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May 5, 2014 12:00 AM

City Beat: School’s fence makes bad neighbor

The fence around the Merryhill School in midtown doesn’t look right. It’s a little ugly. Even worse, it blocks the view of the old Newton Booth School building, where the privately run Merryhill set up a campus – and the fence – last year. The school is a well-preserved landmark in a city where many historic buildings have been ruined.

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Ryan Lillis has covered the city of Sacramento, its 108 neighborhoods and its politicians since 2008. Prior to that, he covered crime at The Sacramento Bee. A native of upstate New York, Lillis has a journalism degree from the University of California, Berkeley.

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