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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 Rocky, 12 hours ago | 55 comments | 17691 Views

COUPLE'S NET

What Are Your Gifts that Must Be Shared?

The following poem was written by an acquaintance of mine who recently died at the young age of 61. What gifts do you have to give to your beloved, to your family,...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Apr. 21, 2017
Last comment by sidrobinme, on Apr 22, 2017 at 2:40 am | 1 comment | 774 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Shalimar Sizzle opens in Mountain View

Shalimar Sizzle, a Sunnyvale Indian restaurant, has expanded to downtown Mountain View's Castro Street. Owner Mo Polani held a grand opening for Shalimar...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Mar. 8, 2017
Last comment by mdg, on Apr 21, 2017 at 9:22 pm | 7 comments | 5618 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Food Party! 420

Food Partiers! are everywhere and doing crazy, interesting things. Meet Will Kliedon. We got a shot of Mr. Ojai Energetics recently;...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Apr. 20, 2017
Last comment by @Michael O., on Apr 21, 2017 at 3:06 pm | 5 comments | 1715 Views

HEY TECH!

President Obama's Science Advisor Discusses Climate Change And More With John Markoff

New York Times science reporter, John Markoff, grilled President Obama's director of the

Original post made by Angela Hey on Dec. 12, 2013
Last comment by nicky, on Apr 21, 2017 at 1:59 am |
4 comments | 68144 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Chantilly closes after 43 years

Chantilly, a French and Northern Italian restaurant that got its start in 1974 in Palo Alto, has shuttered, its owners confirmed this week. Chantilly closed its...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 6, 2017
Last comment by Beth Pascal, on Apr 20, 2017 at 10:48 pm | 8 comments | 5893 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Eat Your Wildflowers

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

Original post made by Laura Stec on Apr. 6, 2017
Last comment by cool math, on Apr 20, 2017 at 10:42 pm |
7 comments | 4554 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Malaysian restaurant opens in Menlo Park

Black Pepper, the second restaurant from a longtime Malaysian chef-owner in Milpitas, is now open at 1029 El Camino Real in Menlo Park. Black Pepper soft opened...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Mar. 15, 2017
Last comment by Peninsula Foodie, on Apr 20, 2017 at 2:24 pm | 13 comments | 5875 Views

MIND MATTERS

Teens and Cutting, What's Going On?

When I was in high school, there were rumors about kids who cut themselves or had attempted suicide. These were serious allegations with serious social implications....

Original post made by Caroline Fleck on Mar. 29, 2015
Last comment by Mihail, on Apr 20, 2017 at 2:16 pm | 5 comments | 4418 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 Robert, on Apr 20, 2017 at 2:04 pm | 9 comments | 17182 Views

COUPLE'S NET

I Need Your Help Naming my New Book

Hey, wonderful readers, A 52 year-old heroine stars in the romance novel I’ve started. Caroline is a psychologically sophisticated woman. She’s VP of business...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Apr. 13, 2017
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Apr 20, 2017 at 8:08 am | 14 comments | 2584 Views

THINKING ABOUT COLLEGE

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 kittu, on Apr 20, 2017 at 6:15 am | 2 comments | 2747 Views

THINKING ABOUT COLLEGE

New York College Tours

(Written by Lori McCormick) On a recent trip to New York City, I had the pleasure of visiting colleges I had never seen before. I had a few students in mind...

Original post made by John Raftrey and Lori McCormick on Dec. 1, 2016
Last comment by kittu, on Apr 20, 2017 at 4:24 am | 2 comments | 5281 Views

THE FOOD PARTY!

Help Define “Natural” on Food Labels

The FDA has extended request for comments on what “natural” means on food labeling. The Food Party! took a field trip to a grocery in Michigan...

Original post made by Laura Stec on Mar. 13, 2016
Last comment by huge, on Apr 19, 2017 at 6:39 am | 14 comments | 9470 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Spring food-and-drink goings on

It's spring on the Midpeninsula, which means lamb, the opening of two favorite seasonal farmers markets and plenty of other gastronomical celebrations. Read...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 14, 2017
Last comment by Kate, on Apr 17, 2017 at 10:28 pm | 1 comment | 3208 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Srasa Kitchen temporarily closes on Castro Street

Mountain View Asian-fusion eatery Srasa Kitchen has temporarily closed its Castro Street location, owner Brandon Poon confirmed Tuesday. A sign recently appeared...

Original post made by Elena Kadvany on Apr. 11, 2017
Last comment by Eater, on Apr 17, 2017 at 1:23 pm | 8 comments | 3093 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...

Original post made by Janet Lafleur on Apr. 25, 2014
Last comment by Bailey , on Apr 17, 2017 at 4:23 am | 15 comments | 44240 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 Somai, on Apr 16, 2017 at 3:09 am | 12 comments | 5987 Views

CRITTENDEN PANTHER PEN

Crittenden Chronicle, Issue 2 volume 2

Check out the latest edition of the completely student produced Crittenden Chronicle. I'm constantly amazed by these students! https://sites.google.com/a/mvwsd.org/the-critt...

Original post made by Ms. Jenson on Mar. 10, 2015
Last comment by Anonymous, on Apr 14, 2017 at 11:34 pm | 2 comments | 3049 Views

COUPLE'S NET

Starting National “No Device Night”

Let’s be the first in the nation to select a night each week where we don’t use devices. We spend time as a family, and after the kids go...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Apr. 6, 2017
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Apr 13, 2017 at 7:47 pm | 6 comments | 2257 Views
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Food Party! 420
By Laura Stec | 5 comments | 1,715 views

What Are Your Gifts that Must Be Shared?
By Chandrama Anderson | 1 comment | 774 views

 

2017 guide to summer camps

Looking for something for the kids to do this summer, learn something new and have fun? The 2017 Summer Camp Guide features local camps for all ages and interests.

Find Camps Here