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

OTHER ISSUES

Veteran needs help, not jail

The sad case of former Army captain and Los Altos resident Sargent Binkley is a good example of how the military bureaucracy...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2009
Last comment by Army Officer, on Jan 22, 2009 at 3:20 pm | 5 comments | 2163 Views

AROUND TOWN

MV Rotary Club Annual Crab Feed and Silent Auction

The Mountain View Rotary Crab Feed & Silent Auction is here! The online auction will run from January 18, 2008 to February...

Original post made by Alicia Crank on Jan. 22, 2008
Last comment by Alicia Crank, on Jan 21, 2009 at 6:23 pm | 3 comments | 4351 Views

AROUND TOWN

The scariest house in America

The award-winning "DC Cemetery" on Bush Street that draws big crowds every year isn't just a seasonal hobby for its creators...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2009
Last comment by fernando rivera, on Jan 20, 2009 at 3:46 am | 1 comment | 1915 Views

AROUND TOWN

Inauguration Day event downtown

Tomorrow morning, the high-tech restaurant uWink will be broadcasting the inauguration of President Barack Obama on its numerous...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2009
Last comment by Alicia Crank, on Jan 19, 2009 at 6:42 pm | 1 comment | 2483 Views

AROUND TOWN

Board begins study of Castro crunch

Parents and teachers crowded the Mountain View Whisman School District's normally empty board room last week, anxious over...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2009
Last comment by MV Resident, on Jan 19, 2009 at 2:03 pm | 11 comments | 1949 Views

AROUND TOWN

City wrestles with high speed rail plan

This November's statewide vote for a high speed rail line could mean a whole new way to get to Southern California -- but...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2008
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 19, 2009 at 1:57 pm | 19 comments | 3077 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents cry foul on enrollment

It may be up to Lady Luck this year whether some incoming kindergarteners get into their neighborhood schools or special...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2009
Last comment by Ned, on Jan 17, 2009 at 5:18 pm | 14 comments | 2374 Views

AROUND TOWN

Historic moment at City Hall

In a changing of the guard ceremony at City Hall on Tuesday night, Margaret Abe-Koga became Mountain View's first female...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2009
Last comment by lifelong resident, on Jan 15, 2009 at 1:43 pm | 1 comment | 2221 Views

AROUND TOWN

Truck bursts into flames on Highway 101

Police temporarily shut down Highway 101 southbound this morning just before 11 a.m. after a garbage truck burst into flames...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2009
Last comment by TooClose, on Jan 14, 2009 at 11:18 pm | 5 comments | 1870 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain Bay Plaza's muddy beginnings

Today, locals walking by Mountain View's tallest building -- the 12-story office structure at 444 Castro St. -- are greeted...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2009
Last comment by Nana, on Jan 14, 2009 at 11:07 am | 5 comments | 2221 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Disabled activist puts city in his sights

George Louie weighs over 300 pounds, he says, and when his wheelchair has to roll off an unmodified sidewalk to cross the...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2008
Last comment by randy edwards, on Jan 14, 2009 at 2:02 am | 7 comments | 2780 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Locals to Obama: Health care 'is not working'

A group of 37 residents gathered at the Mountain View Senior Center last month to discuss possible health care reforms, agreeing...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2009
Last comment by Aaron M. Roland, M.D., on Jan 13, 2009 at 9:03 pm | 1 comment | 2173 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local nonprofit agencies overwhelmed

It's a Monday afternoon, and Ramona and two of her children are making their daily rounds at the Community Service Agency's...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2009
Last comment by Antushka vladamir, on Jan 12, 2009 at 8:21 pm | 1 comment | 1951 Views

AROUND TOWN

COMING UP: Army Reserve center to break ground

A $79 million facility for Army reservists will have a groundbreaking ceremony on Saturday morning just outside the main...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2009
Last comment by REM, on Jan 12, 2009 at 11:30 am | 1 comment | 2104 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Changing a health care system that 'is not working'

Elna Tymes healed quickly after her first knee replacement, mostly due to a consistent physical therapy regime. Read the...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2009
Last comment by Health Care, on Jan 11, 2009 at 9:19 pm | 1 comment | 1865 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Changing a health care system that 'is not working'

Elna Tymes healed quickly after her first knee replacement, mostly due to a consistent physical therapy regime. Read the...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2009
Last comment by Health Care, on Jan 11, 2009 at 9:18 pm | 1 comment | 1858 Views

AROUND TOWN

Worker center plan still angers neighbors

The city's Design Review Committee maintained its composure during a tense meeting recently as residents living near of the...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2008
Last comment by Lawrence, on Jan 9, 2009 at 2:30 pm | 8 comments | 1939 Views

AROUND TOWN

Door slam through the ages

True to form, Pear Avenue Theatre is putting its own spin on "A Doll's House." Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=2501...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2009
Last comment by a man interested, on Jan 9, 2009 at 11:12 am | 3 comments | 2256 Views

AROUND TOWN

Catch 22 at El Camino Hospital

<I>Editor's note: Four weeks ago, the </I></B>Voice<I> reported that a patient at El Camino Hospital had been released after...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2007
Last comment by AJ, on Jan 9, 2009 at 9:08 am | 15 comments | 5510 Views

ELECTIONS

Lieber event at City Hall raises eyebrows

City policies forbid city buildings from being used to make money, but some are arguing that at a recent event held at City...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2009
Last comment by Jon Wiener, on Jan 9, 2009 at 12:28 am | 2 comments | 2662 Views
<< < 256.5 257.5 258.5 259.5 260.5 > >>
Page 258.5 of 309

Learny Journey Three Times A Day
By Laura Stec | 12 comments | 3,309 views

Gourmet hot dogs, sausage food truck coming to the Peninsula
By Elena Kadvany | 5 comments | 2,442 views

Allowing Unauthorized Immigrants to Learn and Earn Legally Will Help the Economy
By Steve Levy | 29 comments | 1,900 views

Is HBO's Silicon Valley Any Good?
By Anita Felicelli | 13 comments | 1,383 views

The No Sweat Way to Bike to Work
By Janet Lafleur | 1 comment | 1,101 views