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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. 1416 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 | 2979 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 | 2496 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Free Time

As our kids grow up, I’m finding myself with small chunks of kid-free time. And I’m slowly adding activities back into my life that I put on hold when they...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Sep. 27, 2019
There are no comments yet. 1108 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

An increasingly 'untenable' business: Redwood City sandwich standby Woodside Deli to close

Facing a sharp rent increase and growing labor costs, Redwood City's longtime Woodside Deli is closing, the owner

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Sep. 25, 2019
Last comment by Lynn, on Sep 27, 2019 at 2:18 pm |
12 comments | 7007 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Tamarine's casual spinoff opens in Palo Alto

Banh khot, bo luc lac, goi ga and other traditional Vietnamese dishes are on the menu at Tam Tam, opening tonight, Sept 23, in downtown Palo Alto. Tam Tam (140...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Sep. 23, 2019
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Sep 27, 2019 at 8:44 am | 9 comments | 10029 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Why is it becoming increasingly impossible to open a restaurant on the Peninsula?

In early August, Ben Bate got some bad news. The City of Mountain View informed him — seven months after he took over 383 Castro St. to open

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Sep. 17, 2019
Last comment by Run, Don't Walk, from This, Ludwig's Team, on Sep 26, 2019 at 11:51 pm |
32 comments | 7524 Views

A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

Electric Buses: A case study

==I This is the fourth and final post on buses, at least for a while, following posts on

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Sep. 15, 2019
Last comment by Sherry Listgarten, on Sep 22, 2019 at 2:00 pm |
4 comments | 3267 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Helping Partners Become Couples (vs. Helping Couples Become Partners)

I was recently told that my tag line, Helping Partners Become Couples, is backwards and should be Helping Couples Become Partners. In my experience with many,...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Sep. 21, 2019
There are no comments yet. 2361 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Natural Wines?

My neighbor Bob has been making wine for awhile, in the driveway and garage of his Portola Valley home. A couple weeks ago I helped bottle last years batch, in...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Sep. 13, 2019
Last comment by From a Reader, on Sep 20, 2019 at 6:50 am | 3 comments | 2892 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Su Hong Palo Alto's last day of business will be Sept. 29

The owner of Su Hong Palo Alto gave its generations of diners plenty of notice about his plans to close the restaurant,

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Sep. 12, 2019
Last comment by Long Time Fan, on Sep 19, 2019 at 4:25 pm |
21 comments | 8410 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Los Angeles' popular Silverlake Ramen headed to Santa Clara

Los Angeles' Silverlake Ramen, known for drawing long lines at its Southern California locations, is coming to the Peninsula. Silverlake Ramen will open its second...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Sep. 17, 2019
Last comment by Dave S., on Sep 17, 2019 at 9:08 am | 1 comment | 2417 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Coffeebar Redwood City to open this week, with more cafes coming

Greg Buchheister has turned down something like 10 development offers after opening the always-busy Coffeebar in Menlo Park in 2018. But he's said yes to at least...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Sep. 16, 2019
Last comment by Danielle , on Sep 16, 2019 at 12:58 pm | 1 comment | 2731 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Mango Chia Breakfast Pudding

I’ve been teaching a year-long series of cooking classes at 8 x 8. Yesterday we did Sugar Blues, a tasting of alternative...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Sep. 6, 2019
Last comment by Ladera Man, on Sep 12, 2019 at 2:25 pm | 1 comment | 4005 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Dunkin' Donuts to fill a hole in Redwood City

East Coast transplants and die-hard donut devotees, rejoice. Dunkin' Donuts is coming to Redwood City. The international donut and coffee chain is planning a...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Sep. 5, 2019
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Sep 12, 2019 at 12:08 pm | 24 comments | 6318 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Stay a part of their day

Now that school and other activities are back in session, I’m slowly getting back into a routine. Going to sleep and waking up earlier. Getting everyone to school...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Sep. 12, 2019
There are no comments yet. 1029 Views

A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

Local Transit to the Rescue?

Will better local transit get more people out of cars? ==I This is the second in a series of posts on using buses to reduce emissions, the first being about

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Aug. 18, 2019
Last comment by Sherry Listgarten, on Sep 9, 2019 at 7:45 pm |
39 comments | 5452 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Taste Buds Kitchen to offer cooking classes for all ages in Palo Alto

A local franchise of Taste Buds Kitchen, "a kids kitchen by day and BYOB adult kitchen by night," will open this fall in Palo Alto. Scott and Susie...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Sep. 9, 2019
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 9, 2019 at 3:51 pm | 2 comments | 4340 Views

A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

Skeptics, Dupes, and Paranoids

I am a natural-born skeptic. I like to question things and play devil’s advocate, so much so that for a while some friends called me “Sherry Contrary”....

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Sep. 1, 2019
Last comment by Sherry Listgarten, on Sep 9, 2019 at 9:41 am | 33 comments | 4148 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Taiwanese desserts shop opens in Mountain View

Taiwanese shaved snow, milk tea and baked goods are on the menu at the newly opened Oh! Honey Snow Ice in Mountain View. The sweets shop is located at 1030 Castro...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Sep. 3, 2019
Last comment by SJ, on Sep 5, 2019 at 6:48 pm | 3 comments | 8386 Views
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