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

Delivery trucks at Edgewood create ruckus for neighbors

The beeping of trucks as they back up at 4 a.m., the clanking of metal cargo ramps on pavement, delivery trucks parking in...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2017
Last comment by David, 11 minutes ago | 17 comments | 2583 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Enforcement to remove El Camino RVs largely ineffective

The scores of RVs and other vehicles in which people are living along El Camino Real haven't dwindled much since late June,...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2017
Last comment by resident, 25 minutes ago | 40 comments | 3888 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents reaffirm support for Caltrain trench

As Palo Alto moves ahead with its plan to reconstruct the rail corridor to separate trains from local roads, residents and...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, 58 minutes ago | 109 comments | 7760 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

In south Palo Alto, a battle is brewing

A proposal to build a 69-room hotel and eight townhomes has residents of the next-door Palo Alto Redwoods condominium complex...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2017
Last comment by saichai, 14 hours ago | 58 comments | 9217 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Condos and townhouses approved for Compadres site

A building once renowned for enchiladas and margaritas will soon be demolished to make way for townhouses and condominiums...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2017
Last comment by Jack G., on Sep 23, 2017 at 8:55 am | 21 comments | 6105 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Singing the praises of Noel, Menlo College track and field

Sophomore Elijah Noel punched his ticket to the NAIA National Championships with an A standard long jump leap of 23 feet,...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2017
There are no comments yet. 968 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Tanaka fined for campaign violations

Palo Alto City Councilman Greg Tanaka has agreed to pay $733 in fines after the California Fair Political Practices Commission...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2017
Last comment by Me3, on Sep 22, 2017 at 7:00 pm | 105 comments | 4878 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

For Miranda, it's all about making up for lost time

Robert Miranda, a senior at Menlo School, competed in his first cross country meet since he was a sophomore Saturday and...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2017
There are no comments yet. 880 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Five-story hotel eyed for Su Hong site

The latest hotel proposal on south El Camino Real in Palo Alto calls for a five-story hotel to take over a site currently...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2017
Last comment by Su Hong, on Sep 21, 2017 at 1:06 pm | 28 comments | 7900 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Two on school board call for supe's removal

After spending several hours discussing Superintendent Max McGee's performance in closed-session meetings this week, two...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2017
Last comment by History repeats itself, on Sep 20, 2017 at 10:57 am | 72 comments | 7975 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: It's time to set campaign contribution and spending caps

Palo Alto City Council candidates broke records for total contributions and expenditures. Large cash and nonmonetary contributions...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2017
Last comment by Guy_Fawkes, on Sep 17, 2017 at 2:42 pm | 11 comments | 2105 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

District Attorney, Palo Alto Weekly to host juvenile justice town hall

The Palo Alto Weekly is co-sponsoring a free discussion on how juvenile crimes are handled by the police and District Attorney...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2017
Last comment by @PAFreePress, on Sep 15, 2017 at 7:47 pm | 4 comments | 2136 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

School board fails to OK superintendent raises in public

For two years in a row, the Palo Alto school board made a “mistake,” board President Terry Godfrey said, when it approved...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2017
Last comment by Watched them, on Sep 15, 2017 at 5:19 pm | 31 comments | 5847 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New plan aims to broaden 'grade separation' debate

With much debate and sharp disagreements, the Palo Alto City Council approved a plan Tuesday for engaging the public in a...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2017
Last comment by Me 2, on Sep 14, 2017 at 9:58 pm | 86 comments | 4677 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents invited to rail workshop Saturday

Residents who want to take part in the city's largest infrastructure project in generations -- the redesign of the rail corridor...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2017
Last comment by Larry Cohn, on Sep 14, 2017 at 7:51 pm | 3 comments | 1537 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Power outage hits downtown Palo Alto

Utilities crews are expected to work into the night to fully restore power after close to 300 customers in and around downtown...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2017
Last comment by Louise68, on Sep 13, 2017 at 10:40 pm | 2 comments | 2637 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

FAA report looks to change noisy SFO-arrivals path

A new flight path that would reduce noise over Palo Alto and surrounding cities is being developed by the Federal Aviation...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2017
Last comment by Paly Grad, on Sep 13, 2017 at 9:30 pm | 49 comments | 7644 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Blown away

Several days a week, Stan and Kiyomi Hutchings relax on their brick-lined backyard patio in Old Palo Alto. They enjoy reading...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2015
Last comment by Nayeli, on Sep 13, 2017 at 2:40 pm | 84 comments | 14521 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Zuckerberg scales back plans for home renovation

One year after Palo Alto officials gave the thumbs down to Mark Zuckerberg's plan to rebuild his four homes in the Crescent...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 13, 2017 at 10:04 am | 17 comments | 7109 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: The shriveling office cap

Is the fact that there has been little new proposed commercial office development in Palo Alto over the last two years a...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2017
Last comment by Joe Hirsch, on Sep 12, 2017 at 4:34 pm | 48 comments | 2062 Views
1 2 3 4 5 > >>
Page 1 of 326

Truckee cafe to expand to Menlo Park
By Elena Kadvany | 1 comment | 3,785 views

Attraction to a Person Outside Your Relationship
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,125 views

Senior Scam Stopper Seminar at EPA Senior Center 9/25/17
By Max Greenberg | 0 comments | 84 views

 

Registration now open

Sign up 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