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

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Uncertainty ahead for MV Whisman budget

Dozens of teachers working in Mountain View Whisman School District poured into the May 19 school board meeting to show solidarity...

Original post made on May. 27, 2016
Last comment by Reservations about Reserves, 1 hour ago | 7 comments | 1585 Views

ELECTIONS

Independent groups pump cash into Assembly campaign

With the crowded race to succeed Assemblyman Rich Gordon in the 24th District heading into the final stretch, independent...

Original post made on May. 23, 2016
Last comment by Cupertino resident, 4 hours ago | 10 comments | 1522 Views

AROUND TOWN

AT&T announces plan to expand fiber-optic network

Facing a future threat by Google Fiber, AT&T has announced its own strategy to dramatically expand its ultra-high speed internet...

Original post made on May. 29, 2016
Last comment by Martin Omander, 5 hours ago | 11 comments | 2343 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council OKs funding for Bike Share

The Mountain View City Council approved spending $160,000 as a subsidy for the city's Bike Share service, despite acknowledgment...

Original post made on May. 27, 2016
Last comment by What did Council members Say?, 7 hours ago | 28 comments | 1524 Views

ELECTIONS

Campaigning for the Capitol

The eight candidates for California Assembly District 24 come from different cities, professions and philosophical positions,...

Original post made on May. 30, 2016
Last comment by eric, 7 hours ago | 6 comments | 280 Views

AROUND TOWN

New homework policy aims to ease student stress

It took 18 months and plenty of feedback from parents, students and teachers, but the Mountain View-Los Altos High School...

Original post made on May. 31, 2016
Last comment by eric, 7 hours ago | 6 comments | 1036 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bernie Sanders coming to Palo Alto Wednesday

Six days before the California primary, presidential candidate Bernie Sanders will be coming to Palo Alto to hold a free...

Original post made on May. 31, 2016
Last comment by PA resident, 11 hours ago | 1 comment | 967 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View's achievement gap is one of largest in U.S.

Officials at the Mountain View Whisman School District have long acknowledged the achievement gap, a gulf in student performance...

Original post made on May. 24, 2016
Last comment by mvresident2003, 12 hours ago | 63 comments | 4087 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New homework policy aims to ease teen stress

Calling it a key strategy for reducing stress and anxiety among high school students in a highly competitive environment,...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2016
Last comment by In case you forgot!, on May 30, 2016 at 3:42 pm | 14 comments | 3361 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Private schools plans to build teacher housing

Last month, the Mountain View City Council gave the green light to four projects that could bring up to 1,600 new homes to...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2016
Last comment by DJS, on May 30, 2016 at 2:17 pm | 4 comments | 2387 Views

ELECTIONS

Tenant advocates push back against looming deadline

Each and every day will count in the race against time for the Mountain View Tenants' Coalition to gather signatures for...

Original post made on May. 27, 2016
Last comment by Gordon Gekko AKA Donald Duck, on May 30, 2016 at 1:00 pm | 54 comments | 2548 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fixed-up Bay Trail links MV, Sunnyvale

Getting around Mountain View's bayshore just got a lot easier. Last week, local politicians and top brass from Google gathered...

Original post made on May. 26, 2016
Last comment by yogi, on May 30, 2016 at 12:28 pm | 11 comments | 3409 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sears to close for demolition

Sears, along with many other businesses on the southwestern corner of the San Antonio Shopping Center, will close its doors...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2011
Last comment by Bob brown, on May 29, 2016 at 8:32 pm | 33 comments | 5814 Views

ELECTIONS

Letters to the editor

<B>Not a fan of candidate Kasperzak Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/print/story/2016/05/20/letters-to-the-editor...

Original post made on May. 28, 2016
Last comment by Wrong Mike, on May 29, 2016 at 8:22 pm | 7 comments | 231 Views

ELECTIONS

What's on your mind?

From City Hall politics and the schools to transportation and other pressing issues, the <I>Voice</I></B> aims to keep readers...

Original post made on May. 29, 2016
Last comment by Bob G, on May 29, 2016 at 6:25 pm | 1 comment | 94 Views

AROUND TOWN

AT&T announces plan to expand fiber-optic network

Facing a future threat by Google Fiber, AT&T has announced its own strategy to dramatically expand its ultra-high speed internet...

Original post made on May. 28, 2016
Last comment by bjd, on May 28, 2016 at 10:13 pm | 2 comments | 150 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View taxi company order to pay $175K in back wages

The owner of a Silicon Valley taxi and limousine company has been ordered to pay $175,000 in back wages to dozens of drivers...

Original post made on May. 25, 2016
Last comment by Why pay employees?, on May 28, 2016 at 11:07 am | 8 comments | 269 Views

OTHER ISSUES

North Bayshore: Could housing incentives increase office space?

In their quest to rapidly inject housing into the North Bayshore business park, Mountain View City Council members wavered...

Original post made on May. 26, 2016
Last comment by MV resident, on May 28, 2016 at 12:10 am | 4 comments | 2029 Views

AROUND TOWN

Voting begins in June 7 primary

Nearly 550,000 ballots have been mailed to Santa Clara County residents who requested to vote by mail in the June 7 primary...

Original post made on May. 27, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1679 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tuesday: Council to discuss housing incentives for North Bayshore

Laying out their grand vision to rapidly transform the North Bayshore area, Mountain View City Council members on Tuesday...

Original post made on May. 27, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1149 Views
1 2 3 4 5 > >>
Page 1 of 407

Hunan Homes reopens in Mountain View
By Elena Kadvany | 1 comment | 4,036 views

“This is Never Gonna Go our Way . . .
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,914 views

Grill Baby Grill
By Laura Stec | 1 comment | 1,309 views

Changes to the 2017-2018 FAFSA
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 0 comments | 620 views