Local Blogs | Palo Alto Online |

Local Blogs

Interested in becoming a blogger?   Show all bloggers


Sort by:  Most recent blog/comment   Most viewed   Most comments

Navigation tip: Clicking on any blog label will display all recent posts on that blog

PENINSULA FOODIST

Cajun Bowl brings extensive seafood menu to San Bruno

A shrimp and crawfish bowl from Cajun Bowl in San Bruno. (Photo courtesy Cajun Bowl via @cajun_bowl) By Kate Bradshaw Cajun Bowl,...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Apr. 19, 2023
There are no comments yet. 5292 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

A Rainbow After the Storm

This week I’ve been enjoying Get Organized with The Home Edit on Netflix. Sometimes watching cooking shows inspires you to cook...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Sep. 19, 2020
There are no comments yet. 5281 Views

AD LIBS

Ad Libs: A requiem for summer (but in a good way)

I am now officially a proud choral-music geek, because I have not one but two favorite requiems. Very pleased to get to sing both the Durufle and the Faure last...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Jul. 13, 2010
Last comment by Rebecca Wallace, on Jul 15, 2010 at 3:23 pm | 2 comments | 5275 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

A 2020 Birthday

Our youngest had her birthday party a couple of weeks before quarantining in March. Her friends came over, played with balloons and ate cupcakes. It was a very...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Aug. 31, 2020
There are no comments yet. 5274 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Our First Year with an Elf on the Shelf

Like many extended families, the last time many of us were together was last Christmas. Since then my grandfather passed away and we have talked with our kids about...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Nov. 30, 2020
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Dec 4, 2020 at 8:50 am | 2 comments | 5268 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

San Francisco's Detroit-style Joyride Pizza now available in Daly City

Fresh parmesan is grated onto a Detroit-style pizza at Joyride Pizza. (Photo courtesy Joyride Pizza via Facebook) ==I By Kate Bradshaw...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Mar. 30, 2023
Last comment by Nayeli, on Mar 31, 2023 at 12:16 pm | 1 comment | 5268 Views

TWO DECADES OF KIDS AND COUNTING

Houston here she comes!

It is immediately obvious whether the person to whom I'm speaking has ever been to Houston when I mention that our soon-to-be-college-graduate daughter is moving...

Original post made by Sally Torbey on Jun. 12, 2015
Last comment by Peggy and John, on Jun 26, 2015 at 10:41 am | 10 comments | 5265 Views

AD LIBS

Ad Libs: Brave new work

Yesterday, I caught the last performance of the in-development indie-rock musical "Fly By Night" at TheatreWorks, and you'd have to consult the program to believe...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Aug. 23, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 24, 2010 at 11:57 am | 1 comment | 5250 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Boo Baskets

When searching for Halloween crafts and activities for our kids this year, I found

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Oct. 11, 2020
There are no comments yet. 5250 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Virtual Birthday Celebrations

When our kids have birthdays, I love spending a lot of time chatting with them about their theme, activities, decorations, friends to invite, presents, cake, etc....

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Jun. 22, 2020
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Jun 26, 2020 at 3:27 pm | 2 comments | 5244 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Porterhouse San Mateo revamps its menu following move to new spot

Steak tartare from Porterhouse San Mateo. (Photo courtesy Steve Haag) By Kate Bradshaw Porterhouse San Mateo, a San Mateo steakhouse,...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Mar. 17, 2023
Last comment by Kenneth Chung, on Mar 20, 2023 at 4:36 pm | 2 comments | 5240 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Best for Homebrew: Bay Area Hetch Hetchy Water Is a Winner!

Have you checked out newly opened

Original post made by Laura Stec on Nov. 7, 2023
Last comment by Patricia Becker, on Nov 8, 2023 at 8:51 am |
3 comments | 5236 Views

TWO DECADES OF KIDS AND COUNTING

In awe in Yosemite

Last week I accompanied a group of Paly students to Yosemite National Park. Seventy five freshmen, all students in Paly’s TEAM (Together Everybody Achieves...

Original post made by Sally Torbey on Nov. 19, 2015
Last comment by Sally Torbey, on Nov 23, 2015 at 4:24 pm | 13 comments | 5235 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Which Christmas Gifts are Lasting?

It has been over 2 weeks since Christmas Day. Our decorations are back in the closet and we are enjoying the break before Valentines Day. Some Christmas presents...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Jan. 12, 2021
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Jan 15, 2021 at 12:41 pm | 2 comments | 5231 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

The Countdown to Christmas

The countdown to Christmas is always a bit tricky. Advent calendars and this year’s elf on the shelf make it more enjoyable, but it is still so hard to wait for...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Dec. 20, 2020
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Dec 24, 2020 at 10:07 pm | 2 comments | 5211 Views

SENIOR FOCUS

The Corona Virus has Changed Our Lives? Which Changes Will Last?

With a little extra time to ponder these days I was wondering what things have changed and will remain changed or altered after the Shelter in Place orders are lifted...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on May. 2, 2020
Last comment by babyboomer1, on May 3, 2020 at 8:17 am | 1 comment | 5210 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Giving old hobbies new life

Growing up, I enjoyed playing the flute and the piccolo. I stopped in college, but try to play a little bit for our kids every year. I enjoyed playing lullabies...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on May. 11, 2020
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on May 13, 2020 at 1:09 pm | 2 comments | 5209 Views

LOVE THAT PUP

Slow Your Roll

Now that summer's over, most of us have moved on to the busy tasks of school, work, and other obligations. The purpose of this post is to suggest that you try countering...

Original post made by Cathy Kirkman on Sep. 29, 2014
Last comment by Cathy Kirkman, on Oct 9, 2014 at 8:59 am | 2 comments | 5209 Views

TWO DECADES OF KIDS AND COUNTING

A quiet moment

On our Girl Scout camping trip we enjoyed all the usual fun of a being in the out-of- doors. We bedded down in sleeping bags, warmed up by a bonfire, and roasted...

Original post made by Sally Torbey on May. 18, 2015
Last comment by Sally Torbey, on May 19, 2015 at 3:46 pm | 8 comments | 5188 Views

AD LIBS

Ad Libs: Pop go the props if the actors don't stop

For my story this week about TheatreWorks' play "Opus," about life in a string quartet, I chatted with writer Michael Hollinger and cellist/advisor Kris Yenney....

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on May. 28, 2010
There are no comments yet. 5179 Views
<< < 181 182 183 184 185 > >>
Page 183 of 200

Stay informed.

Get the day's top headlines from Palo Alto Online sent to your inbox in the Express newsletter.

Boichik Bagels is opening its newest – and largest – location in Santa Clara this week
By The Peninsula Foodist | 0 comments | 2,439 views

I Do I Don't: How to build a better marriage Ch. 1, page 1
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,605 views

WATCH OUT – SUGAR AHEAD
By Laura Stec | 2 comments | 760 views

 

Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund

For the last 30 years, the Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund has given away almost $10 million to local nonprofits serving children and families. 100% of the funds go directly to local programs. It’s a great way to ensure your charitable donations are working at home.

DONATE TODAY