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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Explosion??

Did anyone hear an enormous explosion around 11:15 tonight (Sunday night)? Was much louder than any local fireworks I've...

Original post made by susanMD on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Jul 21, 2009 at 3:17 am | 3 comments | 1688 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bike accident on Ross Road

Anyone know what happened to the person who was down on the ground on Ross Road (near the Y) around 6:45pm this evening?...

Original post made by Midtowner on Mar. 24, 2010
Last comment by Midtowner, on Mar 25, 2010 at 9:18 am | 3 comments | 1688 Views

SPORTS

Winning is the only stat that counts for Cardinal QB Luck

==BI Stanford breaks into AP Top 10== ==I Next: Arizona at Stanford, Saturday, 5 p.m.== Andrew Luck only worries about...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2010
Last comment by Dennis, on Nov 1, 2010 at 12:09 pm | 1 comment | 1688 Views

AROUND TOWN

JJ&F development seeks final approval tonight

A controversial proposal to build close to 40,000 square feet of office space next to a rebuilt JJ&F Food Store in Palo Alto's...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2009
Last comment by Hypocrisy, on Dec 8, 2009 at 9:03 am | 10 comments | 1688 Views

AROUND TOWN

Strong-arm robbery occurs near downtown Palo Alto

A woman walking near downtown Palo Alto was the victim of a strong-arm robbery on Saturday afternoon. She sustained minor...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2013
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Sep 30, 2013 at 1:36 pm | 2 comments | 1688 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Steel plates in the streets?

Does anyone know why Palo Alto seems to have more steel than asphalt paving the streets these days? And poorly placed steel...

Original post made by Sore Tires on Nov. 2, 2009
Last comment by Sarah, on Nov 2, 2009 at 11:26 pm | 4 comments | 1687 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Cut Library Branches and stop overtime abuse

Palo Alto should follow the lead of Mountain View and close all but one library and concentrate all their resources there....

Original post made by David on May. 12, 2010
Last comment by Darwin, on May 12, 2010 at 1:09 pm | 2 comments | 1687 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly journalism teacher wins Columbia University award

Palo Alto High School journalism and English teacher Esther Wojcicki has received an "excellence in teaching" award from...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2011
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Apr 22, 2011 at 10:56 am | 8 comments | 1687 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Investigation busts huge heroin-smuggling ring

A major heroin-smuggling operation that fed the addictive drug into East Palo Alto, Oakland and San Francisco and funneled...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2009
Last comment by Whose sleeping, on Jul 31, 2009 at 9:38 pm | 6 comments | 1687 Views

SPORTS

Menlo girls post important tennis victory

==B Wednesday's prep roundup== Despite winning 188 straight league dual matches and being undefeated in league play since...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2012
Last comment by Anna, on Sep 12, 2012 at 3:45 pm | 1 comment | 1687 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Drive-through pandemic triage tests readiness

Stanford Hospital & Clinics, in partnership with the U.S. Centers for Disease Prevention and Control (CDC), conducted a drive-through...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Jun 17, 2009 at 7:48 pm | 10 comments | 1687 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bill allows Obama to seize control of Internet

http://news.cnet.com/8301-13578_3-10320096-38.html If nothing is scaring or horrifying you, from using the NEA to hire...

Original post made by Perspective on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by svatoid, on Aug 29, 2009 at 2:03 pm | 9 comments | 1687 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Day sleepers: The challenge of working nights in Silicon Valley

In Silicon Valley, it seems that the world never sleeps. For locals who put in long hours with irregular schedules, getting...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2011
Last comment by parent, on Oct 31, 2011 at 8:17 pm | 5 comments | 1687 Views

AROUND TOWN

Smith & Hawken closing

This is a bummer: Smith & Hawken is closing down the whole chain of stores, including the one at Stanford Shopping Center. http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/blogs/inmarin/detail?entr...

Original post made by John the Man on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Jul 10, 2009 at 12:38 am | 1 comment | 1687 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hundreds bid farewell to Bill Lane Friday

Hundreds of friends, family members and associates of Bill Lane heard anecdotes of his enthusiastic approach to life, his...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2010
Last comment by Alice Schaffer Smith, on Oct 3, 2010 at 12:39 pm | 1 comment | 1687 Views

AROUND TOWN

Veterans recall lasting effects of war

This Memorial Day, veterans throughout the Peninsula will pause to reflect on their experiences serving the United States....

Original post made on May. 30, 2011
Last comment by the flag, on May 30, 2011 at 10:26 pm | 12 comments | 1687 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Math and suicide topics

Here on Town Square we have three topics that are getting the most hits. We have had two suicides on our tracks from different...

Original post made by Resident on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on May 7, 2009 at 1:22 pm | 1 comment | 1686 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Head of Cal. Ave. business group steps down

The volunteer head of a non-profit group representing California Avenue-area merchants and residents has stepped down after...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by anne, on Jan 22, 2010 at 2:02 pm | 1 comment | 1686 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Exorbitant public employee retirements hit home

This story is front page on the Daily today. To put it in perspective - to quit working at 57 and begin collecting $200,000...

Original post made by howdowepayforthis? on Dec. 28, 2010
Last comment by Fireman AJ, on Dec 29, 2010 at 11:13 am | 10 comments | 1686 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest opinion: Why Planned Community zoning makes so much trouble

Nothing brings out Palo Alto citizens with the pitchforks as fast as a Planned Community application. Everybody has a different...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2012
Last comment by Gianetta, on Dec 9, 2012 at 1:19 pm | 4 comments | 1686 Views
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