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

AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: California needs an equitable strategy for transitioning to all-electric buildings

In an op-ed first published by CalMatters, Ethan Elkind and Ted Lamm argue why state leaders should develop a strategy for...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2021
Last comment by Menlo Voter., 4 hours ago | 20 comments | 1968 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Santa Clara, San Mateo counties halt use of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine

A rare side effect from the one-shot Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine has caused health leaders in Santa Clara and San...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2021
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, 8 hours ago | 1 comment | 871 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Voter Guide: Portola Valley School District asks voters for a smaller parcel tax in special election

Portola Valley voters will decide the fate of a nearly $1 million annual parcel tax this spring. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2021
Last comment by Sara Atkins, 11 hours ago | 16 comments | 1460 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Hundreds march against anti-Asian hate in Mountain View rally

Around 500 Bay Area residents gathered in Mountain View on Sunday to rally against the recent uptick in crimes and discrimination...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2021
Last comment by , on Apr 13, 2021 at 1:22 pm | 1 comment | 471 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Rise in youth suicide needs joint effort from educators, health providers

In an op-ed, the California School-Based Health Alliance executive director advocates for the passage of AB 563, introduced...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2021
There are no comments yet. 600 Views

FICTION

Vaccine passports in California? Answers to your questions

California has no plans to administer a passport. But the state is sending mixed messages to businesses about the need to...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2021
There are no comments yet. 585 Views

MOVIES

Stanford University plans to resume in-person learning this fall

Stanford University is expected to bring back in-person learning at its campus this fall, but whether students will face...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2021
There are no comments yet. 549 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Human remains found in the Skylonda/Woodside area

The remains of an as-yet-unidentified person were found on Monday at about 9 a.m. in the Skylonda/Woodside area near Kebet...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2021
There are no comments yet. 1785 Views

MENLO PARK

Resident group sues city over planned Sharon Road sidewalks

A group of residents has filed a lawsuit over a recent Menlo Park City Council decision to install sidewalks on Sharon Road...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2021
Last comment by Robert Cronin, on Apr 12, 2021 at 11:11 pm | 8 comments | 2406 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Editorial: Vote yes on Measure S

It may seem like deja vu for residents of the Portola Valley district — another spring parcel tax measure, just over a...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2021
Last comment by Let's Really Help Schools!, on Apr 12, 2021 at 3:07 pm | 8 comments | 1062 Views

MENLO PARK

Woodside teens participate in Moderna vaccine trial

Three Woodside teens piled into their mom's car for a seven-hour drive with a special purpose -- to be among 3,000 participating...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2021
Last comment by MC, on Apr 12, 2021 at 2:17 pm | 2 comments | 934 Views

MENLO PARK

East Palo Alto leaders weigh traffic concerns, job training opportunities for major proposed office development

Early plans for a massive, 918,000-square-foot development of four office buildings in East Palo Alto appeared to be welcomed...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2021
There are no comments yet. 794 Views

MENLO PARK

Three rapes reported on Stanford University campus

Stanford University Department of Public Safety is investigating reports of three rapes on the campus over a three-week period...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2021
There are no comments yet. 1584 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council takes steps toward 2030 climate goals

Last July, the Menlo Park City Council approved an ambitious new goal for the city: to go carbon neutral by 2030. On Tuesday,...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2021
Last comment by Rvengosh, on Apr 9, 2021 at 11:44 pm | 2 comments | 1228 Views

MENLO PARK

Resident group sues city over planned Sharon Road sidewalks

A group of residents called Save our Menlo Park Neighborhoods has filed a lawsuit over a recent City Council decision to...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2021
Last comment by Nikki Stitt Sokol, on Apr 9, 2021 at 9:29 pm | 1 comment | 100 Views

MENLO PARK

The end of an era: Ann's Coffee Shop to close

After 75 years, Ann's Coffee Shop, known for its 1950s atmosphere, bottomless carafes of coffee and homemade soups and pies,...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2021
Last comment by gina, on Apr 9, 2021 at 8:37 pm | 10 comments | 3990 Views

AROUND TOWN

Facebook to host Menlo Park COVID-19 vaccination clinic on Saturday

Starting Saturday, Facebook will convert part of its Menlo Park headquarters into a vaccination clinic for eligible residents...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2021
Last comment by Hmmm, on Apr 9, 2021 at 4:41 pm | 2 comments | 2226 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Vote Yes on Measure S

It may seem like deja vu for residents of the Portola Valley School District — another spring parcel tax measure, just...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2021
Last comment by Karl, on Apr 9, 2021 at 1:08 pm | 1 comment | 264 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Community briefs: Atherton e-waste event; Portola Valley historical webinar; Atherton recruiting for committees

In this week's community briefs, Atherton to house e-waste event, Portola Valley roadhouses webinar is this Sunday, a Portola...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2021
There are no comments yet. 1079 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Wristbands, partitions and health surveys as high schools reopen

Students and teachers streamed into high school classrooms in Menlo Park, Woodside and Atherton on Monday, for the first...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2021
Last comment by pvrez, on Apr 9, 2021 at 9:21 am | 1 comment | 1345 Views
1 2 3 4 5 > >>
Page 1 of 789

Get the most important local news stories sent straight to your inbox daily.

A fond farewell from the Peninsula Foodist
By paloaltoonline.com | 19 comments | 5,112 views

Porn
By Chandrama Anderson | 2 comments | 2,300 views

My letter to council on PHZ zoning
By Steve Levy | 8 comments | 1,344 views

My Man vs. Squirrel
By Diana Diamond | 6 comments | 566 views

While we wait
By Cheryl Bac | 0 comments | 161 views