Monthly Archives: November 2010

AT&T and Trillium Withdraw Permit Application

We were notified by Russ Reich at the City of Palo Alto that AT&T and Trillium have withdrawn the application for a cell tower at the Eichler Swim and Tennis Club. We’re very happy that the right decision was made. … Continue reading

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Gathering To Show Opposition to Cell Tower at Eichler Club

Area residents and Palo Verde school parents plan to show up outside tonight’s Eichler Swim and Tennis Club board Meeting at 7:15 PM Thursday November 18th, to show our opposition to the proposed 75-foot cell tower that they want to … Continue reading

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Club Heads off Tower in THEIR Back Yard

In an email to its members, the Eichler Board of Governors admitted that it was concerned about a business next to the club erecting the very same tower next to its facility that it wants to erect near our homes. … Continue reading

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Q & A About the Eichler Board’s Proposal to Build a 75-Foot Cell Tower

No one wants to be a bad neighbor Local residents are of proud of the Eichler Swim and Tennis Club but if the members go along with the Board’s proposal to build a 75-foot cell tower on the property, it … Continue reading

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How Tall is a 75-foot Tree?

The yellow line shows the approximate placement and relative height of the proposed fake tree at the Eichler club.  The palm trees in the foreground are 51 feet tall. Note how close the tower is to homes. How Big Compared … Continue reading

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A 75 Foot Fake Tree in Your Backyard?

Imagine looking out your bedroom window on a fake 75 foot cellular tower with 9 antennas disguised to be a “faux-tree”.   That’s what the Board of Governors of the Eichler Swim and Tennis Club in Palo Alto wants their … Continue reading

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New Cell Tower Near Palo Verde Elementary School

AT&T has asked the City of Palo Alto to approve plans to construct a cellular telecommunications facility (antennas and transmitters) on the Eichler Swim and Tennis Club property. Based on the attached photo, the 75′ tall faux-tree antenna will be … Continue reading

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Environmental Impact

The environmental impact assessment submitted by AT&T in behalf of the Eichler Swim and Tennis Club states that the proposed cell tower site  ” is surrounded by residential to the South, East, and West and by industrial to the North.” … Continue reading

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LA County Calls For Repeal Of Federal Cell Tower Health Preemption

(2009) The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously on Tuesday, June 2, to actively seek and support federal legislation to repeal portions of the Telecommunications Act of 1996 that limit the authority of state and local governments to … Continue reading

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Towers Near Schools Banned In LA Unified School District

Federal law prevents municipalities from blocking cell phone towers based on health concerns, even with the support of American or European studies that oppose the FCC position on the link between cell towers and cancer. But federal law can’t stop … Continue reading

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