Town Square

Post a New Topic

From the bay to the foothills

Original post made on Aug 9, 2007

Palo Alto has 35 parks and fields, 162 acres of which are in an urban setting. Each park-goer is drawn for a special reason -- be it to play a set of tennis, create a painting at the Baylands, sit and ponder life or unwind under an oak tree at Foothills Park as the deer graze nearby. Slide show by Norbert von der Groeben/Palo Alto Weekly.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, August 7, 2007, 2:11 PM

Comments (1)

Like this comment
Posted by Ranger's Mom
a resident of another community
on Aug 9, 2007 at 5:31 am

Once a year I visit "my son the ranger" and his wife . One of the highlights of the trip is always to see his magnificent Foothills and Baylands Parks. One could happily spend days quietly enjoying the beauty. The rest of the year I hold the memory of them in this east coast heart. You truly have a treasure! On behalf of all who care about the natural environment let me thank you.


Don't miss out on the discussion!
Sign up to be notified of new comments on this topic.

Email:


Post a comment

Posting an item on Town Square is simple and requires no registration. Just complete this form and hit "submit" and your topic will appear online. Please be respectful and truthful in your postings so Town Square will continue to be a thoughtful gathering place for sharing community information and opinion. All postings are subject to our TERMS OF USE, and may be deleted if deemed inappropriate by our staff.

We prefer that you use your real name, but you may use any "member" name you wish.

Name: *

Select your neighborhood or school community: * Not sure?

Comment: *

Verification code: *
Enter the verification code exactly as shown, using capital and lowercase letters, in the multi-colored box.

*Required Fields

Coming soon: Fire Oak & Barley in Palo Alto
By Elena Kadvany | 5 comments | 2,893 views

Meditation Before Medication for Better Mental Health
By Chandrama Anderson | 11 comments | 1,774 views

The Saddle Room – A True Friend of Kids
By Laura Stec | 2 comments | 1,717 views

Moving Away - becoming long-distance friends
By Cheryl Bac | 6 comments | 917 views

The Four E's--Pope Francis and the Middle Class
By Steve Levy | 1 comment | 486 views