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News - March 27, 2013

Priory 'grass' infield gets green light

by Dave Boyce

They were eloquent in their opposition to artificial grass. Defenders of a natural grass infield for the new oval running track being proposed for Woodside Priory School in Portola Valley spoke of precedents being set if the fake stuff were allowed, of birds flying on because worms will not be below to distract them, of betrayal of a founding principle in the town: respect for the land.

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