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A PRAGMATIST'S TAKE

Vote-by-Mail concerns: Integrity, Accuracy, Credibility

The article here "Mail-in voting has no partisan...

Original post made by Douglas Moran on Sep. 8, 2020
Last comment by Sunshine, on Sep 14, 2020 at 1:37 pm |
9 comments | 1468 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Expanding the birthday celebration

Over the weekend we celebrated our son’s birthday with relatives over video chat. Almost every weekend since the stay at home order started we’ve chatted about...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Jun. 30, 2020
There are no comments yet. 1453 Views

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Ad Libs: Play in progress

So there wasn't a stunning set to take a photo of. But with a staged reading of a musical that's still being written, you expect to see the seams. This weekend we...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Aug. 21, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1436 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Preparing for School

As the summer winds down, I’m slowly getting our kids ready for the upcoming school year. We cleaned off a table so each kid has a designated workspace. ...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Jul. 31, 2020
There are no comments yet. 1431 Views

SENIOR FOCUS

Palo Alto City Library - Upcoming Programs for Seniors

(Special guest blog entry by Alison de Geus, a Senior Librarian with the Palo Alto City Library, focused on Adult Services.) Palo Alto Library is excited to participate...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on Jan. 31, 2020
There are no comments yet. 1385 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Premarital and Couples: See "Buck" for Couple's Tips

Check out the movie Buck; it's ostensibly about Buck and horses, yet it speaks to the way people handle themselves and one another. There's a scene in which Buck...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Sep. 25, 2020
There are no comments yet. 1302 Views

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Ad Libs: 'Double Take' photo contest

There's another opportunity to get your eagle eye recognized at the spiffed-up Palo Alto Art Center: Submit your best photo of Patrick Dougherty's whimsical tree...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Jul. 30, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1296 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Back-to-school shopping

This week we did bit of back-to-school shopping. We bought everything online and the kids are excited to receive their packages over the next couple of weeks. ...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Jul. 24, 2020
There are no comments yet. 1295 Views

OFF DEADLINE

On Deadline blog: Planning Director: searching for someone who walks on ? hot coals?

The imminent departure (June 30) of Planning Director Curtis Williams leaves Palo Alto city officials searching for a replacement for the lightning-rod position....

Original post made by Jay Thorwaldson on Jun. 26, 2013
Last comment by Jay Thorwaldson, on Jun 30, 2013 at 10:34 am | 5 comments | 1285 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

I am Voting Yes on Measure RR to Provide Caltrain a Dedicated Revenue Source

Continued and expanded Caltrain service will provide benefits to residents, the environment and the economy. Conversely, the diminished or eliminated service that...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Sep. 27, 2020
Last comment by Amy Sung, 16 hours ago | 5 comments | 1222 Views

OFF DEADLINE

On Deadline blog: When John Beahrs saw combat -- in World War II and the Palo Alto City Council chambers

The recent passing of John Beahrs of Palo Alto at age 100 elicited many memories of a man who lived a full life. His experiences ranged from a loving marriage...

Original post made by Jay Thorwaldson on Aug. 16, 2013
Last comment by Sic-Transit-Gloria-Mundi, on Aug 19, 2013 at 8:50 am | 1 comment | 1172 Views

SENIOR FOCUS

The Dutch Clutch

I just read a year-end-type newsletter from some friends who shared the sad news that a close friend had been killed on his bicycle when a driver in a parked car...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on Jan. 7, 2020
Last comment by Max Greenberg, on Jan 9, 2020 at 12:23 am | 3 comments | 1166 Views

SENIOR FOCUS

Guest Blog Encouraging Support for Dementia Family Caregivers by Tami Anastasia

Dear Dementia Family Caregiver, Taking care of a loved one with dementia, under normal circumstances, is challenging enough, but now, to be completely confined...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on Apr. 29, 2020
There are no comments yet. 1133 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

A 2020 Birthday

Our youngest had her birthday party a couple of weeks before quarantining in March. Her friends came over, played with balloons and ate cupcakes. It was a very...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Aug. 31, 2020
There are no comments yet. 1117 Views

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Ad Libs: The floating world

A striking image waiting for me in my inbox upon my return from vacation. San Jose artist Kyoko Fischer won first place in the current juried print exhibition at...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Nov. 15, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1023 Views

SENIOR FOCUS

Michael Moore Exec-Produced "Planet of the Humans" Strikes a Chord During SIP

Michael Moore (who I for one don't always agree with or follow his logic completely) has executive-produced a new film available to view for free on youtube: Planet...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on May. 1, 2020
There are no comments yet. 1023 Views

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Ad Libs: Art league at work

Classes at the Palo Alto institution known as the Pacific Art League are being held 'round the corner at 227 Forest Ave. while the building undergoes major renovations....

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Jun. 14, 2013
Last comment by homeless, on Jun 19, 2013 at 9:38 pm | 2 comments | 1015 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

Regional Growth Plans Explained

Last month the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) and Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) adopted Plan Bay Area, an integrated land use and transportation...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Aug. 9, 2013
Last comment by pat, on Aug 13, 2013 at 6:03 pm | 30 comments | 983 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Tough back-to-school decisions

This summer we were able to make a lot of short-term decisions for our kids. Do we feel comfortable going to the dentist this week? Do we feel comfortable taking...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Aug. 10, 2020
There are no comments yet. 976 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

A Rainbow After the Storm

This week I’ve been enjoying Get Organized with The Home Edit on Netflix. Sometimes watching cooking shows inspires you to cook...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Sep. 19, 2020
There are no comments yet. 973 Views
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Vons drops Korean fried chicken on downtown Redwood City
By Elena Kadvany | 1 comment | 21,359 views

Are our recycling bins too big?
By Sherry Listgarten | 8 comments | 2,014 views

Premarital and Couples: See "Buck" for Couple's Tips
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,302 views

I am Voting Yes on Measure RR to Provide Caltrain a Dedicated Revenue Source
By Steve Levy | 5 comments | 1,222 views

What is School without Recess
By Cheryl Bac | 0 comments | 541 views

 

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