Category Archives: Plato’s Republic

pertaining to government, the public sector, governance, democracy, politics, issues pertaining to such, like “freedom of speech” concepts

New website launch for Earthwise

My wife, the artist and former arts commissioner Terry Acebo Davis aka TMW, made a tribute page or fan page for Earthwise Productions, my concert company. I started in 1994, which predates the modern internet, and have had varying degrees … Continue reading

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I am wearing my third eye blind T-shirt today but not sure ‘how’s it going to be?’

Yesterday I wore a golden state Warriors replica jersey of Stephen Curry in Los Angeles and six or seven people stopped me on the street.  One lady, Carmen, said she was from San Lorenzo but had moved here parentheses Sherman … Continue reading

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Has ‘Rock and Roll’ jumped the shark?

I remember in 1992 getting a Christmas card from Lane Wurster of mammoth records and thinking that there was an oasis somewhere where people could be “punk” or “Indie” and still be in business  Mammoth had seven or eight employees … Continue reading

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A Call for ‘Kurt Cobain Plaza’

Ok, I admit it was I who under a nom de plume posted an attack on the effort to re-name Lytton Plaza for a then recently deceased prominent Palo Alto clan figurehead and namesake. I spoofed the idea by posting … Continue reading

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The ‘V’ Word; or et tu VS me too

Posted by Mark Weiss a resident of Downtown North 11 minutes ago Mark Weiss is a registered user. I misread this to believe for a second that the screen writer was a Casti grad — as Grace Slick was. I … Continue reading

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T is for Tah (Palo Alto Rock a A to Z): Tommy Jordan, Paly ’81

I just left Tommy Jordan a long voice mail, to inform him he is Mr. T, in the context of Palo Alto rock history. (Actually, although I probably said forty things and made five jokes, before the machine cut me … Continue reading

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Palo Alto Rock a a to z z

Z And I thought about meeting Paul de Barros a Cubberley grad and long time jazz writer for the Seattle daily news or one of the two at Zotts A couple years ago; his mother had died he came to … Continue reading

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