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A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

Yes, an app can charge your EV better than you can

About four years ago I was talking with Peninsula Clean Energy CEO Jan Pepper when she remarked that the electricity provider would like to manage the scheduling...

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Dec. 11, 2022
Last comment by Ed8, on Dec 14, 2022 at 8:19 pm | 3 comments | 8989 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Sitha's Khmer Kitchen heads to new pop-up locations in new year

Sitha Yim chops up vegetables at Sitha's Authentic Khmer Food, a Cambodian pop-up restaurant in San Bruno. (Photo by Magali Gauthier) ==I...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Dec. 14, 2022
There are no comments yet. 5027 Views

COUPLE'S NET

People and Relationships Never Stop Being a Work in Progress

It’s really true that we are all works in progress. Fortunately, your brain can continue to create new neural pathways until you die. Often you’ll hear...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Dec. 3, 2022
Last comment by BarbaraS, on Dec 8, 2022 at 1:45 pm | 3 comments | 6140 Views

AN ALTERNATIVE VIEW

The clothes we wear: Cool, chic, casual -- or just plain sloppy?

I love clothes! It was important to me since I turned 13. My mother told me at the time (and evermore) that when people meet you, they first judge you by not only...

Original post made by Diana Diamond on Nov. 29, 2022
Last comment by Clarissa Ward, on Dec 8, 2022 at 10:17 am | 40 comments | 5875 Views

A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

Some of the best jobs around

I would love for my daughter to become an electrician or HVAC technician. There is a ton of work to be done, it is fulfilling work (especially if you care about...

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Dec. 4, 2022
Last comment by biged, on Dec 7, 2022 at 2:35 pm | 5 comments | 7700 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

I Was At The Stanford Shooting. Let’s Do Better Next Time

Have you played the “Ever Done This game? You see it on Facebook sometimes… a list of questions that run the cultural gambit. Have You Ever… Been...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Nov. 30, 2022
Last comment by Online Name, on Dec 7, 2022 at 12:24 pm | 3 comments | 6009 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Vietnamese restaurant that may offer special menu for canine customers coming to former Wahlburgers site in Palo Alto

A new location of Pho Ha Noi is coming to Palo Alto and may offer a menu for dogs. (Photo courtesy Helen Nguyen) By Kate Bradshaw Pho...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Nov. 29, 2022
Last comment by MyFeelz, on Dec 6, 2022 at 7:26 pm | 5 comments | 8229 Views

AN ALTERNATIVE VIEW

'Working from home’ — a new work world creates societal problems.

I am envious – maybe a bit jealous – of all the high-tech employees today who can decide when and where they work, how much vacation time they want,...

Original post made by Diana Diamond on Nov. 21, 2022
Last comment by Jennifer, on Nov 29, 2022 at 12:45 pm | 55 comments | 7381 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Silicon Valley’s next meat substitute is being grown at a Morgan Hill mushroom lab

==I Mamu, a mushroom-based meat substitute, was developed with the help of Michelin-star chef Srijith Gopinathan of Ettan and Little Blue Door. (Photo...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Nov. 23, 2022
Last comment by Eugene Baker, on Nov 25, 2022 at 12:42 pm | 2 comments | 7132 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Cocoa & Butter closing its doors months after opening on University Avenue

The display case filled with baked goods and sweets at Cocoa & Butter in Palo Alto. Courtesy Rafae Bhatti. By Kate Bradshaw Cocoa...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Nov. 18, 2022
Last comment by ndn, on Nov 25, 2022 at 9:38 am | 2 comments | 6507 Views

A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

Residents of multi-family housing should have access to EV charging

“California is a leader on climate.” We hear this all the time, and it’s true. California has led the country on clean fuel standards, clean power...

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Nov. 20, 2022
Last comment by Matt Passell, on Nov 22, 2022 at 11:26 am | 8 comments | 9959 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Tootsie's reopens with brand-new coffee roasting capacity

The new coffee roaster at Tootsie's allows the restaurant to offer coffee as fresh as its food. (Photo courtesy Rocco Scordella) ==I...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Nov. 22, 2022
There are no comments yet. 4714 Views

AN ALTERNATIVE VIEW

Down with the dinosaurs!

About 15 years ago, my oldest son, Bruce, took his three sons, 3, 5 and 6, to visit the American Museum of Natural History in NYC to see its fantastic dinosaur display. All...

Original post made by Diana Diamond on Nov. 13, 2022
Last comment by Bryce Young, on Nov 20, 2022 at 4:07 pm | 30 comments | 6831 Views

A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

Why net metering is such incredibly bad policy

Are any of you getting sticker shock when shopping for holiday flights? Yeah, me too. It made me wonder what it would be like if California ran an airline the...

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Nov. 13, 2022
Last comment by PH, on Nov 20, 2022 at 11:07 am | 33 comments | 10736 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Revamped former President Hotel in Palo Alto to offer rooftop bar and cafe

==I A rendering of the President's Terrace rooftop bar planned at the Graduate Palo Alto hotel set to open in December. Courtesy Graduate Palo Alto....

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Nov. 11, 2022
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Nov 18, 2022 at 8:15 pm | 7 comments | 11383 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Doppio Zero owners to launch Spanish tapas restaurant in Mountain View

A rendering of Vida, a new tapas restaurant planned at 110 Castro St. in Mountain View. Courtesy Vida. By Kate Bradshaw Vida,...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Nov. 18, 2022
There are no comments yet. 7986 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

A Star is Born - Winter Galette

Here's a perfect appetizer for the holiday season, with extra special flare, but still easy to assemble. Prepare the dough yourself or use frozen pie crust....

Original post made by Laura Stec on Nov. 18, 2022
There are no comments yet. 3779 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

Congratulation to Alta Housing on the Opening of Wilton Court

Shortly the Wilton Court housing project for low-income residents including 21 units for developmentally disabled adults will welcome new residents. Sheryl Klein...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Oct. 23, 2022
Last comment by Paly Grad, on Nov 15, 2022 at 9:48 pm | 7 comments | 6591 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Boichik Bagels to open in Palo Alto Thursday morning

==I Boichik Bagels, a popular Berkeley eatery recognized by the New York Times as being part of a “West Coast bagel boom,” is opening...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Nov. 9, 2022
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Nov 14, 2022 at 11:09 pm | 21 comments | 9375 Views

A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

The power of protest

On Wednesday and Thursday of this past week, I attended the 2022 Global Energy Forum at Stanford, a biennial gathering focused on the...

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Nov. 6, 2022
Last comment by Paly Grad, on Nov 13, 2022 at 8:14 pm | 8 comments | 7922 Views
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