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Viewpoint - December 26, 2007

Editorial: Bike bridge gets a bad rap

The complex and sometimes racially charged tensions between the Menlo Park neighborhoods on the east and west side of U.S. 101 erupted last week during a discussion before the City Council.

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Posted by Publius, a resident of Menlo Park: Belle Haven
on Dec 27, 2007 at 8:49 am

Both items written about this troubling issue failed to note reasons for one no vote; by sending Caltrans back to the drawing board the council could have forced them to get needed community input and saved hours of meeting time. Publius


Posted by Clodius Pulcher, a resident of Menlo Park: other
on Jan 2, 2008 at 4:53 pm

People in the Willows complain about crime, but residents of Belle Haven are victimized by crime at a much higher rate. Seems like Belle Haven residents should be doing the complaining about too much crime in their neighborhood.

Blaming a pedestrian bridge for providing an entry point for criminals is idiotic. I suppose criminals don't own cars?