Giants trophy at Lytton Plaza or nearby San Mateo

Say Hey Sid Espinosa in his heyday at Lytton Plaza, 2011

Say Hey Sid Espinosa in his heyday at Lytton Plaza, 2011


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, and I soaked up the atmosphere. (I had been tracking use of Lytton Plaza, which is part of our parks system and not an asset of the Palo Alto Downtown Business Improvement District despite the chatter you hear at their meetings, or in their paper trail).

But so far it looks like the trophy will be at San Mateo Elks Lodge but not here. What gives? Were we outbid? Did this fall thru the cracks? Did we book a Jacko tribute act for an exclusive six-week run?

That I caught so to speak Tim Lincecum’s no-no makes everything else gravy, but it is a curiosity about this event.

Meanwhile and more immediately, who from the official PA brass will be at the Stanford bowl game?

Also, were we involved in the Olympics planning at EA recently?

I think there are more pressing matters but it is an interesting litmus test about our regional role.

San Mateo San Mateo Elks Lodge
229 West 20th Avenue
San Mateo, CA 94403 February 2, 2015 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.
San Jose Municipal Stadium
588 E. Alma Avenue
San Jose, CA 95112 February 3, 2015 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Richmond Civic Center
450 Civic Center
Richmond, CA 94804 February 4, 2015 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.
San Francisco (Fanfest) AT&T Park
24 Willie Mays Plaza
San Francisco , CA 94107 February 7, 2015 All day
Santa Clara City of Santa Clara City Hall, Council Chambers
1500 Warburton Avenue
Santa Clara, CA 95050 February 9, 2015 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.

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About markweiss86

Mark Weiss, founder of Plastic Alto blog, is a concert promoter and artist manager in Palo Alto, as Earthwise Productions, with background as journalist, advertising copywriter, book store returns desk, college radio producer, city council and commissions candidate, high school basketball player; he also sang in local choir, and fronts an Allen Ginsberg tribute Beat Hotel Rm 32
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