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Facing a lawsuit, Palo Alto plans to permanently expand Foothills Park access

Original post made on Oct 23, 2020

Spurred by a lawsuit from a coalition that includes the ACLU and the NAACP, Palo Alto is preparing to permanently abolish a long-standing policy of limiting Foothills Park access to residents and their guests.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, October 22, 2020, 5:53 PM

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Posted by Y
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Oct 23, 2020 at 9:06 am

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Huzzah!
Yay for Palo Alto possibly becoming a bit less racist and classist in their ways!
Now they need to build some more housing!


Posted by mimo
a resident of Cuesta Park
on Oct 23, 2020 at 10:10 am

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While I am not a resident of Palo Alto, somehow it feels that this is another nail in the coffin of common sense...


Posted by Go ACLU
a resident of Another Mountain View Neighborhood
on Oct 23, 2020 at 10:11 am

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Thank you to the ACLU and NAACP for holding supposedly liberal Palo Altoans' feet to the fire. If you consider yourself a progressive and were in favor of this ban it's time for some self-reflection.


Posted by Victor Bishop
a resident of Another Mountain View Neighborhood
on Oct 23, 2020 at 11:58 am

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Good news. Thanks NAACP and ACLU. Doug Moran is not going to be happy:
Web Link


Posted by Steven Nelson
a resident of Cuesta Park
on Oct 23, 2020 at 2:28 pm

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Finally. And this is a great example of why my momma said the family should give some money to the NAACP. She didn't in her will, but I guess I'm obligated to change mine (actually a Beneficiary Designation %)
Taking it to the Judge is what at times is necessary for a group to get a government agency - and a stuck-in-place governance body - to figure out they are in Modern Times. God bless the ACLU too.


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