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News - March 15, 2013

Palo Alto to ban plastic bags at stores, restaurants

City Council votes to ban plastic bags, require a 10-cent charge on paper bags

by Gennady Sheyner

The era of plastic bags is about to come to an end at shops and restaurants throughout Palo Alto after city officials decided Monday night, March 11, to greatly expand the city's existing ban on the notorious creek polluters.

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

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