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

RESTAURANTS

All you can eat, vegan-style

Buffets usually trigger thoughts of tepid chicken and runny scrambled eggs. This is not the case at downtown Mountain View's...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2016
Last comment by Chrisc, 7 minutes ago | 2 comments | 1318 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Maybell housing development wins approval

A former orchard on Maybell Avenue that three years ago was at the center of a citizen revolt in Palo Alto will soon be the...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2016
Last comment by Greenacres, 1 hour ago | 39 comments | 5320 Views

AROUND TOWN

Back to basic on low income housing options

Can someone please explain why it is better and fairer to spend the available public funds to acquire an existing trailer...

Original post made by thoughtful gathering place on Jun. 30, 2016
Last comment by Apple, 1 hour ago | 19 comments | 284 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto police make large fireworks bust days before July 4 celebration

More than $12,000 in illegal fireworks and explosive devices were seized on Thursday when authorities searched an East Palo...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2016
Last comment by Tina, 1 hour ago | 3 comments | 725 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bike, pedestrian study focuses on El Camino Real

Among cities that contain some part of the 43 miles of El Camino Real, two of them -- Palo Alto and Redwood City -- have...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2016
Last comment by Southern, 2 hours ago | 5 comments | 1051 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Assault survivors, supporters submit 200K more signatures seeking Brock Turner judge's removal

A group of women's advocates and assault survivors gave a judicial agency in San Francisco 200,000 more signatures Wednesday...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2016
Last comment by Resident, 2 hours ago | 9 comments | 1959 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Elderly woman crashes car into Midtown Shopping Center

An elderly woman was shaken up after driving into two building posts of a Palo Alto shopping plaza and grazing the building...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2016
Last comment by Stretch, 2 hours ago | 10 comments | 1996 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto eyes new ways to manage storm water

For decades, Palo Alto's storm drains have functioned like hidden highways, ferrying water away from local streets and into...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2016
Last comment by AReader, 2 hours ago | 10 comments | 1756 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Suicide "musical" an insensitive and incorrect protrayal

Original post made by Two anonymous Gunn students on Jun. 24, 2016
Last comment by High School Mom, 3 hours ago | 27 comments | 2088 Views

AROUND TOWN

After toxic discovery, council approves changes to Stanford's housing project

The discovery of a cancer-causing chemical at a construction site prompted Stanford University to redesign its new faculty-housing...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2016
Last comment by Marie, 4 hours ago | 3 comments | 2094 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Advocates sharply disagree on solutions to airplane noise

Residents throughout the Midpeninsula and Santa Cruz area agree that airplanes going to San Francisco International Airport...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2016
Last comment by Illuminato, 5 hours ago | 5 comments | 966 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man arrested in Palo Alto for firing stun gun at cab driver

Palo Alto police have arrested a San Jose resident who they said repeatedly discharged a stun gun at a taxi driver after...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2016
Last comment by Plane Speaker, 6 hours ago | 2 comments | 590 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

FAA, elected officials hear complaints of aircraft noise

The Federal Aviation Administration got an earful in Redwood City on June 15, having completed a study of noise complaints...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2016
Last comment by Tired of Cronyism, 7 hours ago | 5 comments | 1798 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man arrested in Palo Alto for firing stun gun a cab driver

Palo Alto police have arrested a San Jose resident who they say repeatedly discharged a stun gun at a taxi driver after refusing...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2016
There are no comments yet. 67 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Former Stanford anesthesia tech gets year in jail for molesting patients

A former anesthesia technician at Stanford Hospital was sentenced to a year in jail Wednesday after pleading no contest to...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2016
Last comment by Slow down, 8 hours ago | 9 comments | 2057 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community Notebook: Palo Alto Community Fund awards $385K in grants to local nonprofits

Over $385,000 in grants was awarded to 42 nonprofit organizations in the greater Palo Alto area by the Palo Alto Community...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2016
Last comment by Better than Nothing?, 13 hours ago | 2 comments | 1326 Views

MOVIES

Ledecky, DiRado qualify for second finals of Olympic Trials

==BI Update: == Stanford grad Maya DiRado and incoming Cardinal freshman Katie Ledecky each won their respective races Wednesday...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2016
Last comment by julie armitano, 15 hours ago | 1 comment | 861 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Extreme Airplane Noise

The level of airplane noise was truly excessive tonight. In the hour from 10-11pm, I counted more than 20 extremely loud...

Original post made by Resident on Apr. 21, 2016
Last comment by NotAYuppy, 22 hours ago | 45 comments | 1200 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto council backs plan to preserve Buena Vista

An effort to save Palo Alto's only mobile-home park from redevelopment took a critical step forward Monday night, when the...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2016
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 29, 2016 at 11:10 pm | 55 comments | 3795 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Federal judge throws out Vi at Palo Alto lawsuit

Residents of the Palo Alto senior community Vi saw their class-action lawsuit against its company dismissed by a federal...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2014
Last comment by Felice, on Jun 29, 2016 at 10:57 pm | 6 comments | 11338 Views
1 2 3 4 5 > >>
Page 1 of 1224

My Son Turned 20
By Chandrama Anderson | 4 comments | 13,819 views

Questions About the Acquisition of the Buena Vista Site
By Steve Levy | 23 comments | 6,446 views

Guns or Butter?
By Laura Stec | 25 comments | 2,727 views

Nonstarter killed after 2 decades
By Douglas Moran | 15 comments | 1,364 views

Kids and transitions
By Cheryl Bac | 4 comments | 975 views