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THE FOOD PARTY!

Opus One

It’s cold around here. While our friends and family back east suffer record heat and drought, I turned on the heat tonight. I get all unseasonally-snuggly...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Aug. 29, 2016
Last comment by Lauralies, on Mar 17, 2017 at 8:23 am | 17 comments | 8070 Views

LOVE THAT PUP

Guest Post from HSSV: Adopt a Naughty Dog!

Here's a really fun guest post from Humane Society Silicon Valley. Thanks to Victoria Levy and Leanne Reis at UPRAISE Marketing + PR...

Original post made by Cathy Kirkman on Dec. 12, 2014
Last comment by [url=http://www.paloaltoonline.com]paloatoonline[/url], on Mar 15, 2017 at 3:32 am | 11 comments | 9575 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Summer Fun at Your Secret Beach

The Food Party! did a little picnic and beach cleanup this week. We took the leftovers from the Mt. Cagan Tiger party, and set out to my secret boogie board beach;...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jul. 17, 2016
Last comment by Karla, on Mar 14, 2017 at 2:09 am | 5 comments | 8446 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Nick the Greek opens in Redwood City

Gyros, souvlaki and fresh falafel are among the menu items at Nick the Greek, a new quick-service Greek restaurant in downtown Redwood City. Nick the Greek held...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Mar. 13, 2017
There are no comments yet. 4841 Views

SENIOR FOCUS

In retirement communities, it’s the old “Location, Location, Location” mantra, but with a different meaning

Having worked in 3 very different retirement communities over the past 6 years, I’ve given tours to hundreds of seniors, often with their baby boomer kids...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on Jun. 2, 2016
Last comment by masni, on Mar 12, 2017 at 11:57 pm | 2 comments | 2960 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Leftover Love

I love leftovers. You know, sloppy seconds. Stop - I'm back talking food. While some eaters have a strong aversion to eating day one food on day two,...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Mar. 18, 2014
Last comment by Jandowski, on Mar 11, 2017 at 1:30 pm | 5 comments | 84532 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Eat Out. Alone. In Public? NEVER!

I took myself out to dinner recently?. alone. It's nothing new; I eat alone often. I guess if I didn't, I'd be a whole lot skinnier from all the missed...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Dec. 10, 2013
Last comment by Gordon J., on Mar 11, 2017 at 1:29 pm | 20 comments | 40449 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Food Fight!

Resist Together! Reframing the Food Movement Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm CUESA (Center for Urban Education about Sustainable Agriculture)...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Mar. 11, 2017
There are no comments yet. 2982 Views

A PRAGMATIST'S TAKE

RPP + ADUs: Winners and losers

One of the classic mistakes in politics is to become overly focused on the details of official actions at the expense of asking whether those actions support the...

Original post made by Douglas Moran on Mar. 4, 2017
Last comment by Gale Johnson, on Mar 10, 2017 at 3:08 pm | 7 comments | 1525 Views

THINKING ABOUT COLLEGE

Juniors: Time to Start the College Process!

(Written by John Raftrey) Juniors and Juniors Parents: For you, the future has never been closer. Here is what you should be doing right now to start finding...

Original post made by John Raftrey and Lori McCormick on Mar. 2, 2015
Last comment by local mom, on Mar 9, 2017 at 5:24 pm | 3 comments | 9230 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couple Time and Work Time

I hear couples say they are too busy to spend time together. They work too much. I see long, long work hours in every couple who comes in. And it takes a toll. Couples...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Mar. 9, 2017
There are no comments yet. 445 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Avocado and Wine-Soaked Sundried Tomato Crostini

I'm leaving you with a quick and useful recipe this week, as I'm all focused and excited putting final touches on the NACUFS (National Association of...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Feb. 28, 2017
Last comment by jman, on Mar 7, 2017 at 4:17 pm | 3 comments | 7286 Views

A PRAGMATIST'S TAKE

Groundwater Pumping Background

Groundwater pumping (dewatering) regulations are on the City Council agenda for a special meeting on Tuesday March 7 beginning at 6pm. There are two parts: incremental...

Original post made by Douglas Moran on Mar. 1, 2017
Last comment by Ken Scholz, on Mar 6, 2017 at 8:35 am | 13 comments | 2671 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Tis the Seasonings

The older I get, the more I think culinary gifts are great choices for friends and family. People will actually use them, and in doing so get turned on to new tastes...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Dec. 4, 2014
Last comment by Help With Civil Engineering Projects, on Mar 6, 2017 at 1:37 am | 15 comments | 12591 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

In Defense of Food

It's been a busy week, which included a lot of apple pies and chocolate mousse (do you know how much butter is in chocolate mousse?) so part two of The Big...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Oct. 16, 2015
Last comment by maria20, on Mar 4, 2017 at 11:11 pm | 3 comments | 8992 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Taking or Receiving in a Marriage or Relationship

I’ve been sick with a bad cold that has put me back to basics (sleep, eat). My husband is working FT (at a stressful job). My brother in-law is here this...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Mar. 2, 2017
Last comment by maria20, on Mar 4, 2017 at 10:46 pm | 2 comments | 3192 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Yum Cha Palace opens in Menlo Park

New life has finally been breathed into the long-vacant space at 1039 El Camino Real in Menlo Park, the former home of Su Hong's sit-down restaurant, with Yum...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 29, 2017
Last comment by Ankur, on Mar 4, 2017 at 11:28 am | 6 comments | 18852 Views

SENIOR FOCUS

Help a Veteran today, beyond just thanking them for their service

The Aid and Attendance benefit is a little-publicized Veterans Administration program. This program allows for a monetary benefit to assist eligible wartime Veterans,...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on Nov. 11, 2016
Last comment by dave, on Mar 2, 2017 at 2:35 am | 6 comments | 2344 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Pockets of time

As our kids grow up, I'm finding myself with more and more pockets of time in between school, doctor appointments, play dates, and classes. Forty extra...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Feb. 28, 2017
There are no comments yet. 2124 Views

A PRAGMATIST'S TAKE

Affordable Housing: Complexities

The discussions of affordable housing policy have been impeded by mythology, misconceptions, magical thinking, posturing, empty slogans, ambiguous terminology, and...

Original post made by Douglas Moran on Feb. 21, 2017
Last comment by JJ, on Feb 28, 2017 at 5:00 am | 14 comments | 7111 Views
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Why contentious local politics? More examples from ADU at Council
By Douglas Moran | 49 comments | 2,290 views

Food Party! 420
By Laura Stec | 6 comments | 1,758 views

What Are Your Gifts that Must Be Shared?
By Chandrama Anderson | 1 comment | 804 views

 

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