Where did the sense of humor go?
Original post made by Hal Bailey, Menlo Park, on Dec 22, 2007
Thus, a remedy is available. www.danvilleweekly.com and click on the Town Square Forum.
In our version of the Town Square Forum, Alamo region residents discuss drawbridges, a woman leading a cow, hippopotamus, pole vaulting and recreational classes taught by Tarzan. We collect chicken salad recipes and laugh loudly at local and regional politics. We have even proposed rickshaws as student transportation to local schools.
Now, of course, you know that Palo Alto is our model and everything in Walnut Creek is becoming much like cosmopolitan Palo Alto. Unfortunately, as you drive south beyond Alamo, the area rapidly becomes the sprawl duplicated from Brea California. We have a great deal to laugh at and that could be a challenge for Palo Alto.
As I often visit my former home, Menlo Park, and enjoy Palo Alto, I can quickly see that these communities are very good at being communities and being part of their governments. Thus, as residents, you have the opportunity to use your Town Square Forum for real issues, commentary and actions.
We could only imagine,