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PENINSULA FOODIST

La Boulange Palo Alto set to close Sept. 3

Starbucks is beginning this week phased closures of all 23 La Boulange cafes throughout the Bay Area, with the Palo Alto location closing its doors next Thursday,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 27, 2015
Last comment by Carla, 1 hour ago | 2 comments | 387 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Bacon in Bed

Just got back from the annual camp trip – this year to Huntington Lake, about an hour NE of Fresno. Many campers like a "less cooking is better" approach in the...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Aug. 20, 2015
Last comment by Steve, 2 hours ago | 10 comments | 1975 Views

DEEP MENLO

A Traffic Picture Worth a Thousand Words.

The recent mitigations at Alma and Ravenswood ostensibly for safety reasons, one month of a 6 month trial, has predicable consequences in other key locations. Using...

Original post made by Stuart Soffer on Aug. 25, 2015
Last comment by Cmon, 6 hours ago | 4 comments | 342 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

R & B Seafood Restaurant closes in Palo Alto

Palo Alto Chinese restaurant R & B Seafood closed last week, making way for a three-story development...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 25, 2015
Last comment by whatever, 7 hours ago | 10 comments | 1493 Views

THINKING ABOUT COLLEGE

Transitions

(written by Lori McCormick) Transitioning to college, while certainly exciting, can also feel a bit overwhelming. Here are some tips to help make your transition...

Original post made by John Raftrey and Lori McCormick on Aug. 26, 2015
Last comment by mpmom, on Aug 26, 2015 at 9:13 am | 1 comment | 848 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Los Altos City Council to review Enchanté Hotel’s new permit

UPDATE: ==I The Los Altos City Council upheld Enchanté Boutique Hotel's amended use permit at its Aug. 25 meeting, with updated operation hours of 4 p.m. to...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 20, 2015
Last comment by pogo, on Aug 26, 2015 at 7:15 am | 3 comments | 1647 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

Jobs Update

The July jobs report was issued yesterday by the state Employment Development Department and it was a standout month for job growth in the state and region. More...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Aug. 22, 2015
Last comment by stephen levy, on Aug 25, 2015 at 2:15 pm | 7 comments | 1509 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Mixx shutters in Mountain View

Mixx, the casual fusion eatery that replaced longtime...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 17, 2015
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Aug 25, 2015 at 10:49 am |
25 comments | 5304 Views

THINKING ABOUT COLLEGE

508 Dreams Dashed at UC Santa Cruz

(Written by John Raftrey) UC Santa Cruz has withdrawn their offer of admission to 508 students who were planning to attend the university this fall. The university...

Original post made by John Raftrey and Lori McCormick on Aug. 11, 2015
Last comment by UCSC Alumni, on Aug 24, 2015 at 12:08 pm | 17 comments | 3027 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Unbearably Good

What do bears like to eat? Any campers out there know the answer - just about anything - including tooth paste and soap. So let's ask this a different way....

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jul. 8, 2015
Last comment by John Williams, on Aug 23, 2015 at 10:03 pm | 4 comments | 1995 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Been Hacked? ‘Married People Seeking Affairs’ Website Has Been

In a story revealed by Wired, hackers accessed the files of about 32 million users of the site AshleyMadison.com. According to Ashley Madison, their website "is...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Aug. 20, 2015
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Aug 23, 2015 at 5:16 pm | 3 comments | 1356 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

How many people does it take to keep a kid happy at a wedding?

We recently flew out to attend my brother's wedding. While we talked about his wedding with our preschooler for months, our kids were not prepared for real summer...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Aug. 14, 2015
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Aug 21, 2015 at 2:21 pm | 17 comments | 1072 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Magic Mushrooms

Mushrooms are elusive to us, still in the simplest of ways. Why under this tree, but never under that? Why come now, instead of last week, or next? Lacking...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Aug. 13, 2015
Last comment by King of Mushrooms, on Aug 20, 2015 at 10:25 am | 11 comments | 2003 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Accept Life Unquestioningly

"Life has no other discipline to impose, if we would but realize it, then to accept life unquestioningly. Everything we shut our eyes to, everything we run away...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Aug. 20, 2015
There are no comments yet. 398 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Getting yanked out of a rut by my preschooler

Like many Bay Area families, we've been to the San Francisco Zoo numerous times. I usually give my son the map and he leads us down the same general loop. Our...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Aug. 4, 2015
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Aug 19, 2015 at 7:16 am | 8 comments | 1456 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Mervyn's in Mountain View, now serving ramen burgers

Longtime downtown Mountain View dive bar Mervyn's Lounge, which since the 1960s has been run in the back several iterations of restaurants at 236 Castro St., is...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 13, 2015
Last comment by Agenda, on Aug 16, 2015 at 1:54 pm | 6 comments | 3183 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Palo Alto standby Osteria sold to new owners

After almost three decades of serving traditional Italian food in downtown Palo Alto, the Piccinini family is turning over the keys of their restaurant, Osteria,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 31, 2015
Last comment by Palo Alto , on Aug 15, 2015 at 1:36 am | 16 comments | 4426 Views

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 Lova, on Aug 13, 2015 at 3:27 pm | 21 comments | 8872 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Cetrella now open in Los Altos

Cetrella, a longtime Mediterranean restaurant in Half Moon Bay, is opening a second location in Los Altos Tuesday, Aug. 11. The new...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 10, 2015
Last comment by Nancy, on Aug 13, 2015 at 8:42 am | 1 comment | 4351 Views

COUPLE'S NET

How Does Psychotherapy Work? Very Simply.

I was recently reading "Shrunken Heads" by Gregory Lester, Ph.D., and came across these descriptions of what psychotherapy is and how it works: "Psychotherapy....

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Aug. 13, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1803 Views
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Bacon in Bed
By Laura Stec | 10 comments | 1,975 views

Los Altos City Council to review Enchanté Hotel’s new permit
By Elena Kadvany | 3 comments | 1,647 views

Jobs Update
By Steve Levy | 7 comments | 1,509 views

Been Hacked? ‘Married People Seeking Affairs’ Website Has Been
By Chandrama Anderson | 3 comments | 1,356 views

A Traffic Picture Worth a Thousand Words.
By Stuart Soffer | 4 comments | 342 views