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

AROUND TOWN

Mountain lion reported on south Palo Alto roof

A full-grown mountain lion was sighted Thursday evening on a rooftop in south Palo Alto, in the 800 block of Rorke Way, police...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2009
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Sep 11, 2009 at 8:13 pm | 41 comments | 3916 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Armed men invade Menlo Park home

Two masked men armed with handguns invaded an occupied home in the 700 block of Ivy Drive in Menlo Park Saturday at about...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2009
Last comment by Lena, on Sep 11, 2009 at 12:29 pm | 11 comments | 2102 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

High-speed rail 'teach-in' Saturday

The City of Palo Alto will host a six-hour workshop on the California high-speed rail project Saturday, Sept. 12, designed...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2009
Last comment by get_involved, on Sep 11, 2009 at 12:11 pm | 11 comments | 2242 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Fat-cell farms in the future for stem-cells?

Fat, that much-maligned substance the medical profession warns patients to reduce, may someday save lives by becoming healing...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2009
There are no comments yet. 3042 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

'Taliban' gangster gets 17 years for shooting at rivals

Two East Palo Alto gang members accused of shooting at their rivals in front of police and federal agents had two very different...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2009
Last comment by qq, on Sep 11, 2009 at 1:10 am | 2 comments | 2910 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: A glimpse back at the history of Palo Alto parks-dedication battles

The proposed renovation of Lytton Plaza created a bit of consternation and misinformation about how Palo Alto is required...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2009
Last comment by Brian Steen, on Sep 10, 2009 at 11:02 pm | 1 comment | 1959 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Hundreds protest outside East Palo Alto home

Hundreds of East Palo Alto residents gathered in protest Wednesday night in front of the home of a sexually violent predator...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by carlos, on Sep 10, 2009 at 10:39 pm | 8 comments | 2178 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Swine Flu of the 80's

Does anyone else remember the Swine Flu epidemic of the 1980's. Then president Ford went on TV and got his Swine Flu shot...

Original post made by Richard on Sep. 10, 2009
Last comment by Kate, on Sep 10, 2009 at 10:17 pm | 4 comments | 3123 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Obama tells kids to stay in school - who saw it?

As a very unscientific survey, my high school senior did not see this at school and doesn't know of anyone at school who...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Sep. 8, 2009
Last comment by Bru, on Sep 10, 2009 at 5:47 pm | 27 comments | 2113 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City, neighbors encounter Facebook challenge

Despite earlier assurances, Facebook's rapidly growing employee population at its California Avenue headquarters has taken...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Sep 10, 2009 at 4:32 pm | 59 comments | 2376 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto seeking new phone contract, ASAP

Palo Alto will seek a new phone contract for city phones and come up with a plan for improving management of worker's personal...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2009
Last comment by Anon, on Sep 10, 2009 at 3:47 pm | 14 comments | 2502 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

OUR NEA tax dollars being called on to promote Obama propoganda

http://bighollywood.breitbart.com/pcourrielche/2009/08/25/the-national-endowment-for-the-art-of-persuasion-patrick-courrielche/ And...

Original post made by Perspective on Aug. 26, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Sep 10, 2009 at 3:25 pm | 13 comments | 1948 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Montagues' vs. 'Capulets' case nears closure

An attempted murder case with modern-day parallels to William Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet" -- with gang members feuding...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2009
Last comment by bill, on Sep 10, 2009 at 1:52 pm | 5 comments | 2312 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Coroner releases name of Caltrain victim

Catrina Holmes, 13, of Palo Alto was officially identified as the girl who stepped in front of a Caltrain late Friday night,...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2009
Last comment by Bru, on Sep 10, 2009 at 1:39 pm | 7 comments | 3120 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Garrido had Global Positioning Device on Ankle

I just read in an article in The New York Times that the Garrido creep had a global positioning device on his ankle when...

Original post made by Lisa on Aug. 29, 2009
Last comment by Bru, on Sep 10, 2009 at 1:27 pm | 7 comments | 1897 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

News Digest

Green-vested man robs Luther Savings bank Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=11554...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2009
Last comment by John Beach, on Sep 10, 2009 at 9:50 am | 1 comment | 2028 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

how Sacramento really works

State Assemblyman Mike Duvall is the vice chairman of the Utilities and Commerce Committee. He was audio taped bragging...

Original post made by billy on Sep. 9, 2009
Last comment by billy, on Sep 10, 2009 at 8:12 am | 6 comments | 2179 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sole searching

Eddie Fung (left) and Aashbir Basi (right) line up rows of shoes -- 1,000 total -- at El Camino Park in Palo Alto Tuesday....

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2009
Last comment by William, on Sep 9, 2009 at 4:10 pm | 1 comment | 2013 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Who governs PAUSD?

What body of law or rules governs PAUSD? I understand the relationship between the federal, state, and local governments,...

Original post made by PTA Parent on Sep. 1, 2009
Last comment by anonymous, on Sep 9, 2009 at 3:25 pm | 39 comments | 2501 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto, county raids net $60 million in pot

Local and state officers seized and destroyed an estimated $60 million worth of marijuana growing in the foothills of Palo...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2009
Last comment by Alan Rockefeller, on Sep 9, 2009 at 3:06 pm | 22 comments | 2994 Views
<< < 850.25 851.25 852.25 853.25 854.25 > >>
Page 852.25 of 1239

Naked Men and Pineapple with Tomato
By Laura Stec | 10 comments | 5,986 views

French Laundry alums to open Palo Alto restaurant
By Elena Kadvany | 10 comments | 5,176 views

Candidate Kickoff Events: Public, not just for supporters
By Douglas Moran | 4 comments | 1,324 views

Weekly Candlelight Reconnection Ritual
By Chandrama Anderson | 2 comments | 768 views

Water, baking soda, vinegar and slime
By Cheryl Bac | 0 comments | 276 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