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On Tour - The Highly Selective Liberal Arts Colleges: Occidental, Pitzer, and Scripps

Today we visit the highly selective small liberal arts colleges (SLACS) Occidental, Pitzer and Scripps. Pitzer and Scripps complete the Claremont Colleges Consortium...

Original post made by John Raftrey and Lori McCormick on Aug. 21, 2014
Last comment by Gillisn, on Sep 19, 2015 at 3:51 am | 3 comments | 38454 Views


Souper Bowl 2014

HAH! Gotcha! This is a reprint of Miso Sick with some additional edits. I just had to change the title. Besides, it's a perfect name for the recipe!...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jan. 31, 2014
Last comment by papers-writings.com, on Nov 17, 2015 at 1:19 am | 19 comments | 38448 Views


Pokéworks opens in Mountain View

Downtown Mountain View now has a second fast-casual poké option with the opening of Pokéworks at 211 Castro St. Pokéworks finally opened...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 21, 2016
Last comment by HarofaxPhill, on Sep 28, 2017 at 1:52 am | 6 comments | 38445 Views


Not Keeping Score

You may have seen the article in The Chronicle a few weeks ago about Sharon Meers and Joanna Strober's new book

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Nov. 14, 2013
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Nov 19, 2013 at 4:35 pm |
8 comments | 38438 Views


October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Have you seen all the NFL players and staff wearing hot pink? The campaign is called 'The Crucial Catch.' The pink garb will be auctioned...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Oct. 8, 2014
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Oct 16, 2014 at 9:19 am | 7 comments | 38394 Views


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
There are no comments yet. 38387 Views


Who Will Replace Baby Boomers as They Retire

Retiring baby boomers will be replaced by immigrants and their children who will account for over 80% of America's labor force growth and change over the next 20...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Jul. 26, 2013
Last comment by John, on Aug 8, 2013 at 4:28 pm | 74 comments | 38373 Views


Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength . . .

. . . while loving someone deeply gives you courage. - Lao Tzu I absolutely love this quote because it’s true, and gets to the heart of the matter in...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on May. 25, 2017
Last comment by the_punnisher, on May 26, 2017 at 4:40 pm | 2 comments | 38362 Views


Forest on First, a farm-to-table 'play' cafe, is on its way to Los Altos

Forest on First is every parents' fantasy. At this incoming Los Altos café, parents can nosh on dishes like dutch pancakes with blueberries and housemade butter,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 17, 2014
There are no comments yet. 38338 Views


San Francisco wine shop to open in Palo Alto

==I UPDATE: Biondivino will take over the Town & Country Village space

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 16, 2016
Last comment by Common sense, on Aug 23, 2016 at 11:07 am |
5 comments | 38332 Views


If You Don't Ask, S/he Can't Say "Yes"

True story. An attractive, smart, single, working young woman -- can you say eligible, what the heck are you waiting for -- told me recently that she wishes guys...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Oct. 11, 2013
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Oct 18, 2013 at 9:11 am | 2 comments | 38316 Views



My husband is having shoulder surgery as I write. Came home to eat and back to the hospital. I'll post again soon....

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Sep. 18, 2014
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Sep 25, 2014 at 10:27 am | 2 comments | 38308 Views


Chef Zhao Kitchen opens in Palo Alto

Palo Altans who live near the Edgewood Plaza Shopping Center now have a new neighborhood dining option: Chef Zhao Kitchen, a Chinese restaurant. Chef Zhao Kitchen...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 1, 2016
Last comment by Older Ashtangi, on Jun 2, 2016 at 9:00 pm | 3 comments | 38172 Views


Dear Chandrama, I Want to Change my Life . . .

. . . and I'm finding it hard to do. I am scared, and realize that in some areas I am stuck in my ways. My husband wants me to change, too. Any advice? Stuck Dear...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Apr. 25, 2014
There are no comments yet. 38132 Views


Draeger's Los Altos eyes upgrades, expansion

UPDATE: ==I The Los Altos Planning and Transportation Commission gave its unanimous approval to this project on May 21. Draeger's owner Richard Draeger said...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 18, 2015
Last comment by Gladys, on Oct 4, 2017 at 6:35 pm | 7 comments | 38047 Views


Bonchon bringing Korean fried chicken to Mountain View

A franchise of Bonchon, a Korean-born fried chicken chain, is opening in downtown Mountain View early next year. Albert Tseng, a Mountain View resident, has taken...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 23, 2016
Last comment by Poke Lover, on Nov 28, 2016 at 9:39 pm | 11 comments | 37965 Views


Update: The lowdown on Lure + Till in Palo Alto

The new Epiphany Hotel opened its doors in downtown Palo Alto at...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Mar. 20, 2014
There are no comments yet. 37936 Views


Food and drink goings on

The next few weeks are chock full of local food and drink events, from wine seminars and tastings to holiday-tilted classes. ==B Shoreline Lake wine seminars...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 25, 2013
There are no comments yet. 37919 Views


Do You or Your Partner Struggle with Depression?

Note: If you are under a doctor’s care for depression, check with your doctor before making changes to your treatment program. I am not prescribing anything,...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Dec. 23, 2016
There are no comments yet. 37910 Views


Stanford campus Ike's Place to close June 15

The fate of sandwich-cult-favorite Ike's Place at Stanford University has been decided: its last day of operations in the Huang Engineering...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 28, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous, on May 2, 2014 at 5:27 pm | 2 comments | 37898 Views
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Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund

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