Welcome to "the Willow Glen Backfence"
This website is dedicated to community communications in the Willow Glen area,
and is home of "the eList": click >here< for details.
Come to San José City Hall
Tuesday, May 19th
at 1:30 in the afternoon!
[free validated parking in the garage: enter from 6th St.]
The Mayor and Councilmembers consider 3 items that will decide the fate of the Willow Glen Trestle:
· Do they agree with the Landmarks Commission that it is historic?
· Do they agree with Staff that a prefab bridge is preferred?
· Do they sign the contract to demolish the Trestle?
>> Please attend and show your support! <<
Call or write the Mayor and Council, and say
Yes, the trestle is historic;
Redo the EIR to prefer the “Retrofit Alternative”;
and do NOT sign the contract to destroy this reminder of our local history!
(If you can’t attend the midday Council meeting, please write a
Here’s a “sample letter” to help with the addresses and details.)
· link to article on SJ Historic Landmark Commission
only a couple blocks from downtown Willow Glen
(a block east of Lincoln, just north of Coe)
check out past "Photos of the Week"
New! Check out the FAQ section!
Answers to all your Frequently Asked Questions!
~ For the Willow Glen Neighborhood Association (WGNA) website, click >here< ~
go on a self-guided tour of the future Three-Creeks Trail!
before and after pictures of Santa Clara St, looking east.
Click here for entire High Speed Rail Visual Design Guidelines. (~5 MB)
For historic perspective, here are the 1984 plans for Willow Glen.
SJ Bike Party 8/20/10from