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On Deadline, Part the Second: My Top News Stories over 50 years

(Continued from March 9 column/blog.) My number 7 top story I pegged as "Youth, Family LifeSkills" -- another topic that is still deeply relevant in our community...

Original post made by Jay Thorwaldson on Mar. 11, 2011
Last comment by Jay Thorwaldson, on Mar 14, 2011 at 8:36 am | 5 comments | 3129 Views

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Ad Libs: Modern-day music at M-A

It's not just high school students taking advantage of that spiffy semi-new theater at Menlo-Atherton High. Now two Stanford graduates, Jason Federmeyer and Alexander...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Mar. 11, 2011
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Ad Libs: Modern-day music at M-A

It's not just high school students taking advantage of that spiffy semi-new theater at Menlo-Atherton High. Now two Stanford graduates, Jason Federmeyer and Alexander...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Mar. 11, 2011
There are no comments yet. 3253 Views

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On Deadline: What would be YOUR top 10 local news stories -- over 50 years?

First of three columns/blogs on my Top 10 choices. I was at a bit of a loss about what to talk about when I was invited recently to speak at the Palo Alto Rotary...

Original post made by Jay Thorwaldson on Mar. 9, 2011
Last comment by Janice, on Mar 10, 2011 at 6:43 pm | 4 comments | 8334 Views

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On Deadline: What would be YOUR top 10 local news stories -- over 50 years?

First of three columns/blogs on my Top 10 choices. I was at a bit of a loss about what to talk about when I was invited recently to speak at the Palo Alto Rotary...

Original post made by Jay Thorwaldson on Mar. 9, 2011
Last comment by Janice, on Mar 10, 2011 at 6:43 pm | 4 comments | 4251 Views

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Audrey Rust never planned on a career saving open spaces

There's something about open land that draws one in, almost like a vacuum. But when one experiences the spaces along Skyline Ridge, the lower foothills, the baylands...

Original post made by Jay Thorwaldson on Mar. 4, 2011
Last comment by musical, on Mar 8, 2011 at 5:28 pm | 5 comments | 3220 Views

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Update on the Economy

I wish everyone a happy and peaceful Thanksgiving. The Bottom Line ? The state and national economy are growing ? The economic recovery will be long and...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Nov. 23, 2010
Last comment by Dump the games, on Mar 7, 2011 at 6:22 am | 12 comments | 4300 Views

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On Deadline: Global Community disappears from Palo Alto

A major component of the Palo Alto area's history for more than a half century came to an end on New Year's Eve when the Foundation for Global Community officially...

Original post made by Jay Thorwaldson on Feb. 26, 2011
Last comment by John, on Mar 4, 2011 at 6:26 pm | 5 comments | 7981 Views

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On Deadline: Global Community disappears from Palo Alto

A major component of the Palo Alto area's history for more than a half century came to an end on New Year's Eve when the Foundation for Global Community officially...

Original post made by Jay Thorwaldson on Feb. 26, 2011
Last comment by John, on Mar 4, 2011 at 6:26 pm | 5 comments | 3892 Views

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Ad Libs: The story behind the face

"Eddie Currents was a dreamer. The men at the bank where he worked called him crazy Eddie, and told him to straighten his hat. Serious guys wear their hats directly...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Mar. 3, 2011
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Ad Libs: The story behind the face

"Eddie Currents was a dreamer. The men at the bank where he worked called him crazy Eddie, and told him to straighten his hat. Serious guys wear their hats directly...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Mar. 3, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2545 Views

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Ad Libs: New art takes shape on Newell Road

Curious people are already peering into artist Patrick Dougherty's new environmental sculpture on the Palo Alto Art Center grounds, and it's not scheduled to be...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Jan. 19, 2011
Last comment by FutonSandwich, on Feb 26, 2011 at 11:06 am | 4 comments | 9816 Views

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Ad Libs: New art takes shape on Newell Road

Curious people are already peering into artist Patrick Dougherty's new environmental sculpture on the Palo Alto Art Center grounds, and it's not scheduled to be...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Jan. 19, 2011
Last comment by FutonSandwich, on Feb 26, 2011 at 11:06 am | 4 comments | 4336 Views

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Ad Libs: Finally, a use for the yogurt maker

What key does an eggbeater play in? Inventor, composer and "sound sculptor" Trimpin, who is in residence at Stanford Lively Arts this spring, is hosting his own...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Feb. 14, 2011
There are no comments yet. 3300 Views

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Lessons Mary Fortney taught me about living one's life

Lessons Mary Fortney taught me years ago came to mind on learning of her recent death, following a period of health problems and increasing frailty. She was...

Original post made by Jay Thorwaldson on Feb. 14, 2011
There are no comments yet. 7420 Views

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Lessons Mary Fortney taught me about living one's life

Lessons Mary Fortney taught me years ago came to mind on learning of her recent death, following a period of health problems and increasing frailty. She was...

Original post made by Jay Thorwaldson on Feb. 14, 2011
There are no comments yet. 3174 Views

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Dr. Walter Bortz -- health care visionary or a Dr. Quixote?

On a spring day in early 1982, I bumped into Dr. Walter M. Bortz, II, a longtime Palo Alto area geriatrician, outside the former Palo Alto Medical Foundation/Clinic...

Original post made by Jay Thorwaldson on Feb. 11, 2011
Last comment by More choice, not less., on Feb 14, 2011 at 11:15 am | 5 comments | 3832 Views

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Dr. Walter Bortz -- health care visionary or a Dr. Quixote?

On a spring day in early 1982, I bumped into Dr. Walter M. Bortz, II, a longtime Palo Alto area geriatrician, outside the former Palo Alto Medical Foundation/Clinic...

Original post made by Jay Thorwaldson on Feb. 11, 2011
Last comment by More choice, not less., on Feb 14, 2011 at 11:15 am | 5 comments | 3180 Views

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Ad Libs: My top arts events from 2010

Every year I sew together a patchwork of my 10 favorite local arts moments and happenings from the past 12 months. A little bit of this, a little bit of that from...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Dec. 30, 2010
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Ad Libs: My top arts events from 2010

Every year I sew together a patchwork of my 10 favorite local arts moments and happenings from the past 12 months. A little bit of this, a little bit of that from...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Dec. 30, 2010
There are no comments yet. 4972 Views
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