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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 | 407 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 | 2858 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. 76 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 | 4698 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 | 713 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 | 5294 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. 37277 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 | 2860 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 | 5551 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 | 12683 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 | 14741 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 | 567 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tricycle Music Fest

Atherton Library is the next stop on the Tricycle Music Fest circuit.These fun, free concerts have been delighting children...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Oct. 14, 2014
There are no comments yet. 57 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto City Council challengers see influx of cash

Incumbents may have the name recognition, but challengers are more than holding their own when it comes to cash raised in...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2014
Last comment by Guy_Fawkes, on Oct 14, 2014 at 10:20 am | 50 comments | 2879 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Candidate profile: The Negotiator; A.C. Johnston

In the past decade, A.C. Johnston has lived in Tokyo, London, Washington, D.C., and -- for the past two years -- Palo Alto. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by Guy_Fawkes, on Oct 14, 2014 at 10:19 am | 2 comments | 351 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Is Negative campaigning starting?

I've been hearing people trash talk some of the new candidates with unsubstantiated rumors. Seems like the incumbents and...

Original post made by Just the Facts on Oct. 12, 2014
Last comment by Guy_Fawkes, on Oct 14, 2014 at 9:54 am | 7 comments | 402 Views

BOOKS

Minkoff's improbable history

When industry types use the term "Hollywood North," it generally refers to Toronto and Vancouver, but how about right here?...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by Carla, on Oct 14, 2014 at 6:59 am | 2 comments | 7863 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Street Level-- The Unreported News Vol II: SEIU Back With a Vengeance

When they last demonstrated in front of the Apple Store on University Ave in the very belly button of the belly of the beast...

Original post made by Chuck Jagoda on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Oct 14, 2014 at 4:05 am | 13 comments | 316 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto substitute teachers to get pay raise

Following the testimony of four substitute teachers who said their pay is too low at Tuesday's school board meeting, Palo...

Original post made on May. 7, 2014
Last comment by SouthernCalSub, on Oct 13, 2014 at 10:01 pm | 31 comments | 5903 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Recap: Palo Alto school board candidates forum on secondary education

Read a recap of the Sunday, Oct. 5, school board candidates forum on secondary education issues. Read the full story...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2014
Last comment by JLS mom of 2, on Oct 13, 2014 at 5:30 pm | 7 comments | 2004 Views
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