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

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Foothills fire station debate reignites

For the past three decades, the seasonal fire station at Foothills Park has served as an insurance policy of sorts for the...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2016
Last comment by Nutzola, 5 minutes ago | 34 comments | 4192 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto parents ask public's help to find missing son

The parents of a Palo Alto man who vanished 11 days ago are seeking the public's help to find their son, 30-year-old Andrew...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2016
Last comment by Emily, 18 minutes ago | 18 comments | 18777 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Facebook's big expansion

A diverse parade of nonprofit, union and civic leaders turned out Tuesday night to a meeting of the Menlo Park City Council...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2016
Last comment by Hahahahahahahahaha, 25 minutes ago | 18 comments | 2204 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto seeks to make 'green waves' with traffic lights

Seeking to create a smoother ride for local drivers and bicyclists, Palo Alto plans to reprogram traffic lights along several...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2016
Last comment by NoMoPa, 42 minutes ago | 21 comments | 2743 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Housing eyed at Page Mill and El Camino corner

After seeing its initial bid rebuffed by Palo Alto officials, the development team looking to construct a four-story building...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2016
Last comment by Not bullied, 59 minutes ago | 44 comments | 6024 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Visa to open new campus in Palo Alto

Credit card company Visa Inc. plans to open a new facility in Palo Alto's California Avenue Business District in November,...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2016
Last comment by Vacuum, 1 hour ago | 17 comments | 5097 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police investigate pedestrian fatality

A pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle on Saturday morning, July 23, leading to an investigation by Palo Alto police,...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2016
Last comment by Matt, 2 hours ago | 44 comments | 8856 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Cinemark to close Palo Alto Square theater

Another cultural treasure in Palo Alto will flicker out of existence in August, when CinéArts at Palo Alto Square shuts...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2016
Last comment by Memebr, 2 hours ago | 70 comments | 11435 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Off Deadline: Journalism teacher takes aim at critical thinking, internationally

Esther Wojcicki — "Woj" to her friends and the Palo Alto High School (Paly) journalism and English students she has...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2016
Last comment by Miguel Heller, 3 hours ago | 15 comments | 3857 Views

AROUND TOWN

Third consecutive Spare the Air alert issued

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a third consecutive Spare the Air alert for Wednesday because of...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2016
There are no comments yet. 162 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

CDC releases early findings from youth suicide study

Preliminary findings from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's epidemiological investigation into youth suicides...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2016
Last comment by please stick to the facts, 4 hours ago | 9 comments | 353 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Advocates disagree on solutions to airplane noise

Residents throughout the Midpeninsula and Santa Cruz area agree that airplanes going to San Francisco International Airport...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2016
Last comment by Jan, 4 hours ago | 235 comments | 9436 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 Hmmm, 5 hours ago | 50 comments | 20115 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Kniss to run for fresh term on City Council

Palo Alto Councilwoman Liz Kniss, a two-time mayor whose political resume includes stints on the city's school board, the...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2016
Last comment by Big Question, 5 hours ago | 31 comments | 2677 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Caltrain swaps out old cars for larger ones to avoid overcrowding

Starting today, Caltrain will be replacing some of its trains with larger trains capable of accommodating more passengers,...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2016
Last comment by Mark, 7 hours ago | 1 comment | 1304 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The education innovator

Revolutionary change in public education is rare. Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2016/07/08/the-education-innovator...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2016
Last comment by Caroline V., 7 hours ago | 4 comments | 4371 Views

AROUND TOWN

VTA seeks to reassure critics of bus-only lanes

With plans for a greatly expanded bus service on El Camino Real speeding toward a decision, several cities along the prominent...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2015
Last comment by Steve Ly, 9 hours ago | 36 comments | 4208 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What to expect when Google Fiber comes to town

Google Fiber has been hailed by many observers as a much-needed shake-up for the local telecommunications market. But to...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2016
Last comment by Google ain't coming to Palo Alto, on Jul 25, 2016 at 4:03 pm | 38 comments | 7402 Views

SPORTS

Stanford club teams in line for JO national water polo titles

It might be a little tough for fans of the Stanford water polo club boys 14U teams to catch both teams in action on Monday...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2016
Last comment by Alan, on Jul 25, 2016 at 12:16 pm | 1 comment | 1638 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Seniors oppose 'ugly, depressing' new colors at apartments

More than 25 seniors and disabled residents have launched a petition against a new color scheme at their apartment building,...

Original post made on May. 15, 2015
Last comment by Uschi, on Jul 25, 2016 at 11:23 am | 41 comments | 7200 Views
1 2 3 4 5 > >>
Page 1 of 1231

PokéWorks opens in Mountain View
By Elena Kadvany | 5 comments | 3,848 views

Heart Pounding, Hands Cold and Sweating
By Chandrama Anderson | 1 comment | 2,078 views

A “Hi-Tech” Solution with a Low-Tech Payoff
By Max Greenberg | 0 comments | 800 views