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Is Buena Vista ‘gone with the wind’?

Driving past the landmark Stanford Theatre, and noting the upcoming marquee news of the cinematic classic, I am moved to compare the famous Margaret Mitchell-based movie to the situation here and now about Buena Vista mobile home park. How would … Continue reading

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Hey, Joe, where you going with that gun in your hand?

(cut and paste paragraph about Joe Simitian at today’s Los Altos Farmer’s Market, 5-7 p.m. and Saturday in Palo Alto, a.mish — I will check it out if bad grippa is indeed in check) (cut and paste to Jimi Hendrix … Continue reading

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47 posts so far in March to Plastic Alto by Mark Weiss, plus this photo of him, at BV rally

Thanks, Winter: (I was wearing a suit to atone for wearing pajamas to the County Supervisors hearing back in January, I described below. In case a casual Plasty reader does not match the svelte guy tossing a bowling ball in … Continue reading

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Simi w. Tsimmes

Simi is a new nickname for Joe Simitian, a leading local politician. Tsimmes is a Jewish soul food, a sweet stew made from carrots. edit: No, “simi” is Joe, “tsimmes” is Simitian/Hughes.

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Za 4 BV w/Simi

Dear Friend, I’m asking you for one hour of your time tonight to help save the homes of 400 Palo Altans. The Buena Vista Mobile Home Park is in danger of being shut down. Not only is it the last … Continue reading

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Fairygodmother lauds politicians

County Supes support Buena Vista kids with $8 M earmark, in Palo Alto Betty Peck, Saratoga’s fabled “Fairygodmother of kindergarten”, was a secret and perhaps hermetic lobbying force in the Santa Clara County Supervisors unanimous 5-0 decision to earmark $8 … Continue reading

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Stack and pack v. rent control

But concert promoter Mark Weiss dismissed the question as “biased” and said the city would be better off exploring rent control. “How many houses would we have to build before the prices would become affordable?” Weiss asked. “No one has … Continue reading

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