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News - October 29, 2010

Council relaxes massage rules

Foot spa owner says there's still a few kinks

by Daniel DeBolt

David Bertelsen said it only took a phone call to police to get the OK for Happy Feet foot spa in Palo Alto and a little more than $200 in city fees. But in Mountain View, he has been asked by police to jump through a slew of hoops, including spending thousands of dollars for over 200 hours of training, health exams, fingerprinting and background checks for employees, as well as pay $3,000 for a conditional use permit.

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