Category Archives: Plato’s Republic

pertaining to government, the public sector, governance, democracy, politics, issues pertaining to such, like “freedom of speech” concepts

Jonah Matranga at Lytton Plaza, Election Day, 2012

andandand: i’m not sure what this is but if you are feeling lucky click here   Have you ever thought of doing a Queen tribute a-to-z of an album, arranged for solo voice and acoustic guitar? There’s a good movie … Continue reading

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Historic Palo Alto mansion open to public tour Thursday: Tobey House (1904) 567 Hale, at Hamilton: special meeting of HRB

 Notes, 1, I hope somebody invites Mrs. Brunenberg a stalwart of the board who only recently left the board; 2, Agenda miss spells the family name as “Toby,”. 3, I wonder if the former residence of this house are related … Continue reading

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I saw a werewolf drinking a latte at the DeYoung museum, salivating over his next big plunder

The De Young Museum has a great little show about Gauguin that includes Oceania, Europeania, paintings, prints, ceramics and wood carvings. People who’ve been around long enough might notice that the museum’s Maori figure from 1890 is likely the source … Continue reading

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One hundred thousand decisions, by Wegner, slated for new police station

Peter Wegner,  of San Francisco by way of South Dakota. whose work adds color to the new Stanford GSB, presents a preview of his coming Palo Alto Commission. 2. There’s also a colorful LED element that, like his more mechanical … Continue reading

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Hey blue Kerouacs, why so jaded?

There’s something in today’s Post about a comedian being pulled off the stage at Columbia University for saying no one looks in the mirror, who is black, and says ‘I’d like to be gay too because my life is not … Continue reading

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Twenty-four Weiss dispatches for Palo Alto Patch, circa 2011 (or pre-‘Plastic Alto’), and 2 other notes on our rights

  I said to someone apropos of my meeting Palo Alto Patch’s Aaron Selverston at the unveiling of the James Moore Bill Bliss bike monument at Baylands, that I subsequently filed a dozen articles there. It’s actually 24. Also a … Continue reading

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George Bush baseball glove

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