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Briefs: Menlo Park seeks views of downtown business owners

Original post made on Aug 10, 2014

The city of Menlo Park is trying to make communication a two-way street, but so far the response from downtown business owners asked to complete a survey has been sparse.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, August 6, 2014, 12:00 AM

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Posted by resident
a resident of Menlo Park: Downtown
on Aug 10, 2014 at 5:54 am

Over the past few months have come to avoid downtown Menlo Park. A few places regularly have people collecting funds for charity. Some are quite aggressive. As a senior citizen on a limited income I do have funds allocated on a regular basis for a few selected charities. But cannot afford anything more. It makes me very uncomfortable to encounter and refuse these people. So I just have stopped going to these places and even avoid walking near them if possible. Also have noticed an increase in the number of homeless lingering downtown some "panhandle" some not. My heart goes out to them -- but for the grace of God go I. But, again I do not have the funds to consistently give them. So, my visits to downtown have come to be few and far between.

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Posted by George
a resident of Menlo Park: Downtown
on Aug 10, 2014 at 5:23 pm

I've not seen the SURVEY FORM? Have you?

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