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COUPLE'S NET

Our First Anniversary in my Husband’s Retirement

Today is my anniversary. When we married, we decided that our anniversary would be the Saturday after Thanksgiving, instead of the date of the Saturday those many...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Nov. 26, 2022
Last comment by Michael R. Jensen, 4 hours ago | 1 comment | 1450 Views

AN ALTERNATIVE VIEW

'Working from home’ — a new work world creates societal problems.

I am envious – maybe a bit jealous – of all the high-tech employees today who can decide when and where they work, how much vacation time they want,...

Original post made by Diana Diamond on Nov. 21, 2022
Last comment by Jason Roberts, 8 hours ago | 50 comments | 3699 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Silicon Valley’s next meat substitute is being grown at a Morgan Hill mushroom lab

==I Mamu, a mushroom-based meat substitute, was developed with the help of Michelin-star chef Srijith Gopinathan of Ettan and Little Blue Door. (Photo...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Nov. 23, 2022
Last comment by Eugene Baker, on Nov 25, 2022 at 12:42 pm | 2 comments | 2904 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Cocoa & Butter closing its doors months after opening on University Avenue

The display case filled with baked goods and sweets at Cocoa & Butter in Palo Alto. Courtesy Rafae Bhatti. By Kate Bradshaw Cocoa...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Nov. 18, 2022
Last comment by ndn, on Nov 25, 2022 at 9:38 am | 2 comments | 3336 Views

CREATING A MORE VIBRANT MENLO PARK

Three Amazing Outdoor Art Installations Brighten Downtown Menlo Park!

. Residents Take Matters Into Their Own Hands Photo Exhibit (Walgreens) Walk along the downtown Santa Cruz Avenue sidewalk in front of Walgreens...

Original post made by Dana Hendrickson on Sep. 5, 2022
Last comment by Ralph, on Nov 25, 2022 at 6:11 am | 13 comments | 4296 Views

A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

Residents of multi-family housing should have access to EV charging

“California is a leader on climate.” We hear this all the time, and it’s true. California has led the country on clean fuel standards, clean power...

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Nov. 20, 2022
Last comment by Matt Passell, on Nov 22, 2022 at 11:26 am | 8 comments | 5846 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Tootsie's reopens with brand-new coffee roasting capacity

The new coffee roaster at Tootsie's allows the restaurant to offer coffee as fresh as its food. (Photo courtesy Rocco Scordella) ==I...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Nov. 22, 2022
There are no comments yet. 2112 Views

AN ALTERNATIVE VIEW

Down with the dinosaurs!

About 15 years ago, my oldest son, Bruce, took his three sons, 3, 5 and 6, to visit the American Museum of Natural History in NYC to see its fantastic dinosaur display. All...

Original post made by Diana Diamond on Nov. 13, 2022
Last comment by Bryce Young, on Nov 20, 2022 at 4:07 pm | 30 comments | 3806 Views

A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

Why net metering is such incredibly bad policy

Are any of you getting sticker shock when shopping for holiday flights? Yeah, me too. It made me wonder what it would be like if California ran an airline the...

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Nov. 13, 2022
Last comment by PH, on Nov 20, 2022 at 11:07 am | 33 comments | 6545 Views

COUPLE'S NET

“If We Have a Disagreement, We Argue Each Other’s Side of it as Well as Our Own.”

“We decided long ago to become each other’s staunchest allies . . . If we have a disagreement, we argue each other’s side of it as well as our...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Nov. 12, 2022
Last comment by David, on Nov 19, 2022 at 2:33 pm | 1 comment | 3134 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Revamped former President Hotel in Palo Alto to offer rooftop bar and cafe

==I A rendering of the President's Terrace rooftop bar planned at the Graduate Palo Alto hotel set to open in December. Courtesy Graduate Palo Alto....

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Nov. 11, 2022
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Nov 18, 2022 at 8:15 pm | 7 comments | 7548 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Doppio Zero owners to launch Spanish tapas restaurant in Mountain View

A rendering of Vida, a new tapas restaurant planned at 110 Castro St. in Mountain View. Courtesy Vida. By Kate Bradshaw Vida,...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Nov. 18, 2022
There are no comments yet. 4709 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

A Star is Born - Winter Galette

Here's a perfect appetizer for the holiday season, with extra special flare, but still easy to assemble. Prepare the dough yourself or use frozen pie crust....

Original post made by Laura Stec on Nov. 18, 2022
There are no comments yet. 2058 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

Congratulation to Alta Housing on the Opening of Wilton Court

Shortly the Wilton Court housing project for low-income residents including 21 units for developmentally disabled adults will welcome new residents. Sheryl Klein...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Oct. 23, 2022
Last comment by Paly Grad, on Nov 15, 2022 at 9:48 pm | 7 comments | 3619 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Boichik Bagels to open in Palo Alto Thursday morning

==I Boichik Bagels, a popular Berkeley eatery recognized by the New York Times as being part of a “West Coast bagel boom,” is opening...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Nov. 9, 2022
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Nov 14, 2022 at 11:09 pm | 21 comments | 6400 Views

A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

The power of protest

On Wednesday and Thursday of this past week, I attended the 2022 Global Energy Forum at Stanford, a biennial gathering focused on the...

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Nov. 6, 2022
Last comment by Paly Grad, on Nov 13, 2022 at 8:14 pm | 8 comments | 4861 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Cheese Plate - Disrupted

Cheese plates - same ol', same ol'... I've been making them in similar ways for years. A mixed up jumble with a cheese knife. -==I...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Nov. 10, 2022
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Nov 13, 2022 at 6:32 pm | 13 comments | 2612 Views

AN ALTERNATIVE VIEW

Daylight concerns

Did you fall back on Sunday morning? Gently? Or are you one of the70 percent of Americans, according to polls, who no longer want to switch from daylight savings...

Original post made by Diana Diamond on Nov. 6, 2022
Last comment by Fred Turner, on Nov 13, 2022 at 12:39 pm | 22 comments | 2883 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Amazing Food, Unexpected Places

Did you hear the KQED Forum show last week on food treasures? The program...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Nov. 2, 2022
Last comment by Paul Bustamante, on Nov 9, 2022 at 3:55 pm | 8 comments | 2775 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

The first restaurant at Menlo Park's Springline development is now open

==I Canteen is the first dining spot to open at Menlo Park's new Springline development along Oak Grove Avenue and El Camino Real. (Photo by Kate...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Nov. 9, 2022
Last comment by dana hendrickson, on Nov 9, 2022 at 12:37 pm | 1 comment | 3916 Views
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Silicon Valley’s next meat substitute is being grown at a Morgan Hill mushroom lab
By The Peninsula Foodist | 2 comments | 2,904 views

Our First Anniversary in my Husband’s Retirement
By Chandrama Anderson | 1 comment | 1,450 views