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

Google's 'Hiveplex' is the place to bee

When employees at Google encounter a problem in their work environment — a burnt out light bulb or keyboard on the...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2010
Last comment by Steve, on Sep 23, 2010 at 2:37 pm | 1 comment | 1946 Views

ELECTIONS

High-speed rail chalks up legal win

Even as news spread of a fresh lawsuit against high-speed rail, the beleaguered rail authority announced the dismissal of...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2010
Last comment by Rail good, HSR bad, on Sep 29, 2010 at 1:43 pm | 9 comments | 3505 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Let the affordable housing proposals pour in, city council says

With $18 million in affordable housing funds burning a hole in its pocket, the City Council Tuesday supported allowing a...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2010
Last comment by Kent, on Sep 27, 2010 at 9:03 pm | 17 comments | 2809 Views

OTHER ISSUES

El Camino forecasts profit by fiscal year's end

Although El Camino Hospital is off to a rocky start this fiscal year -- and while the hospital's Mountain View campus is...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2010
Last comment by bydanumbers, on Oct 19, 2010 at 4:03 pm | 4 comments | 1964 Views

OTHER ISSUES

San Bruno's exploded gas line runs through Mountain View

The 54-year-old gas transmission line that blew up in San Bruno, killing seven people, also runs through residential areas...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2010
Last comment by judielaine, on Sep 24, 2010 at 6:44 am | 2 comments | 2260 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Enrollment jumps at MV Whisman

Enrollment is up substantially this fall at local elementary and middle schools. Officials speculate that the marked -- and...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by MV Mom, on Sep 29, 2010 at 3:22 pm | 14 comments | 2584 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Caltrain posts new suicide-prevention signs

Suicide-prevention signs along the Caltrain tracks will be updated as part of a nation-wide study on whether they are effective....

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by Just my viewpoint, on Oct 3, 2010 at 9:39 pm | 3 comments | 1976 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two laptops stolen in Dana St. burglary

Two laptops, valued at about $1,500, were stolen from a duplex in 900 block of W. Dana Street on Sept. 21. Read the full...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by Amy, on Sep 25, 2010 at 12:46 pm | 3 comments | 1849 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Test scores rise, but schools stuck in 'program improvement'

The Mountain View Whisman School District is entering its second year of what is known as "program improvement," even though...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by Observer, on Sep 24, 2010 at 7:47 pm | 1 comment | 2712 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council to vote on Google recreation facility on burrowing owl habitat

This Tuesday the City Council will vote up or down on a 6.5-acre recreation facility that's got nearly every activity a Google...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by Peter, on Oct 11, 2010 at 9:24 am | 54 comments | 8069 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Google's 'Hiveplex' is the place to bee

Excitement was apparent on Sept. 16, as Googlers watched and helped Bill Tomaszewski of the Marin Bee Company harvest honey...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2010
Last comment by giveMeABreak, on Sep 25, 2010 at 9:13 pm | 1 comment | 3607 Views

AROUND TOWN

iPod, jewelry taken in burglary

An open sliding back door is the suspected point of entry in a Sept. 21 burglary at a home in the 1000 block of Boranda Avenue. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2010
Last comment by Dad, on Sep 28, 2010 at 1:59 pm | 7 comments | 1881 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local Police Activities League raises money at Shoreline

Guests at this year's [http://www.mvpal.org/ Mountain View Police Activities League] banquet were wined, dined and if they...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2010
Last comment by Thom, on Sep 27, 2010 at 3:22 pm | 1 comment | 2436 Views

AROUND TOWN

Landmark tunnel under Bay breaks ground

A $347 million water tunnel -- the first to be built underneath the San Francisco Bay -- broke ground early Friday afternoon...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2010
Last comment by Sunny, on Sep 28, 2010 at 10:00 pm | 3 comments | 1980 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Police close downtown street to search for alleged gunman

A portion of Villa Street running through downtown was shut down Monday, Sept. 27, after a man called police saying he had...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2010
Last comment by BD, on Sep 28, 2010 at 11:43 am | 1 comment | 1894 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Test scores rise, but schools stuck in 'program improvement'

The Mountain View Whisman School District is entering its second year of what is known as "program improvement," even though...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2010
Last comment by James, on Sep 28, 2010 at 3:13 pm | 1 comment | 2484 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council: let the affordable housing proposals pour in

With $18 million in affordable housing funds burning a hole in its pocket, the City Council Tuesday supported allowing a...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2010
Last comment by Entitlement, Pick me, pick me, on Oct 14, 2010 at 2:09 pm | 2 comments | 1844 Views

AROUND TOWN

Attempted homicide near Whisman Park

A local man, with the aid of a friend, was able to get himself to the hospital Saturday night after a group of teens beat...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2010
Last comment by TrailRider, on Oct 1, 2010 at 10:51 am | 13 comments | 2170 Views

OTHER ISSUES

HSR officials wrestle with 'conflict' finding

Two members of the California High-Speed Rail Authority board of directors could be serving on the board in violation of...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2010
Last comment by Hardin, on Oct 1, 2010 at 6:49 am | 3 comments | 1757 Views

ELECTIONS

Council incumbents battle newcomers in Chamber debate

Three City Council incumbents defended their records against three challengers in a debate hosted by the Chamber of Commerce...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2010
Last comment by PeaceLove, on Oct 8, 2010 at 3:33 pm | 26 comments | 4584 Views
<< < 114 115 116 117 118 > >>
Page 116 of 366

Calave wine bar opens in Palo Alto
By Elena Kadvany | 11 comments | 2,539 views

OK I Changed The Title
By Laura Stec | 11 comments | 863 views

What Modern Science Has to Say About Age Old Wisdom
By Caroline Fleck | 0 comments | 538 views