If the 88-year old Buena Vista Mobile Home Park closes, it may result in the single greatest displacement of adults and children in our town’s history. Of the 129 Buena Vista children, 99 are PAUSD students. We insist on a solution that includes Buena Vista residents continuing to live here with their children in our [...]
Most of us find “bullet voting” – where you vote for fewer candidates than you’re allowed to – at least a little confusing. If you vote for one or two of your second choices, does it hurt the chances of your first choices?
On July 18th the Palo Alto Weekly published an excellent article on the architectural review process in Palo Alto. Gennady Sheyner’s carefully researched work covered both sides of the controversial question: Is Palo Alto’s architectural review process broken? [Read more...]
Ken is a proven leader advocating for student learning and health, serving on important PAUSD committees on homework and funding allocation, and bringing data to inform school board decisions. [Read more...]
A proposed ballot initiative pushed by a group of Menlo Park residents called “Save Menlo” could significantly complicate future development in the downtown area, according to a consultant’s analysis publicly released Thursday night. Save Menlo organizer Mike Lanza wrote “This City Council has voted against our interests on every opportunity, so there isn’t much suspense for this particular vote, We look forward to the initiative making the ballot.”
Eric Filseth announced his candidacy for Palo Alto City Council today. Eric’s top priority will be issues important to residents – traffic, congestion, city infrastructure and services, and a sensible zoning and development policy that considers cumulative impacts on livability in Palo Alto and the integrity of our public school system. “Palo Altans are at [...]
After years of comprehensive study, Palo Alto City Staff proposed a Four-Component Organics Facilities Plan (OFP) for a City operated organic waste processing facility. (see Palo Alto Online article) This is a good, responsible and well-researched plan that fulfills the obligations of the City under Measure E. It would allow the city to proceed with the [...]