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Summer Cook Class: Preserving Green Chilies

Food Partiers! I have been traveling in Alaska enjoying freshly caught fish Fireweed margaritas Birch syrup cobbler {IMG...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Aug. 20, 2023
There are no comments yet. 4550 Views


Recession causes and cures

We usually identify and measure recessions by (1) the amount of job losses, (2) the reduction in the national production of goods and services (a decline in real...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Apr. 15, 2009
Last comment by Peanut Gallery, on Apr 18, 2009 at 10:34 am | 4 comments | 4540 Views


Infrastructure Commission Findings and Recommendations

For the past year my 16 colleagues and I addressed the request of the City Council "to provide a recommendation to the City Council on infrastructure needs, priorities,...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Dec. 23, 2011
Last comment by James, on Jan 21, 2012 at 4:23 pm | 28 comments | 4487 Views


A former Boston-area brewery owner is bringing people together through baking classes at craft breweries

By Kate Bradshaw A loaf of bread made with spent grains from a brewery. Courtesy Caitlin Jewell. For Caitlin Jewell, a former...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Mar. 2, 2023
Last comment by Bert Jacobs, on Mar 3, 2023 at 8:24 am | 1 comment | 4445 Views


To protect whales and salmon, state officials halt Dungeness crab fishing season early and may ban salmon fishing in 2023

By Kate Bradshaw The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is shutting down the commercial

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Apr. 3, 2023
Last comment by Mondoman, on Apr 4, 2023 at 9:34 pm |
2 comments | 4437 Views


Americans and the Economy Need More Help

The national employment report gives solid hope that the jobs recession is ending. Monthly job losses averaged 103,000 for the past 4 months down from 397,000 in...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Dec. 5, 2009
Last comment by Bob S, on Dec 10, 2009 at 7:21 pm | 13 comments | 4401 Views


Steins plans VIP service pig roast and cellared beer reveal to celebrate 10th anniversary

Steins Beer Garden and Restaurant in Mountain View has 31 taps. Photo courtesy Steins. By Kate Bradshaw Steins Beer Garden &...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Mar. 20, 2023
There are no comments yet. 4399 Views


Farmers Market in Spring: Risotto with Roasted Artichoke, Fresh Pea and Homemade Goat Milk Ricotta

Welcome spring! Finally, the weather is changing, the sun is smiling, and our farmers markets are filling with produce of the new season. Here’s a recipe...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Apr. 24, 2023
Last comment by Cale Jackson, on Apr 28, 2023 at 3:03 pm | 2 comments | 4399 Views


Everything Falls – Lessons in Life and Souffle

Did you catch Martha Stewart on Sports Illustrated last week? At 81 years,...

Original post made by Laura Stec on May. 29, 2023
Last comment by Gerard LaPointe, on Jun 3, 2023 at 2:28 pm | 7 comments | 4370 Views


Ad Libs: New art takes shape on Newell Road

Curious people are already peering into artist Patrick Dougherty's new environmental sculpture on the Palo Alto Art Center grounds, and it's not scheduled to be...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Jan. 19, 2011
Last comment by FutonSandwich, on Feb 26, 2011 at 11:06 am | 4 comments | 4336 Views


Ad Libs: Mighty sculptures from little saplings grow

I am already looking forward to an interview that's five weeks away. Wouldn't you, if the artist made giant fanciful sculptures from tree saplings? Environmental...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Dec. 9, 2010
Last comment by Art Lover, on Dec 19, 2010 at 9:17 pm | 1 comment | 4308 Views


Update on the Economy

I wish everyone a happy and peaceful Thanksgiving. The Bottom Line ? The state and national economy are growing ? The economic recovery will be long and...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Nov. 23, 2010
Last comment by Dump the games, on Mar 7, 2011 at 6:22 am | 12 comments | 4300 Views


Progeny Coffee to debut Colombian coffee shop and job training program in Palo Alto

==I Putting coffee scores and farmer’s faces on their bags is just one way Progeny Coffee sets itself apart from competitors. (Courtesy Progeny...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Apr. 27, 2023
There are no comments yet. 4286 Views


Building the Customer Base for our Local Businesses

Our local businesses have seen a decline in their customer base for two major reasons and several other causes. The two major reasons—1) a surge in work from home...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Nov. 19, 2023
Last comment by Bystander, on Nov 22, 2023 at 3:05 am | 8 comments | 4280 Views


Banning the public from PA City Hall

Palo Alto City Hall is now closed to the public -- the ground floor is open, but residents, the press and the general public cannot go to any other...

Original post made by Diana Diamond on Nov. 26, 2023
Last comment by Rebecca Eisenberg, on Dec 3, 2023 at 10:19 pm | 26 comments | 4263 Views


College Openings 2016

If you are having second thoughts about not finishing your college applications last fall, or aren't wildly excited about any of the colleges you were accepted to,...

Original post made by John Raftrey and Lori McCormick on May. 13, 2016
There are no comments yet. 4225 Views


Tough Choices for Whom

City councils in Palo Alto and across the state are beginning to face yet another tough budget year with revenues recovering, but slowly, and retirement costs increasing...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Jan. 11, 2012
Last comment by Jeff, on Jan 15, 2012 at 3:23 pm | 30 comments | 4194 Views


California's Budget Deficit and Debt

First a couple of numbers. After the spending reductions adopted in March and the additional income tax revenue that was reported in April, California now faces...

Original post made by Steve Levy on May. 18, 2011
Last comment by Perspective, on May 30, 2011 at 7:41 am | 38 comments | 4187 Views


Ad Libs: Lend me a tenor

There was a great story this week in the Vancouver Sun about hapless singers from a Canadian choir standing out on a freezing bridge in their tuxes, trying to recruit...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Mar. 30, 2009
Last comment by Rebecca Wallace, on Apr 3, 2009 at 2:18 pm | 3 comments | 4172 Views


Ad Libs: Summer in the studio

An intriguing note in the Foothill College newsletter about music instructor Paul Davies. As if teaching today's sprightly youths about music theory, composition...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Aug. 12, 2010
There are no comments yet. 4141 Views
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