Category Archives: the candidates

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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‘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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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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Candidates’ forum Saturday, Sept. 15

The League of Women Voters is producing a candidates forum Saturday, Sept. 15, from 2 to 4 p.m. at Unitarian Universalist Church on Charleston in Palo Alto. The six candidates are Mark Weiss, Tim Gray, Liz Kniss, Marc Berman, Greg … Continue reading

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‘Make No Law’

“Make No Law” is a 1991 book by Anthony Lewis about the Sullivan Case which still establishes the bulk of U.S. Constitutional law about libel law and citizens’ ability to comment on public officials. Much of my activism here, for … Continue reading

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U.S. State Department and McFaul Support Jailed Rock Band

The United States is concerned about both the verdict and the disproportionate sentences handed down by a Moscow court in the case against the members of the band Pussy Riot and the negative impact on freedom of expression in Russia. … Continue reading

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Who are ‘pro-developer’ among the current council and challengers?

To answer indirectly a question posted at Palo Alto Weekly, as below, look at, as Fred Balin alludes to, Susan Fineberg’s seat on PATC, given to Alex Panelli, who had never been to a meeting, while Susan, prompted by a … Continue reading

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