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


Tesla plans to move headquarters to Palo Alto

Tesla Motors, whose sleek, flashy roadsters have become a visible emblem of Bay Area's growing electric-car industry, is...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2009
Last comment by Alan, on Aug 22, 2009 at 9:59 am | 37 comments | 2487 Views


The Free Press -vs. - BAILOUT Media

Ever wonder why Palo Alto Online deletes or lock stories that point to the failings of the press or the dishonesty of the...

Original post made by Harold H. on Sep. 20, 2009
Last comment by Harold H., on Sep 24, 2009 at 8:04 pm | 37 comments | 1943 Views


The demise of the dollar China, along with several other...

Original post made by Dean on Oct. 5, 2009
Last comment by Anon., on Oct 8, 2009 at 5:45 pm | 37 comments | 1979 Views


Woman dies in north Palo Alto house fire

A woman was found dead apparently as a result of a fire in a house in the 900 block of Addison Avenue in northern Palo Alto...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2009
Last comment by Palo Altoan, on Oct 22, 2009 at 7:37 pm | 37 comments | 3109 Views


New student-info system coming to schools

A new data system to track students' grades, discipline records and household information will be in place throughout the...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2010
Last comment by Time to Grow Up, on Jan 7, 2011 at 11:39 am | 37 comments | 2195 Views


ShotSpotter system records tragic plane crash

First there is the sound of a plane's engines. Then a crackling noise, as though the plane has hit a power line. Then, crashing...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2010
Last comment by T Tierney, on Feb 24, 2010 at 2:59 pm | 37 comments | 2328 Views


Guest Opinion: If ROTC returns will it compromise Stanford's core mission?

There appears to be much concern these days about "identity": Who or what it is we are, what we need and what we, as individual...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Apr 9, 2010 at 7:25 pm | 37 comments | 2252 Views


44% Strongly Disapprove of Obama's Job Performance

According to the latest Rasmussen daily Presidential Tracking Poll: ...

Original post made by Jarred on Mar. 20, 2010
Last comment by JTF, on May 9, 2010 at 10:48 am | 37 comments | 2327 Views


In the face of crisis why are local governments unwiling to change

For Palo Alto, Menlo Park, Atherton and communities all over California this is the month in which they must adopt a budget...

Original post made by peter carpenter on Jun. 21, 2010
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Jun 29, 2010 at 7:14 pm | 37 comments | 2903 Views


Alma: the last straw on high-speed rail?

If the issues weren't so serious, last week's meeting of the California High Speed Rail Authority board of directors in San...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2010
Last comment by Life's meaning, on Aug 22, 2010 at 12:11 pm | 37 comments | 2885 Views


Police nab purse-snatch suspects in 6 minutes

A woman walking in downtown Palo Alto Monday evening was accosted by a man who jumped from a car, threatened her with a small...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2010
Last comment by Get Smart Ladies, on Sep 23, 2010 at 4:46 pm | 37 comments | 2054 Views


Gunn, Paly among state's top six in SAT scores

Gunn and Palo Alto high schools rank in the top six California high schools in average SAT scores, according to data to be...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2010
Last comment by concernedparent, on Oct 15, 2010 at 9:14 am | 37 comments | 3492 Views


Flexible libraries or rigid book warehouses?

Suggestions that Palo Alto library refurbishing and rebuilding should include flexible designs to accommodate greater use...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by svatoid, on Nov 25, 2010 at 4:19 pm | 37 comments | 2155 Views


Forum to tackle positives, negatives of teen stress

What's the difference between "good" stress and "not-so-good" stress? This question and more will be discussed in a Tuesday...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2011
Last comment by PA Reflect, on Mar 23, 2011 at 6:06 pm | 37 comments | 4504 Views


Google fiber: Palo Alto loses out to Kansas City

A Midwest city has beaten out all Silicon Valley contenders, including Palo Alto, to become Google's first fiber-optics-wired...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2011
Last comment by litebug, on Apr 4, 2011 at 6:23 pm | 37 comments | 2701 Views


Repeat DUI driver pleads not guilty in Menlo case

An Atherton woman charged with six counts of felony drunken driving posted higher bail on Tuesday, and is once again out...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2011
Last comment by Kane, on Apr 21, 2011 at 8:54 pm | 37 comments | 1789 Views


Coach Parks: the passing of a legend

Long-time Menlo-Atherton football and wrestling coach Ben Parks passed away in his sleep Friday night. He was 77. Known simply...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2011
Last comment by Tom Giampietro, on Mar 7, 2012 at 10:34 pm | 37 comments | 2781 Views


Insufferable Narcissists and local parking

While I know that no one owns the street parking in front of their house, there are common courtesies neighbors can, and...

Original post made by YSK on Oct. 12, 2011
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Oct 16, 2011 at 6:03 pm | 37 comments | 2545 Views


Two young children struck by vehicle

Two small children were struck by a vehicle south of downtown Palo Alto on Friday (Nov. 18) evening, Palo Alto police confirmed. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2011
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Nov 21, 2011 at 8:22 pm | 37 comments | 1594 Views


Cafe vendor chosen for Mitchell Park Library

Palo Alto's quest to bring a cafe to the soon-to-be-completed Mitchell Park Library and Community Center has attracted an...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2012
Last comment by neighbor, on Feb 6, 2012 at 10:58 am | 37 comments | 1810 Views
<< < 99 100 101 102 103 > >>
Page 101 of 982

Gourmet hot dogs, sausage food truck coming to the Peninsula
By Elena Kadvany | 7 comments | 2,704 views

Allowing Unauthorized Immigrants to Learn and Earn Legally Will Help the Economy
By Steve Levy | 31 comments | 2,136 views

College applications: round three
By Sally Torbey | 24 comments | 1,602 views

Is HBO's Silicon Valley Any Good?
By Anita Felicelli | 14 comments | 1,553 views

PAUSD Leadership Challenges
By Paul Losch | 14 comments | 1,099 views