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A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

Can we build enough clean, affordable power on time?

Last week’s blog post had an overview of...

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Dec. 5, 2021
Last comment by Lily Cole, on Jan 1, 2022 at 11:34 am | 20 comments | 6794 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Grief and the Holidays

Editor's Note: I originally posted this in 2013. Due to the 73,000 people who have read it, I think it's worth sharing again, especially after over 5.34 million...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Dec. 17, 2021
Last comment by NanaDi, on Dec 27, 2021 at 11:40 am | 6 comments | 5184 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 | 5902 Views

A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

The most effective donations to combat global warming

I am not able to post for the next few weeks, but I want to call your attention to Robinson Meyer's newsletter "The Weekly Planet" for The Atlantic, and in particular...

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Dec. 15, 2021
Last comment by Annette, on Dec 20, 2021 at 2:11 pm | 5 comments | 2858 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

From the heart of the house: Flea Street team shares favorite winter garden recipes

By Sara Hayden and Karla Kane Dig into mashed potatoes with garden-fresh chives and chard ricotta cannelloni. ==I Garden-grown arugula....

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Dec. 15, 2021
Last comment by Jan Buck, on Dec 16, 2021 at 5:54 pm | 2 comments | 5632 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Daly City honors Keith's Chicken-N-Waffles and The Bread Basket Bakery as businesses of the year

By Sara Hayden Two Daly City eateries received the 2021 Mayor's Business of the Year awards on Monday. Former mayor and current council member Juslyn...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Dec. 15, 2021
There are no comments yet. 2834 Views

AN ALTERNATIVE VIEW

Man-up about stressing-out

Thanksgiving week was so stressful, wasn't it?" my white-haired elderly neighbor said as she waked by my driveway. "I just came back from Safeway and I could feel...

Original post made by Diana Diamond on Dec. 8, 2021
Last comment by Judy Lange, on Dec 15, 2021 at 12:39 pm | 28 comments | 3562 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Who can you not live without?

Shall you marry someone you can’t live without? Yes, and yet it’s a hairy topic. What I mean by that is if you are in a healthy secure relationship,...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Dec. 10, 2021
Last comment by AMRW, on Dec 10, 2021 at 8:40 pm | 3 comments | 4400 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Early bird: Keith's Chicken-N-Waffles to open restaurants with country-style breakfast

By Sara Hayden Keith's Chicken-N-Waffles is taking flight. In January 2022, founder and owner Keith Richardson plans to expand beyond Daly City and open...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Dec. 10, 2021
There are no comments yet. 6201 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Robots and conveyor belts: Jacky Li talks kitchen tech at Roger Bar and Restaurant

By Sara Hayden "Right now, Servi is more of a Bus-i, I guess you could say." Food and beverages director Jacky Li is talking about the smooth-moving...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Dec. 8, 2021
Last comment by jhskrh, on Dec 10, 2021 at 7:09 am | 5 comments | 4361 Views

AN ALTERNATIVE VIEW

Please prioritize saving Palo Alto's emptying downtown

Once again, Palo Alto residents are being asked to submit a list of their priorities for the city council to tackle in the upcoming 2022 year. The council has...

Original post made by Diana Diamond on Dec. 3, 2021
Last comment by Jamie Long, on Dec 9, 2021 at 12:21 pm | 50 comments | 6085 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

New Austrian cuisine: Naschmarkt to replace Anatolian Kitchen in Palo Alto

By Sara Hayden Anatolian Kitchen is closed, making way for a new concept: By no later than February, restaurateur Dino Tekdemir and team are aiming to reopen...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Dec. 2, 2021
Last comment by Vickie, on Dec 6, 2021 at 4:54 pm | 4 comments | 8059 Views

COUPLE'S NET

“Attached.” by Amir Levine, MD, and Rachel S.F. Heller, MA

If you’ve been reading CouplesNet for long, you’ve read about Attachment Theory. Levine and Heller have focused Attachment Theory specifically to help...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Dec. 2, 2021
Last comment by KG, on Dec 3, 2021 at 8:02 pm | 1 comment | 3933 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Holiday Hoopla in the City

Planning a playdate in San Francisco has long been a favorite holiday tradition around my home. Sluping a Hot Toddy between Union Square shops and stops, Christmas...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Dec. 3, 2021
There are no comments yet. 3668 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Winter holiday feasts: 21 Peninsula eateries where you can celebrate the season

By Sara Hayden There's no shortage of excellent Peninsula eateries that are providing feasts throughout the winter holiday season. Whether you want to...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Dec. 1, 2021
Last comment by Ben Harris, on Dec 1, 2021 at 11:45 am | 1 comment | 4940 Views

AN ALTERNATIVE VIEW

Americans are angrier this year. Are hate groups contributing to the anger?

We Americans are angry, locally and nationally. We have become meaner, more demanding, more defensive and more intolerant. But we also do feel more entitled. This...

Original post made by Diana Diamond on Nov. 20, 2021
Last comment by Bystander, on Nov 28, 2021 at 1:40 pm | 49 comments | 6133 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Curry and reubens: Local Kitchens opens "micro food halls" on the Peninsula

By Sara Hayden If you've ever craved curry, reubens and ice cream all at once, you're in luck: Local Kitchens makes it possible to buy all the above and...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Nov. 24, 2021
There are no comments yet. 7130 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Dog Greets and Treats

While out walking around the neighborhood this morning, I took the opportunity to ruminate on that ol’ seasonal question, What am I truly grateful for?...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Nov. 22, 2021
Last comment by Marian Beck, on Nov 24, 2021 at 2:24 pm | 7 comments | 3730 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

"How the Other Half Eats": Sociologist Priya Fielding-Singh on food and inequality in America

By Sara Hayden "How the Other Half Eats: The Untold Story of Food and Inequality in America" is one of the books I've been waiting for. Sociologist...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Nov. 18, 2021
Last comment by John Zussman, on Nov 22, 2021 at 7:20 pm | 1 comment | 2654 Views

A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

Grand pronouncements vs nuts and bolts

I was in a meeting recently where a staff member of a Bay Area city said they were looking to accelerate their carbon neutral goal from 2045 to 2030. It was all...

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Nov. 21, 2021
Last comment by Sherry Listgarten, on Nov 22, 2021 at 7:17 pm | 4 comments | 3839 Views
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