Guest Opinion: Alma Plaza is a $12 million giveaway by our City Council | June 20, 2007 | Palo Alto Weekly | Palo Alto Online |

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Spectrum - June 20, 2007

Guest Opinion: Alma Plaza is a $12 million giveaway by our City Council

by Doug Moran

With our City Council's scheduled confirmation of its decision on Alma Plaza, it speaks volumes about Palo Alto politics that there haven't been headlines screaming, "Council gives away $12 million."

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Doug Moran has been involved in Palo Alto politics for 15 years, having served on city advisory groups and is co-chair of Palo Alto Neighborhoods (PAN) and the president of the Barron Park Association. He is not a candidate for council in this fall's election. He can be e-mailed at


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