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Good luck, soccer Palo Altans Japic, as their lore spreads to Waco, Texas

As reported in the Palo Alto Weekly, Palo Altan Japic who led her team with 14 goals in 11 games sophomore year, her only high school season, announced a verbal commitment to the Baylor Bears class of 2024 soccer. She … Continue reading

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A McLuhanist swipe at or insertion chip first into or at Jenny Dearborn’s op ed in PAW

Edit to ad: I came to this in reaction to Carla Befera excellent op ed re Casti man spreading crisis. If you literally have nothing to do for 45 minutes(and I can suggest 1,900 better uses) here is Dearborn A … Continue reading

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Cop watch

Since it is zoned Public Facility, we should restrict the development of the lot at Page Mill and El Camino to public safety workers housing, (police and fire, and maybe teachers, and maybe an artist in residence). As it stands, … Continue reading

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Palo Alto Forward

I said, promptly deleted by Censor In Charged at Palo Alto Weekly: Palo Alto Forward members are the policy equivalent to Ring Girls at a boxing match: they look good, their message is oversimplified, they take their orders from somebody … Continue reading

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Why does Gunn grad Keith Peters hate Gunn athletics?

1. “I have no sour grapes and I don’t feel like I’ve been wronged,” Lavorato said. “But, I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t disappointed. We would have liked to have kept playing.” “It’s bittersweet, I suppose,” said Lavorato. … Continue reading

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Gaspar y yo

Steve Staiger, historian, greeted Jack Porterhouse, avid archivist and a whiz with a Fiskars — our version of Edward Scissorhands — and since I happened to be sharing a table with Jack, at Downtown Library — I hit up Steve … Continue reading

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Open letter to Doug Moran of Barron Park

Edit to add, three years later: I would not recant this per se but would say that 1) I do respect and admire Doug Moran and his role in local public affairs and 2) I do admit that in the … Continue reading

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