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

AROUND TOWN

Sales at a glance

A Woodside sale surpasses seven figures this week, coming in at $14.5 million. Read the rest of the real estate numbers below...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2015
There are no comments yet. 534 Views

AROUND TOWN

Building permits in Palo Alto

Residents around the city are removing, adding and updating their water heaters. Among these listings from July 8 to Aug....

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2015
There are no comments yet. 711 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bike improvements eyed around Palo Alto high schools

With about two dozen bike projects already in the works in Palo Alto, city officials are preparing to sign off on two more...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2015
Last comment by Paly parent, on Aug 14, 2015 at 11:34 am | 31 comments | 6533 Views

RESTAURANTS

A cup of tradition

Turkish coffee is a wealth of tradition squeezed into a tiny porcelain cup. Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/news/2015/08/13/a-cup-of-tradition...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2015
Last comment by andrew rich, on Aug 14, 2015 at 11:30 am | 1 comment | 1817 Views

AROUND TOWN

5 million reasons to save energy

Palo Alto joins 49 other cities around the country to compete for a $5 million prize as part of an energy-saving competition...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1999 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Plan to rebuild former Facebook headquarters draws concerns

A proposal to demolish Facebook's former headquarters at Stanford Research Park and construct four new office buildings at...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2015
Last comment by Ha!, on Aug 14, 2015 at 9:38 am | 8 comments | 3525 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto's longtime preK principal to retire

Longtime Palo Alto educator Sharon Keplinger is retiring from her post as the district's preK principal at the end of this...

Original post made on May. 19, 2015
Last comment by Lionel, on Aug 14, 2015 at 7:46 am | 9 comments | 3554 Views

AROUND TOWN

The romance of ballroom dance

When Winston and Lilly Chow met in college, they had a common interest in ballroom dancing, each having taken one class for...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2015
Last comment by Swingcha, on Aug 14, 2015 at 4:53 am | 2 comments | 3424 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Los Gatos principal named Palo Alto's deputy superintendent

The Palo Alto Unified School District has hired Los Gatos High School principal Markus Autrey to serve as the new deputy...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2015
Last comment by True, on Aug 13, 2015 at 5:45 pm | 14 comments | 3488 Views

AROUND TOWN

Brown Act concern trips up recycled-water project

Nearly three decades after Palo Alto began using recycled water to irrigate the local golf course and a portion of Mountain...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2015
Last comment by Celina, on Aug 13, 2015 at 3:11 pm | 22 comments | 3668 Views

AROUND TOWN

iPhones stolen in heist at downtown Palo Alto Apple store

Four men walked into the downtown Palo Alto Apple store on Tuesday afternoon and snatched 22 iPhones valued at $16,000, a...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2015
Last comment by KDog650, on Aug 13, 2015 at 12:45 pm | 14 comments | 6580 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board moves forward on Paly gym project

The Palo Alto school board will convene for a special meeting Monday, July 13, to take action on two items relating to Palo...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 13, 2015 at 12:04 pm | 47 comments | 4914 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District eyes expansion of student research program

Palo Alto Unified Superintendent Max McGee is hoping to expand a longtime student-research program at Palo Alto High School...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2015
Last comment by parent, on Aug 12, 2015 at 10:35 pm | 53 comments | 3952 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Loud noise to come during San Francisquito Creek Bridge replacement project

Palo Alto residents and businesses could hear loud, pounding noise as construction crews use pile-driving equipment for the...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 12, 2015 at 8:13 pm | 4 comments | 2332 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto seeks larger benefits from 2016 tax measure

Faced with busy streets, congested expressways and a rail corridor that is seen at once as essential and perilous, Palo Alto...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2015
Last comment by Robert, on Aug 12, 2015 at 7:17 pm | 20 comments | 3686 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto's proposed office cap set for review

As Palo Alto moves along with a cap on new office growth, several key details continue to bedevil and divide city officials....

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2015
Last comment by Listen Catefully, on Aug 12, 2015 at 5:24 pm | 2 comments | 1808 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Water in Adobe Creek

Has anyone else notice the large amount of water in Adobe Creek? I believe it is running into the ocean, and is flowing...

Original post made by Wha? on Aug. 12, 2015
There are no comments yet. 116 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford University to begin search for new president

A 19-member committee will begin next month to search for a successor to Stanford University President John Hennessy, who...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2015
Last comment by Polly Wanacracker, on Aug 12, 2015 at 11:29 am | 1 comment | 4155 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Webb Ranch grass fire quickly extinguished

Local firefighters responded quickly to a small grass fire off Alpine Road on the Webb Ranch just minutes after noon today,...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2015
Last comment by Webb Parent, on Aug 12, 2015 at 8:18 am | 1 comment | 1627 Views

AROUND TOWN

Robots deployed to protect and serve

Standing at 5 feet tall and weighing 300 pounds, Knightscope K5 looks like it came straight out of the sci-fi film Stars...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2015
Last comment by Ben, on Aug 11, 2015 at 8:01 pm | 30 comments | 14835 Views
<< < 6.5 7.5 8.5 9.5 10.5 > >>
Page 8.5 of 1133

La Boulange Palo Alto set to close Sept. 3
By Elena Kadvany | 17 comments | 3,313 views

Local Flavor
By Laura Stec | 16 comments | 1,762 views

Transitions
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 1 comment | 1,651 views

Transportation Element of the Comprehensive Plan: Big Questions
By Douglas Moran | 12 comments | 1,112 views

The U.S. Economy, China and the Stock Market
By Steve Levy | 3 comments | 761 views