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Vantage signs are graffitte littering Palo Alto.

Original post made by Alan, Greenmeadow, on Jan 13, 2008

While driving around Palo Alto, a see signs taped to light poles and bus stop sign posts all over the city, advertising "Vantage". This is graffiti from one of the developers and it has got to stop. I would like to know the following.

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Posted by Joy
a resident of South of Midtown
on Jan 13, 2008 at 10:40 pm

With regard to the Vantage signs posted on City property, I would talk to a Code Enforcement Officer to see if they are posted with the approval of the City.

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Posted by Resident
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Jan 14, 2008 at 8:59 am

The same could be said about garage sale signs and lost pet signs that hang around on posts much longer than necessary.

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Posted by Erica
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Jan 14, 2008 at 2:30 pm

Someone once described to me that all the signs posted on City owned property i.e. signal lights, light polls etc. as "Middle Class Graffitti"

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Posted by eeyore
a resident of Midtown
on Jan 16, 2008 at 6:56 pm

dont worry- I take them down every coouple of weeks on my morning bike ride- every notice that there are rarely signes at the corner of west bayshore and oregon? That's me.. hate the signs...

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Posted by temporary
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Feb 22, 2008 at 12:06 pm

These are temporary signs usually put there by a service only on weekends and removed Sunday night. This is just the usual part of doing business for developers and how they "guide" people in to their community. When they close out, the signs stop. It's all temporary and not a permanent "blight" on the community. If you were having a garage sale, you'd want to guide people to your home as well. Live and let live. There's so much else to be concerned with than some little sign on a tree or bus stop.

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