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Ad Libs: Trees, Twain and time travel

Michal Gavish, an artist whose creative home base is Palo Alto's Cubberley Studios, has a master's in painting and a portfolio that includes watercolors, painted...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on May. 19, 2011
Last comment by Freddy, on May 20, 2011 at 6:48 pm | 2 comments | 3035 Views

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On Deadline blog: After secrecy of PRISM, why bother with 'privacy policy' notices?

The other day I received a large pull-open mailer from my cell-phone provider, Verizon Wireless, labeled "Important Privacy Information." It was about "How Verizon...

Original post made by Jay Thorwaldson on Jun. 30, 2013
Last comment by Benjamins, on Jul 8, 2013 at 3:18 pm | 27 comments | 3023 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

Long Term Borrowing is the Best Way to Finance Major City Facility Investments

The Palo Alto City Council is beginning to discuss long-term financing options for major new facilities including the Public Safety building and Municipal Service...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Sep. 23, 2012
Last comment by Timothy Gray, on Oct 9, 2012 at 4:04 pm | 22 comments | 3019 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

Meeting the Federal Deficit Challenge

Last night we met the small dollar and ideologically charged challenge of passing a federal budget for the 2010-11 budget year. Now Americans face the challenge...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Apr. 9, 2011
Last comment by stephen levy, on Jun 11, 2011 at 11:38 am | 50 comments | 3009 Views

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On Deadline blog: That curbside parking space in front of my home is MINE!!!'

The current dialogue over parking requirements in downtown Palo Alto and other commercial areas echoes community debates and controversies that date back decades....

Original post made by Jay Thorwaldson on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by bru, on Jan 16, 2013 at 9:55 pm | 15 comments | 2998 Views

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Ad Libs: Music in Menlo

Is it a scene at the newly renamed Menlo Hub? Looks that way in a story coming this Friday written by my star intern, Maytal Mark. ... To read the rest of this...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Jul. 18, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2998 Views

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Ad Libs: Hail to the hydrangeas

Sometimes, in the clutter and spam of the email inbox, you just want a cushion of lush hydrangeas to rest your eyes on. I have the best job in the world. Kudos...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on May. 11, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2972 Views

OFF DEADLINE

On Deadline: Recognizing heroes in a world of stark contrasts

Palo Alto's community-based "Project Safety Net" effort to create a safer environment for young persons received a significant commendation last week (May 10). The...

Original post made by Jay Thorwaldson on May. 16, 2011
Last comment by Jay Thorwaldson, on May 25, 2011 at 2:41 pm | 27 comments | 2967 Views

SENIOR FOCUS

It’s New Year’s Resolution Time...

New Year's resolutions are a great thing, but usually we let them slip away in a couple of weeks without a good solid plan. Since many resolutions revolve around...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on Dec. 31, 2019
Last comment by BabyBoomerGuru, on Jan 3, 2020 at 6:52 pm | 3 comments | 2965 Views

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Ad Libs: Music@Menlo: Lovely, lilting Lieder

Everyone in theater knows this old saw: "Bad dress rehearsal, good opening night." Maybe the Music@Menlo folks should have worried when the last rehearsal for the...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Aug. 4, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2962 Views

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On Deadline blog: Is Palo Alto big enough for an elected mayor? Yes and no, maybe

Former Mayor (twice over) Gary Fazzino has renewed a proposal he first surfaced about two decades ago: that Palo Alto is a big and complex enough town to directly...

Original post made by Jay Thorwaldson on Dec. 26, 2011
Last comment by Jeremy Feldman, on Jan 4, 2012 at 2:54 am | 15 comments | 2930 Views

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On Deadline: Summer camp can be unforgettable, even if you want to

The Weekly's cover story on summer camps last Friday (July 22) evoked some powerful camp memories of my own, dating back to the mid-1950s -- a measure of the power...

Original post made by Jay Thorwaldson on Jul. 26, 2011
Last comment by Jeri Arbuckle, on Jul 28, 2011 at 8:25 am | 1 comment | 2844 Views

SENIOR FOCUS

Palo Alto City Library - Upcoming Programs for Seniors

(Special guest blog entry by Alison de Geus, a Senior Librarian with the Palo Alto City Library, focused on Adult Services.) Palo Alto Library is excited to participate...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on Jan. 31, 2020
There are no comments yet. 2827 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

The Economics of High Speed Rail

I have shared three major concerns with transportation and elected officials in California. Ridership I travel to Los Angeles for business a few tines a year....

Original post made by Steve Levy on Dec. 10, 2011
Last comment by stephen levy, on Dec 22, 2011 at 11:28 am | 17 comments | 2824 Views

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Stronger Than Expected Job Growth in Bay Area and State

California's job growth was stronger than previously reported. The stronger gains are seen throughout the state. Moreover, the upward revision in state job totals...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Mar. 23, 2013
Last comment by stephen levy, on Mar 31, 2013 at 11:56 am | 18 comments | 2741 Views

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Ad Libs: A muse to Matisse, a patron of art

The Almanac, one of our sister papers, published a nice arts story this week about Sarah Stein: art collector, art-school patron and leader of art salons in her...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Jul. 6, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2724 Views

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Ad Libs: Autumn in Palo Alto

Could this Palo Alto fall be more glorious? I don't know why the colors are so stunning this year, but I'm thankful. Even the crunched-up yellow leaves that are...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Dec. 1, 2011
Last comment by Bill, on Jan 19, 2012 at 10:09 am | 4 comments | 2693 Views

COUPLE'S NET

How to Do a Systems Review of Your Relationship

I’ve seen a lot of couples over the years that want to “fix” their marriage. They mostly want to continue doing exactly what they’ve been...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Feb. 18, 2022
There are no comments yet. 2662 Views

PENINSULA FOODIST

Boichik Bagels is opening its newest – and largest – location in Santa Clara this week

By Margie Cullen The exterior of Boichik Bagels in Santa Clara. Courtesy Emily Winston. Berkeley-based bagel company Boichik...

Original post made by The Peninsula Foodist on Dec. 4, 2023
There are no comments yet. 2635 Views

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Guest Opinion: Innovation climate is leading Valley out of recession

Silicon Valley is leading an economic recovery that is slowly building strength in California and the nation. The region added 21,900 private sector jobs during...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Apr. 9, 2011
Last comment by Robert, on Apr 9, 2011 at 4:42 pm | 2 comments | 2616 Views
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