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Palo Alto: Budget shortfall forces school board to cut positions, restructure others

Palo Alto Unified School District board members unanimously approved a 2017-18 budget Tuesday that includes $4.4 million worth of cuts resulting in …

The Met Gala 2017 theme: everything you need to know

Are you ready for the first Monday in May? While many will enjoy the bank holiday, for America and fashion-enthusiasts alike it is an entirely …

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How this Leo Burnett leader sparks new ideas: Start fast, then procrastinate

Giving an advertising art director carte blanche has a similar effect to giving one a blank sheet of paper: It actually can daunt creatives, says Britt Nolan, chief creative officer of Leo Burnett USA in Chicago. That’s why he likes restriction as a tool for innovation and why starting is the most …

Top 25 Art Blogs to Jump Start Your Creativity

Working in a creative field and looking for a little inspiration? Or just love art and looking to see what's trending? In addition to My Modern Met, there are tons of websites that can help you get over the creative hump and keep you abreast of what's happening in the art world.<p>Whether you want to …

How graffiti became a global art movement

According to Roger Gastman, the curator, producer and director behind the book and film <i>Wall Writers: Graffiti In Its Innocence</i>, graffiti first started showing up in the summer of 1967 in the cities of New York and Philadelphia.<p>Overnight, it seemed, writing appeared on walls, doors, pavements, …

London: March 2017 Artist Line-Up Now Live

Introducing 130 of the best emerging artists to exhibit at Victoria House on 30 March – 2 April 2017.We are thrilled to present such an exciting …

French Artist Blase Reimagines Classic Paintings With a Modern Flavor

French artist Blase, aka Blasepheme, is well-known around the flea markets of his hometown Paris. He takes old paintings and brings them back to life …

Rule changes on the way for downtown's residential-parking program

Downtown Palo Alto's ever-evolving residential-parking program is about to undergo another gear shift, as city officials prepare to adopt a series of …

SF sues online gun suppliers, calls sale of ‘repair kits’ illegal

San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera sued five gun suppliers Thursday, alleging they broke a state law banning the sale of high-capacity magazines by selling them in pieces and falsely marketing them as “repair kits.”<p>The suit appears to be the opening of what could be a protracted legal fight …

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DONALD TRUMP called the North American Free-Trade Agreement (NAFTA) with Mexico and Canada the “worst trade deal ever approved in this country”. Soon …

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President Trump is making satire great again

BARACK OBAMA was bad for satirists, even if few seemed to mind. Moderate, upstanding and cool, the first black president gave close observers of …

Psychologists confirm that yes, you really are being made physically ill by election uncertainty

Forehead sweats? Racing heart? Clammy palms?<p>Unfortunately for opponents of Donald Trump, the US election results just got interesting. Despite expectations that favored Hillary Clinton, the US presidential election results are looking more and more unreal—but they’re still having very real …

Top 25 Classic Boat types - Classic Boat Magazine

For our 25th anniversary in 2012, we came up with a list of 25 classic types. A fool’s errand that made a really fun article.<p><i>From our January 2012</i> …

Inside the eccentric Swiss hotel where Michael Caine looks back on his Youth

The harmonies of a vintage Motown group fill the spring air. A rotating bandstand spins around in unison, as hotel guests, young and old, kick back with post-dinner cocktails; the sun setting against the backdrop of the Swiss mountains. One might have assumed a wellness spa would prove a …