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INVEST & INNOVATE

Housing for Low Income Residents and Affordable Housing

I want to make two points. One, housing for low income residents and affordable housing are overlapping but DIFFERENT categories Two, there are negative consequences...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Jun. 18, 2016
Last comment by MPer, on Jun 23, 2016 at 3:27 pm | 33 comments | 16094 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Los Altos standby The Boardwalk to close after 38 years

After 38 years of serving classic burgers, pizza and cold beers in a comfortably unpretentious setting, The Boardwalk in Los Altos is closing its doors. Michele...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 2, 2014
Last comment by Tom Mueller , on Jul 10, 2016 at 8:02 pm | 33 comments | 68945 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Foie gras returns to Peninsula menus

After the news broke Wednesday that California's ban of foie gras, the prized fattened liver of a duck or goose,

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 9, 2015
Last comment by Roy Thiele-Sardiña, on Jan 20, 2015 at 5:14 am |
33 comments | 36268 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Like Horse Penis

I've been playing around with Leuconostoc, Lactobacillus, and Pediococcus lately (lactic acid bacteria.)

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jul. 2, 2015
Last comment by MP observer, on Jul 9, 2015 at 1:43 pm |
33 comments | 35643 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Feeling Crabby About The Season?

Feeling crabby about the season, or should we say the non-season? On November 6, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) made an emergency ruling...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Nov. 13, 2015
Last comment by D. Lish, on Nov 21, 2015 at 5:55 am | 33 comments | 23541 Views

AN ALTERNATIVE VIEW

Is Palo Alto too generous in paying its staff?

Palo Alto spends $6 million a month on employee salaries plus health benefits. Just a little over a week ago, the Palo City Council decided, somewhat abruptly, to...

Original post made by Diana Diamond on Apr. 14, 2020
Last comment by Anon, on Apr 21, 2020 at 1:02 pm | 33 comments | 16223 Views

AN ALTERNATIVE VIEW

Nov. 3 -- a critical election -- and now your comments on the first debate

LET ME INADD TO THIS ORIGINAL BLOG HERE TO ASK FOR YOUR COMMENTS ON ONE OF THE MOST UNUSUAL PRESIDENTIAL DEBATES OUR COUNTRY HAS EXPERIENCED -- THE FIRST SEPT....

Original post made by Diana Diamond on Sep. 29, 2020
Last comment by perceived diminished mental faculties, on Oct 6, 2020 at 6:36 pm | 33 comments | 12732 Views

AN ALTERNATIVE VIEW

Problems within the Palo Alto Police Department

The lack of transparency in the Palo Alto Police Department is increasing month by month, now in a worrisome way. For the past two-plus years, the city council...

Original post made by Diana Diamond on Dec. 19, 2021
Last comment by Diana Diamond, on Dec 26, 2021 at 1:03 pm | 33 comments | 13957 Views

AN ALTERNATIVE VIEW

Let’s play a simple(?) game “Morality v. Reality

Setting: your living room: Question: How flexible are you in your political thinking? I’d like you to play a game today – first, alone, then...

Original post made by Diana Diamond on Oct. 13, 2022
Last comment by John Donegan, on Oct 21, 2022 at 8:34 am | 33 comments | 6328 Views

AN ALTERNATIVE VIEW

Our politics – and our elections – are running amok

What is happening to the people in our country? Why are the partisan fights and arguments escalating? Why is the far right so fiercely fighting their self-defined...

Original post made by Diana Diamond on Nov. 1, 2022
Last comment by Division's in the Mirror, on Nov 8, 2022 at 6:52 pm | 33 comments | 6010 Views

A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

Are you trying to use less gas?

Some days (weeks) you just want to keep your eyes closed. You don’t want to watch the news, you don’t want to look at gas prices, you don’t want...

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Mar. 13, 2022
Last comment by Erlinda , on Mar 20, 2022 at 8:43 pm | 33 comments | 15978 Views

OFF DEADLINE

On hunting imaginary lions

Somewhere deep inside I've always been a lion hunter. And the recent episode of the lion hunt in and around Palo Alto's Foothills Park and the Los Trancos Woods...

Original post made by Jay Thorwaldson on Jul. 22, 2008
Last comment by lion, on Sep 22, 2008 at 9:49 pm | 32 comments | 15549 Views

OFF DEADLINE

On hunting imaginary lions

Somewhere deep inside I've always been a lion hunter. And the recent episode of the lion hunt in and around Palo Alto's Foothills Park and the Los Trancos Woods...

Original post made by Jay Thorwaldson on Jul. 22, 2008
Last comment by lion, on Sep 22, 2008 at 9:49 pm | 32 comments | 8941 Views

A PRAGMATIST'S TAKE

A reprehensible political ad

This is not so much about a particular set of lies at the core of one political ad, but more about Palo Alto's political environment. When very prominent people...

Original post made by Douglas Moran on Nov. 2, 2014
Last comment by Douglas Moran, on Nov 8, 2014 at 3:45 pm | 32 comments | 13550 Views

A PRAGMATIST'S TAKE

El Camino: Another scheme to increase congestion?

The risk that either alternative will actually be implemented is minimal: Both call for substantial widening of El Camino, which requires taking private property...

Original post made by Douglas Moran on Nov. 12, 2018
Last comment by Douglas Moran, on Nov 19, 2018 at 11:44 am | 32 comments | 8190 Views

TWO DECADES OF KIDS AND COUNTING

Delay in de-laning Paly 9th grade English is unfortunate

The Paly English department's recent proposal to de-lane 9th grade English has generated a lot of controversy. Today,

Original post made by Sally Torbey on Feb. 11, 2014
Last comment by Paly mom, on Feb 21, 2014 at 7:44 pm |
32 comments | 12081 Views

A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

A Climate-Friendly 2020

‘Tis the season to make New Year’s resolutions, though any time is a good time to be a little climate-friendlier. If you are interested in making some changes,...

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Dec. 29, 2019
Last comment by Sherry Listgarten, on Jan 9, 2020 at 12:57 pm | 32 comments | 17452 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

Implications of Today's Economic News

Today brought two more bits of good economic news. National job growth continued with a gain of 212,000 private sector jobs and a drop in the unemployment rate...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Jan. 6, 2012
Last comment by romney equals BushCheney, on Jul 6, 2012 at 11:18 am | 32 comments | 25300 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

Implications of Today's Economic News

Today brought two more bits of good economic news. National job growth continued with a gain of 212,000 private sector jobs and a drop in the unemployment rate...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Jan. 6, 2012
Last comment by romney equals BushCheney, on Jul 6, 2012 at 11:18 am | 32 comments | 6897 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

Regional Growth Plans Explained

Last month the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) and Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) adopted Plan Bay Area, an integrated land use and transportation...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Aug. 9, 2013
Last comment by Steve Levy, on Nov 14, 2013 at 4:39 pm | 32 comments | 29921 Views
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