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

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park raises city fees

Changes to Menlo Park fees for community services such as gymnastics classes, afterschool programs and facility rentals will...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2013
Last comment by Don, on Apr 5, 2013 at 1:34 pm | 1 comment | 765 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Self-publish your book -- and print it in 10 minutes

It's getting easier for writers to get published now that there are so many self-publishing options. Vanity press has largely...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2013
Last comment by Alpine Neighbor, on Apr 5, 2013 at 11:11 am | 1 comment | 1548 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council weighs Stanford project review

Debate has raged since Stanford and developer John Arrillaga first proposed building eight acres of mixed-use office space,...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 4, 2013 at 7:42 pm | 25 comments | 2389 Views

AROUND TOWN

Train strikes man in Palo Alto

A 22-year-old Palo Alto man was struck and killed by a Union Pacific Railroad Co. freight train Monday night north of Churchill...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 4, 2013 at 7:25 pm | 14 comments | 1565 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Will German-American school get reprieve?

As the decision nears for the Menlo Park City School District board to let the German-American International School know...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2013
Last comment by Disconcerted, on Apr 4, 2013 at 7:12 pm | 7 comments | 3197 Views

SPORTS

Girls softball: Patton pitches perfect game

Woodside High School's Christina Patton pitched a perfect game Tuesday to lead her team to a 11-0 victory over Menlo-Atherton...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2013
Last comment by WHS Parent, on Apr 4, 2013 at 6:43 pm | 1 comment | 9848 Views

WOODSIDE

Sewer rates to jump for Woodside customers

Woodside is semi-rural and most of the town's 2,200 properties use septic tanks in lieu of sewers, but for some 157 properties...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2013
Last comment by POGO, on Apr 4, 2013 at 4:47 pm | 10 comments | 1267 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook reveals new 'Home' for smartphones

"We're not building a phone," Mark Zuckerberg said today, finally putting to rest months of rumors. What Facebook has done,...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2013
Last comment by Me, on Apr 4, 2013 at 12:57 pm | 2 comments | 799 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Getting tough on distracted drivers

If you're not paying attention to what's happening in front of you while moving down the road, chances are that you're engaged...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2013
Last comment by Christina Feng, on Apr 4, 2013 at 12:29 pm | 2 comments | 1038 Views

ATHERTON

President Obama raises money for Democrats

President Barack Obama arrived at San Francisco International Airport Wednesday evening for a quick fundraising trip in the...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2013
Last comment by Arthur, on Apr 4, 2013 at 8:05 am | 11 comments | 971 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parent input sought on special ed director

Two meetings are set for this week to seek comments from parents about what leadership characteristics they want to see in...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2013
Last comment by beta, on Apr 3, 2013 at 5:32 pm | 5 comments | 1327 Views

MENLO PARK

Gang members allegedly beat preschooler

Two suspected members of the Taliban East Palo Alto gang allegedly beat a preschooler and threatened to shoot him because...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2013
Last comment by SteveC, on Apr 3, 2013 at 2:39 pm | 3 comments | 1163 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park adds part-time budget director

Larry Lisenbee, San Jose's former budget director, has joined Menlo Park part-time, according to a memo sent to city staff. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2013
Last comment by Disgusted, on Apr 3, 2013 at 1:58 pm | 4 comments | 922 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Private school supporters plead for more time

(==B This is an expanded version of a previously published story.)== More than 600 supporters of a private school that may...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2013
Last comment by Parent, on Apr 3, 2013 at 8:56 am | 22 comments | 2003 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight Show spoofs the Associated Press

Jay Leno from the Tonight Show had a little fun at the Associated Press' and the Democratic National Party's expense. He...

Original post made by Political Observer on Apr. 3, 2013
There are no comments yet. 678 Views

MENLO PARK

High rents drive demand for home-sharing

Anyone who has tried to find a rental on the Midpeninsula recently knows that rents seem higher than ever locally -- a fact...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2013
Last comment by Concerned, on Apr 2, 2013 at 7:43 pm | 15 comments | 1305 Views

AROUND TOWN

Portola Valley: Clear-cutting of 18 trees

Eighteen trees fell recently in a clear-cutting on a lightly forested hilltop at 18 Redberry Ridge in Portola Valley. While...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2013
Last comment by jimmae, on Apr 2, 2013 at 6:23 pm | 1 comment | 756 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park Council to ignore Specific Plan procedures and its Planning Commission

"The April 2, 2013 City Council agenda features a memorandum from Council Members Keith and Cline requesting that the Council...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Mar. 29, 2013
Last comment by Long time resident, on Apr 2, 2013 at 2:56 pm | 39 comments | 1793 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Public employees and Social Security

How do public employees escape the inequities of the Social Security system to which most of us have been subjected? Why...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jan. 23, 2013
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Apr 2, 2013 at 11:43 am | 179 comments | 5673 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park school vandalized

Vandals didn't steal anything, but they left a calling card -- explicit graffiti spray-painted across the walls of La Entrada...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2013
Last comment by so sad, on Apr 2, 2013 at 9:59 am | 1 comment | 820 Views
<< < 100.25 101.25 102.25 103.25 104.25 > >>
Page 102.25 of 479

Local picks on 2015 Michelin Bib Gourmand list
By Elena Kadvany | 5 comments | 3,223 views

Ode to Brussels Sprout
By Laura Stec | 20 comments | 2,495 views

Go Giants! Next Stop: World Series!
By Chandrama Anderson | 1 comment | 1,877 views

Charter School Proposal Steeped In Unintended Consequences
By Erin Glanville | 39 comments | 1,714 views

Measure M-- I am not drinking Greenheartís expensive potion
By Martin Lamarque | 8 comments | 458 views