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PENINSULA FOODIST

True Food Kitchen announces Palo Alto opening

Health-forward restaurant chain True Food Kitchen will open its first Northern California location at the Stanford Shopping Center in Palo Alto on Oct. 4, the company...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 26, 2016
Last comment by Wayneidemy, 5 hours ago | 1 comment | 11827 Views

THINKING ABOUT COLLEGE

University of California Augmented Review Policy

Taken from the UC Counselors and Advisors Bulletin: UC Regents adopted an Augmented Review Policy, effective for the 2018-19 admission cycle which allows campuses...

Original post made by John Raftrey and Lori McCormick on Aug. 20, 2017
There are no comments yet. 262 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Tokyo ramen shop to open first U.S. outpost in Palo Alto

Ramen Nagi, a Tokyo-born string of ramen shops, is planning to open its first United States location in downtown Palo Alto. Ramen Nagi has filed planning applications...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 18, 2017
Last comment by Mark Silverman, 8 hours ago | 24 comments | 4563 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Palo Alto's Tin Pot Creamery expanding

UPDATE: Tin Pot opened its Campbell location with limited hours as of March 16, 2017. Palo Alto-born ice cream shop

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 14, 2016
Last comment by rajneshnathu, 9 hours ago |
2 comments | 16238 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Menlo Park's Mademoiselle Colette to expand to Palo Alto

Less than a year after opening her popular French bakery Mademoiselle Colette in downtown Menlo Park,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 3, 2016
Last comment by Hmmm, 12 hours ago | 12 comments | 9027 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 balloon molly, 22 hours ago | 26 comments | 28638 Views

A PRAGMATIST'S TAKE

Winning the battle but losing the war? Thinking strategically and recent events

In the time and place I grew up, we received repeated lessons about not sacrificing the ultimate victory by insisting on winning all the small battles. Sometimes...

Original post made by Douglas Moran on Aug. 18, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Aug 19, 2017 at 4:42 pm | 10 comments | 1137 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

More Plastic in the Ocean than Fish?

What if the ocean had more plastic than fish? It's a question being posed by scientists and the Monterey Bay Aquarium. They report that plastic is found "in...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jul. 31, 2017
Last comment by Dimple Gupta, on Aug 19, 2017 at 2:43 am | 7 comments | 1768 Views

SENIOR FOCUS

Long Term Care Insurance - Friend or Foe?

I'm 62, near the upper limit age-wise of when someone would/should/could be buying long term care insurance. I'm on the fence. I can't decide. Should I spend approximately...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on Mar. 15, 2016
Last comment by Thomasguima, on Aug 18, 2017 at 6:46 pm | 21 comments | 5461 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Turn Bar & Grill, coming soon to Los Altos

Two lifelong Los Altos residents, one who has long dreamed of opening his own restaurant, are behind Turn Bar & Grill,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 1, 2015
Last comment by Los Altan, on Aug 18, 2017 at 1:11 pm | 4 comments | 14828 Views

THINKING ABOUT COLLEGE

College applications are open!

(written by Lori McCormick) August marks the start of college applications becoming available for 2017-2018. The Common Application, which over 700 colleges...

Original post made by John Raftrey and Lori McCormick on Aug. 1, 2017
Last comment by hppyromz, on Aug 17, 2017 at 11:28 pm | 6 comments | 1951 Views

COUPLE'S NET

It’s Not Someone Else’s Responsibility to Honor My Marriage . . .

. . . It’s my responsibility. --David Duchovny David is right. It’s your responsibility to honor your marriage. What vows did you make? Are you honoring...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Aug. 17, 2017
There are no comments yet. 868 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

San Francisco chef to open Menlo Park restaurant

Greg Kuzia-Carmel, who has cooked in the kitchens of notable restaurants from Per Se in New York to Cotogna, Quince and Outerlands in San Francisco, is opening a...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 9, 2017
Last comment by Sunny, on Aug 17, 2017 at 11:06 am | 22 comments | 4766 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Local owner, manager to open Mountain View restaurant

The owner of Palo Alto Brewing Company and the former general manager of Scratch in Mountain View are teaming up to open a new venture: a Mountain View restaurant...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 8, 2017
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Aug 16, 2017 at 5:53 pm | 12 comments | 6542 Views

LOVE THAT PUP

Guest Post from HSSV: Adopt a Naughty Dog!

Here's a really fun guest post from Humane Society Silicon Valley. Thanks to Victoria Levy and Leanne Reis at UPRAISE Marketing + PR for making...

Original post made by Cathy Kirkman on Dec. 12, 2014
Last comment by Indoor games for a kids , on Aug 16, 2017 at 1:59 am | 4 comments | 11173 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Saratoga chef to open Los Altos restaurant

Andrew Welch, the owner of longtime Spanish-Italian restaurant The Basin in Saratoga, is opening a new restaurant in downtown Los Altos. Welch is behind Asa Restaurant...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Feb. 8, 2017
Last comment by Nancy Bremeau, on Aug 15, 2017 at 8:01 am | 2 comments | 18032 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Babywearing

When I was pregnant with our firstborn I was nervous about babywearing. I was lost as to what carrier to buy and how to ensure that it was safe. It wasn't until...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Aug. 14, 2017
There are no comments yet. 790 Views

A PRAGMATIST'S TAKE

'Google memo': a lesson on not trusting news media

In the 2016 Presidential primaries and the general election, much of the "Mainstream Media" (MSM) (foot#1) was blatantly partisan in its coverage...

Original post made by Douglas Moran on Aug. 9, 2017
Last comment by Sea Seelam Reddy, on Aug 14, 2017 at 1:51 pm | 45 comments | 1878 Views

COUPLE'S NET

A Hard Road

I want to share an excerpt from another new book of mine: A Hard Road It's a story of cancer survival for patients and caregivers.We hope it will help you...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Aug. 10, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Aug 12, 2017 at 6:05 pm | 4 comments | 1863 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

The President's Proposals for Legal Immigration Reform are Bad Economic Policy

President Trump has proposed to reform the legal immigration system by: --restricting family based immigration --keeping the 140,000 labor market based admissions...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Aug. 2, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Aug 11, 2017 at 8:19 am | 36 comments | 2360 Views
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Tokyo ramen shop to open first U.S. outpost in Palo Alto
By Elena Kadvany | 24 comments | 4,563 views

Winning the battle but losing the war? Thinking strategically and recent events
By Douglas Moran | 10 comments | 1,137 views

It’s Not Someone Else’s Responsibility to Honor My Marriage . . .
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 868 views

Babywearing
By Cheryl Bac | 0 comments | 790 views

University of California Augmented Review Policy
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 0 comments | 262 views

 

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