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Why is an article about a proposed Midtown trail re-posted with no comments allowed?

Original post made by Midtowner, Midtown, on May 4, 2013

On May 2nd, the Palo Alto Online editor posted a story about the proposed Matadero Creek trail in Midtown. The story is at:

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Posted by Resident
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on May 4, 2013 at 2:08 pm

This article and thread is still open. Web Link


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Posted by Midtowner
a resident of Midtown
on May 4, 2013 at 2:43 pm

@ resident

I know, but it's been removed from the front page where it's been reposted (identical article) with the thread locked, as if someone wants the comments to the original posting removed a direct link to the front page, in other words "burried" somewhere off the front page.

This is what bothers me. It's tantamount to burying the comments. People coming to Paloaltoonline will most likely now only see the article on the front page, with the thread locked, and with no direct link to the comments by Midtown residents who like the plan of a bike trail along Matadero Creek.


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Posted by Town Square Moderator
online staff of Palo Alto Online
on May 4, 2013 at 4:07 pm

Town Square Moderator is a registered user.

All fixed. Thanks for bringing this to our attention. We had some coding issues. Comment-away!


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Posted by Abelard
a resident of Old Palo Alto
on May 6, 2013 at 11:23 am

Actually, I wish the trail could be longer, through Midtown and Barron Park until it could go no further.


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