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

Google gives to local schools in 2011

Christmas came early and frequently this year for local schools, as Mountain View-based Google played Santa Claus -- donating...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2011
Last comment by Nicole, on Jan 31, 2012 at 9:10 pm | 7 comments | 2052 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fresh & Busy

The new Fresh & Easy grocery store at Rengstorff Avenue and Middlefield Road drew a huge crowd to its opening on Wednesday...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2012
Last comment by Palo Altan, on Jan 16, 2012 at 2:55 pm | 7 comments | 1464 Views

AROUND TOWN

Housing groups get a break in restoring old homes

With a few changes to city codes, the City Council is encouraging historic preservation and potentially saving the 19 households...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2012
Last comment by Carol, on Feb 18, 2012 at 9:58 am | 7 comments | 1378 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Four-track design back on the table for high-speed rail

A new analysis by the California High-Speed Rail Authority calling for a four-track rail system between the Bay Area and...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2012
Last comment by Steve Ly, on Feb 10, 2012 at 5:20 pm | 7 comments | 1454 Views

AROUND TOWN

Former city manager supports village concept for North Bayshore

As city manager in the early 1980s, Bruce Liedstrand helped lead efforts to transform the city's downtown and create a vision...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2012
Last comment by Ravindra Srinivas Rao, on Mar 27, 2013 at 9:17 am | 7 comments | 1478 Views

AROUND TOWN

One household's eye-opening energy audit

A pair of detectives went to work in a Mountain View home this week, probing for the secrets behind its energy bill. The...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2012
Last comment by Dear Jack,, on Mar 6, 2012 at 1:22 pm | 7 comments | 10861 Views

AROUND TOWN

Second Harvest struggling as food prices rise

Higher food prices and the rising cost of gas are hindering operations at Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2012
Last comment by Old Ben, on Mar 15, 2012 at 9:41 am | 7 comments | 1214 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tough road for undocumented teens

For undocumented students at Mountain View High School, nothing has changed in the years since Jose Antonio Vargas hesitantly...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2012
Last comment by Mcbutters, on Mar 12, 2012 at 9:34 am | 7 comments | 1077 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Closing the gap for English learners

English learners now account for 40 percent of the total student population in Mountain View's elementary and middle schools,...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2012
Last comment by George, on Mar 14, 2012 at 11:21 am | 7 comments | 1598 Views

AROUND TOWN

$40K stolen in apartment burglary

More than $40,000 in cash was stolen from an apartment in the 1800 block of Ednamary Way on March 9, police said. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2012
Last comment by sEaN, on Mar 12, 2012 at 8:17 pm | 7 comments | 1211 Views

ELECTIONS

Candidates lining up for fall race

A newcomer, two commissioners and two incumbents have said they will run for the City Council when four seats become open...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2012
Last comment by Sam Altman, on Mar 24, 2012 at 11:23 am | 7 comments | 2084 Views

AROUND TOWN

MV's withdrawl could shut down animal shelter

Palo Alto's Animal Services Center, a fixture on East Bayshore Road for the past four decades, could be shut down or relocated...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2012
Last comment by Well, well, on Mar 28, 2012 at 3:47 pm | 7 comments | 1181 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

When background checks miss the mark

How a Peninsula private school unknowingly hired a teacher with a decades-long history of child molestation allegations....

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Apr 12, 2012 at 8:15 am | 7 comments | 1392 Views

AROUND TOWN

High-speed-rail analysis sets stage for more lawsuits

The state agency charged with building California's high-speed rail system approved on Thursday a long-debated environmental...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2012
Last comment by Grossman Woman, on Apr 25, 2012 at 9:40 pm | 7 comments | 1233 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police: Gun-wielding suspect 'targeted' victims

Two Mountain View men received a frightening wake-up call early Thursday morning, when a man with a gun entered their bedroom...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2012
Last comment by Fran, on Apr 30, 2012 at 9:21 am | 7 comments | 1163 Views

AROUND TOWN

Immigrant rights march draws people to downtown

A march focusing on immigration reform held in Mountain View on May Day had a wider focus thanks to the Occupy movement,...

Original post made on May. 2, 2012
Last comment by usa, on May 3, 2012 at 11:04 pm | 7 comments | 1364 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Electrification of Caltrain approved by board

Caltrain has received a unanimous thumbs-up by the Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board to electrify the Peninsula commuter-rail...

Original post made on May. 3, 2012
Last comment by Doug Pearson, on May 5, 2012 at 7:38 am | 7 comments | 2765 Views

AROUND TOWN

Burglary spree at The Americana Apartments complex

Residents of three separate units in a local apartment complex each filed police reports May 8 -- all of them reporting that...

Original post made on May. 10, 2012
Last comment by Jesse, on May 13, 2012 at 1:28 pm | 7 comments | 1571 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Seven injured in crash near Palo Alto-Mountain View border

A traffic collision involving an Airport shuttle van and three other vehicles in Palo Alto late Wednesday night sent seven...

Original post made on May. 17, 2012
Last comment by Sly, on May 18, 2012 at 5:38 pm | 7 comments | 1419 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: Voices Around Town | Budget Deficit

How should California deal with its budget deficit? Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/news/show_story.php?id=5678&e=y...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2012
Last comment by James, on Jun 6, 2012 at 10:16 pm | 7 comments | 1789 Views
<< < 102.75 103.75 104.75 105.75 106.75 > >>
Page 104.75 of 323

Handmade truffle shop now open in downtown Palo Alto
By Elena Kadvany | 3 comments | 2,407 views

Breastfeeding Tips
By Jessica T | 6 comments | 969 views

Who Says Kids Donít Eat Vegetables?
By Laura Stec | 5 comments | 731 views

Community Service Helps You, Too
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 1 comment | 600 views

Not Witty or Fun
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 595 views