Palo Alto Considers Opening Up Access To Residents-Only Foothills Park Amid ACLU LawsuitOfficials in Palo Alto are expected to consider a proposal that would open access to Foothills Park to the general public, as the city faces a lawsuit over the park's residents-only requirement.
ACLU Sues Palo Alto Over Residents-Only Access To Foothills ParkThe American Civil Liberties Union has sued the city of Palo Alto over its decades-long policy restricting Foothills Park to residents only, calling the policy unconstitutional and racist.
Battle Over Non-Resident Access To Palo Alto's Foothills Nature PreservePalo Alto city councilmembers voted against a year-long pilot program that would have opened Foothills Park to non-residents for the first time since the sixties.
New Push To Open Palo Alto's Picturesque Foothills Park To Non-ResidentsIt is a discussion that has come and gone many times over the years, but the current social justice movement might be the final push needed to make a Bay Area park open to the entire public.
Palo Alto's Foothills Park Enforces 'Residents Only' Rule Dating Back To '60sFoothills Park seems inviting until you take a gander at the sign on the front gate, which reads, “Palo Alto residents and their accompanied guests only."
85-Year-Old Hiker Survives 50-Foot Fall Down Palo Alto Trail EmbankmentCrews rescued an 85-year-old hiker she slipped off a steep trail filled with poison oak and trees at Foothills Park in Palo Alto.
Residents On Edge As Peninsula Fire Station Closes During Peak Fire SeasonFire Station 8 in Foothills Park is closing for the next 4 months. It will save money, but it's peak fire season and residents are nervous.