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INVEST & INNOVATE

Parking-My Two Cents

When I moved here in the 1960s parking was not a major problem or headache for residents. I suspect this was true up and down the towns in San Mateo and Santa Clara...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Sep. 27, 2013
Last comment by Garrett, on Oct 1, 2013 at 1:57 pm | 18 comments | 897 Views

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Ad Libs: A farewell show

Sorry to hear that South Bay painter Terri Hill is leaving Viewpoints Gallery in Los Altos, where she's been showing her watercolors for several years. In this uber-cycling-friendly...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Jan. 17, 2013
There are no comments yet. 865 Views

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Ad Libs: Downtown with Bryan Ida

SoCal meets Palo Alto in a new show of 15 paintings by PA native Bryan Ida. On round and rectangular panels, his thick epoxy layers recall his history with Southern...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on May. 29, 2013
There are no comments yet. 790 Views

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'Palo Alto Forest? seeks new digs

Wanted: a new home for a Palo Alto forest. That is, the collection of photos on glass, hung with wood, wire and acrylic, known as the art installation "The Palo...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Apr. 3, 2013
There are no comments yet. 765 Views

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Ad Libs: Harp flash mob!

On this past day of St. Pat, green-wearing, harp-playing musicians suddenly swarmed audience members heading for a show by the California Pops Orchestra at Foothill...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Mar. 19, 2013
There are no comments yet. 695 Views

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Ad Libs: Unforgettable face

Quick. Who do you see? I focused on the glasses lens and saw Lennon right away, but peer in and McCartney's there too. Mountain View artist Jay Hill likes to...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Jun. 7, 2013
There are no comments yet. 669 Views

A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

What can you do with your EV battery?

I have heard from many of you who have EVs and would like to know when you will be able to use your car to power your house during a blackout, charge your laptop...

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Jan. 23, 2022
Last comment by Judy LaRussa, 2 hours ago | 1 comment | 649 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Cocina Central, coming soon to Mountain View

Taco Tuesdays, breakfast quesadillas, coconut flan and micheladas are on their way to Mountain View's San Antonio shopping center. Cocina Central, the brainchild...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 9, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 9, 2014 at 4:19 pm | 1 comment | 646 Views

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Attorneys + art

Palo Alto artist Florence de Bretagne has a team of lawyers backing her up as she creates six big murals at a local school. No, there are no legal issues; these...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Apr. 19, 2013
There are no comments yet. 645 Views

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Ad Libs: The world outside (sort of)

Local art of the day: "Poppies With a View," a bright oil painting by Menlo Park artist Alice Weil. It's the polar opposite of the view I see outside my office window...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Jun. 25, 2013
Last comment by ILUVIT, on Jun 25, 2013 at 4:29 pm | 1 comment | 471 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couple Time and Work Time

I hear couples say they are too busy to spend time together. They work too much. I see long, long work hours in every couple who comes in. And it takes a toll. Couples...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Mar. 9, 2017
There are no comments yet. 445 Views

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Ad Libs: Drawing the past and present

The lights are dim, and some of the images require bend-in, squint-close viewing. Magnifying glasses hang on the walls here and there. We're grateful to find them. It...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Jul. 30, 2013
There are no comments yet. 284 Views

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Ad Libs: 'Mapping Edo'

In our young country, it seems inconceivable that a span of 200-plus years could be just "a period," a fraction of our history. But that's Japan (and most other...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Aug. 22, 2013
There are no comments yet. 274 Views

THINKING ABOUT COLLEGE

Decision Day during a global health pandemic

(written by Lori McCormick) National Decision Day is today. This means that high school students across the country have until the end of the business day commit...

Original post made by John Raftrey and Lori McCormick on May. 1, 2020
There are no comments yet. 253 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

Job growth stronger than previously thought

Yesterday the Bureau of Labor Statistics released final job estimates for the year ending March 2013. These data will be used next year to revise the preliminary...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Sep. 27, 2013
Last comment by stephen levy, on Sep 28, 2013 at 5:50 pm | 2 comments | 239 Views

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Ad Libs: Timber!

When you switch journalism beats, you can usually torch your Rolodex. It's rare that your sources will carry over en masse from, say, the cops beat to the sports...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Sep. 10, 2013
There are no comments yet. 229 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

Reintroducing Myself and This Blog

I want to reintroduce myself and talk a bit about how I see this blog. I came to Palo Alto in 1963 to attend Stanford and have lived in the area since. Nancy and...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Oct. 5, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 5, 2013 at 1:58 pm | 1 comment | 214 Views

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A reading rainbow

If life gives you self-help manuals, make a quilt. Well played, artist Lisa Kokin, who found a bunch of said manuals at a recycling center and gave their spines...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Oct. 8, 2013
There are no comments yet. 94 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Infertility and Miscarriage

It seems that some women can get pregnant so easily (maybe even when they didn’t want to be), sail through the months, and have a nice, healthy baby. I am...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jun. 9, 2016
There are no comments yet. 82 Views

COUPLE'S NET

What Are You Thankful for About Your Partner?

I love Thanksgiving, because it’s about family, friends, and food. It’s a good time to reflect on what we have to be thankful and grateful for. I...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Nov. 24, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2 Views
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