BY KYLE MARTIN
Daily Post Staff Writer
Palo Alto City Council members want to send mental health workers to incidents that police would have responded to, similar to a program that’s succeeded in Eugene, Ore., but getting it started isn’t proving to be easy.
In November, council directed City Manager Ed Shikada to express the city’s interest in participating in a county pilot program called the Community Mobile Response Program …
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If someone in Palo Alto is suffering a mental health crisis, the best response is to vote them out of office.