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OFF DEADLINE

On Deadline: Recognizing heroes in a world of stark contrasts

Palo Alto's community-based "Project Safety Net" effort to create a safer environment for young persons received a significant commendation last week (May 10). The...

Original post made by Jay Thorwaldson on May. 16, 2011
Last comment by Jay Thorwaldson, on May 25, 2011 at 2:41 pm | 27 comments | 2967 Views

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Ad Libs: [email protected]: Lovely, lilting Lieder

Everyone in theater knows this old saw: "Bad dress rehearsal, good opening night." Maybe the [email protected] folks should have worried when the last rehearsal for the...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Aug. 4, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2962 Views

SENIOR FOCUS

De-Cluttering Is Possible: A Firsthand Account

Have you ever noticed that often your greatest sense of accomplishment comes from shared success? T-O-P Move Management Co-Founder & CEO Helen Ingwersen...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on May. 25, 2020
Last comment by Max Greenberg, on May 25, 2020 at 1:09 pm | 2 comments | 2961 Views

OFF DEADLINE

On Deadline blog: Is Palo Alto big enough for an elected mayor? Yes and no, maybe

Former Mayor (twice over) Gary Fazzino has renewed a proposal he first surfaced about two decades ago: that Palo Alto is a big and complex enough town to directly...

Original post made by Jay Thorwaldson on Dec. 26, 2011
Last comment by Jeremy Feldman, on Jan 4, 2012 at 2:54 am | 15 comments | 2930 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

World Pizza Champions competitor brings Detroit and New York-style pies to the Stanford campus

By Anthony Shu ==I Matt Driscoll, owner of The Pizza Series, performs a trick with a silicone pizza dough at the pizzeria on Stanford University...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on May. 3, 2022
There are no comments yet. 2925 Views

AN ALTERNATIVE VIEW

Lucky Palo Alto voters – maybe two tax increases to approve in November

There’s a duplicitous November ballot measure the Palo Alto City Council is considering -- asking voters to approve a natural gas usage rate tax charged by the...

Original post made by Diana Diamond on Aug. 2, 2022
Last comment by Local Resident, 5 hours ago | 20 comments | 2899 Views

SENIOR FOCUS

Guest Blog: Restoring Faith in One Home Care Agency’s Future

VANESSA VALERIO, RN,CMC, CHCA VP, COO, Patient Care with Care Indeed, a home-care provider based in Menlo Park, shares with us her challenging and uplifting experience...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on May. 4, 2020
There are no comments yet. 2886 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Cuban Kitchen seeks increase in catering orders to avoid closing

By Stephanie Gerson ==I Lynna Martinez (left) and her daughter Lilah Arrazcaeta opened Cuban Kitchen in San Mateo in 2015. (Photo courtesy...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Jul. 14, 2022
There are no comments yet. 2879 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Small-batch ice creamery Humphry Slocombe celebrating its new Peninsula store with an ice cream giveaway

By Stephanie Gerson A Bay-Area founded ice creamery is opening its first Peninsula storefront. Humphry Slocombe,

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Jul. 26, 2022
There are no comments yet. 2858 Views

OFF DEADLINE

On Deadline: Summer camp can be unforgettable, even if you want to

The Weekly's cover story on summer camps last Friday (July 22) evoked some powerful camp memories of my own, dating back to the mid-1950s -- a measure of the power...

Original post made by Jay Thorwaldson on Jul. 26, 2011
Last comment by Jeri Arbuckle, on Jul 28, 2011 at 8:25 am | 1 comment | 2844 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

The Economics of High Speed Rail

I have shared three major concerns with transportation and elected officials in California. Ridership I travel to Los Angeles for business a few tines a year....

Original post made by Steve Levy on Dec. 10, 2011
Last comment by stephen levy, on Dec 22, 2011 at 11:28 am | 17 comments | 2824 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

What's Missing This Holiday Season?

When our son told me that a friend of his was reading “The Missing Piece," I quickly put it on hold at our local library. Our daughter is learning how to read...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Dec. 11, 2020
There are no comments yet. 2811 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Modern Spanish-Portuguese restaurant Broma opens in Mountain View

By Stephanie Gerson Michelin-starred chef Jarad Gallagher’s travels throughout the Iberian Peninsula have inspired him to open Broma, a new Mediterranean...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Jun. 28, 2022
There are no comments yet. 2764 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

Stronger Than Expected Job Growth in Bay Area and State

California's job growth was stronger than previously reported. The stronger gains are seen throughout the state. Moreover, the upward revision in state job totals...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Mar. 23, 2013
Last comment by stephen levy, on Mar 31, 2013 at 11:56 am | 18 comments | 2741 Views

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Ad Libs: A muse to Matisse, a patron of art

The Almanac, one of our sister papers, published a nice arts story this week about Sarah Stein: art collector, art-school patron and leader of art salons in her...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Jul. 6, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2724 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Read-a-thon Activities

We are thankful that our school is still holding its annual read-a-thon this year. Our kids love an excuse to buy new books, listen to storytimes, and see how many...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Jan. 26, 2021
There are no comments yet. 2716 Views

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Ad Libs: Autumn in Palo Alto

Could this Palo Alto fall be more glorious? I don't know why the colors are so stunning this year, but I'm thankful. Even the crunched-up yellow leaves that are...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Dec. 1, 2011
Last comment by Bill, on Jan 19, 2012 at 10:09 am | 4 comments | 2693 Views

COUPLE'S NET

How to Do a Systems Review of Your Relationship

I’ve seen a lot of couples over the years that want to “fix” their marriage. They mostly want to continue doing exactly what they’ve been...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Feb. 18, 2022
There are no comments yet. 2662 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Why the owner of Burlingame's Rasa gave up a Michelin star

By Anthony Shu ==I The second location of the more casual San Carlos eatery, Saffron Burlingame has a different menu that focuses on the...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Jun. 23, 2022
There are no comments yet. 2654 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Idaho Hot Springs and Yellowstone – Travelin’ Solo

Hello Food Partiers! and Courageous Travelers all from Yellowstone National Park. I am happy to report the park is open, at least the southern loop, even after...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jun. 28, 2022
There are no comments yet. 2652 Views
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