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Cover Story - February 4, 2011

How Palo Alto works with neighboring cities

Joint services:


With Whom:

Sunnyvale Materials and Recovery Transfer (SMaRT) station

Mountain View, Sunnyvale

Palo Alto Animal Services

Mountain View, Los Altos, Los Altos Hills

High-speed rail lobbyist

Menlo Park, Atherton

LINK+ library book-sharing service

Libraries in California and Nevada

Regional Water Quality Control Plant

Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, Mountain View, Stanford University and the East Palo Alto Sanitary District



With Whom:

Peninsula Cities Consortium (high-speed rail project)

Atherton, Menlo Park, Belmont, Burlingame, Brisbane

San Francisquito Creek Joint Powers Authority

Menlo Park, East Palo Alto, the Santa Clara Valley Water District, San Mateo County Flood Control District

Possible partnerships:


With Whom:

Public-safety communication center (dispatch services, emergency planning, fire prevention, records-management and arson-investigation programs, evidence facilities and office and field equipment)

Mountain View, Sunnyvale, Los Altos

Smart grid, sustainability



Study to be released in spring




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