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

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 Bill D, 9 hours ago | 223 comments | 71268 Views

AROUND TOWN

Many ideas, little consensus on housing crisis

Everyone seems to agree that the housing situation in the Bay Area has reached a crisis -- but what to do about it remains...

Original post made on May. 23, 2017
Last comment by YIMBY, on May 29, 2017 at 12:02 am | 32 comments | 2038 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community activist Elena Pacheco dies of cancer

A tireless volunteer and community activist, Elena Pacheco seemed to be involved in almost every cause in Mountain View --...

Original post made on May. 25, 2017
Last comment by Cami, on May 26, 2017 at 11:41 pm | 6 comments | 1448 Views

AROUND TOWN

Voice wins Online General Excellence at statewide journalism contest

The Mountain View Voice won the Online General Excellence award at the California Newspaper Publishers Association Better...

Original post made on May. 26, 2017
Last comment by Kacey Carpenter, on May 26, 2017 at 4:33 pm | 1 comment | 91 Views

AROUND TOWN

No more hungry summers

Too many children go hungry in Mountain View during the summer, and it's time to do something about it. Read the full story...

Original post made on May. 26, 2017
Last comment by Parent , on May 26, 2017 at 3:47 pm | 5 comments | 2077 Views

AROUND TOWN

North Bayshore a boomtown for cheaper housing -- if it gets built

With the potential to more than double the city's affordable housing stock, Mountain View's goal to transform North Bayshore...

Original post made on May. 19, 2017
Last comment by Xyz, on May 26, 2017 at 11:24 am | 7 comments | 2088 Views

AROUND TOWN

$647M to electrify Caltrain tracks approved

Caltrain's electrification project can move forward as the Federal Transit Administration plans to sign a $647 million grant...

Original post made on May. 22, 2017
Last comment by Rail Rider, on May 26, 2017 at 9:08 am | 11 comments | 2889 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hangar One restoration to take until 2025

Google's pledge to restore and reskin Moffett Field's iconic Hangar One is going to take longer than originally anticipated....

Original post made on May. 24, 2017
Last comment by Trey, on May 26, 2017 at 8:36 am | 9 comments | 2020 Views

AROUND TOWN

Voice wins Online General Excellence at statewide journalism contest

The Mountain View Voice won the Online General Excellence award at the California Newspaper Publishers Association Better...

Original post made on May. 20, 2017
Last comment by Romulan, on May 24, 2017 at 8:00 pm | 11 comments | 1582 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kitchen fire at Google I/O injures six

The second day of Google's I/O conference was brought to a halt just before 4 p.m. on Thursday afternoon when a fire broke...

Original post made on May. 19, 2017
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on May 23, 2017 at 4:08 pm | 3 comments | 3049 Views

AROUND TOWN

City's crime rate dips down in 2016

It's almost all sunshine and good news in the Mountain View Police Department's annual crime tally for 2016. Read the full...

Original post made on May. 23, 2017
Last comment by @2016?, on May 23, 2017 at 2:49 pm | 2 comments | 1429 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google relaunches Bay View project

As Google embarks on its ambitious plans to create a signature headquarters, the company's building spree is now stretching...

Original post made on May. 20, 2017
Last comment by jean, on May 20, 2017 at 2:41 pm | 2 comments | 4985 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hangar One restoration to take until 2025

Google's pledge to restore and reskin Moffett Field's iconic Hangar One is going to take longer than originally anticipated....

Original post made on May. 19, 2017
Last comment by resident, on May 19, 2017 at 11:52 pm | 2 comments | 267 Views

AROUND TOWN

North Bayshore a boomtown for cheaper housing — if it gets built

With the potential to more than double the city's affordable housing stock, Mountain View's goal to transform North Bayshore...

Original post made on May. 19, 2017
Last comment by a MV resident, on May 19, 2017 at 10:49 pm | 1 comment | 199 Views

AROUND TOWN

New rent control committee gets an earful

At its first meeting, Mountain View's new Rental Housing Committee dipped its toes into a torrent of controversy surrounding...

Original post made on May. 11, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man, on May 19, 2017 at 9:45 am | 65 comments | 5565 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google veers from city's North Bayshore vision

A review of the city's North Bayshore precise plan on Tuesday, Nov. 29, left some council members wondering if they were...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2016
Last comment by @the_dummisher, on May 18, 2017 at 10:51 pm | 26 comments | 12043 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community Foundation ramps up support for immigrants

The Silicon Valley Community Foundation is ramping up grants to nonprofit organizations devoted to advising and ensuring...

Original post made on May. 17, 2017
Last comment by Reading Comprehension, on May 17, 2017 at 5:02 pm | 6 comments | 1453 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man exposes himself to woman with her toddler

A woman and her toddler encountered a naked man who was touching himself in the Palo Alto Baylands Wednesday afternoon, Palo...

Original post made on May. 13, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1172 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pension debt a thorny issue for city

Diving into the city's annual budget last week, Mountain View's elected leaders took a magnifying glass to a $128 million...

Original post made on May. 7, 2017
Last comment by Financial Acumen?, on May 12, 2017 at 4:54 pm | 13 comments | 2982 Views

AROUND TOWN

NASA seeks coders for ultimate challenge

For a programmer, this is a challenge equivalent to climbing Mount Everest. Officials at the NASA Ames Research Center announced...

Original post made on May. 10, 2017
Last comment by @the_dummisher, on May 11, 2017 at 5:23 pm | 3 comments | 3721 Views
1 2 3 4 5 > >>
Page 1 of 217

Cherries and Berries
By Laura Stec | 6 comments | 1,652 views

Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength . . .
By Chandrama Anderson | 2 comments | 1,142 views