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

City agrees to share $50 million with schools

An agreement to share the property taxes of the likes of Google with local schools has been approved by the City Council...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2013
Last comment by Longtime MVer, on Jul 9, 2013 at 7:52 pm | 10 comments | 1227 Views

OTHER ISSUES

New city property a 'food forest' in the making?

It may be hard to imagine walking into a park in the heart of Silicon Valley and being able to eat freely from an abundance...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2013
Last comment by Denise , on Jul 9, 2013 at 8:06 am | 23 comments | 2342 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Judge: LASD may split Bullis

In the latest decision in the ongoing legal battle between Bullis Charter School and the Los Altos School District, a judge...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2013
Last comment by Just Say No to Kool-Aide, on Jul 8, 2013 at 3:59 pm | 23 comments | 1454 Views

OTHER ISSUES

SFO plane crash kills two, dozens injured

A Boeing 777 aircraft crashed on the runway at San Francisco International Airport on Saturday morning, killing at least...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2013
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Jul 8, 2013 at 11:05 am | 3 comments | 1102 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Google wants to incorporate wildlife into new office project

The planners behind Google's first ground-up office development in Silicon Valley want to bring wetland wildlife into the...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2013
Last comment by SiliconHouse, on Jul 8, 2013 at 10:26 am | 16 comments | 5200 Views

AROUND TOWN

A spirited local business

Within minutes of the beginning of our conversation, Dave Classick makes his intentions plain. "Our whole function here is...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2013
Last comment by Yah but, on Jul 8, 2013 at 9:47 am | 14 comments | 2427 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View celebrates the Fourth

The Fourth of July was marked by warm weather and lots of people looking for a cool place to view the fireworks at Shoreline....

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2013
Last comment by Just me, on Jul 6, 2013 at 10:13 am | 3 comments | 842 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bay Area celebrates July 4 with fireworks, festivals

From San Jose to San Francisco, the Bay Area plans to go out with a bang for this Thursday for the Fourth of July, with fireworks,...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2013
Last comment by Mr Advice, on Jul 5, 2013 at 7:16 am | 3 comments | 1303 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district to film, stream meetings

With the board of trustees' informal blessing, officials with the Mountain View Whisman School District have begun taking...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2013
Last comment by GSB, on Jul 3, 2013 at 10:48 pm | 4 comments | 1253 Views

AROUND TOWN

Car crashes when driver passes out

Police say a driver apparently passed out behind the wheel, veered across several lanes and crashed into a tree right next...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2013
Last comment by Doug Pearson, on Jul 3, 2013 at 4:53 pm | 4 comments | 1534 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man shot in head during robbery

A man was shot in the head during a struggle with a robber on Monday afternoon on Fairchild Drive, police said. Officers...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2013
Last comment by Steve, on Jul 3, 2013 at 2:57 pm | 14 comments | 2842 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council needs to rethink animal control ordinance

Last year, the City of Mountain View awarded the city's contract for animal services to the Silicon Valley Animal Control...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2013
Last comment by Denise, on Jul 3, 2013 at 2:33 pm | 2 comments | 1299 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cycle track to replace expressway ramp

Despite outcry from neighbors over the possibility of increasing traffic jams on Moffett Boulevard, City Council members...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2013
Last comment by jon botelho, on Jul 3, 2013 at 12:04 pm | 64 comments | 4376 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Navy to close bargain stores at Moffett

The Navy has announced that its Moffett Field hardware store, department store and barber shop will close Feb. 2 as part...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2007
Last comment by Ron Wellendorf, on Jul 3, 2013 at 10:36 am | 4 comments | 4834 Views

OTHER ISSUES

A victory march for marriage equality

On the evening of the Supreme Court ruling against California's gay marriage ban, over 100 people marched through downtown...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2013
Last comment by Jonathan K., on Jul 2, 2013 at 6:52 pm | 4 comments | 1197 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Whisman budget outlook rosy despite deficit

Although its new budget shows the Mountain View Whisman School District running a structural deficit in the coming school...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2013
Last comment by incognito, on Jul 2, 2013 at 3:00 pm | 4 comments | 1782 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fitness center to replace Grant Road businesses

City Council members struggled to keep a bagel shop in business as a shopping center owner proposed to replace it and several...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2013
Last comment by Bill Hitchens, on Jul 2, 2013 at 7:45 am | 1 comment | 1013 Views

AROUND TOWN

Girl dies after Saturday accident on Highway 280

An 11-year-old girl died from injuries sustained in Saturday's rollover accident on Interstate 280, according to the California...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2013
Last comment by MV Mama, on Jul 1, 2013 at 4:26 pm | 2 comments | 1244 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Transitional kindergarten eases youngest children into the classroom

A lot can happen in a year. Ann Hanneman knows this from both personal experience and the short time she has spent teaching...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2012
Last comment by Khash, on Jun 30, 2013 at 12:05 pm | 9 comments | 11054 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man stabbed in senior center parking lot

A local man was stabbed in the ribs and suffered "non-life-threatening" injuries Monday night in the parking lot of the Mountain...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2013
Last comment by sEaN, on Jun 29, 2013 at 2:04 pm | 6 comments | 1155 Views
<< < 50.25 51.25 52.25 53.25 54.25 > >>
Page 52.25 of 323

Handmade truffle shop now open in downtown Palo Alto
By Elena Kadvany | 3 comments | 2,242 views

Breastfeeding Tips
By Jessica T | 4 comments | 691 views

Who Says Kids Donít Eat Vegetables?
By Laura Stec | 5 comments | 468 views

Community Service Helps You, Too
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 1 comment | 387 views