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I’ve got a two for one coupon ad running in the Palo Alto weekly for the John Santos show tonight

Which sort of defeats the purpose of advertising in the Palo Alto weekly if plastic alto is driving traffic there And1 edit to add: show was great! A highlight was when John Santos called a member of the audience, a … Continue reading

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

BLUF: Three months later, I do admit I found it odd that a student from Palo Alto would early-commit to playing intercollegiate sports in Waco, Texas after her junior high school year, and that my comments therefore on the Weekly … 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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