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

Victim: Murder suspect 'infatuated with killers'

Bulos Zumot, who has been charged with the murder of his girlfriend, Jennifer Schipsi, wanted to "plan the perfect murder...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2010
Last comment by MatthMcDowell, on Mar 9, 2010 at 9:13 am | 7 comments | 2173 Views

SPORTS

Four local teams open NorCal hoops at home

The quests to reach CIF Northern California championship games in basketball begin this week for five local teams, with four...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2010
Last comment by Correction, on Mar 9, 2010 at 8:58 am | 1 comment | 2070 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pentagon shooter had run-in with MV police

John Patrick Bedell, the man killed after opening fire on two officers at the Pentagon last Thursday, had been arrested in...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2010
Last comment by Bill, on Mar 9, 2010 at 8:34 am | 1 comment | 1939 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Trial in Palo Alto's 'downtown murder' begins

The trial of Otto Emil Koloto for killing of a South San Francisco man next to the Palo Alto police station began this morning...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2010
Last comment by unknown, on Mar 8, 2010 at 10:24 pm | 14 comments | 2218 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Guns

If you have a hammer in your hand, everything is a nail. If you have a gun, everything is a target....

Original post made by Jon S on Mar. 6, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Mar 8, 2010 at 8:05 pm | 28 comments | 2062 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto selects new assistant city manager

Palo Alto City Manager James Keene is planning to hire a new assistant city manager as part of a broader reorganization of...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2010
Last comment by SuperD, on Mar 8, 2010 at 4:50 pm | 27 comments | 5748 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Helping Henry

0...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2007
Last comment by Cialis, on Mar 8, 2010 at 4:49 pm | 2 comments | 7614 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Phil Lacy's gold chain was his 'pride and joy'

Homicide victim Philip Lacy was enamored of the long, gold chain and heavy diamond-encrusted crucifix that played a central...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2010
Last comment by what?, on Mar 8, 2010 at 4:18 pm | 2 comments | 1714 Views

AROUND TOWN

Power outage leaves 54 homes without Oscars

A relatively small power outage knocked out power to 54 homes in southwesterly Palo Alto Sunday evening, disrupting the Academy...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2010
Last comment by Who Cares?, on Mar 8, 2010 at 3:45 pm | 14 comments | 1956 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School, city leaders rebuff queries by 'Dr. Phil'

Palo Alto school and city officials have rebuffed efforts by a producer for the "Dr. Phil" TV show to gather Palo Alto students...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2010
Last comment by The Real Sharon, on Mar 8, 2010 at 6:16 am | 90 comments | 4677 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

College enrollment suffers under budget cuts

California's community colleges saw a drop in enrollment for the 2009-10 school year, but not due to lack of demand, according...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2010
Last comment by Shadenfreude- NOT, on Mar 8, 2010 at 6:06 am | 3 comments | 1921 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two kidnap man in stolen U-Haul, police say

Two men kidnapped another man and drove him around Menlo Park and East Palo Alto in a stolen U-Haul van Thursday night, making...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2010
Last comment by LOL, on Mar 8, 2010 at 3:36 am | 6 comments | 2127 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Can we get on the grid please!

Why is it that Palo Alto has a single point of failure for power to the whole city? Aren't electrical transmission systems...

Original post made by SG on Feb. 28, 2010
Last comment by An Engineer, on Mar 7, 2010 at 9:24 pm | 6 comments | 1598 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park bans smoking in public places

Menlo Park's City Council at its March 2 meeting passed an ordinance banning smoking in public places, including ATM lines...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 7, 2010 at 10:52 am | 32 comments | 2261 Views

AROUND TOWN

geography question

I am new to Palo Alto abd trying to make sense of the map, understand areas, neighborhoods, etc. One specific name of area...

Original post made by E.G. on Mar. 3, 2010
Last comment by Where to get information, on Mar 6, 2010 at 11:07 pm | 6 comments | 1571 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto City Council to debate new cuts tonight

A proposed budget that would defer salary increases for police officers, impose new parking fees for Foothill College students...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2009
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Mar 6, 2010 at 5:39 pm | 13 comments | 2025 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'The Ghost Writer'

Few filmmakers make a better case that the story is in the telling than Roman Polanski. The director's 18th feature, the...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2010
Last comment by Sunil Singh, on Mar 6, 2010 at 4:21 pm | 1 comment | 4462 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Sunset calls Palo Alto #6 City of the Future

I post this somewhat tongue in cheek. http://www.sunset.com/travel/most-innovative-cities-00400000064623/page7.html Do...

Original post made by Resident on Mar. 4, 2010
Last comment by right..., on Mar 6, 2010 at 12:56 pm | 3 comments | 1620 Views

AROUND TOWN

Butterfly Life in Midtown

Anyone use this? Anyone like or dislike it? Is it ever very busy? Do the hours work?...

Original post made by Interested? on Mar. 3, 2010
Last comment by Interested, on Mar 6, 2010 at 12:19 pm | 1 comment | 1585 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Article about the Democratic/Republican paradigm. (Isn't it time for something new?)

Don’t Look Now, But We’re Winning Jimm Motyka Jimmy On the Spot March 5, 2010 It’s happening. We weren’t...

Original post made by food for thought on Mar. 6, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1989 Views
<< < 785.25 786.25 787.25 788.25 789.25 > >>
Page 787.25 of 1248

Dropping naps
By Cheryl Bac | 0 comments | 15,568 views

Will self-driving cars hurt Cozy Coupe sales?
By Sally Torbey | 9 comments | 7,333 views

The "You're despicable" style of politics
By Douglas Moran | 36 comments | 2,394 views

Taboo Topics
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,587 views

Death by Diet
By Laura Stec | 7 comments | 853 views

 

Hangin' with the best

The results are in. See who Palo Alto Weekly readers have selected what they feel are the top spots and service providers in the Palo Alto area across 83 categories.

See the Winners