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THE FOOD PARTY!

Eat Your Values – August 15

What does it mean to eat with your values, and how do we build a food system that reflects those values? How do we create a system that is healthy and flavorful...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Aug. 10, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Aug 13, 2019 at 2:20 pm | 1 comment | 2517 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Chick-fil-A is opening in Redwood City. Will protesters drive the controversial chain away?

Fast-food chain Chick-fil-A's stance on gay rights has stirred up controversy throughout the country -- boycotts, LGBTQ "kiss ins," lawsuits -- and now,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 6, 2019
Last comment by RWC Resident, on Aug 12, 2019 at 10:47 pm | 34 comments | 10370 Views

AN ALTERNATIVE VIEW

PA’s city budget: city income soars; residents shell out more

Most of us simply glaze over charts and numbers, whether it’s the deepening Federal deficit – or an escalating Palo Alto city budget with much higher...

Original post made by Diana Diamond on Aug. 5, 2019
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Aug 12, 2019 at 11:52 am | 10 comments | 2273 Views

A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

Would you take a bus to LA?

Buses are climate-friendly, cheap to ride, and don’t require any special tracks or right of ways. They are an important transportation alternative on our warming...

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Jul. 28, 2019
Last comment by Sherry Listgarten, on Aug 8, 2019 at 7:39 pm | 37 comments | 5851 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Psssttt...Rossotti's Picks the Date

Guess who's re-opening? For the...6th time (?) in 167 years. One of the oldest bars in the state. Check out the history...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Aug. 5, 2019
Last comment by So..., on Aug 8, 2019 at 2:45 pm |
11 comments | 4558 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Japanese-style cocktail bar opening in Los Altos

Jean-Luc Kayigire wants people to imbibe more in downtown Los Altos. The Los Altos resident and former bar and restaurant owner said that because of the city's...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 23, 2019
Last comment by Sushi Scott, on Aug 7, 2019 at 9:37 pm | 6 comments | 4464 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Couple brings Chinese zongzi to Mountain View

A Fremont couple who drew a local following for their homemade zongzi, a hefty bundle of sticky rice stuffed with savory or sweet fillings and wrapped in a bamboo...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 10, 2019
Last comment by dlee, on Aug 7, 2019 at 6:08 pm | 6 comments | 9252 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Frozen Grapes?

The dog days of summer are headed our way, with hot days and long nights. If it gets a bit too toasty for you, here’s a summer snack everyone loves –...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jul. 31, 2019
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Aug 5, 2019 at 7:24 pm | 4 comments | 2432 Views

A PRAGMATIST'S TAKE

Support your local whistleblowers (inside social media companies)

The Declaration of Independence is the name of the document, but the war is commonly called the American Revolution because it was much more than a war for independence....

Original post made by Douglas Moran on Jul. 3, 2019
Last comment by Douglas Moran, on Aug 5, 2019 at 11:07 am | 26 comments | 2571 Views

AN ALTERNATIVE VIEW

Police misconduct? My 10 questions for the PA police to answer

The video of the Palo Alto police officer slamming the head of a resident of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park into a car’s windshield and then arresting him is very...

Original post made by Diana Diamond on Jul. 28, 2019
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 3, 2019 at 4:49 pm | 22 comments | 2561 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Avocado toast and vegemite: 'Australian-inspired' cafe chain Bluestone Lane arrives in Los Altos

Bluestone Lane was born in New York City but channels Australian coffee culture at all of its cafes, including its newest outpost opening Wednesday, July 31, in...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 30, 2019
Last comment by Why, or why?, on Aug 3, 2019 at 9:44 am | 4 comments | 4591 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

Strong Job Growth Continues and Supports the Case for CalTrain Expansion

There are many reasons to support the CalTrain expansion plans from the environment to saving time and cost for commuters and the CalTrain contribution to grade...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Jul. 28, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Aug 2, 2019 at 10:09 am | 21 comments | 2975 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Palo Alto gluten-free bakery to close; local baker to assume ownership

UPDATE: Gracie Jones Gluten Free Bakeshop closed earlier than announced. The bakery closed as of Thursday, Aug. 15. One gluten-free bakery begets another:...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 25, 2019
Last comment by Lori, on Aug 1, 2019 at 4:39 pm | 4 comments | 19719 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Summer Science Part 2

On our trip to the Midwest we had a wonderful time doing a variety of different nature-themed activities. Here are some of our favorites: 1. Sometimes the best...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Jul. 31, 2019
There are no comments yet. 1532 Views

A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

Two degrees can do all that?

It’s hard to believe that if the temperature goes up by only two degrees, our world will change so much. When I walk outside, I can barely tell the temperature...

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Jul. 21, 2019
Last comment by Sherry Listgarten, on Jul 29, 2019 at 6:59 pm | 26 comments | 4115 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Family Trips

This summer we flew to the midwest to visit relatives. This trip has become a yearly tradition for us. The kids and I fly out for a week to visit grandparents,...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Jul. 29, 2019
There are no comments yet. 1246 Views

AN ALTERNATIVE VIEW

Is racism also a local problem?

(Note -- this also appeared in print in the 7-19 issue of The Weekly) I write this cautiously because I am a white female, and while I certainly have experienced...

Original post made by Diana Diamond on Jul. 19, 2019
Last comment by Gale Johnson, on Jul 27, 2019 at 2:46 pm | 43 comments | 2613 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Mendocino Farms brings its sandwiches to Palo Alto May 2

Southern California-based sandwich chain Mendocino Farms is opening its 26th location in downtown Palo Alto this Thursday, May 2, at 11 a.m. The fast-casual...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 29, 2019
Last comment by Alex Costa, on Jul 26, 2019 at 9:31 pm | 18 comments | 6062 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Tame, Maim and Claim the Wild Sea Vegetable

The hunt started early, but not as early as the mushroom forage did. Actually,...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jul. 22, 2019
Last comment by tide pool harvest, on Jul 26, 2019 at 1:48 pm | 12 comments | 3061 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Old Port Lobster Shack adds downtown Redwood City location

Downtown Redwood City is now home to a new outpost of Old Port Lobster Shack. The locally born,

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 22, 2019
Last comment by Chip, on Jul 26, 2019 at 12:23 am |
1 comment | 3317 Views
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