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PENINSULA FOODIST

Why is it becoming increasingly impossible to open a restaurant on the Peninsula?

In early August, Ben Bate got some bad news. The City of Mountain View informed him — seven months after he took over 383 Castro St. to open

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Sep. 17, 2019
Last comment by Sneaky Pete, 42 minutes ago |
15 comments | 3320 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

It just takes time

Whenever I go running, swimming, grocery shopping, etc without my kids, I’m a little off. I almost always have at least one, if not 3, kids with me. I feel like...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Sep. 18, 2019
There are no comments yet. 235 Views

AN ALTERNATIVE VIEW

Firing Judge Persky as a tennis coach was a big mistake

Former Judge Aaron Persky is being derided and disgraced. It’s unfair – and regretful. Persky was the Santa Clara County judge who conducted the Brock...

Original post made by Diana Diamond on Sep. 17, 2019
Last comment by Steve White, 16 hours ago | 23 comments | 1965 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Su Hong Palo Alto's last day of business will be Sept. 29

The owner of Su Hong Palo Alto gave its generations of diners plenty of notice about his plans to close the restaurant,

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Sep. 12, 2019
Last comment by Kate F, 20 hours ago |
19 comments | 6101 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Natural Wines?

My neighbor Bob has been making wine for awhile, in the driveway and garage of his Portola Valley home. A couple weeks ago I helped bottle last years batch, in...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Sep. 13, 2019
Last comment by H2O Sustainable Wines, 23 hours ago | 2 comments | 1709 Views

AN ALTERNATIVE VIEW

Troubling safety issues in our fair city

Palo Alto has to deal with certain safety issues. Specifically: 1) ==B Where do we go for shelter if there’s a big emergency on our streets – or in the entire...

Original post made by Diana Diamond on Sep. 10, 2019
Last comment by Casey Jones, on Sep 17, 2019 at 9:49 pm | 17 comments | 1732 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Los Angeles' popular Silverlake Ramen headed to Santa Clara

Los Angeles' Silverlake Ramen, known for drawing long lines at its Southern California locations, is coming to the Peninsula. Silverlake Ramen will open its second...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Sep. 17, 2019
Last comment by Dave S., on Sep 17, 2019 at 9:08 am | 1 comment | 1069 Views

A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

Electric Buses: A case study

==I This is the fourth and final post on buses, at least for a while, following posts on

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Sep. 15, 2019
Last comment by Sherry Listgarten, on Sep 16, 2019 at 5:52 pm |
2 comments | 1764 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Coffeebar Redwood City to open this week, with more cafes coming

Greg Buchheister has turned down something like 10 development offers after opening the always-busy Coffeebar in Menlo Park in 2018. But he's said yes to at least...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Sep. 16, 2019
Last comment by Danielle , on Sep 16, 2019 at 12:58 pm | 1 comment | 1569 Views

A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

Electric Buses: Challenges and Opportunities

Did you know that all new buses purchased in California will be zero-emission...

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Sep. 8, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Sep 15, 2019 at 10:35 am | 23 comments | 2978 Views

A PRAGMATIST'S TAKE

Moral Panic, again on guns

A moral panic involves masses of people becoming irrational about a problem, both over-estimating how widespread and serious it is and demanding immediate action...

Original post made by Douglas Moran on Aug. 22, 2019
Last comment by Frohickey, on Sep 13, 2019 at 6:05 pm | 21 comments | 2041 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Mango Chia Breakfast Pudding

I’ve been teaching a year-long series of cooking classes at 8 x 8. Yesterday we did Sugar Blues, a tasting of alternative...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Sep. 6, 2019
Last comment by Ladera Man, on Sep 12, 2019 at 2:25 pm | 1 comment | 2626 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Dunkin' Donuts to fill a hole in Redwood City

East Coast transplants and die-hard donut devotees, rejoice. Dunkin' Donuts is coming to Redwood City. The international donut and coffee chain is planning a...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Sep. 5, 2019
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Sep 12, 2019 at 12:08 pm | 24 comments | 5096 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Stay a part of their day

Now that school and other activities are back in session, I’m slowly getting back into a routine. Going to sleep and waking up earlier. Getting everyone to school...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Sep. 12, 2019
There are no comments yet. 624 Views

AN ALTERNATIVE VIEW

Stanford’s Cantor Museum banner raises questions, some unintended

The banner was stretched across the large entrance to the Cantor Museum at Stanford University. It spread across half the room, although the right side was not completely...

Original post made by Diana Diamond on Aug. 30, 2019
Last comment by Al Ward, on Sep 11, 2019 at 5:07 pm | 23 comments | 3127 Views

A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

Local Transit to the Rescue?

Will better local transit get more people out of cars? ==I This is the second in a series of posts on using buses to reduce emissions, the first being about

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Aug. 18, 2019
Last comment by Sherry Listgarten, on Sep 9, 2019 at 7:45 pm |
39 comments | 4772 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Taste Buds Kitchen to offer cooking classes for all ages in Palo Alto

A local franchise of Taste Buds Kitchen, "a kids kitchen by day and BYOB adult kitchen by night," will open this fall in Palo Alto. Scott and Susie...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Sep. 9, 2019
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 9, 2019 at 3:51 pm | 2 comments | 3473 Views

A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

Skeptics, Dupes, and Paranoids

I am a natural-born skeptic. I like to question things and play devil’s advocate, so much so that for a while some friends called me “Sherry Contrary”....

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Sep. 1, 2019
Last comment by Sherry Listgarten, on Sep 9, 2019 at 9:41 am | 33 comments | 2733 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Taiwanese desserts shop opens in Mountain View

Taiwanese shaved snow, milk tea and baked goods are on the menu at the newly opened Oh! Honey Snow Ice in Mountain View. The sweets shop is located at 1030 Castro...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Sep. 3, 2019
Last comment by SJ, on Sep 5, 2019 at 6:48 pm | 3 comments | 7533 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Eating Green on the Green – August 25

Summer’s not over yet. Here’s your invitation to some plant-forward outside-fun, sponsored by the impassioned folks of

Original post made by Laura Stec on Aug. 20, 2019
Last comment by Maria, on Sep 4, 2019 at 3:33 am |
7 comments | 2492 Views
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Su Hong Palo Alto's last day of business will be Sept. 29
By Elena Kadvany | 19 comments | 6,101 views

Firing Judge Persky as a tennis coach was a big mistake
By Diana Diamond | 23 comments | 1,965 views

Premarital, Women Over 50 Do Get Married
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,925 views

Electric Buses: A case study
By Sherry Listgarten | 2 comments | 1,764 views

Natural Wines?
By Laura Stec | 2 comments | 1,709 views

 

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