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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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Jonah Matranga at Lytton Plaza, Election Day, 2012

andandand: i’m not sure what this is but if you are feeling lucky click here   Have you ever thought of doing a Queen tribute a-to-z of an album, arranged for solo voice and acoustic guitar? There’s a good movie … Continue reading

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Keep moving, keep playing, keep dreaming (Susan O’Malley, 1976-2015)

Joey Piziali sends word sadly that his friend and colleague Susan O’Malley has passed away, at age 38. I wrote this about her Palo Alto Public art campaign, two years ago: Terry and I met Susan O’Malley at an event … Continue reading

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Cajuste and Williamson lead Stanford bowl romp

My two favorite Stanford footballers were young men I met in town, Devon Cajuste a wide receiver and Jordan Williamson the all-time leading Cardinal scorer as kicker, from Texas. If I only get the chance to fast-forward to see three … Continue reading

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Giants trophy at Lytton Plaza or nearby San Mateo

The San Francisco Giants baseball team, World Champions, are touring the area with their famous trophy. In 2011, I saw the trophy at Lytton Plaza, but did not wait in line for a real photo, just some shots from afar, … Continue reading

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Row row row the vote (John McNellis non-endorsement photo op)

John McNellis is a former rower and a developer in Palo Alto, although he lives in Atherton. I run into him at a local coffee shop. He kindly posed for this photo during my campaign (see also the photo but … Continue reading

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Colorado dissent debate and Lytton Plaza

The Chronicle teed me up and the New York Times online hit me home about some noise out of Arvada, Colorado where a school board wants to revise U.S. History so as to produce a citizenry that is less likely … Continue reading

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Storytellers, reportage, reenactments and posts

Sunday afternoon consists of watching Tim Lincecum struggle with the Marlins — it’s 2-2 in the third as I commence — while posting a fairly mindless little ditty, comprising for the most part 21 images I managed to move from … Continue reading

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All the young dudes, at Lytton

I caught, for the third time, the young band that performs and creates video content at Lytton Plaza. A guy I met who moved here from Ivory Coast 20 years ago and has an 11-year-old himself congratulated or gave well-wishes … Continue reading

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Two free cultural events in Palo Alto

I am involved with two free cultural events in Palo Alto: 1) tomorrow, Thursday, July 3, 2014, Doris Williams, a performer known as Lady Doris, performs Celtic music (lute and vocals) at Lytton Plaza, University and Emerson. The event starts … Continue reading

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