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

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Group grades city council's 'residentialist' credentials

With seemingly every candidate in the City Council trying to run under the "residentialist" banner, the citizens group Palo...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2014
Last comment by Open Space Vistas Sky Trees, on Oct 7, 2014 at 6:55 pm | 107 comments | 5492 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto: Teen arrested for shooting 9-year-old in alleged robbery attempt

Palo Alto police arrested a 14-year-old boy for allegedly shooting a 9-year-old in the arm with a BB gun and demanding money...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2014
Last comment by Organiclaws, on Oct 7, 2014 at 3:30 pm | 2 comments | 3550 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council candidates take aim at chain stores, offices

Candidates for the the Palo Alto City Council vowed on Thursday to do more to protect retail in the city's two main commercial...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2014
Last comment by Margaret Fruth, on Oct 7, 2014 at 12:17 pm | 30 comments | 3651 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police seek man who trailed teenager, exposed himself

Palo Alto police are seeking a man who reportedly followed a teenage girl in his truck for several blocks on Monday afternoon...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Oct 7, 2014 at 11:10 am | 4 comments | 1158 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fremont man fatally shot in East Palo Alto

Police this morning are investigating a Friday shooting death in East Palo Alto. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2014/10/04/east-palo-alto-police-invest...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2014
Last comment by Palo Altan, on Oct 7, 2014 at 9:55 am | 3 comments | 2062 Views

AROUND TOWN

How to start a startup

Nine years ago, Sam Altman was a Stanford University computer science student. And then he dropped out to start a startup....

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2014
Last comment by Domad, on Oct 6, 2014 at 9:35 pm | 7 comments | 6209 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to weigh benefits of 'planned-community' zoning

The Palo Alto City Council will get its first, long-awaited crack Monday at reforming the city's contentious planned-community...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2014
Last comment by common sense, on Oct 6, 2014 at 9:21 pm | 30 comments | 2725 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ruling brings closure to Palo Alto's Buena Vista

The owner of Palo Alto's sole mobile-home park on Thursday scored a victory in his controversial quest to shutter the park...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2014
Last comment by Sea-Seelam Reddy, on Oct 6, 2014 at 7:05 pm | 30 comments | 5501 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board candidates discuss innovation, consistency at secondary level

The day before mail-in ballots are set to be sent out to California voters, the five Palo Alto school board candidates gathered...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2014
Last comment by TJ from Midtown, on Oct 6, 2014 at 3:28 pm | 9 comments | 3568 Views

RESTAURANTS

It's all about the curry

Chicken cutlet curry is the thing to get at Kobe Curry. They were out of it the night we visited. We had to be satisfied...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2014
Last comment by Sea-Seelam REDDY, on Oct 6, 2014 at 2:07 pm | 4 comments | 297 Views

RESTAURANTS

Shop Talk: Business openings, closings and more

Changes abound in the restaurant world: House of Bagels moves to Edgewood Plaza, Palo Alto gets a Pizza Studio and Simply...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2014
Last comment by Curious, on Oct 6, 2014 at 12:47 pm | 3 comments | 2613 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Surf Air gets some noise from local residents

At least 150 people showed up in Atherton on Tuesday night (Sept. 30) for a public meeting with officials from Surf Air,...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Oct 6, 2014 at 12:20 pm | 57 comments | 4625 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letters to the editor

Hard work paying off Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/07/11/letters-to-the-editor...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2014
Last comment by Lawrence Dorfman, on Oct 6, 2014 at 11:57 am | 5 comments | 606 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford officials look to solve Searsville dilemma

Stanford University officials are facing a mountain of decisions regarding what to do with Searsville Reservoir, which is...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2013
Last comment by Keith Cline, on Oct 6, 2014 at 11:38 am | 45 comments | 9179 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Question for those who have/had children in college

I'm seeking advice from experienced parents. My son is at a university that he is overqualified for - he got a merit scholarship...

Original post made by Puzzled Mom on Oct. 2, 2014
Last comment by Sea-Seelam REDDY, on Oct 6, 2014 at 4:01 am | 15 comments | 690 Views

BOOKS

A bright light on a cool garden

How could Gamble Garden enhance its fundraising efforts while showcasing its value as a community asset? Read the full story...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2014
Last comment by Colette Rudd, on Oct 5, 2014 at 6:06 pm | 1 comment | 2005 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Terry Godfrey, Ken Dauber for Palo Alto school board

While we value the backgrounds of all the school board candidates, in our opinion Terry Godfrey and Ken Dauber are clearly...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2014
Last comment by Alphonso, on Oct 5, 2014 at 1:55 pm | 13 comments | 7726 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 Change the Names, on Oct 5, 2014 at 1:36 pm | 39 comments | 3883 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

10 questions: where the candidates stand

<B>What should the district do about the Cubberley Community Center ite (4000 Middlefield Road)? Read the full story here...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2014
Last comment by Emma, on Oct 5, 2014 at 12:53 pm | 4 comments | 2018 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Caltrain launches suicide-prevention webpage

"Suicide prevention is everyone's responsibility" was the message at the unveiling of Caltrain's new webpage for suicide...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2014
Last comment by Palo Altan, on Oct 5, 2014 at 10:52 am | 18 comments | 2410 Views
<< < 6.5 7.5 8.5 9.5 10.5 > >>
Page 8.5 of 1040

Local picks on 2015 Michelin Bib Gourmand list
By Elena Kadvany | 6 comments | 3,353 views

Ode to Brussels Sprout
By Laura Stec | 20 comments | 2,570 views

Go Giants! Next Stop: World Series!
By Chandrama Anderson | 1 comment | 1,912 views

Politics: Empty appeals to "innovation"
By Douglas Moran | 9 comments | 1,235 views

It's Dog-O-Ween this Saturday!
By Cathy Kirkman | 2 comments | 224 views