SFPUC stops work around heritage oak Other Topics, posted by Editor, The Almanac Online, on May 19, 2011 at 2:14 pm
The SFPUC ensconced a heritage oak tree within an "avoidance area" and directed the agency's contractor to stop work within that boundary for now in response to a major outcry by residents of the unincorporated Menlo Park neighborhood where it grows. The agency had planned to cut down the tree.
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Posted by Will B, a resident of the Menlo Park: Downtown neighborhood, on May 20, 2011 at 12:57 pm
It is so bizarre that Menlo Park, Atherton, PA, Woodside, PV, all these communties around here, all have ordinances re. taking "heritage" trees down and the SFPUC doesn't give a rats patootie about this tree! Are they jealous cuz they don't have great big 'ol trees up in SF? Oh, and by the way, to the writer from BelleHaven neighborhood, who poured sour milk on your Wheaties this morning??? "DESTROY THAT TREE!!!!" Are you nuts?
Posted by sadfsf, a resident of the Menlo Park: Belle Haven neighborhood, on May 20, 2011 at 2:06 pm