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PENINSULA FOODIST

Growing community roots

Two Stanford students ? one who has spent summers working in a Modesto canning factory and with a global anti- hunger nonprofit in Uganda; the other, an American...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 18, 2013
There are no comments yet. 40799 Views

COUPLE'S NET

From Crazy in Love to Love of My Life

When we were courting (yes, I know that's an old fashioned word), we were on our best behavior without any effort. We were trying to win over our beloved. S/he was...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Oct. 8, 2013
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Oct 18, 2013 at 9:12 am | 9 comments | 40395 Views

COUPLE'S NET

If You Don't Ask, S/he Can't Say "Yes"

True story. An attractive, smart, single, working young woman -- can you say eligible, what the heck are you waiting for -- told me recently that she wishes guys...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Oct. 11, 2013
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Oct 18, 2013 at 9:11 am | 2 comments | 26250 Views

CRITTENDEN PANTHER PEN

This perspective is to be continued...

Hi! In the following piece, eighth grade student Alexis reflects on the journey of her life so far, and prepares to face whatever is ahead the only way she knows...

Original post made by Ms. Jenson on Oct. 17, 2013
There are no comments yet. 4304 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Local restaurants snag Michelin Bib Gourmand status

Michelin Guide announced its annual list of San Francisco Bay Area and Wine Country Bib Gourmand restaurants, a designation that denotes high-quality food at a...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 16, 2013
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Oct 17, 2013 at 9:22 am | 2 comments | 43130 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Silicon Valley Restaurant Week, Oct. 16-23

Silicon Valley Restaurant Week is similar to other cities' "Dine Out" events you might have heard of. For a week or...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 15, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 16, 2013 at 2:21 pm | 5 comments | 42582 Views

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Why October is the best

June is perfect for writing about outdoor concerts. In January, we get to rate the top hits and lowliest stinkers of the past year's movies. December's dandy if...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Oct. 10, 2013
Last comment by anne, on Oct 15, 2013 at 9:39 pm | 6 comments | 9315 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Love Means Having Someone to Lose: Engineers Not Exempt

Formula 1 race driver and World champion Niki Lauda reminds me of a lot of Silicon Valley engineers I've met. I saw the movie 'Rush' a few days ago with my teenage...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Oct. 14, 2013
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Oct 15, 2013 at 5:00 pm | 2 comments | 47917 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Eating for a cause

On Tuesday, Oct. 15, participating restaurants in Palo Alto, Menlo Park, Redwood City, Portola Valley, Los Altos and beyond will donate 10 percent of your meal to...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 14, 2013
There are no comments yet. 46172 Views

HEY TECH!

Code Camp at Foothill College shows you're never too old or too young to create software.

Anyone can learn to code at some level, just like anyone can learn to write. Some write best-sellers, others find it hard to write a thank-you note. So it is with...

Original post made by Angela Hey on Oct. 10, 2013
There are no comments yet. 4964 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Update: Sam?s Chowder House in Palo Alto

Sam's Chowder House, the Half Moon Bay waterfront establishment known for fresh fish and ocean views, recently announced it was...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 8, 2013
Last comment by love-to-eat, on Oct 10, 2013 at 12:14 pm | 3 comments | 37213 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

Reintroducing Myself and This Blog

I want to reintroduce myself and talk a bit about how I see this blog. I came to Palo Alto in 1963 to attend Stanford and have lived in the area since. Nancy and...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Oct. 5, 2013
Last comment by Paul Bendix, on Oct 9, 2013 at 4:11 pm | 3 comments | 19881 Views

BIKE FUN

Dressing Up on the Bike, Halloween Style

Growing up, my favorite thing about Halloween wasn't the candy, it was the costumes. My sisters and I would come up with ideas, then dig into our closets and boxes...

Original post made by Janet Lafleur on Oct. 4, 2013
Last comment by Kuad, on Oct 9, 2013 at 5:56 am | 3 comments | 5639 Views

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A reading rainbow

If life gives you self-help manuals, make a quilt. Well played, artist Lisa Kokin, who found a bunch of said manuals at a recycling center and gave their spines...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Oct. 8, 2013
There are no comments yet. 7661 Views

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A reading rainbow

If life gives you self-help manuals, make a quilt. Well played, artist Lisa Kokin, who found a bunch of said manuals at a recycling center and gave their spines...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Oct. 8, 2013
There are no comments yet. 94 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Food and drink goings on

Children's Health Council's Oktoberfest The Children's Health Council is hosting a California twist on the traditional autumn beer festival featuring beers,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 7, 2013
There are no comments yet. 33422 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Welcome to The Food Party! - Kitchen Science Tip #1

With a surge of interest in all things food, we launch this blog spot as a place to chew the fat and chat. What's hot and what's not? Got a lot? Then we want YOU...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Oct. 7, 2013
There are no comments yet. 31026 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

Reintroducing Myself and This Blog

I want to reintroduce myself and talk a bit about how I see this blog. I came to Palo Alto in 1963 to attend Stanford and have lived in the area since. Nancy and...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Oct. 5, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 5, 2013 at 1:58 pm | 1 comment | 214 Views

CRITTENDEN PANTHER PEN

Acoustic Guitars, Country Music, The Farm, and Rusty Trucks

Hi! This writing came out of an assignment for students to write about something that they feel passionately about. In the perspective below, Ana explores her "country...

Original post made by Ms. Jenson on Oct. 3, 2013
There are no comments yet. 4721 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

Parking-My Two Cents

When I moved here in the 1960s parking was not a major problem or headache for residents. I suspect this was true up and down the towns in San Mateo and Santa Clara...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Sep. 27, 2013
Last comment by Garrett, on Oct 1, 2013 at 1:57 pm | 18 comments | 14482 Views
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