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A PRAGMATIST'S TAKE

Development policy: "The Market" and regulation

Neo-liberal, Libertarian, Ayn Rand-ian, Progressive. Mr. X seemed to shift seamlessly and sincerely between these...

Original post made by Douglas Moran on Jun. 20, 2017
Last comment by Online Name, 40 minutes ago | 8 comments | 1206 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Joining in

As a parent of young children, I hear a lot about how important it is to "join in." How we parents should not only take photos of our kids but get in...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Jun. 22, 2017
There are no comments yet. 82 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

The Post to bring comfort food, cocktails to Los Altos

The Post, a new restaurant opening on Main Street in downtown Los Altos, will serve "comfort food you can feel good about," owner Vickie Breslin said in...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 22, 2017
There are no comments yet. 305 Views

COUPLE'S NET

We’ve Been Married About a Year . . .

. . . and things aren’t going all that well. I hear this often when clients call for couples counseling. They seem surprised to be in that boat, and wonder...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jun. 22, 2017
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COUPLE'S NET

We’ve Been Married About a Year . . .

. . . and things aren’t going all that well. I hear this often when clients call for couples counseling. They seem surprised to be in that boat, and wonder...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jun. 22, 2017
There are no comments yet. 247 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Pieology Palo Alto closes

Fast-casual custom pizza chain Pieology has suddenly closed its Palo Alto location. A sign recently appeared in the windows that reads: "This location is closed." {IMG...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 15, 2017
Last comment by WilliamR, 14 hours ago | 9 comments | 2643 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

My Quality of Life on this Father's Day

My family and I are blessed with good health. My quality of life is enhanced by 40 wonderful years with my wife Nancy. Today on FaceTime I was reminded of how much...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Jun. 18, 2017
Last comment by stephen levy, on Jun 21, 2017 at 4:31 pm | 3 comments | 1090 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

New Japanese restaurant to replace Akasaka in Menlo Park

Longtime Menlo Park sushi restaurant Akasaka has been sold to new owners, who plan to open another traditional Japanese restaurant in its place next week. Jeffrey...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 21, 2017
Last comment by Carol, on Jun 21, 2017 at 10:53 am | 1 comment | 866 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Time To Get Stoned

You know it feels great when you indulge, and the season is short. It's time to enjoy our local stone fruit. Just coming into harvest, the season ends as soon...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jun. 16, 2017
Last comment by Fatherof3, on Jun 21, 2017 at 10:53 am | 5 comments | 1943 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Opening alert: Fast Tony's Chicken at Town & Country Village

A local chef whose father hails from Tennessee and his mother from Texas is opening a fried chicken restaurant at Town & Country Village in Palo Alto. Tony...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 20, 2017
Last comment by DANA STREET, on Jun 21, 2017 at 9:49 am | 8 comments | 1981 Views

SENIOR FOCUS

Exercise vs. Diet: Which is more important for weight loss and good health?

You can see it every day at the YMCA: folks earnestly "working out", sweating to the oldies, all suited up in tight, occasionally sexy workout attire. Working that...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on Nov. 19, 2013
Last comment by lim beng hian, on Jun 21, 2017 at 1:27 am | 25 comments | 27942 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Fu Lam Mum shutters temporarily in Mountain View

Fans of longtime Mountain View Chinese restaurant Fu Lam Mum have likely noticed that the restaurant recently closed for remodeling. Have no fear: Owner Ben Quan...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 27, 2017
Last comment by Alix, on Jun 20, 2017 at 9:26 pm | 13 comments | 7362 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

One-seating Japanese restaurant now open in Los Altos

At Hiroshi in downtown Los Altos, there is one seating of eight people each evening, no printed menu and a price per head upwards of $400. Owner and namesake...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 12, 2017
Last comment by not nuts, on Jun 18, 2017 at 9:47 pm | 7 comments | 5662 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

California Economic Trends and Policy Implications

Between 2012 and 2016 California captured 17.1% of U.S. job growth and 23.6% of U.S. GDP growth. While the Bay Area was the growth leader, the rest of the state...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Jun. 12, 2017
Last comment by Chris, on Jun 16, 2017 at 8:38 pm | 17 comments | 3997 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Getting out of the house

After our first trip to Gilroy Gardens as a family of five, I realized that some days with a newborn are just easier spent out of our home. So, while my husband...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Jun. 15, 2017
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Jun 16, 2017 at 7:58 pm | 2 comments | 1022 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Longtime Stanford eatery Thai Cafe shutters

Thai Cafe, a decades-long cult favorite eatery on the Stanford University campus, closed this week, Stanford News reported Wednesday. Owner Mykhanh Bahlman has...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 14, 2017
Last comment by Farewell to Mykhanh Bahlman, on Jun 16, 2017 at 2:11 pm | 6 comments | 4162 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Kali Greek Kitchen set to open on Cal Ave

UPDATE: Kali Greek Kitchen officially opened on Thursday, June 22. Palo Alto's California Avenue has a new dining option: Kali Greek Kitchen, a fast-casual...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 9, 2017
Last comment by Ken B, on Jun 16, 2017 at 1:51 pm | 3 comments | 2936 Views

THINKING ABOUT COLLEGE

SHOW AND TELL: Tips for Writing the College Application Essay

(Guest blog written by Sally Doane) Of all the components of the college application, the essay is perhaps the one that causes the most dread – more even...

Original post made by John Raftrey and Lori McCormick on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by Sandra, on Jun 16, 2017 at 8:44 am | 8 comments | 15424 Views

THINKING ABOUT COLLEGE

Juniors: College application planning

(Written by Lori McCormick) High school juniors who are planning on applying to four-year colleges are starting to hear the buzz about getting prepared for their...

Original post made by John Raftrey and Lori McCormick on Mar. 8, 2017
Last comment by Katan, on Jun 16, 2017 at 8:22 am | 4 comments | 3726 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

More Places to Eat and Drink in the Sun

Last year, we did a popular blog, Places to Eat and Drink in...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jun. 9, 2017
Last comment by Charlene Margot, on Jun 15, 2017 at 6:23 pm |
4 comments | 2084 Views
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Time To Get Stoned
By Laura Stec | 5 comments | 1,943 views

Development policy: "The Market" and regulation
By Douglas Moran | 8 comments | 1,206 views

My Quality of Life on this Father's Day
By Steve Levy | 3 comments | 1,090 views

We’ve Been Married About a Year . . .
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 247 views