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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 Joe, 3 minutes ago | 1 comment | 9 Views

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 The trains are too loud, 15 minutes ago | 55 comments | 4752 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 musical, 16 minutes ago | 14 comments | 1940 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, 27 minutes ago | 9 comments | 1382 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 resident 1, 29 minutes ago | 16 comments | 959 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 Robert, 40 minutes ago | 42 comments | 3306 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 resident 1, 40 minutes ago | 3 comments | 196 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, 1 hour ago | 1 comment | 51 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 Sea REDDY, 1 hour ago | 9 comments | 235 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, 9 hours ago | 8 comments | 1408 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 musical, 10 hours ago | 5 comments | 239 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, 13 hours ago | 17 comments | 14816 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, 13 hours ago | 31 comments | 3049 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 , 13 hours ago | 8 comments | 2179 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, 13 hours ago | 4 comments | 368 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, 14 hours ago | 5 comments | 942 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, 15 hours ago | 9 comments | 1930 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, 17 hours ago | 22 comments | 3098 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mortgage broker who scammed East Palo Alto residents goes to prison

A San Jose mortgage broker who defrauded East Palo Alto and South Bay residents out of hundreds of thousands of dollars and...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2014
Last comment by Jasmine, 19 hours ago | 1 comment | 232 Views

AROUND TOWN

What was going on with all the police around Alma/Middlefield at 5:45pm?

About 10 police cars raced down Alma and turned at East Meadow. What is going on?...

Original post made by CentralDriver on Oct. 21, 2014
Last comment by parent, 19 hours ago | 16 comments | 882 Views
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