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News - January 18, 2013

Around the block

IF YOU HEAR CHAIN SAWS ... A 100-year-old California live oak crashed down in Rinconada Park on Friday, Jan. 11, and landed on Embarcadero Road and the Walter Hays Elementary School grounds. No one was injured, but city officials at Monday night's Palo Alto City Council meeting said that public-works crews would be checking the root systems of other trees in the park to safeguard the public. Trees that are found to have compromised root systems could be culled, officials said.

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