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


San Francisquito Creek project sees breakthrough after permit stall

An effort by Palo Alto, East Palo Alto and Menlo Park to improve flood protection around the volatile San Francisquito Creek...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 5, 2014 at 10:59 am | 24 comments | 8910 Views


Competition heats up in race for new state Senate district

To the average Peninsula voter, Brisbane and Sunnyvale have little in common. The former is a small, industrial suburb on...

Original post made on May. 19, 2012
Last comment by Fido, on May 24, 2012 at 4:11 pm | 2 comments | 8908 Views


Expelling students for sexual violence has been proposed before

A Stanford University student's call this week for more severe punishment by administrators of students found responsible...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Jun 7, 2014 at 2:15 am | 13 comments | 8907 Views


Editorial: With end of school year, a time for reflection

As Superintendent Max McGee completes his first year, the Palo Alto school district is at an important juncture. With his...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2015
Last comment by Making the Grade, on Jun 17, 2015 at 5:42 pm | 34 comments | 8907 Views


Palo Alto seeks to shield retailers from office boom

Seeking to protect neighborhood-serving retailers from the recent boom in office development, Palo Alto is considering a...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by Jeff Selzer, on Nov 4, 2014 at 4:06 pm | 27 comments | 8905 Views


Spring sports: Facing an unfulfilled senior baseball season

There’s no redshirt year for high school seniors. And that’s the year so many have pointed towards, dreaming of the year...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2020
Last comment by go Paly, on Mar 23, 2020 at 3:32 pm | 3 comments | 8905 Views


What has happened to the Main Library after school?


Original post made by Bill on Feb. 28, 2007
Last comment by Anonymous Teen, on Mar 18, 2007 at 5:43 pm | 30 comments | 8904 Views


City seeks input on 'Grand Boulevard' project

Three community meetings are set for next week on re-envisioning the Palo Alto section of El Camino Real under the Grand...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2018
Last comment by musical, on Jan 19, 2018 at 11:58 am | 47 comments | 8904 Views


Palo Alto shifts to domestic markets for recycled goods

Palo Alto takes pride in its record on recycling, but the city's recent efforts to track materials that get shipped out to...

Original post made on May. 25, 2022
Last comment by Citizen, on May 28, 2022 at 11:10 am | 9 comments | 8903 Views


Ballot measure seeks to curb health care costs at Stanford

Palo Alto voters may have a chance next year to put a cap on how much Stanford Health facilities can charge patients for...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2017
Last comment by Anon, on Jan 28, 2018 at 5:00 pm | 10 comments | 8903 Views


Plan to limit Cal Ave chain stores gains momentum

Palo Alto's push to limit chain stores in its eclectic "second downtown" gained steam Wednesday night when the city's planning...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2015
Last comment by Peter, on Jul 11, 2015 at 12:43 pm | 32 comments | 8903 Views


Mixed-use proposal for University Avenue meets mixed response

A proposal to demolish two stout commercial buildings at the heart of University Avenue's commercial district and replace...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2014
Last comment by Que Pasa?, on Nov 26, 2014 at 12:14 pm | 49 comments | 8902 Views


Gov. Sarah Palin is coming to Woodside


Original post made on Sep. 10, 2008
Last comment by toadstool, on Sep 18, 2008 at 12:21 am | 46 comments | 8902 Views


Busted sprinkler head leaves Old Pro sports bar with significant water damage

A busted sprinkler head at Old Pro sports bar in downtown Palo Alto gushed out enough water to force out customers and employees...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2019
Last comment by Bill, on Apr 25, 2019 at 3:23 pm | 7 comments | 8902 Views


Mental Illness Ignored by Santa Clara County


Original post made by Periwinkle on Sep. 14, 2006
Last comment by Mayfield child, on Sep 27, 2006 at 12:33 am | 1 comment | 8901 Views


Edgewood Plaza developer could face penalties for vacant grocery store

The developer of Edgewood Plaza will face a fine of $500 per day if the vacant grocery store formerly occupied by Fresh Market...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2015
Last comment by rainbow38, on Aug 31, 2015 at 11:11 am | 40 comments | 8901 Views


Palo Alto's 'Yes on A' parcel tax campaign raises more than $88K

With less than a week left until Election Day, the campaign in support of Palo Alto schools parcel tax Measure A has raised...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2015
Last comment by Greenacres, on May 3, 2015 at 2:47 am | 77 comments | 8901 Views


Young man receives honor for his passion for trees

Since his childhood in East Palo Alto, Uriel Hernandez has noticed significant change in his neighborhood’s greenery --...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2017
Last comment by DENVERskiierchic, on Mar 25, 2017 at 5:40 pm | 2 comments | 8901 Views


City, school district reach breakthrough on Cubberley

After two years of uncertainty, the City of Palo Alto and the Palo Alto Unified School District have reached a breakthrough...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2014
Last comment by Gunn Parent, on Nov 13, 2014 at 4:40 pm | 5 comments | 8899 Views


Palo Alto prepares for higher utility bills as reservoir levels dip

Palo Alto's utility customers will see a jolt in January, with residential bills set to rise by about 20% thanks to growing...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2022
Last comment by Online Name, on Jan 26, 2023 at 9:31 am | 22 comments | 8899 Views
<< < 376 377 378 379 380 > >>
Page 378 of 1738

Stay informed.

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

Holiday Fun in San Francisco- Take the Walking Tour for An Evening of Sparkle!
By Laura Stec | 8 comments | 3,428 views

Boichik Bagels is opening its newest – and largest – location in Santa Clara this week
By The Peninsula Foodist | 0 comments | 2,336 views

I Do I Don't: How to build a better marriage Ch. 1, page 1
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,419 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.