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THE FOOD PARTY!

Help! Iím Covered in Bugs

You've probably heard by now that you and I are covered inside and outside with bugs. Our...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jun. 25, 2015
Last comment by Laura Stec, 1 hour ago | 4 comments | 1837 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Lutticken's owner opens Main & Elm in Redwood City

The owner of Lutticken's in Menlo Park has taken over a Redwood City coffee shop, transforming it into a full restaurant. Bob Lutticken, who lives in Redwood...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 1, 2015
Last comment by resident, 2 hours ago | 4 comments | 941 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Constitution Guarantees Nationwide Right to Same-Sex Marriage

"In a long-sought victory for the gay rights movement, the Supreme Court ruled on Friday that the Constitution guarantees a nationwide right to same-sex marriage...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jun. 26, 2015
Last comment by RW, 6 hours ago | 32 comments | 1507 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Turn Bar & Grill, coming soon to Los Altos

Two lifelong Los Altos residents, one who has long dreamed of opening his own restaurant, are behind Turn Bar & Grill,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 1, 2015
Last comment by Dave Thompson, 8 hours ago | 2 comments | 2933 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Calave wine bar opens in Palo Alto

One block of California Avenue is returning to its boozy roots with the opening of Calave, a wine bar that occupies the site once home to...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 29, 2015
Last comment by Remember literacy?, 9 hours ago | 7 comments | 1940 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 donations, on Jun 30, 2015 at 10:38 am | 15 comments | 1344 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Chez Franc calls it quits in Palo Alto

Palo Alto's only high-end hot dog eatery, Chez Franc, closed its doors for good after dinner on...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 11, 2015
Last comment by julie, on Jun 30, 2015 at 2:00 am | 61 comments | 7894 Views

INVEST OR DIE

Two New Thoughts About High Speed Rail

At the end of this blog I invite comments on two thoughts related to high sped rail (HSR) in California: --Will the spread of options like Uber, Lyft, Zipcar...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Nov. 30, 2014
Last comment by One Dollar Bob, on Jun 29, 2015 at 11:46 pm | 48 comments | 7382 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

La Boulange Palo Alto to close

Starbucks announced Tuesday that it will be closing all of its 23 La Boulange locations, including one in downtown Palo Alto, describing the cafes as "not sustainable...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 17, 2015
Last comment by Meh, on Jun 28, 2015 at 4:14 pm | 19 comments | 3862 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Downtown Menlo Park gets a French patisserie

A woman raised in France who later graduated from Le Cordon Bleu and now lives in Atherton is opening her own patisserie in the former home of Sugar Shack on Santa...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 22, 2015
Last comment by Bunyip, on Jun 28, 2015 at 1:56 pm | 10 comments | 4328 Views

THINKING ABOUT COLLEGE

Should Parents Save for College?

(Written by Guest Blogger, Oindrila Ray, Co-Founder, Vuefolio, Inc.) The moment in time when parents start thinking about their child's college and what it...

Original post made by John Raftrey and Lori McCormick on Jun. 23, 2015
Last comment by Some for the Kid, on Jun 28, 2015 at 8:56 am | 12 comments | 2843 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Dad Food

Any foods remind you of Dad? Is / was he a cook? Does / did he have a special dish, like Mr. Ickes' mean blueberry pancakes made post sleep-over at Joanne's...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jun. 18, 2015
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Jun 24, 2015 at 6:41 am | 7 comments | 1288 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Grateful for Gate Passes

Luckily my first time flying alone with two kids went pretty smoothly. However, I feel silly...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Jun. 23, 2015
There are no comments yet. 855 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Marriage Interview 7: He Works 24 Hours a Day

Lui and Leon met at work in 2004 and began dating a month later. They married three months after that, and have been married for 10 years. Lui says that Leon...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on May. 4, 2015
Last comment by Jenn, on Jun 23, 2015 at 10:41 am | 3 comments | 2863 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Her Latest Lesbian Lover is the Wife of one our Mutual Male Friends

Jerry posted what you will read below as a comment on my previous column, and a discussion ensued there. Because there are so many layers to it, and many are common...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jun. 19, 2015
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Jun 23, 2015 at 8:54 am | 10 comments | 3209 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Menlo Park's Borrone MarketBar shutters

Borrone MarketBar, the latest restaurant project from the Borrone family that opened next door...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 18, 2015
Last comment by BLS, on Jun 23, 2015 at 8:44 am | 5 comments | 2538 Views

DEEP MENLO

It doesnít pencil out - justify the budget and hiring.

When I was on the planning commission, the Planning Department included at least two contract planners – for years – who ably served the city. They also understood...

Original post made by Stuart Soffer on Jun. 15, 2015
Last comment by bigger picture?, on Jun 23, 2015 at 8:17 am | 22 comments | 1119 Views

INVEST OR DIE

Is the Office Cap a "Blunt Instrument"

Last night the city council took another step toward designing an interim office space metering plan. There was a spirited discussion in the public comments and...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Jun. 16, 2015
Last comment by Michael, on Jun 22, 2015 at 9:41 pm | 22 comments | 1865 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 KimJenkins055, on Jun 21, 2015 at 10:12 pm | 8 comments | 14659 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 Daniel Anthony, on Jun 21, 2015 at 12:35 am | 20 comments | 11533 Views
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Calave wine bar opens in Palo Alto
By Elena Kadvany | 7 comments | 1,940 views

Help! Iím Covered in Bugs
By Laura Stec | 4 comments | 1,837 views

Constitution Guarantees Nationwide Right to Same-Sex Marriage
By Chandrama Anderson | 32 comments | 1,507 views

Family Outing - Inside Out
By Cheryl Bac | 0 comments | 354 views