Tag Archives: Palo Alto

Crate-digger: from Creamer and Layton ‘Whoa Tillie’ to Eddy Mitchell ‘Baseball (Anna)’ in five easy paces

Yesterday while in my walk-training I stopped at an estate sale and bought five not necessarily play-able 78 shellacs From a guy name Chris Easton On Marion Street very near where the Ohlone had burial mounds until the 1960s — … Continue reading

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Palo Alto Rock a a to z w

W World For Ransom is or was a Palo Alto based rock band featuring Billie Eyeball — her legal name for as long as I’ve known her — and Dave Womack as manager. Ray Poague, a Gunn 1980 graduate, played … Continue reading

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I misheard Strutz Levett as ‘Stressful Death’, no reason to denny

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Three random Dartmouth alums in conspiracy to sell beer at council meetings

Heubach ‘71, Gordon ‘76 and Weiss ‘86 two Kiwanis and “a son of a Gunn for beer” at Palo Alto crafts fair.

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Stone v. Lunt

Caption: A civil servant named Kimberly Lunt leads a group of children on a tour of Palo Alto’s City Hall, on May 29, 2018 while nearby a group of our finest gather in blue (not like the trees) following a … Continue reading

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I wish I knew how it would feel to be free

Billy Taylor wrote “I Wish I Knew” in 1963, before I was born. Nina Simone recorded the most famous version, in 1967, on “Silk and Sumpin’”, released as a single, later used in recent times out of context by some … Continue reading

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I’ve got your 3

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Mark and Duffy at Blue Trees Project, 250 Hamilton, City Hall, King Plaza by artist Kon and Adele

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Coco coming Aug. 24

BLUF bottom line up front: from the quotidian to the international scoop Plastic Alto has 12 posts in two weeks after nearly two years of disruption and relative silence. All in, this comprises 1,610 posts and more than 500,000 words. … Continue reading

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Any truth to the rumours that Downtown North parking program will be enforced by Apache helicopters?

Staff interviewed each firm and found that Serco, Inc. demonstrated the most complete understanding of the Downtown RPP program intricacies based on an evaluation of relevant experience, proposed staffing approach, and proposed technologies, despite the higher cost {$1.5 M} to … Continue reading

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