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Palo Alto considers commissioner handcuffs

Statements to the media should generally be avoided. If asked, route questions through the Chair in collaboration with the City’s Chief Communications Officer. BLUF: I find the agenda item for the October 19 Palo Alto City Council meeting, about a … Continue reading

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BULLY, FASCIST, NINNY, QUISLING

The Palo Alto Post has picked four choices for Council even though there are still two months left in the campaign. Their slate includes four of my five bottom-dwelling worst-possible candidates. The only thing Dave Price and I agree on … Continue reading

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That’s the tea (Tom, Eric, Alison)

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Palo Alto incumbent lauded for anti-idling stance

Tom Dubois kickoff of re-election campaign Palo Alto City Council, Hoover Park, introduced by colleague Karen Holman. From The Merc Kelley just last month: A subcommittee made up of Councilwoman Karen Holman and Councilmen Tom DuBois, Adrian Fine and Cory … Continue reading

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Linsanity, Duboisity

I had read about this but never until just now saw the video of Jeremy Lin playing on the new basketbal court at the new Mitchell Center in Palo Alto. And Greg Scharff, then the mayor and still on council, … Continue reading

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Jazz beats on KCSM

https://www.amazon.com/Jazz-Canto-Various-Artists/dp/B001PMRKDW Just now jazz in this afternoon the dj back-announced two tracks I half-heard that she said have a loose Beat theme. One was Roy Glenn reading from a Philip Whalen poem, from an album, I soon suss, called “Jazz … Continue reading

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Aquinas Church on Waverley, in movies and in Weiss campaign

One of my happier mornings campaigning for Palo Alto City Council, or half hours even, was standing outside of Terry’s congregation on Waverley greeting people as they made their was to an early Sunday Mass. I was holding a sign, … Continue reading

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Weiss platform in 54 words by Terry and Mark

one person one vote not one dollar one vote enforce comp plan don’t gut it will rent control save even one family already here interrobang Continue reading

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I am running, if you define running as walking around, shooting photos and then writing about that or those

Within an hour of visiting Donna Grider, the Palo Alto City Clerk, to “pull papers”, two reporters called to confirm if I was indeed running. I called back Breena Kerr of the Post and asked if I could add another … Continue reading

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The Great Democracy Tap-out (of Palo Alto)

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