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News - March 18, 2011

Seeking friendly connections

Old Palo Alto residents start neighborhood association

by Sue Dremann

Old Palo Alto neighborhood resident Nadia Naik never saw herself as a community activist. But when the issue of high-speed rail emerged — potentially affecting her Old Palo Alto neighborhood — she wanted to get involved. Naik attended a neighborhood meeting in the Southgate neighborhood, just across the Caltrain tracks to the west, at a friend's invitation. She soon realized there was something important missing in her own neck of the woods, she said.

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