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Ad Libs: Ten years ago, ten years later

As I write about the 9/11 memorial events this weekend, I think about the Mozart Requiem concert happening Sunday in Stanford's Memorial Church and imagine how peaceful...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Sep. 8, 2011
Last comment by Rebecca Wallace, on Sep 23, 2011 at 11:18 am | 3 comments | 2201 Views

A PRAGMATIST'S TAKE

Missile hitting Poland: Almost certainly Ukrainian, not Russian. Creating false memories with slow release of details

Does the corporate media understand that it is fueling demand for escalations that could result in nuclear war? Do they care in the slightest? Do they see themselves...

Original post made by Douglas Moran on Nov. 16, 2022
Last comment by Stacy Windom, on Nov 21, 2022 at 8:38 am | 26 comments | 2184 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Tootsie's reopens with brand-new coffee roasting capacity

The new coffee roaster at Tootsie's allows the restaurant to offer coffee as fresh as its food. (Photo courtesy Rocco Scordella) ==I...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Nov. 22, 2022
There are no comments yet. 2075 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

A Star is Born - Winter Galette

Here's a perfect appetizer for the holiday season, with extra special flare, but still easy to assemble. Prepare the dough yourself or use frozen pie crust....

Original post made by Laura Stec on Nov. 18, 2022
There are no comments yet. 2023 Views

SENIOR FOCUS

Michael Moore Exec-Produced "Planet of the Humans" Strikes a Chord During SIP

Michael Moore (who I for one don't always agree with or follow his logic completely) has executive-produced a new film available to view for free on youtube: Planet...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on May. 1, 2020
There are no comments yet. 1981 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Rocket Fizz to open in Mountain View

Sodas in glass bottles, rare Kit-Kat flavors, your favorite childhood candy, gag gifts: Welcome to Rocket Fizz Soda Pop & Candy Shop, a franchise of which is set...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Sep. 24, 2015
Last comment by MVResident, on Sep 28, 2015 at 4:39 am | 6 comments | 1923 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Stirring up memories: First-time Redwood City author releases Thai cookbook memoir 'Come Eat, Grandma!'

==I VC Tang, author of the new cookbook "Come Eat, Grandma! Recipes and Stories of Thai Home Cooking," in Redwood City on Oct. 7. (Photo...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Oct. 20, 2022
There are no comments yet. 1872 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

I Like Downtown Palo Alto

I have worked in downtown since 1969 and we have lived downtown since 2006. So downown is a big part of my life on daily basis. Mostly what I read on Town Square...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Aug. 26, 2012
Last comment by Sharon, on Aug 27, 2012 at 6:38 pm | 6 comments | 1844 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

California Economy Update

A reader asked for an update on the California economy and budget. This post is about the economy and the next post is about the budget. The overall CA economy...

Original post made by Steve Levy on May. 19, 2012
Last comment by stephen levy, on Jun 15, 2012 at 2:07 pm | 20 comments | 1828 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

California Budget Update

California continues to struggle with state budget deficits. Revenues are rising but not by enough to eat into the deficit as health care and other costs continue...

Original post made by Steve Levy on May. 19, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1680 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Holiday Gifts - DIY Preserve Class

Food Partiers! This virtual class looks delicious. Why not give fun, edible-homemade gifts this year, instead of just more stuff? ==B Spice Up Your Holiday...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Oct. 20, 2022
There are no comments yet. 1644 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

A piece of cake: How a Sunnyvale woman launched a nonprofit that’s delivered 40,000 birthday cakes to underserved youth

==I The 40,000th cake delivered by Cake4Kids, a nonprofit started locally that brings homemade birthday cakes to underserved kids. (Photo courtesy...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Oct. 31, 2022
There are no comments yet. 1561 Views

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Ad Libs: Last one standing

What's all this I hear about arts being in trouble in the schools? Why, this mural was doing just fine at Hillview Middle School in Menlo Park the other day. At...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Jul. 19, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1551 Views

OFF DEADLINE

On Deadline blog: Are there parallels between today's Palo Alto growth fights and the city's 1960s war?

A longtime friend and observer of Palo Alto issues and politics asked me an interesting question recently: Is there a parallel between today's neighborhood-level...

Original post made by Jay Thorwaldson on Jul. 22, 2013
Last comment by Just for the record, on Jul 29, 2013 at 11:36 pm | 37 comments | 1547 Views

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Ad Libs: Play in progress

So there wasn't a stunning set to take a photo of. But with a staged reading of a musical that's still being written, you expect to see the seams. This weekend we...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Aug. 21, 2012
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Ad Libs: 'Double Take' photo contest

There's another opportunity to get your eagle eye recognized at the spiffed-up Palo Alto Art Center: Submit your best photo of Patrick Dougherty's whimsical tree...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Jul. 30, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1296 Views

OFF DEADLINE

On Deadline blog: Planning Director: searching for someone who walks on ? hot coals?

The imminent departure (June 30) of Planning Director Curtis Williams leaves Palo Alto city officials searching for a replacement for the lightning-rod position....

Original post made by Jay Thorwaldson on Jun. 26, 2013
Last comment by Jay Thorwaldson, on Jun 30, 2013 at 10:34 am | 5 comments | 1285 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Our First Anniversary in my Husband’s Retirement

Today is my anniversary. When we married, we decided that our anniversary would be the Saturday after Thanksgiving, instead of the date of the Saturday those many...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Nov. 26, 2022
There are no comments yet. 1212 Views

OFF DEADLINE

On Deadline blog: When John Beahrs saw combat -- in World War II and the Palo Alto City Council chambers

The recent passing of John Beahrs of Palo Alto at age 100 elicited many memories of a man who lived a full life. His experiences ranged from a loving marriage...

Original post made by Jay Thorwaldson on Aug. 16, 2013
Last comment by Sic-Transit-Gloria-Mundi, on Aug 19, 2013 at 8:50 am | 1 comment | 1172 Views

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Ad Libs: The floating world

A striking image waiting for me in my inbox upon my return from vacation. San Jose artist Kyoko Fischer won first place in the current juried print exhibition at...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Nov. 15, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1023 Views
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