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

Resignation creates another opening on Palo Alto's planning commission

The Palo Alto City Council will have a chance to fill three seats on the Planning and Transportation Commission in the coming...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2021
Last comment by , 2 hours ago | 1 comment | 2225 Views

AROUND TOWN

'I will vote to impeach this traitor': Rep. Anna Eshoo supports removing Trump from office

Granted only 30 seconds to speak on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives, Rep. Anna Eshoo did not mince words regarding...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2021
Last comment by Online Name, 4 hours ago | 32 comments | 3124 Views

AROUND TOWN

Santa Clara County ramps up COVID-19 vaccinations amid chaotic federal allocations

Santa Clara County leaders are concerned they won't have enough COVID-19 doses to continue building up their vaccination...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2021
Last comment by Dave, 5 hours ago | 7 comments | 7476 Views

AROUND TOWN

Santa Clara County unveils COVID-19 vaccine dashboard

Santa Clara County launched a new online dashboard on Friday that tracks the number of COVID-19 vaccine doses received and...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2021
Last comment by carlt, 8 hours ago | 5 comments | 13974 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: Work begins on Palo Alto's newest affordable housing project

In the latest Around Town column, news about an affordable housing project breaking ground, local residents and organizations...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2021
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Jan 16, 2021 at 4:44 pm | 2 comments | 2439 Views

AROUND TOWN

Santa Clara County opens up COVID-19 vaccines to all residents age 75 and older

All Santa Clara County residents age 75 and older are eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine effective immediately, vastly...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2021
Last comment by Barron Parker Too, on Jan 14, 2021 at 12:50 pm | 4 comments | 8309 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downtown Streets Team issues apology, retraction after board chair's 'inaccurate' comments

The Downtown Streets Team has issued an apology and retracted the false comments made by its board chair, who claimed that...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2021
Last comment by Michele Dauber, on Jan 14, 2021 at 8:20 am | 14 comments | 6814 Views

AROUND TOWN

As Palo Alto police switch to encrypted radio, newsroom scanners go silent

In a sudden move that will severely limit the ability of journalists and citizen watchdogs to cover breaking news, the Palo...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2021
Last comment by pearl, on Jan 13, 2021 at 1:55 pm | 17 comments | 8204 Views

AROUND TOWN

The things I remember about Palo Alto while growing up:

0...

Original post made by Andrew L. Freedman on Oct. 19, 2006
Last comment by Dave, on Jan 11, 2021 at 11:28 pm | 1200 comments | 374706 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pro-Trump business owner documented at Capitol rally faces backlash

Some people are threatening a boycott of a Menlo Park business after it came to light that its owner attended a pro-Trump...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2021
Last comment by mauricio, on Jan 11, 2021 at 7:04 am | 40 comments | 13251 Views

AROUND TOWN

As rioters storm the U.S. Capitol, Rep. Anna Eshoo says she's safe

U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo was among hundreds of legislators who fled the House floor on Wednesday as thousands of rioters supporting...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2021
Last comment by Alvin, on Jan 11, 2021 at 12:56 am | 56 comments | 6352 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: Meet Jalen, the first baby born in 2021 at Stanford

Stanford Children's Health welcomed seven babies on Jan. 1 -- the first being Jalen Ramos, who entered the world at 1:53...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2021
There are no comments yet. 3884 Views

AROUND TOWN

Qualia Gallery gives Palo Alto a new platform for art

The number of art galleries in downtown Palo Alto continues to grow, in spite of the pandemic, with the recent opening of...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2021
Last comment by Gary Ruppel, on Jan 7, 2021 at 5:48 pm | 1 comment | 2718 Views

AROUND TOWN

Jail-based unemployment fraud schemes prompt Santa Clara County crackdown

The loss of millions of dollars in unemployment benefits that allegedly went to jail inmates across the state has prompted...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2021
Last comment by Squidsie, on Jan 7, 2021 at 10:35 am | 4 comments | 3567 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford Stadium's 'spectator' trees to get new homes

Several hundred trees that were staged at Stanford University's football stadium in lieu of live spectators will be planted...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2021
Last comment by Pat Markevitch, on Jan 5, 2021 at 10:15 pm | 2 comments | 3897 Views

AROUND TOWN

Upset with Google's leadership, tech employees launch a workforce union to fight back

A coalition of employees working for Google parent company Alphabet and its subsidiaries announced Monday that they have...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2021
Last comment by Embarrassing Themselves, on Jan 5, 2021 at 8:10 pm | 8 comments | 5219 Views

AROUND TOWN

Trees of gratitude: Community art project brings together colorful face masks, heartfelt messages

Like prayer flags, more than 50 colorful face masks alongside messages of gratitude and hope have brought new life to two...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2020
Last comment by PA resident, on Jan 4, 2021 at 4:39 pm | 7 comments | 5417 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto looks to raise 'impact fees' for parks, libraries and community centers

Armed with a new study, Palo Alto is considering making sharp hikes to the fees that it charges developers to support local...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2020
Last comment by Crescent Park Mom, on Jan 4, 2021 at 3:03 pm | 23 comments | 8617 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: Families living in RVs find holiday cheer through nonprofit's help

In the latest Around Town, news about a nonprofit's effort to make spirits bright this holiday season for families living...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2020
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Jan 3, 2021 at 11:43 am | 16 comments | 5601 Views

AROUND TOWN

Researchers turn to human waste to study COVID-19 in Santa Clara County

Seeking to better understand the spread of COVID-19, researchers from San Jose, Santa Clara County and Stanford University...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2020
Last comment by Lee Forrest, on Jan 1, 2021 at 11:15 am | 12 comments | 4706 Views
1 2 3 4 5 > >>
Page 1 of 357

Get the most important local news stories sent straight to your inbox daily.

Craving B. Patisserie's perfect pastries? The San Francisco bakery is popping up in San Mateo next week
By Elena Kadvany | 0 comments | 12,209 views

Demystifying heat pump water heaters
By Sherry Listgarten | 11 comments | 2,981 views

Dry January Last Week? LOL
By Laura Stec | 0 comments | 2,854 views

Which Christmas Gifts are Lasting?
By Cheryl Bac | 2 comments | 1,713 views

Premarital and Couples: Join the Club . . .
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,398 views