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

Girl, 16, reports sexual assault in Mountain View

Local law enforcement officials are asking for the community's help in tracking down two men accused of sexually assaulting...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2011
Last comment by Sharon, on Oct 22, 2011 at 1:54 pm | 9 comments | 1880 Views

AROUND TOWN

Welch Road to become one-way, one-lane road

Welch Road in Palo Alto is being converted to a one-way, one-lane road between Quarry Road and Pasteur Drive, a change that...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2011
Last comment by Ugh, on Oct 21, 2011 at 5:35 am | 13 comments | 2211 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cohousing community taking shape in Mountain View

Designing one's dream home is a lengthy process when 13 families have to agree on everything. So how does the Mountain View...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2011
Last comment by Jillian Brooks, on Oct 19, 2011 at 9:58 am | 1 comment | 3099 Views

AROUND TOWN

Moving of Edgewood Plaza buildings approved

The proposed redevelopment of Edgewood Plaza Shopping Center took another step forward Wednesday morning. Members of the...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Oct 21, 2011 at 1:02 am | 22 comments | 2600 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stalled development may spur another lawsuit

A developer whose long and litigious quest to build a three-story building on Page Mill Road suffered a major setback earlier...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2011
Last comment by Build it!, on Oct 21, 2011 at 11:52 pm | 5 comments | 1880 Views

AROUND TOWN

Photo gallery spotlight: 'End of an era'

The Palo Alto Online Photo Gallery features hundreds of images -- including this picture of the demolition of the Sears building...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Oct 21, 2011 at 12:53 am | 1 comment | 2403 Views

AROUND TOWN

Plans for California Avenue continue to evolve

Palo Alto's plan to redesign the commercial stretch of California Avenue -- a plan that has galvanized a small community...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 26, 2011 at 10:55 am | 24 comments | 2778 Views

AROUND TOWN

Teacher blames fatal accident on sun glare

A teacher who struck and killed a 6-year-old East Palo Alto girl in a crosswalk Sept. 28 told police that sun glare prevented...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2011
Last comment by john, on Nov 23, 2011 at 8:40 pm | 35 comments | 6983 Views

AROUND TOWN

A Measure E primer

The pros and cons of Measure E. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=22944 posted...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2011
Last comment by Dumb measure, on Oct 22, 2011 at 10:03 pm | 2 comments | 2248 Views

AROUND TOWN

Serial bank robber hits banks in Los Altos, Sunnyvale

A man who robbed two U.S. Bank branches within 20 minutes of each other on Monday is a serial bank robber who has struck...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2011
Last comment by Kathy, on Oct 26, 2011 at 7:30 pm | 8 comments | 2406 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ordinance for music at Lytton Plaza gets shelved

Saying they haven't heard enough from the public, Palo Alto Parks and Recreation commissioners unanimously voted Tuesday...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2011
Last comment by John, on Oct 29, 2011 at 1:45 pm | 18 comments | 2824 Views

AROUND TOWN

HP to keep personal computer division

HP announced Thursday it will keep its personal computer operations, stepping away from a suggestion by a former CEO in August...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2011
Last comment by Nayeli, on Oct 27, 2011 at 7:29 pm | 5 comments | 2816 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hohbach gives Palo Alto an ultimatum

Developer Harold Hohbach is demanding the Palo Alto City Council accept his plans for a three-story building at 195 Page...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2011
Last comment by JO, on Oct 29, 2011 at 8:00 am | 12 comments | 2266 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: 212 pounds of pumpkin pride

Dennis McClellan, store director of Piazza's Fine Foods, talks about his pride and joy -- a 212 pound pumpkin he grew. Video...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2011
Last comment by Cute!, on Oct 28, 2011 at 4:01 pm | 1 comment | 2603 Views

AROUND TOWN

Winter Spare the Air season starts Tuesday

Come Tuesday, you'll have to think twice before burning logs in your fireplace or any other solid fuel because Nov. 1 marks...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2011
Last comment by someone, on Oct 30, 2011 at 10:31 pm | 2 comments | 2044 Views

AROUND TOWN

Love affair with baseball, labor law, is worth the read

==BI Stanford author== William B. Gould IV retains his lifelong passion for two things: the law, specifically labor law,...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2011
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Nov 13, 2011 at 9:46 am | 3 comments | 2083 Views

AROUND TOWN

Supes up ante on Stanford's Alpine trail offer

In the five-year poker game between Stanford University and the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors over the fate of a...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2011
Last comment by stanfordtrials(andtribulations), on Nov 3, 2011 at 10:28 pm | 19 comments | 2371 Views

AROUND TOWN

Upkeep for Eichlers

Eichler homes -- those mid-century marvels with huge windows, open floor plans and clean lines -- are prevalent in Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2011
Last comment by Syed W Hussain, on Apr 5, 2012 at 1:45 pm | 13 comments | 9554 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto tackles Cubberley's conundrum

For Palo Alto officials, the sprawling Cubberley Community Center in the southern portion of the city is both a head-scratching...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 8, 2011 at 8:13 am | 29 comments | 3390 Views

AROUND TOWN

PG&E gas-main leak detected near Palo Alto

Workers examining a section of a PG&E gas main discovered a small leak near Palo Alto, a Pacific Gas and Electric Company...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2011
Last comment by mmmmMom, on Nov 8, 2011 at 7:44 pm | 14 comments | 2853 Views
<< < 835.25 836.25 837.25 838.25 839.25 > >>
Page 837.25 of 1297

Coupon for Yourself and Your Partner
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 6,953 views

Housing Impact Fees and the Economy
By Steve Levy | 7 comments | 3,264 views

California Restaurant Association tests out public-awareness campaign in Palo Alto
By Elena Kadvany | 8 comments | 2,186 views

Driverless self-driving car testbed issues
By Douglas Moran | 3 comments | 1,004 views

Luck despite bad luck
By Sally Torbey | 1 comment | 339 views

 

Short story writers wanted!

The 31st Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult (15-17) and Teen (12-14) categories. Send us your short story (2,500 words or less) and entry form by April 13, 2017. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category.

Contest Details