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VIDEO: School board candidates talk about the issues

Original post made on Oct 23, 2007

To help voters become familiar with candidates running for Palo Alto City Council and the Palo Alto Unified School District Board of Education, Palo Alto Online is posting video interviews with each person.

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    Posted by Logical
    a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
    on Oct 24, 2007 at 5:31 pm

    I read them all, and watched as much as I could stomach.

    The only video That captured my attention was Smokey Wallace.

    All the others are the same old issues and answers from council candidates going back for years.

    Smokey is the only one who shows any new pragmatic rational thinking about Palo Alto issues.

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    Posted by PAT ROBINSON
    a resident of College Terrace
    on Oct 27, 2007 at 3:22 pm

    Bill Ross is my choice for a new voice on the City Council. He is an honest, straight-forward person who has legitimate concerns for our city. We need his experience and his rich knowledge about city government. I sincerely hope that he will be elected to represent all of the citizens of Palo Alto. He will make an enormous contribution to the future of Palo Alto.

    ( Pointing out that he as spent money to hire a political consultant seemed naive to me. Most of the fliers and brochures that we receive have been originated by professionals.)

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    Posted by R Wray
    a resident of Palo Verde
    on Oct 27, 2007 at 4:17 pm

    I agree with Logical except I would leave his words "pragmatic rational" and just put it as "new thinking". I will probably vote for only Wallace.

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    Posted by Joanne
    a resident of Midtown
    on Nov 6, 2007 at 11:40 am

    Smokey Wallace is right on target!

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    Posted by huh?
    a resident of Midtown
    on Nov 6, 2007 at 12:26 pm

    When did the School Board videos get mixed up with the Council ones??