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

Residents call for 'road diet' to curb accidents on Middlefield

For John Guislin and his neighbors on Middlefield Road, screeching tires and clanging metal have become increasingly familiar...

Original post made on May. 24, 2016
Last comment by Resident, 9 minutes ago | 8 comments | 1076 Views

AROUND TOWN

The things I remember about Palo Alto while growing up:

0...

Original post made by Andrew L. Freedman on Oct. 19, 2006
Last comment by The Green Acres Kid, 1 hour ago | 1092 comments | 189259 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Independent groups pump cash into Assembly campaign

With the crowded race to succeed Assemblyman Rich Gordon in the 24th District heading into the final stretch, independent...

Original post made on May. 23, 2016
Last comment by About Marc Berman, 1 hour ago | 9 comments | 1419 Views

AROUND TOWN

Assembly candidate submits murky donor reports

Dinged in the past for failing to report political contributions, Cupertino Mayor Barry Chang could be facing another set...

Original post made on May. 23, 2016
Last comment by About Marc Berman, 1 hour ago | 4 comments | 1322 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Video released in fatal Christmas shooting in Palo Alto

Officers who fatally shot a mentally ill man on a Palo Alto street on Christmas Day were justified when they discharged their...

Original post made on May. 24, 2016
Last comment by Mario, 1 hour ago | 5 comments | 936 Views

SPORTS

Stanford women face one more challenge in NCAA tennis

Lele Forood and her 15th-seeded Stanford women's tennis team took another step to writing another chapter of an unlikely...

Original post made on May. 25, 2016
Last comment by Joel, 7 hours ago | 1 comment | 526 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Block-long development approved for Olive Garden site

The already sizzling construction climate around California Avenue is set to heat up even further after the City Council...

Original post made on May. 24, 2016
Last comment by CM, 8 hours ago | 36 comments | 4554 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAEA Baldwin goes after Dauber

PAEA President Teri Baldwin breathing heavily, singled out PAUSD board member Ken Dauber at tonight's board meeting, claiming...

Original post made by PAEA power unchecked on May. 24, 2016
Last comment by An Observer, 9 hours ago | 5 comments | 259 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Editorial: Veenker for Assembly

As one would expect for an open legislative seat, the race to replace termed-out State Assemblyman Rich Gordon has attracted...

Original post made on May. 13, 2016
Last comment by Kazu, 9 hours ago | 45 comments | 4239 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

With new contract, 70 percent of Palo Alto teachers will earn over $100,000

An analysis of data supplied by the Palo Alto school district shows that more than 70 percent of district teachers will be...

Original post made on May. 23, 2016
Last comment by Kazu, 11 hours ago | 59 comments | 6198 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Shoreline Amphitheatre concerts

If anyone is interested the Shorline Noise Complaints Line is 329-2631. You can leave a recorded message at this number....

Original post made by Paly Grad on May. 18, 2016
Last comment by Kazu, 12 hours ago | 6 comments | 196 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto seeks to reboot bike-bridge project

After their first bid to create a "landmark" bike bridge over U.S. Highway 101 took an unfortunate turn, Palo Alto officials...

Original post made on May. 20, 2016
Last comment by Kazu, 13 hours ago | 24 comments | 3422 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New Stanford Live executive director named

Chris Lorway, founding artistic director of Toronto's Luminato Festival, has been named the new executive director of Stanford...

Original post made on May. 24, 2016
Last comment by arts, 17 hours ago | 1 comment | 756 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford names new Graduate School of Business dean

Stanford University professor and economist Jonathan Levin will be taking the helm of the university's top-ranked Graduate...

Original post made on May. 24, 2016
Last comment by Barron Park dad, 20 hours ago | 2 comments | 1657 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Student-run Get Involved Palo Alto to offer summer internships

A grassroots service-learning program started by a Palo Alto High School teacher as a way to help teens find purpose and...

Original post made on May. 6, 2016
Last comment by Member, 23 hours ago | 11 comments | 3638 Views

AROUND TOWN

Nike's Phil Knight makes largest cash donation in Stanford's history

Philip Knight, Stanford University alumnus and co-founder of Nike, has made the single largest cash donation from an individual...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2016
Last comment by Baloney, 23 hours ago | 7 comments | 4408 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: The vanishing surplus

The Palo Alto school board has spent months in what we now discover were two alternate realities, one taking place behind...

Original post made on May. 20, 2016
Last comment by Take action!, on May 23, 2016 at 9:36 pm | 40 comments | 4765 Views

AROUND TOWN

The flight of the butterfly

Eleanor Laney remembers a time when it was easy to spot a butterfly fluttering by or perched on a flower. But for her and...

Original post made on May. 20, 2016
Last comment by EllenU85, on May 23, 2016 at 5:54 pm | 1 comment | 1172 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New proposal recommends full-day kindergarten for all in Palo Alto

All incoming Palo Alto school district kindergartners could attend school for a full day starting this fall under a new,...

Original post made on May. 23, 2016
Last comment by Watch me pull a rabbit..., on May 23, 2016 at 5:37 pm | 1 comment | 2549 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Even Worse - Raises for School Administrators

Lost in the discussion of the teacher raises is the point that ALL ADMINISTRATORS ARE SLATED TO GET THE SAME RAISES. Scott...

Original post made by A Parent on May. 22, 2016
Last comment by Absurd!, on May 23, 2016 at 1:03 pm | 5 comments | 2612 Views
1 2 3 4 5 > >>
Page 1 of 1212

Terún to open second Cal Ave restaurant
By Elena Kadvany | 4 comments | 3,104 views

Say Yes or No?
By Chandrama Anderson | 1 comment | 1,554 views

Rethinking High School Curriculum: Chemistry
By Douglas Moran | 8 comments | 1,152 views

Caesar Pleaser
By Laura Stec | 7 comments | 919 views

Fire department event at the library
By Cheryl Bac | 0 comments | 165 views