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

Anyone had a custom handrail made lately?

I'm trying to figure out how to get an exterior handrail next to the front stairs made for my older PA home -- and to write...

Original post made by Carol Blitzer, Palo Alto Weekly associate editor on Jan. 13, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1704 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Health Risks from Shipping Pollution

One giant container ship can emit almost the same amount of cancer and asthma-causing chemicals as 50m cars, study findshttp://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2009/apr/09/shipping-...

Original post made by Sharon on Apr. 10, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 11, 2009 at 4:05 am | 3 comments | 1704 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Shoreline again

Why do we (Palo Alto) have to keep re-visiting the Shoreline noise & thumpity-thump issue? It is after 10:00 - on a school...

Original post made by mmmmmMom on Sep. 1, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 7, 2009 at 1:49 pm | 16 comments | 1704 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City turns to retirees to deal with worker 'exodus'

Faced with an exodus of experienced city workers, Palo Alto is turning to familiar faces for help -- its own retirees. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2011
Last comment by No surprise, on Sep 15, 2011 at 10:19 pm | 11 comments | 1704 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Preschool Family Alumni thank you

Thanks to the many attendees at the Preschool Family Alumni barbeque and film premiere this past Saturday (September 25)....

Original post made by Friends of Preschool Family on Sep. 29, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1704 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How are our college acceptance rates this year?

While my son has gained entry into most of the name colleges he applied to besides his reach schools, I was amazed to read...

Original post made by Paly Alum on Apr. 3, 2014
Last comment by Student, on Apr 8, 2014 at 10:46 am | 27 comments | 1704 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Sand Hill Road reopens after gas-leak closure

A portion of Sand Hill Road in San Mateo County near Woodside was closed briefly Monday afternoon due to a gas main break. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2010
Last comment by John, on Mar 1, 2010 at 11:44 pm | 1 comment | 1704 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspect in burglary of Jobs' house gets new lawyer, plea date

Kariem McFarlin, who was arrested earlier this month for allegedly burglarizing the Palo Alto home of the late Steve Jobs...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2012
Last comment by Phil, on Aug 22, 2012 at 2:54 pm | 7 comments | 1704 Views

SPORTS

SHP remains perfect, sets up showdown for PAL title

Friday's prep football Junior quarterback Mason Randall threw for 235 yards and accounted for two touchdowns to lead Sacred...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1704 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Anchroage Daily News endorses Barack Obama for President

0...

Original post made by Sarah on Oct. 26, 2008
Last comment by Huh???, on Oct 26, 2008 at 9:26 pm | 3 comments | 1704 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bill allows Obama to seize control of Internet

http://news.cnet.com/8301-13578_3-10320096-38.html If nothing is scaring or horrifying you, from using the NEA to hire...

Original post made by Perspective on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by svatoid, on Aug 29, 2009 at 2:03 pm | 9 comments | 1704 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto's chief attorney, librarian set to depart

Palo Alto officials will bid farewell to two department heads tonight when the City Council formally recognizes the services...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2010
Last comment by CHinCider, on Oct 26, 2010 at 8:39 am | 5 comments | 1704 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Romeo H.: Deployed in Kosovo

On 9/11 I was actually in active duty in the U.S. Army already, and I was deployed in Kosovo. I was coming toward the end...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
Last comment by Mark, on Sep 8, 2011 at 5:04 pm | 1 comment | 1704 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hunting the elusive image

Some nature photographers are the picture of patience. They'll sit for hours waiting for that faultless angle of light. Other...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Nov 7, 2010 at 2:55 pm | 2 comments | 1704 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cyclists, please obey traffic rules!!

I believe biking around town is good and I myself like to bike when I have a chance. However, some of the cyclists are irresponsible,...

Original post made by Car Driver on Jul. 24, 2013
Last comment by looking on bright side, on Jul 28, 2013 at 3:29 pm | 12 comments | 1704 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Math and suicide topics

Here on Town Square we have three topics that are getting the most hits. We have had two suicides on our tracks from different...

Original post made by Resident on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on May 7, 2009 at 1:22 pm | 1 comment | 1703 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Economy's silver lining: Lower bids for Palo Alto

The deepening recession may be walloping Palo Alto's revenues and threatening its services, but it is also allowing city...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2009
Last comment by anonymous, on Jun 1, 2009 at 9:03 pm | 3 comments | 1703 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

imposed tough restrictions on the use of tap water, local officials said.

Drought-hit LA, San Diego impose water ban Published: Monday June 1, 2009 Hit by a severe drought for the third year...

Original post made by Resident on Jun. 1, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jun 1, 2009 at 4:32 pm | 2 comments | 1703 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Witnesses sought in East Palo Alto abduction

East Palo Alto police are looking for a 29-year-old man who allegedly abducted his daughter from her Woodland Avenue home...

Original post made on May. 24, 2010
Last comment by Kate, on May 24, 2010 at 11:33 am | 3 comments | 1703 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools and turning 18

Today's incident involving an 18 year old student at Gunn makes me wonder how the schools treat our children once they...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Mar. 6, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Mar 8, 2012 at 2:19 pm | 8 comments | 1703 Views
<< < 819 820 821 822 823 > >>
Page 821 of 1094

Are you taking a Gap Year?
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 8 comments | 2,010 views

Magical Bridge Playground
By Cheryl Bac | 4 comments | 678 views

Palo Alto's Cafe Pro Bono reopens after fire
By Elena Kadvany | 0 comments | 667 views

Follow-up to a Love Script
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 604 views

Camping Comfortably
By Sally Torbey | 6 comments | 316 views