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INVEST OR DIE

Yes on Measure B to improve our quality of life and public safety

The upcoming election will be full of both local and statewide election choices. Most attention in Palo Alto has been focused on the upcoming city council elections....

Original post made by Steve Levy on Sep. 30, 2014
Last comment by Why Indeed, 3 hours ago | 6 comments | 622 Views

DEEP MENLO

A Perspective on Surf Air Approaches to San Carlos

Surf Air, an aviation startup with a novel model for providing convenient service for commuters between the peninsula and Los Angeles, has been taking flack for...

Original post made by Stuart Soffer on Dec. 7, 2013
Last comment by Jim, 3 hours ago | 22 comments | 6708 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Men Are Good For Three Things

Men are good for three things. I've been reminding friends and family of this for years and it's time to go public. You determine the lineup, but the list is solid. #1)...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Sep. 25, 2014
Last comment by Laura Stec, 6 hours ago | 29 comments | 2638 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Steins, sausage and spaetzle: Mountain View hosts second Oktoberfest

For the second year in a row, a downtown Mountain View block will be transformed into a mini Munich for a two-day Oktoberfest extravaganza. On Saturday and Sunday,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Sep. 25, 2014
Last comment by Klink, 10 hours ago | 3 comments | 2649 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

October openings roundup

Fall is in the air, and so is the smell of chicken diablo, custom pizzas, falafel and French pastries. Four very different eateries – one Mexican, one Mediterranean,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Sep. 30, 2014
There are no comments yet. 601 Views

THINKING ABOUT COLLEGE

Middle Class Scholarship for incomes up to $150,000!

(written by Lori McCormick) Having spent a majority of my college advising time working with low-income and/or first generation students, financial...

Original post made by John Raftrey and Lori McCormick on Sep. 23, 2014
Last comment by Parent, 13 hours ago | 7 comments | 2556 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Storytime is Full

I got my first glimpse at just how many babies there are in the Bay Area when I attended (or tried to attend) my first library storytime. I arrived a couple...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Sep. 27, 2014
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, 14 hours ago | 4 comments | 931 Views

COUPLE'S NET

I Can't Get a Word In

Sherry responded to one of my blogs with this concern [my edits included: " . . .Women who finish almost every sentence with 'and' or 'but,' then carry on, endlessly....

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Sep. 30, 2014
There are no comments yet. 359 Views

A CIVIL LOOK AT CIVICS

Helping Local Veterans

Inés Acosta, owner of Habibi's Salon in Menlo Park, is something pretty special. A petite, hard-working, energetic woman, she is constantly trying to improve...

Original post made by Erin Glanville on Sep. 30, 2014
There are no comments yet. 166 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Tout Sweet Patisserie coming to Town & Country

Tout Sweet, a patisserie from self-proclaimed "pastry geek" and Top Chef: Just Desserts winner Yigit Pura, has laid claim to a tiny space at Town & Country...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Sep. 26, 2014
Last comment by Elena Kadvany, 17 hours ago | 2 comments | 2252 Views

INVEST OR DIE

The Relation of Palo Alto School Finance and Development--Background Concepts and Data Sources

Parents and residents in Palo Alto are naturally interested in and concerned about K-12 school funding and class size and the relationship of school finance to development...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Sep. 21, 2014
Last comment by fwiw, on Sep 28, 2014 at 1:43 pm | 11 comments | 1870 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Retreat Day

Do you ever have a day where you just want to stay in bed? Tired, a little cranky. It seems it would probably be better off for those around me to be spared my presence....

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Sep. 23, 2014
Last comment by Jay Park, on Sep 26, 2014 at 9:32 pm | 1 comment | 619 Views

ON A ROLL

Phone Sex

Okay, it's not exactly sex, partly because it's so frequent. Daily, in fact. But it is definitely sexy, my call from this woman who wants me to consider getting...

Original post made by Paul Bendix on Sep. 26, 2014
There are no comments yet. 316 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Opening alert: Zola, in downtown Palo Alto

French restaurant Zola, local chef Guillaume Bienaimé's very own restaurant, is set to open in Palo Alto Wednesday, Sept. 24. Bienaimé has been working since...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Sep. 23, 2014
Last comment by Mimi Denman, on Sep 26, 2014 at 9:42 am | 1 comment | 3705 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Medical

My husband is having shoulder surgery as I write. Came home to eat and back to the hospital. I'll post again soon....

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Sep. 18, 2014
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Sep 25, 2014 at 10:27 am | 2 comments | 2059 Views

10 TO TWINS

Hiatus

As I hinted in my last post, my life has gotten busier than I could have possibly imagined. I've blogged weekly for The Palo Alto Weekly, The Mountain View Voice,...

Original post made by Jessica T on Sep. 22, 2014
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Sep 24, 2014 at 9:33 pm | 1 comment | 826 Views

ON A ROLL

Menlo Park – Close to the Action

Local ballot measures are splendid, but much of Menlo Park's future is decided elsewhere...such as San Francisco, where our transportation growth currently hangs...

Original post made by Paul Bendix on Sep. 24, 2014
There are no comments yet. 434 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

To Cambodia With Love

"I escaped the Khmer Rouge when I was 12 years old, after surviving year round starvation and harsh labor camps. My two older brothers fled first in 1976, followed...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Sep. 18, 2014
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Sep 24, 2014 at 8:56 am | 5 comments | 4097 Views

ON A ROLL

A Tale of Two Suburbs

If a deteriorating downtown, tacky buildings and suburban blight only 15 minutes from San Francisco sounds like something of a feat – look at San Bruno. Many...

Original post made by Paul Bendix on Sep. 11, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 23, 2014 at 5:26 pm | 16 comments | 800 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Scott’s Seafood Mountain View to close, reopen as new concept

A changing of the helm at Scott's Seafood Mountain View will result in the closure of the Castro Street seafood spot and the opening...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 24, 2014
Last comment by Betty R., on Sep 23, 2014 at 4:07 pm | 16 comments | 6410 Views
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Steins, sausage and spaetzle: Mountain View hosts second Oktoberfest
By Elena Kadvany | 3 comments | 2,649 views

Men Are Good For Three Things
By Laura Stec | 29 comments | 2,638 views

Storytime is Full
By Cheryl Bac | 4 comments | 931 views

Yes on Measure B to improve our quality of life and public safety
By Steve Levy | 6 comments | 622 views

Helping Local Veterans
By Erin Glanville | 0 comments | 166 views