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TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

One more year

Our oldest has one more year until he starts Kindergarten. Some of our friends started this year, so I get to hear what they think helped their kids adjust and...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Sep. 18, 2017
Last comment by sidd, 4 hours ago | 2 comments | 273 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Fambrini's temporarily closes, to move next door

What seems to have been Palo Alto's only rooftop cafe has closed, albeit temporarily, with Fambrini's Terrace Cafe moving to a new location next door on El Camino...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 6, 2017
Last comment by sidd, 4 hours ago | 3 comments | 5405 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Toys can take forever to assemble

Last night my husband and son spent about two hours assembling a new toy. If either my husband or I had put it together without our son, I'm sure it would have...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Oct. 28, 2015
Last comment by kids ride wild, 5 hours ago | 6 comments | 4790 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

A toy that tries to bridge the gap

My husband and I waited to find out whether my son was going to be a boy or a girl until the day he was born. This meant our nursery had lots of white, yellow and...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Nov. 7, 2013
Last comment by kids ride wild, 6 hours ago | 5 comments | 26722 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

QBB opens in Mountain View

Ribs, brisket, pastrami and other barbecue fare is on the menu of

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Sep. 15, 2017
Last comment by Nayeli, 10 hours ago |
9 comments | 2718 Views

ON A ROLL

Menlo Goodbye

When your wife asks, without an ounce of irony, what to do with medicine that expired in 1986...you know you are really moving. Thing is, in 1986 Menlo Park already...

Original post made by Paul Bendix on Apr. 13, 2015
Last comment by DELHI FEMALE ESCORT, 16 hours ago | 15 comments | 7104 Views

INSIDE EAST SIDE

At the mercy of developers and their allies in City Hall

Facebook just announced bigger plans for their properties on the edge of Belle Haven that include a hotel and more office buildings. Buildings that could reach heights...

Original post made by Martin Lamarque on Jul. 20, 2015
Last comment by Alisha, on Sep 18, 2017 at 3:17 am | 24 comments | 6587 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Grandparents Day

Some years Grandparents Day sneaks up on me. It gets lost in the end of the summer/beginning of the school year rush and two of our family's birthday celebrations. For...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Sep. 12, 2017
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Sep 17, 2017 at 5:37 pm | 4 comments | 832 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

What local restaurants do you miss the most?

In light of the seemingly endless ebb and flow of restaurant closures and openings on the Peninsula, from years-long standbys to short-lived stints, I've long wanted...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 2, 2014
Last comment by marilyn, on Sep 16, 2017 at 7:53 pm | 39 comments | 20931 Views

THINKING ABOUT COLLEGE

Ten Steps to Get Started with Financial Aid

(Written by John Raftrey) This blog inspired by a comment from a Palo Verde "Parent" posted last week! The blog post is to get you started. I recommend you also...

Original post made by John Raftrey and Lori McCormick on Sep. 14, 2014
Last comment by peter, on Sep 15, 2017 at 2:35 pm | 6 comments | 14219 Views

THINKING ABOUT COLLEGE

Road Trip to Oregon Colleges

(Written by John Raftrey) A few weeks ago I spent time touring five Oregon colleges with a busload of independent college counselors with the Higher Education...

Original post made by John Raftrey and Lori McCormick on Jul. 2, 2014
Last comment by Parent of high schoolers, on Sep 14, 2017 at 10:10 pm | 2 comments | 17117 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Time to Say Goodbye

You Dirty Little Thing. We’ve been together for so long. I remember when we first...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Sep. 7, 2017
Last comment by 19th Century Man, on Sep 14, 2017 at 4:31 pm | 19 comments | 2714 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Palo Altan to open brew-and-pizza focused restaurant in Los Altos

Palo Alto native Lars Smith, who has worked in and around restaurants since he was a teenager, will open State of Mind Public House, an homage to California beer...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 5, 2017
Last comment by Another reader, on Sep 13, 2017 at 9:55 am | 7 comments | 28462 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Fall food-and-drink goings on

Festivals, Oktoberfest, wine tastings -- it's fall on the Midpeninsula, and that means an abundance of food-and-drink events. Check out a non-exhaustive list below,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Sep. 7, 2017
Last comment by Elena Kadvany, on Sep 12, 2017 at 7:22 am | 3 comments | 2578 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Opening alert: Teaspoon in Palo Alto

Midtown Palo Alto now has a new milk-tea option, with the recent opening of Teaspoon at 2675 Middlefield Road. The mini Bay Area chain, which serves Taiwanese...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Sep. 6, 2017
Last comment by parent, on Sep 11, 2017 at 10:32 am | 5 comments | 2630 Views

COUPLE'S NET

I Finished my Novel: Connect Two Hearts, and Musings

Thank you all for reading the excerpts I posted these last few months. I really appreciate the title suggestions you gave, too. I submitted Connect Two Hearts...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Sep. 7, 2017
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Sep 11, 2017 at 9:28 am | 2 comments | 1377 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

The President's Proposals for Legal Immigration Reform are Bad Economic Policy

President Trump has proposed to reform the legal immigration system by: --restricting family based immigration --keeping the 140,000 labor market based admissions...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Aug. 2, 2017
Last comment by Sanctimonious City, on Sep 10, 2017 at 7:18 pm | 38 comments | 3275 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Grab the Gazpacho

It’s going to be hot this weekend. Looks like California tomatoes are finally getting the preferred temperatures mentioned in

Original post made by Laura Stec on Sep. 1, 2017
Last comment by blatt, on Sep 7, 2017 at 6:35 pm |
6 comments | 2022 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

More poké coming to Mountain View

More poké, more problems. Downtown Mountain View is getting another build-your-own poké joint with the opening of Poke Bar inside Ava’s Market...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Oct. 27, 2015
Last comment by BrianDiema, on Sep 7, 2017 at 6:18 pm | 22 comments | 15266 Views

DEEP MENLO

A New York City Moment

Two weeks ago Susan and I left on an early flight for NYC on early in the morning and arrived late afternoon at JFK Airport. We were headed for...

Original post made by Stuart Soffer on Aug. 31, 2017
Last comment by Brielle, on Sep 7, 2017 at 2:15 pm | 1 comment | 702 Views
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QBB opens in Mountain View
By Elena Kadvany | 9 comments | 2,718 views

Legacy
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 894 views

Grandparents Day
By Cheryl Bac | 4 comments | 832 views

Become a Master Gardener - Deadline Sept 21
By Laura Stec | 0 comments | 814 views

 

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