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THE FOOD PARTY!

Free Classes - Growing Tomatoes and Herbs, Cocktail Shrubs

Summer is the season to grow, can, ferment and enjoy. Perfect your skills with these free classes offered by Master Gardeners. Vegetable Gardening in Containers July...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jul. 7, 2023
Last comment by Mondoman, on Jul 8, 2023 at 5:24 pm | 1 comment | 4734 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Any Expiration Date for Sex? Nope.

Most people are squeamish when it comes to thinking about their parents having sex, let alone grandparents. I’m happy to report that the conclusion is that...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jul. 8, 2023
There are no comments yet. 6037 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Summer Fun Around the Bay Area

Looking for more ways to celebrate summer? Here’s a few. The BARn at Flea Street Café Recently opened and just in time to enjoy a sunny...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jun. 29, 2023
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Jul 7, 2023 at 6:31 am | 3 comments | 4838 Views

AN ALTERNATIVE VIEW

Why I changed my mind about abortion

One year ago today, June 24, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned the Roe v. Wade decision and left it up the states to individually decide on abortion. In its Dobbs...

Original post made by Diana Diamond on Jun. 24, 2023
Last comment by Rhoshan Modi, on Jul 4, 2023 at 9:11 am | 56 comments | 7726 Views

A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

What I learned from my high impact yard project

Two years ago I mulched over the back lawn. It was looking increasingly awful with the prolonged drought, and mulching was an easy project. It required only some...

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Jun. 25, 2023
Last comment by Karl A, on Jun 30, 2023 at 5:58 pm | 5 comments | 8078 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Redwood City brewery Ghostwood Beer Company opens downtown taproom

Ghostwood Beer Company's Extra Crispy beer is a light, crispy and effervescent brew. Courtesy Ghostwood Beer Company. ==I By Stephanie...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Jun. 29, 2023
There are no comments yet. 7448 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Palo Alto chocolatier expanding with new downtown cafe

By Julia Brown Chocolates at Shekoh Confections in Palo Alto on March 7, 2022. Photo by Magali Gauthier. Before opening her chocolate...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Jun. 22, 2023
Last comment by Marissa Granderson, on Jun 27, 2023 at 12:42 pm | 4 comments | 8952 Views

AN ALTERNATIVE VIEW

Do People Care?

I recently watched a documentary film on Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers, in which Ellsberg, who copied and released the secret Pentagon Papers to the press,...

Original post made by Diana Diamond on Jun. 14, 2023
Last comment by Jacob Bromley, on Jun 24, 2023 at 12:01 pm | 42 comments | 5745 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Solstice, World Peace Day and World Humanist Day

Ask yourself this question every day: Am I adding peace and respect into the world today? Are you adding peace and respect for yourself every day? At face...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jun. 21, 2023
There are no comments yet. 5394 Views

COUPLE'S NET

National Best Friends Day

June 8 is National Best Friends Day. Who is your best friend? Is your partner your best friend? Do you turn to your partner first with all of your news/concerns/joy/sadness?...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jun. 14, 2023
There are no comments yet. 5587 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

What we're eating: Binka Bites from Millbrae

By Kate Bradshaw Binka Bites are inspired by a rice cake from the Philippines. Photo by Kate Bradshaw. Binka Bites, a dessert...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Jun. 12, 2023
There are no comments yet. 7003 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Marriage Interview #17: They Renew Their Vows Every 5 Years

Summer didn’t believe in love. Her parents divorced when she was 16. Her dad yelled a lot. Mark believed in love. His parents were married for...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jun. 5, 2023
Last comment by Grant Meeker, on Jun 11, 2023 at 2:35 pm | 20 comments | 6329 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Tree Walk: Edible Urban Forest - July 8

What happens when a permaculturist, a chef, and a policy wonk walk into a park? Why, an Edible Tree Walk of course! Edible Tree Walk Saturday, July 8th...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jun. 3, 2023
Last comment by Bill Taylor, on Jun 10, 2023 at 2:33 pm | 6 comments | 4777 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

New Zealand-inspired savory pie bakery coming to Montara

By Kate Bradshaw Sage Bakehouse offers a number of vegan pie varieties. Courtesy Sage Bakehouse. Sage Bakehouse, a savory pie business...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Jun. 7, 2023
Last comment by Bystander, on Jun 10, 2023 at 6:57 am | 1 comment | 4485 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 Sherry Listgarten, on Jun 7, 2023 at 9:39 am | 6 comments | 13901 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

New artisanal croissant shop debuts in Santa Clara

==I A selection of croissants, pastries and other baked goods at Santa Clara's new artisan bakery, Croissanté. Courtesy Kathleen Robinson....

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Jun. 2, 2023
Last comment by Isabel Morales, on Jun 6, 2023 at 3:01 pm | 2 comments | 9441 Views

COUPLE'S NET

It’s ‘International Being You’ Day

It’s good to be you, because everyone else is already taken! The world needs YOU, as you are (and yes, of course all of us have things to learn...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on May. 22, 2023
Last comment by Terri Gentry, on Jun 5, 2023 at 11:20 am | 36 comments | 6778 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Everything Falls – Lessons in Life and Souffle

Did you catch Martha Stewart on Sports Illustrated last week? At 81 years,...

Original post made by Laura Stec on May. 29, 2023
Last comment by Gerard LaPointe, on Jun 3, 2023 at 2:28 pm | 7 comments | 4304 Views

AN ALTERNATIVE VIEW

Bike lanes don’t belong on El Camino!

City officials from Redwood City, Menlo Park, Palo Alto and Mountain View have for years been considering bike lanes on a north-south bicycle route...

Original post made by Diana Diamond on May. 23, 2023
Last comment by kbehroozi, on Jun 2, 2023 at 2:21 pm | 38 comments | 12187 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Los Altos restaurant and lounge closes just months after opening

The Flora lounge and restaurant in Los Altos has closed. Courtesy Flora via Facebook. By Kate Bradshaw Flora, a restaurant and...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on May. 22, 2023
Last comment by stephen levy, on May 29, 2023 at 6:43 pm | 7 comments | 11285 Views
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