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PENINSULA FOODIST

Freebirds Palo Alto shutters, Pieology to move in

The Palo Alto outpost of Santa Barbara burrito favorite Freebirds has closed, and a fast-casual custom pizza joint is taking its place. "The Palo Alto location...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Mar. 27, 2015
Last comment by pizza, 1 hour ago | 10 comments | 2924 Views

COUPLE'S NET

7 Doís and Doníts For Staying Connected as a Couple During Grief

My heart goes out to the families and friends of the young people who have died in our community lately. It is shocking and saddening beyond words. I specialize...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Mar. 10, 2015
Last comment by Stephan Bashkir, 2 hours ago | 8 comments | 2583 Views

INVEST OR DIE

Deny the 429 Univ Ave Project Appeal

Kudos to the council for accepting Pat Burt's proposal to have staff explore options for metering near term office development. Although I am skeptical that a cap...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Mar. 28, 2015
Last comment by stephen levy, 3 hours ago | 7 comments | 1201 Views

ON A ROLL

Water War & Peace

Spring kicks my vegetable garden into high gear. And, yes, it's here again, that photosynthetic tipping point...but with sinister undercurrents. This can't go on,...

Original post made by Paul Bendix on Mar. 29, 2015
Last comment by tater tot, 5 hours ago | 1 comment | 295 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 EvaHunt, 12 hours ago | 14 comments | 10030 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

A Day Like Any Other

Sometimes it's important to step back and take in the everyday moments of parenthood. The routines that seem to repeat themselves over and over and over again until...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Mar. 29, 2015
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, 16 hours ago | 2 comments | 423 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Ramen shop replaces Muracciís in Los Altos

Charley Noodle & Grill, a Hawaiian-style ramen shop, has opened at the former home of Muracci's 2 on State Street in Los Altos. The restaurant's namesake, Charley...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Mar. 25, 2015
Last comment by noodle lover, on Mar 29, 2015 at 6:45 am | 12 comments | 2587 Views

COUPLE'S NET

"Itís Not About the Nail"

I've talked here a lot about women not wanting men to fix them, their situation, or to give advice. Many men I've talked to who have a happy marriage said it...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Mar. 23, 2015
Last comment by Julie, on Mar 28, 2015 at 11:07 pm | 4 comments | 1935 Views

THINKING ABOUT COLLEGE

Self-Sabotage

(Written by Lori McCormick) There comes a time in all students' college application process when they realize that things are about to get real. Really real....

Original post made by John Raftrey and Lori McCormick on Mar. 22, 2015
Last comment by Marc Vincenti, on Mar 28, 2015 at 9:17 pm | 2 comments | 2633 Views

COUPLE'S NET

A Glimpse into local HS Suicide

Note: This is only one view, from one Palo Alto HS student, and his mom. My son is a senior this year. We spend every Thursday afternoon together, and have been...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Mar. 27, 2015
Last comment by Marc Vincenti, on Mar 28, 2015 at 9:13 pm | 4 comments | 1925 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

June 30 could be sandwich shop Ike's Place's last day at Stanford

Ike's Place – a popular Bay Area sandwich chain known for its massive menu, "dirty sauce" and sandwiches named after local celebrities – could be vacating...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 6, 2014
Last comment by Overpriced Sammies, on Mar 28, 2015 at 4:48 pm | 20 comments | 30901 Views

INVEST OR DIE

Continuation of Office Cap Discussion

On Monday night the city council will consider direction to staff with regard to an office cap proposal for Palo Alto. I think this is a bad idea as I have written...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Mar. 22, 2015
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Mar 28, 2015 at 12:12 pm | 19 comments | 3930 Views

A CIVIL LOOK AT CIVICS

A Bridge, A Pipe & A Lunch

Brothers Sam, Reid and Tate Vaughan, all students at local Menlo Park schools, embarked on the service project of a lifetime this past January. They traveled...

Original post made by Erin Glanville on Mar. 18, 2015
Last comment by Laura Vaughan, on Mar 26, 2015 at 10:16 pm | 10 comments | 845 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Now Playing - Your Dinner!

The Food Party! is off doing some extended research into a few topics for the spring. This includes a feature of the recent Future Chefs Competition for the Palo...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Mar. 26, 2015
There are no comments yet. 884 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Marriage Inteview 2: Look for Good in My Husband Every Day

Sally and Richard have been married for 22 years. They met in 1992, on a blind date set up by her brother. They began dating right away and married 11 months later. One...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Mar. 3, 2015
Last comment by Skylar Mitchell, on Mar 25, 2015 at 4:03 pm | 2 comments | 2193 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 pogo, on Mar 23, 2015 at 4:19 pm | 79 comments | 9022 Views

INVEST OR DIE

The Regional part of the Regional Housing Needs Determination Process

Housing policy will be a major topic in the upcoming Comp Plan update. There are a variety of viewpoints regarding what is best for Palo Alto. This memo focuses...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Mar. 14, 2015
Last comment by curmudgeon, on Mar 23, 2015 at 10:51 am | 37 comments | 2640 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Blue Bottle to open in Varsity Theatre Thursday

First, it was a theater, then later, a Borders bookstore, and now, a high-tech hub and Blue Bottle Coffee cafe. The latest incarnation of the Varsity Theatre,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Mar. 17, 2015
Last comment by sea reddy, on Mar 23, 2015 at 2:46 am | 12 comments | 4451 Views

INSIDE EAST SIDE

Menlo Gateway: Our Council is in the pocket

Today, the Mercury News ran the story about Mr. Bohannon's newfound partnership to build a 250-room hotel at the corner of Frontage and Marsh Roads. The story included...

Original post made by Martin Lamarque on Mar. 9, 2015
Last comment by Martin Lamarque, on Mar 21, 2015 at 5:04 pm | 9 comments | 617 Views

ON A ROLL

Menlo's Economic Divide

"More than half of the new jobs in the region will not pay enough...

Original post made by Paul Bendix on Mar. 19, 2015
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Mar 21, 2015 at 4:40 pm | 3 comments | 971 Views
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Freebirds Palo Alto shutters, Pieology to move in
By Elena Kadvany | 10 comments | 2,924 views

Deny the 429 Univ Ave Project Appeal
By Steve Levy | 7 comments | 1,201 views

Now Playing - Your Dinner!
By Laura Stec | 0 comments | 884 views

A Day Like Any Other
By Cheryl Bac | 2 comments | 423 views

Water War & Peace
By Paul Bendix | 1 comment | 295 views