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Saturday: Friends of Edgewood Park celebrate

 

The Friends of Edgewood Park will celebrate their 20th anniversary from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 11, at the Bill and Jean Lane Education Center at Edgewood Park, 6 Old Stage Coach Road off Edgewood Road in Redwood City.

Opening ceremonies, with state Sen. Jerry Hill and county Supervisor Don Horsley, begin at 1:30 p.m. Refreshments, including a birthday cake, cookies, and granola bars, will be served starting at 2 p.m.

Family entertainment will include a puppet skit, craft stations, treasure hunt, and a reading of a new children's book, "Frisky Finds a Home" by Carol Hankermeyer.

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Posted by Jack Hickey
a resident of Woodside: Emerald Hills
on May 10, 2013 at 1:46 pm

A history of Edgewood Park is in order. See:
Web Link

Here's a related posting of mine from "Butterflies and Edgewood Park" Web Link

All, don't miss the "Free Family Friendly Birthday party" for "Edgewood County Park and Natural Preserve" on May 11, at 1 P.M.

Don't bring the family dog, and please, no bicycles! Horsies are allowed in some locations. Forget about golf clubs.

This will celebrate the "taking" of public land, which should have been a revenue producing golf course. There was a proposal in which 453 acres of undeveloped land would be designated for a "pay its own way" golf course that would be designed so as to protect the checkerspot butterflies on the site. A large number of so-called "environmentalists" showed up to protest this reasonable allocation of land uses. The Board listened to the noise of protest. They decided to "give" the land over to the few people who hike on it.

Entertainment will include:
Premier of puppet skit - "It Could Have Been A Golf Course"
Craft stations, including making an origami Bay Checkerspot butterfly.

As you enjoy this celebration, remember that it was these same so-called "environmentalists" who brought us the re-alignment of I280 in 1969 which added an extra mile to your commute. That equates to 15.5 million vehicle miles per year, 620,000 gallons of fossil fuel/year and 260,000 man hours of additional travel time/year. Oh, and did someone mention that the exhaust emissions into Edgewood Park wrought havoc on the Checkerspot habitat?


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