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COUPLE'S NET

Love is a Verb

I had the pleasure of interviewing a young woman who’s a VC (part of my book research), and she said, “Love is a verb.” I told her I’m taking...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jul. 20, 2017
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THE FOOD PARTY!

Free Cooking Events at Burlingame Library

Burlingame Library is hosting a summer food series and yours truly is part of the mix. Join us this Saturday, or in August. If you stop by, please come...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jul. 12, 2017
Last comment by Klint, 3 hours ago | 3 comments | 1089 Views

THINKING ABOUT COLLEGE

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(Written by Lori McCormick) If you recently graduated from high school and are off to college in the fall, enjoy your final weeks of summer. You worked hard...

Original post made by John Raftrey and Lori McCormick on Jun. 30, 2017
Last comment by Sanyo, 3 hours ago | 2 comments | 1379 Views

TWO DECADES OF KIDS AND COUNTING

Remembering my dad at Christmas

My dad was born on Christmas Day. We speculate that his confidence and big personality came at least in part from a childhood spent thinking that everyone was celebrating...

Original post made by Sally Torbey on Dec. 18, 2013
Last comment by malvika, 7 hours ago | 23 comments | 14632 Views

TWO DECADES OF KIDS AND COUNTING

In the company of mice

I would like to spend our next vacation not in the company of mice. How is it that during our last two trips we have shared our living quarters with small furry...

Original post made by Sally Torbey on Apr. 11, 2015
Last comment by malvika, 7 hours ago | 7 comments | 3264 Views

TWO DECADES OF KIDS AND COUNTING

The movie "5 to 7" is all about all kinds of love

There is a dearth of resources on how to be the parent of adult children. As soon as we conceive we are inundated with a barrage of advice and countless books to...

Original post made by Sally Torbey on Apr. 15, 2015
Last comment by malvika, 7 hours ago | 7 comments | 2939 Views

TWO DECADES OF KIDS AND COUNTING

Camping Comfortably

Last Friday I let go of the illusion that I am not middle-aged when I walked into REI in search of a new sleeping pad for camping. I have always prided myself on...

Original post made by Sally Torbey on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by malvika, 7 hours ago | 11 comments | 4120 Views

TWO DECADES OF KIDS AND COUNTING

Jane Austen’s Emma is delightful family fare

There are still tickets available for TheatreWorks' production of Jane Austen's Emma, conveniently staged at Lucie Stern Theatre right...

Original post made by Sally Torbey on Dec. 24, 2015
Last comment by malvika, 7 hours ago | 5 comments | 2790 Views

TWO DECADES OF KIDS AND COUNTING

The jury duty juggle

Our household breathed a collective sigh of relief last Friday when, after a week of serving as an "on-call juror", our son was informed that his service was not...

Original post made by Sally Torbey on Aug. 16, 2015
Last comment by malvika, 7 hours ago | 16 comments | 3800 Views

A PRAGMATIST'S TAKE

California Democrats seek to revive the Republican Party; Republicans expected to resist

Negative partisanship describes when your voting for a particular party arises from opposition to the other parties. That is, you don't positively support...

Original post made by Douglas Moran on Jul. 16, 2017
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., 10 hours ago | 27 comments | 2416 Views

SENIOR FOCUS

Oh, My Aching Knees

About 2 years ago I started having knee pain in both knees. I have been a regular player at the Ross Rd YMCA pickup basketball games at lunchtime and Saturday mornings...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on Jul. 19, 2017
Last comment by Jerry, 18 hours ago | 3 comments | 327 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Yum Cha Palace opens in Menlo Park

New life has finally been breathed into the long-vacant space at 1039 El Camino Real in Menlo Park, the former home of Su Hong's sit-down restaurant, with Yum Cha...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 29, 2017
Last comment by khairyayman, on Jul 19, 2017 at 8:04 am | 7 comments | 20841 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Bonchon soft opens in Mountain View

Bonchon's popular double-fried chicken wings are now available in downtown Mountain View. A franchise of the Korean-born chain has soft opened at 260 Castro St.,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 14, 2017
Last comment by !Yay!, on Jul 17, 2017 at 2:12 pm | 9 comments | 2633 Views

SENIOR FOCUS

What the Health – a New Documentary

What the Health is a new film by the creators of Cowspiracy (discussed here in a previous posting.) “This film exposes the collusion and corruption in government...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on Jun. 30, 2017
Last comment by mariakim, on Jul 17, 2017 at 12:57 am | 2 comments | 866 Views

A PRAGMATIST'S TAKE

Computer Science in PAUSD

As a former teacher of Computer Science, I am concerned about the developing curriculum for PAUSD. This was triggered by a quote from the co-chair of the committee...

Original post made by Douglas Moran on Mar. 13, 2017
Last comment by Former PA resident, on Jul 15, 2017 at 11:00 am | 12 comments | 2875 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Nobu opens in Palo Alto

The first Northern California outpost of acclaimed Japanese restaurant group Nobu officially opens its doors in downtown Palo Alto on Friday, July 7. The restaurant...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 7, 2017
Last comment by R. Winslow, on Jul 14, 2017 at 12:47 pm | 27 comments | 7008 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Holidays That Go Clunk In Your Stomach. Or Not.

We leave many a holiday party feeling bloated and yucky. One reason is because today’s buffets are filled with an over abundance of fried food, beef, bread...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Dec. 13, 2015
Last comment by Rohan_Kukreja, on Jul 13, 2017 at 10:27 pm | 10 comments | 9195 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 Paul, on Jul 13, 2017 at 2:46 pm | 7 comments | 5483 Views

OFF DEADLINE

Domestic Violence: Hidden tragedies afflict affluent communities as well, leaving lasting scars

A deeply qualified panel of speakers will explore the often hidden tragedies, and crimes, of domestic violence in affluent communities next week. The tragedies...

Original post made by paloaltoonline.com on Oct. 22, 2015
Last comment by Ashish Kochar, on Jul 13, 2017 at 3:33 am | 7 comments | 6160 Views

A PRAGMATIST'S TAKE

The "Creative Class" and "superstar" cities

Trendy young tech workers are key to the economic fortunes of cities. This is part of the urban development theory of

Original post made by Douglas Moran on Jul. 8, 2017
Last comment by mauricio, on Jul 12, 2017 at 11:05 am |
48 comments | 2498 Views
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Bonchon soft opens in Mountain View
By Elena Kadvany | 9 comments | 2,633 views

California Democrats seek to revive the Republican Party; Republicans expected to resist
By Douglas Moran | 27 comments | 2,416 views

Chocolate + Tahini Ice Box Pie
By Laura Stec | 0 comments | 639 views

Oh, My Aching Knees
By Max Greenberg | 3 comments | 327 views

 

Registration now open!

Registration is now open for the 33rd annual Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight Run and Walk. This family-friendly event which benefits local nonprofits serving kids and families will take place on Friday, Oct. 6 at the Palo Alto Baylands.

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