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News - April 12, 2013

With fewer volunteers to serve on city commissions, Palo Alto ramps up recruitment

City plans to hold fairs, recognition events to spur interest

by Gennady Sheyner

Serving on a citizen commission in Palo Alto may look to an outsider like a thankless labor of love, full of wonky public hearings, PowerPoint slides and constant reminders that some residents will inevitably be upset at the end of the day.

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Staff Writer Gennady Sheyner can be emailed at gsheyner@paweekly.com.

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