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COUPLE'S NET

My Son Turned 20

I'm so proud of him. He's thoughtful and kind, and has a great group of longtime friends that he listens to and supports. He treats his girlfriend and...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jun. 24, 2016
There are no comments yet. 292 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Lemonade to open in Palo Alto June 24

A new location of Lemonade, a fast-casual, healthy restaurant chain based in Southern California, will open its doors in downtown Palo Alto this Friday, June 24. Lemonade...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 20, 2016
Last comment by Elena Kadvany, on Jun 23, 2016 at 4:32 pm | 5 comments | 12214 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

Housing for Low Income Residents and Affordable Housing

I want to make two points. One, housing for low income residents and affordable housing are overlapping but DIFFERENT categories Two, there are negative consequences...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Jun. 18, 2016
Last comment by MPer, on Jun 23, 2016 at 3:27 pm | 33 comments | 2308 Views

DEEP MENLO

No on Measures A and C (or, "The School Board gets a 'Needs Improvement' in Public Process”)

The editors of both our local papers, the Daily Post and Almanac News, recommend voting NO on Menlo Park School District’s Bond Measures A...

Original post made by Stuart Soffer on Apr. 27, 2016
Last comment by Ebastian, on Jun 22, 2016 at 7:37 pm | 47 comments | 2360 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Gochi reopens in Mountain View

Mountain View favorite Gochi Japanese Fusion Tapas has officially reopened in a new location after...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 22, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2116 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Summer Reading Meets Cooking Class at Local Libraries

This summer is filled with FREE cooking classes at your local libraries! Join us for two different series: 1) Food Classics + One - Exploration of a Sauce 2)...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jun. 19, 2016
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Jun 21, 2016 at 12:26 pm | 4 comments | 4120 Views

COUPLE'S NET

A Moment of Silence (and then action) for the Families and Loved Ones in Orlando

This shooting in the gay bar in Orlando is so horrifying, that it is hard to find words for it. It seems that most of the random shootings, which are also horrifying,...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jun. 12, 2016
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Jun 21, 2016 at 8:58 am | 8 comments | 9432 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Help Define “Natural” on Food Labels

The FDA has extended request for comments on what “natural” means on food labeling. The Food Party! took a field trip to a grocery in Michigan...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Mar. 13, 2016
Last comment by Jaina Hastings, on Jun 21, 2016 at 4:29 am | 9 comments | 3562 Views

THINKING ABOUT COLLEGE

UC’s Change Application Essay Prompts

(written by John Raftrey) The University of California announced this week it is eliminating the two essay prompts in their current application and replacing...

Original post made by John Raftrey and Lori McCormick on Mar. 26, 2016
Last comment by Richard Tollbrook, on Jun 20, 2016 at 10:19 pm | 11 comments | 8130 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Mountain View's Buffalo to reopen as Srasa Kitchen

Buffalo, a two-year-old downtown Mountain View restaurant focused on beer, burgers and baos, has closed....

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 19, 2016
Last comment by Missing Buffalo..., on Jun 20, 2016 at 4:46 pm | 11 comments | 3542 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Busy Kids

The first few weeks of summer can be filled with eager anticipation. Kids are excited to spend more time outside, try out new classes or camps, and maybe even go...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Jun. 15, 2016
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Jun 20, 2016 at 9:01 am | 4 comments | 964 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Sharetea soft opens in Palo Alto

Sharetea, an international Taiwanese milk-tea chain, opened a new outpost in downtown Palo Alto today, Monday, June 13. The shop at 540 Bryant St. is holding...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 13, 2016
Last comment by Just what we need, on Jun 20, 2016 at 8:57 am | 4 comments | 6461 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Local Hotspots – Where to Eat and Drink in the Sun

If you prefer a bright breakfast, a shining sandwich, or radiant ratatouille, there is common love between us. Hello sunbeam. We are the solar–powered...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jun. 11, 2016
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Jun 18, 2016 at 11:36 am | 12 comments | 13126 Views

DEEP MENLO

A Perspective on Surf Air Approaches to San Carlos

Surf Air, an aviation startup with a novel model for providing convenient service for commuters between the peninsula and Los Angeles, has been taking flack for...

Original post made by Stuart Soffer on Dec. 7, 2013
Last comment by Urooshi, on Jun 17, 2016 at 11:52 pm | 23 comments | 10053 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Hunan Homes reopens in Mountain View

Exciting news for fans of longtime Los Altos Chinese restaurant Hunan Homes: The restaurant has reopened in a new location in Mountain View. Now named Hunan Homes...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 25, 2016
Last comment by Frank A, on Jun 17, 2016 at 6:18 pm | 2 comments | 5998 Views

DEEP MENLO

Debating Earthquake Insurance

Whenever we receive a renewal statement for earthquake coverage it's a cause for wrestling whether or not to renew ? damned if I do and damned if I don't....

Original post made by Stuart Soffer on Jan. 5, 2015
Last comment by MenloJim, on Jun 15, 2016 at 4:20 pm | 26 comments | 2955 Views

THINKING ABOUT COLLEGE

Fee Waivers

(Written by Lori McCormick) If you qualified for fee waivers to take the SAT or ACT, or are a participant in the free or reduced lunch program, then you should...

Original post made by John Raftrey and Lori McCormick on Oct. 1, 2015
Last comment by Ankishchaudhary3, on Jun 15, 2016 at 10:38 am | 8 comments | 6602 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Menlo Park: Farewell Su Hong, hello Yum Cha Palace

Ever since Su Hong To Go in downtown Menlo Park changed hands in...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 8, 2015
Last comment by puffnstuff, on Jun 14, 2016 at 2:41 am |
14 comments | 8459 Views

THINKING ABOUT COLLEGE

Ten Steps to Get Started with Financial Aid

(Written by John Raftrey) This blog inspired by a comment from a Palo Verde "Parent" posted last week! The blog post is to get you started. I recommend...

Original post made by John Raftrey and Lori McCormick on Sep. 14, 2014
Last comment by Nordic, on Jun 14, 2016 at 1:41 am | 3 comments | 9603 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 Michael, on Jun 11, 2016 at 8:12 pm | 11 comments | 9544 Views
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Lemonade to open in Palo Alto June 24
By Elena Kadvany | 5 comments | 12,214 views

Summer Reading Meets Cooking Class at Local Libraries
By Laura Stec | 4 comments | 4,120 views

Housing for Low Income Residents and Affordable Housing
By Steve Levy | 33 comments | 2,308 views

What do I enjoy?
By Cheryl Bac | 0 comments | 827 views

My Son Turned 20
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 292 views