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In a 543-word opus describing his travails finding Internet connectivity in Palo Alto after a Comcast outage, imperialist blogger Michael Arrington was distracted by a noisy rooster. "There should be no live chickens in Palo Alto," he complains. While roosters, like the one pictured, are strictly forbidden in Palo Alto outside of areas zoned for agriculture, residents are allowed to keep up to six hens with a regular permit. How to dispose of the noisy cock? The city will happily loan a humane trap for $5 a day.