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A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

Palo Alto's bold proposal to jumpstart home electrification

Six years ago Palo Alto set a goal to reduce city emissions to 80%...

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Sep. 25, 2022
Last comment by Larry, 12 hours ago | 22 comments | 5414 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Peninsula cidermaker and taproom Redwood Coast Cider is shutting down Oct. 1

Redwood Coast Cider has announced it plans to close its taproom and its last day will be Oct. 1. (Photo by Magali Gauthier) ==I By Kate...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Sep. 30, 2022
There are no comments yet. 1031 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

James Beard Award winning chef Traci Des Jardins' restaurant el Alto abruptly closes its doors in Los Altos months after highly anticipated opening

By Julia Brown ==I El Alto partner and chef Traci Des Jardins and chef de cuisine Robert Hurtado in the Los Altos restaurant on March 15....

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Sep. 24, 2022
Last comment by MVresident2003, 18 hours ago | 14 comments | 9191 Views

AN ALTERNATIVE VIEW

Is Palo Alto Utilities ready for our increasing demand for more electricity?

The city wants Palo Altans to have all-electric homes. Can the Utilities Dept. even handle an increased demand? That’s the question I’ve been asking several...

Original post made by Diana Diamond on Sep. 26, 2022
Last comment by Mildred Johnson, 20 hours ago | 8 comments | 2135 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

The Benefits of Adding Market-Rate Housing in Palo Alto

Adding housing for residents who make more than 120% of the area median income is the largest component (2,621 of 6,086) or over 40% of Palo Alto’s RHNA housing...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Sep. 22, 2022
Last comment by Native to the BAY, on Sep 29, 2022 at 5:10 pm | 14 comments | 2071 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

A restaurant tucked away in a downtown Palo Alto nonprofit is reopening for the first time since COVID

==I Chef Julien Cellier shows staff members how to make the prosciutto sandwich that will be for sale at The Redwood at Avenidas on Sept. 27. Photo...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Sep. 29, 2022
There are no comments yet. 1912 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

New sushi restaurant and steakhouse coming to Palo Alto in 2023

==I A rendering of the exterior of the new Sushi Roku restaurant in the works, set to open in 2023 at the Stanford Shopping Center in Palo Alto....

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Sep. 28, 2022
Last comment by Mac Jones, on Sep 29, 2022 at 12:51 pm | 5 comments | 2351 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Hold my stein: Here’s your guide to Oktoberfest 2022 around the Peninsula

By Zack Fernandes ==I Gourmet Haus Staudt is among the local restaurants and bars hosting Oktoberfest events this year. (Photo by Michelle...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Sep. 9, 2022
Last comment by Greta sacchi, on Sep 28, 2022 at 11:18 pm | 1 comment | 3721 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

‘We have a diet that is literally killing us.’ Why Frances Moore Lappé’s groundbreaking ‘Diet for a Small Planet’ is more relevant than ever

By Kate Bradshaw Lappé talks about the intersection of democracy and food systems and the impact of her first book 50 years later ahead of a San...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Sep. 2, 2022
Last comment by Greta sacchi, on Sep 28, 2022 at 10:39 pm | 1 comment | 2871 Views

AN ALTERNATIVE VIEW

The capabilities I seek in our city council candidates

One of the most important civic acts Palo Alto residents have to do is choose who they want to serve on the city council. This week the Palo Alto Weekly had a...

Original post made by Diana Diamond on Sep. 15, 2022
Last comment by Ashley Davis, on Sep 25, 2022 at 1:08 pm | 19 comments | 2738 Views

A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

How my 80-year-old parents electrified their Foster City townhouse

My parents Eileen and Max live in a 52-year-old townhouse in Foster City. Up until a few years ago they drove a gas car, heated their home with a gas-powered furnace,...

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Sep. 18, 2022
Last comment by eileen , on Sep 25, 2022 at 10:58 am | 12 comments | 10869 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

San Bruno Wins Food Trend Craze with First Plant-Based Gas Mart

We interrupt our regularly scheduled program to bring you something super fun from the hood.

Original post made by Laura Stec on Sep. 24, 2022
Last comment by Mike Taylor, on Sep 25, 2022 at 9:37 am |
2 comments | 2871 Views

COUPLE'S NET

How Much Time do You Spend Outdoors?

I’ve been spending a lot more time outdoors, walking, exploring and going on adventures. I’ve noticed I feel better physically and emotionally since...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Sep. 24, 2022
There are no comments yet. 2232 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Ditch the dining hall: Here are 16 spots near Peninsula colleges that are easy on the wallet

The shrimp taco at Sancho’s Taqueria. (Photo by Veronica Weber) By Kate Bradshaw For Peninsula college students, back-to-school...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Sep. 22, 2022
There are no comments yet. 3220 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Scratch-Cooking Returning to Palo Alto Schools

Anyone out there remember the cafeteria ladies making school lunch? Readers over 50 years (maybe even 40?) might recall this daily ritual with long-lost nostalgia....

Original post made by Laura Stec on Sep. 15, 2022
Last comment by MyFeelz, on Sep 22, 2022 at 2:35 pm | 3 comments | 2644 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

New State of Mind pizzeria location in Redwood City to highlight restaurant's 'Almost Famous' fried chicken sandwich

==I The 'Almost Famous' fried chicken sandwich is made with gluten-free flour for the breading on the chicken and comes with pickled Fresno peppers...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Sep. 19, 2022
Last comment by Mondoman, on Sep 22, 2022 at 10:41 am | 3 comments | 1594 Views

A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

We should not be operating our power grid via text alert, and other observations from the past few days

Well, that was an interesting few days. Our electric service should work quietly in the background. Instead it made headlines nearly every day. At times it appeared...

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Sep. 9, 2022
Last comment by Westbrook, on Sep 21, 2022 at 10:34 pm | 19 comments | 4509 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Where is Your Focus?

Readers, please follow along with this exercise: 1. Off the top of your head, jot down the 3-5 immediate answers that popped into your head. 2. Now, look at...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Sep. 17, 2022
Last comment by MyFeelz, on Sep 21, 2022 at 2:26 pm | 2 comments | 2523 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

The Benefits of Selective Height Increases for Housing Projects

The staff report for the PTC June meeting on Housing Element update programs suggested and PTC adopted some proposed height limit increases for housing on the Stanford...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Jul. 9, 2022
Last comment by Beverly Yount, on Sep 17, 2022 at 11:30 am | 5 comments | 3816 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

What we’re drinking: Tiki time

==I Devin's tiki-inspired cocktail recipe Bay Winds has seven ingredients, including gold rum, dry vermouth and fresh lime juice. (Photo by Devin...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Sep. 16, 2022
There are no comments yet. 1949 Views
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James Beard Award winning chef Traci Des Jardins' restaurant el Alto abruptly closes its doors in Los Altos months after highly anticipated opening
By The Peninsula Foodist | 14 comments | 9,191 views

Palo Alto's bold proposal to jumpstart home electrification
By Sherry Listgarten | 22 comments | 5,414 views

San Bruno Wins Food Trend Craze with First Plant-Based Gas Mart
By Laura Stec | 2 comments | 2,871 views

How Much Time do You Spend Outdoors?
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 2,232 views

Is Palo Alto Utilities ready for our increasing demand for more electricity?
By Diana Diamond | 8 comments | 2,135 views