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

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 Reader, 21 hours ago | 7 comments | 1864 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 | 3348 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 | 5809 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 ex-Hooli person, on May 29, 2016 at 12:58 am | 26 comments | 1434 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 | 147 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 | 267 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. 1670 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. 1136 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kicking the tires

With outside grants set to expire, the cost of the Bike Share self-service bicycle-rental program will have to be shouldered...

Original post made on May. 24, 2016
Last comment by avid biker, on May 26, 2016 at 9:51 am | 23 comments | 2731 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google's clean-up plan for Hangar One to get a test run

Roughly one year after taking control of Moffett Federal Airfield, Google is set to start testing methods of purging toxic...

Original post made on May. 25, 2016
Last comment by the_punnisher, on May 25, 2016 at 6:46 pm | 1 comment | 2337 Views

AROUND TOWN

Upsetting sacred cows to solve housing crisis?

At a housing summit last week, a panel of experts and policymakers discussed the need for sacrificing some "sacred cows"...

Original post made on May. 19, 2016
Last comment by Fed Up, on May 25, 2016 at 2:59 pm | 49 comments | 4229 Views

AROUND TOWN

No criminal charges in alleged MVHS sexual assault

Mountain View police say that no arrests have been made following a sexual assault investigation at Mountain View High School...

Original post made on May. 20, 2016
Last comment by MVLA Parent, on May 25, 2016 at 8:14 am | 11 comments | 3162 Views

AROUND TOWN

House fire victim searching for missing dog

A two-alarm fire tore through the garage of a Sylvan Park home last Friday, injuring a man who said he lost all of his belongings...

Original post made on May. 22, 2016
Last comment by Charlene, on May 22, 2016 at 3:07 pm | 1 comment | 1569 Views

AROUND TOWN

The flight of the butterfly

Eleanor Laney remembers a time when it was easy to spot a butterfly fluttering by or perched on a flower. But for her and...

Original post made on May. 22, 2016
Last comment by ward johnnson, on May 22, 2016 at 7:03 am | 1 comment | 473 Views

AROUND TOWN

Neighborhood profile: Rex Manor-Mountain Shadows

Mountain View's Rex Manor-Mountain Shadows community is a potpourri of diversity in northern Santa Clara County. Bounded...

Original post made on May. 20, 2016
Last comment by Jes' Sayin', on May 20, 2016 at 11:04 pm | 1 comment | 444 Views

AROUND TOWN

Small fire burns Google Earth car, campus building

Mountain View police are reporting that a Google Earth car and a nearby building on the Google campus were both damaged by...

Original post made on May. 20, 2016
Last comment by who knows, on May 20, 2016 at 11:00 am | 1 comment | 2073 Views

AROUND TOWN

City to fly pride flag in June

A proposal to fly the LGBT pride flag in downtown Mountain View in June received the City Council's blessing, but not without...

Original post made on May. 18, 2016
Last comment by Sarah1000, on May 19, 2016 at 10:03 pm | 8 comments | 2203 Views

AROUND TOWN

What was Mountain View like in the '70s

I am new to the area and am curious what life was like in Mountain View in the 1970s, 1980s and even earlier. I would love...

Original post made by Newbie on Apr. 13, 2008
Last comment by Djgaydos, on May 19, 2016 at 11:07 am | 196 comments | 58411 Views

AROUND TOWN

Roundtable on Mountain View's metamorphosis

On Wednesday, May 18, a panel of experts will convene for a public discussion on the many changes affecting Mountain View...

Original post made on May. 16, 2016
Last comment by SP Phil, on May 19, 2016 at 10:51 am | 16 comments | 2859 Views

AROUND TOWN

City budget: Higher utility fees, adding 20 new staffers

Mountain View officials are set to begin a hiring spree and citywide improvements as part of their annual budget preparation....

Original post made on May. 13, 2016
Last comment by pensiontsunami.com, on May 19, 2016 at 12:15 am | 20 comments | 2096 Views
1 2 3 4 5 > >>
Page 1 of 199

Terún to open second Cal Ave restaurant
By Elena Kadvany | 10 comments | 6,367 views

“This is Never Gonna Go our Way . . .
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,395 views

Grill Baby Grill
By Laura Stec | 1 comment | 1,012 views

Changes to the 2017-2018 FAFSA
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 0 comments | 159 views