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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, 55 minutes ago | 8 comments | 699 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 Mr.Recycle, 1 hour ago | 4 comments | 447 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, 2 hours ago | 5 comments | 181 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 musical, 3 hours ago | 6 comments | 150 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 m2grs, 4 hours ago | 48 comments | 4299 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 Anonymous, 4 hours ago | 10 comments | 508 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, 4 hours ago | 17 comments | 14626 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, 5 hours ago | 31 comments | 3016 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 , 5 hours ago | 8 comments | 2164 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, 5 hours ago | 4 comments | 286 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, 6 hours ago | 5 comments | 757 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, 7 hours ago | 9 comments | 1671 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, 9 hours ago | 22 comments | 2952 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 Animal Friend, 10 hours ago | 6 comments | 1173 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, 11 hours ago | 1 comment | 171 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, 11 hours ago | 16 comments | 866 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 Another Robert, 11 hours ago | 41 comments | 3219 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Isn't there something we can do

To the Palo Alto community: I want to start off by saying that this is by no means an attempt to project my frustration...

Original post made by Desperate Plea on Oct. 20, 2014
Last comment by former Paly parent, 12 hours ago | 6 comments | 877 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two Palo Alto men arrested for battery with flashlight

Two Palo Alto men were arrested Wednesday after allegedly assaulting an acquaintance with a large metal flashlight early...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2014
Last comment by Organiclaws, 12 hours ago | 2 comments | 1880 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 CrescentParkAnon., on Oct 21, 2014 at 11:29 pm | 974 comments | 129503 Views
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