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City looks to spread smoking ban downtown

Original post made on Nov 19, 2013

Palo Alto's ever-expanding ban on smoking is now drifting toward downtown and California Avenue. By an 8-1 vote, with Greg Schmid dissenting, the City Council directed its Policy and Services Committee on Monday night to explore banning outdoor smoking in the city's two primary business thoroughfares.

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Posted by Anonymous
a resident of Barron Park
on Nov 19, 2013 at 1:13 pm

I read in the Post that the city hadn't received any complaints about smoking on these streets, so why is this a council priority? The Council needs to spend its time on serious problems facing us all, such as traffic and parking.


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Posted by neighbor
a resident of another community
on Nov 19, 2013 at 6:24 pm

Editor: Why was last week's long discussion on this topic erased?


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Posted by CrescentParkAnon.
a resident of Crescent Park
on Nov 19, 2013 at 6:35 pm

Last week's discussion is still online, it's here: Web Link


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Posted by neighbor
a resident of another community
on Nov 19, 2013 at 7:21 pm

Editor: Please don't recycle the same story under different headlines. That's not journalism.


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