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

Editorial: Damage control at the Y

Many organizations have an immensely difficult time conveying bad news to their customers. Out of a desire to not displease...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by PageMillTown, 23 minutes ago | 73 comments | 5190 Views

RESTAURANTS

Meet the winners of the 2014 Best Of Palo Alto

Some of these businesses are old friends, household names that are counted on and celebrated. Others are new kids on the...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by Desmo, 27 minutes ago | 11 comments | 1265 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Two familiar faces enter Palo Alto council race

The crowded race for the Palo Alto City Council further expanded Wednesday, when two familiar candidates -- Mark Weiss and...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2014
Last comment by Mark Weiss, 31 minutes ago | 17 comments | 2970 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Lydia Kou joins Palo Alto's council race

The race for the Palo Alto City Council heated up Tuesday as two more residents declared their intentions to run for a seat...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2014
Last comment by Mark Weiss, 33 minutes ago | 42 comments | 3554 Views

AROUND TOWN

disgusted with cal ave changes

I grew up 2 blocks from cal ave..until 2 years ago that was my neighborhood. In the last two years I have been heartbroken...

Original post made by andrea on Jul. 25, 2014
There are no comments yet. 15 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto, fired library contractor exchange 'cover up' accusations

The court battle between the City of Palo Alto and the contractor it has accused of badly botching the long-delayed construction...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2014
Last comment by Jill, 45 minutes ago | 36 comments | 2233 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

With new design, home on Eichler-style block in Palo Alto nears approval

After an outpouring of criticism from neighbors and significant design revisions, a Louis Road property owner this week received...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by Bus, 51 minutes ago | 6 comments | 886 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Wayfinding' program to bring signs, monument, to City Hall

Visitors who have a hard time finding their way around Palo Alto City Hall will soon get plenty of help from the city, which...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by Resident, 1 hour ago | 6 comments | 613 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

East Palo Alto youth program aims to build qualities for success

Curiosity, persistence, resilience. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/07/25/east-palo-alto-youth-program-aims-to-build-qualities-for-success...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by Jim Phillips, 1 hour ago | 3 comments | 481 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man punched, knocked unconscious in downtown Palo Alto

Palo Alto police are seeking witnesses to a battery that occurred in downtown Palo Alto last Thursday, July 17, when a man...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2014
Last comment by Estrella, 2 hours ago | 40 comments | 3464 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Page Mill Road YMCA to close Oct. 1

The Page Mill Road YMCA in Palo Alto is closing this fall when its 10-year lease is up, Chief Operations Officer Elizabeth...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by fewiley, 2 hours ago | 1 comment | 22 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

New head of East Palo Alto rent program resigns

East Palo Alto's Rent Stabilization Program administrator has resigned less than two weeks after his introduction to the...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2014
Last comment by Al Barlevy, 3 hours ago | 14 comments | 1431 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto the #1 snobbiest city in the COUNTRY?

Why is this story not published here? Too embarrassing? http://live105.cbslocal.com/2014/07/23/palo-alto-tops-snobbiest-small-cities-in-america-list-followed-by-san-rafael-and-...

Original post made by Blue on Jul. 24, 2014
Last comment by Another village far way, 3 hours ago | 13 comments | 415 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

YMCA: Shrinking membership is forcing gym closure

Citing for the first time a decline in membership and inability to attract new members due to an increasingly competitive...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2014
Last comment by SJ , 3 hours ago | 129 comments | 6801 Views

AROUND TOWN

ShopTalk: CPK, Palo Alto Grill close; longtime florist loses lease

In this week's ShopTalk column, closures dominate. More downtown Palo Alto restaurants bite the dust, as well as 25-year-old...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2014
Last comment by Rupert of henzau, 5 hours ago | 24 comments | 7281 Views

SPORTS

Bank of the West Classic has yet another standout field

With any luck, Stanford grad Nicole Gibbs hopes she won't get the chance to qualify for the Bank of the West Classic women's...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by Katie Kuehner-Hebert, 6 hours ago | 1 comment | 286 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Judge sides with family in Palo Alto special education case

A federal judge has sided with a Palo Alto family in an interim ruling that orders the Palo Alto Unified School District...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous22, 13 hours ago | 106 comments | 6695 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Current council members pull papers for East Palo Alto council race

The East Palo Alto City Council race has stayed relatively quiet so far, with only current council members Ruben Abrica and...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2014
Last comment by Cactus, 17 hours ago | 16 comments | 810 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

District to hire temporary water-conservation enforcers

The Santa Clara Valley Water District board of directors last night unanimously approved the hiring of up to 10 temporary...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2014
Last comment by Soul Brother, 18 hours ago | 33 comments | 2688 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Former planning commission chair Eduardo Martinez dies

Eduardo Martinez, a soft-spoken architect who chaired Palo Alto's Planning and Transportation Commission before stepping...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2014
Last comment by Eduardo Martinez Jr., 20 hours ago | 10 comments | 2585 Views
1 2 3 4 5 > >>
Page 1 of 1011

Breastfeeding Tips
By Jessica T | 8 comments | 1,187 views

Who Says Kids Donít Eat Vegetables?
By Laura Stec | 6 comments | 1,041 views

Community Service Helps You, Too
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 1 comment | 811 views

Weekly Update
By Cheryl Bac | 0 comments | 757 views

Call it a novel: Dirty Love by Andre Dubus III
By Nick Taylor | 1 comment | 287 views