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

Stanford names LaTonia Karr to board of trustees

A San Francisco philanthropist and volunteer has been elected to a five-year term on the Stanford University Board of Trustees....

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2013
Last comment by joyous, on Feb 1, 2013 at 2:14 pm | 1 comment | 1359 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

God, women and wars

God, women and wars Dear Editor: The Pentagon has officially removed the long-standing military ban on women in...

Original post made by Ted Rudow III, MA on Feb. 1, 2013
There are no comments yet. 835 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford University sued over Searsville Dam

Two environmental groups have filed a federal lawsuit against Stanford University for allegedly harming the threatened steelhead...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2013
Last comment by FrankF, on Feb 1, 2013 at 11:58 am | 16 comments | 9914 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

World Peace - Is It Possible

World Peace? You may declare, why bring this up? The answer is, world peace is everybody's responsibility. You may say,...

Original post made by World Citizen on Jan. 2, 2013
Last comment by World Citizen, on Feb 1, 2013 at 11:36 am | 6 comments | 1547 Views

AROUND TOWN

Today's events (Feb. 1)

[http://arts.stanford.edu/event/hms-pinafore-stanford-savoyards/ On stage: 'HMS Pinafore: The Next Generation'] The Stanford...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2013
Last comment by randy albin, on Feb 1, 2013 at 10:29 am | 1 comment | 843 Views

AROUND TOWN

This weekend's events (Feb. 2-3)

[http://www.menloschool.org/calendar/events.aspx?action=ShowEventRegistrationForm&EventId=30247719-172f-4f6f-b2da-38ff9da35b3d...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2013
Last comment by randy albin, on Feb 1, 2013 at 10:25 am | 1 comment | 867 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Listening for inspiration

East Palo Alto participants in the after-school program Foundation for a College Education got a chance to meet U.S. Supreme...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2013
Last comment by npr, on Jan 31, 2013 at 11:37 pm | 2 comments | 1224 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Vegan variety in Palo Alto

In many cases, yes, according to a few chefs with restaurants in Palo Alto. "Eating vegan is a growing trend," said Calafia...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2013
Last comment by Longtime veg, on Jan 31, 2013 at 2:07 pm | 9 comments | 1340 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park names Robert Jonsen new police chief

Robert Jonsen, a 26-year veteran of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, has been named the new police chief of Menlo...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2013
Last comment by Wondering?, on Jan 31, 2013 at 12:55 pm | 5 comments | 1220 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council looks to swear in new members earlier

Seeking to solve what they call "legal and practical problems," two members of the Palo Alto City Council are urging their...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2013
Last comment by Wayne Martin, on Jan 31, 2013 at 12:01 pm | 2 comments | 1061 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Editorial: Why the secrecy in Menlo Park?

Recent requests by the Almanac for information about police department matters have produced some troubling responses from...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2013
Last comment by Paul Blart, on Jan 31, 2013 at 5:12 am | 7 comments | 878 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ivies start dropping AP classes.

Today's NYT reports that Dartmouth has decided to refuse credit for all AP classes. The university studied the results from...

Original post made by College Board on Jan. 18, 2013
Last comment by Ugh, on Jan 30, 2013 at 11:06 pm | 57 comments | 6929 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Why no applicants for Palo Alto commission?

Why didn't anybody apply for a recent vacancy on Palo Alto's Library Advisory Commission? The dearth of applicants for the...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2013
Last comment by Douglas Moran, on Jan 30, 2013 at 10:46 pm | 23 comments | 3966 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Positive psychology' to be offered at Gunn

"Positive Psychology" at Gunn High School and the "Literature of Comedy" at Palo Alto High School are among new course offerings...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2013
Last comment by Bob, on Jan 30, 2013 at 10:42 pm | 16 comments | 2233 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Community Notebook: Exhibit exposes human trafficking

The Menlo Park Presbyterian Church will host an exhibit this week that aims to teach the public about global human trafficking....

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2013
Last comment by Really, on Jan 30, 2013 at 5:00 pm | 2 comments | 1047 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board to discuss new classes, boundary change

The Palo Alto Board of Education tonight will vote on an elementary school boundary change, consider newly proposed classes...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2013
Last comment by Fred, on Jan 30, 2013 at 3:09 pm | 19 comments | 1724 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bicyclist, cars struck by hit-and-run driver

A 29-year-old Palo Alto woman allegedly struck a bicyclist and two cars on the Stanford campus, then fled the scene Monday...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2013
Last comment by Alai, on Jan 30, 2013 at 2:34 pm | 32 comments | 2553 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

POST acquires 1,000 more acres of open space

The Peninsula Open Space Trust is richer in open space by nearly 1,000 acres after spending about $13.6 million for three...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2013
Last comment by Mike Alexander, on Jan 30, 2013 at 1:58 pm | 32 comments | 11063 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City to test collection of food scraps from homes

Starting in April, some Palo Alto residents will be putting their food scraps out on the curb for pickup by the city's waste-management...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2013
Last comment by Angry mom, on Jan 30, 2013 at 1:43 pm | 22 comments | 2736 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Teen attacked while riding bike in Mountain View

A teenager riding his bicycle in Mountain View on Monday night was seriously injured when an assailant struck him in the...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2013
Last comment by John P, on Jan 30, 2013 at 12:48 pm | 7 comments | 982 Views
<< < 176.5 177.5 178.5 179.5 180.5 > >>
Page 178.5 of 1011

Handmade truffle shop now open in downtown Palo Alto
By Elena Kadvany | 3 comments | 2,265 views

Why is doing nothing so difficult?
By Sally Torbey | 7 comments | 1,046 views

Breastfeeding Tips
By Jessica T | 4 comments | 732 views

Weekly Update
By Cheryl Bac | 0 comments | 701 views

Call it a novel: Dirty Love by Andre Dubus III
By Nick Taylor | 0 comments | 223 views