Category Archives: Downtown parking

What to do about the fact that downtown workers and others are parking in front of our homes, in Professorville and Downtown North?

Photo journal from my campaign

A week later I feel enervated having received 4,316 votes. One of five voters picked me for their ballot. So now the question is: how can the New Residentialists organize to get Palo Alto back on track, and what can … Continue reading

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Dress classy, vote cheesy

Margaret Mead said to never underestimate the ability of a small group of people to change the world. I am the 500 millionth person to jump on the Gangnam Style bandwagon, but I think I can outflank my opponents on … Continue reading

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Weiss platform in 70 words

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Coming soon: my vetting of the Arrillaga office tower project staff report (27 University)

Something rotten in state of Denmark I mean 27 University, the Farm, and hamlet. Continue reading

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The Robert Reichs

(Try to play both videos simultaneously) (I wrote 600 words about this at “Plastic Alto” the blog) edit to add, Thursday the 16th: there is also a Rob Reich at Stanford, teaching poli sci; Stanford’s Reich went to Yale while the accordion … Continue reading

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367 Addison tourist hot spot

As part of this ritual of organizing my thoughts about Palo Alto self-governance and my potential and ongoing role therein, I gravitated over to 367 Addison, near Waverley, a site named to the National Registry of Historic Places, “The Garage”. … Continue reading

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Parking update: losing the opposition

My neighbor Neilsen Buchanan wrote me this a.m. while on vacation about parking and the results of last night’s Council meeting. I had sat through the staff presentations and oral communications from about 20 citizens but left the meeting when … Continue reading

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