The ownership may be in family trusts. Identifying the phantom lots and current owners, and litigating title / eminent domain could take years - and money.
Once again, this is why we need real city attorneys like Dan Siegel and Bill McCure (namely, Jorgensen, Siegel McClure and Flegel)- who both grew up in Menlo Park and have historical knowledge.
Former: Planning Commissioner, Finance Committee, Chamber of Commerce Board
Present: Finance Committee