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Palo Alto Measures E, F and Z

I will vote yes on Z the school bond proposal and yes (reluctantly) on E the hotel tax increase for infrastructure/ I will vote no on Measure F asking Palo Alto...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Oct. 12, 2018
Last comment by NO on Measure Z, Approve a Better Bond, on Nov 3, 2018 at 8:01 pm | 8 comments | 5842 Views


The most common restaurant health violation in Santa Clara County? Vermin.

In the last six months, four restaurants in Mountain View and five in Palo Alto were shut down by the Santa Clara County Department of Environmental Health due to...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 25, 2018
Last comment by hilary, on Oct 31, 2018 at 11:18 am | 2 comments | 3913 Views


ACK! You Still Need Food For the Halloween Party!

I spent the day cooking for Riley and Sammy’s Halloween Party. Here’s the menu. Halloween Twice Baked Potatoes Mummies...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Oct. 30, 2018
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Oct 30, 2018 at 6:24 pm | 1 comment | 2147 Views


'Brand new and same old:' Woodside Deli reopens in Redwood City

Longtime sandwich favorite Woodside Deli officially reopened in Redwood City Thursday after

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 26, 2018
Last comment by Kevin Thompson, on Oct 28, 2018 at 6:22 pm |
3 comments | 5367 Views


Time to Send a Message

Of sadness, solidarity and support to our brothers and sisters in Squirrel Hill and Jewish communities everywhere And follow George Will and Tom Friedman in saying whatever...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Oct. 27, 2018
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Food Party! SOS

Boo Food Partiers! I have to SOS on y’all. The Halloween menu includes Sliced Steak Sliders with Peppercorn Sauce. Flank steak? Hanger steak? What...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Oct. 19, 2018
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Oct 24, 2018 at 10:48 pm | 10 comments | 2784 Views


Mountain View's Hangen Szechuan to close after 25 years

After more than two decades in the restaurant business, the owner of Hangen Szechuan in downtown Mountain View has decided to retire. Kent Yu will close his...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Sep. 24, 2018
Last comment by Unkown, on Oct 22, 2018 at 5:34 pm | 5 comments | 7622 Views


Couples: A Relationship Test . . .

. . . try riding a tandem bicycle with your partner. My husband and I got a tandem over the weekend. We test drove it in a parking lot. Within 30 seconds it was...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Oct. 18, 2018
Last comment by menlo mom, on Oct 22, 2018 at 5:26 pm | 2 comments | 3517 Views


Redwood City gets new brewery

Two local beer lovers have opened Ghostwood Beer Co. at 965 Brewster Ave. in Redwood City, serving traditional American craft-style...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 15, 2018
Last comment by Enjoy it, on Oct 18, 2018 at 1:54 pm | 11 comments | 9711 Views


Calafia closes in Palo Alto: 'The costs were greater than the take'

Google's first-ever chef, Charlie Ayers, closed Calafia Cafe this week after nine years of serving farm-to-table California cuisine at Town & Country Village...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Aug. 26, 2018
Last comment by easong, on Oct 17, 2018 at 9:32 pm | 44 comments | 18058 Views


Local Flavor – Lakes and Larders (part one)

Every so often I stumble upon a Bay Area hidden jewel; a place I’ve never been to where I find myself asking, “Why has no one ever said to go here?” ==B...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Oct. 8, 2018
Last comment by Lauralies, on Oct 15, 2018 at 8:33 pm | 10 comments | 2638 Views


Los Altos' Voyageur du Temps closes

Voyageur du Temps has closed after four-and-a-half years of serving French and Japanese pastries in Los Altos. The 288 1st St. bakery closed on Sept. 18, according...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 11, 2018
Last comment by Nutmac, on Oct 12, 2018 at 6:57 pm | 4 comments | 5562 Views


I Will Vote No on Prop 10

Some residents locally and throughout the region have experienced very large rent increases in recent years. These increases often create emotional and financial...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Oct. 5, 2018
Last comment by Class Act, on Oct 12, 2018 at 8:51 am | 83 comments | 5378 Views


How To: Chickens, Compost and Fall Gardening

Backyard Chicken Basics Date: September 15, 2018 Time: 10:00-12:00pm Location: Lyngso Garden Materials, Inc. , 345 Shoreway Road, San Carlos,...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Aug. 31, 2018
Last comment by Elle, on Oct 12, 2018 at 12:33 am | 2 comments | 4271 Views


Korean barbecue chain coming to Mountain View

UPDATE: Gen Korean BBQ House opened on Thursday, Nov. 9, according to a Facebook post from the restaurant. Gen...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 4, 2018
Last comment by David, on Oct 11, 2018 at 9:22 pm | 4 comments | 5775 Views


Couples: Retirement Hot Potato!

The top three issues couples have are about sex, money and power. So today I’m going to write about money, specifically retirement. So much of the help you...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Aug. 31, 2018
Last comment by carolinewarren, on Oct 11, 2018 at 6:39 am | 1 comment | 4862 Views


The Midwife and the Baker quietly selling bread in Mountain View

Wednesday through Saturday, from 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Peninsulans can buy The Midwife and the Baker's fresh-milled sourdough breads and viennoiseries in Mountain...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 13, 2018
Last comment by Mary B, on Oct 10, 2018 at 9:31 am | 1 comment | 6014 Views


Paris Baguette opens in Mountain View

Paris Baguette has opened its doors at 317 Castro St. in downtown Mountain View. The opening comes two years after the international bakery chain took over the...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 2, 2018
Last comment by pogo, on Oct 9, 2018 at 2:23 pm | 8 comments | 6042 Views


Oak + Violet to open in Menlo Park hotel

Oak + Violet, the restaurant inside Menlo Park's new Park James Hotel, will open for dinner on Monday, Oct. 8. The

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 5, 2018
Last comment by to kali, on Oct 6, 2018 at 2:28 pm |
1 comment | 5347 Views


Buy Your Pumpkins On The Coast

It’s an annual outing at the Stec house to head to the coast and buy pumpkins for the season. Half Moon Bay and the San Mateo coast look great right now...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Oct. 1, 2018
Last comment by Options without the commercialism, on Oct 5, 2018 at 11:05 am | 2 comments | 3324 Views
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