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

Many ideas, little consensus on housing crisis

Everyone seems to agree that the housing situation in the Bay Area has reached a crisis -- but what to do about it remains...

Original post made on May. 24, 2017
Last comment by NewInfo, on Jun 1, 2017 at 7:12 am | 12 comments | 3443 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: A moment of truth

The Palo Alto Unified School District board of trustees faces a critical leadership test over multiple sexual assault revelations. Read...

Original post made on May. 26, 2017
Last comment by common sense, on Jun 1, 2017 at 12:05 am | 24 comments | 11517 Views

SPORTS

2017 All-League Boys Lacrosse teams

==B Peninsula Athletic League Bay Division == ==B Co-MVPS: ==Cooper Waymire, Menlo-Atherton and David Peterson, Sacred Heart...

Original post made on May. 31, 2017
Last comment by james, on May 31, 2017 at 10:11 pm | 2 comments | 3527 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district seeks members for renaming committee

Calling all Palo Alto Unified students, staff, parents and alumni interested in the renaming of Jordan and Terman middle...

Original post made on May. 30, 2017
Last comment by DennisAlan, on May 31, 2017 at 4:18 pm | 24 comments | 4550 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teen to receive Hornaday Award for environmental work

Wes Stocken, a seventh-grader at JLS Middle School and a Star Scout in Palo Alto's Boy Scout Troop 57, will receive the William...

Original post made on May. 28, 2017
Last comment by Colleen, on May 31, 2017 at 11:39 am | 8 comments | 6541 Views

AROUND TOWN

Environmental nonprofit's director to resign

Environmental Volunteers Executive Director Allan Berkowitz will leave his position effective June 30 after 17 years. Read...

Original post made on May. 31, 2017
Last comment by Grateful neighbor, on May 31, 2017 at 9:50 am | 1 comment | 5803 Views

SPORTS

Menlo College continues search for baseball coach

Menlo College continues its search for a baseball coach to replace Jake McKinley, who stepped down last week to accept the...

Original post made on May. 31, 2017
Last comment by Randy Clunge, on May 31, 2017 at 8:18 am | 1 comment | 2886 Views

SPORTS

Surpassing expectations lead to pleasant surprises at CCS meet

Menlo School's Robert Miranda and Palo Alto's Michel-Ange Siaba each won a Central Coast Section title Friday night during...

Original post made on May. 31, 2017
Last comment by Paly parent, on May 31, 2017 at 7:54 am | 1 comment | 4103 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

More carpool and express lanes on U.S. Highway 101?

How to manage congestion on U.S. Highway 101 in San Mateo County and northern Santa Clara County is the focus of two public...

Original post made on May. 27, 2017
Last comment by Hmm, on May 31, 2017 at 7:13 am | 10 comments | 5555 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: College Terrace Market to open, flower shop could close

In this week's Shop Talk column, read about the upcoming opening of the College Terrace Market, the potential closure of...

Original post made on May. 30, 2017
Last comment by Where have all the flowers gone?, on May 30, 2017 at 10:56 pm | 3 comments | 8222 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto man arrested after police pursuit

A 37-year-old Palo Alto resident wanted for a probation violation was arrested after a pursuit to his home that involved...

Original post made on May. 30, 2017
Last comment by resident, on May 30, 2017 at 8:02 pm | 1 comment | 3947 Views

SPORTS

Stanford at home to start the baseball road to Omaha

The yellow brick road to Omaha starts at Sunken Diamond this season. Stanford is the No. 8 national seed at the NCAA Baseball...

Original post made on May. 30, 2017
Last comment by EllenU85, on May 30, 2017 at 6:04 pm | 1 comment | 2978 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Want to understand Silicon Valley?

We arrived in Palo Alto from Hamburg, Germany, on Aug. 6, 2015, with a 5-year-old daughter who was proud to master writing...

Original post made on May. 27, 2016
Last comment by just curious, on May 30, 2017 at 4:37 pm | 58 comments | 51015 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police seeking man for lewd act on Bol Park trail

Palo Alto police are asking the public to help identify a man who was seen allegedly masturbating on Thursday on the Bol...

Original post made on May. 26, 2017
Last comment by parent, on May 30, 2017 at 1:01 pm | 5 comments | 6951 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Trustees to discuss Title IX, sex ed curriculum

The Palo Alto school board will convene for a special meeting on Wednesday morning to discuss several hot-button topics,...

Original post made on May. 30, 2017
Last comment by Culture of Impunity, on May 30, 2017 at 10:38 am | 3 comments | 4029 Views

AROUND TOWN

Government closures, services on Memorial Day

We've compiled a list of local and regional agencies that will be closed, opened or running limited services on Memorial...

Original post made on May. 30, 2017
Last comment by Sea Reddy, on May 30, 2017 at 5:04 am | 2 comments | 3360 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

After re-election, Palo Alto Vice Mayor Kniss reaps developers' cash

Ten days after Liz Kniss cruised to an Election Day victory, picking up more votes than any other candidate, contributions...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2017
Last comment by conflicts II, on May 29, 2017 at 2:04 pm | 67 comments | 13981 Views

AROUND TOWN

Memorial Day - Not just a holiday

Watch this before you begin your fun and games and remember why you have the freedom to do as you wish: https://www.youtube.com/embed/eEs4ke7cdNQ?feature=player_detailpage%25...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on May. 28, 2017
Last comment by Nayeli, on May 29, 2017 at 11:13 am | 3 comments | 1232 Views

AROUND TOWN

New local organization capitalizes on recycled water

When the time comes for lawn watering, why use water fresh from the tap when the option of recycled water is available? For...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on May 29, 2017 at 10:48 am | 10 comments | 10177 Views

RESTAURANTS

From Naples with love

According to Costas Eleftheriadis, owner of Napoletana Pizzeria in Mountain View, all the recipes he uses are from his grandmother...

Original post made on May. 19, 2017
Last comment by ChrisC, on May 28, 2017 at 10:58 pm | 3 comments | 5667 Views
<< < 369 370 371 372 373 > >>
Page 371 of 1677

Stay informed.

Get the day's top headlines from Palo Alto Online sent to your inbox in the Express newsletter.

James Beard Award winning chef Traci Des Jardins' restaurant el Alto abruptly closes its doors in Los Altos months after highly anticipated opening
By The Peninsula Foodist | 3 comments | 7,777 views

Palo Alto's bold proposal to jumpstart home electrification
By Sherry Listgarten | 15 comments | 4,086 views

San Bruno Wins Food Trend Craze with First Plant-Based Gas Mart
By Laura Stec | 2 comments | 2,337 views

The Benefits of Adding Market-Rate Housing in Palo Alto
By Steve Levy | 13 comments | 1,801 views

How Much Time do You Spend Outdoors?
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,653 views