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News - July 13, 2012

California Avenue redesign evolves; opposition persists

City looks to reduce lanes, add plaza, benches and trees to commercial strip

by Gennady Sheyner

Wider sidewalks, new plazas and a scattering of benches, trees and other streetscape amenities are the latest components in Palo Alto's ambitious and controversial proposal to transform the California Avenue business district into a bustling pedestrian thoroughfare.

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