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By Paul Losch

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About this blog: I was a "corporate brat" growing up and lived in different parts of the country, ending in Houston, Texas for high school. After attending college at UC Davis, and getting an MBA at Harvard, I embarked on a marketing career, mai...  (More)

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Passover Joke
Apr 15, 2014 7:53 pm
Comments: 9 | Views: 4,594

I am not Jewish, and Seder is a wonderful tradition for anyone who participates.

I suspect many people have heard versions of this joke before, and it is worth... More
Chinese Immersion
Apr 12, 2014 8:47 pm
Comments: 7 | Views: 2,810

My blue eyed, blond haired, fair skinned daughter speaks fluent Mandarin.

She was not part of the Mandarin Immersion project in PAUSD, which was put in place... More
PAUSD Leadership Challenges
Apr 12, 2014 11:04 am
Comments: 26 | Views: 15,531

There are several school principals and senior district administrators, starting with Kevin Skelly, who are soon departing their positions.

What is going on here?

My... More
The Beatles
Feb 9, 2014 9:06 am
Comments: 2 | Views: 2,414


I remember 50 years ago today when I watched the Beatles perform on the Ed Sullivan Show. Pretty typical 10 year old in a typical US suburb, sitting in my family's... More
Hugging Golf Course Trees
Jan 22, 2014 1:49 pm
Comments: 3 | Views: 3,162

I served 9 years of the Parks and Recreation Commission, ending in 2012. Here are some thoughts I have about this golf course tree matter.

First, the Commissioners... More
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Short story writers wanted!

The 31st Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult (15-17) and Teen (12-14) categories. Send us your short story (2,500 words or less) and entry form by April 13, 2017. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category.

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