http://paloaltoonline.com/square/print/2013/10/07/measure-d-sides-spar-over-impact-of-maybell-development


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Measure D sides spar over impact of Maybell development

Original post made on Oct 7, 2013

Opponents and proponents of Measure D all say they are in favor of more senior housing in Palo Alto.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, October 4, 2013, 12:00 AM

Comments

Posted by curmudgeon, a resident of Downtown North
on Oct 8, 2013 at 12:26 pm

"This is about this project," Scharff said. "That's what you're voting on. Do you want this particular project?"

Scharff is at once disingenuous and savvy. Although Measure D is technically only about this particular project, if he really believes that's how the voters see it he has been living in a bubble. On the other hand, if Scharff has been tuned in, he knows the only way to pass D is to decouple it from the citywide revolt against excessive bulk and ugliness. Too late for that.


Posted by If this is so... , a resident of Green Acres
on Oct 8, 2013 at 12:43 pm

If this article is true, then PAHC should have picked a neighborhood more suitable, like maybe wait for Castilleja to move away or something. Pick a street that isn't. Eying used as an alternate quick route to and from the freeway ( because some idiots narrowed Arastradero).

Pick a neighborhood where there are not dozens of children bikeriding to school every day on a busy street.