With a strong turnout and and plenty of energy Oracle residents gathered again to consider the future of American Avenue. Building on comments offered at a meeting two weeks ago, Jeff Zucker led the group through a problem area identification process that pinpointed key concerns of meeting attendees.
Informed by a map that identified serious accidents over a five year period, the urgent need to address safety issues posed by current conditions on Oracle's main drag seemed paramount in the group.
Exactly where this is headed remains to be seen, but judging from convenings to date prospects are encouraging. With prime movers like Deb Breen and Mary Huebner, Liz Tuck and Jean Wilcox taking leadership roles Oracle will likely be the beneficiary.
Kaz and I moved to Oracle in 1979. The house we bought dated to the late 1940s. With little advance knowledge of the place, we set out to build a new life together, intending to settle in and raise a family.