Town Square

Post a New Topic


Sort by:  Most recent topic/comment   Most viewed   Most comments

Navigation tip: Clicking on any category label will display all recent posts in that category

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board hopefuls: more needed for minorities, special ed

A Saturday morning school board debate hosted by two Palo Alto parent groups that represent special education students and...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2014
Last comment by privilege, 0 minutes ago | 36 comments | 3846 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 Ouch!, 1 minutes ago | 24 comments | 4850 Views

AROUND TOWN

iPhone 6 debut draws large crowd to Palo Alto store

The new Apple iPhone 6 and 6 Plus went on sale across the country on Friday, Sept. 19, with hundreds of people braving long...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2014
Last comment by Latest shiny object, 9 minutes ago | 16 comments | 913 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto officials blast water board

Frustrated by a permitting process that continuous to plague two long-awaited construction projects in the Baylands, furious...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2014
Last comment by coooper, 24 minutes ago | 17 comments | 1103 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City Council incumbents, challengers vie in debate

Making no bones about their desire to shake up the Palo Alto City Council, self-described "residentialist" council candidates...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2014
Last comment by Rupert of Henzau, 29 minutes ago | 18 comments | 1517 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Write in for Tim Gray

Since the positive posts for Tim Gray appear to be deleted while the negative ones remain, I will try this tactic. I think...

Original post made by Resident on Sep. 22, 2014
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, 34 minutes ago | 3 comments | 112 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto launches business registry

It's no secret that Palo Alto's population either doubles or triples every weekday afternoon, with thousands of workers making...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2014
Last comment by Barbara, 38 minutes ago | 9 comments | 911 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Business openings, closings and more

New snack shop opens at Stanford Mall, Elements Massage comes to Edgewood and Coupa Cafe hosts an evening devoted to women's...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2014
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, 55 minutes ago | 2 comments | 321 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why Palo Alto airport is such an important asset in an emergency

Napa Airport provides staging area for earthquake response September 1, 2014 by General Aviation News Staff When the...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Sep. 3, 2014
Last comment by Bru, 1 hour ago | 5 comments | 211 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Auditor finds flaws in Palo Alto Police Department's internal probe

Palo Alto's independent police auditors raised flags this week about the way the Police Department investigated an allegation...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2014
Last comment by Deep Throat, 1 hour ago | 4 comments | 1404 Views

AROUND TOWN

A&E Digest

The Cantor Arts Center expands its hours, the City of Palo Alto announces the relaunch of its artists in residence program,...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, 1 hour ago | 1 comment | 39 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to reconsider closed sessions for labor talks

After weathering criticism for a controversial closed-door discussion in 2012, Palo Alto officials agreed on Monday to reconsider...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2014
Last comment by Jo Ann, 1 hour ago | 2 comments | 169 Views

AROUND TOWN

Right turn only onto Miranda

I commute by bicycle every day from Los Altos to my job on Stanford campus. Most days I make a right turn from Arastradero...

Original post made by 100% bicycle commuter on Oct. 17, 2012
Last comment by Careful driver, 2 hours ago | 8 comments | 1553 Views

AROUND TOWN

Developer proposes 30 homes for Maybell Avenue

The new owner of the Maybell Avenue site at the heart of last year's citizen referendum in Palo Alto is proposing a housing...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2014
Last comment by Local, 3 hours ago | 56 comments | 3713 Views

SPORTS

Gunn girls maintain golf lead, stay perfect in the SCVAL race

==BI Monday's prep roundup== With its lineup back intact, the Gunn girls remained unbeaten in the SCVAL golf race with a...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2014
Last comment by Gunn fan, 3 hours ago | 1 comment | 144 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Free Online Preschool Fair on Kidfully

For parents looking for preschools, Kidfully has a new, open resource to help save parents time when looking for preschools....

Original post made by mikekhaw on Sep. 23, 2014
There are no comments yet. 14 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jordan Middle School helps start 13 libraries in Africa

With 1,000 books and $500, you can build a library in Africa. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/09/19/jordan-middle-school-helps-start-13-lib...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, 3 hours ago | 3 comments | 2710 Views

AROUND TOWN

Red light cameras in Palo Alto?

I entered an intersection while the traffic light was yellow and the light changed to red as I passed through. (The intersection...

Original post made by Driver on Sep. 20, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, 3 hours ago | 20 comments | 431 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford unveils the Anderson Collection

This Sunday, September 21, Stanford University will host a grand opening for the Anderson Collection, a new museum of Modern...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2014
Last comment by Rupert of Henzau, 5 hours ago | 2 comments | 147 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vi seniors take case to federal court

More than 40 seniors mobilized in the U.S. District Court in San Jose this week to show their displeasure with how the parent...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, 5 hours ago | 6 comments | 2620 Views
1 2 3 4 5 > >>
Page 1 of 1030

To Cambodia With Love
By Laura Stec | 4 comments | 3,468 views

Early Campaign Notes: City Council
By Douglas Moran | 18 comments | 2,074 views

Life in fast forward
By Jessica T | 3 comments | 1,693 views

Medical
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,669 views

Vikram Chandra's "Geek Sublime" and 10/3 event at Kepler's
By Nick Taylor | 0 comments | 647 views