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Worth a good laugh

In the recent City of PA Utilities bill is the usual announcements "yellow sheet' - with this item. "Take Charge of Your...

Original post made by Kate on Mar. 2, 2014
Last comment by Cognoscenti, on Mar 3, 2014 at 8:58 am | 1 comment | 1923 Views


Police auditor reports

For the past 15 years, an independent police auditor has been reviewing citizen complaints against Palo Alto officers, as...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2020
Last comment by Online Name, on Jun 4, 2020 at 3:11 pm | 2 comments | 1918 Views


El Camino Park latest - LATE 2015!!

El Camino Park was originally scheduled to open by last summer. It is now scheduled to open in late 2015, over 2 years after...

Original post made by Jim H. on Mar. 11, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Mar 11, 2014 at 5:36 pm | 3 comments | 1916 Views


Hack a Sim Palo Alto!

Calling all civic-minded hackers! We need a Sim Palo Alto! Want to know what happens if you add a certain number of...

Original post made by Greenacres on Jun. 6, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1914 Views


Karen Holman

More interesting things appeared today in the Daily Post regarding Karen Holman and money she has received from a developer...

Original post made by Rupert of henzau on Jun. 11, 2014
Last comment by Rupert of henzau, on Jun 11, 2014 at 6:14 pm | 2 comments | 1914 Views


Buena Vista Closure Hearing set for April 21st

Now that the Buena Vista Mobile Home Park relocation impact report (RIR) has been found "complete" by the City, the closure...

Original post made by Joe on Mar. 26, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1913 Views


THIS is 'waste free'? This is being 'green'???

Once again we received detailed directions from Palo Alto's "Green Waste" - this time again on how to plan a 'waste free...

Original post made by Bob on Sep. 19, 2015
Last comment by Roger Overnaut, on Sep 25, 2015 at 1:11 pm | 13 comments | 1912 Views


Measure C - Hurting lower income Palo Altans?

Measure C seems to be written up by the City Attorney as if it's just making some of the biggest users pay their fair share...

Original post made by voter question on Oct. 27, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Oct 29, 2014 at 3:01 am | 6 comments | 1911 Views


Transparent California - total cost of city employee compensation per resident

According to the web site, the total cost of city employee compensation per resident is almost...

Original post made by James M. on May. 20, 2016
Last comment by Tyler Durden, on May 21, 2016 at 1:01 pm | 2 comments | 1909 Views


Palo Alto has submitted checklist for Google Fiber

Got this message from Google Fiber: "Good news! The City of Palo Alto has submitted its fiber-ready checklist, bringing...

Original post made by Mr.Recycle on May. 16, 2014
Last comment by anonymous, on May 16, 2014 at 5:00 pm | 1 comment | 1907 Views


Palo Alto community fixture Ellen Wyman dies at 86

Ellen Wyman, a longtime resident and activist in Palo Alto, died on Sunday, Sept. 14, following years of frail health, her...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2014
Last comment by JoyO, on Sep 19, 2014 at 11:24 am | 9 comments | 1906 Views


Where is my print copy of the Weekly??

When USPS was handling home delivery of the Weekly I got it like clockwork every week in my mailbox. When they switched...

Original post made by disgruntled on Apr. 11, 2014
Last comment by Bill Johnson, on Apr 11, 2014 at 9:25 pm | 2 comments | 1900 Views


Town Square and Registered Users

When TS started the idea of closing a certain thread to all but registered users, the reason given was that it would make...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 3, 2015
Last comment by resident 1, on Oct 6, 2015 at 6:39 pm | 27 comments | 1898 Views


8 Bay Area Traffic Reduction Policies, Ranked

Cordon charge, gas tax, road use charge, cordon charge, workplace parking charge, etc. Which is best? Assuming 80% of Palo...

Original post made by Steve Raney on Jan. 1, 2016
Last comment by Mary, on Jan 6, 2016 at 10:41 am | 14 comments | 1894 Views


As If It Didn't Happen

The Mercury-News covered it, the Chronicle covered it, but not a word in the news columns of our local weekly: Yesterday...

Original post made by March on Dec. 2, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Dec 3, 2014 at 1:48 pm | 8 comments | 1891 Views


Palo Alto Elm trees are dying from draught?

I see many large elm trees in Palo Alto - especially along Louis Rd - have half brown leaves, all of them seem to suffer...

Original post made by Julie on Jul. 26, 2015
Last comment by Marie, on Jul 28, 2015 at 8:06 pm | 9 comments | 1890 Views


The Idiocy of Colored Zones

What mind (or, more likely, committee of minds) came up with the colored zone system that we have downtown and California...

Original post made by PAmoderate on Aug. 6, 2015
Last comment by Tim Buck II, on Aug 9, 2015 at 5:42 pm | 10 comments | 1889 Views


another Planned Community "public benefit" grocery store bites the dust...

…. how long till grocery outlet goes belly up and the new Miki's, AKA College Terrace Centre market, will follow suit in...

Original post made by anon on Mar. 5, 2015
Last comment by Sparty, on Mar 5, 2015 at 11:07 pm | 7 comments | 1879 Views


Where do you walk?

Interviewed by the Weekly for an article about the health benefits of walking, one Palo Alto resident suggested that people...

Original post made by Jocelyn Dong on Aug. 30, 2014
Last comment by Leave the doo on your own property, on Sep 1, 2014 at 2:03 pm | 6 comments | 1877 Views


25 free articles per month

Dear Town Square, Several months ago you started a policy of only 25 free articles per month and after that registration...

Original post made by Reader on Sep. 3, 2016
Last comment by musical, on Sep 6, 2016 at 11:44 am | 26 comments | 1877 Views
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