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Despite calls for action, Palo Alto is in no rush to expand Foothills Park access

Original post made on Jun 23, 2020

Weeks after pledging to promote inclusion, the City Council abruptly postponed considering a proposal that many say would do just that: allowing non-residents to access Foothills Park.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, June 23, 2020, 4:37 PM

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Posted by None given
a resident of Castro City
on Jun 23, 2020 at 7:31 pm

Are Palo Alto residents allowed in Mountain View parks?


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Posted by James
a resident of Monta Loma
on Jun 24, 2020 at 7:15 am

"Anti-racism is about changing our policy and taking action, not paint on the street."

Globus gets it! So glad to see someone talking about this so clearly and publicly as applied to the local community.


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Posted by MVFlyer
a resident of St. Francis Acres
on Jun 25, 2020 at 2:12 pm

I have an idea--let's ban Palo Alto folks from Shoreline Park, our crown jewel. We will continue to allow people from all other cities. See how they like it.


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Posted by Truth be told
a resident of Another Mountain View Neighborhood
on Jun 25, 2020 at 2:32 pm

Are Palo Alto residents allowed in all the parks in Los Altos Hills?


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Posted by Truth be told
a resident of Another Mountain View Neighborhood
on Jun 25, 2020 at 2:36 pm

Can Palo Alto residents fly their RC planes and drones in the designated areas of Rancho San Antonio and Sunnyvale Baylands Park?


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Posted by Rossta
a resident of Waverly Park
on Jun 25, 2020 at 4:30 pm

Seems Palo Alto council only pays lip-service to inclusivity. When it comes to actually including people, they balk and delay and fail to act. This is EXACTLY what has allowed racism to be perpetuated in this country - inaction. Everyone wanting someone else to take the action.


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Posted by Joan M.
a resident of another community
on Jun 27, 2020 at 10:39 pm

How about posting a “tasteful” new sign at the park entrance to reflect Palo Alto’s true essence;
“Only Palo Alto Lives Matter”!


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Posted by MV Resident
a resident of Another Mountain View Neighborhood
on Jul 3, 2020 at 1:58 am

Kudos to MaCauley. This idea is long past due


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