Watch out Palo Alto, we're invoking Berkeley's prior failed policies right now. We now have a homeless shelter downtown and close to the high school, which is a magnet for the homeless. We provide drop-in services, are invoking "restorative policing" - code word for hands-off the homeless (i.e., do not cite) and relentless homeless advocates. We are just beginning to experience the negative results of many poor decisions on the part of City Council with regard to our growing homeless problem.
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