Palo Alto Weekly

Spectrum - September 17, 2010

Streetwise

What would you grab if your home was on fire?

Asked on California Avenue in Palo Alto. Interviews by Ryan Deto. Photographs by Georgia Wells.

Mary Russell

Attorney

College Terrace, Palo Alto

"Family photos because you can't replace them."

Jean San Juan

Dance Teacher

Mariposa Avenue, Los Altos

"My dog, Maggie, because I love her and I have had her for two years."

Paul Gowder

Graduate Student

Stanford University Campus

"Duh, this is Silicon Valley, my laptop and my iPhone of course."

Victor Gonzalez

Student

Blenheim Avenue, Redwood City

"I would grab something to eat, just in case. I don't know where I'll be after that."

Hilton Obenzinger

Retired Professor

Ventura Avenue, Palo Alto

"My family and my box of emergency documents, which contains passports, etc."

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