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Ad Libs: Ten years ago, ten years later

As I write about the 9/11 memorial events this weekend, I think about the Mozart Requiem concert happening Sunday in Stanford's Memorial Church and imagine how peaceful...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Sep. 8, 2011
Last comment by Rebecca Wallace, on Sep 23, 2011 at 11:18 am | 3 comments | 7572 Views

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Ad Libs: Ten years ago, ten years later

As I write about the 9/11 memorial events this weekend, I think about the Mozart Requiem concert happening Sunday in Stanford's Memorial Church and imagine how peaceful...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Sep. 8, 2011
Last comment by Rebecca Wallace, on Sep 23, 2011 at 11:18 am | 3 comments | 2201 Views

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Ad Libs: Woodsider at the War Memorial

Almanac reporter Dave Boyce wrote a nice story this week about young Henry Phipps, a 12-year-old Woodside resident who's spending his September singing in the San...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Sep. 20, 2011
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Ad Libs: Woodsider at the War Memorial

Almanac reporter Dave Boyce wrote a nice story this week about young Henry Phipps, a 12-year-old Woodside resident who's spending his September singing in the San...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Sep. 20, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2437 Views

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It's Not (All) Your Money

Another false leap of logic made sometimes by posters is that their earnings are "their money" and the government has no claim on it to support public programs. We...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Sep. 15, 2011
Last comment by Matt, on Sep 19, 2011 at 10:39 am | 23 comments | 3054 Views

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Two Positives from the Debt Ceiling Debacle

The debt ceiling debate and final agreement shows how screwed up our congressional politics is. There was no discussion of entitlement reform or tax reform, no inclusion...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Aug. 3, 2011
Last comment by Alfred E Newman, on Sep 15, 2011 at 4:23 pm | 94 comments | 19503 Views

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Two Positives from the Debt Ceiling Debacle

The debt ceiling debate and final agreement shows how screwed up our congressional politics is. There was no discussion of entitlement reform or tax reform, no inclusion...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Aug. 3, 2011
Last comment by Alfred E Newman, on Sep 15, 2011 at 4:23 pm | 94 comments | 3786 Views

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On Deadline: Local question -- Was 'Hurricane Irene' news coverage overblown, so to speak?

After watching some days of Weather Channel and other news coverage of Hurricane Irene I found myself wondering, as a journalist, whether the newspeople along the...

Original post made by Jay Thorwaldson on Aug. 29, 2011
Last comment by Alice Schaffer Smith, on Sep 8, 2011 at 2:27 am | 24 comments | 7224 Views

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On Deadline: Local question -- Was 'Hurricane Irene' news coverage overblown, so to speak?

After watching some days of Weather Channel and other news coverage of Hurricane Irene I found myself wondering, as a journalist, whether the newspeople along the...

Original post made by Jay Thorwaldson on Aug. 29, 2011
Last comment by Alice Schaffer Smith, on Sep 8, 2011 at 2:27 am | 24 comments | 3141 Views

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Keeping Silicon Valley Competitive

I talked to a Rotary group this morning and was asked what I would do to keep/make Silicon Valley competitve for new jobs. I have recently been part of a team...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Aug. 26, 2011
Last comment by Anon, on Sep 6, 2011 at 10:30 pm | 16 comments | 22615 Views

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Keeping Silicon Valley Competitive

I talked to a Rotary group this morning and was asked what I would do to keep/make Silicon Valley competitve for new jobs. I have recently been part of a team...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Aug. 26, 2011
Last comment by Anon, on Sep 6, 2011 at 10:30 pm | 16 comments | 5084 Views

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Debt debate delusions: An economist shakes his head at budget mess

I have lived in Palo Alto for nearly 50 years studying economics and working as an economist. I have lived here through the recession after the Vietnam War ended,...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Aug. 15, 2011
Last comment by regarding NA economy, on Aug 29, 2011 at 2:06 pm | 40 comments | 18151 Views

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Debt debate delusions: An economist shakes his head at budget mess

I have lived in Palo Alto for nearly 50 years studying economics and working as an economist. I have lived here through the recession after the Vietnam War ended,...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Aug. 15, 2011
Last comment by regarding NA economy, on Aug 29, 2011 at 2:06 pm | 40 comments | 3957 Views

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Keith Raffel: Doubling the odds in book publishing

It's not an easy thing to find lasting, lucrative success as a novelist. So this year Palo Alto mystery/thriller author Keith Raffel is trying to double the odds. After...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Aug. 12, 2011
There are no comments yet. 5358 Views

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Ad Libs: Music@Menlo: Lovely, lilting Lieder

Everyone in theater knows this old saw: "Bad dress rehearsal, good opening night." Maybe the Music@Menlo folks should have worried when the last rehearsal for the...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Aug. 4, 2011
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Ad Libs: Music@Menlo: Lovely, lilting Lieder

Everyone in theater knows this old saw: "Bad dress rehearsal, good opening night." Maybe the Music@Menlo folks should have worried when the last rehearsal for the...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Aug. 4, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2962 Views

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On Deadline: A last trip to the city dump -- layoffs, some nostalgia, seagulls

Thursday at 5 p.m. the Palo Alto city dump closed forever to residents for garbage and trash loads. City dump isn't its real name. It's officially the Palo Alto...

Original post made by Jay Thorwaldson on Jul. 29, 2011
There are no comments yet. 12024 Views

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On Deadline: A last trip to the city dump -- layoffs, some nostalgia, seagulls

Thursday at 5 p.m. the Palo Alto city dump closed forever to residents for garbage and trash loads. City dump isn't its real name. It's officially the Palo Alto...

Original post made by Jay Thorwaldson on Jul. 29, 2011
There are no comments yet. 7961 Views

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On Deadline: Summer camp can be unforgettable, even if you want to

The Weekly's cover story on summer camps last Friday (July 22) evoked some powerful camp memories of my own, dating back to the mid-1950s -- a measure of the power...

Original post made by Jay Thorwaldson on Jul. 26, 2011
Last comment by Jeri Arbuckle, on Jul 28, 2011 at 8:25 am | 1 comment | 7291 Views

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On Deadline: Summer camp can be unforgettable, even if you want to

The Weekly's cover story on summer camps last Friday (July 22) evoked some powerful camp memories of my own, dating back to the mid-1950s -- a measure of the power...

Original post made by Jay Thorwaldson on Jul. 26, 2011
Last comment by Jeri Arbuckle, on Jul 28, 2011 at 8:25 am | 1 comment | 2844 Views
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