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Another death on Meadow crossing?

Original post made by What's happening, Midtown, on Jan 23, 2010

Does anyone know more details about this? Isn't there supposed to be professional guards watching the crossing?
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Posted by Gunn Parent
a resident of Gunn High School
on Jan 23, 2010 at 9:15 am

First of all the volunteers watching at Charleston are not professionals. Most of them are concern, caring parents at the local high schools, who are hoping that their presence will discourage or deter people from going into the tracks. Yes there is a paid guard, but again they are not "professionals" they, like the parents are there to deter people from going inside the tracks. Obviously, the volunteers and guard job could be a lot easier if the lights would not take so long. It is awfuly dark in there and you cannot see everything. We have to rush the city to finish the lights, that will be a big help for volunteers and the guard, so we are not working in the dark.

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Posted by RS
a resident of Duveneck/St. Francis
on Jan 23, 2010 at 9:46 am

The rain also may have made watching the location harder

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Posted by Steve
a resident of Old Palo Alto
on Jan 23, 2010 at 10:01 am

What are the hours for the paid guard?

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