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News - January 13, 2012

Around Town

HONORING DR. KING ... Palo Alto will celebrate the life and legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr., Monday when it hosts a "Day of Service" event. A wealth of local nonprofits, including Youth Community Service, Canopy and Break Through the Static, are teaming up with the city for the event, which will feature activity tables, live music and open mic. "It's a fun event but also an important chance for people to do something to help others," City Manager James Keene said. The event will go from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Lytton Plaza. Caltrain will also take part in Martin Luther King Jr. Day festivities by sending its annual "Freedom Train" from San Jose to San Francisco. The train, which is chartered by the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Association of Santa Clara, is scheduled to stop at Palo Alto's downtown station at 9:59 a.m. to pick up passengers and arrive in San Francisco at about 10:55 a.m. Tickets to the train are available at www.svcmlr.org.

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