Connecting the Dots

Fred Allebach

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Family and pro-life values?

Posted on July 2, 2018
Family and pro-life values?

I see that conservative evangelicals are swallowing any pretense of pro-family, pro-life morality by supporting Trump. This is a group... Continue

Community service awards

Posted on June 30, 2018
Community service awards

Local entities in the newspaper, non-profit and philanthropy fields make a big deal out of giving and getting awards. This self-rewarding... Continue

Slowing growth is needed, one way or the other

Posted on June 20, 2018
Slowing growth is needed, one way or the other

The post WW1 and WW2 liberal world order is supposed to have had a lot of upsides, but in reality, it has ended up to be an unjust... Continue

Housing as an entry to sustainability

Posted on June 15, 2018
Housing as an entry to sustainability

Planning for higher density urban areas is cutting edge policy for many good reasons, chief among which are saving on GHG transportation... Continue

Call me a complainer

Posted on May 27, 2018
Call me a complainer

A certain narrative is being promulgated in town. In this narrative, some community members are tagged as complainers or members of... Continue

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