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INVEST & INNOVATE

I Will Vote No on Propostion 23

I will vote no on Proposition 23. AB 32, which this proposition seeks to suspend, will help the California economy, as well as our health, air quality and national...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Sep. 25, 2010
Last comment by stephen levy, on Oct 13, 2010 at 12:43 pm | 51 comments | 69646 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan are giving $100,000 to each of their eight favorite restaurants

When Seiko Alba got an email from Mark Zuckerberg in late March, she was sure it was a scam. The Facebook CEO, a regular at her Palo Alto Japanese restaurant...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 11, 2020
Last comment by David B, Karpf, MD, on Jun 14, 2020 at 3:00 pm | 104 comments | 69441 Views

TWO DECADES OF KIDS AND COUNTING

College applications: round three

Our family has survived our third child applying to college. He plans to study at a University of California campus in close proximity to a beach, and he is thrilled...

Original post made by Sally Torbey on Apr. 11, 2014
Last comment by JM, on Apr 24, 2014 at 2:40 am | 27 comments | 68576 Views

COUPLE'S NET

"If You Don't Know, You Know: No"

I read this quote recently (and don't remember where; sorry, author), and it hit a nerve with me. How hard is it to say "No"? Pretty difficult for some of us,...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Mar. 17, 2014
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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 | 64729 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

Improve Mobility to Address Inequality

Discussions about poverty and inequality are in the news these days. I have been asked about inequality especially in the Bay Area by several reporters recently....

Original post made by Steve Levy on Apr. 4, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Apr 11, 2014 at 1:46 pm | 36 comments | 64688 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

What happened to Terrone?

Some detail-oriented diners might have noticed that Terrone, the "pizzeria-ristorante-bar" that opened in February this year at 448 S. California Ave. in Palo Alto,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 13, 2013
Last comment by pablo, on Nov 16, 2013 at 7:31 pm | 3 comments | 61454 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Updated: Blue Bottle Coffee moving in across from Palo Alto Caltrain

The flow of San Francisco restaurants to the Peninsula just refuses to quit. The latest transplant: Blue Bottle Coffee, a gourmet...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 9, 2013
Last comment by maditalian_1492, on May 1, 2014 at 8:29 pm | 4 comments | 61375 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Is Coffee a Date?

"I don't feel going out to coffee is a date, do you? I don't like to date guys at my gym, but got cornered into saying yes to coffee to a guy. Gyms are my place...

Original post made by Laura Stec on May. 21, 2015
Last comment by Cassanova, on May 27, 2015 at 4:32 am | 25 comments | 61141 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Menlo Hub owner evicted, restaurant closes

Menlo Hub at 1029 El Camino Real in Menlo Park has closed, with the owner in major debt to the landlord. Owner Mehmet Erkus said he was behind rent for about...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 28, 2014
Last comment by Harry, on Jun 5, 2014 at 5:01 pm | 18 comments | 60677 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

In the Weekly: juice, nitrogen ice cream & more

The Palo Alto Weekly's ShopTalk columnist, Daryl Savage, writes about local retail and restaurant news - openings, closings, etc. She reported many food-and-drink...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 11, 2013
Last comment by saww, on Oct 24, 2013 at 4:21 pm | 6 comments | 60490 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

I Just Ate Beets for the First Time

"I just ate beets for the first time two days ago." This statement was recently emailed to me by a 30-something Food Partier! It stopped me in my tracks. How...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Apr. 2, 2014
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Apr 8, 2014 at 11:18 pm | 19 comments | 60443 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Love is Sustained by Action; a Pattern of Daily Devotion

"The Five Magic Hours" (from Dr. John Gottman of the 'Love Lab' in Seattle) is for those of you who are busy: - Two minutes every morning, eye contact, kisses...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Apr. 4, 2014
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on May 29, 2014 at 5:09 pm | 2 comments | 60386 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Pressed Juicery opens at Stanford Shopping Center

Pressed Juicery opened today, Nov. 18, at the Stanford Shopping Center in Palo Alto. Juice doubters might turn their noses up,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 18, 2013
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Nov 19, 2013 at 6:14 pm | 4 comments | 60281 Views

THINKING ABOUT COLLEGE

Once Again, UC’s Confuse and Disappoint Top Seniors

(Written by John Raftrey) The UC’s are once again giving out confusing results to frustrated high school seniors. Davis must have one long wait list. I’ve...

Original post made by John Raftrey and Lori McCormick on Mar. 19, 2016
Last comment by It Never Ends, on Mar 23, 2016 at 12:53 pm | 23 comments | 60233 Views

COUPLE'S NET

For Thanksgiving, Come Write Thanks to Your Beloved (e.g., Thanks for warming up my feet every night.)

I don't think anyone can be told too much how s/he's appreciated. So in honor of Thanksgiving, a wonderful holiday of family, friends and food, let's give thanks...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Nov. 19, 2013
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Dec 19, 2013 at 9:04 am | 3 comments | 59997 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Downtown Palo Alto?s Sabrosa Taqueria shutters

Sabrosa Taqueria at 448 University Ave. in downtown Palo Alto has closed its doors, signaling the end of an...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 3, 2014
Last comment by Adrian , on May 14, 2014 at 11:05 pm | 2 comments | 58253 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Steak Out in Mountain View becomes Bierhaus in name and spirit

Steak Out owner Mike Finley said that when he settled on a name for his Mountain View restaurant years ago, he wasn't completely happy with it. "When I first...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 21, 2013
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Nov 22, 2013 at 2:16 pm | 3 comments | 58136 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Palo Alto's longtime La Morenita to shutter

After 23 years of serving Mexican food in downtown Palo Alto, La Morenita will close on Friday, Dec. 29, co-owner Miguel Reveulta confirmed Wednesday. Revuelta,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 20, 2017
Last comment by Richard, on Dec 22, 2017 at 8:01 am | 2 comments | 56973 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

June 30 could be sandwich shop Ike's Place's last day at Stanford

Ike's Place – a popular Bay Area sandwich chain known for its massive menu, "dirty sauce" and sandwiches named after local celebrities – could be vacating...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 6, 2014
Last comment by Overpriced Sammies, on Jun 6, 2017 at 12:10 pm | 21 comments | 56011 Views
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