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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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When Ted Kennedy was young, lean and stood on folding chairs ...
Aug 26, 2009 3:39 pm
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The passing of Ted Kennedy this week evokes a particular personal memory from decades back, when we were both younger and leaner.

One day in 1960 I was heading... 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: 8,753

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
Tunneling the trains is not a new vision
Sep 30, 2008 5:14 pm
Comments: 22 | Views: 8,654

The "mini Big Four" Palo Alto city leaders proposing to tunnel the Caltrain tracks deep underground to make room for parks, bike lanes and condos were a bit surprised... More
If high-speed trains are tunneled, what would we do with all that dirt?
Mar 19, 2009 4:08 pm
Comments: 19 | Views: 8,641

The realities of high-speed rail arrived in Palo Alto and the Midpeninsula this year -- even though the first train is years away.

Neighbors along the designated... More
The great water war of California Avenue?
May 30, 2008 4:37 pm
Comments: 16 | Views: 8,579

One of the odder mini-battles of Palo Alto is occurring at the east end of the California Avenue business district, near the Caltrain station.

That is whether... More
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