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By Jay Thorwaldson

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About this blog: I was editor of the Palo Alto Weekly from June 2000 to January 2011, capping a more than 50-year career in journalism and writing since Los Gatos High School, where I was editor of the student newspaper and president of the speech...  (More)

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On Deadline blog: Planning Director: searching for someone who walks on … hot coals?
Jun 26, 2013 3:30 pm
Comments: 5 | Views: 2,234

The imminent departure (June 30) of Planning Director Curtis Williams leaves Palo Alto city officials searching for a replacement for the lightning-rod position.... More
On Deadline blog: Planning Director: searching for someone who walks on … hot coals?
Jun 26, 2013 3:30 pm
Comments: 5 | Views: 1,285

The imminent departure (June 30) of Planning Director Curtis Williams leaves Palo Alto city officials searching for a replacement for the lightning-rod position.... More
Will -- or should -- adult schools remain 'the quiet corner' of local education?
May 22, 2013 9:50 am
Comments: 6 | Views: 3,949

In about eight years, the Palo Alto Adult School will be observing its 100th anniversary -- a century of promoting the notion that learning can be for a lifetime.... More
Will -- or should -- adult schools remain 'the quiet corner' of local education?
May 22, 2013 9:50 am
Comments: 6 | Views: 2,447

In about eight years, the Palo Alto Adult School will be observing its 100th anniversary -- a century of promoting the notion that learning can be for a lifetime.... More
On Deadline blog: Palo Alto getting a crash course on bullying -- yet some prevention efforts go back years
Mar 30, 2013 4:45 pm
Comments: 40 | Views: 7,742

Bullying and how to prevent it and deal with both victims and bullies has become a hot topic in Palo Alto schools, spurred by a harsh finding by the federal Department... More
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