Category Archives: residentialists

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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Life is like riding a bicycle

edit to add: I knew Ellen Fletcher only slightly; Terry and I spoke to her at a Stanford game, at the bike racks, a year ago fall. The artwork above is by a PAUSD student, on display near Council chambers, … Continue reading

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Cubberley As a Regional Arts Center for 300-capacity theatre

I am on my way to the Cubberley meeting at 7:30 tonight. While checking the time online, I became perhaps the last person in the room to learn that Mandy Lowell is also known as Mrs. Charles Munger (the Mungers … Continue reading

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‘New Residentialists’ Send Message with Four Thousand Votes For Weiss

Mark Weiss received 4,016 votes for 2012 Palo Alto City Council without spending dollar one on his campaign. The result sends a clear message to the pro-developer establishment (Pat Burt, Liz Kniss, Marc Berman) that the average Palo Altan is … Continue reading

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Weiss response to Sierra Club survey

(Note: I was NOT endorsed by Sierra Club although I was interviewed by four members of their policy committee in September at Terry Trumbull’s Palo Alto home, and two members of that group said that they either voted for me … Continue reading

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Did Arrillaga and city staff cop from Weiss activism on 456?

Here is another insight into 27 University “Arrillaga Office Towers Proposal” and how it compares to 456 University, the Varsity Theatre, about which I was plenty active last fall, suggesting that local leadership could work with the landlord to let … Continue reading

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Weiss platform in 70 words

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