The Barron Park Association

Sep 262013

The Fall 2013 issue of the Barron Park Newsletter is out and should have reached the mailboxes of all BPA members. If you have not received your issue, send us an email. This issue features the following articles:

President’s Message by Art Liberman – on the surge in development all along El Camino and the need for City planning staff and policy makers to have an overview of all this activity and to consider the consequences of all the additional traffic before gridlock arrives on the main arteries and the residential roads are besieged with cut through traffic.

A New Pocket Park: The Matadero Well Site by Doug Graham – on the newly  landscaped area with two benches (one donated by the Henshel family) alongside the Matadero Well Site, the history the Matadero Well itself as source of water exploited by private water companies until 1953, and efforts in the last few years by several determined Barron Park residents to create this new pocket park.

Art in the Park – featured artist: Nancy Lewis of Kendall Ave

Immersion Spa: Korean Spa culture in the Bay Area by Markus Fromherz (Business Liaison) – a new business in the former Blockbuster store: a Korean-style spa with American influences. They are offering first-time Barron Park residents 25% off through end of October.

Business Beat by Bob Moss – an update on businesses and business vacancies along the Barron Park section of El Camino

BPA Newsletter Survey Results by Nancy Hamilton – on the results of the survey in last issue of the BPA Newsletter, asking members their thoughts about the importance and the content of the Newsletter and for their input on ideas or willingness to participate in the Newsletter staff.

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