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A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

Is artificial turf a good option for our dry climate?

About twenty-five years ago I had a friend who managed one of the landscaping crews at Stanford. After a few years he left to work elsewhere and explained why. “When...

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Aug. 29, 2021
Last comment by Trish+Bubenik+, on Sep 3, 2021 at 4:15 pm | 8 comments | 11148 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Beyond Bali: Warung Siska showcases Indonesian cuisine in Redwood City

Meet the dynamic culinary team sharing high caliber dishes in a low key environment By Sara Hayden To eat at Warung Siska in Redwood City, reservations...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Sep. 3, 2021
Last comment by bill1940, on Sep 3, 2021 at 11:41 am | 1 comment | 6200 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Farm stand safari: Cruising the Coastside for the perfect produce

San Mateo County farmers may spice up their roadside offerings with more fruits, jams, pickles and other snacks By Sara Hayden Cruising the San Mateo...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Sep. 3, 2021
There are no comments yet. 3050 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

SF Gelateria scoops fresh gelato in Redwood City

Mobile gelato shop finds a brick-and-mortar home on the Peninsula By Sara Hayden Redwood City has a new gelato shop with the arrival of SF Gelateria....

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Sep. 3, 2021
There are no comments yet. 4482 Views

COUPLE'S NET

"Breaking the Silence . . . Why Openness About Your Sex Life . . .

. . . is the Best Medicine for Your Health, Relationships, and Overall Happiness" -Moshe Kedan, MD I’m going to share another deeply personal story...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Aug. 27, 2021
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Aug 27, 2021 at 5:47 pm | 2 comments | 12120 Views

A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

The growing appeal of "Buy Nothing" groups

When greenhouse gas emissions are tallied up and reported at the city, state, or country level, they are usually reported based on where the emissions occur. If...

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Aug. 22, 2021
Last comment by Sherry Listgarten, on Aug 27, 2021 at 10:17 am | 6 comments | 7079 Views

AN ALTERNATIVE VIEW

Afghanistan: Why did this all happen?

==I NOTE: American attention the past few days has focused on the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan. Many of our friends and neighbors are talking about what happened....

Original post made by Diana Diamond on Aug. 17, 2021
Last comment by Bystander, on Aug 26, 2021 at 9:06 am | 55 comments | 6541 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Menlo Park's Bistro Vida celebrated as small business of the year

Eat, play, dance: Restaurateur offers space for community to gather By Sara Hayden Bistro Vida in Menlo Park has been recognized as the 13th Senate District's...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Aug. 24, 2021
Last comment by Emily, on Aug 25, 2021 at 3:21 pm | 3 comments | 10222 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Cibele's Ice Cream brings fresh fruit and frozen treats to Menlo Park

Snack on antojitos: Elote con queso, fresas con crema and more By Sara Hayden Be it sweet, savory, spicy or sour (or a combination of the above), Cibele's...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Aug. 20, 2021
Last comment by Nayeli, on Aug 23, 2021 at 10:29 am | 1 comment | 6010 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

New Hawaiian eats in San Bruno: Plate lunch, musubi & more at Diamond Head General Store

Eat your way through Morning Wood's new market with us By Sara Hayden When the door finally swung open, I counted my lucky stars to be in such close...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Aug. 16, 2021
Last comment by Nayeli, on Aug 20, 2021 at 12:15 pm | 1 comment | 5629 Views

COUPLE'S NET

I'm Thinking . . . I'm Not Thinking . . .

-Writing Exercise developed by Natalie Goldberg Dear Readers, I’m going to share an exercise I did while in therapy myself many, many years ago. I hope...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Aug. 20, 2021
Last comment by ElaineB, on Aug 20, 2021 at 7:24 am | 1 comment | 8323 Views

COUPLE'S NET

“Say something once, why say it again?”

-Talking Heads I recently came across two important tools for communication. One of them is STOP – Stop, think, observe, proceed. The second one is from...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Aug. 13, 2021
Last comment by Anne Cavazos, on Aug 20, 2021 at 7:06 am | 7 comments | 5661 Views

A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

Back in the saddle

Hey readers! I’m excited to let you know that this blog will be starting up again next Sunday after a summer hiatus. Since my last post, we’ve experienced...

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Aug. 15, 2021
Last comment by Gail+Sredanovic, on Aug 19, 2021 at 10:21 am | 12 comments | 4701 Views

AN ALTERNATIVE VIEW

An almost impossible election?

IF Gov. Gavin Newsom is recalled during the upcoming Sept. 14 special election, voters face a ridiculous situation: choosing one of 46 candidates running to become...

Original post made by Diana Diamond on Aug. 11, 2021
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Aug 18, 2021 at 10:28 pm | 29 comments | 5656 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Urban resort meets Michelin stars at Mountain View's Shashi Hotel

Chez TJ alums launch Emerald Hour with Iberian-inspired fare and fresh cocktails By Sara Hayden Justin Rodriguez and Jarad Gallagher were on the hunt....

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Aug. 13, 2021
There are no comments yet. 6363 Views

COUPLE'S NET

“A perfect marriage is just two imperfect people who won't give up on each other.”

Thanks, Kate Stewart, for that quote. No one is perfect. Shooting for perfection takes too much time and energy away from your life. Do things very well; care...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Aug. 6, 2021
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Aug 13, 2021 at 10:59 am | 5 comments | 7480 Views

AN ALTERNATIVE VIEW

Just What Is Sexual Harassment Today?

I don’t know what our society thinks sexual harassment is these days. Our standards seem to change over time, and what was “permissible,” say 20...

Original post made by Diana Diamond on Aug. 5, 2021
Last comment by Harold Beasley, on Aug 11, 2021 at 7:17 am | 37 comments | 5361 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Beloved Silicon Valley institution Buck's of Woodside goes up for auction — as an NFT

What is the digital replica of the quirky restaurant & tech meetup mecca worth? The first bidder says $250,000 By Sara Hayden On a Monday morning,...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Aug. 5, 2021
Last comment by Dennis, on Aug 9, 2021 at 4:07 pm | 1 comment | 11271 Views

AN ALTERNATIVE VIEW

I am a covid coward – and also angry at anti-vaxxers

The reason I obtained my covid shot the second day it was locally available was because I am a coward. I don’t want to suffer through the corona virus --a...

Original post made by Diana Diamond on Jul. 27, 2021
Last comment by Kristy Keenham, on Aug 4, 2021 at 1:24 pm | 65 comments | 16099 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Feeling peckish? This ghost kitchen churns out fried chicken and churros

SSF Chickenbox restaurant becomes a Respectable Bird in South San Francisco by Sara Hayden A mammoth warehouse stands before me in South San Francisco....

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Jul. 28, 2021
There are no comments yet. 3906 Views
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