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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 Firemedic, on Oct 25, 2014 at 9:58 am | 3 comments | 1141 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto schools mark Unity Day

A visit to any one of Palo Alto's 17 schools Thursday would have shown their own version of events to celebrate Unity Day,...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, on Oct 25, 2014 at 12:45 am | 8 comments | 1912 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City to test collection of food scraps from homes

Starting in April, some Palo Alto residents will be putting their food scraps out on the curb for pickup by the city's waste-management...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2013
Last comment by Shelly Fox, on Oct 24, 2014 at 7:25 pm | 23 comments | 3094 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Terry Godfrey, Ken Dauber for Palo Alto school board

While we value the backgrounds of all the school board candidates, in our opinion Terry Godfrey and Ken Dauber are clearly...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2014
Last comment by Sea REDDY, on Oct 24, 2014 at 1:08 pm | 14 comments | 8814 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto prepares to move forward with new El Camino Park fields

Four years after Palo Alto began to consider replacing the playing fields, upgrading the lights and sprucing up the pathways...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2014
Last comment by Silly, on Oct 24, 2014 at 10:58 am | 17 comments | 3067 Views

SPORTS

Paly names former assistant as new head wrestling coach

Braumon Creighton has been the assistant wrestling coach at Palo Alto High since 2011. It's a position he no longer fills,...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2014
Last comment by Jeff Frick, on Oct 24, 2014 at 10:00 am | 2 comments | 426 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 Christine, on Oct 24, 2014 at 9:11 am | 17 comments | 472 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Residents face growing concern over small commuter planes

Fledgling airline Surf Air's marketing slogan is "Disruptive Innovation -- A Revolutionary Approach to Air Travel." Some...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by Quercus, on Oct 24, 2014 at 9:04 am | 1 comment | 64 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 AlmaT, on Oct 24, 2014 at 2:16 am | 9 comments | 456 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 member, on Oct 24, 2014 at 1:31 am | 32 comments | 3455 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council votes to take over Palo Alto Airport

Palo Alto Airport on Monday became Palo Alto's airport after the City Council unanimously agreed to transfer the facility...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2014
Last comment by Jetman, on Oct 23, 2014 at 11:23 pm | 125 comments | 12582 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 The PA Post Said Today, on Oct 23, 2014 at 8:05 pm | 9 comments | 2251 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 Question, on Oct 23, 2014 at 5:02 pm | 9 comments | 2633 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 Crescent Park Dad, on Oct 23, 2014 at 2:13 pm | 5 comments | 722 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 Crescent Park Dad, on Oct 23, 2014 at 2:04 pm | 3 comments | 1735 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, on Oct 23, 2014 at 12:40 pm | 3 comments | 740 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, on Oct 23, 2014 at 12:00 pm | 43 comments | 3689 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, on Oct 23, 2014 at 10:30 am | 1 comment | 552 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, on Oct 22, 2014 at 10:39 pm | 17 comments | 16001 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, on Oct 22, 2014 at 8:50 pm | 5 comments | 1607 Views
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