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AN ALTERNATIVE VIEW

Bay Area public transit is in trouble: Can our failing systems be saved?

Let us imagine that you have just been appointed the chief public transit guru in the Bay Area. You achieved this very important post because the transit committee...

Original post made by Diana Diamond on Jan. 11, 2022
Last comment by Roger Davis, 15 minutes ago | 29 comments | 2637 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Why Give Up Delicious Things?

When you hear “Dry January” what comes to mind? For some, the word dry rings loudest. For others it’s more about self-efficacy. The distinction...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jan. 16, 2022
Last comment by Roger Davis, 23 minutes ago | 3 comments | 1073 Views

A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

The Economics of Residential Rooftop Solar

The other day I mentioned to someone that I’m not a big fan of residential rooftop solar. His response was “You don’t believe in climate change?”...

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Jan. 16, 2022
Last comment by Allen Akin, 55 minutes ago | 32 comments | 3326 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

Business tax in Palo Alto

To the City Council and Finance Committee and staff I support a tax at the rates suggested by the survey results in the Finance Committee agenda packet on large...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Jan. 17, 2022
There are no comments yet. 0 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

Business tax in Palo Alto

To the City Council and Finance Committee and staff I support a tax at the rates suggested by the survey results in the Finance Committee agenda packet on large...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Jan. 17, 2022
There are no comments yet. 767 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Everyone Separates Food Scraps From Trash Now?

We take a break from our regularly scheduled Dry January program, to discuss a new

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jan. 9, 2022
Last comment by Laura Stec, 23 hours ago |
26 comments | 3381 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Neighbors feeding neighbors: Rebyl Food connects Coastside community

By Sara Hayden ==I Rebyl Food provides fruits and vegetables, specialty foods from home cooks and other goods that Coastside customers...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Jan. 12, 2022
Last comment by Asa Goldman, on Jan 16, 2022 at 11:15 am | 4 comments | 1829 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Dating/Dating Profile: Say What You Are Looking For

I absolutely recommend that a person put in their dating profile what they’re looking for. Explicit, caring communication is the foundation for long-lasting,...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jan. 14, 2022
There are no comments yet. 1604 Views

A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

The difficult calculation where math and humanity intersect

The US government may not levy a carbon tax yet, but for more than ten years our government has calculated a price for carbon emissions and used it to craft policies....

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Jan. 9, 2022
Last comment by Sherry Listgarten, on Jan 13, 2022 at 1:15 pm | 14 comments | 3998 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

15 Peninsula sandwiches we’re craving now

By Sara Hayden We enjoy a good sandwich as a perfectly self-contained, hand-held meal or a decadent indulgence accompanied by a stack of napkins. These...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Jan. 7, 2022
Last comment by AdjunctProfessorville, on Jan 12, 2022 at 7:35 pm | 20 comments | 4231 Views

A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

Is California engaging in wishful thinking or rigorous planning?

Two weeks ago, a comment on this blog

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Nov. 28, 2021
Last comment by Peter Converse, on Jan 12, 2022 at 7:33 pm |
14 comments | 8499 Views

AN ALTERNATIVE VIEW

Big changes needed in Palo Alto -- including spending control

For your consideration, Palo Altans: We need a change in the way this city is governed. Given our gigantic city budget, our thousand-plus employees and the increasing...

Original post made by Diana Diamond on Jan. 4, 2022
Last comment by Paul Withrow, on Jan 8, 2022 at 2:19 pm | 12 comments | 2764 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Chores, Who Does What, and How to Prevent Fights About Them

The start of a new year, with Covid still on the rampage resulting in continued extra home time, seems a good time to figure out how to handle chores, not be resentful,...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jan. 7, 2022
There are no comments yet. 2801 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Dry January 2022 Begins

And so begins the story of a woman slowly losing her mind..... But not for what you may think. Last year, Dry January brought me back to my...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jan. 3, 2022
Last comment by James Goodwin, on Jan 6, 2022 at 12:16 pm | 8 comments | 2601 Views

A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

Should we change how we think about change?

Happy New Year everyone! Or at least A Less Calamitous New Year. Good grief. I’ll let Colorado’s State Senate Majority Leader have the last word on 2021...

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Jan. 2, 2022
Last comment by Native to the BAY, on Jan 5, 2022 at 11:54 am | 14 comments | 3179 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

7 predictions about the future of dining on the Peninsula in 2022

By Sara Hayden It's Friday evening in Menlo Park. Bells are ringing, marking 5 o'clock at a church just down the road. At Flea...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Dec. 29, 2021
Last comment by Mindy Callen, on Jan 3, 2022 at 2:59 pm |
8 comments | 6888 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Dry January Meets The Food Party!

Happy New Year Food Partiers! I hope you’re awash in good food and drink, celebrating the art of the dinner party with friends, and enjoying a personal feeling...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Dec. 27, 2021
Last comment by Robert Tyree, on Jan 3, 2022 at 10:58 am | 26 comments | 3146 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Tips for Couples Working from Home

Here are a few reasons it’s challenging to work at home with your significant other at home: 1. Your partner is busy with work 8-10 hours a day, even though...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Dec. 31, 2021
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Jan 1, 2022 at 11:39 am | 2 comments | 3503 Views

A NEW SHADE OF GREEN

Can we build enough clean, affordable power on time?

Last week’s blog post had an overview of...

Original post made by Sherry Listgarten on Dec. 5, 2021
Last comment by Lily Cole, on Jan 1, 2022 at 11:34 am | 20 comments | 6586 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Grief and the Holidays

Editor's Note: I originally posted this in 2013. Due to the 73,000 people who have read it, I think it's worth sharing again, especially after over 5.34 million...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Dec. 17, 2021
Last comment by NanaDi, on Dec 27, 2021 at 11:40 am | 6 comments | 4959 Views
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The Economics of Residential Rooftop Solar
By Sherry Listgarten | 32 comments | 3,326 views

Bay Area public transit is in trouble: Can our failing systems be saved?
By Diana Diamond | 29 comments | 2,637 views

Neighbors feeding neighbors: Rebyl Food connects Coastside community
By The Peninsula Foodist | 4 comments | 1,829 views

Dating/Dating Profile: Say What You Are Looking For
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,604 views

Why Give Up Delicious Things?
By Laura Stec | 3 comments | 1,073 views