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News - May 2, 2007

Family gathers 10 years after tragedy

Hunt for arsonist still continuing, investigators say

by Becky Trout

On Saturday afternoon, the McKean clan and friends -- and their music and laughter -- spilled into Fordham Street in East Palo Alto. Two girls sped along the sidewalk on scooters beneath a string of blue-and-gold balloons. Their elders reclined in the sun at picnic tables, sipping drinks and eating barbecued ribs.

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Staff Writer Becky Trout can be e-mailed at Additional reporting by Senior Staff Writer Don Kazak.


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