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INVEST & INNOVATE

Public Investments for Palo Alto's Future

The Palo Alto city council is reviewing infrastructure investment priorities in anticipation of asking voters to approve new funding measures in 2014. The largest...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Oct. 10, 2013
Last comment by Leo Tolstoy, on Oct 26, 2013 at 1:48 am | 20 comments | 27286 Views

BIKE FUN

Family Bikes: The Minivans of Bicycles

In the morning it's school or day care drop-off. In the afternoon it's pick-up then soccer practice, swim lessons or dance class. On the way or in between there's...

Original post made by Janet Lafleur on Oct. 18, 2013
Last comment by Ralph, on Oct 25, 2013 at 12:40 pm | 13 comments | 12277 Views

COUPLE'S NET

A World Series Example: Be Explicit

Game one, second inning; St. Louis's Wainwright pitching, high pop up. Looks like he signals that he'll catch it. Catcher Molina comes running up, but defers to...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Oct. 23, 2013
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Oct 25, 2013 at 9:11 am | 4 comments | 45157 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

In the Weekly: juice, nitrogen ice cream & more

The Palo Alto Weekly's ShopTalk columnist, Daryl Savage, writes about local retail and restaurant news - openings, closings, etc. She reported many food-and-drink...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 11, 2013
Last comment by saww, on Oct 24, 2013 at 4:21 pm | 6 comments | 58246 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Michelin stars: Madera, Village Pub, Baumé, Chez TJ

Four local eateries held onto their Michelin-starred hats this year, making it onto the 2014 edition of the annual restaurant guide.

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 23, 2013
Last comment by Elena Kadvany, on Oct 23, 2013 at 6:51 pm |
2 comments | 36295 Views

HEY TECH!

Coursera Educates Five Million Students and Revenues Start Growing

Mountain View's Coursera offers free online courses from the world's leading universities. Today, at the Global...

Original post made by Angela Hey on Oct. 22, 2013
There are no comments yet. 8307 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Food fight: Palo Alto vs. San Francisco

Will Palo Alto's food scene ever compete with San Francisco's? It's a question I often ask myself, especially in light of the non-stop influx of well-known SF...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 21, 2013
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Oct 22, 2013 at 3:22 pm | 10 comments | 50199 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Go Ahead, Have a Fight

Many disagreements come about because we don't understand our partner's intention, and s/he does not anticipate the impact that action or behavior will have on me....

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Oct. 21, 2013
Last comment by Martha, on Oct 22, 2013 at 1:46 am | 3 comments | 44166 Views

HEY TECH!

Do you find online ads and apps creepy?

When you browse the web, do you feel creepy? Companies track your moves, your behavior, your likes, your travels and your Tweets resulting in masses of data. When...

Original post made by Angela Hey on Oct. 21, 2013
There are no comments yet. 5059 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Cooking, Science and a School Girl Crush

Last week I signed up for Science and Cooking: From Haute Cuisine to Soft Matter Science, a FREE online class offered by Harvard, baby. Did you sign up? It runs...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Oct. 15, 2013
Last comment by Anita Felicelli, on Oct 18, 2013 at 5:32 pm | 1 comment | 35085 Views

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. 41500 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 | 41555 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 | 27499 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. 4450 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 | 43927 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 | 43367 Views

AD LIBS

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 | 9653 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 | 49142 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. 46947 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. 5149 Views
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Get to know Oaxacan cuisine at this new Redwood City food truck
By Elena Kadvany | 0 comments | 4,608 views

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'Don't talk to the press'
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Premarital & Couples: The Blame Game: In Which No One Wins
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