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


Pension reform to go on ballot in Menlo Park

A Menlo Park initiative effort to reduce city-employee pension costs will go on the November ballot, the City Council agreed...

Original post made on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by scott gibb, on May 28, 2010 at 9:48 am | 1 comment | 2307 Views


Assessed property values drop in county

The Santa Clara County Assessor's Office has released some bad news, giving cities and school districts an early heads up...

Original post made on May. 30, 2010
Last comment by yes, on May 30, 2010 at 11:25 am | 1 comment | 2266 Views


Major new buildings at Paly, JLS get thumbs up

School board members Tuesday night applauded plans for a new, 600-seat theater at Palo Alto High School, saying their earlier...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2010
Last comment by theatre fan, on Jun 3, 2010 at 2:31 pm | 7 comments | 2494 Views


Palo Alto VA director recognized by president

Lisa Freeman, director of the VA Palo Alto Health Care System, has received a top presidential award for her work. Freeman...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jun 5, 2010 at 4:42 am | 4 comments | 2857 Views


Meeting June 16 on Foothill 'Palo Alto Campus'

The future of a proposed new "Palo Alto Campus" for Foothill-De Anza Community College District will be discussed at a three-way...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2010
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jun 7, 2010 at 3:48 pm | 3 comments | 1531 Views


Cal Fire bracing for summer wildfire season

Local firefighters are preparing for the increased risk of wildfires this summer and are asking residents to do the same. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2010
Last comment by me, on Jun 8, 2010 at 11:54 am | 2 comments | 2046 Views


A closer look

On a Friday afternoon, the Palo Alto Art Center's galleries are lively with kids gazing at the art with big eyes. With the...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2010
Last comment by Cheryl Smith, on Jun 9, 2010 at 1:20 pm | 1 comment | 2778 Views


Measure H, East Palo Alto rent ordinance, passes

East Palo Alto's rent stabilization and eviction ordinance, Measure H, was approved in Tuesday's election by a wide margin,...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2010
Last comment by musical, on Mar 20, 2014 at 12:56 am | 8 comments | 3604 Views


Final days for downtown Palo Alto gas station

Downtown Palo Alto will lose its only gas station when the locally run business shuts down at the end of June. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2010
Last comment by Andrew L. Freedman, on Apr 16, 2012 at 10:10 am | 23 comments | 3859 Views


Damaged Trojans receive two-year bowl ban

The NCAA leveled USC with stinging penalties Thursday, issuing a two-year bowl ban and declaring Heisman Trophy winner Reggie...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2010
Last comment by 45 year-old adolescent, on Jun 10, 2010 at 5:26 pm | 1 comment | 2143 Views


Marianne Crowder, longtime dancer and teacher, dies at 104

Marianne Elser Crowder, who shared the joy and discipline of dance with generations of young women and who showed older women...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2010
Last comment by Megan Davis, on Nov 16, 2011 at 11:55 am | 6 comments | 4443 Views


Congratulations, Class of 2010!

In ceremonies that were both joyous and reflective, Palo Alto's three largest high schools bid farewell to the Class of 2010....

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2010
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Jun 14, 2010 at 4:20 pm | 6 comments | 4762 Views


Hundreds pay tribute to David Lewis Thursday

He was the boy on someone's baseball team; the drug addict nicknamed "Funky Rat" who did years in prison; and ultimately...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2010
Last comment by al, on Jun 13, 2010 at 7:37 pm | 7 comments | 3245 Views


Nicole Hemenway

Nicole Hemenway says she will miss the "snug and cozy" feel of Palo Alto, her hometown. Read the full story here

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2010
Last comment by An old friend, on Jun 22, 2010 at 8:58 pm | 4 comments | 3519 Views


Review: 'Shrek Forever After'

The "Shrek" franchise never should have been one. The first film was a satisfying one-off, but the sequels have tied themselves...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2010
Last comment by Vince, on Jun 12, 2010 at 5:26 pm | 1 comment | 2372 Views


Judge orders Mountain View pot club to close

A judge has granted Mountain View's request for a temporary injunction to close Buddy's Cannabis Patient Collective on Bayshore...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2010
Last comment by buddy, on Jun 15, 2010 at 5:00 pm | 1 comment | 2170 Views


Tesla Motors seeks $178M through IPO

Tesla Motors hopes to raise up to $178 million through its highly anticipated initial public offering of stock, the Palo...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2010
Last comment by Sharon, on Jun 16, 2010 at 11:34 am | 5 comments | 2468 Views


Turning a neighborhood into a playground

A lot can be said about Iris Way, a Palo Alto neighborhood located off of Embarcadero Road. It has everything a suburban...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2010
Last comment by Camp Iris Way Counselor, on Jun 10, 2011 at 1:46 pm | 30 comments | 5992 Views


Memorial service for David Lewis set for Sunday

A memorial service for slain East Palo Alto community leader David Lewis is scheduled for Sunday at 2 p.m. at Costano Elementary...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2010
Last comment by Leslie Rich, on Jun 18, 2010 at 9:05 am | 3 comments | 2571 Views


School district expresses fears on Cubberley

Palo Alto school board members Wednesday expressed deep-seated fears about selling any portion of the dilapidated Cubberley...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2010
Last comment by Observer, on Jun 24, 2010 at 3:58 pm | 48 comments | 4871 Views
<< < 820.25 821.25 822.25 823.25 824.25 > >>
Page 822.25 of 1325

Chocolate + Tahini Ice Box Pie
By Laura Stec | 0 comments | 1,357 views

Opening alert: Kyosho Sushi in Menlo Park
By Elena Kadvany | 0 comments | 1,022 views

Love is a Verb
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 961 views

Oh, My Aching Knees
By Max Greenberg | 15 comments | 756 views


Save $5 when you register by Monday, July 24

Registration is now open for the 33rd annual Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight Run and Walk. This family-friendly event which benefits local nonprofits serving kids and families will take place on Friday, Oct. 6 at the Palo Alto Baylands.

Register Here