Our government can hold the line by enforcing the Heritage Tree Ordinance. It (protects) any oak tree native to California with a trunk circumference of 31.4 inches, at a 54-inch height, (and) any tree designated by the City Council for protection because of its historical significance.
The Oasis property is about to be split up and gentrified. Owners, the Beltramo brothers, have sold the land on the corner of El Camino and Cambridge Street. (Plans have been put forward) for a massive three-story with underground parking. This will swallow up the parking lots and alley named Alto Lane. And Menlo Park only gave notice for public comment to the property owners within 300 feet.
Please write to protest the death knell of three heritage redwoods and a century-old native Valley Oak.
Menlo Park can do better.
Partridge Avenue, Menlo Park
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