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About this blog: Growing up in Brooklyn, NY I lived in high-density housing and experienced transit-oriented services first hand. During high school and college summers I worked in Manhattan drafting tenant floor plans for high-rise office buildi...  (More)

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Debating Earthquake Insurance
Jan 5, 2015 11:54 am
Comments: 26 | Views: 3,808

Whenever we receive a renewal statement for earthquake coverage it's a cause for wrestling whether or not to renew ? damned if I do and damned if I don't. I've... More
No on Measures A and C (or, "The School Board gets a 'Needs Improvement' in Public Process”)
Apr 27, 2016 1:06 pm
Comments: 47 | Views: 3,559

The editors of both our local papers, the Daily Post and Almanac News, recommend voting NO on Menlo Park School District’s Bond Measures A and... More
It doesn?t pencil out - justify the budget and hiring.
Jun 15, 2015 4:26 pm
Comments: 22 | Views: 3,541

When I was on the planning commission, the Planning Department included at least two contract planners ? for years ? who ably served the city. They also understood... More
Menlo Saves: A Retrospective on Ballot Measures in Menlo Park and Palo Alto
Feb 26, 2014 12:05 pm
Comments: 0 | Views: 3,427

My first draft of this entry began last November, but morphed over time into multiple topics. For clarity I'll focus on history.

Last November Palo Alto voters... More
Split the Ticket for Menlo Park
Oct 6, 2014 4:53 am
Comments: 13 | Views: 3,149

But first, for a couple of months I've been noticing (and using) the new green bicycle demarcations in Menlo Park and Palo Alto. These are a vast improvement of... More
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