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

Stem-cell ruling threatens Stanford research

Stem-cell research by Stanford University researchers could be terminated under a preliminary U.S. District Court ruling...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 2, 2010 at 5:31 pm | 5 comments | 1442 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Around Town

<B><B>COLLISION COURSE ... </B>A proposal by three Peninsula lawmakers to "blend" California's proposed high-speed rail system...

Original post made on May. 6, 2011
Last comment by paneighbor, on May 6, 2011 at 11:09 am | 2 comments | 1442 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford investments earned 1 percent last year

Stanford University's primary investment pool achieved returns of 1 percent for the year ending June 30, the university reported...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2012
Last comment by Gene, on Sep 29, 2012 at 4:14 pm | 4 comments | 1442 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford Math Circle Elementary

I was looking for ways to enrich my first graders math experience when I came across this: Stanford Math Circle Elementary...

Original post made by Elementary Parent on Aug. 21, 2012
Last comment by Parent, on Aug 22, 2012 at 8:23 am | 3 comments | 1442 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Driver smashes through school wall at Addison

A young driver did several thousand dollars in damage to a building at Addison Elementary School on Saturday evening, Feb....

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2012
Last comment by would have saved a whole lot of trouble, on Feb 29, 2012 at 9:42 am | 27 comments | 1442 Views

SPORTS

Paly teams make a splash at league swim finals

The Palo Alto and Gunn girls staged another stirring battle while the Palo Alto boys atoned for last season's stumble from...

Original post made on May. 7, 2011
Last comment by Noel, on May 7, 2011 at 9:42 pm | 1 comment | 1442 Views

SPORTS

Boyd, Bosco named New York-Penn League all-stars

==B Appel nabs first pro win == Palo Alto High grad B.J. Boyd and Menlo College product Jimmy Bosco were each named to...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2013
Last comment by Paly Parentx3, on Aug 7, 2013 at 11:01 am | 1 comment | 1442 Views

AROUND TOWN

PG&E customers lose power as storm continues

Thousands of PG&E customers are without power in the Bay Area today due to an onset of stormy weather that is drenching the...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2010
Last comment by Fiscal Responsibility, on Jan 20, 2010 at 10:42 am | 20 comments | 1442 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New Children's Hospital design wins praise

After more than two years of public hearings and design tweaks, an ambitious proposal to renovate and expand the Lucile Packard...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2011
Last comment by concernata, on Mar 31, 2011 at 10:08 pm | 2 comments | 1441 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Ross Road improvement OK'd by council

A long-awaited traffic signal that is key to the future Ross Road Bicycle Boulevard received the green light by the Palo...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2012
Last comment by Bright Side, on Apr 24, 2012 at 9:54 am | 20 comments | 1441 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Baylands buildings - old becomes new and new left to rot?

Why, I wonder, at the Baylands have they just redone the old Scout building and opened it as something new and special and...

Original post made by Resident on Jan. 4, 2013
Last comment by Anon., on Jan 4, 2013 at 12:35 pm | 1 comment | 1441 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Yogurtland employee charged with burglary

A Yogurtland employee was arrested on Wednesday for stealing cash from his own place of work. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2013
Last comment by Not condoning, on Apr 19, 2013 at 3:50 pm | 10 comments | 1441 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest opinion: 'Style Wars' a result of too much, too fast?

Palo Alto's latest architectural controversies center on questions of massing, density and style. And misconceptions about...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2014
Last comment by palo alto resident, on Aug 13, 2014 at 12:54 pm | 8 comments | 1441 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Spare the Air alert issued for Wednesday

While chilly temperatures are expected to continue Wednesday, the Bay Area Air Quality Management District is issuing the...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2013
Last comment by common sense, on Jan 16, 2013 at 6:13 pm | 7 comments | 1441 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Jewelry salesmen robbed in Los Altos

Two jewelry salesmen were robbed by a group of masked men in Los Altos Wednesday evening, the latest in a series of jewelry...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2010
Last comment by concerned, on Dec 3, 2010 at 12:14 pm | 2 comments | 1441 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto cleaver attacker gets plea deal

Chunren Chen, the restaurant worker who hacked a fellow employee with a meat cleaver during an argument at a Palo Alto restaurant...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2011
Last comment by Huh?, on Apr 23, 2011 at 12:41 am | 11 comments | 1441 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alleged bike thieves arrested with burglary tools

Two men who were arrested on El Camino Real for a bicycle theft last Thursday have been booked on an array of charges, including...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2012
Last comment by musical, on Oct 31, 2012 at 11:24 pm | 14 comments | 1441 Views

SPORTS

Local track coaches nominated for prestigious international events

Stanford's director of track and field, Edrick Floreal, and local youth track coach Joy Margerum have been nominated for...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2011
Last comment by Bill, on Feb 17, 2011 at 8:08 pm | 1 comment | 1441 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Rail authority slammed for lax contract oversight

The agency charged with building a high-speed rail system between San Francisco and Los Angeles violated state law when it...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2012
Last comment by Renea, on May 21, 2013 at 9:43 am | 11 comments | 1441 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Special report: Surveillance programs raise safety-vs-privacy questions

We are being watched. Surveillance programs operated by government agencies, from the National Security Agency and Department...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2013
Last comment by Lying Liars, on Sep 25, 2013 at 3:26 pm | 2 comments | 1441 Views
<< < 814 815 816 817 818 > >>
Page 816 of 1039

WUE makes out-of-state tuition more affordable
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 2 comments | 2,515 views

Local picks on 2015 Michelin Bib Gourmand list
By Elena Kadvany | 1 comment | 2,146 views

Ode to Brussels Sprout
By Laura Stec | 13 comments | 2,107 views

Go Giants! Next Stop: World Series!
By Chandrama Anderson | 1 comment | 1,635 views

In Defense of "Incivility"
By Douglas Moran | 16 comments | 1,578 views