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City looks to spread smoking ban downtown

Original post made on Nov 19, 2013

Palo Alto's ever-expanding ban on smoking is now drifting toward downtown and California Avenue. By an 8-1 vote, with Greg Schmid dissenting, the City Council directed its Policy and Services Committee on Monday night to explore banning outdoor smoking in the city's two primary business thoroughfares.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, November 19, 2013, 6:53 AM

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Posted by Anonymous
a resident of Barron Park
on Nov 19, 2013 at 1:13 pm

I read in the Post that the city hadn't received any complaints about smoking on these streets, so why is this a council priority? The Council needs to spend its time on serious problems facing us all, such as traffic and parking.


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Posted by neighbor
a resident of another community
on Nov 19, 2013 at 6:24 pm

Editor: Why was last week's long discussion on this topic erased?


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Posted by CrescentParkAnon.
a resident of Crescent Park
on Nov 19, 2013 at 6:35 pm

Last week's discussion is still online, it's here: Web Link


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Posted by neighbor
a resident of another community
on Nov 19, 2013 at 7:21 pm

Editor: Please don't recycle the same story under different headlines. That's not journalism.


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