Connecting the Dots

Fred Allebach

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An examination of white privilege

Posted on May 19, 2018
An examination of white privilege

This essay is inspired by Ta-nahisi Coate’s Atlantic piece on Kanye West opting for white freedom. Abstract Having thought on this... Continue

We are the housing crisis

Posted on May 6, 2018
We are the housing crisis

A recent article on NPR gave five reasons for California’s housing crisis. One, new housing not built for 70% of demand; Two, outsize... Continue

More art museum logs for the fire

Posted on May 4, 2018
More art museum logs for the fire

I was laying out of this art museum dust up, but Ken Wornick, SVMA board member’s vocal minority comment tipped his hand to how the... Continue

Rodeo Beach geology field trip

Posted on April 30, 2018
Rodeo Beach geology field trip

The other day I had a chance to go to Rodeo Beach on the Marin Headlands, on a little household geology field trip. I was the driver... Continue

Here’s what’s going on with the Tuesday Night Farmers Market

Posted on April 23, 2018

For 2018, music will always be on the horseshoe lawn in front of the fountain. The Jazz Society will be in the Grinstead amphitheater... Continue

What is a true cedar?

Posted on April 22, 2018
What is a true cedar?

Trees we commonly call cedars are actually members of the cypress family, Cupressaceae, including among others redwood, sequoia, incense... Continue

Save the world — stop shaving

Posted on April 19, 2018

Men, concerned about plastic waste? Stop shaving. Women, concerned about plastic waste? Stop shaving. This simple behavioral change... Continue

Chronic malcontents

Posted on April 15, 2018
Chronic malcontents

I’ve watched for some time now as the school district seems to melt down over every little thing. What is up over there that makes... Continue

Hillside grand finale

Posted on April 2, 2018
Hillside grand finale

As the Monday, 4/9, 5:PM hillside project hearing nears, alternate universes of facts continue to collide. On the applicant’s Facebook... Continue

One last hurdle for affordable housing project

Posted on March 31, 2018
One last hurdle for affordable housing project

Message from David Goodison (enjoy him while he’s here): The Design Review and Historic Preservation Commission is scheduled... Continue