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Save Menlo's true agenda appears

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on May 20, 2014

When challenged about their claimed status as a "general purpose committee" rather than as a "ballot measure committee" Save Menlo's spokesperson Perla Ni said that they can support City Council candidates as well as the initiative in this fall's election.

Perhaps being a stalking horse for their as yet unnamed city council candidates has been their real objective all along and the petiton gathering was just a ploy to raise money and get names and addresses of potential supporters.

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Posted by Peter Carpenter, a resident of Atherton: Lindenwood
on May 20, 2014 at 1:19 pm

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I wonder how many of the people who donated to Save Menlo, whose web site focusses solely on the Lanza/Fry initiative, realize that their money will be spent instead to support candidate for the council chosen, again in secret, by the Save Menlo self appointed and unaccountable leaders?


Posted by Peter Carpenter, a resident of Atherton: Lindenwood
on May 20, 2014 at 1:51 pm

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5 – Who is the lawyer who helped draft this initiative and what other interests does he represent?

Well finally we find out that "$5,000 -- went to Shute, Mihaly & Weinberger, a law firm specializing in land-use issues that has popped up in other Menlo Park battles. The firm was also retained by a group of downtown business and property owners unhappy with the way the specific plan's environmental impact analysis was conducted prior to the plan's adoption."


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