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AN ALTERNATIVE VIEW

I am a covid coward – and also angry at anti-vaxxers

The reason I obtained my covid shot the second day it was locally available was because I am a coward. I don’t want to suffer through the corona virus --a...

Original post made by Diana Diamond on Jul. 27, 2021
Last comment by Kristy Keenham, on Aug 4, 2021 at 1:24 pm | 65 comments | 16077 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Feeling peckish? This ghost kitchen churns out fried chicken and churros

SSF Chickenbox restaurant becomes a Respectable Bird in South San Francisco by Sara Hayden A mammoth warehouse stands before me in South San Francisco....

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Jul. 28, 2021
There are no comments yet. 3898 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Asian Farm Cuisine brings pad thai burritos and more to Redwood City

Tempura shrimp banh mi or kimchi spam udon: "Why not try something new and see where it goes?" by Sara Hayden Chef Sok Hor is cooking up old...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Jul. 28, 2021
There are no comments yet. 6335 Views

AN ALTERNATIVE VIEW

Our feelings are hurt. C’mon, guys!

Our feelings were hurt, so we must sue the city of Palo Alto. That is the message I glean from the five Palo Alto police officers who filed a suit against the...

Original post made by Diana Diamond on Jul. 14, 2021
Last comment by Banes , on Jul 25, 2021 at 3:00 pm | 25 comments | 8494 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Michelin-starred chefs bring Korean & Taiwanese fare to State Street Market in Los Altos

Spicy pork belly bao and savory seolleongtang go to market by Sara Hayden

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Jul. 22, 2021
Last comment by Quinten, on Jul 24, 2021 at 12:20 am |
1 comment | 10680 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Premarital and Couples: I look like THAT??!!

I’m certain I have blind spots I don’t know about--that’s what makes them blind. I hope my husband, family, and friends will tell me (kindly and...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jul. 23, 2021
There are no comments yet. 8381 Views

AN ALTERNATIVE VIEW

Abortion in America: a new perspective

I have never quite understood why the issue of abortion has suddenly erupted into a national issue across America, requiring politicians and presidents to state...

Original post made by Diana Diamond on Jul. 20, 2021
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Jul 22, 2021 at 11:51 pm | 9 comments | 5235 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

San Mateo County to legalize home cooking businesses

Start-up grants will be available for owners of small food businesses by Kate Bradshaw Home chefs in San Mateo County now have a path toward legally...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Jul. 22, 2021
There are no comments yet. 5143 Views

COUPLE'S NET

For You, Readers

An elegantly draped veil, shimmering, pulsing, light illuminates and obstructs. I must wend my way amidst its tendrils, guided only by faith and trust. Anticipating...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jul. 19, 2021
There are no comments yet. 5849 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Eat well and save the planet: Palo Alto author publishes plant-forward recipe bible

by Angela Swartz Anne-Marie Bonneau's new book "The Zero-Waste Chef" offers a blueprint for...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Jul. 16, 2021
There are no comments yet. 5272 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

One year later: Following up with 5 local Black restaurant owners after the turmoil of 2020

by Margot Seeto After BLM protests and COVID-19, Peninsula restaurateurs convey hopes, pivots and grand plans for the future. Keeping a food business...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Jul. 16, 2021
There are no comments yet. 3420 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Artistic appetite: Families create edible portraits in Second Sundays program

by Sara Hayden Stanford educators teach the ancient art of playing with your food Last weekend families were encouraged to not only play with their food,...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Jul. 16, 2021
There are no comments yet. 2748 Views

AN ALTERNATIVE VIEW

Q: In what country is Venice, Italy located? A: Paris. Q: What is the biggest city in the world? A: Asia?

A segment of one of Jay Leno’s TVs shows had a man-on-the-street interview, this time with some older teens and young adults in their early twenties. The questions...

Original post made by Diana Diamond on Jul. 6, 2021
Last comment by Devon Wilson, on Jul 14, 2021 at 11:01 am | 37 comments | 8743 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Premarital and Couples: “Marriage is not just spiritual communion . . .

it is also remembering to take out the trash.” Joyce Brothers Marriage is sacred and also mundane. It's easy to lose sight of one or the other of those....

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jul. 8, 2021
Last comment by Jennifer, on Jul 12, 2021 at 6:20 pm | 2 comments | 9423 Views

AN ALTERNATIVE VIEW

The uncomfortable downward slope toward more conservative Christian churches

Our Christian churches in the U.S. suddenly seem be not only tilting to the right, but rather sliding down a hill to join with the conservative Republican right...

Original post made by Diana Diamond on Jun. 22, 2021
Last comment by Bystander, on Jul 8, 2021 at 9:08 am | 45 comments | 10272 Views

AN ALTERNATIVE VIEW

Can we curb climate change?

With soaring three-digit high temperatures suddenly hitting Seattle, Portland and Canadian cities to the north, causing a record heat wave from a stalled heat dome,...

Original post made by Diana Diamond on Jul. 1, 2021
Last comment by Online Name, on Jul 6, 2021 at 8:34 pm | 18 comments | 9394 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Flavored to the bone: The Mandarin in Menlo Park blends old and new to showcase pan-Asian cuisine

by Sara Hayden “Trust me….I eat a lot.” Owner Nee Lau keeps a slow and steady emphasis on quality above all else. The pandemic may...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Jul. 1, 2021
There are no comments yet. 0 Views

COUPLE'S NET

"Don't Follow your Dreams; Chase Them."

- Richard Dumbrill First you have to dream. It's easy to get going, going, going toward a goal, or just taking care of everyday life. When do you have time to...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jun. 29, 2021
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Jun 29, 2021 at 10:48 am | 2 comments | 10041 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

North Ventura Planning Area Alternatives

Dear Mayor DuBois and council members, The North Ventura planning area checks all the boxes as a great site for housing. --close to services, shopping and...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Jun. 12, 2021
Last comment by marc665, on Jun 27, 2021 at 9:30 am | 4 comments | 17477 Views

AN ALTERNATIVE VIEW

Why does it take Palo Alto so long to get things done?

A recent headline in one of the local papers declared “City moves swiftly to …” A local city moves swiftly! Wow! I say. Because to me, local cities...

Original post made by Diana Diamond on Jun. 18, 2021
Last comment by Cameron Rivers, on Jun 22, 2021 at 10:23 am | 21 comments | 7702 Views
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