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

SPORTS

Miracle goal helps M-A boys win first CCS title in 12 years

Julian Montoya was in the right place at the right time and made the right decision in scoring his game-winning goal Saturday...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2019
Last comment by Jeff Blohm, on Nov 18, 2019 at 10:31 pm | 2 comments | 1226 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto utility worker who died on duty identified

The City of Palo Alto Utilities lineperson who died Saturday from injuries that he suffered while upgrading a transformer...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2019
Last comment by Nina, on Nov 18, 2019 at 9:30 pm | 5 comments | 8101 Views

AROUND TOWN

Webcast: Debate over Foothills Park

Ryan McCauley, a member of Palo Alto's Parks and Recreation Commission, talks with Weekly staff about the commission's new...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2019
Last comment by So we have history covered, on Nov 18, 2019 at 4:15 pm | 14 comments | 1759 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Caltrain hits empty car near Churchill Avenue

A southbound Caltrain struck a car on the tracks near Churchill Avenue in Palo Alto this evening, the agency said on Twitter....

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Nov 18, 2019 at 10:30 am | 34 comments | 5624 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Chestnuts — a rare find in the Bay Area — grows in the hills above Palo Alto

About 2,500 feet above Palo Alto in the Santa Cruz Mountains, there's a 20-acre farm that nurtures a rare crop for this area:...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2019
Last comment by Jocelyn Dong, on Nov 18, 2019 at 8:49 am | 9 comments | 5426 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto returns home with a CCS football playoff victory

Palo Alto went on the road Friday to Salinas and came back home with a big upset win, 27-20 over No. 3 seed Palma at Rabobank...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2019
Last comment by Frank Owen, on Nov 18, 2019 at 6:46 am | 2 comments | 2610 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Committee backs 'safe parking' program for vehicle dwellers

Facing a growing population of vehicle dwellers, a committee of Palo Alto council members signaled support Tuesday for a...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Nov 17, 2019 at 9:17 pm | 33 comments | 3465 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents split over Churchill closure at rail meeting

As Palo Alto kicked off on Thursday a fresh phase of outreach in its ambitious plan to redesign rail crossings, city staff...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2019
Last comment by Family Friendly, on Nov 17, 2019 at 3:02 pm | 120 comments | 7298 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: Capital plans; the power of literacy

In the latest Around Town column, find how what issues Palo Alto City Council members want the city's legislative advocate...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2019
There are no comments yet. 1544 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto to ban natural gas in new buildings

Palo Alto took its most dramatic action of the year on reducing greenhouse-gas emissions Monday night, when the City Council...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2019
Last comment by StupidSolution, on Nov 17, 2019 at 10:57 am | 102 comments | 9678 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Utilities employee dies after workplace accident Saturday

A City of Palo Alto Utilities Department employee died Saturday from injuries that he suffered while upgrading an electrical...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2019
Last comment by wmconlon, on Nov 17, 2019 at 10:32 am | 5 comments | 5394 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Off Deadline: Stanford's expansion/land-use wars taking a cease-fire timeout?

The surprise pullback on Nov. 1 of plans for major growth by Stanford University is almost certainly temporary, according...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2019
Last comment by lili li, on Nov 17, 2019 at 7:01 am | 4 comments | 2312 Views

AROUND TOWN

Three-car collision leaves nine children with minor injuries

Nine children were injured in a rollover collision involving three cars at a major intersection in south Palo Alto during...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2019
Last comment by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows, on Nov 16, 2019 at 9:03 am | 48 comments | 9841 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Dozens arrested in large sweep for illegal guns, drugs

Federal and state agents cracked down on illegal guns and drugs in northern California this week, arresting and charging...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2019
Last comment by john wall, on Nov 16, 2019 at 1:43 am | 3 comments | 8178 Views

SPORTS

Stanford women jump all over the Golden Eagles in hoops action

A broken nose prevented Pinewood alum Hannah Jump from playing in Stanford's nonconference women's basketball contest on...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2019
Last comment by Samuel L., on Nov 15, 2019 at 4:45 pm | 1 comment | 684 Views

AROUND TOWN

Student thefts prompt CVS to start five-at-time policy

The CVS at Town & Country Village in Palo Alto is limiting the number of students who can enter the store during the Palo...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Nov 15, 2019 at 11:16 am | 109 comments | 22750 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New Stanford Hospital will finally add missing piece to its $2 billion facility: patients

After spending $2 billion and 10 years in planning and construction a new hospital, Stanford Health Care is just days away...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2019
Last comment by Anon, on Nov 15, 2019 at 9:35 am | 2 comments | 3539 Views

SPORTS

M-A water polo earns a trip to CCS Division I title game

Menlo-Atherton beat Woodside 8-4 in Wednesday's Central Coast Section Division I boys water polo semifinal match to advance...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2019
Last comment by Yes, on Nov 15, 2019 at 9:17 am | 3 comments | 1220 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto Weekly's annual charitable-giving drive kicks off

This week, the Holiday Fund is launching its 2019 campaign with a goal of raising $400,000. The Ravenswood Education Foundation...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2019
There are no comments yet. 1437 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Concert: Matt the Electrician with Sylvie Simmons

Singer-songwriters Matt the Electrician and Sylvie Simmons will perform at Cubberley Community Center on Saturday, Nov. 16. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2019
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Nov 14, 2019 at 2:38 pm | 2 comments | 209 Views
<< < 1 2 3 4 5 > >>
Page 2 of 1504

Stay informed

Get daily headlines sent straight to your inbox.

Chick-fil-A quietly starts delivering out of DoorDash kitchen in Redwood City
By Elena Kadvany | 60 comments | 9,454 views

Palo Altans and their Virtue Signaling
By Sherry Listgarten | 24 comments | 2,705 views

Differentiating Grief from Clinical Depression
By Chandrama Anderson | 2 comments | 2,439 views

Halloween with grandma
By Cheryl Bac | 1 comment | 689 views

A Voter Warning from a Wise Friend
By Diana Diamond | 14 comments | 667 views