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On Deadline: Revolutionary 'Streets Team' expands its vision, horizons

by Jay Thorwaldson

The Downtown Streets Team once was a small-scale experiment launched six years ago in Palo Alto to put homeless persons to work and help them get back on their feet in multiple ways. It was initially eyed with some skepticism by many in the community.

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Former Weekly Editor Jay Thorwaldson can be emailed at jthorwaldson@paweekly.com with a copy to jaythor@well.com. He also writes regular blogs at www.PaloAltoOnline.com (below Town Square).

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