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


Huge housing development raises hopes and fears

At face value, it's a proposal packed with exactly what Mountain View leaders want -- a colossal new apartment complex that...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2016
Last comment by old timer, 10 hours ago | 28 comments | 4078 Views


Closing the book on Castro Street

BookBuyers, the used bookstore that has been a mainstay in downtown Mountain View for more than 25 years, will be closing...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2016
Last comment by DownTownMV, on Mar 28, 2016 at 8:15 am | 27 comments | 9019 Views


Scuffle in Safeway parking lot

A shoving match in a Safeway parking lot ended not with a bang, but with murmured threats of mutual prosecution on Saturday,...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Apr 15, 2013 at 8:41 pm | 20 comments | 4717 Views


Days numbered for city's small RV park

Dozens of residents living in a North Whisman RV park fear that they could be forced out of Mountain View now that the property...

Original post made on May. 21, 2015
Last comment by @Left in the Middle, on Jun 1, 2015 at 12:25 pm | 19 comments | 6404 Views


Local students and grads drowning in debt

With student debt exceeding national credit-card debt — crossing the $1 trillion point last year — and college...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2013
Last comment by Jeff, on Sep 28, 2013 at 8:16 am | 15 comments | 11356 Views


High speed chase ends in arrests

A high-speed chase through Mountain View turned into a manhunt Thursday night, after the car police were pursuing collided...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2013
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Jun 17, 2013 at 1:04 pm | 13 comments | 3033 Views


'Poor schools endanger U.S. prosperity'

Though academic achievement of U.S. students is improving, it still ranks poorly compared to other developed countries and...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2013
Last comment by Jaime, on Oct 18, 2013 at 4:49 pm | 10 comments | 10854 Views


Cities challenge VTA on transportation funding

With the regional push for a transportation tax measure cruising toward November 2016, Palo Alto, Mountain View and other...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2015
Last comment by Scott, on Aug 18, 2015 at 11:12 pm | 7 comments | 3032 Views


The power of sexy

Some local environmentalists are deploying a new weapon in the fight against global warming: the female figure. Read the...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2008
Last comment by Rhonda H., on Dec 10, 2008 at 9:40 pm | 6 comments | 4113 Views


County libraries tout improved e-book experience

The Santa Clara County Library District is encouraging readers to delve into more than 46,000 free e-books being made available...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2014
Last comment by Jay Park, on Feb 26, 2014 at 8:50 pm | 5 comments | 4983 Views



<B>Vera N. Kottinger Read the full story here posted Friday, December 28,...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2008
Last comment by Victor Kottinger, on Mar 27, 2012 at 8:40 am | 4 comments | 5774 Views


Brock Turner judge launches anti-recall campaign

Just days before Santa Clara County Judge Aaron Persky is set to be reassigned from criminal cases and before former Stanford...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2016
Last comment by Disgusted, on Aug 31, 2016 at 5:33 pm | 4 comments | 2222 Views


Council OKs flood basin concept for McKelvey

Though they took issue with several design details, City Council members approved a conceptual plan Tuesday for turning McKelvey...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2010
Last comment by Afshin Rouhani, on Mar 15, 2010 at 10:25 am | 3 comments | 5146 Views


May the Fourth be with you at MV library

Star Wars fans will have plenty to celebrate about on Saturday, May 4. The Mountain View Public Library will be hosting...

Original post made on May. 3, 2013
Last comment by The Horn of Gondor, on May 3, 2013 at 3:30 pm | 3 comments | 2736 Views


Earthquake, 4.0, rattles Bay Area Monday morning

A 4.0 magnitude earthquake centered in the East Bay shook the Bay Area early this morning, followed by a second magnitude...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2012
Last comment by Ross Finlayson, on Mar 6, 2012 at 1:41 am | 3 comments | 4422 Views


Undocumented, but not unwritten

A pair of volunteers at the Mountain View Day Worker Center have assembled a compilation of interviews with day laborers...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2016
Last comment by Maher, on Jan 12, 2016 at 4:07 pm | 3 comments | 2773 Views


Downtown hair salons burglarized

Two hair salons on Villa Street were burglarized over the weekend when thieves made their way through locked doors and stole...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2014
Last comment by shear, on Dec 22, 2014 at 2:18 pm | 3 comments | 4032 Views


The 'Idea Man' comes to town

Space enthusiasts, computer engineers, software designers, neurologists, astronomers, cancer survivors and aspiring entrepreneurs...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2011
Last comment by Outraged!, on Apr 30, 2011 at 5:00 am | 3 comments | 5193 Views


Bomb squad called out to abandoned building

A bomb squad was called to an abandoned building this morning in Mountain View where police discovered a suspicious item,...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2016
Last comment by umam, on Sep 23, 2016 at 10:08 pm | 2 comments | 4682 Views


'Bat Boy: The Musical'

The tabloid-inspired story of a half-bat, half-human creature trying to fit in with civilized life (set to a beat-driven...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2016
Last comment by umam, on Sep 23, 2016 at 10:27 pm | 2 comments | 1281 Views
1 2 3 4 > >>
Page 1 of 4

Palo Alto: Crawfish Fusion becomes Les Bizous
By Elena Kadvany | 5 comments | 4,191 views

Why Are Two Plastic Bag Propositions on the California Ballot?
By Laura Stec | 2 comments | 926 views

Marriage Interview 16: X-Wife and Widow Issues
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 331 views