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Homeless shelter to share site with trash hauler on San Antonio Road

Original post made on Aug 30, 2023

When Palo Alto’s new homeless shelter on San Antonio Road opens in late 2024, its residents will have to share an industrial site with the city's trash hauler, GreenWaste.

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Posted by Steven Nelson
a resident of Cuesta Park
on Aug 30, 2023 at 11:53 am

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"Out of sight, out of mind" - next to the (recycled) trash truck area and the recycled wastewater (sewer treatment) plant. Palo Alto's Process! Life rehabilitation By-the-Shore (or BS).

Posted by Polomom
a resident of Waverly Park
on Aug 31, 2023 at 9:13 am

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@Steven Nelson MV residents should look at their own plans for a housing complex on Terra Bella. We will be housing people in a storage facility, not close to schools or shopping. I'd say we are not any better in our location choices.

Posted by Steven Nelson
a resident of Cuesta Park
on Sep 7, 2023 at 3:41 pm

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Dear Resident of Waverly Park - and what was the result of the Santa Clara Valley Water District trying, in vain it turned out, to run their several Waverly Park / Stevens Creek rental properties to support homeless? [Oh ... ]

I do not think the RV lot out at Shoreline is a best-positioned place, the Evelyn Ave RV lot is a bit better - and the end-of-the-Evelyn Ave low-income [finished & occupied] multi-story units at the Sunnyvale border / with shuttles to schools is much better.

But, Resident, isn't the Crestview Hotel conversion / El Camino within the Imai elementary boundary Much better?

link to recent Voice article

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Waverly Park turnout resists homeless sheltering in Their Neighborhood/ 2017, Voice article
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Posted by Polomom
a resident of Waverly Park
on Sep 15, 2023 at 4:10 am

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@Steven Nelson. Yes my neighborhood is an example of NIMBY. I am not proud of that. School for autistic children, teacher housing, homeless housing. All of that was shot down. I still believe teacher housing on school district property in Cooper Park should have been considered. Especially now with the discontinued maintenance deal with the city. The Cuesta Annex would also be a great spot for affordable housing. Walk to schools/transportation and shopping. Instead we have an in -official dog park.

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