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


Soda fountain to replace California Avenue 'bird bath'

The Palo Alto City Council, exasperated by the controversy surrounding the plan to replace California Avenue's aging "bird...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2011
Last comment by H20 Bored, on Apr 1, 2011 at 9:37 pm | 16 comments | 9022 Views


Foes of Maybell development shift focus from project site

Palo Alto's most controversial housing development of the moment would occupy a nondescript orchard site in the Green Acres...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2013
Last comment by No to Zoning Changes, on Sep 3, 2013 at 4:33 pm | 50 comments | 9021 Views


Daltons were good neighbors, resident says


Original post made on Jul. 18, 2007
Last comment by high school friend, on Jul 27, 2007 at 10:12 pm | 9 comments | 9021 Views


Wasted opportunity at the Park Theatre


Original post made by Patrick Holden on Jun. 6, 2006
Last comment by winter dellenbach, on Jul 18, 2006 at 9:30 am | 6 comments | 9021 Views


Palo Alto environmentalist Walter Hays dies

Walter Hays, a prominent Palo Alto resident, environmental champion and individual who set a standard for volunteerism, died...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2023
Last comment by Bob Wenzlau, on Feb 4, 2023 at 8:53 am | 2 comments | 9021 Views


Webcast: Debate over SB 50

Palo Alto Vice Mayor Adrian Fine and Greer Stone, vice chair of the Santa Clara County Human Rights Commission, join Weekly...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2019
Last comment by Palo Altans Against Further Development UNITE!, on Mar 30, 2019 at 2:47 pm | 5 comments | 9020 Views


Mountain View tech startup Nuro lands state's first autonomous vehicle permit

With a first-of-its kind permit from the DMV, tech company Nuro can now operate its driverless vehicles for commercial purposes...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2020
Last comment by Lee Forrest, on Dec 31, 2020 at 5:48 am | 2 comments | 9020 Views


How a pandemic passion project is helping a 'Neighborhood Pizza Guy' connect with his community

What started out as a pandemic passion project for Atherton resident Matt Burr has quickly grown into what could be something...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2021
Last comment by Kayleigh Johnson, on Apr 19, 2021 at 1:23 pm | 9 comments | 9020 Views


Teachers less satisfied than parents, principals with longer kindergarten day

While the majority of kindergarten parents and elementary school principals are satisfied with the Palo Alto school district's...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2017
Last comment by Me 2, on Mar 31, 2017 at 12:56 pm | 13 comments | 9019 Views


Strength and service: Retiring fire chief reflects on his 40-year career in the community

Harold Schapelhouman almost didn't become a Menlo Park firefighter. At 20, the chief of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District,...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2021
Last comment by pat, on Jul 24, 2021 at 7:56 pm | 2 comments | 9019 Views


Who's the best barber?


Original post made by allen clapp on Jun. 26, 2006
Last comment by Allen Podell, on Jun 27, 2006 at 9:16 pm | 2 comments | 9018 Views


Palo Alto turns down volume at Lytton Plaza

Lytton Plaza, downtown Palo Alto's traditional hub for free speech and impromptu music, will see its volume drop on the weekdays...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2012
Last comment by Mark Weiss , on Nov 22, 2012 at 11:27 pm | 16 comments | 9018 Views


New measures to limit access to train tracks could start in August

In an effort to address Palo Alto's recent teen suicide cluster, the city is stepping up its efforts to limit access to the...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2015
Last comment by stanhutchings, on Jun 15, 2015 at 6:52 pm | 64 comments | 9017 Views


New bike boulevard planned for Palo Alto

Winding trails, colorful bike lanes, prominent signs and a new bicycle boulevard snaking southward from the middle of the...

Original post made on May. 10, 2011
Last comment by maps, on May 14, 2011 at 10:01 am | 34 comments | 9017 Views


Ban on car dwelling heads to City Council

Palo Alto's status as the only city in the area to allow living in vehicles could end on July 25, when the City Council is...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2011
Last comment by Edgarpoet, on Aug 29, 2011 at 1:57 pm | 47 comments | 9017 Views


Overnight closures set for U.S. Highway 101 bridge project in Palo Alto

A new bridge over U.S. Highway 101 in Palo Alto is set to take shape later this week when crews install steel segments of...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2021
Last comment by Megan Swezey Fogarty, on Apr 28, 2021 at 6:09 pm | 6 comments | 9017 Views


SLAC workers, others won't get back pay after furloughs

More than 13,400 Bay Area Department of Energy laboratory workers -- including 1,500 at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2013
Last comment by Slac-worker, on Oct 12, 2013 at 12:22 am | 6 comments | 9016 Views


East Palo Alto will not contract out police services

Responding to overwhelming public concerns about transparency and accountability, East Palo Alto's elected leaders on Tuesday...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2014
Last comment by Aquamarine, on Feb 7, 2014 at 12:37 am | 15 comments | 9015 Views


Pretty on the outside

The recently reopened British Bankers Club in Menlo Park has all the elements of a destination restaurant, except for the...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2017
Last comment by timetrip, on Jun 23, 2017 at 8:39 pm | 6 comments | 9015 Views


As Palo Alto debates rail crossings, other cities line up for federal funds

When the Metropolitan Transportation Commission board of directors met last month to approve a list of rail projects to endorse...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2022
Last comment by Bill Bucy, on May 3, 2022 at 9:12 am | 12 comments | 9014 Views
<< < 365 366 367 368 369 > >>
Page 367 of 1738

Stay informed.

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

Boichik Bagels is opening its newest – and largest – location in Santa Clara this week
By The Peninsula Foodist | 0 comments | 2,437 views

I Do I Don't: How to build a better marriage Ch. 1, page 1
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,603 views

By Laura Stec | 2 comments | 755 views


Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund

For the last 30 years, the Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund has given away almost $10 million to local nonprofits serving children and families. 100% of the funds go directly to local programs. It’s a great way to ensure your charitable donations are working at home.