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

Council rejects light rail station plan

Council members decided Tuesday night not to spend a few million dollars improving access to an isolated light rail station. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2013
Last comment by Garrett , on Dec 12, 2013 at 7:31 am | 9 comments | 4942 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Seventh winter Spare the Air alert

Another Winter Spare the Air Day has been called for Tuesday, Dec. 10, prohibiting all wood burning in the Bay Area for another...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2013
Last comment by 100% bicycle commuter, on Dec 14, 2013 at 8:21 pm | 28 comments | 5135 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man injured in fight outside downtown bar

A San Mateo man told police that he and a friend were jumped by a group of 10 or more men outside of a downtown Mountain...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2013
Last comment by Drink Up, on Dec 11, 2013 at 5:42 am | 6 comments | 2591 Views

AROUND TOWN

'From science fiction to science fact'

Discovering that something from science fiction is real is no ordinary feat. Laurance Doyle, an astrophysicist at the SETI...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2013
Last comment by Kirk, on Dec 14, 2013 at 1:59 pm | 3 comments | 3570 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council deadlocks on Google bridge idea

Though it might stop them from meeting goals for keeping cars out of North Bayshore, a slim majority of council members are...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2013
Last comment by NotAFanOfNoseCutting, on Dec 20, 2013 at 12:14 pm | 16 comments | 8716 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police seeking suspected tool thief

Police are looking for help tracking down two men who stole tools and equipment from a workshop in the 2000 block of W. El...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2013
Last comment by Flava Dave, on Dec 12, 2013 at 3:23 pm | 2 comments | 4695 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Inspector General: Google execs saved millions on jet fuel at Moffett

Google's founders have been getting an improper bargain on jet fuel at Moffett Field, according to a report released Wednesday...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2013
Last comment by David, on Dec 28, 2013 at 12:20 am | 7 comments | 8525 Views

AROUND TOWN

Scientists are the real 'rock stars'

We may idolize professional athletes and movie stars, but according to Kevin Spacey, who hosted last night's Breakthrough...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2013
Last comment by Nick V, on Dec 19, 2013 at 11:39 am | 5 comments | 9290 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Affordable housing more scarce than ever

On Dec. 5, one of Elena Pacheco's biggest fears came true -- she received an eviction notice for the California Street apartment...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2013
Last comment by Neighbors Helping Neighbors, on Dec 17, 2013 at 8:15 am | 12 comments | 6581 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students turn into programmers for a week

The maniacal cackle of Red -- one of the most recognizable of the Angry Birds -- can be heard periodically springing from...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2013
Last comment by Jaime, on Dec 13, 2013 at 6:32 pm | 3 comments | 5558 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Pricey housing trumps low-cost options

The approval of another massive luxury housing complex at Moffett Boulevard and Central Expressway last week shows that local...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2013
Last comment by Why, on Dec 14, 2013 at 3:19 am | 1 comment | 4682 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police warn of package-stealing 'Grinches'

The Mountain View Police Department is asking that residents be on alert for "Holiday Grinches" on the prowl. Read the...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2013
Last comment by Hairy Kalahan, on Dec 20, 2013 at 1:16 pm | 10 comments | 7705 Views

AROUND TOWN

District declares ninth straight Spare the Air alert

Another "Spare the Air" alert has been issued for the Bay Area on Monday, Dec. 16, banning fires and wood burning for the...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2013
Last comment by Tango Box, on Dec 19, 2013 at 2:23 pm | 14 comments | 6042 Views

AROUND TOWN

Review: Song and sentiment

Christopher Vettel (playing Professor Bhaer) and Emily Koch (Jo March) find an unlikely friendship in TheatreWorks' "Little...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2013
Last comment by Josh, on Dec 16, 2013 at 1:52 pm | 1 comment | 5120 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gov. Brown set to speak at tech summit in Mountain View

Gov. Jerry Brown is set to join a discussion in Mountain View Monday afternoon with The Atlantic magazine's editor-in-chief...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2013
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Dec 16, 2013 at 2:36 pm | 1 comment | 4267 Views

AROUND TOWN

Crime brief: Sticks and stones

A group of young men was spotted hitting each other with sticks and throwing stones at one another in the 500 block of Walker...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2013
Last comment by Flava Dave, on Dec 16, 2013 at 3:01 pm | 1 comment | 3130 Views

AROUND TOWN

Another fire at Sims metal recycling in Redwood City

Firefighters are battling a two-alarm fire at a metal recycling facility in Redwood City this morning. Read the full...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2013
Last comment by Connie, on Dec 19, 2013 at 8:55 am | 15 comments | 5664 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fire controlled at Sims metal recycling

A two-alarm fire at a metal recycling plant in Redwood City this morning is under control, although the smell of smoke and...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2013
Last comment by John Ginez, on Dec 24, 2013 at 3:47 pm | 7 comments | 4617 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rotacare clinic a "godsend"

Even with Obamacare expanding health insurance to many who otherwise could not afford it, the director of the RotaCare free...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2013
Last comment by Angie, on Dec 17, 2013 at 5:47 pm | 4 comments | 5606 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wood-burning banned for 11th straight day

Bay Area residents will be banned from burning wood for the 11th straight day on Wednesday. Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/news/2013/12/17/wood-burning-banned-for...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2013
Last comment by Rerun, on Dec 18, 2013 at 6:50 am | 9 comments | 2008 Views
<< < 259 260 261 262 263 > >>
Page 261 of 344

Early Decision Blues
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 0 comments | 2,200 views

One night only: ‘Occupy the Farm’ screening in Palo Alto
By Elena Kadvany | 1 comment | 2,091 views

Death with Dignity
By Chandrama Anderson | 2 comments | 1,303 views

With a Perspective....
By Ms. Jenson | 0 comments | 459 views

10 Tried and True Ways to Increase Happiness
By Caroline Fleck | 2 comments | 440 views