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Around Town: A forgotten piece of history, an interesting budget proposal and a $182,000 window restoration grant

Original post made on Jun 19, 2023

In this week’s Around Town column, read about a man who came across a name he recognized in a San Francisco museum, one council member's idea for reducing the city’s $6 million deficit and a grant for the future history museum.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Saturday, June 17, 2023, 9:03 AM

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Posted by Native to the BAY
a resident of Old Palo Alto
on Jun 19, 2023 at 11:43 am

Native to the BAY is a registered user.

The Duveneck's were true to the bone community leaders and philanthropists. Of course their legacy was born of art and social good. The disaster of last summers cancelation of Hidden Villa Camp for 1500 poor EPA kids was a heartbreaking reminder that our local, social responsibilities are under attack weighted down by political battle. Giving has lost its way, where children are the ones that loose the most. Most of the Duveneck offspring are living out of state and far away from Palo Alto and Los Alto's greed induced high tech creep. Reminds me: Are the HV camps ensuing this summer? There was no follow up story about the meyhem of low wage camp employees, the fear of a spiritual symbol (clay tile) on a wall and the kids camp for low-income kids. So much about property value in Palo Alto, what about social value and the legacy carried forward by such as the Duveneck's bequeathed Los Altos, Palo Alto and EPA?


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