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

Children in YMCA adult locker rooms questioned

The YMCA of Silicon Valley has been allowing children 7 years old and younger to join their opposite-sex parents in the locker...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by Mannie, 4 hours ago | 27 comments | 2188 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Another 'Fiber to the Premise' resurrection for Palo Alto?

The long-discussed dream of getting true high-speed fiber-optic service for Palo Alto is looking like a real possibility....

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, 6 hours ago | 10 comments | 1310 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto: Developers offer to build downtown garage

With Palo Alto in the market for a new downtown garage, developers are stepping forward with offers to build the city a parking...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., 6 hours ago | 57 comments | 3594 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Editorial: Re-elect Brian Schmidt to water district

With Palo Alto's water supply coming entirely from Hetch Hetchy through the San Francisco Water Department, the Santa Clara...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2014
Last comment by MorePolls, 7 hours ago | 2 comments | 118 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Calling all Gunn High School alumni, teachers, parents and friends

It was an era of optimism and expansion in Palo Alto when Henry M. Gunn High School opened 50 years ago. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by Michael Korn, 8 hours ago | 7 comments | 5961 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto prepares to move forward with new El Camino Park fields

Four years after Palo Alto began to consider replacing the playing fields, upgrading the lights and sprucing up the pathways...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, 9 hours ago | 2 comments | 1020 Views

SPORTS

Paly grad Adams nominated for NFL Rookie of the Week

Of local note Green Bay Packers wide receiver Davante Adams from Palo Alto High is one of five nominees for the NFL's Rookie...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2014
Last comment by palo alto parent, 11 hours ago | 8 comments | 1140 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Measure D: No on reducing council size

Talk of reducing the size of the Palo Alto City Council from nine to seven has come and gone for decades, but has never generated...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by Mackieman, 13 hours ago | 6 comments | 1968 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teen well-being collaborative seeks new direction, again

Palo Alto's broad-reaching mental health coalition formed five years ago in response to teen suicides, Project Safety Net,...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by Good people, 14 hours ago | 9 comments | 2415 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Loma Prieta earthquake: 25 years later

My name is My Nguyen and I am the digital editor for the Palo Alto Weekly. Today marks the 25th anniversary of the 1989 Loma...

Original post made by My Nguyen on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by Joe, 14 hours ago | 9 comments | 1580 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board candidates meet for last forum

The five candidates for Palo Alto Board of Education gathered Friday afternoon at senior center Avenidas for the last scheduled...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2014
Last comment by Experienced Parent, 16 hours ago | 6 comments | 1746 Views

SPORTS

Cardinal fumbles away chance at Pac-12 football victory

Stanford had trouble running the ball and holding onto it was also problematic. The result was another Pac-12 Conference...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2014
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, 16 hours ago | 6 comments | 866 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Holman, Scharff, DuBois, Filseth, Wolbach for City Council

We recommend the re-election of two incumbents, Karen Holman and Greg Scharff, and three newcomers, Tom DuBois, Eric Filseth...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2014
Last comment by ssharma, 16 hours ago | 37 comments | 6727 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Palo Alto school chief: Arriving with 'fresh eyes and ears'

Palo Alto's new school-district superintendent says he's coming to town "with fresh eyes and ears" and the goal of creating...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2014
Last comment by Transparency needed, 17 hours ago | 94 comments | 8448 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A new home for journalism

When Esther Wojcicki arrived to lead Palo Alto High School's journalism program in 1984, she was put in a corner room in...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, 17 hours ago | 13 comments | 4884 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto High School graduates 475

With "Pomp and Circumstance" and the gleeful tossing of mortarboards, 475 students graduated Wednesday evening from Palo...

Original post made on May. 29, 2014
Last comment by village foool, 18 hours ago | 14 comments | 513 Views

AROUND TOWN

The butcher, the baker

TheatreWorks sets Steven Sondheim's 1979 musical "Sweeney Todd" in WWII London in the midst of the blitz. Read the full...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2014
Last comment by Christine, 18 hours ago | 1 comment | 419 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto slammed for lack of transparency on Arrillaga proposals

Palo Alto officials circumvented the public process and ignored the city's own policies about leasing of public land when...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2014
Last comment by fire the culprit, 19 hours ago | 72 comments | 6539 Views

SPORTS

SHP, Menlo boys post impressive efforts in water polo

==BI Weekend prep roundup== There's a very good reason why the Sacred Heart Prep and Menlo School boys are a combined 25-2...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2014
Last comment by Bob, on Oct 18, 2014 at 5:40 pm | 9 comments | 619 Views

AROUND TOWN

Realm of Darkness spooks 1,000 each year

From the street, Danilo Oxford's Midtown Palo Alto home is neat and well-manicured, with a profusion of flowers accenting...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2013
Last comment by Moffett Neighbor, on Oct 18, 2014 at 5:36 pm | 10 comments | 8303 Views
1 2 3 4 5 > >>
Page 1 of 1039

WUE makes out-of-state tuition more affordable
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 2 comments | 2,534 views

Local picks on 2015 Michelin Bib Gourmand list
By Elena Kadvany | 1 comment | 2,185 views

Ode to Brussels Sprout
By Laura Stec | 13 comments | 2,124 views

Go Giants! Next Stop: World Series!
By Chandrama Anderson | 1 comment | 1,648 views

In Defense of "Incivility"
By Douglas Moran | 16 comments | 1,581 views