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

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman killed in hit-and-run crash on Highway 101

A Daly City woman was killed in a collision on southbound U.S. Highway 101 Sunday morning (Sept. 25) in Menlo Park, and the...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2011
Last comment by JustMe, on Sep 27, 2011 at 9:31 am | 11 comments | 2580 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Los Altos woman calls con man's bluff

A Los Altos woman wants her peers in Palo Alto and elsewhere to be wary of anyone calling and claiming to be from the Social...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2012
Last comment by Palo Parent, on Aug 29, 2012 at 8:20 pm | 4 comments | 2580 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto man struck by Caltrain identified

A man who was struck and killed by the No. 211 train at Charleston Road in Palo Alto Monday morning has been identified...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2013
Last comment by Concerned Mom, on Mar 26, 2013 at 7:53 pm | 26 comments | 2580 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Interesting Article About Bike Riding in the Netherlands

I found this article a very interesting read.http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-23587916 I think anyone who is interested...

Original post made by Occasional cyclist on Aug. 9, 2013
Last comment by Occasional Cyclist, on Aug 11, 2013 at 4:02 pm | 11 comments | 2580 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Toll Brothers project nears final approval tonight

A developer's five-year-long quest to build 45 homes on a Palo Alto portion of the former Mayfield Mall site at San Antonio...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2009
Last comment by someone, on Feb 9, 2009 at 7:34 pm | 3 comments | 2579 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kanter to speak in Palo Alto Friday on U.S. education

Martha Kanter, the nominee for U.S. undersecretary of education, will give a talk on education issues Friday at Hewlett Packard...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2009
Last comment by Mo Geraghty, on Jun 25, 2009 at 8:28 pm | 1 comment | 2579 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto gets award for 'Green Leadership'

0...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2008
Last comment by R Wray, on Oct 28, 2008 at 6:55 pm | 4 comments | 2579 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Arson fire damages Palo Alto day health center

A fire damaged an adult day health center in Palo Alto on Sunday night, and a gas can left at the scene left no doubt that...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2008
Last comment by Mike, on Dec 3, 2008 at 9:19 pm | 3 comments | 2579 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Rescue team responds to crash off Highway 92

A vehicle went down a steep embankment near westbound state Highway 92 in unincorporated San Mateo County Sunday night, blocking...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2009
Last comment by J, on Jun 30, 2009 at 12:23 am | 2 comments | 2579 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Helicopters circling overhead!

I was on my way home tonight and noticed a black helicopter circling overhead several times. This was near the intersection...

Original post made by Just going home... on Oct. 6, 2010
Last comment by ummmm, on Oct 7, 2010 at 9:02 pm | 3 comments | 2579 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

NASA scientist flooded with doomsday questions

On his Web page, "Ask an Astrobiologist," local NASA scientist David Morrison has received more than 5,000 questions about...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2012
Last comment by Sharon, on Dec 23, 2012 at 1:07 pm | 8 comments | 2579 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Restaurant to take over 'public' plaza?

0...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2008
Last comment by Tom, on Aug 4, 2008 at 4:24 pm | 7 comments | 2578 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to debate utility rates tonight

The Utilities Department's plan to raise Palo Alto's electricity rates by 10 percent while trimming 10 percent off the city's...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 31, 2009 at 3:22 pm | 3 comments | 2578 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Fixes eyed for flood-prone bridges along creek

Seeking to protect Palo Alto, East Palo Alto and Menlo Park from the volatile San Francisquito Creek, a regional flood-control...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 3, 2010 at 5:44 pm | 17 comments | 2578 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford Blood Center sets donation record

The Stanford Blood Center in Palo Alto collected a record amount of blood donations on Tuesday as part of a competition,...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Nov 22, 2008 at 4:36 pm | 2 comments | 2578 Views

SPORTS

Noyola among finalists for soccer award

Stanford senior midfielder Teresa Noyola has her sights set on USC and UCLA this weekend in big Pac-12 matches. She has other...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2011
Last comment by non-Facebook user, on Oct 7, 2011 at 3:45 pm | 2 comments | 2578 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Eds calm it down

0...

Original post made by OhlonePar on Sep. 5, 2008
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Sep 5, 2008 at 8:33 pm | 20 comments | 2578 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Where is this "liberal media"?

0...

Original post made by Concerned Citizen on Sep. 7, 2008
Last comment by Walter's Walrus, on Sep 9, 2008 at 8:47 am | 4 comments | 2578 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Police arrest Mountain View bank robbery suspect

Police arrested a Santa Clara man and charged him with five South Bay bank robberies, including last week's robbery of the...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2010
Last comment by Just Wondering, on Sep 21, 2010 at 4:26 pm | 3 comments | 2578 Views

AROUND TOWN

A tale of two Tigers

Tiger, a nearly 2-year-old tomcat belonging to the Samson family of Palo Alto, embarked on a weeks-long adventure when he...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2010
Last comment by Poki, on Sep 27, 2010 at 2:01 pm | 6 comments | 2578 Views
<< < 844 845 846 847 848 > >>
Page 846 of 1297

Coupon for Yourself and Your Partner
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 6,951 views

Housing Impact Fees and the Economy
By Steve Levy | 7 comments | 3,261 views

California Restaurant Association tests out public-awareness campaign in Palo Alto
By Elena Kadvany | 8 comments | 2,185 views

Driverless self-driving car testbed issues
By Douglas Moran | 3 comments | 1,003 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