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News - January 10, 2014

Palo Alto faces competing pressures on zone changes

City Council tries to reconcile state mandates for more housing with residents' outrage over new development

by Gennady Sheyner

Faced with state pressure to speed up housing development and intense community pressure to slow it down, Palo Alto officials will try to strike a delicate balance Monday night when they consider a list of revisions to the city's zoning code.

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