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INVEST & INNOVATE

Sharing A Column About a Brilliant Teacher Idea

My wife found this article and everyone we have showed it to has gone wow including our friend in the Ravenswood School District who will share it there. Glennon...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Feb. 17, 2018
Last comment by Anon, 1 hour ago | 3 comments | 408 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

A fast approaching birthday

As our youngest approaches her first birthday, I'm trying to soak up as much of her last weeks as a baby as I can. And she is trying to become a toddler as quickly...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Feb. 17, 2018
There are no comments yet. 105 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

San Francisco's Kristian Cosentino to open Mountain View wine bar

The owner of two San Francisco cocktail bars is expanding to the Midpeninsula, with plans to open a wine bar on Mountain View's Castro Street. Kristian Cosentino,...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Feb. 14, 2018
Last comment by WINEFAN, on Feb 16, 2018 at 4:46 pm | 1 comment | 3972 Views

STORIES OF HOPE

One Woman's Vision to Empower Breast Cancer Survivors

Lynae Dodson, founder of I'm Taking Charge. In 2015, Lynae Dodson’s mother finished the most difficult fight of her life: a battle...

Original post made by Aldis Petriceks on Jan. 2, 2018
Last comment by anita, on Feb 16, 2018 at 9:21 am | 13 comments | 2935 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Coffee shop opens in Palo Alto's Barron Park neighborhood

Baron Barista, a new cafe serving third-wave coffee from local roasters, is soft opening Friday, Jan. 26, in Palo Alto's Barron Park neighborhood. The coffee...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 26, 2018
Last comment by BL, on Feb 16, 2018 at 8:23 am | 6 comments | 5010 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Toys that bridge the gap

Our oldest child is going to start kindergarten in the fall and our youngest is learning how to stand up. There's less than 5 years difference between our oldest...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Feb. 10, 2018
Last comment by Cheryl Bac, on Feb 11, 2018 at 6:03 pm | 2 comments | 934 Views

STORIES OF HOPE

The Cost of Service

In a gently-lit room, there he laid: a man, seeking comfort in hospice after a long battle with terminal cancer. Oxygen tubes and intravenous ports were his markings...

Original post made by Aldis Petriceks on Jan. 16, 2018
Last comment by punjabi Song Lyrics, on Feb 10, 2018 at 3:01 am | 3 comments | 1692 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Edible Education

January was quiet. Do minds just move slower in January? I’ve certainly been a quiet writer since Spain. Started

Original post made by Laura Stec on Feb. 8, 2018
Last comment by danieltjan, on Feb 9, 2018 at 10:06 am |
1 comment | 1345 Views

STORIES OF HOPE

Of Illness and Identity: A Woman's Battle With Acute Myelogenous Leukemia

In times of comfort and consistency, we humans are prone to believing something of a half-truth. Our interests and ambitions are seen clearly, focused onto a yet-unmaterialized...

Original post made by Aldis Petriceks on Dec. 18, 2017
Last comment by brock, on Feb 7, 2018 at 3:19 pm | 7 comments | 2609 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Solo in Spain

There's never been a better time to be single -CNN Google the link...It's a story about...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jan. 9, 2018
Last comment by kevinbennett, on Feb 6, 2018 at 1:44 pm | 5 comments | 2595 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Three Years Since Mom Died

It’s been three years since mom died. I still miss her very much. I also feel her love for me and mine for her in my heart so strongly that it transcends her...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jan. 26, 2018
Last comment by David Verns, on Feb 5, 2018 at 2:22 pm | 5 comments | 1830 Views

DEEP MENLO

Willow-Gate, and Safe Routes to School

I. Willow-Gate Atherton VC Gary Lauder seems upset, and with good reason. He’s upset at the Willows B & B (Boondoggle & Bottleneck)...

Original post made by Stuart Soffer on Jan. 10, 2018
Last comment by community concerns, on Feb 4, 2018 at 7:50 pm | 7 comments | 844 Views

STORIES OF HOPE

Community Revisited, Part One: Would I Raise a Family in Palo Alto?

==I These past few weeks, I have thought quite a bit about community. I've been attending Bible studies and discussions at Stanford, specifically focused on community;...

Original post made by Aldis Petriceks on Jan. 29, 2018
Last comment by pa Native, on Feb 3, 2018 at 10:54 pm | 14 comments | 3153 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Couples: What’s Important about Valentine’s Day?

I’m going to share some thoughts about what is and is not important about Valentine’s Day. This is not a complete list. Add your thoughts and ideas as...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Feb. 1, 2018
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Feb 1, 2018 at 3:52 pm | 2 comments | 1681 Views

STORIES OF HOPE

In the Uncertainty of Chronic Illness, A Young Woman Finds Reasons to Live

When Jennifer Thompson’s ribs began to crack, people started taking her seriously. By that time, Thompson – now twenty-two – was eighteen years...

Original post made by Aldis Petriceks on Nov. 6, 2017
Last comment by Birdnscrap, on Feb 1, 2018 at 1:04 am | 9 comments | 5363 Views

STORIES OF HOPE

Reflections on Death, Suffering, and the Beauty in Hospice Care

I spend much of my time as so many do: obsessed. Obsessed over success, over recognition, over comfort. I feel no guilt over these fixations, as...

Original post made by Aldis Petriceks on Dec. 4, 2017
Last comment by Dolores Claesson, on Feb 1, 2018 at 12:26 am | 9 comments | 7672 Views

STORIES OF HOPE

Twenty Years in the Sixties: How an Alcoholic Hippie Became a Self-Giving Servant

Left: Andy Burnham in 1978. Right: Burnham today. Looking out toward a sunny Autumn morning in Palo Alto, Andy Burnham described his moment...

Original post made by Aldis Petriceks on Nov. 20, 2017
Last comment by maaia, on Jan 31, 2018 at 6:09 am | 8 comments | 4520 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Tips for the Best Latkes

Laura loves latkes! Crispy yet pillowy-soft. Salty with touch of sweet. They hit all my culinary triggers. If they do the same for you, come check out the ==I...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Dec. 9, 2017
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Jan 29, 2018 at 6:12 pm | 8 comments | 2941 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Summer Camp Fair

Parents Place holds a special place in my heart. When we originally moved to the Bay Area we lived in Palo Alto for a couple of...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Jan. 26, 2018
Last comment by Lonnie, on Jan 28, 2018 at 7:40 am | 1 comment | 1051 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

1 Oz. Coffee opens in Mountain View

A new coffee shop is slinging espresso drinks and pastries at 650 Castro St. in downtown Mountain View. 1 Oz. Coffee opened in Suite 130 in early January, said...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jan. 16, 2018
Last comment by Elena Kadvany, on Jan 27, 2018 at 4:42 pm | 2 comments | 3499 Views
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San Francisco's Kristian Cosentino to open Mountain View wine bar
By Elena Kadvany | 1 comment | 3,972 views

Couples: Engaged on Valentine’s Day! Topics to Discuss
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 2,509 views

Sharing A Column About a Brilliant Teacher Idea
By Steve Levy | 3 comments | 408 views