Posted by Anon., a resident of the Crescent Park neighborhood, on Jun 2, 2012 at 6:39 pm
"Along" or "In" the creek ?
I think some public entity keeps the creek clean in case of another massive rain by trimming and cutting out large plants and trees as well as blockages that might occur. Do you think it might have been a city or county worker ?
Posted by anonymous, a resident of the Duveneck/St. Francis neighborhood, on Jun 4, 2012 at 1:00 pm
I can't help you on that, but I was surprised not to hear squawks from Palo Altans when all those trees and bushes were cut down alongside 101 and E. Bayshore Rd. Clearly, this is because of the highway widening/lane additions, but I saw a heckuva lot of greenery being removed one day as I drove on E. Bayshore recently...think of all the carbon dioxide that has been removed by those trees along the highway for all those years. I wonder if there will be room to add more greenery after all the construction is finished (I speak of Embarcadero Rd to San Antonio Rd) -- space between E Bayshore and 101.
Posted by Ruth K, a resident of the Southgate neighborhood, on Jun 18, 2012 at 4:27 pm
I walked my dog past there last Friday and found the trees mentioned. They are indeed growing inside the creek bank. Apparently whomever is doing this has abandoned the chain saw and is now poisoning said trees by boring holes in them and inserting little white funnels into which some liquid has been poured. This is truly disgusting! Go look for yourselves behind 2025 e. bayshore.
Posted by Hmmm, a resident of East Palo Alto, on Jun 18, 2012 at 5:34 pm
Ruth - did you notice any authorities about what you saw w/the trees? Would it be the JPA or PA Public Works? I am not sure, but if what's happening is supposed to be happening, then they should let folks know. And if it's not supposed to be happening, it needs to be reported, perhaps.