Town Square

Post a New Topic

Two-acre brush fire skirts Stanford hills

Original post made on Jun 18, 2012

A fire of unknown origin burned two acres of Stanford land off Interstate Highway 280 in Palo Alto Monday afternoon. The grassland blaze caused a traffic backup northbound from El Monte Road in Los Altos to north of Page Mill Road. Photos by Sierra Duren/Palo Alto Online.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, June 18, 2012, 4:54 PM

Comments (3)

Posted by smokers suck, a resident of Adobe-Meadows
on Jun 18, 2012 at 5:56 pm

Did a reckless smoker throw a lit cigarette out of his or her car window? People should call 911 if they see someone do that near a dry grass field.


Posted by Train Neighbor, a resident of Ventura
on Jun 18, 2012 at 8:18 pm

Was the Dish area impacted?


Posted by Moo, a resident of Woodside
on Jun 18, 2012 at 8:28 pm

I saw some jerk on the Dish trail smoking a cigar right after the fire there a few years ago, couldn't believe it, reported him to the guard. Second time I saw someone smoking there.


If you were a member and logged in you could track comments from this story.

Post a comment

Posting an item on Town Square is simple and requires no registration. Just complete this form and hit "submit" and your topic will appear online. Please be respectful and truthful in your postings so Town Square will continue to be a thoughtful gathering place for sharing community information and opinion. All postings are subject to our TERMS OF USE, and may be deleted if deemed inappropriate by our staff.

We prefer that you use your real name, but you may use any "member" name you wish.

Name: *

Select your neighborhood or school community: * Not sure?

Comment: *

Verification code: *
Enter the verification code exactly as shown, using capital and lowercase letters, in the multi-colored box.

*Required Fields

Services, Dining and Shopping Downtown in Palo Alto
By Steve Levy | 16 comments | 2,313 views

Handmade truffle shop now open in downtown Palo Alto
By Elena Kadvany | 3 comments | 2,077 views

It's the End of the World as We Know It: "Snowpiercer"
By Anita Felicelli | 1 comment | 1,518 views

Why is doing nothing so difficult?
By Sally Torbey | 7 comments | 1,003 views

Call it a novel: Dirty Love by Andre Dubus III
By Nick Taylor | 0 comments | 190 views