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INVEST & INNOVATE

Older Homeowners and Local Property Taxes

One of the main arguments in 1978 for passing Proposition 13 was that rising property taxes threatened older homeowners who were retired and living on a reduced...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Apr. 9, 2011
Last comment by Perspective, on May 14, 2011 at 4:47 am | 65 comments | 5864 Views

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Ad Libs: Hail to the hydrangeas

Sometimes, in the clutter and spam of the email inbox, you just want a cushion of lush hydrangeas to rest your eyes on. I have the best job in the world. Kudos...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on May. 11, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2972 Views

OFF DEADLINE

On Deadline: Glimmers of hope, but no $$ yet, for 'Free at Last'

Glimmers of hope -- but no real $$ yet -- are on the horizon for Free at Last, the recovery-and-rehabilition organization based in East Palo Alto but serving a broader...

Original post made by Jay Thorwaldson on May. 5, 2011
There are no comments yet. 7351 Views

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On Deadline: Glimmers of hope, but no $$ yet, for 'Free at Last'

Glimmers of hope -- but no real $$ yet -- are on the horizon for Free at Last, the recovery-and-rehabilition organization based in East Palo Alto but serving a broader...

Original post made by Jay Thorwaldson on May. 5, 2011
There are no comments yet. 3092 Views

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Ad Libs: Whither water?

I love the arcs of this photo: the way they complement each other, with nature mirroring the man-made world, or perhaps the other way around. Although the author...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Apr. 21, 2011
There are no comments yet. 3544 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

Guest Opinion: Innovation climate is leading Valley out of recession

Silicon Valley is leading an economic recovery that is slowly building strength in California and the nation. The region added 21,900 private sector jobs during...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Apr. 9, 2011
Last comment by Robert, on Apr 9, 2011 at 4:42 pm | 2 comments | 33135 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

Guest Opinion: Innovation climate is leading Valley out of recession

Silicon Valley is leading an economic recovery that is slowly building strength in California and the nation. The region added 21,900 private sector jobs during...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Apr. 9, 2011
Last comment by Robert, on Apr 9, 2011 at 4:42 pm | 2 comments | 2616 Views

OFF DEADLINE

On Deadline: 'Sim City' computer game not enough? Try 'Sim Bay Area'

There's a computer game called "Sim City" -- that's with an M, not an N, although the latter might make it even more interesting for some. Anyone who has spent...

Original post made by Jay Thorwaldson on Apr. 8, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 8, 2011 at 6:18 pm | 1 comment | 7604 Views

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On Deadline: 'Sim City' computer game not enough? Try 'Sim Bay Area'

There's a computer game called "Sim City" -- that's with an M, not an N, although the latter might make it even more interesting for some. Anyone who has spent...

Original post made by Jay Thorwaldson on Apr. 8, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 8, 2011 at 6:18 pm | 1 comment | 3425 Views

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Ad Libs: The real-deal meal?

The basil goes in the side; ginger and limes on the other side; coconuts on top. Twist the dials and the machine spits out real, honest-to-goodness Thai food. You...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Apr. 7, 2011
There are no comments yet. 3210 Views

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On Deadline: It's name-calling, fact-enhancing compost season in Palo Alto

When the City Council officially set a special election for next November on the future of a corner of Palo Alto's baylands last week it opened the season of pre-election...

Original post made by Jay Thorwaldson on Mar. 28, 2011
Last comment by Parent, on Mar 30, 2011 at 8:12 pm | 11 comments | 7598 Views

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On Deadline: It's name-calling, fact-enhancing compost season in Palo Alto

When the City Council officially set a special election for next November on the future of a corner of Palo Alto's baylands last week it opened the season of pre-election...

Original post made by Jay Thorwaldson on Mar. 28, 2011
Last comment by Parent, on Mar 30, 2011 at 8:12 pm | 11 comments | 3508 Views

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Ad Libs: Remembering a relief effort

"It is no light matter to be in the midst of a starving population and to be only able to feed about 10% of them." So said a relief worker during the effort to alleviate...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Mar. 30, 2011
There are no comments yet. 8520 Views

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Ad Libs: Remembering a relief effort

"It is no light matter to be in the midst of a starving population and to be only able to feed about 10% of them." So said a relief worker during the effort to alleviate...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Mar. 30, 2011
There are no comments yet. 3310 Views

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On Deadline: Cooley Landing at last is about to become a jewel of a park

(Photo -- left to right: Elizabeth Jackson, Shannon Alford, Ruben Abrica, Ashlie Simpson.) By summer 2012 a new bayfront park will begin to emerge in the Midpeninsula:...

Original post made by Jay Thorwaldson on Mar. 26, 2011
Last comment by beautiful park, on Mar 26, 2011 at 12:25 pm | 1 comment | 7899 Views

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On Deadline: Cooley Landing at last is about to become a jewel of a park

(Photo -- left to right: Elizabeth Jackson, Shannon Alford, Ruben Abrica, Ashlie Simpson.) By summer 2012 a new bayfront park will begin to emerge in the Midpeninsula:...

Original post made by Jay Thorwaldson on Mar. 26, 2011
Last comment by beautiful park, on Mar 26, 2011 at 12:25 pm | 1 comment | 3529 Views

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Ad Libs: More trucks and cheese, please

This is one of those Fridays when I'm left with several interesting tidbits that I wish could've made it into the print edition this week. Paper stretches only so...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Mar. 25, 2011
There are no comments yet. 3299 Views

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On Deadline: Could a quake/tsunami hit Palo Alto, East Palo Alto, Menlo Park? You bet

In the shadow of the double-whammy disaster in Japan (assuming nuclear meltdown doesn't make it a triple) the inevitable question is: Can it happen here? Well,...

Original post made by Jay Thorwaldson on Mar. 18, 2011
Last comment by Waves, on Mar 24, 2011 at 7:20 pm | 10 comments | 9051 Views

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On Deadline: Could a quake/tsunami hit Palo Alto, East Palo Alto, Menlo Park? You bet

In the shadow of the double-whammy disaster in Japan (assuming nuclear meltdown doesn't make it a triple) the inevitable question is: Can it happen here? Well,...

Original post made by Jay Thorwaldson on Mar. 18, 2011
Last comment by Waves, on Mar 24, 2011 at 7:20 pm | 10 comments | 4164 Views

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On Deadline, Part the Third: Now for the Top Three of my Top 10 stories

(Continued from Friday, March 11, column/blog.) My Number 3 top news story: In mid-1966 I was reassigned from the Mountain View bureau of the Times to one of...

Original post made by Jay Thorwaldson on Mar. 14, 2011
Last comment by Jay Thorwaldson, on Mar 16, 2011 at 8:43 am | 6 comments | 7645 Views
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