Grassroots Efforts Pay Off

A big hand to Hardy Miller and the No on R folks, who pointed out the key flaws in Measure R and helped voters see past its flowery ballot language. … We hope to work with them in the future to advocate for a sensible new library (Lafayette’s planned library is bigger, yet cheaper) without a multi-level garage. …

We won! Thank you!

Despite heavy downtown spending, the ill-conceived plan to put a 300-plus space garage in Civic Park went down to a resounding defeat Tuesday night. … Thanks to everyone who talked to their neighbors about this and who sent a clear message to City Hall that we’re not going to sit by for their consultant-driven redevelopment schemes.