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State bill aims to dim artificial light from California's night skies

Original post made on Jan 8, 2023

In efforts to kickstart mindful artificial light usage in California, dark sky advocates reintroduced legislation in December that would dim the artificial light glowing from state buildings.

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Posted by felix
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Jan 8, 2023 at 9:02 am

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The City of Palo Alto should follow, and I hope support this vital Bill.
It’s the right and rational thing to do.

Posted by Bystander
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Jan 8, 2023 at 5:22 pm

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From my perspective, the street lights are dimmed to such an extent that it is dangerous for pedestrians to walk at night without carrying a flashlight to be seen, particularly when crossing the street.

Posted by Jerry
a resident of Duveneck/St. Francis
on Jan 9, 2023 at 6:15 pm

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Classic case of lawmakers caring about edge-case concerns while ignoring immediate life-threating issues. Homelessness, rampant petty theft, and massive transportation congestion. I appreciate the effort but AB38 doesn't hold a candle to any of those problems.

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