On Deadline: Bill Somerville stepping back (a bit) after a lifetime as a philanthropic revolutionary | March 1, 2013 | Palo Alto Weekly | Palo Alto Online |

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Spectrum - March 1, 2013

On Deadline: Bill Somerville stepping back (a bit) after a lifetime as a philanthropic revolutionary

by Jay Thorwaldson

Bill Somerville, who has spent more than a half century helping combat poverty through revolutionary approaches to philanthropy, is stepping back a bit from heading the Philanthropic Ventures Foundation he founded decades ago.

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Former Weekly Editor Jay Thorwaldson can be e-mailed at jthorwaldson@paweekly.com with a copy to jaythor@well.com. He also writes blogs posted on the Weekly's community website, www.PaloAltoOnline.com (below Town Square).

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