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

Merrill Newman 'confession' coerced by North Korea

The video and confession by Palo Alto resident and Korean War veteran Merrill Newman by North Korean officials was coerced,...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2013
Last comment by Organiclaws, on Mar 25, 2015 at 4:56 pm | 10 comments | 4601 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Redwood's removal sparks dismay

It's happened again: A long-standing redwood that residents in one Palo Alto neighborhood have come to love has been cut...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2015
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, on Mar 25, 2015 at 4:49 pm | 32 comments | 5682 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Student with 3.85 GPA gets rejection letters from UCs

Hi, My friend's daughter got 3.85 GPA, had 5 AP classes in high school, was on competitive swimming team, volunteered...

Original post made by Parent on May. 28, 2012
Last comment by Took SAT too many decades ago, on Mar 25, 2015 at 4:45 pm | 342 comments | 197920 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Duveneck's $74K Furniture Spend

I recently learned that Duveneck is planning to spend $74K in PTA and district funds on classroom furniture. When classrooms...

Original post made by Dismayed on Mar. 24, 2015
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, on Mar 25, 2015 at 2:42 pm | 6 comments | 322 Views

AROUND TOWN

Teens arrested for attempted burglary in Palo Alto

Three East Palo Alto teenagers were arrested Tuesday morning, March 24, after they apparently tried to break into a home...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2015
Last comment by CP, on Mar 25, 2015 at 7:22 am | 5 comments | 3335 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

More than her resume

Lynn Ngai is a high-school senior with a three-page resume. It's filled with first-place awards for her violin performances,...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Mar 25, 2015 at 6:30 am | 11 comments | 3803 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Topping Off' ceremony held for new Stanford Hospital

Patients, construction workers, employees, physicians, community members, elected officials and donors gathered at the new...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Mar 24, 2015 at 11:36 pm | 7 comments | 2506 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Through art, Stanford students open conversation about mental health

There are 129 pages of raw, intimate and powerful expressions of the experience of both mental and physical illness in "Release.Restart.Review,"...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2015
Last comment by captainjohann, on Mar 24, 2015 at 11:15 pm | 1 comment | 4291 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Google opposes limit on office growth

With debate over commercial growth in Palo Alto set to reignite on Monday night, Google has joined the growing ranks of tech...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2015
Last comment by Midtown Resident, on Mar 24, 2015 at 9:53 pm | 48 comments | 4033 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents: Keep calm and parent on

I am a psychiatrist. After the tragedy last week, my phone has not stopped ringing with calls from concerned fellow parents....

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2015
Last comment by south bay parent, on Mar 24, 2015 at 3:18 pm | 197 comments | 191939 Views

SPORTS

Stanford baseball snaps five-game losing streak with 7-3 victory

Cardinal corner Logan James provided four innings of scoreless relief and Austin Barr hit a three-run home run to lead Stanford...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2015
Last comment by John, on Mar 24, 2015 at 1:59 pm | 1 comment | 761 Views

SPORTS

Stanford seniors make sure careers don't end just yet

NCAA basketball Tara VanDerveer had some special words for her Stanford women's basketball team before it took the court...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2015
Last comment by John, on Mar 24, 2015 at 1:51 pm | 1 comment | 1248 Views

AROUND TOWN

Burglary suspect arrested after standoff in Palo Alto home

Police have arrested a 25-year-old man who barricaded himself in a home on the 900 block of Elsinore Drive in Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2015
Last comment by Overkill?, on Mar 24, 2015 at 9:00 am | 8 comments | 11368 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community writes 'love notes' to Palo Alto youth

More than 30 "love notes" to Palo Alto youth were hung by community members from two downtown trees Sunday afternoon after...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2015
Last comment by Sam, on Mar 24, 2015 at 8:35 am | 12 comments | 5184 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New Junior Museum & Zoo would double size

Palo Alto's Junior Museum & Zoo would be demolished and rebuilt at twice its current size as part of an ambitious makeover...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2015
Last comment by Just right, on Mar 24, 2015 at 2:24 am | 29 comments | 3906 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Happening now: Palo Alto police hunt burglary suspect in residential neighborhood

Police in Palo Alto have cornered a man inside a home on the 900 block of Elsinore Drive who they suspect of a residential...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2015
Last comment by Thank you, PAPD!, on Mar 23, 2015 at 5:31 pm | 5 comments | 2017 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto workshop aims to bridge police-community divide

"There are three things you should never do when a police officer confronts you," retired Judge LaDoris H. Cordell told an...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2015
Last comment by Jenny, on Mar 23, 2015 at 4:02 pm | 7 comments | 3362 Views

SPORTS

Eastside Prep girls achieve season-long hoop goal

==BI Weekend prep roundup== The Eastside Prep girls set a goal for themselves as they began the 2014-15 basketball season,...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2015
Last comment by WTF, on Mar 23, 2015 at 3:23 pm | 2 comments | 897 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board approves increased parcel tax

The Palo Alto school board unanimously passed just after midnight on Tuesday night a $758, six-year parcel tax that will...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Mar 23, 2015 at 1:55 pm | 83 comments | 5281 Views

SPORTS

Community notebook: Little League gets gift, plans capital campaign

It's usually not a good thing in baseball to be on the bench, but at the Palo Alto Little League (PALL) ballpark on Middlefield...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2015
Last comment by Jimmy, on Mar 23, 2015 at 1:51 pm | 6 comments | 1578 Views
<< < 1 2 3 4 5 > >>
Page 2.25 of 1085

Continuation of Office Cap Discussion
By Steve Levy | 10 comments | 2,895 views

Self-Sabotage
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 1 comment | 2,178 views

Ramen shop replaces Muracciís in Los Altos
By Elena Kadvany | 7 comments | 1,768 views

"Itís Not About the Nail"
By Chandrama Anderson | 3 comments | 1,546 views

Mismanagement of Consultants
By Douglas Moran | 7 comments | 1,125 views