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

Condoleezza Rice to join formerly men-only Augusta

Breaking down social barriers is nothing new to Condoleeza Rice. The first African-American woman appointed U.S. Secretary...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2012
Last comment by Wendy, on Aug 21, 2012 at 4:08 pm | 17 comments | 1454 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Downtown hotels look to add five-story 'wing'

The bustling hotel hub next to Palo Alto's downtown transit center may soon become more crowded and luxurious. The owner...

Original post made on May. 26, 2011
Last comment by Phil, on May 29, 2011 at 8:11 pm | 7 comments | 1453 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City workers to get 6.3 percent increase

The labor standoff between the City of Palo Alto and its largest employee union concluded this week when workers voted to...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2014
Last comment by say what say what say what, on Mar 8, 2014 at 10:03 am | 1 comment | 1453 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Homework done a day before due

How can our president's 13 and ten year old kids have their homework completed a day before it's due? Our ten year old gets...

Original post made by Not Possible on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by Parent, on Jul 10, 2011 at 9:25 pm | 13 comments | 1453 Views

SPORTS

Stanford men begin defense of their NCAA volleyball title

Brad Lawson was a first team All-American last year an Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Player of the Year, two-time All-American...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2011
Last comment by Theresa, on Jan 7, 2011 at 11:40 am | 1 comment | 1453 Views

SPORTS

First Person: A conversation with Jeremy Lin

Jeremy Lin, a Palo Alto High School graduate (Class of 2006) and current point guard for the Houston Rockets, reflects on...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2011
Last comment by that 2, on Dec 19, 2011 at 3:45 pm | 2 comments | 1453 Views

AROUND TOWN

Soul men

Though its plot is communion-wafer thin, "Altar Boyz," the Christian boy-band satire currently being performed by Palo Alto...

Original post made on May. 8, 2011
Last comment by Steve , on May 8, 2011 at 12:05 am | 1 comment | 1453 Views

AROUND TOWN

The art of questioning

What is a city? It's a question Palo Alto residents and visitors may find themselves facing -- literally -- in the coming...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2014
Last comment by Ellen Uhrbrock, on Oct 3, 2014 at 11:13 am | 1 comment | 1453 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Looking back at 2012

The task of handpicking a selection of photos that define a whole year is always a daunting one. After scanning through thousands...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2012
Last comment by , on Dec 28, 2012 at 3:24 pm | 13 comments | 1452 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Local peace leader killed in Kenya

Larissa Keet, a longtime Palo Alto-area peace and environmental activist, died Jan. 13 after she was hit by a truck while...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by qq, on Nov 2, 2010 at 3:03 pm | 2 comments | 1452 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

More women to get health services under new law

Access to women's health services expanded on Wednesday, Aug. 1, due to the federal Affordable Care Act. The guaranteed services...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2012
Last comment by musical, on Aug 3, 2012 at 4:46 pm | 23 comments | 1452 Views

AROUND TOWN

Is bankruptcy looming for Borders?

Retail bookseller Borders Group, Inc., has announced that it plans to undergo a major restructuring that will close many...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2011
Last comment by Enough!, on Feb 14, 2011 at 2:28 pm | 15 comments | 1452 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Around Town

YAKETY-YAK ... Palo Alto City Council Chambers were deserted Tuesday night by the time the council got to its last agenda...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on Jan 25, 2013 at 4:34 pm | 1 comment | 1451 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Smuggler kidnaps woman from Mountain View

An illegal border crossing took a bad turn in Mountain View on Sunday after the family of a woman was unable to pay the extra...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2011
Last comment by Ms. Wow, on Mar 23, 2011 at 9:58 am | 3 comments | 1451 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Thieves smash their way into Palo Alto Foot Locker

Two men broke into the Foot Locker store in Palo Alto Tuesday, stealing $1,400 in clothing and shoes and breaking a $15,000...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2012
Last comment by Sonny, on Jan 13, 2012 at 3:47 pm | 7 comments | 1451 Views

SPORTS

High School Athletes of the Week

<B>Lucy Tashman Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=17979 posted Friday, November...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by Finola, on Nov 16, 2012 at 8:58 pm | 1 comment | 1451 Views

AROUND TOWN

Authorities ID victim of Middlefield car crash

The Santa Clara County Coroner's office has identified the man killed last Sunday in a single-vehicle crash on W. Middlefield...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by anon, on Feb 25, 2010 at 8:58 pm | 4 comments | 1451 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Two-alarm fire destroys Palo Alto home

A fire destroyed a home in Palo Alto on Saturday (April 16) morning, displacing three people, Palo Alto Fire Battalion Chief...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2011
Last comment by Jake, on Apr 21, 2011 at 9:35 am | 6 comments | 1450 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Christmas Day trash pickup

Hi Our trash pickup day is Tuesday and since this week is Christmas Day and the following Tuesday is New Year's Day, we...

Original post made by Palo Verde Resident on Dec. 23, 2012
Last comment by Palo Verde Resident, on Dec 25, 2012 at 8:08 pm | 4 comments | 1450 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Area could see record-breaking temperatures

After weeks of stormy weather, the forecast for the coming days calls for sunshine and high temperatures that could break...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2011
Last comment by Linda, on Mar 31, 2011 at 9:15 pm | 5 comments | 1450 Views
<< < 905.25 906.25 907.25 908.25 909.25 > >>
Page 907.25 of 1086

Ramen shop replaces Muracciís in Los Altos
By Elena Kadvany | 12 comments | 2,520 views

"Itís Not About the Nail"
By Chandrama Anderson | 4 comments | 1,879 views

I blame soccer (teamwork)
By Douglas Moran | 12 comments | 1,701 views

Iíll have the Kraft Mac n Cheese w/Ketchup, Please
By Max Greenberg | 0 comments | 769 views

Now Playing - Your Dinner!
By Laura Stec | 0 comments | 752 views