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A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

Electric Mashups (+ Quiz!)

Utilities across the state have been told to lower emissions and use more renewable power sources. How are they doing? It’s surprisingly fun to look at the...

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Apr. 7, 2019
Last comment by doniya, on May 16, 2019 at 12:00 am | 13 comments | 3764 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Palo Alto's Spalti closes, to become Greek-Turkish restaurant

Editor's note: As of the week of May 13, Smyrna is now open for dinner only from 5-9 p.m. Longtime Palo Alto Italian restaurant Spalti has closed, and the...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 8, 2019
Last comment by A Bird & A Country, on May 15, 2019 at 8:54 pm | 17 comments | 3655 Views

AN ALTERNATIVE VIEW

Seven, not five, council members need to decide this major issue

We need a seven, not a five-member Palo Alto City Council to decide on what the city should soon do about grade separations at the four traffic crossings over Caltrain...

Original post made by Diana Diamond on Apr. 30, 2019
Last comment by Mja1, on May 15, 2019 at 4:04 pm | 17 comments | 1322 Views

THINKING ABOUT COLLEGE

College Match

(Written by Lori McCormick) I like to use the analogy that applying to college is like dating. Like any relationship, you should complement each other, build...

Original post made by John Raftrey and Lori McCormick on May. 15, 2019
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THINKING ABOUT COLLEGE

College Match

(Written by Lori McCormick) I like to use the analogy that applying to college is like dating. Like any relationship, you should complement each other, build...

Original post made by John Raftrey and Lori McCormick on May. 15, 2019
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PENINSULA FOODIST

Taishoken Ramen, Tokyo's reigning tsukemen shop, coming to San Mateo

Ramen runs in Yoshihiro Sakaguchi's blood. Sakaguchi is related to Kazuo Yamagishi, who is believed to have created the tsukemen style of ramen, chilled noodles...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 13, 2019
Last comment by Basic Dining, on May 13, 2019 at 5:52 pm | 2 comments | 1459 Views

A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

What, You're Still Driving?!

Yeah, me too. What’s up with that? Aren’t we all supposed to be on bikes and buses? A few months ago I was trying out a friend’s climate app....

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on May. 5, 2019
Last comment by 60-years young and still bike., on May 13, 2019 at 2:36 pm | 36 comments | 2463 Views

AN ALTERNATIVE VIEW

We have no privacy left

I realized a couple of years ago that I am being “watched.” I didn’t think much of it at the time, because I saw those cameras in CVS and Safeway and at traffic...

Original post made by Diana Diamond on May. 5, 2019
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on May 11, 2019 at 12:52 pm | 22 comments | 1176 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

San Francisco's Daigo Sushi opens in Palo Alto

The owner of Daigo Sushi in San Francisco has officially expanded south with a new location in Palo Alto. Daigo Sushi No. 2 is located at 2363 Birch St., last...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 11, 2019
There are no comments yet. 2343 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

What I want for Mother’s Day

This week I’ve seen a lot of articles about what mother’s really want for Mother’s Day. Some say that moms want a day off. A day to go to the...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on May. 10, 2019
There are no comments yet. 691 Views

STORIES OF HOPE

Eyes and the End of Life: Why Spend Time With the Dying?

You notice strange things, staring into the eyes of another human being for minutes at a time. First your heart beats faster, you grip your hands into empty...

Original post made by Aldis Petriceks on Feb. 11, 2019
Last comment by Andrew, on May 10, 2019 at 5:23 am | 8 comments | 6330 Views

STORIES OF HOPE

On Metaphor and Mortality

==I The following is a condensed version of a speech which I gave at the Rotary Club of Half Moon Bay, titled "Of Metaphor and Mortality: Why Medicine Needs Stories...

Original post made by Aldis Petriceks on Mar. 19, 2019
Last comment by Sam01, on May 9, 2019 at 11:07 pm | 1 comment | 2696 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Palo Alto to get its first natural wine bar

Natural wine is hardly new but has exploded onto the bar scene across the country in recent years, including

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 6, 2019
Last comment by Go Organic, on May 9, 2019 at 10:02 pm |
3 comments | 2346 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Downtown Burlingame gets new wine bar

Velvet 48, which is opening this Friday, May 3, appears to be downtown Burlingame's first dedicated wine bar. Jason Cooper, who has worked in the industry for...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 2, 2019
Last comment by Ming Le, on May 9, 2019 at 5:53 pm | 3 comments | 2598 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 Not Buying Into The Hyperbole,, on May 5, 2019 at 2:02 pm | 16 comments | 3777 Views

THINKING ABOUT COLLEGE

Operation Varsity Blues

(written by Lori McCormick) Considering recent news around, Operation Varsity Blues, the largest college admissions scandal ever prosecuted by the Department...

Original post made by John Raftrey and Lori McCormick on Mar. 14, 2019
Last comment by concierge, on May 4, 2019 at 2:12 pm | 9 comments | 3557 Views

A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

A Peek at Power Planning

Palo Alto has 100% clean electricity and recently hit its 60% renewables target. So we are done, right? Being an electric planner for Palo Alto has got to be the...

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Apr. 28, 2019
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on May 3, 2019 at 8:42 pm | 13 comments | 2421 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Premarital and Couples: An Affair Myth: Not Getting Enough at Home

In her book NOT "Just Friends" Shirley Glass, Ph.D. writes about the research she has conducted about affairs. One result blows away an old myth:...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Apr. 26, 2019
Last comment by Flexible Fidelity, on May 3, 2019 at 4:53 pm | 3 comments | 3156 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: Waiting or Acting?

I encourage you to figure out one thing you can do differently today. I often find that couples are waiting for the other to change, to say something, to do...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Mar. 8, 2019
Last comment by Lamerty , on May 3, 2019 at 3:51 am | 1 comment | 3612 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples and Premarital Couples: Thank You

I reflect on the process of therapy that I have been honored to have gone through with my clients each year. Therapy is a difficult and at times, exhausting process....

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Mar. 29, 2019
Last comment by serendeputy, on May 3, 2019 at 3:43 am | 2 comments | 4029 Views
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