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

'Tis the season, already

Is it really time to run our annual holiday story? The candle-lighting and hall-decking and jingling seem to be starting...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2013
Last comment by Mountain View resident, on Nov 14, 2013 at 5:15 pm | 2 comments | 3501 Views

AROUND TOWN

EPA to hold community meeting on toxics

A community meeting is set for Tuesday, Nov. 12, for residents concerned about the Environmental Protection Agency's discovery...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2013
Last comment by George, on Nov 14, 2013 at 2:54 pm | 10 comments | 4645 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Ideafarm may be headed to jail

Wo'O Ideafarm, the local man known for displaying signs with controversial and sometimes strange messages on the streets...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2013
Last comment by Wo Of Ideafarm, on Nov 13, 2013 at 4:57 pm | 52 comments | 5368 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Salt pond restoration moves ahead

The process of turning two former salt ponds along Shoreline Park's northern edge back into tidal marshes soon will speed...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2013
Last comment by @Jim, on Nov 13, 2013 at 3:57 pm | 7 comments | 9369 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Graham students take 'anything but a car' to school

Graham Middle School saw a sharp increase in the number of students who walked or biked to school on Nov. 1, "Anything but...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2013
Last comment by EducatedMV, on Nov 13, 2013 at 12:26 pm | 6 comments | 11352 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Former 49er found guilty of misdemeanors in domestic violence case

After a six-day trial, jurors found former San Francisco 49er offensive tackle and Palo Alto resident Kwame Harris guilty...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2013
Last comment by EducatedMV, on Nov 13, 2013 at 12:15 pm | 5 comments | 3470 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Letters to the editor

<B>Invitation to visit comedy troupe at City Hall Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/print/story/2013/03/29/letters-to-the-editor...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2013
Last comment by Arlene Imagawa, on Nov 13, 2013 at 11:09 am | 1 comment | 630 Views

OTHER ISSUES

MV cold-case killer convicted

Giovanni Duarte, a local man affiliated with a Mountain View off-shoot of the Nortenos street gang, was convicted on Nov....

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2013
Last comment by Mcbutters, on Nov 13, 2013 at 9:20 am | 6 comments | 4385 Views

AROUND TOWN

Power outage affects 5,000-plus in MV

As many as many as 5,500 PG&E customers had their power knocked out in Mountain View this afternoon, a utility spokesman...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2013
Last comment by PhilC, on Nov 13, 2013 at 7:40 am | 4 comments | 3077 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sunnyvale boots Buddy's, pot club lands in San Jose

The pot club forced to close by the city of Mountain View last month met a similar fate rather quickly in Sunnyvale and is...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2010
Last comment by Alexander, on Nov 13, 2013 at 5:31 am | 13 comments | 1961 Views

AROUND TOWN

Officials investigate Sims fire

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District is investigating Sunday's fire at a scrap metal recycling facility in Redwood...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2013
Last comment by Pissed, on Nov 12, 2013 at 10:35 pm | 4 comments | 5104 Views

AROUND TOWN

NASA Ames' persistent star

NASA's Kepler mission was a dream that NASA Ames scientist William Borucki shared with Carl Sagan and others -- a telescope...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2013
Last comment by Martin Omander, on Nov 12, 2013 at 9:55 pm | 1 comment | 9219 Views

AROUND TOWN

Milk Pail fights for life at San Antonio Center

The circumstances bring to mind David and Goliath, but in this case it is the humble Milk Pail Market, which has served Mountain...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2013
Last comment by Flava Dave, on Nov 12, 2013 at 4:09 pm | 8 comments | 2036 Views

OTHER ISSUES

A Stanford engineering degree -- and no job

Mountain View resident Chad Bowling never thought he would fall a victim to the down economy. While a chemical engineering...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by Flava Dave, on Nov 12, 2013 at 3:41 pm | 11 comments | 5521 Views

AROUND TOWN

Milk Pail owner wary of developer's offer

In its proposed second phase of development at San Antonio Shopping Center, Developer Merlone Geier has offered Mountain...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2013
Last comment by Flava Dave, on Nov 12, 2013 at 3:38 pm | 3 comments | 7864 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Redwood City metals fire: 'shelter in place' alert lifted

Smoke from a two-alarm fire at a Redwood City metals-recycling plant triggered an air quality alert for San Mateo, Santa...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2013
Last comment by What the Hell, on Nov 12, 2013 at 1:48 pm | 2 comments | 2980 Views

ELECTIONS

Bus Rapid Transit options still being studied

There's been quite a bit of traffic on neighborhood email listservs regarding the Bus Rapid Transit project along the El...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2013
Last comment by Tmd, on Nov 11, 2013 at 7:20 pm | 4 comments | 1041 Views

AROUND TOWN

Metals fire put out; 'Shelter in place' lifted

After extinguishing the metals fire that prompted "shelter in place" alerts from several Peninsula cities, Redwood City announced...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2013
Last comment by Think its safe today?, on Nov 11, 2013 at 2:47 pm | 1 comment | 10841 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto's sister city devastated by typhoon

Super Typhoon Yolanda, considered the most powerful storm of its kind to make landfall, has struck Palo Alto's sister city,...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2013
Last comment by Rubhie Masubay, on Nov 10, 2013 at 8:11 pm | 1 comment | 3062 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Better Bagel says goodbye

The Better Bagel's last day in business was a teary one, as loyal regulars said goodbye on Oct. 31 before the doors closed...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2013
Last comment by DC, on Nov 10, 2013 at 6:05 pm | 52 comments | 21962 Views
<< < 49 50 51 52 53 > >>
Page 51 of 336

Local picks on 2015 Michelin Bib Gourmand list
By Elena Kadvany | 8 comments | 3,664 views

Marriage Underachievers
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,438 views

Best High Dives to Watch the Game
By Laura Stec | 2 comments | 506 views