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Welcome to Town Square

With Town Square, readers can pose questions, answer inquiries, and leave comments on whatever topics they like -- from serious...

Original post made by Don Frances on May. 14, 2007
Last comment by anonymous, on Jun 13, 2007 at 8:51 pm | 17 comments | 5145 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sex crime suspect linked to multiple cases

The elderly San Jose man arrested earlier this month for allegedly sexually harassing a pair of young girls at Walmart is...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2013
Last comment by Maher, on Sep 17, 2013 at 9:01 pm | 7 comments | 5143 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No pink slips planned for MV Whisman teachers

Despite tough fiscal decisions ahead, the Mountain View Whisman School District will not be handing out pink slips come March...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2010
Last comment by Carl, on Mar 27, 2010 at 6:14 pm | 37 comments | 5139 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ex-symphony head charged with embezzlement

The former executive director of the Peninsula Symphony Association has been accused of embezzling hundreds of thousands...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Mar 13, 2014 at 1:39 pm | 6 comments | 5137 Views

BOOKS

College textbooks go online

At a time when going to college is more costly than ever, there is one bright spot for students: Due to the use of online...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2009
Last comment by Amit Sehgal, on Oct 5, 2009 at 1:32 am | 2 comments | 5128 Views

RESTAURANTS

Kauai BBQ Grill - Closed?!?!

Does anyone know why Kauai BBQ Grill on Dana St closed down? I loved the Hawaiian BBQ food there and the other competitors...

Original post made by Thumper on Jul. 17, 2007
Last comment by Kari, on Oct 13, 2007 at 10:39 am | 5 comments | 5125 Views

AROUND TOWN

Candidate threatened, campaign signs defaced

Several of Mayor Mike Kasperzak's re-election campaign signs have been defaced along Cuesta Drive, with the words "liar"...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2012
Last comment by Political Insider, on Sep 29, 2012 at 7:59 pm | 35 comments | 5116 Views

AROUND TOWN

New year, old rule: Spare the Air

The new year is starting in the Bay Area the same way the old year ended -- with a Winter Spare the Air alert banning wood...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2014
Last comment by Anon, on Jan 2, 2014 at 2:20 pm | 2 comments | 5110 Views

AROUND TOWN

Officials investigate Sims fire

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District is investigating Sunday's fire at a scrap metal recycling facility in Redwood...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2013
Last comment by Pissed, on Nov 12, 2013 at 10:35 pm | 4 comments | 5099 Views

RESTAURANTS

Blue Sky Cafe

Would anyone like to see the Blue Sky Cafe again?? call 650-575-889or e mail chefbetty@sbcglobal.net...

Original post made by Betty Ewing on Jul. 24, 2007
There are no comments yet. 5094 Views

AROUND TOWN

Report: Minton's project would decrease traffic

Despite downtown neighborhood complaints to the contrary, the 213 apartments proposed to take the place of Minton's Lumber...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2010
Last comment by Political Insider, on Feb 1, 2010 at 8:45 pm | 42 comments | 5089 Views

AROUND TOWN

Memories in rhyme

According to Jacqueline Chan Valencic, the '50s and '60s were a great time to grow up in Mountain View. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2007
Last comment by Ron Welti, on Oct 17, 2011 at 2:24 pm | 4 comments | 5086 Views

AROUND TOWN

FREE Community Arts Day at CSMA!

Bring the kids to the Community School of Music and Arts (CSMA) at Finn Center on Saturday, June 23, from 11 am to 3 pm for...

Original post made by csma on May. 18, 2007
There are no comments yet. 5085 Views

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Kids race their handbuild Soap Box Cars today on Dana St.

Join us! Mountain View hots the first annual Soap Box Derby races TODAY and TOMORROW (6/9-10) at the 100 block of Dana Street...

Original post made by Renata Stachura on Jun. 9, 2007
There are no comments yet. 5080 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Arrest in year-old rape case

Mountain View police announced a break in a 2006 rape case with the arrest last Friday of a Milpitas man accused of the crime. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2007
Last comment by GSB, on Jun 27, 2007 at 2:29 pm | 2 comments | 5063 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New group slams LASD board performance

A new nonprofit group, critical of Los Altos School District leadership and spending, ran ads in the <I>Voice</I></B> and...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2014
Last comment by Mayer-Ct, on Jun 16, 2014 at 7:38 pm | 59 comments | 5063 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Fire department offers safe prescription drug disposal

The Mountain View Fire Department will be collecting unwanted prescription medications for disposal this Saturday, Oct. 26. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2013
Last comment by Carrie Sandahl, on Oct 24, 2013 at 8:47 am | 5 comments | 5061 Views

AROUND TOWN

City eyes new technology for downtown parking

As the number of cars being parked downtown reaches unprecedented levels, on Tuesday, City Council members considered the...

Original post made on May. 23, 2014
Last comment by DC, on May 27, 2014 at 10:08 pm | 16 comments | 5058 Views

AROUND TOWN

Resentment builds against fruit thieves

Downtown property owners say they are creeped out and irritated by the regular presence of fruit thieves in their neighborhood...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2009
Last comment by Carmingo, on Jul 13, 2014 at 4:00 pm | 37 comments | 5053 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Breathing easier

A woman from Yuba City can finally breathe easy &#8212; literally &#8212; thanks to a relatively new procedure she underwent...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2013
Last comment by Muthiah, on Aug 3, 2013 at 7:22 pm | 1 comment | 5045 Views
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