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News - May 2, 2014

'Grand' vision for El Camino clashes with reality in Palo Alto

Regional initiative fuels city's drive for wider sidewalks, more density on thoroughfare

by Gennady Sheyner

Few local residents would use the word "grand" to describe Palo Alto's congested, eclectic and motel-dotted stretch of El Camino Real, a state highway that planning officials hope to turn into a vibrant chain of neighborhood centers.

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

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