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THINKING ABOUT COLLEGE

Are you taking a Gap Year?

(Written by Lori McCormick) Have you considered taking a gap year? This isn't a question posed often to students but perhaps should be. Often, students...

Original post made by John Raftrey and Lori McCormick on Apr. 20, 2015
Last comment by Paly Parent, 9 hours ago | 8 comments | 1996 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Magical Bridge Playground

What better way to start off the week than by checking out a brand new playground. Our son and his friends had a great time exploring the new

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Apr. 20, 2015
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, 16 hours ago |
4 comments | 672 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Palo Alto's Cafe Pro Bono reopens after fire

Two months after suffering a kitchen fire, longtime Palo Alto Italian restaurant Cafe Pro Bono is reopening for dinner tonight, April 24. One afternoon in mid-February,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 24, 2015
There are no comments yet. 646 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Ate My Way Through China

Ni hao. Just got back from China (Shanghai and Beijing) last night. What a fascinating trip. I didn't drink the tap water. Surprising to me, most Chinese people...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by Laura Stec, 19 hours ago | 6 comments | 343 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Burger Please, Side of Integrity

The next time you go to lunch at Google, Apple, LinkedIn, Stanford, or any corporate cafeteria with a board or banner that promotes how sustainable their food...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Apr. 9, 2015
Last comment by Laura Stec, 23 hours ago | 12 comments | 3081 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

China, Interrupted

Ni hao (hi) from China. Wow - this is a different country. I have travelled to Singapore and Malaysia, but this is the most culture shock I have ever felt. I wonder...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Apr. 16, 2015
Last comment by Sparty, on Apr 23, 2015 at 7:50 am | 14 comments | 1283 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 Kate, on Apr 23, 2015 at 3:23 am | 16 comments | 10408 Views

INVEST OR DIE

The Drought: Shared Inconvenience, Shared Responsibility, Shared Solutions

Water allocation and pricing has always been a contentious issue in California and the drought has escalated both the need for solutions and the age-old conflicts. The...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Apr. 16, 2015
Last comment by Water tiers, on Apr 23, 2015 at 1:10 am | 23 comments | 1931 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Miscarriage and Child Loss Groups Starting

Connect2 Marriage Counseling is beginning two groups to address the support needs for miscarriage and child loss (death of a child). Both groups are open to women...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Apr. 22, 2015
There are no comments yet. 488 Views

INVEST OR DIE

Why Are You Supporting Measure A

There is already a Town Square blog thread for people who oppose Measure A. This blog is for people to share why they support continuing and increasing the parcel...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Apr. 5, 2015
Last comment by village fool, on Apr 21, 2015 at 12:27 am | 38 comments | 3661 Views

ON A ROLL

Menlo Goodbye

When your wife asks, without an ounce of irony, what to do with medicine that expired in 1986...you know you are really moving. Thing is, in 1986 Menlo Park already...

Original post made by Paul Bendix on Apr. 13, 2015
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 20, 2015 at 5:21 pm | 3 comments | 924 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Marriage Interview 5: My Spouse is Not a Mind Reader

Thelma and Henry met at a dinner held by friends of theirs. They began dating and were married within the year. That was 50 years ago! One of the biggest problems...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Apr. 7, 2015
Last comment by Jenn Davies, on Apr 16, 2015 at 1:29 pm | 2 comments | 1825 Views

THINKING ABOUT COLLEGE

10 Tips For This Yearís Common App

(written by John Raftrey) Early decision and early action applications start becoming due at the end of the month. To make sure your Common App is in good shape,...

Original post made by John Raftrey and Lori McCormick on Oct. 7, 2014
Last comment by David, on Apr 16, 2015 at 4:49 am | 4 comments | 13345 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 mitch, on Apr 15, 2015 at 6:04 pm | 5 comments | 2649 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Burgers, beer, whiskey & live music coming to Mountain View

Eureka, a California chain that combines all-American burgers with craft beer, small-batch whiskey and live local music, is opening in Mountain View this fall. Eureka...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 8, 2015
Last comment by Chris, on Apr 15, 2015 at 11:53 am | 4 comments | 3459 Views

DEEP MENLO

The MP School District Board Should Approve the OíConnor Boundary Change.

A boundary on O'Connor Street straddles two school districts: one side is in the Ravenswood District; the other side of the street enjoys the tonier Menlo Park District. Tomorrow...

Original post made by Stuart Soffer on Apr. 13, 2015
Last comment by peninsula resident, on Apr 15, 2015 at 8:08 am | 3 comments | 1780 Views

ON A ROLL

Out of Menlo

It was more than disconcerting to return from lunch at Draeger's, to find some of my finest kitchen pieces scattered about a drought-stricken patch of apartment...

Original post made by Paul Bendix on Apr. 12, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 14, 2015 at 3:51 pm | 3 comments | 1026 Views

A CIVIL LOOK AT CIVICS

An Open Letter To A Southwest Flight Attendant

Dear Sir, At approximately 8AM on Friday, February 13, 2015, a team of 37 teen and pre-teen swimmers wearing red and black travel uniforms boarded Southwest...

Original post made by Erin Glanville on Feb. 20, 2015
Last comment by Swimmer, on Apr 14, 2015 at 3:41 pm | 21 comments | 12618 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

The Sad Family Photo

Sometimes it is hard to anticipate exactly what will disappoint a toddler. Maybe she doesn't like that there isn't a truck driving next to her on the highway. ...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Apr. 13, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1347 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Redwood City to host first-ever restaurant week

Redwood City is celebrating its "up-and-coming" dining scene with a first-ever restaurant week this month, during which participating eateries will offer discounted,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 7, 2015
Last comment by Elena Kadvany, on Apr 13, 2015 at 12:01 pm | 4 comments | 5029 Views
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Are you taking a Gap Year?
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 8 comments | 1,996 views

Magical Bridge Playground
By Cheryl Bac | 4 comments | 672 views

Palo Alto's Cafe Pro Bono reopens after fire
By Elena Kadvany | 0 comments | 646 views

Follow-up to a Love Script
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 603 views

Ate My Way Through China
By Laura Stec | 6 comments | 343 views