Local Blogs

Interested in becoming a blogger?   Show all bloggers


Sort by:  Most recent blog/comment   Most viewed   Most comments

Navigation tip: Clicking on any blog label will display all recent posts on that blog

INVEST OR DIE

Strong Regional Job and Population Growth Continues

The state and Bay Area saw exceptional job growth in November—over 90,000 jobs in the state and 23,000 in the region. While one month is not a trend the growth...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Dec. 20, 2014
Last comment by Garrett , 2 hours ago | 7 comments | 688 Views

DEEP MENLO

Are you considering a remodel?

I shrug my head as I see a remodel in the neighborhood drag on and on. Something is wrong. We completed a partial remodel two years ago consisting of removing a...

Original post made by Stuart Soffer on Dec. 20, 2014
Last comment by Not 1950, 4 hours ago | 1 comment | 193 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Muracci’s 2 in Los Altos closing Dec. 23

The last day of business for family-owned Muracci's Japanese Curry & Grill in Los Altos will be...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 20, 2014
There are no comments yet. 961 Views

10 TO TWINS

Don't fund the rape culture at my alma mater

It was an eerie weekend. First, I received an email from my father. He said he'd been out to our garage and looked at our family's diplomas from the University of...

Original post made by Jessica T on Nov. 23, 2014
Last comment by Jenny, on Dec 20, 2014 at 2:08 pm | 67 comments | 5029 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

One night only: ‘Occupy the Farm’ screening in Palo Alto

UPDATE: As of Tuesday, Dec. 16, this event met its threshold on Tugg.com (see below for more information) and will be taking place. Documentary "

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 15, 2014
Last comment by lindaloo, on Dec 20, 2014 at 1:10 pm |
1 comment | 2151 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Homemade Gifts

With two young kids in our family, I can't resist making homemade gifts this holiday season. Magazines and websites are filled with adorable and easy DIY crafts...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Dec. 20, 2014
There are no comments yet. 396 Views

A CIVIL LOOK AT CIVICS

What Are Menlo Park’s Priorities?

A year ago, I reported on a Menlo Park city department head

Original post made by Erin Glanville on Dec. 17, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 20, 2014 at 8:21 am |
37 comments | 1509 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

UPDATE: Cho’s to open first week of January

I reported last week that Cho's Mandarin Dim Sum, a beloved 35-year-old...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 19, 2014
Last comment by Palo Alto resident, on Dec 19, 2014 at 4:50 pm | 1 comment | 1013 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Just Stuff Me and Wrap Me Up

Most (all?) cultures have some type of dumpling (dough cooked alone or wrapped around a filling) as a part of their cuisine. There is the Asian wonton, Indian...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Dec. 19, 2014
There are no comments yet. 791 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Souper Bowl 2014

HAH! Gotcha! This is a reprint of Miso Sick with some additional edits. I just had to change the title. Besides, it's a perfect name for the recipe!...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jan. 31, 2014
Last comment by Zhora, on Dec 19, 2014 at 1:02 am | 13 comments | 8820 Views

INVEST OR DIE

Why I Became Active in Palo Alto Forward

When Nancy and I were in Europe this summer, I read about the city council meeting in August when some young residents and workers came to talk about housing. I...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Dec. 13, 2014
Last comment by stephen levy, on Dec 18, 2014 at 4:10 pm | 12 comments | 2503 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Death with Dignity

Death with dignity is also known as assisted suicide. I can hardly believe that I am having this conversation with my MIL, the mom of my heart (or mom-in-love, as...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Dec. 16, 2014
Last comment by dwdadvocate, on Dec 18, 2014 at 10:47 am | 2 comments | 1349 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Cho's, beloved dim sum spot, to reopen in Los Altos

New information on Cho's in Los Altos has been posted here. Palo...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 12, 2014
Last comment by whatever, on Dec 17, 2014 at 4:54 pm | 8 comments | 6222 Views

INVEST OR DIE

Two New Thoughts About High Speed Rail

At the end of this blog I invite comments on two thoughts related to high sped rail (HSR) in California: --Will the spread of options like Uber, Lyft, Zipcar...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Nov. 30, 2014
Last comment by Essay writing service reviews, on Dec 16, 2014 at 10:37 pm | 45 comments | 4590 Views

ON A ROLL

Water Torture

That's the problem with all this rain, that it can lull us into complacency, the default national mood. Of course, we need to do the opposite. This drought should...

Original post made by Paul Bendix on Dec. 15, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Dec 16, 2014 at 2:35 pm | 1 comment | 498 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Where DO The Elite Meet?

Continuing our ongoing tribute to local High Dives, this week The Food Party!...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Dec. 11, 2014
Last comment by pogo, on Dec 15, 2014 at 5:47 pm | 3 comments | 2880 Views

THINKING ABOUT COLLEGE

Early Decision Blues

(Written by John Raftrey) If you got rejected by Stanford on Friday or the University of Pennsylvania today, this blog's for you. Nothing I can say will make...

Original post made by John Raftrey and Lori McCormick on Dec. 15, 2014
There are no comments yet. 2266 Views

COUPLE'S NET

It’s Easier to Love Someone When You Make Them Happy

I saw this quote in a book I'm reading, and it struck a chord in me. It made me think of all of you. It is easier to love someone when you can see, hear, and...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Dec. 9, 2014
Last comment by Marchment, on Dec 15, 2014 at 2:46 pm | 6 comments | 2373 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Rotating Toys

It sounds like the perfect solution. Take out a subset of toys for your child to play with and every couple of weeks rotate it with another subset. Your child...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Dec. 13, 2014
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Dec 14, 2014 at 11:04 pm | 2 comments | 1084 Views

INVEST OR DIE

The Role of Uber, Google buses and the like

In response to my last blog on two thoughts about HSR many friends wrote wanting to talk about Uber and related new transportation options with regard to Bay Ares...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Dec. 6, 2014
Last comment by Ellen Uhrbrock, on Dec 13, 2014 at 10:58 am | 28 comments | 3206 Views
1 2 3 4 5 > >>
Page 1 of 48

Early Decision Blues
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 0 comments | 2,266 views

One night only: ‘Occupy the Farm’ screening in Palo Alto
By Elena Kadvany | 1 comment | 2,151 views

What Are Menlo Park’s Priorities?
By Erin Glanville | 37 comments | 1,509 views

Water Torture
By Paul Bendix | 1 comment | 498 views

Are you considering a remodel?
By Stuart Soffer | 1 comment | 193 views