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

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

To curb vaping, Palo Alto weighs ban on e-cigarettes

Citing ongoing concerns about the health impacts of vaping, three members of the Palo Alto City Council are proposing an...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2019
Last comment by anonymous, on Dec 5, 2019 at 4:16 pm | 32 comments | 36208 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

A whole new image for San Antonio corridor

The massive facelift of Mountain View's San Antonio corridor has already begun -- with the first phase of the San Antonio...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Mar 31, 2014 at 7:46 pm | 95 comments | 35592 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Funding challenges cloud high-speed rail's future

With California's high-speed rail system preparing for a groundbreaking in Central Valley, the fate of the $68-billion project...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2013
Last comment by Julian, on Nov 13, 2013 at 7:33 pm | 9 comments | 34232 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto girls create app to clean up graffiti, trash

Vanessa Tostado, a sophomore at Eastside College Prep in East Palo Alto, remembers watching a video in computer science class...

Original post made on May. 10, 2013
Last comment by Michael, on May 21, 2013 at 7:58 am | 17 comments | 34071 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Why Can't I Return Prescription Medication or a Refund?

This is a serious question intended to look at the legalities and benefits of allowing patients to return prescription drugs...

Original post made by Sense on Aug. 15, 2016
Last comment by Sense, on Aug 23, 2016 at 1:42 am | 13 comments | 33801 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto professor accuses Kavanaugh of sexual assault

Christine Blasey Ford, a psychology professor at Palo Alto University, identified herself Sunday to the Washington Post as...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2018
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Sep 20, 2018 at 10:05 pm | 76 comments | 33147 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Sheriff's second-in-command indicted in gun-permit scandal

A Santa Clara County grand jury indictment has brought accusations of awarding gun permits in exchange for political contributions...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2020
Last comment by Lee Forrest, on Nov 24, 2020 at 1:50 pm | 9 comments | 32852 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What ceiling? Entrepreneurial women claim high-tech turf

Silicon Valley is a beacon of hope to this breed of entrepreneur -- young, energetic, tech-savvy, and brazenly ambitious....

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2010
Last comment by Amanda More, on Jun 2, 2010 at 1:02 pm | 2 comments | 32774 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bay Area extends stay-at-home order to May 3, adds new business restrictions

With the number of coronavirus cases rising and health systems bracing for a surge of patients, Bay Area health officials...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2020
Last comment by Anon, on Apr 28, 2020 at 2:49 pm | 82 comments | 32729 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Congressmen: NASA Ames gave secrets to China

The director of Mountain View's NASA Ames Research Center is embroiled in what is either a scandal or a witch-hunt over accusations...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2013
Last comment by American Values, on Apr 6, 2013 at 11:03 am | 21 comments | 32255 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford's Hennessy questions state teacher tenure laws

Stanford University President John Hennessy this week questioned why California grants job tenure to K-12 teachers after...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2013
Last comment by KISS, on Nov 24, 2013 at 1:46 pm | 37 comments | 31934 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

NASA scientist cites 'global-warming emergency'

Time is running out to prevent catastrophic consequences from global warming, a leading climate scientist warned a packed...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2008
Last comment by laugh or cry..you choose, on Jun 14, 2010 at 7:32 am | 36 comments | 31701 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto runs out of water, development on hold

Hundreds of units of affordable housing and millions of square feet of commercial construction in East Palo Alto cannot be...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2016
Last comment by ?, on Aug 5, 2016 at 7:21 am | 52 comments | 31519 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bay Area extends — and loosens — stay-at-home orders

The Bay Area's stay-at-home orders will stretch on until at least the end of May, though construction workers, gardeners...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2020
Last comment by Your Numbers Don't Count, on May 3, 2020 at 9:36 pm | 83 comments | 31321 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Illegal-housing crackdown leads to dozens of evictions

Nearly 40 East Palo Alto families in recent months have been turned out of their rental homes with as little as 10 days notice...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Dec 8, 2016 at 8:57 pm | 75 comments | 30966 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Olympian Amy Chow dives into a new challenge

When we last saw Amy Chow on a competitive stage, the Castilleja School grad was launching herself skyward in the pole vault....

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2011
Last comment by Helen Bayly, on Aug 14, 2011 at 7:17 am | 1 comment | 30752 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Amazon Web Services set to exit East Palo Alto

Amazon Web Services, one of the larger tenants in East Palo Alto's University Circle office complex, is moving out of the...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2021
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Mar 23, 2021 at 1:00 pm | 8 comments | 30685 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford made COVID-19 tests available for health care workers. Now, it's considering wider distribution

As the scientific community races to create tests for COVID-19 and end the shutdown, Stanford University is trying to speed...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2020
Last comment by Jay T, on Apr 19, 2020 at 3:30 pm | 22 comments | 30283 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Second health-care 'telephone town hall' goes well

A second "telephone town hall" by Congresswoman Anna Eshoo Monday evening went smoothly and won praise from callers from...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by Plane Speaker, on Sep 30, 2016 at 11:15 am | 132 comments | 29508 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

First-of-its-kind program for people living in RVs debuts in East Palo Alto

After more than a year of planning, a new city-approved $300,000 RV Safe Parking program launched in East Palo Alto, which...

Original post made on May. 4, 2019
Last comment by Bon Jovi - Palo Alto Style, on May 20, 2019 at 6:07 pm | 59 comments | 29457 Views
<< < 1 2 3 4 5 > >>
Page 3 of 248

Stay informed.

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

Using heat pump specs to answer your common sense questions
By Sherry Listgarten | 11 comments | 5,417 views

Home brews to home base: Brewing With Brothas aims to open East Palo Alto taproom
By The Peninsula Foodist | 2 comments | 3,938 views

Jumping on a bandwagon that ends up breaking down
By Diana Diamond | 18 comments | 3,648 views

"A journey is like marriage. The certain way to be wrong . . .
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 2,568 views