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

Editorial: In city that loves to plan, Palo Alto's creates cynicism

Palo Alto's official and legally mandated Comprehensive Plan bills itself as "the primary tool for guiding future development...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2013
Last comment by Margaret Fruth, on Jul 20, 2013 at 4:15 pm | 12 comments | 1249 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Toyota Prius driving down the Caltrain tracks last night

The Mercury-News said someone tried to drive a Toyota Prius down the Caltrain train tracks near Meadow Drive last night....

Original post made by pious on Nov. 2, 2011
Last comment by Davey-o, on Nov 3, 2011 at 11:09 am | 6 comments | 1249 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Three men arrested after interrupted burglary in Palo Alto

Three men have been arrested by the Palo Alto Police Department after a recent interrupted residential burglary, and the...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2012
Last comment by bru, on Nov 7, 2012 at 12:07 am | 15 comments | 1249 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woodside: Good Samaritan killed on I-280 identified

A man who was killed on Interstate 280 in Woodside on Sunday morning (July 21) had likely stopped to help victims...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2013
Last comment by Silicon Vaaaalleey, on Jul 25, 2013 at 11:31 am | 6 comments | 1249 Views

SPORTS

Stanford men begin defense of their NCAA volleyball title

Brad Lawson was a first team All-American last year an Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Player of the Year, two-time All-American...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2011
Last comment by Theresa, on Jan 7, 2011 at 11:40 am | 1 comment | 1249 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Holiday Fund application deadline is today

Today (Jan. 7) is the deadline for organizations to submit grant applications for the Palo Alto Weekly's annual Holiday Fund....

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2011
Last comment by C. Davis, on Jan 7, 2011 at 1:58 pm | 1 comment | 1248 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Tour bus catches fire, ties up San Antonio Road

A large tour bus filled with Japanese tourists caught fire late Wednesday afternoon, blocking westbound lanes of San Antonio...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2011
Last comment by bill, on Jan 13, 2011 at 3:10 pm | 8 comments | 1248 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Leap from parking structure ends police chase

A man running from Mountain View police ended the pursuit when he hurt himself by jumping from the top of a multiple-story...

Original post made on May. 17, 2011
Last comment by anon, on May 17, 2011 at 3:55 pm | 5 comments | 1248 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's Skov declared out for the season

In a major blow to No. 5 Stanford's bid for a Pac-12 football title and national championship, the school announced that...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2011
Last comment by Robert, on Sep 20, 2011 at 10:55 am | 1 comment | 1248 Views

SPORTS

Boyd, Bosco named New York-Penn League all-stars

==B Appel nabs first pro win == Palo Alto High grad B.J. Boyd and Menlo College product Jimmy Bosco were each named to...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2013
Last comment by Paly Parentx3, on Aug 7, 2013 at 11:01 am | 1 comment | 1248 Views

AROUND TOWN

Is bankruptcy looming for Borders?

Retail bookseller Borders Group, Inc., has announced that it plans to undergo a major restructuring that will close many...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2011
Last comment by Enough!, on Feb 14, 2011 at 2:28 pm | 15 comments | 1248 Views

AROUND TOWN

Where is Walter E. Wallis?

Walter E. Wallis. Long time poster from a view point atypical of Palo Alto. Does anyone know what happened to him? ...

Original post made by Outside Observer on Dec. 19, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Dec 23, 2012 at 12:45 am | 9 comments | 1248 Views

MOVIES

Stanford film makers awarded by Academy

A pair of Stanford alumni have claimed the top two prizes in the documentary category at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Jun 11, 2014 at 1:50 pm | 1 comment | 1248 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Chancellor Kanter goes to Washington

From a hushed corner office overlooking the Capitol dome and the Washington Mall, former Midpeninsula resident Martha Kanter...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2011
Last comment by Janis Allen, on Apr 5, 2011 at 4:52 pm | 1 comment | 1247 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board enthusiastic about property deal

Board of Education members Tuesday night expressed enthusiasm for a tentative $8.5 million deal to purchase 2.6 acres on...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2011
Last comment by Another great deal, on Sep 28, 2011 at 4:29 pm | 5 comments | 1247 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Eshoo gets feds to cork loud TV ads

It seems that Democrats and Republicans in Washington D.C. can agree on at least one thing these days: advertisers need to...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Dec 7, 2010 at 9:22 am | 10 comments | 1246 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Insider trading: Hedge fund manager arrested

The manager of a Menlo Park-based hedge fund was charged with alleged insider trading Friday, the Securities and Exchange...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 11, 2012 at 5:11 pm | 11 comments | 1246 Views

SPORTS

Bears lose chance to gain control of Bay soccer race

The Menlo-Atherton boys' soccer team lost a golden opportunity to control its own destiny in the PAL Bay Division race, losing...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2011
Last comment by Damian Cohen, on Feb 10, 2011 at 12:16 pm | 1 comment | 1246 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

"Multiculturalism has failed" says British Prime Minister

The British Prime Minister has angered many with this comment, but others are saying it is about time. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-12371994 This...

Original post made by BBC Watcher on Feb. 5, 2011
Last comment by I am with you, BBC watcher, on Feb 11, 2011 at 6:04 am | 5 comments | 1246 Views

AROUND TOWN

Costa Rica president brings lessons to Stanford, Silicon Valley

On her swing through Silicon Valley Tuesday, Laura Chinchilla Miranda, the Republic of Costa Rica's first female president,...

Original post made on May. 19, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on May 19, 2011 at 10:38 am | 1 comment | 1246 Views
<< < 825.25 826.25 827.25 828.25 829.25 > >>
Page 827.25 of 1011

Services, Dining and Shopping Downtown in Palo Alto
By Steve Levy | 16 comments | 2,233 views

Handmade truffle shop now open in downtown Palo Alto
By Elena Kadvany | 3 comments | 1,967 views

It's the End of the World as We Know It: "Snowpiercer"
By Anita Felicelli | 1 comment | 1,490 views

Why is doing nothing so difficult?
By Sally Torbey | 7 comments | 967 views

Call it a novel: Dirty Love by Andre Dubus III
By Nick Taylor | 0 comments | 143 views