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By Stuart Soffer

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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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A Perspective on Surf Air Approaches to San Carlos
Dec 7, 2013 12:14 pm
Comments: 22 | Views: 7,578

Surf Air, an aviation startup with a novel model for providing convenient service for commuters between the peninsula and Los Angeles, has been taking flack for... More
Is there a Menlo Park Finance Audit Committee?
Dec 3, 2013 4:37 pm
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Amongst the commissions and committees in Menlo Park noted on its web site is the Finance/Audit Committee (FAC). This relatively new committee was instituted by... More
Remembering JFK
Nov 22, 2013 11:04 am
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President John F Kennedy was assassinated on my birthday when I was in sixth grade. That created four days of indelible memories, glued to our black & white TV... More
Insights from a Blind Architect
Nov 18, 2013 12:35 pm
Comments: 2 | Views: 10,428

This week's digest of TED Talks caught my eye. The description of the first video was intriguing:... More
Is it easier to get a permit to remove 62 trees than 1 tree in Menlo Park?
Nov 12, 2013 11:18 am
Comments: 1 | Views: 1,415



Menlo Park has a heritage tree ordinance to preserve the stock of healthy trees from premature extraction. Portions of the ordinance were contentious in the... More
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