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Letters to the editor

<B>Caring about residents Read the full story here

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2014
Last comment by Carol, on Mar 23, 2014 at 4:14 am | 1 comment | 1911 Views


Lytton Plaza project gets final approval

An ambitious plan to renovate Lytton Plaza in downtown Palo Alto earned swift endorsement from the City Council Friday afternoon,...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2009
Last comment by Ian, on Aug 19, 2009 at 1:53 am | 13 comments | 1910 Views


After Prop R Fails

What's the appropriate response by the city council to the Fire Fighters Union after Prop R fails? I think the council should...

Original post made by bill kelly on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by bill, on Nov 6, 2010 at 5:37 pm | 7 comments | 1910 Views


No more 12th grade honors English next year

My son (11th grader at Paly) was told today that next year there will be no English H offered for seniors. So that leaves...

Original post made by yet another one on Jan. 24, 2013
Last comment by yet another one, on Jan 27, 2013 at 10:18 pm | 10 comments | 1910 Views


Police interupt attempted break-in at JLS

Palo Alto police cited a juvenile male with attempted burglary Sunday night after he and two others were caught trying to...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by Anne, on Jul 24, 2009 at 12:02 pm | 13 comments | 1910 Views


spill baby spill

CNN is reporting that another oil well blew up in the Gulf of Mexico this morning. 13 workers went overboard and there is...

Original post made by Carly on Sep. 2, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 2, 2010 at 5:19 pm | 5 comments | 1910 Views


Timpkin, Thompson to be honored by ISHOF in September ceremony

William R. "Tim" Timken, Jr. and Jenny Thompson have enriched the Stanford swimming program years after leaving their legacy...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by Terry Gamble, on Aug 21, 2009 at 7:30 am | 1 comment | 1910 Views


Global Trends 2025: A Transformed World

The National Intelligence Council fires up the crystal ball and lays out some long-term global political,economic, social...

Original post made by Sharon on May. 14, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1909 Views


Palo Alto: A city where trees make news

For living things that grow slowly and mostly just stand around, trees in Palo Alto have been making big news locally --...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2010
Last comment by Jacqueline Yetzotis, on Jan 30, 2010 at 1:13 am | 1 comment | 1909 Views


Palo Verde Elementary principal to retire

Lupe Garcia, the principal at Palo Verde Elementary School in Palo Alto, will retire at the end of the school year, Superintendent...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2010
Last comment by Dipti Joshi, on Jan 27, 2010 at 1:29 pm | 7 comments | 1909 Views


Walk & Roll days roll out throughout Palo Alto

Palo Alto schools are celebrating Walk & Roll Week this week, with activities designed to encourage students to walk, bike,...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2012
Last comment by bike racks, on Oct 4, 2012 at 11:36 am | 6 comments | 1909 Views


Caltrain behind by 30 minutes after breakdown

A broken-down train is causing Caltrain delays of up to 30 minutes this morning, Caltrain spokeswoman Christine Dunn said. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2010
Last comment by new Caltrain equipment, on Sep 2, 2010 at 11:30 am | 3 comments | 1909 Views


County sees drop in Memorial Day DUI arrests

DUI arrests over the Memorial Day holiday weekend were down in Santa Clara County compared to the same three-day weekend...

Original post made on May. 30, 2012
Last comment by Gas-Will-Soon-Be-Ten-Dollars-A-Gallon, on May 30, 2012 at 5:16 pm | 6 comments | 1909 Views


EPA man arrested for shooting on Highway 101

An 18-year-old man was arrested in Redwood City Friday afternoon after a two-month search for a suspect in a shooting on...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2012
Last comment by Gethin, on Dec 10, 2012 at 12:23 pm | 3 comments | 1909 Views


Groupon CEO: 'I was fired'

After a poor earnings report sent Groupon's stock down by 24 percent, the company fired its CEO, Andrew Mason, Thursday,...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2013
Last comment by Cedric de La Beaujardiere, on Mar 4, 2013 at 12:54 am | 17 comments | 1909 Views


Obama fails at NATO

Barack Obama did his usual campaign razzle dazzle among his acolytes in Europe, but when it came to real accomplishments,...

Original post made by Gary on Apr. 4, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Apr 8, 2009 at 1:49 pm | 25 comments | 1909 Views


Guantanamo for the pirates?

First let me say that I will fully support Obama, if he takes a hard line on these guys, including just blowing them out...

Original post made by Gary on Apr. 9, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Apr 12, 2009 at 5:01 pm | 19 comments | 1909 Views


How about that Obama

From the Oracle of Abu Ghraib, Seymour Hersh comes this new report from Afghanistan. Hersh says, " And Iíll tell you...

Original post made by Ray Griffin on May. 14, 2010
Last comment by of course, on May 15, 2010 at 1:54 pm | 4 comments | 1909 Views


Join the Fight to Save Palo Alto Bowl!!

Hi you all, Care about the Palo Alto Bowl? Sick and tired of a handful of elderly people deciding the fate of your city...

Original post made by Daniel Mart on Aug. 14, 2009
Last comment by Greg, on Aug 18, 2009 at 6:25 pm | 19 comments | 1909 Views


Why comment anonymously in Town Square?

I do not understand why most people post comments anonymously. Don't they stand behind the remarks they make? By designing...

Original post made by stephanie enos on Sep. 17, 2009
Last comment by anonymousaswell, on Oct 8, 2009 at 6:45 pm | 19 comments | 1909 Views
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