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A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

Everything you've always wanted to know ...

… about how global warming works but were afraid to ask For the next few blog posts, I thought it would be interesting to cover some of the basic science...

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Jun. 16, 2019
Last comment by hottest years since 2012?, 7 hours ago | 7 comments | 639 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Cap On? Cap Off? Recycling Bottles is Confusing

Befuddling Recycling Conundrum…. “Little plastics” have been in the news a lot lately, things like straws, pens, and coffee pods, which are...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jun. 14, 2019
Last comment by Trick Or Treat, 7 hours ago | 20 comments | 928 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Taiwanese street food chain expanding to San Mateo

Shihlin Taiwan Street Snacks has set its sights on its next Bay Area location: downtown San Mateo. The international chain is set to open at 142 E. 3rd Ave. (former...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 17, 2019
There are no comments yet. 463 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Nationally renowned Indian restaurant expanding to Palo Alto

Anu and Vikram Bhambri operate modern Indian restaurants in San Francisco, New York City, Chicago, New Delhi -- and come this fall, downtown Palo Alto. They're...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 11, 2019
Last comment by Vinob Chandra, 8 hours ago | 3 comments | 2849 Views

A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

Summer travel: Is anything changing?

In the midst of this record-setting early June heat, following...

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Jun. 11, 2019
Last comment by Sherry Listgarten, 9 hours ago | 14 comments | 1276 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Dig into pounds of crawfish at new Mountain View restaurant

Throw on a bib and dig into a bag of crawfish at Crawfish Bros, newly opened at 124 Castro St. in downtown Mountain View. The restaurant recently replaced

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 31, 2019
Last comment by best carpet cleaner, 18 hours ago |
17 comments | 6972 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: Increase in Parental Romance = Happier Kids, Too

As parents, many of you spend a lot of time and energy thinking about what's best for your kids. In many families, kids are prioritized above one's partner. I believe...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jun. 7, 2019
Last comment by DKHSK, on Jun 14, 2019 at 10:45 am | 5 comments | 2035 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Chick-fil-A is opening in Redwood City. Will protesters drive the controversial chain away?

Fast-food chain Chick-fil-A's stance on gay rights has stirred up controversy throughout the country -- boycotts, LGBTQ "kiss ins," lawsuits -- and now,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 6, 2019
Last comment by The City, on Jun 14, 2019 at 9:08 am | 31 comments | 3130 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

How Can We Fund Below Market Rate Housing for Low and Moderate Income Residents in the Region?

Most residents agree that the greatest housing shortages are with below market rate housing reserved for low and low/moderate income residents. This is true even...

Original post made by Steve Levy on May. 13, 2019
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jun 13, 2019 at 8:16 pm | 35 comments | 2494 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Swimming with the kids

When I think about summer, I think about swimming. When I was growing up my grandparents had a cottage on a lake and I loved swimming there during the summer. ...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Jun. 10, 2019
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Jun 13, 2019 at 7:43 pm | 2 comments | 687 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Natural wine bar Salvaje opens in Palo Alto

Natural, small-production wines from France to Chile, Sonoma to the Willamette Valley are on the menu at Salvaje in downtown Palo Alto, the city's first dedicated...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 13, 2019
There are no comments yet. 1629 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Europe meets Norcal at Backhaus' new bakery in San Mateo

Anne Moser was yearning for home when she made her first sourdough starter. Moser had left her native Germany to move with her husband Robert to Daly City, a...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 12, 2019
There are no comments yet. 1276 Views

A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

Power Outages: Are You Ready?

We are reducing greenhouse gas emissions by switching from gas to electric power. We have electric cars, trucks and buses, space heating, water heating, industrial...

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on May. 26, 2019
Last comment by Sherry Listgarten, on Jun 10, 2019 at 11:08 pm | 22 comments | 2121 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Palo Alto Korean restaurant Maum snags first Michelin star

Maum, which brought modern, high-end Korean dining the Peninsula last summer, has won its first Michelin star, joining a small but growing group of South Bay restaurants...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 3, 2019
Last comment by Eater, on Jun 10, 2019 at 7:29 pm | 5 comments | 2638 Views

A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

The Grid Next Door

A post or two ago I wondered what you are doing about power outages. Some of you...

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Jun. 5, 2019
Last comment by Sherry Listgarten, on Jun 10, 2019 at 3:22 pm | 11 comments | 1779 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Palo Alto's longtime Pizza Chicago to relocate

After nearly three decades of serving deep-dish pizza in Palo Alto, Pizza Chicago is relocating. A three-story mixed-use project has been proposed for the site...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 8, 2019
Last comment by Craig, on Jun 10, 2019 at 12:01 pm | 12 comments | 5494 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Peek inside the fine-dining Selby's, opening in Redwood City this summer

Beef Wellington carved table-side, a roving martini cart, thousands of vintage wines, valet parking -- Selby's, the latest restaurant project from the local Bacchus...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 17, 2019
Last comment by Adam, on Jun 8, 2019 at 5:56 pm | 12 comments | 7720 Views

A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

The Best Time to Charge an EV

I was talking with my mom the other day about electric cars. Since I’d just written a blog post on our power grid, I reminded her not to charge her EV in the...

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on May. 12, 2019
Last comment by Sherry Listgarten, on Jun 7, 2019 at 4:56 pm | 24 comments | 3106 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Local Flavor – Berries and the Riviera

U-Pick Berries It’s time to head back to Webb Ranch in Portola Valley for U-Pick berry season....

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jun. 7, 2019
There are no comments yet. 1417 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Fenn Coffee opens inside Willows Market in Menlo Park

You can now get your morning coffee fix at The Willows Market in Menlo Park, where a new small-batch coffee bar has launched. Fenn Coffee is run by

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 11, 2019
Last comment by Dhaval, on Jun 7, 2019 at 8:59 am |
2 comments | 2778 Views
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Nationally renowned Indian restaurant expanding to Palo Alto
By Elena Kadvany | 3 comments | 2,849 views

Summer travel: Is anything changing?
By Sherry Listgarten | 14 comments | 1,276 views

Premarital and Couples: "Our Deepest Fear" by Marianne Williamson
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,054 views

Cap On? Cap Off? Recycling Bottles is Confusing
By Laura Stec | 20 comments | 928 views

Swimming with the kids
By Cheryl Bac | 2 comments | 687 views