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THE FOOD PARTY!

Cheese Plate - Disrupted

Cheese plates - same ol', same ol'... I've been making them in similar ways for years. A mixed up jumble with a cheese knife. -==I...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Nov. 10, 2022
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Nov 13, 2022 at 6:32 pm | 13 comments | 2587 Views

COUPLE'S NET

“One should never criticize oneself . . .

. . . when there are always so many other people willing to do it for you.” -Robert Barclay Well said! If you are in situations in which you’re...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Nov. 4, 2022
There are no comments yet. 2548 Views

SENIOR FOCUS

It’s New Year’s Resolution Time...

New Year's resolutions are a great thing, but usually we let them slip away in a couple of weeks without a good solid plan. Since many resolutions revolve around...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on Dec. 31, 2019
Last comment by BabyBoomerGuru, on Jan 3, 2020 at 6:52 pm | 3 comments | 2548 Views

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Ad Libs: The story behind the face

"Eddie Currents was a dreamer. The men at the bank where he worked called him crazy Eddie, and told him to straighten his hat. Serious guys wear their hats directly...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Mar. 3, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2545 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

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 | 2498 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

A Bit of Good News

The California economy continued to grow in November and outpace the nation in job growth over the past 12 months with a 1.7% gain in jobs compared to 1.2% nationally. The...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Dec. 17, 2011
Last comment by stephen levy, on Dec 22, 2011 at 3:36 pm | 10 comments | 2481 Views

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Ad Libs: Mr. Congeniality at the Cantor

I have a confession: I get in trouble a lot at the Cantor Arts Center. I know, arts editors should be setting a good example. But I go into exhibits with my little...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Oct. 19, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2475 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

Benefit Promises that are Hard to Keep

Town Square has been filled with posts about city employee benefits for pensions and health care. The Weekly did a long article on the situation in Palo Alto. There...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Jul. 14, 2012
Last comment by Jon, on Aug 17, 2012 at 10:00 pm | 41 comments | 2474 Views

OFF DEADLINE

Will -- or should -- adult schools remain 'the quiet corner' of local education?

In about eight years, the Palo Alto Adult School will be observing its 100th anniversary -- a century of promoting the notion that learning can be for a lifetime....

Original post made by Jay Thorwaldson on May. 22, 2013
Last comment by local gem, on Jun 5, 2013 at 1:13 am | 6 comments | 2447 Views

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Ad Libs: Woodsider at the War Memorial

Almanac reporter Dave Boyce wrote a nice story this week about young Henry Phipps, a 12-year-old Woodside resident who's spending his September singing in the San...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Sep. 20, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2437 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

While we wait

I needed a bit of distraction as I wait my turn to get fully vaccinated.  So I decided to take my mind off of Covid and tackle some more challenging science...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Apr. 14, 2021
There are no comments yet. 2432 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Opening of Atherton Mademoiselle Colette is delayed

Debora Ferrand, owner of Mademoiselle Colette, at the cafe in Redwood City on May, 10, 2022. Photo by Magali Gauthier. ==I By Angela Swartz...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Oct. 12, 2022
Last comment by The Peninsula Foodist, on Oct 13, 2022 at 9:18 am | 1 comment | 2412 Views

SENIOR FOCUS

Guest Blog Encouraging Support for Dementia Family Caregivers by Tami Anastasia

Dear Dementia Family Caregiver, Taking care of a loved one with dementia, under normal circumstances, is challenging enough, but now, to be completely confined...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on Apr. 29, 2020
There are no comments yet. 2409 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Change of Summer Plans

Growing up, I enjoyed spending my summers at camp. Spending 7 weeks canoeing, swimming, sailing, windsurfing, kayaking, and living in a cabin with a dozen other...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Apr. 26, 2021
There are no comments yet. 2307 Views

SENIOR FOCUS

Palo Alto City Library - Upcoming Programs for Seniors

(Special guest blog entry by Alison de Geus, a Senior Librarian with the Palo Alto City Library, focused on Adult Services.) Palo Alto Library is excited to participate...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on Jan. 31, 2020
There are no comments yet. 2306 Views

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Ad Libs: From Emily to Georgia

Busy Palo Alto playwright Sharmon J. Hilfinger is having her seventh full-length play produced in the Bay Area. It seems like we just wrote about "Tell It Slant,"...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Sep. 23, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2298 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Coastside baker to open Half Moon Bay storefront

A layered cake with flowers by Fish Wife Sweets. Courtesy Moriah Bettencourt. By Kate Bradshaw Moriah Bettencourt has called Half...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Nov. 21, 2022
There are no comments yet. 2285 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

Connecting Values and the Economy

I believe that my family and I are connected to generations past and future. I believe this for living in Palo Alto and for living in this world. That is one of...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Aug. 6, 2012
Last comment by maguro_01, on Aug 20, 2012 at 2:13 pm | 34 comments | 2271 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Our Evening Run

In the fall of 2019 I started running again a few times a week. Our youngest had just started preschool so I had some kid-free time to get back into a regular running...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Apr. 20, 2021
There are no comments yet. 2248 Views

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Ad Libs: Why black and white?

Why black and white? Why not, if you can make a ceiling lamp look like a marvelous stained-glass fractal without any color? Fine-art photographer Cole Thompson,...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Oct. 16, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2225 Views
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