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PENINSULA FOODIST

Protégé Restaurant eyes February opening in Palo Alto

The owners of the forthcoming Protégé Restaurant in Palo Alto are at once set apart by and, they believe, misunderstood by their culinary credentials. Dennis...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 9, 2018
Last comment by LaThomas, on Feb 25, 2018 at 6:24 pm | 7 comments | 9534 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: The ABCs of Love

I came across a new book for you to read. Whether you are just starting out together or have been a couple for a while, whether you are doing well or struggling,...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Feb. 23, 2018
There are no comments yet. 3367 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Verve Coffee to open in Palo Alto

Santa Cruz's Verve Coffee Roasters is coming to Palo Alto. Verve has taken over 162 University Ave., which was most recently occupied by Black Diamond Sports....

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 21, 2017
Last comment by John, on Feb 20, 2018 at 6:06 pm | 5 comments | 6989 Views

DEEP MENLO

Henry and Fluffy, On Duty

While my father lived his final years at Palo Alto Commons I’d bring Henry our Bichon with me to see ‘grandpa.’ It was discouraged, but that flew...

Original post made by Stuart Soffer on Feb. 20, 2018
There are no comments yet. 956 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: Engaged on Valentine’s Day! Topics to Discuss

Valentine’s Day is popular for marriage proposals. It’s romantic and lovely and you’re glowing with happiness. Congratulations! I want to be...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Feb. 14, 2018
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Feb 19, 2018 at 4:08 pm | 2 comments | 9035 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Coffee shop opens in Palo Alto's Barron Park neighborhood

Baron Barista, a new cafe serving third-wave coffee from local roasters, is soft opening Friday, Jan. 26, in Palo Alto's Barron Park neighborhood. The coffee...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 26, 2018
Last comment by BL, on Feb 16, 2018 at 8:23 am | 6 comments | 6712 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Toys that bridge the gap

Our oldest child is going to start kindergarten in the fall and our youngest is learning how to stand up. There's less than 5 years difference between our oldest...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Feb. 10, 2018
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Feb 11, 2018 at 6:03 pm | 2 comments | 2121 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Edible Education

January was quiet. Do minds just move slower in January? I’ve certainly been a quiet writer since Spain. Started

Original post made by Laura Stec on Feb. 8, 2018
Last comment by danieltjan, on Feb 9, 2018 at 10:06 am |
1 comment | 2590 Views

STORIES OF HOPE

Of Illness and Identity: A Woman's Battle With Acute Myelogenous Leukemia

In times of comfort and consistency, we humans are prone to believing something of a half-truth. Our interests and ambitions are seen clearly, focused onto a yet-unmaterialized...

Original post made by Aldis Petriceks on Dec. 18, 2017
Last comment by brock, on Feb 7, 2018 at 3:19 pm | 7 comments | 3413 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Solo in Spain

There's never been a better time to be single -CNN Google the link...It's a story about...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jan. 9, 2018
Last comment by kevinbennett, on Feb 6, 2018 at 1:44 pm | 5 comments | 3643 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Three Years Since Mom Died

It’s been three years since mom died. I still miss her very much. I also feel her love for me and mine for her in my heart so strongly that it transcends her...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jan. 26, 2018
Last comment by David Verns, on Feb 5, 2018 at 2:22 pm | 5 comments | 3140 Views

DEEP MENLO

Willow-Gate, and Safe Routes to School

I. Willow-Gate Atherton VC Gary Lauder seems upset, and with good reason. He’s upset at the Willows B & B (Boondoggle & Bottleneck)...

Original post made by Stuart Soffer on Jan. 10, 2018
Last comment by community concerns, on Feb 4, 2018 at 7:50 pm | 7 comments | 1322 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: What’s Important about Valentine’s Day?

I’m going to share some thoughts about what is and is not important about Valentine’s Day. This is not a complete list. Add your thoughts and ideas as...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Feb. 1, 2018
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Feb 1, 2018 at 3:52 pm | 2 comments | 3191 Views

STORIES OF HOPE

In the Uncertainty of Chronic Illness, A Young Woman Finds Reasons to Live

When Jennifer Thompson’s ribs began to crack, people started taking her seriously. By that time, Thompson – now twenty-two – was eighteen years...

Original post made by Aldis Petriceks on Nov. 6, 2017
Last comment by Birdnscrap, on Feb 1, 2018 at 1:04 am | 9 comments | 6250 Views

STORIES OF HOPE

Twenty Years in the Sixties: How an Alcoholic Hippie Became a Self-Giving Servant

Left: Andy Burnham in 1978. Right: Burnham today. Looking out toward a sunny Autumn morning in Palo Alto, Andy Burnham described his moment...

Original post made by Aldis Petriceks on Nov. 20, 2017
Last comment by maaia, on Jan 31, 2018 at 6:09 am | 8 comments | 5368 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Tips for the Best Latkes

Laura loves latkes! Crispy yet pillowy-soft. Salty with touch of sweet. They hit all my culinary triggers. If they do the same for you, come check out the ==I...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Dec. 9, 2017
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Jan 29, 2018 at 6:12 pm | 8 comments | 3809 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Summer Camp Fair

Parents Place holds a special place in my heart. When we originally moved to the Bay Area we lived in Palo Alto for a couple of...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Jan. 26, 2018
Last comment by Lonnie, on Jan 28, 2018 at 7:40 am | 1 comment | 1822 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

1 Oz. Coffee opens in Mountain View

A new coffee shop is slinging espresso drinks and pastries at 650 Castro St. in downtown Mountain View. 1 Oz. Coffee opened in Suite 130 in early January, said...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 16, 2018
Last comment by Elena Kadvany, on Jan 27, 2018 at 4:42 pm | 2 comments | 4547 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Georgian restaurant to open in Palo Alto

In what is likely a first for Palo Alto, a Georgian restaurant is set to open here. Pavel Sirotin, who is from Russia, is opening a restaurant called Bevri at...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Dec. 4, 2017
Last comment by Paul, on Jan 27, 2018 at 12:35 am | 5 comments | 7529 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: When Wrong Admit It; When Right; Shut Up

“To keep your marriage brimming, With love in the loving cup, Whenever you’re wrong admit it; Whenever you’re right, shut up.” - Ogden Nash Why...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jan. 19, 2018
Last comment by Sea Seelam Reddy, on Jan 24, 2018 at 4:01 am | 1 comment | 3005 Views
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Ice cream shop opens at Stanford Shopping Center
By Elena Kadvany | 5 comments | 6,028 views

The Last Straw
By Laura Stec | 5 comments | 2,653 views

Trying to enjoy the routines again
By Cheryl Bac | 0 comments | 640 views

 

2018 guide to summer camps

Looking for something for the kids to do this summer, learn something new and have fun? The 2018 Summer Camp Guide features local camps for all ages and interests.

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