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THE FOOD PARTY!

Is Coffee a Date?

"I don't feel going out to coffee is a date, do you? I don't like to date guys at my gym, but got cornered into saying yes to coffee to a guy. Gyms are my place...

Original post made by Laura Stec on May. 21, 2015
Last comment by Raymond, 12 minutes ago | 10 comments | 624 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Stuff It or Talk About It?

I finished reading Hurricane Sisters, and the husband came home begging for forgiveness. The couple spent the whole night talking, and then agreed never to talk...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on May. 22, 2015
There are no comments yet. 72 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Draeger’s Los Altos eyes upgrades, expansion

Local family-owned grocery store chain Draeger's Market is looking to upgrade its Los Altos outpost, with expansion plans set to be reviewed by the Los Altos Planning...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 18, 2015
Last comment by JoAnn, 18 hours ago | 4 comments | 2852 Views

INVEST OR DIE

Housing is for People

Sometimes in the public policy discussions about housing, we forget that housing is for people. It is important to talk and think about what they want and need. These...

Original post made by Steve Levy on May. 17, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, 19 hours ago | 18 comments | 1811 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Chip Chip Cheerio - Back in Palo Alto Schools

We're back in the classroom this week and next with Snack Attack! #3. Four hundred Palo Alto, Barron Park Elementary and Middle School students are going hands-on...

Original post made by Laura Stec on May. 14, 2015
Last comment by Laura Stec, on May 21, 2015 at 6:38 am | 5 comments | 1718 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Gratitude, Repairing and Avoiding Affairs

I'm reading a novel called Hurricane Sisters, and the very successful husband has been caught having an affair, and is knocked back by the stupidity of his actions...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on May. 20, 2015
There are no comments yet. 458 Views

COUPLE'S NET

The Grass is Greener Where You Water It

I saw this quote at the Y, and thought it is so fitting for relationships. It is up to us to water the grass within our relationship. Here are several suggestions: • Giving...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on May. 10, 2015
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on May 19, 2015 at 10:57 am | 3 comments | 1628 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 PaulMcKein, on May 19, 2015 at 5:31 am | 17 comments | 10736 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Tagging Along for the Ride

For the most part our family schedules activities around our son's interests and our daughter tags along. At this age, she usually enjoys it. To a baby, what's...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on May. 18, 2015
There are no comments yet. 372 Views

THINKING ABOUT COLLEGE

College Visit: Lehigh and Lafayette

The following blog was written by my friend and colleague Christine Lee who is an independent college counselor in Kenwood, CA.- JR My recent tours of Lehigh...

Original post made by John Raftrey and Lori McCormick on May. 17, 2015
Last comment by Anne, on May 18, 2015 at 12:06 pm | 4 comments | 1272 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 Roy Thiele-Sardiña, on May 18, 2015 at 11:16 am | 60 comments | 6631 Views

A CIVIL LOOK AT CIVICS

'Fair' Is The Operative Word In Burgess Pool Negotiations

Menlo Swim and Sport's (MSS) contract with the city is back before the city council, but this time, the question of who will be running the pool is not at issue....

Original post made by Erin Glanville on May. 13, 2015
Last comment by lessons learned, on May 17, 2015 at 11:42 am | 11 comments | 1062 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

MOM = Many o’ Meal

My mom, and probably yours too, cooked up a lot of food when we were young. (Thanks Mom.) I watched the process repeat itself with my sisters' kids. "You don't...

Original post made by Laura Stec on May. 7, 2015
Last comment by Laura Stec, on May 16, 2015 at 11:30 am | 7 comments | 1560 Views

THINKING ABOUT COLLEGE

Visiting Bucknell, Dickinson, Franklin and Marshall, Gettysburg, and Ursinus

(Written by John Raftrey) Recently I visited colleges in Central Pennsylvania and Philadelphia with members of the Higher Education Consultants Association, the...

Original post made by John Raftrey and Lori McCormick on May. 8, 2015
Last comment by Anne, on May 15, 2015 at 3:54 pm | 9 comments | 2433 Views

THINKING ABOUT COLLEGE

10 Tips For This Year’s 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 buyessay.net, on May 13, 2015 at 4:53 am | 5 comments | 13862 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Mommy, you need your M&Ms!

I almost always bring our kids along when I go grocery shopping. Over the years our son has learned our family's weekly staples and special treats. It's been quite...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on May. 11, 2015
There are no comments yet. 784 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Howie’s Artisan Pizza expands to Redwood City

After five years of serving up pies at Town & Country Village in Palo Alto, Howie's Artisan Pizza owner Howie Bulka decided it was time to serve the city he has...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 6, 2015
Last comment by J, on May 11, 2015 at 1:01 pm | 9 comments | 2964 Views

DEEP MENLO

Public Benefits and Discretionary Zoning

The city council is considering describing and quantifying Public Benefits – a quid pro quo negotiated between a project applicant and the city in return for granting...

Original post made by Stuart Soffer on May. 3, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 9, 2015 at 2:21 pm | 6 comments | 578 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 Gemello, on May 8, 2015 at 3:31 pm | 2 comments | 1972 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Palo Alto, Los Altos farmers markets reopen

It's that time of year: The downtown Palo Alto and Los Altos farmers markets are both reopening for the season this week. The

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 7, 2015
Last comment by Reader, on May 8, 2015 at 7:01 am |
3 comments | 2092 Views
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Draeger’s Los Altos eyes upgrades, expansion
By Elena Kadvany | 4 comments | 2,852 views

Housing is for People
By Steve Levy | 18 comments | 1,811 views

College Visit: Lehigh and Lafayette
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 4 comments | 1,272 views

Is Coffee a Date?
By Laura Stec | 10 comments | 624 views

Gratitude, Repairing and Avoiding Affairs
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 458 views