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Spectrum - October 3, 2008

Branches debate has deep roots

The following recap of Palo Alto's long history of branch libraries was initially published on Dec. 8, 2004, under the headline, "Branches have long been targeted." It was published on the eve of a key City Council decision the following Monday, Dec. 13, when the council unanimously rejected a proposal by then-Library Director Paula Simpson to close two branches, setting the stage for the current debate leading up to the Nov. 4 vote on Measure N. The article:

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Former Weekly Staff Writer Bill D'Agostino compiled the above history of branch battles.


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