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

City backs study of new rail stop

The City Council showed renewed interest in high speed rail Tuesday, voting 5-2 in favor of studying a station in downtown...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2009
Last comment by Don Frances, on Mar 16, 2009 at 10:39 am | 18 comments | 1816 Views

AROUND TOWN

High-speed-rail official pushes back

Rod Diridon, a leading proponent of high-speed rail in California, last week urged Peninsula communities to be patient and...

Original post made on May. 11, 2009
Last comment by What A Boondoggle, on Jul 27, 2009 at 2:10 am | 18 comments | 1707 Views

AROUND TOWN

All hands on deck for next Shoreline concert

It was supposed to be a calm classic rock show at Shoreline Amphitheatre on May 31, but instead the concert was plagued with...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2009
Last comment by ?, on Jun 11, 2009 at 2:56 pm | 18 comments | 1894 Views

AROUND TOWN

Best cakes in town?

Hello. I would like to hear everyone's favorite place for ordering special occasion cakes. I like Icing on the Cake in Los...

Original post made by Cakefan on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by Zoe, on Jul 25, 2009 at 7:43 pm | 18 comments | 2652 Views

AROUND TOWN

El Camino's top execs get salary increases

The top 12 El Camino Hospital executives will receive an average pay increase of 4.7 percent this year now that administrators...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by ECH EMPLOYEE, on Aug 22, 2011 at 4:28 pm | 18 comments | 2594 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Eshoo plans 'telephone town hall meetings'

As people across the country pack fiery "town hall meetings" on health care reform, Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, on Wednesday...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2009
Last comment by J in Geneva, on Oct 24, 2009 at 2:32 pm | 18 comments | 2425 Views

OTHER ISSUES

EDITORIAL: Eshoo sidesteps health care noise

For Rep. Anna Eshoo, the low-tech telephone, coupled with a high-tech telephone network, proved to be the best way to filter...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by Don Frances, on Aug 31, 2009 at 11:11 am | 18 comments | 2497 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Passionate boos, cheers mark Eshoo meeting

A boisterous crowd of nearly 1,000 people turned out Wednesday for the 14th Congressional District's first face-to-face town...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by Charlie, on Sep 8, 2009 at 10:37 pm | 18 comments | 2154 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Shop Local' program to benefit schools

The Mountain View Chamber of Commerce and the Central Business Association have announced that the city's "Shop Local" program...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2009
Last comment by Sid the Science Kid, on Nov 7, 2009 at 9:25 pm | 18 comments | 4104 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The superintendent and the principal

There are reasons why trustees and residents of the Mountain View Whisman School District should be concerned about the recently...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by LK, on Nov 29, 2009 at 3:41 pm | 18 comments | 12585 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill College facing 'unprecedented cuts'

Community colleges have not been immune to the state's slashes to educational funding, said Foothill College president Judy...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2009
Last comment by vfree, on Nov 20, 2009 at 6:10 pm | 18 comments | 2262 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Eshoo opposes Obama's Afghan troop surge

Calling Afghanistan "the graveyard of nations," Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, announced last week her opposition to President...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2009
Last comment by dfb, on Dec 12, 2009 at 2:38 am | 18 comments | 1612 Views

AROUND TOWN

Victim of trail attack says she's not intimidated

Crystal Stokes says she only jogs about once a month, making it all the more unlikely that the 27-year-old Mountain View...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2009
Last comment by AnnieK, on Dec 10, 2009 at 3:31 pm | 18 comments | 1264 Views

AROUND TOWN

Possible homeless shelter site gets 'upzoned'

Last week the City Council increased the allowed office density, and thus the value, on a piece of property the county is...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2009
Last comment by close reader, on Dec 22, 2009 at 10:48 pm | 18 comments | 1282 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council rejects grocery store proposals

Hopes for a new downtown grocery store were diminished Tuesday night when the City Council rejected two proposals for building...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2010
Last comment by Political Insider, on Jan 16, 2010 at 6:22 pm | 18 comments | 1680 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kohl's Black Dress Code Hurts Miminum Wage Employees

My neighbor earns a little more than $8 per hour at Kohlís Mountain View, which opened last August. She is grateful to have...

Original post made by Cathy on Feb. 10, 2010
Last comment by skunk, on Nov 14, 2013 at 8:12 am | 18 comments | 17515 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Landels given academic achievement award

Edith Landels Elementary School was named a "Title I Academic Achievement Award School," one of 238 in California, by the...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2010
Last comment by Big Al, on Feb 24, 2010 at 8:25 pm | 18 comments | 2025 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local police bust nets $100,000 in pot plants

Mountain View police say they seized more than $100,000 worth of marijuana plants growing in a house near Aptos after a local...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2010
Last comment by grow pot indoors, on May 10, 2010 at 10:33 am | 18 comments | 1695 Views

AROUND TOWN

After much ado, Minton's project is approved

The City Council gave the green light once and for all on Tuesday night to a 203-unit luxury apartment complex which will...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2010
Last comment by Progressive Owner, on May 14, 2010 at 3:29 pm | 18 comments | 1715 Views

AROUND TOWN

MV man arrested in drug bust

A six-month undercover investigation of a drug trafficking ring in San Mateo County has resulted in six arrests, the San...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2010
Last comment by le dude, on Jun 10, 2010 at 5:16 pm | 18 comments | 1423 Views
<< < 34 35 36 37 38 > >>
Page 36 of 309

Indian street food and ... bitcoins?
By Elena Kadvany | 4 comments | 2,897 views

Analyze data yourself with R - a fast growing language for statistics, forecasting and graphs
By Angela Hey | 2 comments | 2,317 views

"The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden"
By Anita Felicelli | 0 comments | 1,016 views

Dear Chandrama, Everywhere I turn . . .
By Chandrama Anderson | 2 comments | 797 views

Crittenden Hosts Startup Weekend
By Ms. Jenson | 1 comment | 142 views