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

Palo Alto eyes 2014 for infrastructure repairs

Palo Alto's quest toward a 2014 ballot measure officially kicked off Monday night when the City Council approved a process...

Original post made on May. 22, 2012
Last comment by Marrol, on May 25, 2012 at 9:48 pm | 15 comments | 1345 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

People of the year

<B>Ken Alsman Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=18219 posted Friday, December...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2012
Last comment by Too late, on Dec 28, 2012 at 5:00 pm | 1 comment | 1345 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man pleads not guilty to smashing church windows

A San Jose man who allegedly smashed windows at three East Palo Alto churches because he wanted to use the bathroom has pleaded...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2014
Last comment by Bru, on Jan 30, 2014 at 12:01 am | 2 comments | 1345 Views

SPORTS

Menlo wins fourth straight NorCal tennis title

Despite missing a trio of players, including No. 1 singles player Andrew Ball, the Menlo School boys' tennis team captured...

Original post made on May. 21, 2012
Last comment by GWP, on May 22, 2012 at 2:58 pm | 2 comments | 1345 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Tax

Well, corporate income taxes in this country are one-third lower than they were in 2000—even though corporate profits are...

Original post made by Ted Rudow IIII, MA on Mar. 4, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 10, 2011 at 6:59 pm | 22 comments | 1345 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Fruits of their labor

A few years ago, when rebuilding her inherited Palo Alto home from the ground up, Kerry van den Haak decided that a vegetable...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2014
Last comment by Hahaha, on Jul 18, 2014 at 5:31 pm | 4 comments | 1345 Views

AROUND TOWN

SFO Shuttle Bus at Caltrain Station

Last few days I have seen a bus in the Palo Alto station parking lot marked 'SFO Shuttle Bus.' I can't find anything on...

Original post made by Lauren T on Jun. 7, 2011
Last comment by anonymous, on Jun 12, 2011 at 8:59 am | 5 comments | 1345 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bill Barranco: Whose News?

I was attending the press conference at the Frankfurt Auto Show in Germany. Suddenly the large projector screens at all the...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1345 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 | 1345 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Los Angeles might require rainwater capture

Los Angeles might require rainwater capture The proposed law would apply to new home-building, larger developments and...

Original post made by Resident on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by Odd markets, on Feb 5, 2010 at 5:46 am | 2 comments | 1344 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

summer ideas for teens

Any ideas for summer activities for a kid too old for camp, too young to work? (14) Particularly interested in leads for...

Original post made by amom on Feb. 13, 2011
Last comment by Megan, on Feb 16, 2011 at 7:22 pm | 4 comments | 1344 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Zumot concludes testimony in his own murder trial

When Bulos Zumot arrived at the scene of his burning cottage on Oct. 15, 2009, he began making calls to friends, co-workers...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2011
Last comment by Domanica, on Feb 8, 2011 at 8:07 am | 9 comments | 1344 Views

SPORTS

M-A seniors make the most of final shot with a CCS title

Emily Dorst and MJ O'Neill were wide-eyed freshmen in 2007 when the Menlo-Atherton girls' water polo team captured its first-ever...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2010
Last comment by Phillis, on Nov 22, 2010 at 11:12 am | 1 comment | 1344 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Google announces a new way to communicate

This should keep Palo Altans who are bitter about losing out to Kansas City happy! Google announces a new way to communicate...

Original post made by Googler on Apr. 1, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 2, 2011 at 5:04 am | 1 comment | 1344 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Facebook files for $5 billion IPO

Facebook Inc. of Menlo Park filed for an initial public offering of $5 billion Wednesday, according to the SEC. Read the...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2012
Last comment by susie, on Feb 2, 2012 at 4:58 pm | 21 comments | 1344 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tree on powerlines blacks out 2,500 homes today

About 2,500 Palo Alto residents lost power at 7:37 a.m. today (Sunday, Dec. 19) when a storm-weakened tree fell onto a primary...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2010
Last comment by Michele, on Dec 20, 2010 at 1:51 pm | 6 comments | 1344 Views

AROUND TOWN

Whatever happened to the nice bench at the corner of Bryant and Churchill?

It was such a nice bench, and in a very shaded corner of our town. I used to love to sit there and read a chapter of my...

Original post made by Susan on Jul. 21, 2011
Last comment by Susan, on May 11, 2012 at 8:32 pm | 16 comments | 1344 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gunn's Robinson makes U.S. U-17 team for World Cup soccer qualifying tournament

When the SCVAL De Anza Division track and field championships are held May 3 at Los Altos High, Gunn sophomore Sarah Robinson...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2012
Last comment by david, on Apr 17, 2012 at 3:20 pm | 2 comments | 1344 Views

AROUND TOWN

NASA: General Services Administration should decide fate of Hangar One

Derailing restoration plans for Hangar One and causing anxiety over Moffett Field's future, the head of NASA wants to assign...

Original post made on May. 10, 2012
Last comment by Blowing-In-The-Wind, on May 14, 2012 at 12:01 pm | 13 comments | 1344 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Burglar robs Midtown Safeway on Thanksgiving

A burglar made off with an undisclosed amount of cash from Safeway in Midtown Palo Alto by hiding in the store and opening...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2010
Last comment by Jimmy Olsen, on Dec 3, 2010 at 10:56 pm | 6 comments | 1343 Views
<< < 847.75 848.75 849.75 850.75 851.75 > >>
Page 849.75 of 1039

Local picks on 2015 Michelin Bib Gourmand list
By Elena Kadvany | 2 comments | 2,882 views

WUE makes out-of-state tuition more affordable
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 2 comments | 2,761 views

Ode to Brussels Sprout
By Laura Stec | 14 comments | 2,343 views

Go Giants! Next Stop: World Series!
By Chandrama Anderson | 1 comment | 1,785 views

A Surprise!
By Cheryl Bac | 0 comments | 846 views