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Menlo Park axes tree plan for Bayfront Park

Original post made on Oct 10, 2012

It seemed like a good idea at the time, but not any more: The Menlo Park City Council voted 5-0 on Tuesday night to axe a plan for landscaping Bedwell Bayfront Park despite winning a $350,000 state grant for the project.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, October 10, 2012, 8:45 AM

Comments (3)

Posted by A Neighbor, a resident of Atherton: West Atherton
on Oct 10, 2012 at 1:13 pm

Amazing to see sanity prevail in Menlo Park. It is a rare occurence.


Posted by move forward, a resident of Menlo Park: Belle Haven
on Oct 10, 2012 at 3:41 pm

can't even plant a bunch of trees around here without someone objecting.... sheesh!


Posted by Alan, a resident of Menlo Park: Belle Haven
on Oct 10, 2012 at 8:23 pm

The city-owned tree in front of my neighbor's house died a year ago - it is standing there, leafless. Hopefully they will replace *that*.


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