Letters

Reader’s letters to us, on our Facebook page and to the local newspapers.


Are you a YIYBY?

It’s not whether you are a NIMBY or a YIMBY (Daily Post, August 21st), but a YIYBY (“Yes In Your Back Yard”) because that is what Scott Wiener of San Francisco, and others like him, are pursuing via SB50 (Daily Post, August 20th).


ABAG and BMR Housing 1

Every move California ABAG and related unelected and not-responsible Committees have made seems to be based on making it easy for developers to increase their profit. They claim it is based on planning, but it is not. As is borne out by the results.


Speak Out NOW 1

At the Public Hearings held on October 23 and October 30, 2017, the Palo Alto City Council considered the Planning & Transportation Commission’s recommendations in order to provide direction to Staff, and certify the Final EIR. Due to a large number of public comments and discussions, this item was continued to the November 13th Council meeting at 6PM.[Read more…]


Stanford University General Use Permit

Santa Clara County has released the Draft Environmental Impact Report for Stanford University’s 2018 General Use Permit (GUP). The Draft EIR and referenced documents are available for review at the following locations: County website: www.sccgov.org/sites/dpd/Programs/Stanford/Pages/GUP2018_CEQA.aspx Mitchell Park Library, 3700 Middlefield Rd, Palo Alto; Rinconada Library, 1213 Newell Rd, Palo Alto […]


Safety Must Come First

I live on Georgia Ave. on the Cul de sac that nestles up to the back of Juana Briones school. Some days I have to back out of my driveway during the peak of pedestrian traffic, past the blind spot caused by my neighbor’s illegally high privacy fence. Kids on […]