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

Palo Alto, Mountain View and Los Altos launch joint dispatch system

After two years of planning, Palo Alto, Mountain View and Los Altos police departments last week officially rolled out a...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2014
Last comment by UC Davis Grad, on Mar 25, 2014 at 4:49 pm | 2 comments | 2318 Views

AROUND TOWN

Civility Roundtable on traffic, parking

In public city planning meetings, there are few issues as consistently contentious as traffic and parking, which will be...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2014
Last comment by Linda Curtis, on Mar 27, 2014 at 4:35 pm | 16 comments | 10576 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Time for city to address jobs-housing imbalance

Mountain View is in the midst of a tremendous growth spurt that in the next 15 years is likely to bring thousands of new...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2014
Last comment by Jane, on Mar 25, 2014 at 2:29 pm | 1 comment | 825 Views

AROUND TOWN

New home for North County Social Services in MV

The North County Social Services Agency is settling in nicely to its new digs, according to the organization's director. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2014
Last comment by Dr. G. DeKaplani , on Mar 26, 2014 at 10:56 pm | 2 comments | 39292 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

14 arrested in connection with arson fire

Police have arrested 14 people in connection with a fire that burned a house in the 1700 block of Fordham Way in the early...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2014
Last comment by What about the victim(s), on Aug 19, 2014 at 5:24 pm | 105 comments | 24150 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Time for city to address jobs-housing imbalance

Mountain View is in the midst of a tremendous growth spurt that in the next 15 years is likely to bring thousands of new...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2014
Last comment by Garrett, on Apr 1, 2014 at 7:13 pm | 46 comments | 13990 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Counties crack down on e-cigarettes

Smoking e-cigarettes is getting harder to do in parts of the Bay Area after the San Francisco and Santa Clara County boards...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2014
Last comment by steve, on Mar 31, 2014 at 2:40 pm | 7 comments | 3741 Views

AROUND TOWN

New tenant rule would soften gentrification's sting

Residential landlords may soon have to pay higher compensation costs to renters being displaced by renovations and redevelopments...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2014
Last comment by Garrett83, on Mar 31, 2014 at 5:27 pm | 17 comments | 7783 Views

ELECTIONS

Will the Milk Pail survive?

To many residents, the Milk Pail market is a charming Mountain View institution, celebrating its 40th year selling affordable...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2014
Last comment by Malia, on Apr 3, 2014 at 11:30 am | 56 comments | 11774 Views

AROUND TOWN

City begins plans for $71 million in park funds

There's a silver lining to all of the real estate development in Mountain View -- a truckload of park funds paid by developers....

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2014
Last comment by Scott K, on Mar 31, 2014 at 7:45 am | 8 comments | 2520 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View man arrested in fatal crash

A Mountain View man allegedly driving under the influence was arrested after his car passenger was killed in a crash in Los...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2014
Last comment by USA, on Mar 31, 2014 at 10:19 am | 6 comments | 4247 Views

OTHER ISSUES

State's first Bitcoin ATM opens at MV's Hacker Dojo

Is it a big gamble or a real step into our collective future? Either way, Mountain View is now home to California's first...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2014
Last comment by PeaceLove, on Apr 1, 2014 at 4:03 pm | 5 comments | 8558 Views

OTHER ISSUES

New ball fields for Shoreline

New public baseball, softball and soccer fields for youth and adult sports leagues may begin construction soon near the Google...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2014
Last comment by Bob , on Aug 7, 2014 at 12:08 am | 12 comments | 3704 Views

AROUND TOWN

Eshoo opens inquiry into Silicon Valley toxic cleanup

U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, has opened an inquiry with the Environmental Protection Agency into shortfalls in the...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2014
Last comment by Jane, on Apr 2, 2014 at 4:13 pm | 6 comments | 3658 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Editorial: Unfortunately, the pod car never took off

Mountain View residents who may have dreamed of seeing a space-age transportation system of "pod cars" strung along Shoreline...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2014
Last comment by @Garrett83, on Apr 4, 2014 at 2:57 pm | 17 comments | 5745 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight's council meeting: Cat rescue group warns against owl protections

After weeks of controversy over cat licenses, you might think that a new city animal control ordinance would pass without...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2014
Last comment by Me, Ow., on Apr 6, 2014 at 5:40 am | 38 comments | 10657 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council balks at controversial cat rules

With weeks of controversy over new cat license requirements now resolved, you might think that a new city animal control...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2014
Last comment by All day long, on May 21, 2014 at 6:23 am | 93 comments | 11714 Views

AROUND TOWN

Texas felon busted in Palo Alto after riding a motorcycle without helmet

A Texas man who was pulled over in Palo Alto for riding without a helmet was arrested after a brief foot chase late Sunday...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2014
Last comment by Mr Adviceo, on Apr 2, 2014 at 7:47 pm | 1 comment | 2410 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City declares water shortage

Despite the rain this week, City Council members unanimously voted to declare a water shortage emergency on Tuesday, asking...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2014
Last comment by KD, on Apr 4, 2014 at 10:18 pm | 14 comments | 4798 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Parking and traffic get spotlight in "Civility Roundtable"

Parking and traffic are the focus of conflict on a regular basis in City Council meetings, but rarely does anyone ever sit...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2014
Last comment by Garrett83, on Apr 4, 2014 at 1:03 pm | 16 comments | 4769 Views
<< < 270.25 271.25 272.25 273.25 274.25 > >>
Page 272.25 of 336

Local picks on 2015 Michelin Bib Gourmand list
By Elena Kadvany | 7 comments | 3,485 views

Ode to Brussels Sprout
By Laura Stec | 20 comments | 2,662 views

Go Giants! Next Stop: World Series!
By Chandrama Anderson | 1 comment | 1,983 views