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

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Pushing for integration

Karena Li's voice was tinged with loneliness as she recalled her experience as a new immigrant living in Palo Alto. Standing...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2016
Last comment by Sham, on Mar 25, 2016 at 8:56 am | 75 comments | 6739 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Meeting needs, creatively

After serving for four years as principal at Gunn High School, Katya Villalobos became principal of the Palo Alto Adult School...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2016
Last comment by really?, on Mar 25, 2016 at 8:12 am | 1 comment | 2236 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home Front

<B><B>SORTING THINGS OUT .... </B>To reduce the environmental impact of waste, as of <B>April 1</B>, new rules for composting...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1164 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

St. Patrick's Day, what is the celebration about?

It is interesting to think that our schools cannot celebrate Christmas, or even mention Santa Claus, but they have no problems...

Original post made by St. Patrick on Mar. 16, 2016
Last comment by St. Patrick, on Mar 25, 2016 at 7:49 am | 5 comments | 418 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District defends itself in student-DNA case

The Palo Alto school district has fired back in response to an amicus brief the U.S. Departments of Education and Justice...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2016
Last comment by What really happened, on Mar 25, 2016 at 12:11 am | 23 comments | 5786 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Why is there a housing crisis

Very interesting analysis in the East Bay Express: http://www.eastbayexpress.com/oakland/why-is-there-a-housing-crisis/Content?oid=4722242 "...But...

Original post made by EBE reader on Mar. 24, 2016
Last comment by Where's the analysis?, on Mar 24, 2016 at 11:38 pm | 4 comments | 377 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Parking

I am a long time resident of Palo Alto, so it saddens me to find a dubious parking revenue generating scheme our city employs...

Original post made by Palo Alto Resident on Mar. 24, 2016
There are no comments yet. 228 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Twelve auto burglaries reported in one day in Palo Alto

Police are investigating a dozen vehicle break-ins that occurred in Palo Alto on Monday, March 21. Most of the reported auto...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2016
Last comment by Edward, on Mar 24, 2016 at 7:09 pm | 3 comments | 794 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Clinton speaks at Stanford in wake of Brussels bombings

One day after the terrorist bombings in Brussels, Belgium, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton laid out her...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2016
Last comment by Nayeli P., on Mar 24, 2016 at 3:53 pm | 23 comments | 3278 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Brock Turner: alleged victim gave him verbal consent

Brock Turner, the 20-year-old former Stanford University student charged with sexually assaulting an unconscious and intoxicated...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2016
Last comment by iSez, on Mar 24, 2016 at 12:39 pm | 6 comments | 18734 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Eshoo supports state look at chloramine safety

0...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2007
Last comment by A. M. Miller, on Mar 24, 2016 at 10:15 am | 45 comments | 9091 Views

SPORTS

Jeremy Lin does it again to help Hornets overcome Nets

A night after scoring 29 points while Charlotte rallied from 23 down to beat the San Antonio Spurs, Palo Alto High grad Jeremy...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2016
There are no comments yet. 685 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Families with twins face commencement conundrum

When one of Ann Crichton's twin daughters transferred from Palo Alto High School to Gunn High School, with the other one...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2016
Last comment by Thankful, on Mar 23, 2016 at 11:53 pm | 4 comments | 2980 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Annual youth art show opens Friday in Palo Alto

In its fifth year, Palo Alto nonprofit Youth Speaks Out is again giving local teens a place to process, express, explore...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2016
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Mar 23, 2016 at 7:26 pm | 1 comment | 2215 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Prosecution, defense strategies emerge in Stanford sexual-assault case

Just how intoxicated several young adults were at a Stanford University fraternity party on Jan. 18, 2015, is playing a key...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2016
Last comment by Concerned Senior, on Mar 23, 2016 at 3:52 pm | 7 comments | 6105 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Prosecution questions integrity of witness in Turner trial

The testimony of an expert witness, who asserted that someone who is black-out drunk can still make "voluntary decisions,"...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2016
Last comment by Alice Smith, on Mar 23, 2016 at 2:28 pm | 6 comments | 5232 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local teen mental health program set to expand

An intensive El Camino Hospital program designed to teach high school students how to cope with serious mental health conditions...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2016
Last comment by Ellen Wheeler, on Mar 23, 2016 at 1:04 pm | 2 comments | 1906 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Hillary Clinton to give counterterrorism speech Wednesday at Stanford

Presidential candidate and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will make an appearance Wednesday morning at Stanford...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2016
Last comment by It Never Ends, on Mar 23, 2016 at 11:21 am | 5 comments | 2075 Views

AROUND TOWN

Deep Pothole at El Camino Real and San Antonio

Drivers beware of the huge, deep pothole at the intersection of El Camino Real and San Antonio Road near Peet's and Chef...

Original post made by commuter on Mar. 23, 2016
There are no comments yet. 206 Views

SPORTS

Stanford dismisses men's basketball coach Dawkins

Too many injuries that resulted in too many losses that cost the Stanford men's basketball team a postseason berth at any...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2016
Last comment by Recruitfamily, on Mar 23, 2016 at 7:28 am | 5 comments | 2484 Views
<< < 57.75 58.75 59.75 60.75 61.75 > >>
Page 59.75 of 1249

Death by Diet
By Laura Stec | 14 comments | 3,765 views

I am Voting Yes on Measure B the Sales Tax for Transportation
By Steve Levy | 30 comments | 2,145 views

Mountain View Oktoberfest returns this weekend
By Elena Kadvany | 0 comments | 1,549 views

The timing is wrong
By Cheryl Bac | 0 comments | 471 views

Preparing for college interviews
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 0 comments | 401 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