Belated kudos to Norm on the mallard stamp

Marge congratulates Norm Gunderson for his painting of a mallard to adorn the 3 cent stamp

Marge congratulates Norm Gunderson for his painting of a mallard to adorn the 3 cent stamp

And kudos to EPA for enforcing the Clean Water Act apropos of the Cargill scheme to develop 1,400 acres of marshland in Redwood City, CA and to KQED forum with Joshua and San Jose Mercury with Paul Rogers for bringing the glad tidings.

if you merge or marge cargill with fargo you get cargo.

actual size but not actual duck:

andand: it was on my radar but I missed the boat, the chance to see Frances McDormand with the Wooster Group at Z Space SF last month, Ruthie Stein reports.

my notes on the Cargill discussion:
EPA cargill Kqed

David Lewis Save The Bay

Cargilll and DMB

David Smith Tice law (Stice Block)

40,000 infill sites
nearer to transit

absolutely the wrong place for housing

paul rogers san jose mercury

chron and merc editorialized against this project

2012 council forced cargill to withdraw project

150 elected officials opposed this project

diFi against it

corporate interests above the natural world


2008, charter initiative 2:1 failed

2012, may, we did withdraw.
downtown precise plan of RWC

their re-engagement to the bay, this site fits with

we feel it unfortunate that politics has entered the discussion.

it shouldn’t be political.

todd in RWC: 12,000 impact slow traffic on 101. 2-lane road only access in and out of there. bad move.

jim in marinwood: storm-surge barrier, like in london. bay model sausilito. museum.

(clean water act, rogers, 3/19, )

earthquake resistance. todd.

evaporator ponds for salt harvest. 5-year process.

Photo by Kenneth Lu via flicker curated by Rachael Myrow of KQED:
Cargill Salt Flats

outro: Colin Meloy formerly Decca Carson’s office manager, of the Decemberists, “Down By the Water (out by the old main drag)”

encore: here i dreamt I was an architect:


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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