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DEEP MENLO

Menlo Park Council Selections for 2018

For your amusement: A vintage mechanical tabulating voting machine from the Museum of American Heritage Museum archive. Last week I reviewed...

Original post made by Stuart Soffer on Oct. 9, 2018
Last comment by big Mac, on Oct 15, 2018 at 2:39 pm | 6 comments | 2270 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

It can’t be scheduled

This month our toddler was up at night teething. While soothing her one night I decided to watch the documentary Mr. Rogers and Me. One of my favorite quotes from...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Sep. 30, 2018
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Oct 14, 2018 at 3:34 pm | 2 comments | 1322 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Messiness and parenting

With three young kids it’s easy to misplace items. I’ve given up on keeping track of everything. “Where is a specific Lego piece?,” No clue. “Where...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Oct. 11, 2018
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Oct 14, 2018 at 3:11 pm | 2 comments | 1704 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Los Altos' Voyageur du Temps closes

Voyageur du Temps has closed after four-and-a-half years of serving French and Japanese pastries in Los Altos. The 288 1st St. bakery closed on Sept. 18, according...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 11, 2018
Last comment by Nutmac, on Oct 12, 2018 at 6:57 pm | 4 comments | 5475 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

I Will Vote No on Prop 10

Some residents locally and throughout the region have experienced very large rent increases in recent years. These increases often create emotional and financial...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Oct. 5, 2018
Last comment by Class Act, on Oct 12, 2018 at 8:51 am | 83 comments | 5295 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

How To: Chickens, Compost and Fall Gardening

Backyard Chicken Basics Date: September 15, 2018 Time: 10:00-12:00pm Location: Lyngso Garden Materials, Inc. , 345 Shoreway Road, San Carlos,...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Aug. 31, 2018
Last comment by Elle, on Oct 12, 2018 at 12:33 am | 2 comments | 4193 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Korean barbecue chain coming to Mountain View

UPDATE: Gen Korean BBQ House opened on Thursday, Nov. 9, according to a Facebook post from the restaurant. Gen...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 4, 2018
Last comment by David, on Oct 11, 2018 at 9:22 pm | 4 comments | 5692 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: Retirement Hot Potato!

The top three issues couples have are about sex, money and power. So today I’m going to write about money, specifically retirement. So much of the help you...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Aug. 31, 2018
Last comment by carolinewarren, on Oct 11, 2018 at 6:39 am | 1 comment | 4784 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

The Midwife and the Baker quietly selling bread in Mountain View

Wednesday through Saturday, from 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Peninsulans can buy The Midwife and the Baker's fresh-milled sourdough breads and viennoiseries in Mountain...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 13, 2018
Last comment by Mary B, on Oct 10, 2018 at 9:31 am | 1 comment | 5942 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Paris Baguette opens in Mountain View

Paris Baguette has opened its doors at 317 Castro St. in downtown Mountain View. The opening comes two years after the international bakery chain took over the...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 2, 2018
Last comment by pogo, on Oct 9, 2018 at 2:23 pm | 8 comments | 5973 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Oak + Violet to open in Menlo Park hotel

Oak + Violet, the restaurant inside Menlo Park's new Park James Hotel, will open for dinner on Monday, Oct. 8. The

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 5, 2018
Last comment by to kali, on Oct 6, 2018 at 2:28 pm |
1 comment | 5238 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Buy Your Pumpkins On The Coast

It’s an annual outing at the Stec house to head to the coast and buy pumpkins for the season. Half Moon Bay and the San Mateo coast look great right now...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Oct. 1, 2018
Last comment by Options without the commercialism, on Oct 5, 2018 at 11:05 am | 2 comments | 3252 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Opening alert: Joe & The Juice at Stanford Shopping Center

UPDATE: A third Joe & The Juice opened on Friday, Oct. 5, at 240 Hamilton Ave. in Palo Alto. Danish juice chain Joe & The Juice has opened No. 2...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 3, 2018
Last comment by Better, on Oct 4, 2018 at 11:37 pm | 2 comments | 4862 Views

DEEP MENLO

NAS Daily, and Welcome to District Elections

First you get a treat: NAS Daily: the Best 60 Seconds on Facebook For three years Nuseir Yassin (a.k.a NAS), an Arab Israeli and Harvard grad, has toured...

Original post made by Stuart Soffer on Oct. 1, 2018
Last comment by KicksOn66, on Oct 3, 2018 at 12:49 am | 4 comments | 1231 Views

THINKING ABOUT COLLEGE

Let's Talk Internships

(Written by Rebecca Bjorklund, University Recruiter for a variety of corporations, ranging from management consulting to aerospace to interactive entertainment) Glowing...

Original post made by John Raftrey and Lori McCormick on Sep. 20, 2018
Last comment by Christopher A. Howland, on Oct 2, 2018 at 4:48 am | 2 comments | 3278 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Zucchini Takeover

There’s plenty of zucchini around these days to Food Party! with. Here’s a quick, kid-approved and adult favorite, side dish or snack, perfect for...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Sep. 20, 2018
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Oct 1, 2018 at 6:44 am | 8 comments | 3005 Views

STORIES OF HOPE

The Oft-Unseen Fruits of End-of-Life Care

==I The following essay is a modified version of a piece titled, "Compassion and the Uncertain Caregiver," which was recently accepted by the medical journal, Palliative...

Original post made by Aldis Petriceks on Sep. 11, 2018
Last comment by Smith, on Sep 30, 2018 at 9:31 am | 3 comments | 4199 Views

STORIES OF HOPE

The Elevating Embrace of a Man with Down Syndrome

==I This piece is the third in a multi-part series, telling stories about employees of Ada's Cafe -- the 501c3 nonprofit cafe in the Mitchell Park community center,...

Original post made by Aldis Petriceks on Jul. 2, 2018
Last comment by Susan, on Sep 27, 2018 at 8:50 pm | 1 comment | 2826 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: Sex and Connection (Chicken or Egg?)

I usually stay away from gender generalization because people are unique; additionally, gender-based comments are not useful to men or women. But in the case of...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Sep. 21, 2018
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Sep 27, 2018 at 2:38 am | 2 comments | 3987 Views

STORIES OF HOPE

Thought and Matter: A Young Man's Search for Interest and Meaning

==I This piece is the fourth in a multi-part series, telling stories about employees of Ada's Cafe -- a 501c3 nonprofit cafe in the Mitchell Park community center,...

Original post made by Aldis Petriceks on Jul. 16, 2018
Last comment by trivani, on Sep 27, 2018 at 2:08 am | 11 comments | 4205 Views
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Rose International Market reopening soon in Mountain View
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Couples: Myth: You Can't Ask Your Partner to Change
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What should Menlo Park’s priorities be?
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