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News - February 22, 2013

Palo Alto takes residents on a social-media ride

Recent 'virtual ride-alongs' the latest push by city to strengthen social-media presence

by Gennady Sheyner

Palo Alto Police Chief Dennis Burns is no stranger to chasing criminals or stopping drunk drivers, but last week he found himself in unfamiliar territory as he slowly trailed a mattress that was resting precariously on the roof of a moving sedan.

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