Category Archives: Plato’s Republic

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

Presley Pavillion in Palo Alto proposed, yo

Apropos of the recent discussion of building a public sector gym in Palo Alto, I want to suggest a related but much cheaper idea, to rename the gym at Cubberley “Presley Pavillion at Cubberley Center”. Bud Presley was a Cubberley … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas, again, Chop and Roxy

I noticed on page 9 of Silicon Valley Business Journal 11/26/21 a little box about small businesses with impressive and noteworthy pre-IPO valuations, “unicorn” in the local lexicon. Two of the ten highlighted are from Palo Alto: TripActions, which raised … Continue reading

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Days of show with Diunna Greenleaf (performing tonite in Palo Alto, 8:30 at The Mitch, presented by Earthwise)

If, fifty years into the future, in November, 2071, nothing is known about I, Mark Bennett Weiss, except that I had something to do with the video above, that would be enough. It would be wrong, but nearly true. I … Continue reading

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D in the H (same as above but abridged)

BLUF: I didn’t get to read this into the record even after two hours of the meeting because my wife, a former commissioner texted me to say she expected me to dinner, and because I got ito an altercation with … Continue reading

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Democracy in the house

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Anthony Bonet vs Mark O’Brien

BLUF: Lynn Schwarz nee Wilkens of Bottom of The Hill in San Francisco, where I had my Earthwise 10th and 15th anniversary shows, wrote back to say that she believes Anthony her former co-worker is doing well, 10 years since … Continue reading

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Large, social media re-branding is largely cosmeta-ic

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Assaulted by thugs at Santa Clara pro football game

A Black man wearing a red sweatshirt, a black mask, a cap and with bloodshot eyes threatened to hurt me in line at the souvenir stand tonite, for pointing out the nature of a line or what British not brutish … Continue reading

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Twelve recent photos in my smart phone that illustrate something about me better than 1,200 words might

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David Boyce Philip Greenlief Duo of improvised tenor sax plans show Saturday at Lytton Plaza three p.m. sharp

I don’t have a permit but I am paying two musicians, David Boyce and Philip Greenlief, to play a concert at Lytton Plaza on Saturday, October 16, 2021. If for some reason the plaza is not available for such an … Continue reading

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