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Ad Libs: Photographer wins global honor

Another well-deserved honor for Menlo Park photographer Mark Tuschman, whose sensitive and beautifully lit photos let us peer into worlds we otherwise might never...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by sharon, on May 13, 2009 at 6:03 pm | 1 comment | 3768 Views

INVEST & INNOVATE

Economy Blog #5: Are landlords greedy?

The issue of "greedy landlords" seems to a subject of great passion and interest on Town Square. What follows is my economist perspective on the question of...

Original post made by Steve Levy on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by pat, on May 9, 2009 at 11:34 am | 8 comments | 6039 Views

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Recession causes and cures

We usually identify and measure recessions by (1) the amount of job losses, (2) the reduction in the national production of goods and services (a decline in real...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Apr. 15, 2009
Last comment by Peanut Gallery, on Apr 18, 2009 at 10:34 am | 4 comments | 17379 Views

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Recession causes and cures

We usually identify and measure recessions by (1) the amount of job losses, (2) the reduction in the national production of goods and services (a decline in real...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Apr. 15, 2009
Last comment by Peanut Gallery, on Apr 18, 2009 at 10:34 am | 4 comments | 4540 Views

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Ad Libs: On the beach

I didn't expect to feel serene in an exhibit about beach trash. But when you've picked up nearly two tons of discarded plastic at your favorite oceanside spot over...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Apr. 14, 2009
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Ad Libs: On the beach

I didn't expect to feel serene in an exhibit about beach trash. But when you've picked up nearly two tons of discarded plastic at your favorite oceanside spot over...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Apr. 14, 2009
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Ad Libs: An evening with Adams

It was a true pleasure to hear the composer John Adams speak last night at the Cantor Arts Center. Kronos Quartet violinist David Harrington conducted a free-flowing...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Apr. 7, 2009
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Ad Libs: An evening with Adams

It was a true pleasure to hear the composer John Adams speak last night at the Cantor Arts Center. Kronos Quartet violinist David Harrington conducted a free-flowing...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Apr. 7, 2009
There are no comments yet. 3718 Views

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On Being Invited to do an Economy Blog

I have mixed feelings about Town Square. I like the idea of a forum for community online conversation. When Jay Thorwaldson approached me, I wanted to respond positively...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by Marie, on Apr 3, 2009 at 9:55 pm | 6 comments | 17964 Views

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On Being Invited to do an Economy Blog

I have mixed feelings about Town Square. I like the idea of a forum for community online conversation. When Jay Thorwaldson approached me, I wanted to respond positively...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by Marie, on Apr 3, 2009 at 9:55 pm | 6 comments | 4624 Views

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Ad Libs: Lend me a tenor

There was a great story this week in the Vancouver Sun about hapless singers from a Canadian choir standing out on a freezing bridge in their tuxes, trying to recruit...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Mar. 30, 2009
Last comment by Rebecca Wallace, on Apr 3, 2009 at 2:18 pm | 3 comments | 15254 Views

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Ad Libs: Lend me a tenor

There was a great story this week in the Vancouver Sun about hapless singers from a Canadian choir standing out on a freezing bridge in their tuxes, trying to recruit...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Mar. 30, 2009
Last comment by Rebecca Wallace, on Apr 3, 2009 at 2:18 pm | 3 comments | 4172 Views

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Is the 'California Dream' over?

In recent weeks there have been a series of articles in the national press about the California economy with the common theme that the "California Dream" is over....

Original post made by Steve Levy on Mar. 27, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 28, 2009 at 6:01 pm | 2 comments | 17494 Views

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Is the 'California Dream' over?

In recent weeks there have been a series of articles in the national press about the California economy with the common theme that the "California Dream" is over....

Original post made by Steve Levy on Mar. 27, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 28, 2009 at 6:01 pm | 2 comments | 4875 Views

TODDLING THROUGH THE SILICON VALLEY

Thanks for jumping in

Before our daughter was born, my son and I frequently browsed the books at the local libraries and bookstores. I enjoyed seeing what books caught his eye, especially...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Apr. 6, 2015
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Staying Awake Makes a World of Difference

Over Memorial Day Weekend our family took a trip to Gilroy Gardens. It's been less than 2 months since our last visit, so I was expecting a very similar day. I...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on May. 26, 2015
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Family Outing - Inside Out

Our family recently watched the movie Inside Out. Although it is an animated movie, this outing was definitely more for my husband and myself than for our two little...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Jun. 30, 2015
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What do I enjoy?

This year, our family filled up Father's Day weekend with soccer. With both Copa America and Euro 2016, soccer has taken up a large part of our summer so far. ...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Jun. 20, 2016
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Last minute summer activities

Last week we met up with a friend at Holbrook-Palmer Park. We lucked out and went when Atherton Library was hosting their

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Aug. 10, 2016
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Water, baking soda, vinegar and slime

It's not always easy to find activities, projects and crafts that are appropriate for both preschoolers and toddlers. Some supplies, such as scissors, glue and...

Original post made by Cheryl Bac on Aug. 24, 2016
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DEADLINE EXTENDED

The 34th Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult and Teen categories. Send us your short story (2,500 words or less) and entry form by April 10, 2020. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category.

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