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

PALO ALTO ISSUES

22-30+ year old kids living with Mommy and Daddy in Palo Alto

When local parents allow their kids to live with them, well after their education is complete (or should be completed), they...

Original post made by James on Aug. 1, 2012
Last comment by neighbor, on Aug 2, 2012 at 2:00 pm | 18 comments | 1505 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Airport Day aims to raise visibility of Palo Alto facility

The Palo Alto Airport Association will hold its free, public Airport Day, featuring tours, appearances by special aircraft,...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2011
Last comment by musical, on Sep 29, 2014 at 2:19 pm | 6 comments | 1505 Views

SPORTS

17 Director's Cups in a row and counting for Stanford athletics

It's official: Stanford has won its 17th consecutive Learfield Sports Directors' Cup. The final standings were released Thursday....

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2011
Last comment by dipple, on Jul 1, 2011 at 2:00 pm | 1 comment | 1505 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Peas, piece, peace Prize

President Obama's award for the Peas, Piece, Peace Prize has reduced the nobility of every past winner to a joke. He should...

Original post made by Willis on Oct. 9, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Oct 12, 2009 at 2:21 pm | 7 comments | 1505 Views

AROUND TOWN

Criticism greets new high-speed rail CEO

Jeff Morales, the newly hired CEO of the California High-Speed Rail Authority, has been hailed as "exactly the right person...

Original post made on May. 31, 2012
Last comment by Steve Ly, on Jun 4, 2012 at 12:29 pm | 14 comments | 1505 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Anonymous postings--good or bad?

These pages have just witnessed an extended discussion of the anonymous poster, finally cut off by the editor. Should there...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Mar. 1, 2011
Last comment by Perspective, on Mar 3, 2011 at 8:58 am | 23 comments | 1504 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New day care center to open near Baylands

Seeking to accommodate a ballooning student population, Palo Alto officials swiftly and enthusiastically approved on Monday...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2012
Last comment by a parent of Mustard Seed, on Jan 16, 2013 at 8:26 pm | 10 comments | 1504 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

do-rag robber pleads guilty

I'm surprised that Palo Alto Online has apparently not reported on this story. Jeffrey Smith has plead guilty to a string...

Original post made by Lynne on Jan. 30, 2010
Last comment by Lynne, on Feb 2, 2010 at 1:13 pm | 3 comments | 1504 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bicyclist injured in morning crash in Palo Alto

A man riding his bicycle was struck by a vehicle at about 8:56 a.m. this morning and sustained injuries, a Palo Alto Fire...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2010
Last comment by neighbor, on Nov 18, 2010 at 8:38 am | 15 comments | 1504 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Witnesses recall Zumot's arson threats

Palo Alto real-estate agent Jennifer Schipsi told several people that her boyfriend, Bulos Zumot, threatened to kill her...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2011
Last comment by joebiden, on Feb 1, 2011 at 8:24 am | 4 comments | 1504 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Jerry Brown Education Policy - Serious Disaster

While thousands of motivated California high school students are turned away from the University of California System, one...

Original post made by JD on Oct. 24, 2010
Last comment by JD, on Oct 25, 2010 at 10:18 pm | 5 comments | 1504 Views

AROUND TOWN

City View

Board of Education (Sept. 8) Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=11586 posted...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2009
Last comment by bru, on Sep 15, 2009 at 1:57 pm | 2 comments | 1504 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fire chief: 'It was a miracle' no residents were killed

The Cessna twin-engine plane had just taken off from the Palo Alto Airport when it clipped a regional PG&E powerline, veered...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2010
Last comment by petercarp, on Feb 20, 2010 at 6:22 am | 12 comments | 1504 Views

AROUND TOWN

Festivities on the Fourth

With the approach of the Fourth of July comes an opportunity to reflect: on what liberty means, on what a nation is, the...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2011
Last comment by Abby, on Jul 1, 2011 at 10:55 am | 1 comment | 1504 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The Looming Water Disaster in California

Itís all about the Peripheral Canal, a massive, multi-billion dollar aqueduct that would bypass the Delta region altogether...

Original post made by Resident on Mar. 31, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 2, 2010 at 9:46 am | 1 comment | 1503 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

panhandlers

I am so tired of the panhandlers in front of Whole Foods! Why don't they do something about it? There is one very large...

Original post made by dana on Nov. 24, 2010
Last comment by mmmmMom, on Nov 30, 2010 at 11:02 am | 17 comments | 1503 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

What is it with the tracks? Another fatality

5:30 pedestrian dead. Bullet train @ San Antonio, where the bullet flies thru @ 80mph. So sad.Our Paly/MV area seems like...

Original post made by David on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 25, 2010 at 6:29 pm | 2 comments | 1503 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fatal bus accident similar to 2007 crosswalk incident

Today's fatal bus/pedestrian crash is similar to a bus/pedestrian accident in late October 2007, when an 86-year-old man...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2010
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Jan 2, 2011 at 5:24 pm | 4 comments | 1503 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Startup Equity: Do You Know What You Need To Know?

Palo Alto is perhaps home to more startups per capita than any other city in the world. Hardware, software, SaaS, biotech,...

Original post made by Chris Zaharias on Oct. 14, 2011
Last comment by sean, on Oct 10, 2012 at 1:27 am | 3 comments | 1503 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The antitrust advocate

Gary Reback has the subtle restlessness of a man facing a deadline. Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=12380...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2010
Last comment by Mark Borofka, on Mar 1, 2010 at 3:15 pm | 4 comments | 1503 Views
<< < 816.5 817.5 818.5 819.5 820.5 > >>
Page 818.5 of 1051

I Told My Mom She's Dying
By Chandrama Anderson | 13 comments | 2,640 views

Grab a Bowl of Heaven soon in Mountain View
By Elena Kadvany | 0 comments | 2,060 views

Quick Check List for UC Applications
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 0 comments | 1,413 views

Campaign Endorsements: Behind the Curtain
By Douglas Moran | 4 comments | 843 views

Mothers, daughters, books, and boxes
By Sally Torbey | 2 comments | 378 views