Town Square

Post a New Topic

New pitch made for sparing Granny oak tree

Original post made on Sep 3, 2011

Four days ahead of a Sept. 6 deadline for destruction, the neighbors of a centuries-old heritage oak tree called "Granny" in North Fair Oaks voted to send the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission a new proposal for saving the tree that appears to resolve the one issue standing between failure and success.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, September 2, 2011, 11:45 AM

Comments (1)

 +   Like this comment
Posted by ugh
a resident of Menlo Park: other
on Sep 3, 2011 at 12:58 pm

Please have the neighbors or the group who cares so much for one tree to pay the $296,000.00 for tunneling. Surely the tax payer should not bear the cost to satisfy a small group of people. Plenty of trees in our wonderful City.


Don't miss out on the discussion!
Sign up to be notified of new comments on this topic.

Email:


Post a comment

Posting an item on Town Square is simple and requires no registration. Just complete this form and hit "submit" and your topic will appear online. Please be respectful and truthful in your postings so Town Square will continue to be a thoughtful gathering place for sharing community information and opinion. All postings are subject to our TERMS OF USE, and may be deleted if deemed inappropriate by our staff.

We prefer that you use your real name, but you may use any "member" name you wish.

Name: *

Select your neighborhood or school community: * Not sure?

Comment: *

Verification code: *
Enter the verification code exactly as shown, using capital and lowercase letters, in the multi-colored box.

*Required Fields

Mixx, Scott's Seafood replacement, opens in Mountain View
By Elena Kadvany | 9 comments | 2,930 views

Ten Steps to Get Started with Financial Aid
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 1 comment | 1,900 views

All Parking Permits Should Have a Fee
By Steve Levy | 23 comments | 1,615 views

To Cambodia With Love
By Laura Stec | 3 comments | 1,356 views

Itís Not About The Officer Or The MomóItís About All Of Us
By Erin Glanville | 6 comments | 514 views