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SENIOR FOCUS

A Few "Tips" for Christmas Eve 12/24

1) Free coffee today at Peets 2) It's OK to tip your UBER driver, even if the rider app does not give you the option. He/she will take cash. When you pencil...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on Dec. 24, 2016
Last comment by Mark Good, on Dec 28, 2016 at 2:55 am | 3 comments | 1792 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Twas the Blog before Christmas

Twas the blog before Christmas When all thro’ the books Not a spoon was stirring There was nothing to cooks The dinner was hung up cuz’...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Dec. 20, 2016
Last comment by joe, on Dec 27, 2016 at 1:48 am | 3 comments | 22522 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Work: What Happens when your Relationship is in Trouble?

If your marriage is suffering – if you feel unloved, unheard, misunderstood, lack intimacy and/or sex, are considering leaving your marriage, are having...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jul. 28, 2016
Last comment by insta followers, on Dec 26, 2016 at 1:04 am | 4 comments | 13808 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Zareen's opens Friday in Palo Alto

Mountain View restaurant Zareen's will open location no. 2 this Friday, Oct. 7, in Palo Alto. Zareen's, which serves traditional as well as more fusion-style...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 5, 2016
Last comment by Jameson Zhang, on Dec 25, 2016 at 6:23 pm | 3 comments | 15053 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Zareen's, Pakistani restaurant, to open in Palo Alto

Zareen's, a contemporary Pakistani and Indian restaurant in Mountain View, will soon...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 5, 2016
Last comment by Carol reddy, on Dec 25, 2016 at 6:17 pm | 19 comments | 23748 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Kids and Gift Giving

Our daughter is still a bit too young to understand that Christmas is right around the corner. But, as a preschooler, our son is well aware of the holiday. I...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Dec. 20, 2016
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Dec 23, 2016 at 6:19 pm | 7 comments | 5231 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Do You or Your Partner Struggle with Depression?

Note: If you are under a doctor’s care for depression, check with your doctor before making changes to your treatment program. I am not prescribing anything,...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Dec. 23, 2016
There are no comments yet. 11284 Views

THINKING ABOUT COLLEGE

Juniors: Thinking About College

(written by Lori McCormick) I have been fielding several questions from high school juniors, wondering when they should start thinking about college. My answer...

Original post made by John Raftrey and Lori McCormick on Dec. 18, 2016
Last comment by Parent, on Dec 20, 2016 at 2:54 pm | 3 comments | 21959 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Celebrating all month long

As Christmas quickly approaches, I (like many parents) am trying to keep our kids' focus on spending time together and creating memories rather than solely...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Dec. 14, 2016
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Dec 20, 2016 at 11:03 am | 4 comments | 33611 Views

COUPLE'S NET

808 Topics for Couples to Talk About

A normal piece of homework I give couples is to have date night EVERY week, and they may not talk about kids or work. The instructions are to take turns planning...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Dec. 16, 2016
There are no comments yet. 12156 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Maum restaurant presses pause in Palo Alto

More than four years after the former downtown Palo Alto Apple Store at 451 University Ave. closed and three years since a Korean restaurant laid claim to the large...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 5, 2016
Last comment by Ugg - what a shame!, on Dec 15, 2016 at 2:49 pm | 9 comments | 5175 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Holiday Hangouts

Looking for a place to celebrate with friends and family over the holidays? Here’s a few we’ve been Food Partying! at lately: ==B Redwood...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Dec. 12, 2016
Last comment by Patricia Joy Becker, on Dec 15, 2016 at 2:30 pm | 3 comments | 30216 Views

SENIOR FOCUS

Marijuana Use by Seniors in Senior Communities Heading Higher

With the recent vote to legalize marijuana in CA (and other states – plus states that already have legalized pot), it is expected that the use of marijuana...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on Dec. 15, 2016
Last comment by Brian Kelly, on Dec 15, 2016 at 12:23 pm | 1 comment | 398 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Surviving Family Holidays

There are families that genuinely enjoy each other, and the holidays are as intended: good company, good food, music, laughter, storytelling, lights and sparkle....

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Dec. 9, 2016
There are no comments yet. 13603 Views

TWO DECADES OF KIDS AND COUNTING

Sing and celebrate

I recently joined the choir at our church. I have wanted to join for many years but teaching Sunday school took priority when our kids were little and weeknight...

Original post made by Sally Torbey on Dec. 5, 2016
Last comment by Sally Torbey, on Dec 8, 2016 at 10:23 am | 7 comments | 2802 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Secretary of Plate

Don’t complain - organize. Always a good reminder, especially with our little transition going on. Hey, I’ll give anyone a shot, but do...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Nov. 30, 2016
Last comment by annagrey, on Dec 7, 2016 at 2:53 pm | 4 comments | 7226 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Yayoi opens in downtown Palo Alto

A Japanese restaurant chain opened its first United States location on Friday in downtown Palo Alto. Yayoi, located at 403 University Ave., is a teishoku-style...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Mar. 7, 2016
Last comment by Dan, on Dec 4, 2016 at 5:24 pm | 10 comments | 10087 Views

THINKING ABOUT COLLEGE

Once Again, UC’s Confuse and Disappoint Top Seniors

(Written by John Raftrey) The UC’s are once again giving out confusing results to frustrated high school seniors. Davis must have one long wait list....

Original post made by John Raftrey and Lori McCormick on Mar. 19, 2016
Last comment by umam, on Dec 2, 2016 at 8:26 pm | 24 comments | 14511 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Family Planning: Don't F%@K Up

I believe that family planning needs to be an open and ongoing topic for couples -- even if you just started dating. People’s wants and needs change, so...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Dec. 1, 2016
There are no comments yet. 4231 Views

THINKING ABOUT COLLEGE

New York College Tours

(Written by Lori McCormick) On a recent trip to New York City, I had the pleasure of visiting colleges I had never seen before. I had a few students in mind...

Original post made by John Raftrey and Lori McCormick on Dec. 1, 2016
Last comment by Jennifer Bestor, on Dec 1, 2016 at 2:54 pm | 1 comment | 4473 Views
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St Paddy’s Soup
By Laura Stec | 3 comments | 2,690 views

DoorDash robots to deliver food in Redwood City
By Elena Kadvany | 0 comments | 1,506 views

 

Short story writers wanted!

The 31st Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult (15-17) and Teen (12-14) categories. Send us your short story (2,500 words or less) and entry form by April 13, 2017. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category.

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