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CREATING A MORE VIBRANT MENLO PARK

Menlo Park Can Learn A Lot from Palo Alto (Part 1)

Neighboring cities Menlo Park and Palo Alto use strikingly different planning processes for new major civic projects like parking structures and grade separations,...

Original post made by Dana Hendrickson on Oct. 14, 2019
Last comment by PAer, 29 minutes ago | 3 comments | 480 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

DoorDash is opening a shared delivery kitchen in Redwood City. What does that say about the future of the restaurant industry?

Food delivery service DoorDash is looking to the Peninsula to test out a new concept: a shared commissary kitchen that allows more restaurants to deliver locally...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 14, 2019
Last comment by Jake, 41 minutes ago | 4 comments | 1074 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Gluten-free bakery Misfits Bakehouse is reborn in Palo Alto

After a monthslong hiatus, Misfits Bakehouse is back -- and in a new home. The bakery, which has drawn a local following for its gluten-free bread and baked goods,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 11, 2019
Last comment by Malia, 19 hours ago | 4 comments | 2547 Views

A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

What did you learn last week?

I wanted to title this blog “Outage Outrage” (great title, right?), but at the end of the day, I’m really just wondering what everyone learned...

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Oct. 13, 2019
Last comment by Resident, 20 hours ago | 3 comments | 813 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Premarital and Couples: The "Right" Way to Eat an Artichoke

At dinner recently, my husband and I were eating artichokes and having a spirited conversation, as we often do. I looked over at one point and noticed he was eating...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Oct. 11, 2019
Last comment by BrendaAnderson, on Oct 14, 2019 at 2:06 am | 1 comment | 1398 Views

A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

Electric vs Gas Heat: Which wins?

With colder weather coming, it’s a good time to think about our heating emissions. They represent a sizable chunk of California’s overall emissions,...

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Oct. 6, 2019
Last comment by Sherry Listgarten, on Oct 13, 2019 at 2:28 pm | 18 comments | 4116 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

What to do with all those cardboard boxes

I hate throwing away cardboard boxes before first turning them into something else.  With the right attitude, a cardboard box can become the perfect creative...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Oct. 9, 2019
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Oct 13, 2019 at 8:59 am | 2 comments | 1957 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

A new home in Redwood City for Mademoiselle Colette's croissants

The third location of popular French patisserie Mademoiselle Colette soft opens in downtown Redwood City today, Monday, Oct. 7. Owner Debora Ferrand took over...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 7, 2019
Last comment by Tod ford, on Oct 11, 2019 at 1:54 am | 1 comment | 8649 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Squid ink paella & patatas bravas: Barcelona natives bring Spanish tapas to Palo Alto

From paella and pintxos to Ibérico ham, the new Telefèric Barcelona is a temple to Spanish cuisine. Opening for dinner at Town & Country Village...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 8, 2019
Last comment by MD, on Oct 10, 2019 at 4:44 am | 1 comment | 3537 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Zareen's to bring its Pakistani-Indian fare to Redwood City

Zareen's, enormously popular locally for its kebabs, chicken tikka masala and complimentary chai, is coming to downtown Redwood City.

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 9, 2019
Last comment by CJS, on Oct 9, 2019 at 9:37 am |
1 comment | 2407 Views

A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

Electric Buses: Challenges and Opportunities

Did you know that all new buses purchased in California will be zero-emission...

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Sep. 8, 2019
Last comment by Jacquie, on Oct 9, 2019 at 9:33 am | 24 comments | 4104 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Premarital and Couples: Get Real

"Be grateful for every scar life inflicts on you. Where we're unhurt is where we are false. Where we're wounded and healed [my italics is where our real...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Oct. 4, 2019
Last comment by Old Enough to Know Better, on Oct 8, 2019 at 3:17 am | 3 comments | 2584 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

America the Beautiful

Every so often I sit down to write, but instead start thinking about the happenings that surround, and the feeling that waxing poetic about food just seems so…...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Sep. 30, 2019
Last comment by Some Exceptions, on Oct 7, 2019 at 2:02 pm | 8 comments | 1907 Views

A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

When to use Marginal Emissions (and when not to)

This week’s post is about electricity emissions. Specifically, I want to talk about a concept called “marginal emissions”. This has come up often...

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Sep. 29, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Oct 5, 2019 at 4:39 pm | 9 comments | 2550 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Say goodbye to Redwood City Indian restaurant Dhaba Xpress

Today (Monday, Sept. 30) is the last day of business for Dhaba Xpress in downtown Redwood City. ==I A spread at Dhaba Xpress in Redwood City....

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Sep. 30, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Oct 3, 2019 at 2:31 pm | 2 comments | 2344 Views

CREATING A MORE VIBRANT MENLO PARK

Let's Improve Biking In Downtown Menlo Park - Now

Bike lanes are the gold standard for building bike networks. They dedicate a space to biking and separate bicyclists from motorists using buffers, and often, physical...

Original post made by Dana Hendrickson on Aug. 8, 2019
Last comment by Grant Wilson, on Oct 1, 2019 at 11:17 pm | 18 comments | 1659 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Redwood City's The Striped Pig to shutter

The Striped Pig is closing after four years in downtown Redwood City. The last day of business for the 917 Main St. restaurant will be this Saturday, Sept. 28....

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Sep. 27, 2019
Last comment by Buddy, on Sep 30, 2019 at 1:48 pm | 7 comments | 2903 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

And then there was one

Our oldest kids are in school for a significant part of the day. I’m enjoying larger chunks of one on one time with our youngest. When the school year started,...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Sep. 30, 2019
There are no comments yet. 1358 Views

A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

An Easy Emissions Win

The media had some excellent coverage of climate change this past week. I hope you were able to read some of it. Among my favorites...

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Sep. 22, 2019
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Sep 29, 2019 at 8:27 am | 20 comments | 2860 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Sugar Detective

I was just watching the movie Fed Up (Amazon Prime) about the effects of sugar on our bodies. Here’s the CliffsNotes: When you eat too much sugar and...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Sep. 22, 2019
Last comment by Brit, on Sep 28, 2019 at 5:15 pm | 12 comments | 2383 Views
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Squid ink paella & patatas bravas: Barcelona natives bring Spanish tapas to Palo Alto
By Elena Kadvany | 1 comment | 3,537 views

Lights Out! Foods to Snuggle With in the Dark
By Laura Stec | 0 comments | 1,968 views

What to do with all those cardboard boxes
By Cheryl Bac | 2 comments | 1,957 views

Premarital and Couples: The "Right" Way to Eat an Artichoke
By Chandrama Anderson | 1 comment | 1,398 views

What did you learn last week?
By Sherry Listgarten | 3 comments | 813 views

 

Race Results Are In

Thank you for joining us at the 35th annual Moonlight Run & Walk! All proceeds benefit the Palo Alto Weekly Holiday fund, supporting local nonprofits serving children and families.

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