Monthly Archives: June 2011

June 17, School Matters

Here, I wondered about  the schools and their Green Teams.  Green  Waste, Palo Alto, has been working with the schools to sort their trash into recycling and compostables and trash. The idea behind the program is simple–we throw out a … Continue reading

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June 10, 2011 School Matters

This column was about the achievement gap.  There is a substantial difference in test scores and college attendance between ‘students of color’ or ‘Tinsley Kids’ in Palo Alto and everyone else.  The ‘Tinsley Kids’ are students from East Palo Alto … Continue reading

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“These are excellent Blintzes”

Said my Yiddish teacher, Sascha, yesterday as he finally gave in and ate the blintzes, crepe-like pancakes filled with a slightly sweet cheese mixture, folded, and fried in butter. And was he ever right. These were fresh as they get. … Continue reading

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