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PENINSULA FOODIST

San Jose bakery expanding to Mountain View

C'est Si Bon, a San Jose bakery specializing in custom cakes and Persian pastries, is opening a second location in downtown Mountain View. C'est Si Bon has taken...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 8, 2017
Last comment by Brit, on Nov 9, 2017 at 3:17 pm | 5 comments | 3578 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Peninsula restaurants earn Michelin stars, again

Familiar Peninsula restaurants grace this year's Bay Area Michelin stars list, released on Wednesday:

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 25, 2017
Last comment by
cheap essay writer, on Nov 9, 2017 at 2:41 am | 8 comments | 7361 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Biryaniz opens in Mountain View

An Indian restaurant specializing in biryani, a traditional rice dish served with meat, spices and other toppings, is now open in downtown Mountain View. Biryaniz...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 30, 2017
Last comment by abigailvr, on Nov 8, 2017 at 9:05 pm | 7 comments | 4500 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Getting ready for the time change

When I was younger I enjoyed the fall daylight saving time change. Some years I remember specifically planning something to fill that extra hour - a run, a book,...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Oct. 31, 2017
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Nov 7, 2017 at 9:31 am | 9 comments | 1689 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

What’s Your State’s Favorite Halloween Candy?

It’s Halloween and I like that because I like candy! I like the chewy, gooey candies that get stuck in my teeth, and crispy ones that crackle when I crunch....

Original post made by Laura Stec on Oct. 30, 2017
Last comment by Compare your Kit-Kats, on Nov 3, 2017 at 9:50 am | 4 comments | 2112 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: Cultivate Love, Gottman Style

Dr. John Gottman is best known for the extensive couples research he's conducted over many years at his institute in Seattle -- fondly known as the "Love Lab."...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Oct. 19, 2017
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Nov 3, 2017 at 9:30 am | 3 comments | 2471 Views

A PRAGMATIST'S TAKE

Joe Simitian talk: Listening to Trump's America: Bridging the Divide

In the wake of the Trump election, Joe Simitian--a Palo Alto native and currently County Supervisor--visited three counties that had swung to voting for Trump after...

Original post made by Douglas Moran on Oct. 15, 2017
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Nov 2, 2017 at 8:02 pm | 46 comments | 2868 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

The Fiscal Implications of the Comp Plan

A fiscal impact study was conducted on Comp Plan alternatives that include a range of growth both higher and lower than the council’s preferred growth scenario. The...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Oct. 27, 2017
Last comment by Chris, on Nov 2, 2017 at 7:44 pm | 8 comments | 2034 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

It’s Pot Season!

Hah! Got you to look :) Actually, it’s potato season Food Partiers! and there is nothing like a freshly harvested potato from your garden, or your favorite...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Sep. 29, 2017
Last comment by Karla, on Nov 1, 2017 at 1:41 am | 2 comments | 2980 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

I AM THE GOD OF HELL FIRE AND I BRING YOU

Fire I'll take you to burn Fire I'll take you to learn I'll see you burn!!! You fought hard and you saved and learned But all of it's going to...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Oct. 13, 2017
Last comment by foodie, on Oct 30, 2017 at 10:36 am | 37 comments | 3835 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Let's Get Wasted

Wasted! The Story of Food Waste Film and conversation October 27th Two groups in Palo Alto, Transition Palo Alto and Zero Waste Palo Alto present...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Oct. 24, 2017
Last comment by Lauralies, on Oct 27, 2017 at 11:22 pm | 9 comments | 2710 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

The Comp Plan EIR--Pluses and Minuses

On Monday October 23rd the city council will begin review of the final Environmental Report (EIR) of the new Comprehensive Plan (Comp Plan). The EIR has three...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Oct. 22, 2017
Last comment by chris, on Oct 26, 2017 at 7:29 pm | 23 comments | 2627 Views

STORIES OF HOPE

Difficult Words and Simple Truths

==I CONTENT WARNING: This piece contains discussion of topics pertaining to sexual assault. Names and identifying details have been altered to protect individual...

Original post made by Aldis Petriceks on Oct. 23, 2017
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Oct 25, 2017 at 10:19 am | 1 comment | 4275 Views

A PRAGMATIST'S TAKE

Swastikas, censorship, false positives and kittens

Increasing efforts to block online content from hate groups and terrorists has been accompanied by an unsurprising increase in reports of perfectly legitimate content...

Original post made by Douglas Moran on Sep. 7, 2017
Last comment by Douglas Moran, on Oct 23, 2017 at 9:41 pm | 4 comments | 2578 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Nobu Palo Alto eyes next-door expansion

A place to see and be seen, Nobu's new Palo Alto outpost could soon expand. The restaurant,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 17, 2017
Last comment by Chris, on Oct 23, 2017 at 5:35 pm | 5 comments | 6205 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Chop & Pub to open in Mountain View

UPDATE: Chop & Pub officially opened on Monday, Oct. 23. A new establishment focused on booze and small plates is set to open soon in downtown Mountain...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 9, 2017
Last comment by Kathy, on Oct 22, 2017 at 1:36 pm | 1 comment | 4526 Views

THINKING ABOUT COLLEGE

College Interviews

College interviews are a perfect opportunity for you to find out more about the college and for the college interviewer to learn more about you. I recently asked...

Original post made by John Raftrey and Lori McCormick on Oct. 2, 2017
Last comment by David, on Oct 22, 2017 at 1:25 am | 3 comments | 4244 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Yes You Can! Making Pickles and Other Yummies

Some fabulous canning classes are coming up, sponsored by the University of California Cooperative Extension, and their Master Food Preserver program.

Original post made by Laura Stec on Aug. 6, 2017
Last comment by Anna Sanders, on Oct 20, 2017 at 8:08 pm |
1 comment | 5080 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Recent Research for Wives to Keep Husbands from Straying

First, it’s interesting that the study didn’t take into account wives straying and how husbands can prevent that, but on to the research. “The...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jul. 27, 2017
Last comment by Anna Sanders, on Oct 20, 2017 at 8:06 pm | 4 comments | 4170 Views

COUPLE'S NET

I Finished my Novel: Connect Two Hearts, and Musings

Thank you all for reading the excerpts I posted these last few months. I really appreciate the title suggestions you gave, too. I submitted Connect Two Hearts...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Sep. 7, 2017
Last comment by Anna Sanders, on Oct 20, 2017 at 8:05 pm | 4 comments | 3172 Views
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Burger chain Shake Shack to open in Palo Alto
By Elena Kadvany | 16 comments | 4,248 views

The Cost of Service
By Aldis Petriceks | 1 comment | 971 views

This time we're not lying. HONEST! No, really!
By Douglas Moran | 5 comments | 509 views

Couples: When Wrong Admit It; When Right; Shut Up
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 436 views

One-on-one time
By Cheryl Bac | 0 comments | 391 views