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News - January 8, 2010

Water-conservation plan meets with skepticism

Palo Alto landscaping ordinance would limit turf areas, require more native plants

by Gennady Sheyner

A proposal by Palo Alto's Utilities Department to save water by shrinking the size of people's lawns was greeted with skepticism from the city's Utilities Advisory Commission Wednesday night.

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Staff Writer Gennady Sheyner can be e-mailed at gsheyner@paweekly.com.

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