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Media Center to broadcast Jim Burch Tribute series

Original post made on Dec 16, 2011

The Midpeninsula Community Media Center will honor former Palo Alto Mayor Jim Burch, who was a longtime supporter of the center, with a special Jim Burch Tribute series on Saturday, Dec. 17. Burch died Nov. 28 at the age of 85.
==B Related stories:==
• [Web Link Memorial service Dec. 17 for former Mayor Jim Burch]
• [Web Link Read Jim Burch's obituary in Lasting Memories]

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, December 14, 2011, 8:53 AM

Comments (2)

Posted by Becky Sanders, a resident of Ventura
on Dec 16, 2011 at 1:16 pm

Thank you Palo Alto Online for letting people know about this weekend's events to honor Jim Burch. He was such an inspiration to the community and to all who knew him. Through his many charitable and creative and political activities, he touched the lives of millions of people. Thanks again.


Posted by All bow, a resident of Palo Verde
on Dec 17, 2011 at 3:34 pm

The hero worship of a flawed, deeply troubled individual continues unabated. Maybe the City Council should change the name of Palo Alto to Burchville, since everyone is so busy singing his praises that they forget his distate for anyone that dared to disagree with him and his disregard for free speech. Will there be a permanent shrine erected in the city so that his disciples can worship him?? Perhaps a life-sized statue.


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