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Families flock to Palo Alto's 'civic hacking' celebration

Original post made on Jun 1, 2013

Outside Palo Alto, the phrase "civic hacking" may sound like an oxymoron. But here, it's a cause to for the city to promote and celebrate, which Palo Alto did Saturday with a first-of-its-kind National Day of Civic Hacking event.

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Posted by Gaston Olvera
a resident of Midtown
on Jun 1, 2013 at 9:10 pm

Good event... Nice seeing families out and kids making things and not engrossed in little electronic screens


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Posted by Thank you
a resident of Midtown
on Jun 1, 2013 at 11:27 pm

We loved the event! We couldn't tear our son away from the TechShop tent. What a great way to spend the day and remind ourselves of how lucky we are to live in one of the most innovative areas in the world!


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Posted by Green with envy
a resident of another community
on Jun 4, 2013 at 12:46 pm

Came over from Fremont after one of my neighbors who works for the City told me about this event. Great job! Wee need o do this in Fremont, as we have a ton of high tech workers in our community.
Good job Palo Alto!


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