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News - November 9, 2012

City hopes to keep retailers on key downtown block

Palo Alto looks to prevent offices from replacing shops, restaurants on Emerson Street block

by Gennady Sheyner

Concerned about a wave of offices replacing downtown shops and restaurants, the Palo Alto City Council signaled its commitment to preserve the area's retail character when it directed staff Monday night, Nov. 5, to come up with zoning changes that would protect a particularly vulnerable block.

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

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