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THE FOOD PARTY!

Abruzzo for Work, Amelia for Family, Rome for Love

It started off as a casual fling. Friday night Appy Hour at the Vatican. An "early" 8 o'clock Bucatini Amatriciana dinner. A weekend drive...

Original post made by Laura Stec on May. 1, 2016
Last comment by Laura Stec, 11 hours ago | 4 comments | 1346 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

Some Impacts of Driverless Cars

There was an interesting blog in the Wall Street Journal musing on the impact of driverless cars. The bottom line was that this innovation would reduce fuel use...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Apr. 28, 2016
Last comment by Resident, 11 hours ago | 17 comments | 1629 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 Curious C., 12 hours ago | 36 comments | 1196 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

No Plans

We recently flew to the Midwest to visit grandparents and great grandparents. Our only plans were to spend time together and go to the bookstore. But we found...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Apr. 30, 2016
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, 16 hours ago | 4 comments | 424 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Sol family takes over Szechwan Cafe on California Avenue

The Sol family — the owners of Palo Alto Sol in Palo Alto,

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 3, 2016
Last comment by changing demographics, 16 hours ago |
2 comments | 1227 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

Long Term Borrowing is the Best Way to Finance Major City Facility Investments

The Palo Alto City Council is beginning to discuss long-term financing options for major new facilities including the Public Safety building and Municipal Service...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Sep. 23, 2012
Last comment by MarkSindone, on May 2, 2016 at 9:27 pm | 23 comments | 8608 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Mountain View's Gochi to reopen

Popular Mountain View restaurant Gochi Japanese Fusion Tapas, which closed in the summer of 2015...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 2, 2016
Last comment by mary hodder, on May 2, 2016 at 5:46 pm | 2 comments | 1504 Views

COUPLE'S NET

How are Exotic Animal Training and Learning in Marriage Related?

I hear a lot of complaining about what a partner did or didn’t do. A lot of, “If you loved me, you would/wouldn’t,” and see...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Apr. 29, 2016
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on May 2, 2016 at 2:48 pm | 3 comments | 1216 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Teaspoon adds new location inside Mervyn's in Mountain View

The family that took over longtime downtown Mountain View dive bar Mervyn’s Lounge first added a

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 26, 2016
Last comment by D Man., on May 2, 2016 at 2:22 pm |
1 comment | 2805 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Spring food-and-drink goings on

Spring has sprung and so has an abundance of food-and-drink events throughout the MidPeninsula. Don’t miss the seasonal debuts of several...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 7, 2016
Last comment by Elena Kadvany, on May 2, 2016 at 10:54 am | 2 comments | 3176 Views

THINKING ABOUT COLLEGE

College Touring Tips

(Written by Lori McCormick) Spring and summer breaks are wonderful times to visit college campuses. If you are planning college tours with your future college...

Original post made by John Raftrey and Lori McCormick on Feb. 22, 2015
Last comment by samar, on Apr 30, 2016 at 12:50 am | 10 comments | 10801 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Mountain View's Liquid Menu is reborn as The Phoenix

Mountain View chef Jay Essadki has renamed and expanded his downtown juice bar, The Liquid Menu, into The Phoenix, a vegan cafe. After running

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 29, 2016
Last comment by Been there and liked it, on Apr 29, 2016 at 6:36 pm |
1 comment | 1701 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Opening alert: Aroy Thai Bistro in Palo Alto

Aroy Thai Bistro, a new downtown Palo Alto restaurant from the owner of neighboring Thaiphoon, is now open at 320 University Ave. Aroy's menu is typical...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 28, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1456 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Thaiphoon owner to open second Thai restaurant in Palo Alto

The owner of downtown Palo Alto Thai restaurant Thaiphoon is opening another Thai restaurant just blocks away on University Avenue. Tom Vongampai, who owns Thaiphoon...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Sep. 3, 2015
Last comment by Elena Kadvany, on Apr 28, 2016 at 10:57 am | 20 comments | 6935 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Where's Skye?

If you have young kids, you may know about Paw Patrol. A TV show about rescue dogs who work together to help out whenever there is trouble in Adventure Bay. Our...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Apr. 25, 2016
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Apr 26, 2016 at 5:24 pm | 4 comments | 745 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

An Earth Day Toast

It’s Earth Day, April 22nd. Time again to celebrate how lucky we are to live on such a beautiful planet. Sometimes I am critical of human looks;...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Apr. 22, 2016
Last comment by SEA_SEELAM REDDY, on Apr 26, 2016 at 1:40 pm | 5 comments | 2078 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Opening alert: Izzo in downtown Mountain View

Izzo, the second outpost of a San Jose Taiwanese/Asian-fusion restaurant, is now open at 246 Castro St. in downtown Mountain View. Izzo owner Frank Chang took...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 25, 2016
Last comment by Palo Alto Resident, on Apr 25, 2016 at 4:06 pm | 1 comment | 1614 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Eureka! set to open in downtown Mountain View

Eureka!, a California restaurant chain that combines burgers with craft beer, small-batch whiskey and live local music, is opening a new outpost in downtown Mountain...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 20, 2016
Last comment by TonyS, on Apr 25, 2016 at 8:48 am | 7 comments | 4674 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

More Cars do not mean More Pollution

On Monday April 18 the council will review the city’s sustainability and climate action plan (S/CAP). I support many of the proposals and am proud to be...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Apr. 17, 2016
Last comment by An Engineer, on Apr 23, 2016 at 8:37 pm | 46 comments | 2520 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

What local restaurants do you miss the most?

In light of the seemingly endless ebb and flow of restaurant closures and openings on the Peninsula, from years-long standbys to short-lived stints, I've long...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 2, 2014
Last comment by Patrick McCallum, on Apr 23, 2016 at 12:18 pm | 35 comments | 11699 Views
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Mountain View's Liquid Menu is reborn as The Phoenix
By Elena Kadvany | 1 comment | 1,701 views

Some Impacts of Driverless Cars
By Steve Levy | 17 comments | 1,629 views

Abruzzo for Work, Amelia for Family, Rome for Love
By Laura Stec | 4 comments | 1,346 views

How are Exotic Animal Training and Learning in Marriage Related?
By Chandrama Anderson | 3 comments | 1,216 views

No on Measures A and C (or, "The School Board gets a 'Needs Improvement' in Public Process”)
By Stuart Soffer | 36 comments | 1,196 views