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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
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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
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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
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Ad Libs: Mighty sculptures from little saplings grow

I am already looking forward to an interview that's five weeks away. Wouldn't you, if the artist made giant fanciful sculptures from tree saplings? Environmental...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Dec. 9, 2010
Last comment by Art Lover, on Dec 19, 2010 at 9:17 pm | 1 comment | 4308 Views

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Take the Deficit Reduction Quiz

The New York Times has a deficit reduction quiz based and a series of related articles on their homepage today.

Original post made by Steve Levy on Nov. 14, 2010
Last comment by bru, on Nov 24, 2010 at 9:02 am |
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Take the Deficit Reduction Quiz

The New York Times has a deficit reduction quiz based and a series of related articles on their homepage today.

Original post made by Steve Levy on Nov. 14, 2010
Last comment by bru, on Nov 24, 2010 at 9:02 am |
18 comments | 5526 Views

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Ad Libs: Starmade shadows and ash groves

Don't get me wrong. I love holiday music. I arrive ridiculously early for sing-along Messiahs so I can sit up front. I once sang "O Holy Night" at a vocal recital....

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Nov. 23, 2010
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California's Unemployment Insurance Debt

There was an article in the LA Times this morning that prompted a radio interview I just did on the state's growing unemployment insurance fund debt. http://www.latimes.com/busin...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Nov. 7, 2010
Last comment by stephen levy, on Nov 20, 2010 at 1:22 pm | 16 comments | 17343 Views

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California's Unemployment Insurance Debt

There was an article in the LA Times this morning that prompted a radio interview I just did on the state's growing unemployment insurance fund debt. http://www.latimes.com/busin...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Nov. 7, 2010
Last comment by stephen levy, on Nov 20, 2010 at 1:22 pm | 16 comments | 4828 Views

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Ad Libs: Bits and tidbits

Some notes from the arts editor's desk on this fine Monday: * This Wednesday, Foothill College hosts a free screening of the film "Food, Inc." at noon. I can't...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Nov. 8, 2010
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Ad Libs: Bits and tidbits

Some notes from the arts editor's desk on this fine Monday: * This Wednesday, Foothill College hosts a free screening of the film "Food, Inc." at noon. I can't...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Nov. 8, 2010
There are no comments yet. 3136 Views

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Ad Libs: Menlo woman opens new art gallery

If I have to write about another art gallery in this area closing, I might dump a bucket of paint on my keyboard. And I wouldn't even get anything artistic out of...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Oct. 28, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Nov 1, 2010 at 12:47 pm | 1 comment | 8637 Views

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Ad Libs: Menlo woman opens new art gallery

If I have to write about another art gallery in this area closing, I might dump a bucket of paint on my keyboard. And I wouldn't even get anything artistic out of...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Oct. 28, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Nov 1, 2010 at 12:47 pm | 1 comment | 3104 Views

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Do business executives make good governors or mayors?

Well, it depends. A business executive can have valuable organizational and managerial experience. Executives come from an environment where there is an emphasis...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Oct. 11, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Oct 24, 2010 at 5:03 am | 98 comments | 27997 Views

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Do business executives make good governors or mayors?

Well, it depends. A business executive can have valuable organizational and managerial experience. Executives come from an environment where there is an emphasis...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Oct. 11, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Oct 24, 2010 at 5:03 am | 98 comments | 6826 Views

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Ad Libs: Powerful profiles

Doug Fort fell into the gang life at age 13, after, he says, "crack came into our community." Today he works in violence prevention. His is one of five stories...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Oct. 21, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Oct 22, 2010 at 4:28 am | 1 comment | 9151 Views
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