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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Downtown Palo Alto residents seek relief from train noise

Living next to downtown Palo Alto's bustling train station has many benefits, but for residents of 101 Alma St., a good night's...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2014
Last comment by Herb Borock, 0 minutes ago | 56 comments | 4827 Views

AROUND TOWN

Can we have a new Safeway like Los Altos?

I recently was visiting in Los Altos and used the new Safeway. It is a large store above a street level parking lot. Unlike...

Original post made by Safeway Shopper on Oct. 22, 2014
Last comment by neighbor, 2 minutes ago | 10 comments | 248 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City seeks outreach help for Our Palo Alto initiative

With the Our Palo Alto initiative stretching into its second year, city officials are preparing to hire an outreach consultant...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2014
Last comment by Disgusted, 3 minutes ago | 6 comments | 331 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police seek suspects in alleged armed robbery

A man and woman suspected of robbing a jewelry store in Palo Alto at gunpoint on Wednesday, Oct. 23, escaped with several...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2014
Last comment by Angela Hey, 9 minutes ago | 17 comments | 2277 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Editorial: Re-elect Brian Schmidt to water district

With Palo Alto's water supply coming entirely from Hetch Hetchy through the San Francisco Water Department, the Santa Clara...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2014
Last comment by FixTheCreek, 21 minutes ago | 3 comments | 350 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Why no report about police activity at Challenger School?

Why is there no news item about this incident? Since it affected traffic in the evening commute, it is newsworthy even...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 22, 2014
Last comment by Barron Park resident, 28 minutes ago | 6 comments | 254 Views

SPORTS

North-South tourney offers top water polo talent in nation

Harvard-Westlake is regarded as the No. 1 boys water team in America. The Wolverines are ranked No. 1 in the CIF Southern...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2014
Last comment by Keith Peters, 45 minutes ago | 2 comments | 158 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to seek public input on trenching train tracks

Digging a trench for Caltrain would be a colossal undertaking with a price tag that could be higher than $1 billion, but...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2014
Last comment by citizen, 1 hour ago | 43 comments | 3329 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Airport runway set for overdue repairs

It didn't take long for Palo Alto to reap the benefits of taking over its namesake airport from Santa Clara County. The city...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2014
Last comment by curmudgeon, 1 hour ago | 17 comments | 1047 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park Fire district gets green light to buy a drone

A hand-held aerial drone, probably one with four helicopter blades, will likely take up residence soon in the Menlo Park...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2014
Last comment by Joe, 1 hour ago | 1 comment | 106 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto still considering moving animal shelter

A proposal to move Palo Alto's Municipal Services Center and the Animal Services Center from their existing locations on...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2014
Last comment by Carole Hyde, 1 hour ago | 9 comments | 1409 Views

SPORTS

Darrin Nelson to be honored for Hall of Fame induction

Former Stanford All-American football player and 2014 National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame inductee Darrin...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2014
Last comment by Ken, 2 hours ago | 1 comment | 76 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bay Area residents to experience partial eclipse Thursday

On Thursday afternoon, Bay Area residents and visitors will be able to view a partial eclipse of the sun in the southwestern...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2014
Last comment by musical, 10 hours ago | 8 comments | 1642 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Coroner releases identity of man killed on train tracks

A man who died on the train tracks in Palo Alto on Oct. 15 has been identified by the Santa Clara County Medical Examiner-Coroner's...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2014
Last comment by dolfsmom, 14 hours ago | 17 comments | 14844 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Children in YMCA adult locker rooms questioned

The YMCA of Silicon Valley has been allowing children 7 years old and younger to join their opposite-sex parents in the locker...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by neighbor, 14 hours ago | 31 comments | 3058 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Lonely Shopping Carts

For months, commuters at the California Avenue train station have been treated to the sight of shopping carts dumped into...

Original post made by Gene Coan on Feb. 12, 2010
Last comment by Testimony , 14 hours ago | 8 comments | 2181 Views

SPORTS

Gunn water polo teams move closer to defending their titles

While Gunn is celebrating its 50th year anniversary this school year, the Titans' water polo program may have something special...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2014
Last comment by marianne, 15 hours ago | 4 comments | 385 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Project Safety Net to re-evaluate current model

City Council members suggested at a Policy and Services meeting Tuesday evening that what youth health coalition Project...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2014
Last comment by who centered, 16 hours ago | 5 comments | 983 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Q&A: Palo Alto School Board candidates talk about elementary school issues

What are the top three improvements the school board candidates can make to help Palo Alto's elementary schools? Read on...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2014
Last comment by Cortelyou, 17 hours ago | 9 comments | 1953 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City rejects developers' proposals for new garage

New parking garages may be an urgent priority in Palo Alto, but city officials balked Monday at giving private developers...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2014
Last comment by m2grs, 18 hours ago | 22 comments | 3125 Views
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