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COUPLE'S NET

Couples: Avocados and Milk

A client of mine sent this joke to me (thank you!), and I want to share it and briefly comment on it:      A wife asks her husband, "Could...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Oct. 5, 2017
Last comment by Anna Sanders, on Oct 19, 2017 at 4:15 am | 1 comment | 1505 Views

STORIES OF HOPE

Are We Really Up To This?

“Are you really up to this?” That was Liliko Ngata, 41, on a recent Saturday afternoon in East Palo Alto. Liliko and I were at Project WeHOPE (a local homeless...

Original post made by Aldis Petriceks on Oct. 16, 2017
Last comment by Anna Sanders, on Oct 19, 2017 at 4:07 am | 3 comments | 1656 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

More Plastic in the Ocean than Fish?

What if the ocean had more plastic than fish? It's a question being posed by scientists and the Monterey Bay Aquarium. They report that plastic is found "in...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jul. 31, 2017
Last comment by Anna Sanders, on Oct 18, 2017 at 6:14 pm | 8 comments | 2969 Views

DEEP MENLO

Why a library scrap and rebuild?

Update Monday August 14. There is an additional active discussion on NextDoor regarding my original post, with valuable public comments, especially from...

Original post made by Stuart Soffer on Aug. 11, 2017
Last comment by City of Arrillaga, on Oct 18, 2017 at 4:24 pm | 10 comments | 2244 Views

THINKING ABOUT COLLEGE

College Interviews

College interviews are a perfect opportunity for you to find out more about the college and for the college interviewer to learn more about you. I recently asked...

Original post made by John Raftrey and Lori McCormick on Oct. 2, 2017
Last comment by essaydune, on Oct 18, 2017 at 4:34 am | 2 comments | 2461 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Mademoiselle Colette opens second location in Palo Alto

The owner of Menlo Park patisserie Mademoiselle Colette soft opened her second location on Friday,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 10, 2017
Last comment by charles reilly, on Oct 17, 2017 at 5:57 pm | 9 comments | 5974 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Soil – A Thing of the Past?

I spent last year researching people growing food in cities ...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Oct. 6, 2017
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Oct 10, 2017 at 12:25 pm | 5 comments | 2340 Views

ON A ROLL

Menlo Goodbye

When your wife asks, without an ounce of irony, what to do with medicine that expired in 1986...you know you are really moving. Thing is, in 1986 Menlo Park already...

Original post made by Paul Bendix on Apr. 13, 2015
Last comment by Alisha, on Oct 9, 2017 at 10:38 pm | 23 comments | 7489 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 wanted...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 2, 2014
Last comment by Cece, on Oct 9, 2017 at 7:14 pm | 40 comments | 21799 Views

DEEP MENLO

Is there a Menlo Park Finance Audit Committee?

Amongst the commissions and committees in Menlo Park noted on its web site is the Finance/Audit Committee (FAC). This relatively new committee was instituted by...

Original post made by Stuart Soffer on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by our website , on Oct 6, 2017 at 10:55 pm | 3 comments | 7235 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

World’s Most Expensive Foods, or What to Do with All That Extra Cash

Tax Day a’-cometh. I don’t have to pay this year though. I own my own business, and so does the president, and since he doesn’t pay, I’ll...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Apr. 13, 2017
Last comment by sidd, on Oct 6, 2017 at 11:01 am | 4 comments | 5005 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Opening alert: Tuts Bakery & Cafe in Palo Alto

Coffee from Santa Cruz's Verve, fresh-baked bread and tartines are among the menu items at the newly opened Tuts Bakery & Cafe in downtown Palo Alto. Tuts...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 5, 2017
Last comment by musical, on Oct 5, 2017 at 11:53 pm | 1 comment | 2306 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Draeger's Los Altos eyes upgrades, expansion

UPDATE: ==I The Los Altos Planning and Transportation Commission gave its unanimous approval to this project on May 21. Draeger's owner Richard Draeger said...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 18, 2015
Last comment by Gladys, on Oct 4, 2017 at 6:35 pm | 7 comments | 16613 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Lemonade to open in Palo Alto June 24

A new location of Lemonade, a fast-casual, healthy restaurant chain based in Southern California, will open its doors in downtown Palo Alto this Friday, June 24. Lemonade...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 20, 2016
Last comment by Johnathan , on Oct 4, 2017 at 1:33 pm | 6 comments | 30161 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

"Instead I held you"

There is a beautiful post that I frequently see online. "Instead I held you" is about a parent choosing to hold their...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Sep. 25, 2017
Last comment by PAPUClarifications, on Oct 2, 2017 at 2:19 pm | 8 comments | 1381 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

It’s Pot Season!

Hah! Got you to look :) Actually, it’s potato season Food Partiers! and there is nothing like a freshly harvested potato from your garden, or your favorite...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Sep. 29, 2017
Last comment by Funny but true, on Oct 1, 2017 at 4:02 pm | 1 comment | 2094 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Become a Master Gardener - Deadline Sept 21

Become a UC Master Gardener - Application Deadline is September 21! The UCCE San Mateo and San Francisco Master Gardener Program is now...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Sep. 15, 2017
Last comment by This is crazy!, on Sep 30, 2017 at 10:11 am | 18 comments | 2096 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Truckee cafe to expand to Menlo Park

The owner of a string of cafes in the Tahoe area is expanding to the Midpeninsula with a new outpost in Menlo Park. Greg Buchheister, a native of Colorado, opened...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Sep. 20, 2017
Last comment by Gary's Old Towne Tavern, on Sep 29, 2017 at 1:01 pm | 5 comments | 6743 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Attraction to a Person Outside Your Relationship

“It was not [a summons . . . it was simply a desire to escape from what I had.” --Rachel Cask, Outline I’ve taken Rachel’s words out...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Sep. 21, 2017
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Sep 28, 2017 at 2:19 pm | 2 comments | 2375 Views

DEEP MENLO

Survey: HSR or BART?

My last post morphed into a discussion of transit options such as BART vs High Speed Rail. In view of all the office development in Menlo Park, in particular...

Original post made by Stuart Soffer on Oct. 16, 2015
Last comment by Ronbutt, on Sep 28, 2017 at 11:41 am | 10 comments | 3384 Views
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Nobu Palo Alto eyes next-door expansion
By Elena Kadvany | 4 comments | 3,070 views

Are We Really Up To This?
By Aldis Petriceks | 3 comments | 1,656 views

Couples: Cultivate Love, Gottman Style
By Chandrama Anderson | 1 comment | 450 views