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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Water district candidates focus on drought, flooding

The winner in the race for a single seat at the Santa Clara Valley Water District will take on major challenges if elected...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by FixTheCreek, on Oct 16, 2014 at 9:34 pm | 6 comments | 2560 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Zuckerberg, Chan join fight against Ebola

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg and wife Dr. Priscilla Chan announced Tuesday that they have committed $25 million...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2014
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on Oct 16, 2014 at 9:29 pm | 24 comments | 2510 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford Blood Center lawsuit on hold

A jury trial pitting a longtime blood donor against Stanford Blood Center that was scheduled to begin today has been postponed,...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2012
Last comment by Nevemore, on Oct 16, 2014 at 8:44 pm | 26 comments | 2495 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Difficult conversation: when to give up the car keys

Louise Freedman recently carried her driver's license into the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) and laid it on the counter. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2014
Last comment by Disabled But Not Dead, on Oct 16, 2014 at 8:40 pm | 10 comments | 3579 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

40 Hour Work Week for City Employees

Do any of the candidates running for city council support the normal concept of city employees working 40 hours per week?...

Original post made by Barron Park resident on Oct. 15, 2014
Last comment by Ha ha, on Oct 16, 2014 at 8:23 pm | 4 comments | 195 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Buena Vista residents appeal closure decision

Seeking to stave off displacement, residents of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park are appealing a September decision by a hearing...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2014
Last comment by John B, on Oct 16, 2014 at 6:33 pm | 45 comments | 3402 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Judges On the Ballott

I'm not familiar with most of the names on the ballot. Can someone refer me to a good article and/or opine here. Thanks...

Original post made by Online Name on Oct. 16, 2014
There are no comments yet. 45 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residential Permit Parking Enforcement

The City of Palo Alto has issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) for a consultant to provide Residential Preferential Parking...

Original post made by Herb Borock on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by Herb Borock, on Oct 16, 2014 at 1:56 pm | 3 comments | 172 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to ponder its lobbying priorities

Faced with pressure to build more housing, improve flood protection and plan for high-speed rail, Palo Alto officials will...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Oct 16, 2014 at 12:24 pm | 11 comments | 919 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Study: Caltrain trench could cost $1 billion

Digging a trench for Caltrain in the southern half of Palo Alto could cost as much as $1 billion, according to a study that...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by Its only $1 Bil?!?, on Oct 16, 2014 at 11:16 am | 80 comments | 4263 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Caltrain reports pedestrian fatality near Charleston

Caltrain confirmed on Wednesday evening at 6 p.m. that a pedestrian fatality had occurred near Charleston Avenue on the Caltrain...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2014
Last comment by Rev. Daniel, on Oct 16, 2014 at 10:47 am | 3 comments | 15242 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

With no rain in sight, Adobe Creek undercrossing to stay open

As California's drought persists, Palo Alto is preparing to leave open an undercrossing at Adobe Creek that normally gets...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2014
Last comment by The Shadow knows....., on Oct 16, 2014 at 9:14 am | 17 comments | 2616 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents Nursery School Carnival, Sunday 10/19

Looking for something fun to do with your kids on Sunday, October 19!!? Search no further!!! Come to Parents Nursery School's...

Original post made by Parents Nursery School on Oct. 15, 2014
There are no comments yet. 78 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Caltrain horn

Can you hear the Caltrainís horn? I'm working to reduce the noise of the Caltrain at the level crossing at Charleston...

Original post made by Oliver Sisson on Oct. 3, 2014
Last comment by Stan, on Oct 15, 2014 at 8:25 pm | 11 comments | 399 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mitchell Park Library project nears finish line

Palo Alto's tortuous path toward rebuilding its largest library hit a significant milestone last week when the new Mitchell...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2014
Last comment by midtown library user, on Oct 15, 2014 at 7:37 pm | 18 comments | 2781 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Helping others rather than asking for Halloween candy this Trick or Treat time

What about Unicef or collecting canned food for foodbanks? Do our kids really need to get more candy this Halloween? They...

Original post made by Parent on Oct. 15, 2014
There are no comments yet. 67 Views

AROUND TOWN

The things I remember about Palo Alto while growing up:

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Original post made by Andrew L. Freedman on Oct. 19, 2006
Last comment by Andy Klein, on Oct 15, 2014 at 7:59 am | 971 comments | 128786 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto: Pedestrian killed in suspected DUI crash identified

A pedestrian killed on Monday morning in a collision with a suspected DUI driver on East Bayshore Road in Palo Alto has been...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2014
Last comment by Jasmine, on Oct 14, 2014 at 11:54 pm | 6 comments | 4569 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board to discuss achievement gap committee

Superintendent Max McGee's call for an achievement gap task force made up of students, teachers and community members will...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Oct 14, 2014 at 8:27 pm | 2 comments | 619 Views

AROUND TOWN

California Avenue work now set to stretch until March

Palo Alto's reconstruction of California Avenue, which officials had expected to complete by the end of this year, is now...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2014
Last comment by neighbor, on Oct 14, 2014 at 5:55 pm | 33 comments | 5274 Views
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