Posts by Christina Molcillo

Can’t Drive Your Kid to School Today? Let Mercedes Do it for You

Silicon Valley is home to the tech elite; innovators who’ve shaped the way we all use and notice technology in our everyday lives. This means that there are a lot of people who are working very hard to make a whole lot of money. Having this workload means that sometimes the rich need help with daily chores, even the little things like getting the kids to school on time. This

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When is a Salad Not a Salad? When it’s a Bowl

Silicon Valley is famous for innovation. Here’s where Steve Jobs founded Apple, where Google set up shop, and it’s the home of Facebook. When it comes to trends, the Bay Area prides itself on being ‘first’ for everything…including the latest food trends! But I have to call the latest one out as a weak way to try to make a salad about $15 more than it needs to be: ‘Health

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3 Ways Techies are Making Getting Dressed the Least Stressful Part of the Day

Silicon Valley is unique in that while we’re home to some of the most brilliant tech minds in the world, getting dressed for work doesn’t go much further than a pair of jeans and a hoodie. I mean, really, if you’re already making millions of dollars, why bother with the fussiness of a three-piece suit? Also, it’s just really a pain to spend all that time buttoning shirts and finding

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The New Trend in Delis? Skip the Meat and Grab the Tofu!

It’s no secret that here in the Silicon Valley, we’re really, really into food: the healthier the better! It’s no wonder, then, that you can find any number of vegetarian restaurants anywhere between San Jose to San Francisco, in whatever taste you’re craving. There’s Garden Fresh Chinese vegan in Mountain View, Veggie Grill American style vegetarian, Yam Leaf Bistro for your Pan-Latin cravings, and numerous Chaat Cafés when you have

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Tiny Houses: Great for Hipsters and Techies but Bad for the Homeless?

For the past five years, tiny houses have been the darlings of the well-to-do hipsters and the tech elite of the Silicon Valley. These adorable houses were seen as part of a growing movement that promoted sustainable living, fostered community with other like-minded individuals, and otherwise became a bohemian daydream that anyone could be a part of. This daydream was embraced with open arms by many of the middle-class and even

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