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Future Palo Alto housing: taller, smaller

In a radical departure from recent trends, Palo Alto officials endorsed a new vision for housing on Monday, July 9, that...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2012
Last comment by neighbor, on Sep 11, 2012 at 7:27 pm | 2 comments | 2216 Views


Admitted officer-killer testifies

Sometimes barely audible, soft-spoken 26-year-old Alberto Alvarez Thursday morning described how he often sold drugs in East...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2009
Last comment by Lee, on Nov 14, 2009 at 11:55 am | 11 comments | 2216 Views


The Need for Speed

Regarding the picture of the stunt biker at Greer Park-- Shouldn't this guy be wearing a helmet? I don't want my tax...

Original post made by WilliamR on May. 19, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on May 20, 2010 at 9:17 am | 1 comment | 2216 Views


Written in the stars

Authors Emer Martin and Suzana Tulac and illustrator Magdalena Zuljevic offer a fresh look at astronomy in a new children's...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2015
Last comment by Mary Nichols, on Jan 12, 2015 at 9:02 pm | 1 comment | 2216 Views


Where is Mike from College Terrace?

One of the long time, very active posters on Town Square was "Mike from College Terrace". I haven't seen a post from him...

Original post made by Outside Observer on Dec. 25, 2008
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 27, 2008 at 11:48 pm | 8 comments | 2215 Views


Federal funds unlikely for Palo Alto fiber project

Palo Alto's long and tangled trek toward a citywide, high-speed broadband network is unlikely to attract federal aid in the...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by Jee, on Jul 23, 2009 at 9:37 am | 18 comments | 2215 Views


Some musings on the state domestic economy

I am not a professional economist, but I do watch events and trends. I see that public worker unions, which have a monopoly...

Original post made by Gary on Nov. 4, 2010
Last comment by Gary, on Nov 16, 2010 at 2:02 pm | 24 comments | 2215 Views


The defense never rested for Stanford

Landry Fields and the Stanford men's basketball team survived a game that was better suited for the four-corner offense and...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by Gordon G. Dewlap, on Jan 22, 2010 at 12:57 am | 1 comment | 2215 Views


Palo Alto (13-0) will face Centennial (14-0) for Division I state bowl championship on Friday

It will be a battle between the unbeatens when Palo Alto (13-0) takes on Centennial of Corona (14-0) in Division I of the...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2010
Last comment by Kevin, on Dec 17, 2010 at 10:44 pm | 12 comments | 2215 Views


Five local hoop teams advance in NorCal playoffs

This time of the year usually means only one thing, that most of the winter athletes are already busy with their spring sports....

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2012
Last comment by hoops star, on Mar 13, 2012 at 3:35 pm | 2 comments | 2215 Views


Stanford professor becomes first Jew to win 'Arab Nobel Prize'

Good news for a change! Stanford professor Ronald Levy, who heads the university's Oncology department, told Haaretz that...

Original post made by Sharon on Apr. 16, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2215 Views


Women with Infants Begging at Midtown Safeway Tonight

Before I get tons of hate responses, I am not a cold-hearted rich person who ignores his fellow man. Regularly (and usually...

Original post made by Midtown Guy on Aug. 1, 2012
Last comment by nobody, on Oct 16, 2012 at 11:43 am | 14 comments | 2215 Views


Diane Jennings retiring as library director

Diane Jennings -- who since 1986 has worked on Palo Alto library system challenges, served twice as interim director and...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Sep 24, 2010 at 6:18 pm | 3 comments | 2214 Views


East Palo Alto woman indicted by grand jury

A federal grand jury in San Francisco on Thursday indicted a woman who was arrested during multiple raids in the Bay Area...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2009
Last comment by Grizz, on Apr 26, 2009 at 4:06 pm | 5 comments | 2214 Views


Stanford produces prospects from summer ball

Stanford football recruiting class of 2011 has skills Stanford outfielder Kellen Kiilsgaard and pitchers Alex Pracher...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by sherry, on Sep 3, 2009 at 11:53 am | 1 comment | 2214 Views


Prep football teams still in the running for playoff berths

This we know for sure: The Sacred Heart Prep football team has qualified for the Central Coast Section playoffs for a second...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by JC, on Nov 7, 2009 at 12:24 am | 3 comments | 2214 Views


Love and lattes: online networking comes to life?


Original post made on Oct. 3, 2008
Last comment by dt, on Oct 3, 2008 at 3:32 pm | 2 comments | 2214 Views


27th Annual Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight Run & Walk tonight

Grab your running shoes! With an early harvest moon this year, it's time to celebrate with the 27th annual Palo Alto Weekly...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2011
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Sep 9, 2011 at 5:42 pm | 1 comment | 2214 Views


Planned dog park in north Palo Alto hits a snag

Palo Alto's plan to give residents in the north part of the city their first dog park is now in limbo after officials learned...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2013
Last comment by Just as Well, on Apr 3, 2013 at 4:06 pm | 2 comments | 2213 Views


Simitian sponsors bill backed by charter schools

State Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, has introduced legislation -- favored by charter school interests –- that would...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2011
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Jun 7, 2011 at 5:40 pm | 16 comments | 2213 Views
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