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Editorial: Bike bridge gets a bad rap

Original post made on Dec 27, 2007

The complex and sometimes racially charged tensions between the Menlo Park neighborhoods on the east and west side of U.S. 101 erupted last week during a discussion before the City Council.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, December 26, 2007, 12:00 AM

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Posted by Publius
a resident of Menlo Park: Belle Haven
on Dec 27, 2007 at 8:49 am

Both items written about this troubling issue failed to note reasons for one no vote; by sending Caltrans back to the drawing board the council could have forced them to get needed community input and saved hours of meeting time. Publius


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Posted by Clodius Pulcher
a resident of Menlo Park: other
on Jan 2, 2008 at 4:53 pm

People in the Willows complain about crime, but residents of Belle Haven are victimized by crime at a much higher rate. Seems like Belle Haven residents should be doing the complaining about too much crime in their neighborhood.

Blaming a pedestrian bridge for providing an entry point for criminals is idiotic. I suppose criminals don't own cars?


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