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

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Simitian seeks to postpone high-speed-rail funding

Three years after California voters approved a $9.95 billion bond to build the nation's first high-speed-rail system, a debate...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2012
Last comment by common sense, on Jan 14, 2012 at 3:29 pm | 10 comments | 2223 Views

AROUND TOWN

Free the Children office opens in Palo Alto

Free the Children, an organization that has built more than 500 schools in developing countries, is opening its first office...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2009
Last comment by Ann, on Feb 13, 2009 at 10:36 am | 3 comments | 2223 Views

AROUND TOWN

Review: 'Shrek Forever After'

The "Shrek" franchise never should have been one. The first film was a satisfying one-off, but the sequels have tied themselves...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2010
Last comment by Vince, on Jun 12, 2010 at 5:26 pm | 1 comment | 2223 Views

AROUND TOWN

Time-Sensitive, please read asap, to help honor our veterans

Hi All, As of of you may know, for the past few years, we've had a neighborhood grass-roots tradition of taking customized...

Original post made by Carrie Manley on Nov. 11, 2012
Last comment by Scott Sutorius, on Nov 13, 2012 at 5:05 pm | 5 comments | 2223 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Thieves take $11,000 in Victoria's Secret bras

Shoplifters struck it big on Halloween after walking out of Victoria's Secret with 180 bras valued at $11,000, Palo Alto...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2012
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Nov 2, 2012 at 5:40 pm | 24 comments | 2222 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High tech and teen usage

Original post made by Parent on Jan. 20, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 20, 2010 at 7:55 pm | 9 comments | 2222 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Experiences switching from small, private middle school to Gunn or Paly?

Just wondering whether anyone else has switched their kids from a small, private middle school to Gunn or Paly and, if so,...

Original post made by Thinking about it on Oct. 29, 2010
Last comment by Thinking about it, on Oct 30, 2010 at 9:07 am | 3 comments | 2222 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Modeling Bad Behavior

Letters to the Editor Editor, I appreciate the Palo Alto Weekly's reporting on the harassment charges against Phil...

Original post made on May. 13, 2014
Last comment by Professor Smarty Pants, on May 17, 2014 at 9:38 am | 5 comments | 2222 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Longs in Midtown Robbed

Just before 7:45PM a passerby noticed a man holding a teller a gunpoint with a rifle at the Midtown Longs at 2701 Middlefield...

Original post made by qq on Jan. 22, 2009
Last comment by white guy, on Jan 22, 2009 at 9:28 pm | 4 comments | 2222 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man arrested in nonfatal East Palo Alto shooting

A man was arrested on suspicion of shooting another man in the leg in East Palo Alto this Wednesday afternoon, according...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2013
Last comment by Friend, on Jul 26, 2013 at 12:52 pm | 2 comments | 2222 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Would the Last Honest Reporter Please Turn On the Lights?

0...

Original post made by Jarred on Oct. 21, 2008
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Oct 22, 2008 at 9:00 pm | 7 comments | 2222 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Native American remains found in Menlo Park

Native American remains were unearthed by construction crews working in Menlo Park on Tuesday, police said. Read the full...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2012
Last comment by Bob, on Nov 24, 2012 at 1:10 am | 7 comments | 2222 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park squirrel infected with West Nile virus

A gray squirrel trapped by the county in Menlo Park has tested positive for the West Nile virus, San Mateo County officials...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2012
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jul 26, 2012 at 8:40 am | 15 comments | 2222 Views

AROUND TOWN

Strong-arm robbery occurs near downtown Palo Alto

A woman walking near downtown Palo Alto was the victim of a strong-arm robbery on Saturday afternoon. She sustained minor...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2013
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Sep 30, 2013 at 1:36 pm | 2 comments | 2222 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to landfill for 'green' energy

Palo Alto is banking on an old landfill in the Central Valley to help it meet its long-term goals for renewable energy. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 9, 2010 at 4:42 pm | 3 comments | 2221 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto may turn down the sound at Lytton Plaza

Palo Alto's most prominent downtown gathering spot may become a bit more subdued under a new proposal to restrict amplified...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2012
Last comment by Loudness, on Nov 18, 2012 at 9:45 pm | 12 comments | 2221 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Finals after Winter break

I have watched my 2 kids spending winter break on doing projects that are due the first Friday after the break, and trying...

Original post made by Gail on Jan. 12, 2009
Last comment by Mom, on Jan 12, 2009 at 5:21 pm | 1 comment | 2221 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto gas station robbed at gunpoint

The Arco gas station on the corner of Middlefield and San Antonio roads in Palo Alto was robbed at gunpoint last Saturday...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2008
Last comment by alleged, on Dec 17, 2008 at 5:59 pm | 4 comments | 2221 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto grads help Bucknell women advance in water polo

The Bucknell women's water polo team is making some big waves on the East Coast, and the Bisons have sophomore Hallie Kennan...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2221 Views

SPORTS

Paly girls make history with second state volleyball title

The Palo Alto girls' volleyball squad became the first team in school history to win back-to-back state titles by outlasting...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2011
Last comment by Viking VB Fan, on Dec 5, 2011 at 1:39 pm | 5 comments | 2221 Views
<< < 819 820 821 822 823 > >>
Page 821 of 1224

My Son Turned 20
By Chandrama Anderson | 3 comments | 12,654 views

Questions About the Acquisition of the Buena Vista Site
By Steve Levy | 23 comments | 5,917 views

Guns or Butter?
By Laura Stec | 24 comments | 2,600 views

Nonstarter killed after 2 decades
By Douglas Moran | 15 comments | 1,336 views

Kids and transitions
By Cheryl Bac | 4 comments | 964 views