up at birthday parties. My neighbors and I...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Jun. 15, 2018
Last comment by Life lessons, on Jun 20, 2018 at 9:22 pm | 3 comments | 1514 Views

STORIES OF HOPE

Always Moving: Jazmin Toca's Tale of Joy, Disability, and Purpose

==I This piece is the first in a multi-part series, telling stories about employees of Ada's Cafe -- the 501c3 nonprofit cafe in the Mitchell Park community center,...

Original post made by Aldis Petriceks on May. 14, 2018
Last comment by Ashwin kumar, on Jun 20, 2018 at 6:03 pm | 1 comment | 8036 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Redwood City's Woodside Deli undergoes remodel

The first day Kyle Vogel was officially the new owner of local sandwich standby Woodside Deli, the county health department conducted a surprise, coincidental inspection....

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 30, 2018
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Jun 19, 2018 at 9:58 am | 18 comments | 5080 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Ramen Nagi to land in Palo Alto June 25

Come the end of the month, Palo Alto will no longer be a ramen desert. Ramen Nagi, a successful Tokyo-born ramen chain, is

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 15, 2018
Last comment by julie armitano, on Jun 19, 2018 at 9:43 am |
2 comments | 5464 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: “True love is a decision between the head and the heart . . .

. . . Not just one or the other.” - Ines Johns I saw this in a novel I’m reading. I like it because we don’t live in the world completely...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jun. 13, 2018
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Jun 18, 2018 at 6:55 pm | 1 comment | 2845 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Fine-dining Korean restaurant to open in Palo Alto

After a year of operating quietly as a private dining...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 13, 2018
Last comment by Jack, on Jun 18, 2018 at 6:18 pm | 11 comments | 8318 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Boba Guys is coming to Palo Alto

"No, this is not a 404 error. Yes, this is for real," reads a sign announcing the newest outpost of Boba Guys, a popular San Francisco milk tea chain,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 14, 2018
Last comment by Joe Cowan, on Jun 15, 2018 at 1:02 pm | 2 comments | 8249 Views
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Populism: A response to the failure of the elites: Palo Alto edition
By Douglas Moran | 10 comments | 1,478 views

Let's Talk Internships
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 1 comment | 1,361 views

Couples: Sex and Connection (Chicken or Egg?)
By Chandrama Anderson | 1 comment | 1,091 views

Zucchini Takeover
By Laura Stec | 2 comments | 897 views

Mountain View's Hangen Szechuan to close after 25 years
By Elena Kadvany | 0 comments | 782 views