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

Study lists impacts of Stanford hospitals 'renewal'

Stanford University Medical Center's sweeping proposal to rebuild and expand its hospital facilities threatens to bring --...

Original post made on May. 19, 2010
Last comment by Paying Attention, on May 24, 2010 at 12:45 pm | 5 comments | 2412 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Call to Action--revamp of San Antonio Shopping Center

As outlined in the mercury news (http://www.mercurynews.com/breaking-news/ci_15107642) The city of Mountain View is looking...

Original post made by Concerned resident of Palo Alto on May. 23, 2010
Last comment by MidtownMom, on May 24, 2010 at 12:22 pm | 8 comments | 2115 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Witnesses sought in East Palo Alto abduction

East Palo Alto police are looking for a 29-year-old man who allegedly abducted his daughter from her Woodland Avenue home...

Original post made on May. 24, 2010
Last comment by Kate, on May 24, 2010 at 11:33 am | 3 comments | 2076 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Painted lady' butterfly migration hits Palo Alto

Thousands of painted lady butterflies are passing through Palo Alto and surrounding communities month. Read the full story...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2009
Last comment by brandy, on May 24, 2010 at 11:20 am | 68 comments | 14161 Views

SPORTS

Castilleja's Albanese finally gets a CCS playoff victory

==BI CCS softball== Castilleja senior softball pitcher Sammy Albanese has accomplished much in her successful career,...

Original post made on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by Gunn Parent, on May 24, 2010 at 9:34 am | 3 comments | 2198 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain lion may have killed deer in La Honda

A deer that was found dead in San Mateo County's La Honda area this morning appears to have been attacked by a mountain lion,...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2010
Last comment by ChococatSF, on May 24, 2010 at 9:20 am | 13 comments | 2257 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Tea Party says Obama is being too tough on BP

Watch the video of Rand Paul calling Obama Un-American for criticizing BP's oil spill cleanup efforts: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/05/21/rand-paul-obama-sounds-un_n_584661.h...

Original post made by drill baby drill on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by Poster, on May 24, 2010 at 5:36 am | 17 comments | 1934 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Buy Arizona, Boycott San Francisco

Arizona is doing the only rational thing it can do, since the federal government is purposely ignoring the immigration problem....

Original post made by John on Apr. 29, 2010
Last comment by Politely RTM etc, on May 24, 2010 at 5:32 am | 45 comments | 3004 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Snake on California Ave 5 pm Sunday?

Did anyone else see a few folks trying to corral a big snake at California Ave near Hanover / Harvard Streets around 5 pm...

Original post made by College Terrace on May. 24, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2300 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Out of bounds? Drawing the line between 'motivational' and 'abusive' coaching in Palo Alto high schools -- Part 1

Some coaches generate explosions of parent and player complaints. Others inspire impassioned praise and loyalty. Sometimes...

Original post made on May. 14, 2010
Last comment by PA student, on May 23, 2010 at 8:14 pm | 168 comments | 17620 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alleged ATM thief, post office burglars arrested

A man suspected of stealing three Stanford Federal Credit Union ATM machines was arrested on Tuesday by Palo Alto Police...

Original post made on May. 20, 2010
Last comment by k2 everest, on May 23, 2010 at 4:21 pm | 8 comments | 2903 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Around Town

UNDER FIRE ... Tension between the Palo Alto City Council and local firefighters flared up Tuesday night, when the council's...

Original post made on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by George, on May 23, 2010 at 4:10 pm | 4 comments | 2369 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Genetically Modified Soy causes Infertility

Russian biologist Alexey V. Surovand and his colleagues set out to discover if Monsanto’s genetically modified (GM)...

Original post made by resident on May. 22, 2010
Last comment by Sue Jonez, on May 23, 2010 at 12:38 pm | 3 comments | 2369 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alberto Alvarez murder trial submitted to jury

Comparing the defense summation to the Wizard of Oz, a San Mateo County prosecutor implored jurors in the Alberto Alvarez...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2009
Last comment by loving memory, on May 23, 2010 at 10:58 am | 16 comments | 4228 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto may keep crossing guards, traffic team

Facing a crowd of Palo Alto children wearing bike helmets backed by concerned parents, a City Council committee voted unanimously...

Original post made on May. 19, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on May 22, 2010 at 9:22 pm | 54 comments | 3076 Views

AROUND TOWN

Briones House

I want to respond to a bit of downputting of the National Trust for Historic Preservation's choosing the Juana Briones house...

Original post made by Jeanne McDonnell on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by Paul, on May 22, 2010 at 6:44 pm | 5 comments | 1827 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Education that is not really supported

Stanford hospital has proposed a new PNDP (staff level criteria) for its' nurses. This staff level criteria is based on...

Original post made by RN for Education on May. 22, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2111 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Save the Crossing Guards: Charge for Highschool Parking

I'm sure someone will correct me if I'm wrong, but do Palo Alto high schools really provide free parking for students who...

Original post made by Alex Green on May. 16, 2010
Last comment by ha_farloungtzen, on May 22, 2010 at 6:13 pm | 31 comments | 6933 Views

AROUND TOWN

100th birthday

Florence Sund Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=12991 posted Friday, May...

Original post made on May. 22, 2010
Last comment by luckyjane9@yahoo.com, on May 22, 2010 at 10:39 am | 1 comment | 2497 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto may break 50-foot barrier for buildings

Palo Alto, a city with a history of opposing high-rise developments and promoting the small, eclectic neighborhoods, is now...

Original post made on May. 14, 2010
Last comment by TimH, on May 22, 2010 at 10:28 am | 44 comments | 3400 Views
<< < 795.25 796.25 797.25 798.25 799.25 > >>
Page 797.25 of 1289

Opening alert: Go Fish Poke Bar in Redwood City
By Elena Kadvany | 3 comments | 27,304 views

It's President's Day. Why Not Butter Up the Boss?
By Laura Stec | 4 comments | 12,940 views

Affordable Housing: Complexities
By Douglas Moran | 12 comments | 2,337 views

Common Application's 2017-2018 Essay Prompts
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 0 comments | 1,947 views

Checklist before baby arrives
By Cheryl Bac | 2 comments | 972 views

 

Short story writers wanted!

The 31st Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult (15-17) and Teen (12-14) categories. Send us your short story (2,500 words or less) and entry form by April 13, 2017. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category.

Contest Details