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

Los Altos district asks voters for new $193 tax

Mountain View voters living within the Los Altos School District's boundaries are being asked to approve a new $193 annual...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2011
Last comment by Parent from the Side-lines, on May 23, 2011 at 1:28 pm | 228 comments | 12956 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Stripped Hangar One "a failure in government"

The Moffett Field Restoration Advisory Board members signed a letter in support of NASA's $32.8 million request to re-skin...

Original post made on May. 20, 2011
Last comment by Catherine, on May 23, 2011 at 1:02 pm | 13 comments | 2286 Views

OTHER ISSUES

VIDEO: Voices Around Town

How about them Sharks? This week we asked people on Castro Street about how they thought the San Jose Sharks hockey team...

Original post made on May. 23, 2011
Last comment by Duke, on May 23, 2011 at 10:11 am | 2 comments | 1836 Views

OTHER ISSUES

A brisk bicycle ride

This cyclist takes advantage of a break in the rain as she pedals along Cuesta Drive on Tuesday afternoon, May 17. Sundresses...

Original post made on May. 20, 2011
Last comment by WireHead, on May 22, 2011 at 12:48 pm | 5 comments | 1934 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Most local schools post high API scores

Schools in Silicon Valley earned consistently higher marks on standardized tests than other schools throughout California,...

Original post made on May. 19, 2011
Last comment by Reva, on May 21, 2011 at 8:07 pm | 17 comments | 2829 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View business owner indicted on arson, fraud charges

A Mountain View business owner has been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of wire fraud, mail fraud and arson,...

Original post made on May. 19, 2011
Last comment by The Eye, on May 20, 2011 at 6:41 pm | 12 comments | 2089 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Working for a better life

When he was younger, Harold Black enjoyed taking on all the work it took to maintain his garden and small orchard. But now,...

Original post made on May. 18, 2011
Last comment by Justthefacts, on May 20, 2011 at 2:43 pm | 10 comments | 2135 Views

AROUND TOWN

Road rage attack under investigation

A case of severe road rage was reported Monday, May 16, after a man allegedly ran another driver off Grant Road, then punched...

Original post made on May. 18, 2011
Last comment by gEORGE, on May 20, 2011 at 12:51 pm | 22 comments | 1929 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Polifrone Highest Paid MVWSD Teacher in 2010

According to the Public Employee Salaries Database 2010, the highest paid teacher in MVWSD in 2010 was the controversial...

Original post made by MVWSD Watchdog on May. 11, 2011
Last comment by District Dad, on May 19, 2011 at 5:37 pm | 6 comments | 3992 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: Voices Around Town | Spending $30M

How should Mountain View spend the $30 million it just received as a lump sum lease payment from Google? Read the full...

Original post made on May. 13, 2011
Last comment by jupierk, on May 19, 2011 at 3:07 pm | 3 comments | 1732 Views

OTHER ISSUES

New methods might speed up toxic cleanup

Without new cleanup methods, efforts to remove remaining toxics from the groundwater in Mountain View will soon slow to a...

Original post made on May. 19, 2011
Last comment by Jeff M, on May 19, 2011 at 2:47 pm | 2 comments | 2320 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Elementary school district to drop Title I

The Mountain View Whisman School District has decided not to accept Title I federal funding next year. Taking the money would...

Original post made on May. 12, 2011
Last comment by Sarah Krajewski, on May 19, 2011 at 12:02 pm | 17 comments | 3309 Views

AROUND TOWN

Leap from parking structure ends police chase

A man running from police ended the pursuit when he hurt himself by jumping from the top of a multiple-story parking structure,...

Original post made on May. 16, 2011
Last comment by Phantom, on May 19, 2011 at 11:24 am | 13 comments | 1913 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Donation aims to help Castro students

With the help of a private donation, Castro Elementary School has begun a program aimed at improving the language skills...

Original post made on May. 18, 2011
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on May 18, 2011 at 3:19 pm | 2 comments | 2099 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain officials: Weekend express trains a hit with riders

Caltrain's experiment with weekend express trains has proven to be a success, according to transit officials. Read the full...

Original post made on May. 17, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on May 18, 2011 at 12:22 pm | 3 comments | 1768 Views

AROUND TOWN

Office project replaces baseball field

On Tuesday, the City Council allowed an office building project to replace a tennis court and baseball field used by North...

Original post made on May. 17, 2011
Last comment by Steve, on May 18, 2011 at 10:43 am | 12 comments | 1773 Views

OTHER ISSUES

'Very brazen' theft of flat-screen TV

A large flat-screen television was stolen from the Mountain View Sears on Friday by a "very brazen" man, police said. Read...

Original post made on May. 16, 2011
Last comment by letsgetreal, on May 18, 2011 at 9:16 am | 5 comments | 1918 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD parcel tax ekes out a win

By a slender margin, Measure E, a new $193 annual parcel tax to benefit local schools, eked out a victory. Needing a two-thirds...

Original post made on May. 9, 2011
Last comment by localmom, on May 17, 2011 at 10:26 pm | 2 comments | 2236 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Elementary school district to drop Title I

The Mountain View Whisman School District has decided not to accept Title I federal funding next year. Taking the money would...

Original post made on May. 13, 2011
Last comment by localmom, on May 17, 2011 at 10:05 pm | 5 comments | 3050 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ghysels lands top job at Menlo Park school district

Maurice Ghysels, the superintendent of the elementary school district in Mountain View for five years and, for the last 10...

Original post made on May. 14, 2011
Last comment by localmom, on May 17, 2011 at 10:01 pm | 4 comments | 2705 Views
<< < 210.25 211.25 212.25 213.25 214.25 > >>
Page 212.25 of 374

La Boulange Palo Alto set to close Sept. 3
By Elena Kadvany | 17 comments | 3,726 views

Local Flavor
By Laura Stec | 17 comments | 2,032 views

The U.S. Economy, China and the Stock Market
By Steve Levy | 7 comments | 1,001 views

Have You Ever Had a Dog?
By Chandrama Anderson | 2 comments | 867 views