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CREATING A VIBRANT DOWNTOWN

Who will you blame for this coming Menlo Park disaster?

Traffic congestion remains the number one complaint of Menlo Park residents. And our city government, like us, feels helpless, as it cannot stem the growth of vehicles...

Original post made by Dana Hendrickson on Dec. 20, 2018
Last comment by mper, on Dec 27, 2018 at 7:52 am | 12 comments | 3967 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Palo Alto's Protégé earns Michelin star

Just nine months after opening in Palo Alto, Protégé has won a Michelin star, joining the ranks of Peninsula winners including Manresa, Baumé,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 29, 2018
Last comment by Common sense, on Dec 26, 2018 at 3:37 pm | 11 comments | 13437 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Farm Bill Passes Congress

The Farm Bill, the biggest piece of environmental and public health legislation this year,...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Dec. 16, 2018
Last comment by We Built An Outhouse For Carnivores, on Dec 24, 2018 at 12:56 pm | 17 comments | 3182 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: All People Are Difficult, But You Shouldn’t Be Too Difficult

The following article is written by Stan Tatkin, PsyD, MFT. He is the founder of PACT, Psychobiological Approach to Couple Therapy. Most of our Connect2 therapists...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Dec. 21, 2018
Last comment by NathanielShoemaker, on Dec 24, 2018 at 4:14 am | 1 comment | 3287 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

Time to Send a Message

Of sadness, solidarity and support to our brothers and sisters in Squirrel Hill and Jewish communities everywhere And follow George Will and Tom Friedman in saying whatever...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Oct. 27, 2018
Last comment by Heidi B , on Dec 23, 2018 at 9:15 pm | 75 comments | 4841 Views

STORIES OF HOPE

Guest Post: Youth, Illness, and Advance Care Directives

==I This piece is a guest-written essay by Leilani Graham, a Palo Alto native and graduate of Henry M. Gunn High School. Leilani is now a San Francisco-based writer,...

Original post made by Aldis Petriceks on Sep. 25, 2018
Last comment by albert, on Dec 23, 2018 at 3:31 am | 5 comments | 5517 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Saucebelly barbecue to pop up in Redwood City

Saucebelly, a barbecue pop-up started by two restaurant industry veterans, will be serving up brisket, pulled pork and potato salad...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 14, 2018
Last comment by Gale Johnson, on Dec 21, 2018 at 1:40 pm | 5 comments | 4811 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Coupa Cafe opens in Los Altos

Local string of coffee spots Coupa Cafe has opened its newest location at 4748 El Camino Real in Los Altos. The new Coupa opened earlier this month in the ground...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 19, 2018
Last comment by More Palo Alto complaints, on Dec 20, 2018 at 9:40 am | 2 comments | 3343 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Joe & the Juice headed to Redwood City

Danish cafe chain Joe & the Juice is continuing a rapid rate of local expansion with a new outpost set to open in downtown Redwood City in early 2019. This...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 18, 2018
There are no comments yet. 3837 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Local Flavor - Holiday Hotspots

There are some wonderful, new watering holes and eateries in the hood, perfect places to celebrate the holidays in style. Modern spaces, local touches; new hotels...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Dec. 2, 2018
Last comment by Why Not?, on Dec 16, 2018 at 9:00 am | 13 comments | 3625 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Which Cocktail Has the Least Calories?

I recently ordered a *** (name below) and the bartender said, “Oh, you want the drink with the least calories.” Really? I had never considered my cocktail...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Dec. 9, 2018
Last comment by Even Hotter Trend, on Dec 14, 2018 at 3:33 pm | 15 comments | 3205 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Shake Shack Palo Alto to open this weekend

The wait is over. East Coast burger favorite Shake Shack will open its first Bay Area location this Saturday, Dec. 15, at Stanford Shopping Center in Palo Alto. The...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 12, 2018
Last comment by Joe, on Dec 14, 2018 at 1:19 pm | 3 comments | 7000 Views

THINKING ABOUT COLLEGE

UCSB's CCS program

(Written by Lori McCormick) The University of California at Santa Barbara’s College of Creative Studies, established in 1967, is celebrating their 50th anniversary...

Original post made by John Raftrey and Lori McCormick on Dec. 11, 2018
Last comment by AnneC, on Dec 13, 2018 at 2:19 pm | 1 comment | 3583 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: Child Loss, "No U-Turn at Mercy Street"

"No U-Turn at Mercy Street" by Chandrama Anderson, MA, MFT. Here's a quote and the back cover copy: No U-Turn at Mercy Street is an...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Dec. 7, 2018
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Dec 13, 2018 at 2:11 pm | 2 comments | 3520 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Camper opens for lunch in Menlo Park

Menlo Park's buzzy new Camper restaurant is now open for lunch, with new sandwiches, soups, salads and entrees. The restaurant

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 3, 2018
Last comment by musical, on Dec 8, 2018 at 4:32 pm |
12 comments | 6018 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: "101 Things I Wish I Knew When I Got Married"

"101 Things I Wish I Knew When I Got Married" by Charlie and Linda Bloom is a great book for couples. Each of the 101 things is about two pages long. My...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Nov. 30, 2018
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Dec 7, 2018 at 2:53 pm | 9 comments | 4744 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Downtown Redwood City gets Japanese kaiseki restaurant

A kaiseki restaurant, devoting to serving traditional Japanese multi-course meals, is in a soft opening phase at 921 Main St. in Redwood City. Hitoshi Tagawa...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 6, 2018
There are no comments yet. 4579 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Opening alert: Caspian Restaurant in Mountain View

A Mediterranean restaurant has replaced Kabobs & Pupuseria on El Camino Real in Mountain...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 5, 2018
Last comment by Mmmm, on Dec 6, 2018 at 11:46 am | 5 comments | 3777 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Sun Life brings acai bowls, juice to Cal Ave

The first Northern California outpost of Sun Life Organics is opening on Saturday, Nov. 24, at 344 S. California Ave. in Palo Alto. Sun Life Organics serves...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 23, 2018
Last comment by Healthy Mom, on Dec 1, 2018 at 4:36 pm | 1 comment | 3275 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

The wait is over: Ike's Place opens in Palo Alto

==I UPDATE: As of Jan. 2, 2019, Ike's Palo Alto is open from 10:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily. The sandwich shop will test these hours through February and then either...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Nov. 27, 2018
Last comment by LaNell, on Nov 30, 2018 at 6:43 pm | 22 comments | 9686 Views
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