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

The day the video store died

Nostalgia lines the shelves in Videoscope, Mountain View's last video rental store. Videoscope, located at 2290 W. El Camino...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2013
Last comment by TimePassages, on Jun 25, 2013 at 8:09 am | 12 comments | 4668 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two copters down: sequestration cuts hit 129th Rescue Wing

Members of the Air National Guard at Moffett Field say their capacity to rescue people from wildfires, shipwrecks, hurricanes...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2013
Last comment by USA, on Aug 4, 2013 at 5:21 pm | 12 comments | 2803 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Pumar trial: Witnesses of grisly accident testify on first day

Four witnesses of the June 2012 traffic collision that killed William Ware as he waited for a bus in Mountain View testified...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Sep 12, 2013 at 5:38 pm | 12 comments | 8760 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Residents want a true community garden in Mountain View

In Mountain View, the words "community garden" have been used to describe the tiny city garden plots near Willowgate Street...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2013
Last comment by Gardener #2, on Oct 27, 2013 at 11:07 am | 12 comments | 3064 Views

AROUND TOWN

23andMe hit with class action suit

The local biotech firm, 23andMe, which captured the spotlight for selling DNA sequencing kits directly to consumers, was...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2013
Last comment by maguro_01, on Dec 13, 2013 at 1:37 pm | 12 comments | 10655 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Affordable housing more scarce than ever

On Dec. 5, one of Elena Pacheco's biggest fears came true -- she received an eviction notice for the California Street apartment...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2013
Last comment by Neighbors Helping Neighbors, on Dec 17, 2013 at 8:15 am | 12 comments | 6061 Views

AROUND TOWN

Firefighters want to see vintage rig restored

After Mountain View lost several buildings to fires in the 1920s, the city took delivery of what was said to be the best...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2014
Last comment by Waldo, on Feb 25, 2014 at 2:36 pm | 12 comments | 10469 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New drug suspected in teen's overdose

Local authorities suspect a relatively new drug to be responsible for the apparent overdose of a high school student from...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2014
Last comment by Old Ben, on Mar 17, 2014 at 2:03 am | 12 comments | 4505 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council quiet on North Bayshore housing

Mountain View City Council members are paving the way for a boom in office development, but they have been oddly silent on...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2014
Last comment by Moffett Resident, on Mar 19, 2014 at 10:40 pm | 12 comments | 13919 Views

OTHER ISSUES

New ball fields for Shoreline

New public baseball, softball and soccer fields for youth and adult sports leagues may begin construction soon near the Google...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2014
Last comment by Bob , on Aug 7, 2014 at 12:08 am | 12 comments | 3585 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A safe, car-free route to school

A typical commute to school can be a hectic scene. Parents, often on a tight schedule, swerve through traffic two minutes...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2014
Last comment by Elaine, on Apr 26, 2014 at 7:17 am | 12 comments | 5545 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fight and flight: the new approach to school shooters

After the school shooting at Sandy Hook, as many as 74 school shooting incidents have occurred in the United States, most...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2014
Last comment by Rod Rammersmith, on Jun 24, 2014 at 8:21 pm | 12 comments | 2839 Views

AROUND TOWN

VTA board votes to close Evelyn light rail station

The Valley Transportation Association will be closing Mountain View's Evelyn Avenue light rail station early next year. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2014
Last comment by OMV Resident, on Aug 18, 2014 at 9:44 am | 12 comments | 4127 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council sacks increase in paper bag fee

After learning how many residents are now toting reusable shopping bags, City Council members voted on Tuesday to cancel...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2014
Last comment by Awalt Grad, 1 hour ago | 12 comments | 556 Views

AROUND TOWN

They built it with our taxpayer money

Now it just sits there, empty and idle. Where can we get our money back. What am I writing about? The train station...

Original post made by bernie brightman on Jun. 26, 2007
Last comment by Enough!, on Feb 16, 2008 at 3:58 pm | 11 comments | 4189 Views

ELECTIONS

VOICE endorsement: Edge goes to Caserta in Assembly race

Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/news/show_story.php?id=635 posted Thursday, May 29, 2008, 3:43 PM...

Original post made on May. 30, 2008
Last comment by Lynn Huidekoper, RN, on Aug 8, 2008 at 4:50 pm | 11 comments | 3616 Views

AROUND TOWN

Restaurant faces wrecking ball

Charles Gardyn's 1946 building, at the corner of Rengstorff Avenue and Old Middlefield Way, is so full of code violations...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2008
Last comment by Rob, on Sep 13, 2008 at 2:33 am | 11 comments | 3616 Views

AROUND TOWN

Voice makes push for mail delivery

In an effort to reduce our carbon footprint and eliminate use of the ubiquitous blue plastic bags, the <I>Voice</I></B> is...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2008
Last comment by Don Frances, on Aug 25, 2008 at 11:16 am | 11 comments | 2544 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Incumbent Mah wins Board of Education seat

By an overwhelming margin, Palo Alto resident Grace Mah won the Santa Clara County Board of Education race. Read the full...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2008
Last comment by P.A. consitituent, on Dec 12, 2008 at 8:12 pm | 11 comments | 2867 Views

AROUND TOWN

Board begins study of Castro crunch

Parents and teachers crowded the Mountain View Whisman School District's normally empty board room last week, anxious over...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2009
Last comment by MV Resident, on Jan 19, 2009 at 2:03 pm | 11 comments | 2069 Views
<< < 66.5 67.5 68.5 69.5 70.5 > >>
Page 68.5 of 331

Mixx, Scott's Seafood replacement, opens in Mountain View
By Elena Kadvany | 14 comments | 3,229 views

Ten Steps to Get Started with Financial Aid
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 1 comment | 2,212 views

To Cambodia With Love
By Laura Stec | 4 comments | 2,051 views

All Parking Permits Should Have a Fee
By Steve Levy | 23 comments | 1,713 views

Life in fast forward
By Jessica T | 3 comments | 1,131 views