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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Why not sell Palo Alto Utilities? It makes financial sense.

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Original post made by Otto on May. 10, 2007
Last comment by Fred, on May 17, 2007 at 7:37 pm | 80 comments | 4448 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City Council and the Problem of Commissions

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Original post made by Otto on May. 16, 2007
Last comment by Tom, on May 19, 2007 at 10:07 pm | 4 comments | 2926 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Why Palo Alto Needs an Elected Mayor

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Original post made by Otto on May. 20, 2007
Last comment by Otto, on May 24, 2007 at 9:25 am | 20 comments | 3762 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

We Can Do Better Than The Past Eight Years

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Original post made by Our National Nightmare Is Nearly Over on Aug. 29, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 1, 2008 at 4:40 pm | 4 comments | 2002 Views

RESTAURANTS

Piano Lounge/Cabaret Near Palo Alto?

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Original post made by Out of Town Host on Oct. 12, 2008
Last comment by Gone South, on Oct 15, 2008 at 4:52 am | 3 comments | 2873 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Shame on Adolescent Counseling Services

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Original post made by Outraged on Feb. 9, 2007
Last comment by Kayla Silva, on Feb 24, 2008 at 12:58 pm | 35 comments | 5379 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Why Both Politicans and Journalists Suck

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Original post made by Outraged Then Saddened on Sep. 11, 2008
Last comment by The Real Sharon, on Sep 15, 2008 at 12:07 pm | 55 comments | 2251 Views

AROUND TOWN

John Ulrich in Frank's Weekly Memo?

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Original post made by Outside Observer on Aug. 28, 2008
Last comment by fireman, on Sep 2, 2008 at 9:26 pm | 12 comments | 2178 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Where are the Children's Theater Travelers Checks?

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Original post made by Outside Observer on Sep. 2, 2008
Last comment by Life beyond the Creek, on Sep 3, 2008 at 4:13 pm | 2 comments | 2000 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

"Report Objectionable Content" tags

Editor, Can you tell us more about the new "Report Objectionable Content" tags? What's the process behind them? What...

Original post made by Outside Observer on Dec. 8, 2008
Last comment by Parent, on Dec 10, 2008 at 9:48 pm | 14 comments | 1885 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Where is Mike from College Terrace?

One of the long time, very active posters on Town Square was "Mike from College Terrace". I haven't seen a post from him...

Original post made by Outside Observer on Dec. 25, 2008
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 27, 2008 at 11:48 pm | 8 comments | 1927 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Anyone go to a Tea Party today?

Did anyone go to a Tea Party today? I did, the one in Sacramento. Biggest rally I've ever seen on the State Capital. There...

Original post made by Outside Observer on Apr. 15, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on Apr 16, 2009 at 11:27 am | 4 comments | 1759 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Culture Quiz

Oh, Palo Alto, Sophisticated, educated, multi-cultural. Here's a one question quiz to see just how broad your horizons...

Original post made by Outside Observer on May. 2, 2009
Last comment by Outside Observer, on May 3, 2009 at 9:55 pm | 9 comments | 1649 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Most Trusted Man In America

Before I get to the politics of Vietnam, let me state some points I think everyone can agree with: 1) Walter Cronkite...

Original post made by Outside Observer on Jul. 18, 2009
Last comment by The Real Sharon, on Jul 20, 2009 at 3:10 pm | 24 comments | 1661 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Killing the Cronkite thread - probably my fault

Last night at 9:30 I clicked the "report objectionable content" link on a Cronkite thread post and followed up with a posting...

Original post made by Outside Observer on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 23, 2009 at 10:50 pm | 7 comments | 1559 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

King Plaza Farmers Market

For those of you who went to "King" plaza today (aka Civic Center Plaza) to buy at the City subsidized "Farmers Market, I...

Original post made by Outside Observer on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by brian, on Aug 1, 2009 at 11:15 pm | 6 comments | 1604 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Redacted email excerpt to friends in Asia - an indication of how far we have fallen

For some, today is the start of a new year. For others, a reminder of government intrusion justified by an ever lowering...

Original post made by Outside Observer on Feb. 3, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Feb 4, 2011 at 6:20 pm | 5 comments | 1216 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Recognition for Bicycle Advocacy

Finally, Palo Alto gets the Recognition it deserves for Bicycle Advocacy http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748704050204576218600999993800.html?mod=googlenews_wsj ...

Original post made by Outside Observer on Apr. 2, 2011
Last comment by Wil, on Apr 3, 2011 at 8:54 pm | 2 comments | 1261 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Plastic Bag Law

San Jose passed one of those plastic bag bans, effective 1/1/2012. Well, there is an ethnic market I often patronize...

Original post made by Outside Observer on Jan. 12, 2012
There are no comments yet. 854 Views

AROUND TOWN

Where is Walter E. Wallis?

Walter E. Wallis. Long time poster from a view point atypical of Palo Alto. Does anyone know what happened to him? ...

Original post made by Outside Observer on Dec. 19, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Dec 23, 2012 at 12:45 am | 9 comments | 1175 Views
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