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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 | 219 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 | 5347 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. 62 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 | 1058 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 | 4578 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 | 15737 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 | 2797 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. 101 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 | 424 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 | 2951 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. 90 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 | 4819 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 | 808 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 | 5343 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Woodside teen dies by suicide on Interstate 280

The California Highway Patrol is reporting the death at about 12:45 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 14, of a 17-year-old Woodside girl...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2014
There are no comments yet. 38942 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man posing as IT worker burglarizes Peninsula office buildings

Police are searching for a man suspected in a series of office burglaries in Palo Alto, Burlingame and San Mateo and who...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2014
Last comment by Chris, on Oct 14, 2014 at 2:56 pm | 3 comments | 2946 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mug shots and mental illness

How does one's beloved child become a mug shot in the local newspaper? This is our somewhat abbreviated story about the ravages...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2014
Last comment by Jean, on Oct 14, 2014 at 2:31 pm | 46 comments | 5655 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto: Pedestrian fatally struck by car

Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2014/10/13/palo-alto-pedestrian-fatally-struck-by-car posted...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2014
Last comment by Angela Williams, on Oct 14, 2014 at 2:19 pm | 25 comments | 12874 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Train horn noise

We recently moved to Palo Alto, we live 1200 ft away from rail tracks. On most nights, we wake up because of extremely loud...

Original post made by kamala on Dec. 29, 2012
Last comment by Advice, not an ad, on Oct 14, 2014 at 1:49 pm | 83 comments | 15217 Views

SPORTS

All-Stanford singles final at USTA/ITA tennis regional

For the third time in five years, the singles final of the USTA/ITA Northwest Regional Championships will be an all-Stanford...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Oct 14, 2014 at 11:18 am | 1 comment | 612 Views
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