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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 Dana Hendrickson, 1 minutes ago | 7 comments | 290 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, 55 minutes ago | 2 comments | 2751 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 MPCSD Parent2, 7 hours ago | 38 comments | 1582 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. 241 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 Max Hauser, 12 hours ago | 14 comments | 2307 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 | 484 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. 802 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 | 1328 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 | 1754 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 Johnny, on Oct 16, 2014 at 11:14 pm | 32 comments | 4365 Views

COUPLE'S NET

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Have you seen all the NFL players and staff wearing hot pink? The campaign is called 'The Crucial Catch.' The pink garb will be auctioned...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Oct. 8, 2014
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Oct 16, 2014 at 9:19 am | 7 comments | 1358 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Palo Alto's 3G’s Cafe sold to new owners

3G's Cafe, tucked away on Cambridge Avenue one block off California Avenue, has since 2011 attracted a loyal following of coffee and cuñape lovers. It was

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 16, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1672 Views

THINKING ABOUT COLLEGE

WUE makes out-of-state tuition more affordable

(Written by Lori McCormick) For slightly more than the cost of a CSU, you can attend University of Arizona, Washington State University, Colorado State University,...

Original post made by John Raftrey and Lori McCormick on Oct. 14, 2014
Last comment by queenofzen, on Oct 15, 2014 at 10:34 pm | 2 comments | 2720 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Brunch at Bierhaus

Mountain View's Bierhaus, which rebranded itself last year with a

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 15, 2014
There are no comments yet. 731 Views

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 stephen levy, on Oct 14, 2014 at 3:04 pm | 24 comments | 2032 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Santa Clara County rolls out restaurant scoring system

Cheers to transparency: Starting this week, Santa Clara County diners will be able to access online full health inspection information for any and all eateries,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 8, 2014
Last comment by Elena Kadvany, on Oct 13, 2014 at 7:19 pm | 10 comments | 3493 Views

INVEST OR DIE

I Have Endorsed Six Candidates for City Council

I have endorsed six candidates for the Palo Alto city council. Some of them have divergent views about future growth in the city. Three are incumbents and three...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Oct. 8, 2014
Last comment by Sea REDDY, on Oct 13, 2014 at 4:06 pm | 12 comments | 2675 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

The Gift of Play

Towards the end of my pregnancy, our friends kindly asked what they could do to help us out after baby arrived. A common gift is a meal train to help with food...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Oct. 11, 2014
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Oct 13, 2014 at 1:23 pm | 2 comments | 1122 Views

THINKING ABOUT COLLEGE

Touring the SoCal Elites:UCLA, USC, Harvey Mudd, Claremont McKenna

(written by John Raftrey) The second in a series. The Elite schools in Southern California all have admit rates under 20%, making admissions to them a virtual...

Original post made by John Raftrey and Lori McCormick on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by Mudd, on Oct 13, 2014 at 9:59 am | 12 comments | 4037 Views

ON A ROLL

Traffic -- the 3 R's of Cars

This week the City of Menlo Park hosted an evening presentation on transportation issues – at which I learned a lot about human movement. And even more about...

Original post made by Paul Bendix on Oct. 9, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 13, 2014 at 7:05 am | 1 comment | 499 Views
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Local picks on 2015 Michelin Bib Gourmand list
By Elena Kadvany | 2 comments | 2,751 views

WUE makes out-of-state tuition more affordable
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 2 comments | 2,720 views

Ode to Brussels Sprout
By Laura Stec | 14 comments | 2,307 views

Charter School Proposal Steeped In Unintended Consequences
By Erin Glanville | 38 comments | 1,582 views

Measure M-- I am not drinking Greenheart’s expensive potion
By Martin Lamarque | 7 comments | 290 views