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News - August 9, 2013

Tiny mouse looms large over levee project

Endangered species complicate effort to bolster flood control near San Francisquito Creek

by Gennady Sheyner

It stands less than an inch tall, sports a cinnamon belly, munches on pickleweed and spends its nights dodging owls and raptors in the Palo Alto Baylands.

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

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