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TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

King of the Slides

A couple of weeks ago I read an

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Oct. 25, 2014
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, 41 minutes ago |
4 comments | 1191 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Flirtation

To avoid mistakes and regrets, always consult your wife before engaging in a flirtation.- E.W. Howe As Mira Kirshenbaum writes in her book, "When Good People...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, 1 hour ago | 4 comments | 1550 Views

INSIDE EAST SIDE

Measure M-- I am not drinking Greenheart’s expensive potion

Like you, dear reader, I saw it too. The Almanac has come out calling for a NO vote on Measure M. Those who oppose it could not be happier with it, and now...

Original post made by Martin Lamarque on Oct. 19, 2014
Last comment by Mary de Campo, 2 hours ago | 91 comments | 1354 Views

THINKING ABOUT COLLEGE

Standardized Test Prep: When to Start and Whom to Hire?

(written by Lori McCormick) As an independent college admissions advisor, I am often asked when is the right time to prepare for standardized testing. My area...

Original post made by John Raftrey and Lori McCormick on Oct. 30, 2014
There are no comments yet. 768 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Giants Win! Couples Can, Too

Just think: The Giants were the NL wild card team. They had one chance to advance in the playoffs. And they won. They worked hard, they practiced, they used all...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Oct. 30, 2014
There are no comments yet. 319 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 Kelly, 17 hours ago | 7 comments | 7964 Views

ON A ROLL

Where the Sidewalk Ends

For a town that prides itself in village flavor, Menlo Park seems oddly un-walkable. True, from a wheelchair I appreciate the more accessible and rollable features...

Original post made by Paul Bendix on Oct. 28, 2014
Last comment by Louise68, on Oct 29, 2014 at 2:42 pm | 1 comment | 377 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Finger Food and a Blood Lite?

Halloween is around the corner! This year you might consider dressing up your food, as well as yourself. There are lots of fun things you can do. Below are some...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Oct. 29, 2014
There are no comments yet. 683 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Best High Dives to Watch the Game

Technically, literally, figuratively….what is a dive bar? I could google it, or just let ignorance be my waterloo.…. But who cares the negative definition?...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Oct. 23, 2014
Last comment by Eva Dobrov, on Oct 28, 2014 at 10:41 am | 14 comments | 2585 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Sneak peek: Bradley's Fine Diner in Menlo Park

Renowned chef Bradley Ogden's much-anticipated Bradley's Fine Diner, or BFD, is officially opening in Menlo Park the first week of November. Ogden has transformed...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 21, 2014
Last comment by MV Resident, on Oct 26, 2014 at 5:18 pm | 6 comments | 4428 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Japanese curry spot -- with a twist -- opens in downtown Mountain View

A new downtown Mountain View eatery is taking curry to the next level. Kobe Curry at 180 Castro St. opened in early May, slinging kobe beef-based Japanese curry....

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 19, 2014
Last comment by Mmm Curry, on Oct 26, 2014 at 12:59 pm | 2 comments | 5856 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Local 2015 Michelin stars: Baume, Madera, Chez TJ, Village Pub

The Michelin Guide released its latest San Francisco Bay Area stars list Tuesday, yet again granting distinction to Baume in Palo Alto, Madera in Menlo Park, Chez...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 22, 2014
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Oct 26, 2014 at 11:57 am | 11 comments | 4009 Views

A CIVIL LOOK AT CIVICS

Charter School Proposal Steeped In Unintended Consequences

When a group of parents submitted a petition to the Menlo Park City School District (MPCSD) to create a Mandarin Immersion Charter School (MMICS), they may not...

Original post made by Erin Glanville on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by Parent, on Oct 24, 2014 at 10:27 pm | 57 comments | 2710 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Local picks on 2015 Michelin Bib Gourmand list

The Michelin guide folks unveiled this week their annual Bib Gourmand list, the teaser appetizer before the main course next week: the 2015 Michelin stars. Bib...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 23, 2014 at 8:24 am | 8 comments | 3927 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Ode to Brussels Sprout

Brussels sprout, Brussels sprout, how do I love thee? Let me count the ways. I love thee for your crunch when I sauté you just slight. I love thee for your...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Oct. 16, 2014
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Oct 21, 2014 at 9:38 pm | 20 comments | 2869 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Marriage Underachievers

I know no one wants to be a marriage underachiever. Would we have low standards for ourselves about our marriage? Whose standards are we using? Have we discussed...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Oct. 20, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1989 Views

ON A ROLL

Drought's Scouts

We need drought pioneers. California's water crisis demands bold thinking – including these promising approaches: PRICING. As several readers have pointed...

Original post made by Paul Bendix on Oct. 13, 2014
Last comment by Louise68, on Oct 18, 2014 at 2:00 pm | 6 comments | 563 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

A Surprise!

My husband and I chose to not find out the sex of either of our babies until after they were born. We seem to be in the minority of new parents. Most of our...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Oct. 18, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1628 Views

COUPLE'S NET

VoiceMale

I've been reading "VoiceMale: What Husbands Really Think About heir Marriages, Their Wives, Sex, Houseowrk, and Commitment" by Neil Chethik. Chethik is an author...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Oct 17, 2014 at 12:27 pm | 7 comments | 1510 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Go Giants! Next Stop: World Series!

We're on the cusp of winning the League Championship tonight, and I am excited about that. I've been a football fan since I was a girl. However, being hit by...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Oct. 16, 2014
Last comment by Sea-REDDY, on Oct 17, 2014 at 6:27 am | 1 comment | 2187 Views
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Flirtation
By Chandrama Anderson | 4 comments | 1,550 views

King of the Slides
By Cheryl Bac | 4 comments | 1,191 views

Standardized Test Prep: When to Start and Whom to Hire?
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 0 comments | 768 views

Where the Sidewalk Ends
By Paul Bendix | 1 comment | 377 views