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10 TO TWINS

Don't fund the rape culture at my alma matter

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 Tunbridge Wells, 30 minutes ago | 8 comments | 552 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

New oyster bar opens in downtown Mountain View

"Fresh oysters in Mountain View? Shocking? No – it's a dream come true." This is the opening line on the website for Shell Shock, a new oyster bar now open at...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 24, 2014
There are no comments yet. 360 Views

COUPLE'S NET

I am Grateful for Love

I feel such gratitude and thanksgiving this year, even though Mom is dying. I am grateful for you, readers of Couple's Net. I am grateful for Mom. I am...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Nov. 24, 2014
There are no comments yet. 185 Views

COUPLE'S NET

I Told My Mom She's Dying

Yesterday I told my mom she's dying. It was one of the hardest things I have ever done in my life. We cried. She thanked me for telling her and said she'll miss...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Nov. 18, 2014
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, 6 hours ago | 13 comments | 2641 Views

INVEST OR DIE

Palo Alto and Bay Area Election Facts and Thoughts on the Implications

How Many Voted Palo Alto has roughly 55,000 residents of voting age (not all eligible to vote) 37,000 registered voters (36,781 as of Oct 20, 2014) 20,500...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Nov. 22, 2014
Last comment by Douglas Moran, 9 hours ago | 5 comments | 982 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 Marilyn, 14 hours ago | 8 comments | 8463 Views

ON A ROLL

Hit the Bus

Consider those really bad traffic days, say, a Friday evening just before Thanksgiving or Christmas...traffic crawling up El Camino in Menlo Park. It's the sort...

Original post made by Paul Bendix on Nov. 16, 2014
Last comment by Tunbridge Wells, 19 hours ago | 5 comments | 476 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Why Hire a Doula?

When our son was born I didn't know much about birth or postpartum doulas. Both were probably mentioned during our childbirth preparation class, but I didn't look...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Nov. 22, 2014
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, 22 hours ago | 2 comments | 678 Views

DEEP MENLO

“I live near Sunset”

That is how I inform people where we live. Sunset Magazine is truly an iconic identifier for Menlo Park. The Sunset Magazine campus is well known, even internationally....

Original post made by Stuart Soffer on Nov. 21, 2014
Last comment by Richard Hine, on Nov 23, 2014 at 10:32 am | 5 comments | 530 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Fancy Fast and Fun!

It's fancy food season you know. ☺ ☺ ☺ ☺ ☺ ☺ ☺ ☺ ☺ ☺ ☺ ☺ ☺ ☺ ☺ Holiday...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Nov. 21, 2014
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Nov 22, 2014 at 7:20 am | 3 comments | 1010 Views

THINKING ABOUT COLLEGE

SHOW AND TELL: Tips for Writing the College Application Essay

(Guest blog written by Sally Doane) Of all the components of the college application, the essay is perhaps the one that causes the most dread – more even...

Original post made by John Raftrey and Lori McCormick on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by Makkal , on Nov 21, 2014 at 10:06 pm | 7 comments | 4641 Views

THINKING ABOUT COLLEGE

Quick Check List for UC Applications

(Written by John Raftrey) 1) Double check all your spelling. Do not misspell your parent's occupation as one of my students did. 2) Match your classes with...

Original post made by John Raftrey and Lori McCormick on Nov. 21, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1419 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

reThink Farming – Planet Enemy #1

"If farming were invented today, it wouldn't be allowed. Food production has had more impact on the planet than any other human activity." So began

Original post made by Laura Stec on Nov. 14, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Nov 21, 2014 at 11:39 am |
18 comments | 3157 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Tin Pot Creamery expanding to Los Altos

After about a year and a half of business in Palo Alto, Tin Pot Creamery is expanding with a second location...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 14, 2014
Last comment by Jay Park, on Nov 21, 2014 at 9:54 am | 3 comments | 5542 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Grab a Bowl of Heaven soon in Mountain View

Bowl of Heaven, a Southern California-based acai bowl chain, is opening its first Northern California location at Grant Park Plaza in Mountain View.

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 21, 2014
There are no comments yet. 2061 Views

ON A ROLL

Take Back Our Street

The big one, the six-lane state highway that divides Menlo Park unpleasantly and serves the region ineffectively. El Camino Real could indeed be royal – a 21st-century...

Original post made by Paul Bendix on Nov. 11, 2014
Last comment by Cynthia J., on Nov 18, 2014 at 7:13 pm | 2 comments | 620 Views

INSIDE EAST SIDE

Measure M and City Hall-- When in a hole... stop digging!

My good friend, the late Bob Beyers, who inspired some of my early love for written journalism, was known for his willingness to facilitate getting to the bottom...

Original post made by Martin Lamarque on Nov. 13, 2014
Last comment by dana hendrickson, on Nov 18, 2014 at 2:05 pm | 25 comments | 1004 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Truly Loved

What would happen if we let ourselves be truly loved? Fully loved? I believe that many would say they would love to be loved fully or are letting themselves...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Nov. 14, 2014
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Nov 18, 2014 at 12:33 pm | 2 comments | 2277 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

It Can Wait

When you first become a mother, everyone tells you that "it" can wait...the laundry, dishes, vacuuming, cooking, exercising, etc. Yes, your house will become a...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Nov. 15, 2014
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Nov 17, 2014 at 7:36 pm | 4 comments | 2901 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

alkymists shutters after less than two months in downtown Palo Alto

alkymists, the unusual downtown Palo Alto restaurant that hoped to merge food and philanthropy in one space, has closed after less than two months, former manager...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 10, 2014
Last comment by Professorville resident, on Nov 17, 2014 at 11:54 am | 11 comments | 6187 Views
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I Told My Mom She's Dying
By Chandrama Anderson | 13 comments | 2,641 views

Grab a Bowl of Heaven soon in Mountain View
By Elena Kadvany | 0 comments | 2,061 views

Quick Check List for UC Applications
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 0 comments | 1,419 views

Fancy Fast and Fun!
By Laura Stec | 3 comments | 1,010 views

“I live near Sunset”
By Stuart Soffer | 5 comments | 530 views