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INVEST & INNOVATE

Retail's Real Estate Glut is Growing

That is the headline in a Business Week article this week. Last year 105 million square feet of retail space was announced for closure and this year so far the...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Apr. 21, 2018
Last comment by stephen levy, 16 hours ago | 5 comments | 937 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

Expanding the taxation of online sales

Tomorrow the Supreme Court will take up a case to overturn a 1990s decision (the Quill case) that prohibited states from collecting sales tax from online sales where...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Apr. 16, 2018
Last comment by brick and mortah, on Apr 21, 2018 at 11:53 am | 7 comments | 998 Views

STORIES OF HOPE

Reader Guest Post: Life's Map

==I This entry comes from a reader of the blog, who has kindly and compassionately written the following piece about her own experience with losing a loved one....

Original post made by Aldis Petriceks on Apr. 16, 2018
Last comment by Midtown Mom, on Apr 21, 2018 at 11:27 am | 2 comments | 938 Views

A PRAGMATIST'S TAKE

Enough with Boycotts & "We don't want your type around here"

Santa Clara County is planning a ban that I regard as equivalent--morally if not legally--to those states that effectively ban abortions by imposing regulations...

Original post made by Douglas Moran on Mar. 31, 2018
Last comment by Former PA resident, on Apr 21, 2018 at 10:17 am | 41 comments | 4019 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Protégé Restaurant opens in Palo Alto

Protégé, a highly-anticipated restaurant from two alums of The French Laundry, quietly opened its doors this week in Palo Alto. For now, Protégé...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Mar. 24, 2018
Last comment by suhani, on Apr 21, 2018 at 12:50 am | 6 comments | 9372 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Greek restaurant Taverna opening in Palo Alto

There are traces of Greece everywhere in Taverna, a new restaurant opening Monday at 800 Emerson St. in downtown Palo Alto. Framed...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 19, 2018
Last comment by Corrie Sid, on Apr 20, 2018 at 9:00 am | 1 comment | 9019 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Palo Alto's Vin Vino Wine sold to new owners

"A chef, a sommelier and an accountant walk in to a wine shop...." — and buy it. Vin Vino Wine, a fixture of the local wine community, has been...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 13, 2018
Last comment by Elena Kadvany, on Apr 20, 2018 at 7:57 am | 8 comments | 3378 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: . . . “Joy is greater than sorrow,“ . . . “Nay, sorrow is the greater.”

‘Some of you say, “Joy is greater than sorrow,“ and others say, “Nay, sorrow is the greater.” But I say unto you, they are inseparable....

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Apr. 19, 2018
Last comment by ElaineB, on Apr 19, 2018 at 2:26 pm | 1 comment | 829 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

New drink, sweet options coming to Stanford Shopping Center

Stanford Shopping Center announced Wednesday that a juice shop, coffee company and ice cream shop will open at the El Camino Real mall this year. Joe & The...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 11, 2018
Last comment by Nayeli, on Apr 18, 2018 at 9:32 pm | 9 comments | 3413 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Science week with grandma part 3

Our grand finale from science week with grandma was extracting DNA from a strawberry. I majored in biology in college and I wish we would have done this experiment...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Apr. 18, 2018
There are no comments yet. 501 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Menlo Park's Allied Arts Guild gets new cafe

The quaint Allied Arts Guild in Menlo Park has a new dining option. Cafe Wisteria has replaced Blue Garden Cafe at the 75 Arbor Road complex, which is home to...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 17, 2018
There are no comments yet. 1736 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Cheesecake Factory Palo Alto to close

After more than a decade of serving its vast menu at 375 University Ave. in Palo Alto, The Cheesecake Factory will close in May. Alethea Rowe, senior director...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 9, 2018
Last comment by AW, on Apr 15, 2018 at 9:27 am | 36 comments | 10110 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Porta Blu opens in Menlo Park hotel

Porta Blu, a restaurant combining Mediterranean and California cuisines, is now open inside the

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 12, 2018
There are no comments yet. 1243 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Farm Bill Cafe

After an early-year hiatus it’s time to start Food Partying! again. Are you hungry? It’s good to take a little break at year’s dawn. Get...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Apr. 2, 2018
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Apr 7, 2018 at 10:22 pm | 8 comments | 2491 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

The Post opens in Los Altos

"Comfort food you can feel good about" is now being served at The Post, which soft opened last week at 395 Main St. in Los Altos. Look for dishes such...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 6, 2018
There are no comments yet. 3568 Views

STORIES OF HOPE

Motherlode of Possibilities: A Posture Village in Silicon Valley

Growing up in India, Esther Gokhale had a natural love for the human body; whether practicing yoga, dancing, or watching Eastern medical masters around her, she...

Original post made by Aldis Petriceks on Mar. 5, 2018
Last comment by Shira Mush, on Apr 6, 2018 at 3:11 am | 3 comments | 2841 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Science week with grandma part 1

This week we celebrated science week with grandma. Our kids have been looking forward to spring break for months and thankfully grandma's science experiments did...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Apr. 5, 2018
There are no comments yet. 770 Views

STORIES OF HOPE

What Am I Striving For?

==I Recently, my work life and professional aspirations have been getting the better of me. In turn, I’ve felt myself getting worse: tension, unease, and discontent...

Original post made by Aldis Petriceks on Apr. 2, 2018
Last comment by Articulation, on Apr 3, 2018 at 4:49 pm | 1 comment | 1470 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

How to make a new family's stay more comfortable

Yesterday my brother asked me a pretty simple question: What could he buy for his home to make a new family's stay more comfortable? At first I thought this...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Mar. 19, 2018
Last comment by ashleyterr, on Apr 2, 2018 at 1:37 am | 5 comments | 1607 Views

STORIES OF HOPE

Community Revisited, Part One: Would I Raise a Family in Palo Alto?

==I These past few weeks, I have thought quite a bit about community. I've been attending Bible studies and discussions at Stanford, specifically focused on community;...

Original post made by Aldis Petriceks on Jan. 29, 2018
Last comment by free music downloads for phones full songs, on Apr 1, 2018 at 9:44 am | 16 comments | 4343 Views
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Greek restaurant Taverna opening in Palo Alto
By Elena Kadvany | 1 comment | 9,019 views

Food Party! 420
By Laura Stec | 0 comments | 1,125 views

Expanding the taxation of online sales
By Steve Levy | 7 comments | 998 views

Reader Guest Post: Life's Map
By Aldis Petriceks | 2 comments | 938 views

Couples: . . . “Joy is greater than sorrow,“ . . . “Nay, sorrow is the greater.”
By Chandrama Anderson | 1 comment | 829 views

 

Best Of Palo Alto ballot is here

It's time to decide what local business is worthy of the title "Best Of Palo Alto" — and you get to decide! Cast your ballot online. Voting ends May 28th. Stay tuned for the results in the July 20th issue of the Palo Alto Weekly.

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