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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Cal Train horns increasing in frequency; response to volume criticism?

My Lord, it's like the train engineer blows the horn every three seconds, over and over. In the morning commute (7:30-9:30)...

Original post made by Midtown Male on Aug. 14, 2009
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Aug 18, 2009 at 1:37 pm | 3 comments | 1416 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Anyone Hear Low Flying Jet Engines at Full Power Tonight?

Just now: Thought a crash was imminent! Lasted 30-45 seconds, very low and close. Lowest I have ever felt a Jet over...

Original post made by Midtown Man on Sep. 6, 2013
Last comment by Jetman, on Nov 5, 2013 at 10:26 pm | 7 comments | 1225 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Reckless Drivers in PA and License Plate ID's

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Original post made by Midtown Man on Aug. 19, 2007
Last comment by Patricia, on Sep 25, 2007 at 11:21 pm | 7 comments | 3312 Views

AROUND TOWN

Monster Ediface Corner Seale/Cowper-Eyesore or Brave New Palo Alto?

I can't help wondering what intentions of the owners and architect can be inferred from this supposedly residential structure...

Original post made by Midtown Man on Aug. 24, 2009
Last comment by anon., on Aug 29, 2009 at 12:44 pm | 11 comments | 1884 Views

AROUND TOWN

Urge Bicyclists To Use Lights at Night

With the time change, 5 o'clock rush hour means poor visibility for bicyclists. Please require your student to have a light....

Original post made by Midtown Man on Nov. 8, 2010
Last comment by True, on Nov 18, 2010 at 11:04 pm | 4 comments | 1522 Views

AROUND TOWN

Crow cacaphony

Are you the someone disbursing food in piles on Kipling Street so your friends, the crows, can swarm-- cawing, crying,...

Original post made by Midtown Man on Jul. 16, 2011
Last comment by report, on Jul 20, 2011 at 5:47 pm | 24 comments | 2136 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

An idea for all of us

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Original post made by midtown mom on Jul. 16, 2008
Last comment by barb, on Jul 18, 2008 at 4:14 pm | 18 comments | 2354 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New Policy for Playing Fields?

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Original post made by Midtown Mom on Aug. 29, 2008
Last comment by Neighbor, on Aug 30, 2008 at 3:53 pm | 7 comments | 2358 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Middle School Dance Canceled?

Why would Mitchell Park cancel the dance that was scheduled for Friday at the drop? I know lots of kids that were planning...

Original post made by Midtown Mom on Oct. 26, 2009
Last comment by Mom, on Oct 27, 2009 at 11:17 am | 16 comments | 1897 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ohlone lottery

Ohlone lottery results became available. There were 7 applicants per each spot. We live a block away from school, but we...

Original post made by Midtown mom on Mar. 4, 2010
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Mar 6, 2012 at 5:25 pm | 47 comments | 4754 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Helicopters circling Sunday Evening

Does anyone know why the helicopter was circling midtown Sunday Evening?...

Original post made by Midtown Mom on Jan. 27, 2013
There are no comments yet. 889 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Building beside Winter Lodge

Anyone know if there is anyone leasing this property, or moving in, or anything else? Otherwise, what will happen?...

Original post made by Midtown Neighbor on Dec. 15, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1069 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Parting shots by managers

People speculate on the source of the leaked memo about Public Works. Today the departing Library Director got her parting...

Original post made by Midtown Observer on Oct. 28, 2010
Last comment by What happened, on Nov 1, 2010 at 11:20 pm | 3 comments | 1634 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Post traumatic stress

Is anyone of you out there feeling or experiencing this? My depress and anxious child was just feeling a little better, and...

Original post made by Midtown Parent on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by A Palo Alto parent, on May 29, 2010 at 10:05 am | 6 comments | 1871 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Glacier vending machine water 50% more expensive

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Original post made by Midtown Resident on Jun. 25, 2008
Last comment by Be careful, on Jun 26, 2008 at 11:52 pm | 7 comments | 2538 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Cost of renting versus buying a house in PA

Can someone please explain why anyone in their right mind buy a house in Palo Alto these days? In our midtown cul-de-sac...

Original post made by Midtown resident on Jan. 4, 2010
Last comment by Ouch, on Aug 5, 2010 at 7:23 pm | 229 comments | 21681 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

"Chinese mothers superior" article

Most of you have read or heard about Wall Street Journal article by a Yale law professor "Why Chinese mothers are superior"...

Original post made by Midtown Resident on Jan. 20, 2011
Last comment by VoiceOfReason, on Feb 8, 2011 at 10:35 am | 147 comments | 7791 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Has this country gone completely crazy? - 20 little children massacred

I've had enough. Enough of the NRA. Enough of politically-correct talk Enough of waiting for a "Study" (sponsored...

Original post made by MIdtown resident on Dec. 16, 2012
Last comment by That User Name is already, on Apr 6, 2013 at 11:31 am | 11 comments | 1176 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers - please allow kids to email instead of printing homework

Besides saving lots of paper, this will also save a lot of money for the parents. I'm really tired of paying outrageous...

Original post made by Midtown Resident on Aug. 25, 2013
Last comment by look locally, on Aug 27, 2013 at 11:16 am | 22 comments | 4583 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Midtown meeting with police chief

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Original post made by Midtown resident on Jul. 18, 2006
Last comment by Jocelyn Dong, on Jul 19, 2006 at 12:26 pm | 1 comment | 4567 Views
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