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

AROUND TOWN

'Historic bike ride'? How about 'Historic Lack of Planning'?

I don't get it. I've seen this cyclist around town on his hiwheel bike. He tried to cycle across the country but gave it...

Original post made by John the Man on Jul. 4, 2009
Last comment by susanMD, on Jul 7, 2009 at 10:32 pm | 5 comments | 1828 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto utilities commission set for shake-up

The five-member Palo Alto commission charged with advising the city on utility issues lost two veterans last week -- but...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2009
Last comment by dave, on Jul 7, 2009 at 6:07 pm | 7 comments | 2066 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto expands utilities commission

A Palo Alto commission that helps oversee the city's Utilities Department will soon have more members and, possibly, a more...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 7, 2009 at 3:37 pm | 2 comments | 2221 Views

SPORTS

Paly boys shoot down Gunn hopes once again

With 7.5 seconds left and Palo Alto High School's basketball team down by one to first-place Gunn, Joseph Lin had the ball...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2009
Last comment by jsess, on Jul 7, 2009 at 2:55 pm | 9 comments | 3498 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Sarah Palin resigns as Governor of Alaska

Story on CNN: http://www.cnn.com/2009/POLITICS/07/03/palin/index.html...

Original post made by Donald on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Jul 7, 2009 at 8:32 am | 30 comments | 2272 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Valuing the neighborhood grocery store

The latest large development project to come under the microscope of the "Palo Alto Process" is the imaginative, seemingly...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by WH, on Jul 6, 2009 at 11:37 pm | 10 comments | 2552 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Accused cop killer a victim of stress disorder?

A San Mateo County Superior Court judge heard a motion Monday to limit or prevent psychiatric testimony in the trial of a...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2009
Last comment by YSK, on Jul 6, 2009 at 5:14 pm | 12 comments | 2091 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community discussion on "Everyday Math" curriculum

The elementary-school math textbook "Everyday Mathematics" emerged Monday afternoon as the overwhelming recommendation of...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2009
Last comment by Ze'ev Wurman, on Jul 6, 2009 at 4:30 pm | 318 comments | 38542 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wanted: Disaster First Responders

The Palo Alto Fire Department’s Office of Emergency Services still has room in its intensive, 3-day Community Emergency...

Original post made by Paul on Jul. 6, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1866 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pipe bomb found during traffic stop near I-280

A pipe bomb was discovered during a traffic stop on an off-ramp from southbound Interstate Highway 280 in unincorporated...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2009
Last comment by boom, on Jul 6, 2009 at 11:43 am | 1 comment | 2291 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain to increase parking fees, reduce service

The board of directors for Caltrain Thursday unanimously approved several changes, including service reductions and parking...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2009
Last comment by WilliamR, on Jul 6, 2009 at 10:59 am | 14 comments | 2143 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PA Babe Ruth 15s look like all-stars once again

The Palo Alto Babe Ruth 15-year-old all-stars took their first step toward a possible return to the World Series by blasting...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2009
Last comment by Kelly, on Jul 6, 2009 at 10:24 am | 1 comment | 2403 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City, union battle over wage cuts

Facing salary reductions and uncertainty over future benefits, dozens of workers from Palo Alto's largest labor union sang...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by anonymous, on Jul 5, 2009 at 7:17 pm | 2 comments | 2602 Views

RESTAURANTS

Best Italian Resteraun in Palo Alto: Vero On Bryant (next to old 42nd Street)

Vero is outstanding and you MUST try it! Its location is the reason you never see a large crowd in the restaurant and...

Original post made by Mike on Jul. 5, 2009
There are no comments yet. 3773 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View may sue Navy over Hangar One

The Mountain View City Council unanimously decided Tuesday night that the city should pursue a range of serious actions to...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by k, on Jul 5, 2009 at 10:23 am | 14 comments | 2611 Views

AROUND TOWN

SUV crashes on Highway 101, driver trapped

Firefighters from Palo Alto and Mountain View used the "jaws of life" to rescue a 30-year-old man Wednesday after his SUV...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2009
Last comment by RS, on Jul 5, 2009 at 7:53 am | 16 comments | 2172 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tweeting the night away

A group of 160, many clad in dark blue T-shirts declaring "If you tweet it they will come," gathered around the rooftop pool...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by Nathaniel Flick, on Jul 5, 2009 at 1:55 am | 6 comments | 2888 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stats on people who post topics - informal survey

With the complaining about censoring topics, I thought I’d conduct an informal survey of the people who have poasted topics....

Original post made by Peter on Jul. 2, 2009
Last comment by Me, on Jul 4, 2009 at 5:38 pm | 14 comments | 2045 Views

AROUND TOWN

Things I remember going back to 1962.

Garland Elementary School, Mr. Center, The Indian Bowl, The Variety Store, Bergman's counter, The Peninsula Creamery, Jean's...

Original post made by Eric "Rick" Cohen on Jul. 2, 2009
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Jul 3, 2009 at 10:05 pm | 1 comment | 2359 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

'Baa baa' blood test to save lives in Third World

The newest revolution in microbiology testing walks on four legs and says "baa," according to Stanford University School...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by Danny, on Jul 3, 2009 at 9:12 pm | 1 comment | 2681 Views
<< < 886.5 887.5 888.5 889.5 890.5 > >>
Page 888.5 of 1249

Taboo Topics
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 8,936 views

Death by Diet
By Laura Stec | 12 comments | 3,101 views

I am Voting Yes on Measure B the Sales Tax for Transportation
By Steve Levy | 28 comments | 1,794 views

Mountain View Oktoberfest returns this weekend
By Elena Kadvany | 0 comments | 1,148 views

The timing is wrong
By Cheryl Bac | 0 comments | 449 views

 

The 2016-17 Info Guide is here!

Info Palo Alto, a resource guide for the Midpeninsula, features local information on schools, outdoors and recreation, government and arts & entertainment

View