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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
There are no comments yet. 908 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Terún to open second Cal Ave restaurant

Franco Campilongo, owner of pizzeria Terún on California Avenue in Palo Alto, plans to open a new Italian restaurant and wine and beer bar just blocks...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 24, 2016
Last comment by No cheese please, 18 hours ago | 4 comments | 4213 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

To Write or to Rome?

If you were here last week, you know we are Food Partying! in Italy. Surrounded by gods, angels, and voluptuous female statues, I thought the words would just...

Original post made by Laura Stec on May. 8, 2016
Last comment by wed, 23 hours ago | 7 comments | 2265 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Dogs and Kids

Last week I read an article titled, "Dear Person Whose Dog Just Wants...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on May. 17, 2016
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on May 24, 2016 at 9:30 pm |
16 comments | 1482 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Caesar Pleaser

With all the talk about Caesar Salad last week, I decided to put up my own recipe this week....

Original post made by Laura Stec on May. 21, 2016
Last comment by Sheri Furman, on May 24, 2016 at 5:19 pm | 7 comments | 1018 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Opening alert: Ike's Press at Stanford

A new grab-and-go version of Bay Area cult-sandwich favorite Ike's Place is now open on the Stanford University campus. Dubbed "Ike's Press,"...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 5, 2016
Last comment by Chris, on May 23, 2016 at 1:07 pm | 3 comments | 3888 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 John, on May 22, 2016 at 12:30 pm | 9 comments | 5515 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Say Yes or No?

I often hear from clients that your partner doesn’t want to do things with you that they're not interested in. How does that work with the idea of...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on May. 20, 2016
Last comment by HariPrasad, on May 20, 2016 at 10:41 pm | 1 comment | 1698 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

To Rome with Love

I returned to Rome to find out if there was something more to this relationship, or if it was all just a passing fancy. "What relationship?"...

Original post made by Laura Stec on May. 14, 2016
Last comment by Laura Stec, on May 19, 2016 at 2:32 pm | 16 comments | 4167 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 John, on May 19, 2016 at 12:34 pm | 24 comments | 7342 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Opening alert: Sweetgreen in downtown Palo Alto

National salad chain Sweetgreen will be opening its doors in downtown Palo Alto this coming Tuesday, May 17. Sweetgreen recently

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 12, 2016
Last comment by Reader, on May 18, 2016 at 5:48 pm |
12 comments | 5203 Views

DEEP MENLO

Regulation 14, Transparency and Me (or, What’s Under the Hood in Those Cameras?)

Central to my work as a technical expert in litigation and due diligence is to examine computer source code. The software is usually extremely confidential material...

Original post made by Stuart Soffer on May. 17, 2016
There are no comments yet. 602 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Voyageur du Temps, Los Altos' time-traveling cafe

A time-traveling cafe has opened in Los Altos. You heard me right. Voyageur du Temps (time traveler in French) recently opened its doors at 288 1st St., serving...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Mar. 20, 2014
Last comment by Luz, on May 15, 2016 at 2:01 pm | 3 comments | 59864 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 Brian, on May 14, 2016 at 10:07 pm | 46 comments | 2021 Views

THINKING ABOUT COLLEGE

College Openings 2016

If you are having second thoughts about not finishing your college applications last fall, or aren't wildly excited about any of the colleges you were accepted...

Original post made by John Raftrey and Lori McCormick on May. 13, 2016
There are no comments yet. 436 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Babies on Board

By now you may have seen or heard about Jet Blue's "FlyBabies" Mother's Day ad. On one cross-country...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on May. 10, 2016
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on May 12, 2016 at 2:57 pm | 5 comments | 2292 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Marriage Interview 14: They Almost Didn’t Meet

November 22, 1963. President John F. Kennedy was shot and killed. The nation was in shock. People were crying. Set up by friends of theirs, Robert and Deborah...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on May. 12, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2576 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...

Original post made by John Raftrey and Lori McCormick on Jun. 23, 2015
Last comment by Tammie H Oneal, on May 11, 2016 at 11:33 pm | 13 comments | 7090 Views

COUPLE'S NET

And Now for Something Completely Different

For those of you who have been following Couple's Net for a while, you know I love doing grief counseling. I was the caregiver for my husband who had...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on May. 5, 2016
Last comment by the_punnisher, on May 11, 2016 at 11:45 am | 5 comments | 2028 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Fire, Oak & Barley shutters in Palo Alto

With about eight months of business under its belt, Fire, Oak & Barley closed its doors at 341 California Ave. this weekend. Family-owned Bay Area bakery...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 18, 2016
Last comment by Steve, on May 11, 2016 at 8:40 am | 12 comments | 3123 Views
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Terún to open second Cal Ave restaurant
By Elena Kadvany | 4 comments | 4,213 views

Say Yes or No?
By Chandrama Anderson | 1 comment | 1,698 views

Caesar Pleaser
By Laura Stec | 7 comments | 1,018 views

Fire department event at the library
By Cheryl Bac | 0 comments | 261 views