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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 ucrit, on Jul 11, 2017 at 9:41 am | 28 comments | 7201 Views


Leftover Love

I love leftovers. You know, sloppy seconds. Stop - I'm back talking food. While some eaters have a strong aversion to eating day one food on day two, I welcome...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Mar. 18, 2014
Last comment by hppyromz, on Jul 10, 2017 at 3:39 am | 6 comments | 85693 Views


Juniors: College application planning

(Written by Lori McCormick) High school juniors who are planning on applying to four-year colleges are starting to hear the buzz about getting prepared for their...

Original post made by John Raftrey and Lori McCormick on Mar. 8, 2017
Last comment by Ashish, on Jul 10, 2017 at 1:53 am | 5 comments | 4364 Views


Update on Martins Beach

If you’ve been Food Partying! for awhile, you know we're following People vs Darth Vader - lawsuits involving Half Moon Bay and The Food Party’s! favorite...

Original post made by Laura Stec on May. 31, 2017
Last comment by Laura Stec, on Jul 8, 2017 at 3:33 pm | 26 comments | 3950 Views


Mama Rossotti to Roadhouse in the Sky

I guess you’d call me a Rossotti regular. I greet the bartenders by name, and other Zott’s say hi when I arrive. For years I’ve backyarded birthdays,...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jun. 30, 2017
Last comment by Joel, on Jul 8, 2017 at 2:41 pm | 20 comments | 3914 Views


Restaurant brings high-end, private dining to Palo Alto

Maum, a Korean restaurant that was supposed to open for years in the former Apple Store on University Avenue in Palo Alto, has quietly opened just blocks away at...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 29, 2017
Last comment by Rag, on Jul 7, 2017 at 9:43 am | 16 comments | 3828 Views


Milk tea chain headed to Midtown Palo Alto

Bay Area milk-tea chain Teaspoon is opening a new location at the Midtown Shopping Center on Middlefield Road in Palo Alto. Teaspoon is in the midst of remodeling...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 30, 2017
Last comment by midtown Visitor, on Jul 7, 2017 at 5:49 am | 6 comments | 2713 Views


An Excerpt from My Novel

Hey Readers, Here's an excerpt from my novel, which I still have not named. If you have any name ideas, let me know! The story is a romance and our heroine is...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jul. 6, 2017
Last comment by Sasa23, on Jul 6, 2017 at 9:22 pm | 1 comment | 1478 Views


Blue Bottle adds coffee 'cocktails' in Palo Alto

Blue Bottle Coffee in downtown Palo Alto is now serving special non-alcoholic coffee drinks that mimic...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 5, 2017
Last comment by Reader, on Jul 5, 2017 at 9:24 pm | 3 comments | 3208 Views


TV for Tots: A Lesson In Deceptive Marketing

I somehow managed to remain oblivious to the dramatic increase in educational tv shows for young children until I had my daughter. And I must admit, at first blush...

Original post made by Caroline Fleck on Jul. 4, 2015
Last comment by Caroline Fleck, on Jul 4, 2017 at 8:50 am | 86 comments | 5566 Views


Busy busy busy!

It's been a whirlwind start to the school year! Between meeting all of my new students, setting up routines, and learning how to use my Chromebooks, I seem to have...

Original post made by Ms. Jenson on Oct. 2, 2013
Last comment by Bennylep, on Jul 2, 2017 at 7:09 pm | 2 comments | 3495 Views


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 Lucas, on Jun 30, 2017 at 11:22 pm | 14 comments | 11524 Views


We’ve Been Married About a Year . . .

. . . and things aren’t going all that well. I hear this often when clients call for couples counseling. They seem surprised to be in that boat, and wonder...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jun. 22, 2017
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Jun 29, 2017 at 1:32 pm | 7 comments | 1960 Views


Love Comes Quietly

Love comes quietly, Finally drops around me, On me, in the old way. What did I know, Thinking myself able to go alone All the way? - Robert Creely Are...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jun. 29, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1398 Views


We Sushi food truck to open restaurant in Menlo Park

Editor's note: This story was updated to correct the owner's last name, which is Wu, not Yu. We Sushi, which claims to be the Bay Area's first sushi food...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jul. 17, 2015
Last comment by Elena Kadvany, on Jun 29, 2017 at 8:08 am | 7 comments | 11978 Views


Ad Libs: 'Wild Heart of One Bird Singing'

She lived in a fishing village; she created illustrations of amphipods for the National Museum of Natural Sciences of Canada; she's rather fond of birds. That's...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Mar. 6, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Jun 29, 2017 at 1:34 am | 2 comments | 5063 Views


Opening alert: Fast Tony's Chicken at Town & Country Village

A local chef whose father hails from Tennessee and his mother from Texas is opening a fried chicken restaurant at Town & Country Village in Palo Alto. Tony...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 20, 2017
Last comment by Nayeli, on Jun 29, 2017 at 12:24 am | 15 comments | 4993 Views


Rolled ice cream coming to Mountain View

The latest frozen sweets craze — Thai-style rolled ice cream — will soon touch down in Mountain View. Icicles, which serves fresh rolled ice cream...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Jun. 26, 2017
Last comment by musical, on Jun 28, 2017 at 4:35 pm | 6 comments | 4877 Views


Italy By The Bay

I am not a native to Italy, but I got there as quick as I could. Last year we did a culinary tour around the country, including a stop to

Original post made by Laura Stec on Jun. 25, 2017
Last comment by honda kim thanh, on Jun 28, 2017 at 1:32 am |
5 comments | 2358 Views


Fu Lam Mum shutters temporarily in Mountain View

Fans of longtime Mountain View Chinese restaurant Fu Lam Mum have likely noticed that the restaurant recently closed for remodeling. Have no fear: Owner Ben Quan...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 27, 2017
Last comment by Mark, on Jun 27, 2017 at 9:22 pm | 14 comments | 8632 Views
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Chocolate + Tahini Ice Box Pie
By Laura Stec | 0 comments | 1,370 views

Opening alert: Kyosho Sushi in Menlo Park
By Elena Kadvany | 0 comments | 1,173 views

Love is a Verb
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 984 views