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A PRAGMATIST'S TAKE

Non-Player Character: Can you be mistaken for an IRL-NPC?

An NPC is a character in a computer game whose actions are determined by an automated script or set of rules, as opposed to being a character controlled by a player....

Original post made by Douglas Moran on Oct. 15, 2018
There are no comments yet. 185 Views

AN ALTERNATIVE VIEW

No on Palo Alto Measure F, and leave our clocks alone!

If you haven’t seen enough “No on F” signs in town, or read all the editorials against Measure F (e.g., The Palo Alto Weekly’s “No,...

Original post made by Diana Diamond on Oct. 11, 2018
Last comment by Geek Squad Support, 6 hours ago | 9 comments | 2014 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Su Hong Palo Alto to close in 2019

Come next year, the local legacy of Chinese restaurant Su Hong will cease to exist. Owner David King plans to close his Palo Alto restaurant next year and retire...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 8, 2018
Last comment by bonny, 11 hours ago | 24 comments | 6411 Views

SENIOR FOCUS

A Living Tribute

My wife was reading me a very touching obit in our local paper the other day. The woman who passed away was not only very accomplished but sounded like a very kind,...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on Oct. 14, 2018
Last comment by Hanky, 14 hours ago | 1 comment | 215 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

It can’t be scheduled

This month our toddler was up at night teething. While soothing her one night I decided to watch the documentary Mr. Rogers and Me. One of my favorite quotes from...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Sep. 30, 2018
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, 17 hours ago | 2 comments | 590 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Messiness and parenting

With three young kids it’s easy to misplace items. I’ve given up on keeping track of everything. “Where is a specific Lego piece?,” No clue. “Where...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Oct. 11, 2018
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, 17 hours ago | 2 comments | 690 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

Palo Alto Measures E, F and Z

I will vote yes on Z the school bond proposal and yes (reluctantly) on E the hotel tax increase for infrastructure/ I will vote no on Measure F asking Palo Alto...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Oct. 12, 2018
Last comment by Measure F, 18 hours ago | 2 comments | 1280 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Local Flavor – Lakes and Larders (part one)

Every so often I stumble upon a Bay Area hidden jewel; a place I’ve never been to where I find myself asking, “Why has no one ever said to go here?” ==B...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Oct. 8, 2018
Last comment by Aunt Jemima, on Oct 13, 2018 at 2:51 pm | 9 comments | 1043 Views

THINKING ABOUT COLLEGE

Are you fit for Community College?

(Written by Lori McCormick) I have written about this topic before but feel it is worth repeating. I love community colleges! For the right student, starting...

Original post made by John Raftrey and Lori McCormick on Sep. 27, 2018
Last comment by Jack Swagger, on Oct 13, 2018 at 3:21 am | 16 comments | 1694 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Los Altos' Voyageur du Temps closes

Voyageur du Temps has closed after four-and-a-half years of serving French and Japanese pastries in Los Altos. The 288 1st St. bakery closed on Sept. 18, according...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 11, 2018
Last comment by Nutmac, on Oct 12, 2018 at 6:57 pm | 4 comments | 1977 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: It's Normal to Get Defensive . . . Then What?

We're human beings, therefore we get defensive. The real question isn't whether or not you get defensive, or who gets defensive. The real question is what...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Oct. 12, 2018
There are no comments yet. 720 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

I Will Vote No on Prop 10

Some residents locally and throughout the region have experienced very large rent increases in recent years. These increases often create emotional and financial...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Oct. 5, 2018
Last comment by Class Act, on Oct 12, 2018 at 8:51 am | 83 comments | 3062 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

How To: Chickens, Compost and Fall Gardening

Backyard Chicken Basics Date: September 15, 2018 Time: 10:00-12:00pm Location: Lyngso Garden Materials, Inc. , 345 Shoreway Road, San Carlos,...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Aug. 31, 2018
Last comment by Elle, on Oct 12, 2018 at 12:33 am | 2 comments | 2822 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Korean barbecue chain coming to Mountain View

Gen Korean BBQ House, where diners can grill their own all-you-can-eat meats, seafood and vegetables, is opening a new location in Mountain View. Gen Korean BBQ...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 4, 2018
Last comment by David, on Oct 11, 2018 at 9:22 pm | 4 comments | 3214 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: Retirement Hot Potato!

The top three issues couples have are about sex, money and power. So today I’m going to write about money, specifically retirement. So much of the help you...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Aug. 31, 2018
Last comment by carolinewarren, on Oct 11, 2018 at 6:39 am | 1 comment | 3128 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

The Midwife and the Baker quietly selling bread in Mountain View

Wednesday through Saturday, from 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Peninsulans can buy The Midwife and the Baker's fresh-milled sourdough breads and viennoiseries in Mountain...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 13, 2018
Last comment by Mary B, on Oct 10, 2018 at 9:31 am | 1 comment | 4435 Views

AN ALTERNATIVE VIEW

Questions on my mind about Palo Alto

I oftentimes come across things in Palo Alto that make me wonder, “Why does the city …” “Does data on how much services are used back up what the city is...

Original post made by Diana Diamond on Oct. 4, 2018
Last comment by Annette, on Oct 10, 2018 at 12:49 am | 16 comments | 1891 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Shake Shack forges local partnerships for Palo Alto outpost

When East Coast burger chain Shake Shack opens at Stanford Shopping...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Sep. 27, 2018
Last comment by Shake Shack Love, on Oct 9, 2018 at 5:12 pm |
9 comments | 4632 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Paris Baguette opens in Mountain View

Paris Baguette has opened its doors at 317 Castro St. in downtown Mountain View. The opening comes two years after the international bakery chain took over the...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 2, 2018
Last comment by pogo, on Oct 9, 2018 at 2:23 pm | 8 comments | 4013 Views

TWO DECADES OF KIDS AND COUNTING

A tribute to our fellow travelers

This summer we took our neighbors to Lebanon, and they are still our friends! This is solely due to the fact that they are the most easy-going, accommodating,...

Original post made by Sally Torbey on Aug. 28, 2018
Last comment by Lisa Ann, on Oct 8, 2018 at 3:58 am | 7 comments | 874 Views
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Su Hong Palo Alto to close in 2019
By Elena Kadvany | 24 comments | 6,411 views

No on Palo Alto Measure F, and leave our clocks alone!
By Diana Diamond | 9 comments | 2,014 views

Palo Alto Measures E, F and Z
By Steve Levy | 2 comments | 1,280 views

A Living Tribute
By Max Greenberg | 1 comment | 215 views

Non-Player Character: Can you be mistaken for an IRL-NPC?
By Douglas Moran | 0 comments | 185 views