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

'The story of an artist'

The current exhibition at the Pamela Walsh Gallery, "Mitchell Johnson, Color Continuum," may be perfectly timed to usher...

Original post made on May. 31, 2021
Last comment by Bill, on May 31, 2021 at 12:22 pm | 1 comment | 304 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: City announces winners of May Fête decoration contest

In the latest Around Town column, news about the winners of this year's May Fête decoration contest and what aspects of...

Original post made on May. 30, 2021
There are no comments yet. 4061 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mickie Winkler, former Menlo Park mayor, joins race for governor

Having just published a satirical book based on her political experiences, former Menlo Park Mayor Mickie Winkler is pivoting...

Original post made on May. 26, 2021
Last comment by Enough, on May 29, 2021 at 9:28 pm | 5 comments | 5671 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: Through letters, Girl Scouts share hopes for the country with Kamala Harris

In the latest Around Town column, stories on local Girl Scouts contributing to a book of letters to Vice President Kamala...

Original post made on May. 22, 2021
Last comment by Scotty, on May 23, 2021 at 6:33 pm | 5 comments | 5567 Views

AROUND TOWN

Helicopter flying low over Midtown Palo Alto for last two days?

As much as we love seeing aircraft, this helicopter is so low that it sounds like it hovers right over us and the houses...

Original post made by Nayeli on May. 18, 2021
Last comment by gorangers, on May 18, 2021 at 4:11 pm | 3 comments | 1586 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: Postcard project forms bonds across generations

In the latest Around Town column, read about older and younger artists connecting over postcards and local plans for Bike...

Original post made on May. 15, 2021
There are no comments yet. 4747 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto prepares to tap into federal funds, reserves to avoid budget cuts

Elected leaders moved this week to reverse most of the cuts in City Manager Ed Shikada's proposed budget, which includes...

Original post made on May. 13, 2021
Last comment by chris, on May 14, 2021 at 9:51 pm | 18 comments | 6058 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo County ready to begin COVID-19 vaccinations for 12- to 15-year-olds next week

San Mateo County could begin vaccinating 12- to 15-year-olds at the San Mateo County Event Center next week, pending final...

Original post made on May. 13, 2021
Last comment by PacManFever, on May 13, 2021 at 10:25 am | 1 comment | 3336 Views

AROUND TOWN

'I want lasting change.' Following hate crimes, community members stand up for Asian Americans

Around 250 people marched and rallied downtown Sunday to raise awareness about the recent attacks on Asian Americans and...

Original post made on May. 4, 2021
Last comment by Afraid To Walk Outside, on May 10, 2021 at 6:50 pm | 39 comments | 4496 Views

AROUND TOWN

City plans further cuts to police, fire and community services

Even as the state slowly begins to emerge from the Covid-19 pandemic, Palo Alto City Manager Ed Shikada is preparing for...

Original post made on May. 2, 2021
Last comment by James Wong, on May 10, 2021 at 5:23 pm | 45 comments | 10739 Views

AROUND TOWN

New state laws add urgency, complexity to Palo Alto's housing vision

As Palo Alto launches its high-stakes effort to develop a housing vision, city leaders are facing increasing pressure from...

Original post made on May. 6, 2021
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on May 9, 2021 at 3:28 pm | 9 comments | 4251 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: Becker honors local 'COVID Community Champions'

In the latest Around Town column, news about groups receiving recognition from a state senator for their work in assisting...

Original post made on May. 9, 2021
There are no comments yet. 3699 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford Powwow celebrates 50 years with virtual event

The Stanford Powwow is a tradition spanning 50 years that salutes Native American culture and heritage. It takes place every...

Original post made on May. 7, 2021
Last comment by EmmaP, on May 8, 2021 at 9:27 pm | 2 comments | 2474 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pediatricians can bypass MyTurn as they vaccinate children

California health officials say they will allow pediatricians to obtain doses without going through the state's problematic...

Original post made on May. 8, 2021
There are no comments yet. 3800 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto OKs church to house the homeless in parking lot

Soon, the cracked pavement of Highway Community Church's parking lot on Middlefield Road in Palo Alto will be home to up...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2021
Last comment by Carroll Whitaker, on May 7, 2021 at 9:52 am | 102 comments | 5718 Views

AROUND TOWN

Events planned all month to honor Asian American and Pacific Islander heritage

Dozens of events to honor Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month kicked off in Palo Alto on May 1, with celebrations...

Original post made on May. 7, 2021
There are no comments yet. 5349 Views

AROUND TOWN

Los Altos' Danny Holton says 'shello' from the road

Danny Holton has been traveling over the past year with the oversized peanut-shaped car known as the NUTmobile. During a...

Original post made on May. 5, 2021
Last comment by The Voice of Palo Alto, on May 5, 2021 at 7:20 pm | 1 comment | 3035 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stop Asian Hate march and rally set for Sunday

A march and rally in downtown Palo Alto this Sunday aims to raise awareness of the injustices facing Asian Americans and...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2021
Last comment by Michaela Johnson, on May 4, 2021 at 8:25 am | 16 comments | 4533 Views

AROUND TOWN

Piñatas offer a cathartic whack at COVID-19

Elizabeth McCarthy, a nurse at Stanford Hospital, gets what it's like to want to smack the bejesus out of the coronavirus....

Original post made on May. 2, 2021
Last comment by MP Resident, on May 3, 2021 at 11:23 am | 4 comments | 4607 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Church says worship leader fired over allegations he asked a teen for nude photos

Menlo Church fired a worship leader after allegations emerged that he had solicited nude photos online from a teen boy several...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2021
Last comment by malvina hopkins, on May 1, 2021 at 12:14 pm | 13 comments | 4922 Views
<< < 1 2 3 4 5 > >>
Page 2 of 362

Stay informed.

Get the day's top headlines from Palo Alto Online sent to your inbox.

North Ventura Planning Area Alternatives
By Steve Levy | 2 comments | 2,272 views

Town & Country welcomes SF's Wildseed, a 100% plant-based eatery
By The Peninsula Foodist | 0 comments | 1,270 views

Why does it take Palo Alto so long to get things done?
By Diana Diamond | 0 comments | 1,150 views

"VoiceMale"
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 681 views