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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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Don’t Look Back: The Madison Reunion
Jun 6, 2018 12:37 pm
Comments: 2 | Views: 2,354

Next week we're headed to The Madison Reunion.

An unofficial trip to the Twilight Zone. Madison, Wisconsin and the University... More
Menlo Park Council Should Be Limited to 2 Consecutive Terms.
May 7, 2018 2:56 pm
Comments: 1 | Views: 2,269

Third terms on council seems to be torment for the incumbents - where they lose interest and energy. There are enough residents around to partake in city governance... More
Silicon Valley, welcome to Database Valley
Mar 22, 2018 2:41 pm
Comments: 2 | Views: 2,645

I was formulating a blog post about Menlo Park as company town when the NYTimes beat me to it (sort of).

But in the meantime, this insight: - Today, ‘Silicon... More
Districts One, Three and Four for ‘18
Mar 4, 2018 4:41 pm
Comments: 13 | Views: 3,148

I. Background

Menlo Park Districts One,Three and Four should elect council members this November. Having said that, let me explain.

Preceding the 2016 Menlo... More
Henry and Fluffy, On Duty
Feb 20, 2018 3:34 pm
Comments: 0 | Views: 2,496

While my father lived his final years at Palo Alto Commons I’d bring Henry our Bichon with me to see ‘grandpa.’ It was discouraged, but that flew... More
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