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Perphelia’s Trailer (detail), 2008, Red Wing Nez

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Yo La Tengo and BV

Yo La Tengo is a rock group based in New Jersey featuring the husband wife duo of Ira Kaplan and Georgie Hubley. They are big in my world, even if you’ve never heard of them. Their name is a baseball … Continue reading

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Eminent domain is clear moral choice for Buena Vista Mobile Home Park

t I say eminent domain is the clear moral choice. What the current ownership group intends to do, and I believe that was their plan since they took over, in 2000, is an economic pogrom. Palo Alto meanwhile has protective … Continue reading

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Who deleted program H-41 wherein Bueva Vista was specifically protected in our Comp Plan?

One thing I noticed today is that in the PATC review of proposed amendments to the Housing Element of the Comp Plan (1998-2010) is that, besides as you say above including Maybell, they also apparenlty deleted “Program H-41″ which specifically … Continue reading

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Ozy and PBS on the BV

Coincidentally or providentially, Gwen Ifil of PBS had Carlos Watson of Ozymandias (ozy.com) media, a special report on mobile home parks in the U.S. and Silicon Valley. Following the links of their coverage made me realize that if we are … Continue reading

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Will Palo Alto rule ‘heartside-up’?

9:40 pm i.e. three and two thirds hours into the hearing: I’m going where there’s no depression To the lovely land that’s free from care I’ll leave this world of toil and trouble I am thinking of the Carter Family … Continue reading

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Will of the People for Buena Vista Park, public hearing, 250 Hamilton, April 13, 2015

edit to add, the next day: I sat through the four hour public hearing on the Buena Vista Mobile Home Park possible closure or opportunity to convert to homeowners association, which featured about 70 brief speeches, the bulk of which … Continue reading

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