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Me likey Joe

Apropos of nothing in particular, I am posting to my blog today, Plastic Alto — it’s a jazz reference— under the title “Me Likey Joe” something about generally glad I voted for Santa Clara County Supervisor, representing we here in … Continue reading

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Is Buena Vista ‘gone with the wind’?

Driving past the landmark Stanford Theatre, and noting the upcoming marquee news of the cinematic classic, I am moved to compare the famous Margaret Mitchell-based movie to the situation here and now about Buena Vista mobile home park. How would … Continue reading

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Hey, Joe, where you going with that gun in your hand?

(cut and paste paragraph about Joe Simitian at today’s Los Altos Farmer’s Market, 5-7 p.m. and Saturday in Palo Alto, a.mish — I will check it out if bad grippa is indeed in check) (cut and paste to Jimi Hendrix … Continue reading

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47 posts so far in March to Plastic Alto by Mark Weiss, plus this photo of him, at BV rally

Thanks, Winter: (I was wearing a suit to atone for wearing pajamas to the County Supervisors hearing back in January, I described below. In case a casual Plasty reader does not match the svelte guy tossing a bowling ball in … Continue reading

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Simi w. Tsimmes

Simi is a new nickname for Joe Simitian, a leading local politician. Tsimmes is a Jewish soul food, a sweet stew made from carrots. edit: No, “simi” is Joe, “tsimmes” is Simitian/Hughes.

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Za 4 BV w/Simi

Dear Friend, I’m asking you for one hour of your time tonight to help save the homes of 400 Palo Altans. The Buena Vista Mobile Home Park is in danger of being shut down. Not only is it the last … Continue reading

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Fairygodmother lauds politicians

County Supes support Buena Vista kids with $8 M earmark, in Palo Alto Betty Peck, Saratoga’s fabled “Fairygodmother of kindergarten”, was a secret and perhaps hermetic lobbying force in the Santa Clara County Supervisors unanimous 5-0 decision to earmark $8 … Continue reading

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Stack and pack v. rent control

But concert promoter Mark Weiss dismissed the question as “biased” and said the city would be better off exploring rent control. “How many houses would we have to build before the prices would become affordable?” Weiss asked. “No one has … Continue reading

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If I Had A Hammer, Don’t Hurt ‘Em

Or: The silver saxophones say I refuse you, PASZ and Measure D considered, with kid gloves Bottom Line Up Front (BLUF): Keep Council at 9 not 7, but vote for 5 not 3, who do this for love not money … Continue reading

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Chop Keenan as Lester Maddox: he may be a hick, but he’s our hick

I am saying we should be making money, public sector, on the phenomenon of tech miracle; we don’t have problem attracting tech. We have the opposite. On Conway: Web Link and the connection back to the topic is that the … Continue reading

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