Yahoo is testing a community suggestion board feature on its Local site for two California cities where people can discuss local issues.
For instance, on the Sacramento "Neighbors" site, people have suggested that the city needs more downtown gas stations, more urban farms, and a dog park. It turns out the Sacramento Bicycle Kitchen is seeking volunteers and a group is volunteering to help with painting projects.
People can vote the suggestions or posts up or down, comment on them, and subscribe to posts about particular issues.
The pilot test is also running for San Carlos, south of … Read more