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

New districts would shift power on Peninsula

A state-senate redistricting proposal, released by the nonpartisan California Citizens Redistricting Commission, would move...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2011
Last comment by Martin Omander, on Jun 22, 2011 at 1:43 pm | 2 comments | 2234 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Recology gets dibs on garbage contract

Against the advice of city staff, the City Council has decided to try to extend its contract with the city's longtime garbage...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by Less Waste, on Aug 10, 2011 at 2:34 pm | 2 comments | 2240 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Local company promises to change photography

Taking pictures will never be the same. At least according to Ren Ng, founder of the Mountain View-based Lytro -- a photo-tech...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2011
Last comment by tooMuch, on Jul 6, 2011 at 10:36 pm | 2 comments | 2696 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Hangar One could be boon for city

The long saga of Hangar One has taken another twist, one that might ultimately place it under the purview of the city of...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2011
Last comment by Mike Laursen, on Jul 13, 2011 at 12:38 pm | 2 comments | 1975 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Bay trees being removed to save oak trees

A crew started removing roughly 250 bay trees in several open space lands in San Mateo and Santa Clara counties Monday, July...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2011
Last comment by Tree Nut, on Jul 13, 2011 at 3:35 pm | 2 comments | 1918 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Palo Alto family dies in crash in British Columbia

A Palo Alto family of four was killed on a Canadian highway Friday afternoon when their camper van collided head-on with...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2011
Last comment by MVneighbor, on Jul 26, 2011 at 11:31 pm | 2 comments | 2739 Views

OTHER ISSUES

MV tops in anti-tobacco efforts

For the second year in a row, a local coalition has awarded Mountain View its highest marks in tobacco-control efforts among...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2011
Last comment by Sana Pulmon, on Aug 10, 2011 at 11:07 am | 2 comments | 2108 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Another necklace-snatching victim comes forward

Another victim has come forward, claiming she was also robbed of jewelry by a Mountain View man arrested Aug. 6 and charged...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2011
Last comment by BD, on Aug 12, 2011 at 3:59 pm | 2 comments | 2150 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Local senior day care center braces for Medi-Cal cuts

About one-third of the elderly and frail people who rely on a local adult day health care service may soon be forced out...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2011
Last comment by Huh?, on Aug 26, 2011 at 11:03 am | 2 comments | 2351 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Review: A sweet but spiceless 'Sense'

In spite of a talented cast and attractive production values, TheatreWorks' production of Jane Austen's "Sense and Sensibility"...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2011
Last comment by Old Ben, on Sep 2, 2011 at 3:17 am | 2 comments | 4231 Views

OTHER ISSUES

400 miles per gallon, in a plane

Just before soaring like a graceful bird over a mesmerized crowd at Moffett Field on Monday, a Slovenian-built electric plane...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2011
Last comment by Bill, on Oct 11, 2011 at 8:02 pm | 2 comments | 1904 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Local heroes honored in state ceremony

Mountain View public safety dispatcher Jen Wandruff and 8-year-old resident D'Jana Wright will be honored as heroes today...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2011
Last comment by Jennifer, on Sep 11, 2013 at 1:25 pm | 2 comments | 1904 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Another quake strikes near Berkeley

A 3.6-magnitude earthquake centered near Berkeley shook the Bay Area Friday morning (Oct. 27), according to the U.S. Geological...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2011
Last comment by Sarcastic Jane, on Oct 27, 2011 at 4:13 pm | 2 comments | 1801 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council dumps Palo Alto animal control service

Mountain View decided to break off its 18-year relationship with Palo Alto Animal Services on Tuesday night, with City Council...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2011
Last comment by John the Man, on Nov 5, 2011 at 10:49 am | 2 comments | 1884 Views

OTHER ISSUES

El Camino doctor helps troops overseas

One of El Camino Hospital's top surgeons recently returned from a two-week stint at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2011
Last comment by Pat, on Nov 11, 2011 at 4:43 pm | 2 comments | 1965 Views

OTHER ISSUES

High-speed rail hit with legal setback

A coalition that includes Menlo Park, Atherton and Palo Alto scored a legal victory over the California High-Speed Rail Authority...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2011
Last comment by USA, on Nov 13, 2011 at 10:55 am | 2 comments | 1847 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Businesses look to crowdsourcing

Does your business need better promotion? Do you want to compile a sales lead list? Why not split the job into tasks, broadcast...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2011
Last comment by Observer, on Nov 23, 2011 at 7:21 am | 2 comments | 3834 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Teen swipes wallet outside bagel shop

A Mountain View man was robbed of his wallet on Nov. 21 while he sat outside of The Better Bagel in the Grant Park Plaza...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2011
Last comment by Fear Not, on Nov 23, 2011 at 2:25 pm | 2 comments | 1759 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Holiday DUI arrests down, fatalities up

The California Highway Patrol is reporting that drunken driving arrests over the Thanksgiving weekend were down from 2010,...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2011
Last comment by AC, on Nov 28, 2011 at 2:38 pm | 2 comments | 1856 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Eshoo leads opposition to Stop Online Piracy Act

A pair of Capitol Hill proposals that target pirating of American content by foreign websites are drawing fierce opposition...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2012
Last comment by Gene Cavanaugh, on Jan 18, 2012 at 3:27 pm | 2 comments | 2550 Views
<< < 256.5 257.5 258.5 259.5 260.5 > >>
Page 258.5 of 417

Naked Men and Pineapple with Tomato
By Laura Stec | 13 comments | 8,224 views

French Laundry alums to open Palo Alto restaurant
By Elena Kadvany | 11 comments | 7,365 views

Weekly Candlelight Reconnection Ritual
By Chandrama Anderson | 2 comments | 816 views