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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 Brandon Sanchez, 6 minutes ago | 7 comments | 14286 Views

HEY TECH!

Smart Phone Opens Smart Lock Developed at Historic Byte Store Site

My new car starts when I push a button. If the car key is with me, I can get into my car, drive and lock it. The car stereo plays podcasts, playlists or albums from...

Original post made by Angela Hey on Apr. 21, 2016
Last comment by Yahoo Support, 1 hour ago | 26 comments | 7869 Views

BIKE FUN

Keep It Local on Bike to Shop Day

There's more to practical cycling than bike commuting on Bike to Work Day on May 8. The whole month of May is National Bike Month and you'll find a full calendar...

Original post made by Janet Lafleur on Apr. 25, 2014
Last comment by Jaipur Escorts , 1 hour ago | 83 comments | 46322 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 jacksmith0808, 3 hours ago | 3 comments | 1467 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Become a Master Gardener - Deadline Sept 21

Become a UC Master Gardener - Application Deadline is September 21! The UCCE San Mateo and San Francisco Master Gardener Program is now...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Sep. 15, 2017
Last comment by Huh?, 4 hours ago | 17 comments | 1266 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 Sadie, 5 hours ago | 8 comments | 28533 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 Juan, 9 hours ago | 20 comments | 2806 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 Eater, 12 hours ago |
12 comments | 4118 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Palo Alto: Bon Vivant to be replaced by bakery

Downtown Palo Alto has lost a French restaurant but will soon gain a bakery with the opening of Tuts Bakery & Cafe at 535 Bryant St., the former home of Bon...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 17, 2017
Last comment by Happy, 13 hours ago | 12 comments | 7326 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

The Chickery coming to Palo Alto

A Washington D.C.-based chicken franchise will be opening its first West Coast location in Palo Alto this summer, the company announced Wednesday. The Chickery...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on May. 10, 2017
Last comment by tom k, 16 hours ago | 13 comments | 7239 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Attraction to a Person Outside Your Relationship

“It was not [a summons . . . it was simply a desire to escape from what I had.” --Rachel Cask, Outline I’ve taken Rachel’s words out...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Sep. 21, 2017
There are no comments yet. 426 Views

CRITTENDEN PANTHER PEN

Welcome to the 2013 School Year!

Come August 1st I start getting antsy. Itâ??s not that I donâ??t love and cherish my summer adventures with my family, or that I didnâ??t really need a few weeks...

Original post made by Ms. Jenson on Aug. 25, 2013
Last comment by Delhi Escorts, on Sep 21, 2017 at 2:42 am | 288 comments | 20906 Views

BIKE FUN

A Resolution for a Century (or Two)

According to a recent poll, the top five New Year's resolutions for 2014 are: lose weight, get organized,...

Original post made by Janet Lafleur on Jan. 17, 2014
Last comment by alisha, on Sep 20, 2017 at 10:49 pm | 24 comments | 11873 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Truckee cafe to expand to Menlo Park

The owner of a string of cafes in the Tahoe area is expanding to the Midpeninsula with a new outpost in Menlo Park. Greg Buchheister, a native of Colorado, opened...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Sep. 20, 2017
There are no comments yet. 2047 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Eat Your Wildflowers

With a really wet winter behind us – it’s the perfect season for hunting mushrooms...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Apr. 6, 2017
Last comment by kent, on Sep 20, 2017 at 3:09 pm | 8 comments | 6827 Views

HEY TECH!

Analyze data yourself with R - a fast growing language for statistics, forecasting and graphs

Data are everywhere. With today's powerful smartphones, tablets and computers anyone, from school children to seniors, can learn how to analyze and make graphics...

Original post made by Angela Hey on Apr. 17, 2014
Last comment by yahoosupport, on Sep 19, 2017 at 3:03 am | 41 comments | 19355 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 | 21028 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 | 17183 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 | 2701 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 | 2794 Views
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QBB opens in Mountain View
By Elena Kadvany | 12 comments | 4,118 views

Become a Master Gardener - Deadline Sept 21
By Laura Stec | 17 comments | 1,266 views

Attraction to a Person Outside Your Relationship
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 426 views

 

Top restaurants to check out

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