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THE FOOD PARTY!

Sriracha + Ketchup + Hoison

Summer is buzzing by and so is time these days. Where is it all going? I recently needed a quick dish to bring to a potluck and decided on Sriracha-Glazed Chicken....

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jul. 31, 2014
Last comment by UC Davis Grad, 2 hours ago | 1 comment | 267 Views

THINKING ABOUT COLLEGE

Freshman Blues Don't Mean Wrong College

(This blog post was written by our good friend Shelley Willig, an independent college counselor in Palo Alto) If it's the right school, why am I miserable? I...

Original post made by John Raftrey and Lori McCormick on Jul. 28, 2014
Last comment by keith, 4 hours ago | 2 comments | 1044 Views

INVEST OR DIE

Background and Ideas for the Comp Plan

Regional Background The City Council will discuss the Comp Plan update process on August 4th. I sent some background memos on regional trends and ideas about...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Jul. 29, 2014
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, 5 hours ago | 20 comments | 980 Views

A CIVIL LOOK AT CIVICS

The State’s Proposed “Rainy Day” Fund Threatens Local School Districts’ Ability To Keep Their Financial Houses In Order

As part of the proposed creation of a constitutionally mandated state "rainy day" fund that will be on the November ballot, Governor Brown and the legislature...

Original post made by Erin Glanville on Jul. 29, 2014
Last comment by FYI, 16 hours ago | 3 comments | 311 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

What local restaurants do you miss the most?

In light of the seemingly endless ebb and flow of restaurant closures and openings on the Peninsula, from years-long standbys to short-lived stints, I've long wanted...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 2, 2014
Last comment by Agnes Brydges, 23 hours ago | 31 comments | 3010 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 Agnes Brydges, on Jul 30, 2014 at 8:40 pm | 14 comments | 4356 Views

ON A ROLL

Aging and Training

Anyone who knows Caltrain knows Dexter. He is the archetypal conductor. Dexter could convincingly punch tickets on any American railroad...forever, it seems. Which...

Original post made by Paul Bendix on Jul. 30, 2014
There are no comments yet. 117 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Do More, Faster and Faster. Limits? Not for Me!

Dr. Stephanie Brown, internationally renowned expert and founder of the Addictions Institute in Menlo Park talks about her latest book SPEED. Interviewed...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jul. 30, 2014
There are no comments yet. 464 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Carefully curated restaurant delivery company expands to Peninsula

Yet another San Francisco food delivery startup has expanded to the Peninsula, hoping to offer a more exclusive, carefully curated service in a very saturated market. Caviar,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 7, 2014
Last comment by I like Roses, on Jul 30, 2014 at 12:30 am | 8 comments | 3801 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Who Says Kids Don’t Eat Vegetables?

East Palo Alto Library hosted Eat More Vegetables last week, part of the San Mateo County Library Summer Healthy...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jul. 23, 2014
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Jul 28, 2014 at 9:37 pm |
9 comments | 2127 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

When Grandparents Visit

My parents recently flew out to visit us. It was my dad's first time in California, so we were very excited to show him around. Before their trip, I came up...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Jul. 26, 2014
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Jul 28, 2014 at 8:33 pm | 4 comments | 871 Views

10 TO TWINS

Give me a moment

We are recently back from a short family summer vacation - short because we are Americans with precious few

Original post made by Jessica T on Jul. 28, 2014
There are no comments yet. 647 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Acai bowls, headed to downtown Palo Alto

A 23-year-old Menlo Park native is teaming up with a college friend to bring acai bowls, smoothies, house-made nut milks and all-around health food to downtown Palo...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by Connie, on Jul 28, 2014 at 10:43 am | 4 comments | 2527 Views

10 TO TWINS

Breastfeeding Tips

The twins just weaned, so I'm posting what I think will be a final piece on breastfeeding. If you've read some of my other pieces, you know I'm a breastfeeding enthusiast....

Original post made by Jessica T on Jul. 22, 2014
Last comment by Joseph, on Jul 28, 2014 at 9:39 am | 11 comments | 1844 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Handmade truffle shop now open in downtown Palo Alto

One artisan chocolate store moves out and another one takes its place: Timothy Adams Chocolate, an independent chocolate operation run by a couple from Sausalito,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by Delicious!, on Jul 26, 2014 at 4:16 pm | 4 comments | 2857 Views

INVEST OR DIE

More Jobs, Population and CalTrain riders

Yesterday's jobs report showed that the region added 17,000 in April and 103,000 jobs in the past 12 months—for the third year far outpacing the projected 40,000...

Original post made by Steve Levy on May. 17, 2014
Last comment by Steven, on Jul 25, 2014 at 8:25 am | 31 comments | 3816 Views

A CIVIL LOOK AT CIVICS

Pension Contribution Changes To Have A Multi-Million Dollar Impact To Menlo Park School District

On June 23rd, I wrote about how the...

Original post made by Erin Glanville on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by Fran, on Jul 23, 2014 at 5:52 pm | 7 comments | 746 Views

A CIVIL LOOK AT CIVICS

Having A Hard Time Getting Your Child To Dive Into Their Summer Reading? Take A Trip To Bookopolis…

Now that we are fully entrenched in the lazy days of summer, my kids have finished their school's required summer reading and are trying to choose what to read...

Original post made by Erin Glanville on Jul. 23, 2014
There are no comments yet. 639 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

The Last Grape

I write this watching my father transition to a new world. Ed Stec, born June 25,...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jul. 15, 2014
Last comment by Cid Young, on Jul 23, 2014 at 11:38 am | 13 comments | 1386 Views

THINKING ABOUT COLLEGE

Community Service Helps You, Too

(Written by John Raftrey) There are many altruistic, ethical and religious reasons to help your fellow man. This blog post is based entirely on a student's enlightened...

Original post made by John Raftrey and Lori McCormick on Jul. 22, 2014
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Jul 23, 2014 at 9:20 am | 1 comment | 1224 Views
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Freshman Blues Don't Mean Wrong College
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 2 comments | 1,044 views

Background and Ideas for the Comp Plan
By Steve Levy | 20 comments | 980 views

When Grandparents Visit
By Cheryl Bac | 4 comments | 871 views

The State’s Proposed “Rainy Day” Fund Threatens Local School Districts’ Ability To Keep Their Financial Houses In Order
By Erin Glanville | 3 comments | 311 views

Aging and Training
By Paul Bendix | 0 comments | 117 views