Emergency Preparedness in East Palo Alto - Get Ready!

Is East Palo Alto ready when a 7.0 earthquake erupts on the Hayward fault?  It is not hard to Imagine a scenario where a natural disaster overwhelms state and county resources, and help is slow to reach East Palo Alto. One fact should scare the bejeezus out of us

LAFCO Hearing on The East Palo Alto Sanitary District on November 15th, 2023

The City of East Palo Alto and LAFCO will have a meeting this week to discuss dissolving the East Palo Alto Sanitary District (EPASD) and having the city run sewage services moving forward. First, the meeting details: Wednesday, November 15, 2023 06:00pm to 08:00pm 2415 University Ave East

NO on OPA!

East Palo Alto City Council will vote on OPA, the “Opportunity to Purchase Act” on Tuesday November 7th, 2023. OPA is a terrible policy, and I strongly oppose it. East Palo Alto does have a housing and displacement crisis, but the proposed solutions to these issues are atrocious, akin to

Reject OPA!

The Opportunity to Purchase Act, “OPA”, comes before East Palo Alto City Council yet again on Tuesday October 3rd, 2023.  OPA has been in front of council multiple times, and it is good to remind EPA residents why this is a terrible idea that must be rejected. · OPA is designed

Let's Add Bike Racks at Cooley Landing

We need more bike racks at points of interest in East Palo Alto. One place is at Cooley Landing, specifically in front of the Cooley Landing Education Center.

East Palo Alto Should Acquire 0.66 Acre Land for $100k for New Park

I think the City of East Palo Alto should acquire the ~0.66 acre land at the end of Verbena Dr for a new park. In this blog post, I aim to outline why I think residents would benefit from this and I outline a "design doc" for how the city can acquire the land for a new park.

Lessons on Mobility From Paris

My family and I recently visited Paris on our summer vacation. Paris has changed remarkably since I last visited, transforming from a typical car-centric city to a place focused on making bikes, scooters, pedestrians, and public transportation priorities in mobility. It is remarkable to be in a city where you