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

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park names Robert Jonsen new police chief

Robert Jonsen, a 26-year veteran of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, has been named the new police chief of Menlo...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2013
Last comment by Wondering?, on Jan 31, 2013 at 12:55 pm | 5 comments | 1705 Views

AROUND TOWN

Keeping the home fires burning

Bay Area temperatures dipped below freezing on New Year's Day and remained frigid during the first week of the year, which...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2015
Last comment by Vic Steblin, on Feb 4, 2015 at 6:58 pm | 6 comments | 1705 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Simitian: State school budget not based in reality

This year's state budget for education is the "least reality-based proposal" state Sen. Joe Simitian has seen from the governor...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2010
Last comment by Gunslinger, on Jan 30, 2010 at 6:59 pm | 18 comments | 1704 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

a vote for Carly is a vote for Barbara Boxer

New statewide polls say that extremist Republican candidates like Carly Fiorina have no chance against the Democrats in the...

Original post made by Carly on May. 31, 2010
Last comment by vote for the policy, on Jun 1, 2010 at 4:43 pm | 6 comments | 1704 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Parting shots by managers

People speculate on the source of the leaked memo about Public Works. Today the departing Library Director got her parting...

Original post made by Midtown Observer on Oct. 28, 2010
Last comment by What happened, on Nov 1, 2010 at 11:20 pm | 3 comments | 1704 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sex crime suspect linked to multiple cases

The 70-year-old San Jose man arrested earlier this month for allegedly sexually harassing a pair of young girls at Walmart...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2013
Last comment by Pearl, on Sep 18, 2013 at 10:30 pm | 3 comments | 1704 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Letters

Preserve Buena Vista Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=18250 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1704 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Editorial: Re-elect Brian Schmidt to water district

With Palo Alto's water supply coming entirely from Hetch Hetchy through the San Francisco Water Department, the Santa Clara...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2014
Last comment by A_Concerned_citizen, on Nov 5, 2014 at 3:45 am | 4 comments | 1704 Views

AROUND TOWN

Happy Harvey Milk Day!

Happy Harvey Milk Day! May 22 (tomorrow) is Harvey Milk Day in California. Any local celebrations?...

Original post made by Happy Harvey Milk Day! on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 24, 2010 at 6:12 pm | 7 comments | 1704 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto World Music Day

I would think there would be more promotional fliers or something around town. I am alto trying to find the schedule on line...

Original post made by Seeking Schedule on Jun. 20, 2010
Last comment by seeking schedule, on Jun 20, 2010 at 11:42 am | 4 comments | 1704 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight: Mosquito fogging in Menlo Park

Parts of Menlo Park will be sprayed for mosquitoes tonight to curb the spread of the West Nile virus, according to the San...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2014
Last comment by cindy mason, on Sep 18, 2014 at 5:25 pm | 6 comments | 1704 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PUBLIC AGENDA: No City Council meeting Monday night

The Palo Alto Parks and Recreation Commission plans to discuss a park-improvement ordinance for Lytton Plaza and discuss...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2009
Last comment by Pat Markevitch, on Mar 20, 2009 at 11:46 am | 3 comments | 1703 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Children flock to eensy weensy preschools

More expensive than traditional preschools, "pocket" preschools, with enrollments under 15 children, have popped up in the...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2013
Last comment by Another POV, on Oct 14, 2013 at 12:26 pm | 4 comments | 1703 Views

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 | 1703 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 | 1703 Views

SPORTS

A shocker: Stanford women fall in Final Four

There's not much else the Stanford women's basketball senior class needed to accomplish to take its rightful place in Cardinal...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2011
Last comment by Andrew, on Apr 6, 2011 at 4:09 pm | 13 comments | 1703 Views

SPORTS

Man struck, killed by Caltrain Saturday

A middle-aged man was struck and killed by a train at the California Avenue Caltrain station in Palo Alto Saturday morning....

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2011
Last comment by Marty estkowski, on Apr 17, 2012 at 10:07 pm | 4 comments | 1703 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Editorial: Symbolic actions matter in quest for civil rights

In the 1960s, political and community leaders in Palo Alto were among those who stepped up to publicly advocate for federal...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on Apr 8, 2013 at 7:00 pm | 46 comments | 1703 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pension reform to go on ballot in Menlo Park

A Menlo Park initiative effort to reduce city-employee pension costs will go on the November ballot, the City Council agreed...

Original post made on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by scott gibb, on May 28, 2010 at 9:48 am | 1 comment | 1703 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto women's shelter planned

InnVision Hotel de Zink, Palo Alto's only emergency shelter for homeless individuals, is planning to open a 15-bed shelter...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2011
Last comment by Khalia Parish, on Nov 9, 2011 at 2:24 pm | 10 comments | 1703 Views
<< < 794 795 796 797 798 > >>
Page 796 of 1078

Ming’s to hold farewell auction
By Elena Kadvany | 13 comments | 3,506 views

A proposal for Monday Night's Office Cap Discussion
By Steve Levy | 14 comments | 2,447 views

Eggs and Bacon Walk Into a Bar
By Laura Stec | 6 comments | 2,070 views

Gifts (that are not bought)
By Chandrama Anderson | 1 comment | 1,684 views

Sometimes You Just Need a Little Push
By Cheryl Bac | 0 comments | 1,167 views