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

ELECTIONS

Props to you, Californians: A preview of what's on your November ballot

California voters will directly decide the fate of 12 ballot propositions on their November ballot -- from taxes to rent...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2020
Last comment by Brian, on Oct 7, 2020 at 12:57 pm | 5 comments | 5194 Views

ELECTIONS

Election roundup: Endorsements roll in for Mountain View City Council and local school boards

With less than two months to go before Election Day, several local and regional groups are weighing in with endorsements...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2020
Last comment by MyOpinion, on Oct 7, 2020 at 11:45 am | 22 comments | 9780 Views

ELECTIONS

Red flag warning, Spare the Air alerts extended due to hot weather

The National Weather Service extended and expanded its red flag warning Thursday due to fire concerns in the Bay Area as...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2020
Last comment by Trump tests positive, on Oct 1, 2020 at 11:59 pm | 1 comment | 3632 Views

ELECTIONS

Mountain View City Council incumbents take big lead raising funds for reelection

The two incumbents in the race for the Mountain View City Council this year have raised far more money than their opponents...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Sep 29, 2020 at 1:33 pm | 4 comments | 5812 Views

ELECTIONS

Letters to the editor: Mountain View City Council election, Caltrain measure, climate change

Letters to the editor on the Mountain View City Council election, the Mountain View-Los Altos High School board election,...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2020
Last comment by MV neighbor, on Sep 28, 2020 at 5:45 pm | 8 comments | 4870 Views

ELECTIONS

Protester demanding justice for Breonna Taylor stop traffic in Menlo Park

More than 150 people from around the Bay Area gathered Friday evening in Menlo Park in a protest that called for justice...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Sep 26, 2020 at 12:37 pm | 5 comments | 4187 Views

ELECTIONS

Santa Clara County acts with $5M to relieve strain on tenants, landlords

Struggling tenants and landlords impacted by COVID-19 may be eligible for a financial lifeline, as the Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Sep 24, 2020 at 10:40 pm | 3 comments | 4428 Views

ELECTIONS

New statewide eviction moratorium upends local rules, leading to more eviction notices

A patchwork of local ordinances designed to block evictions during the coronavirus pandemic has been completely wiped out...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Sep 22, 2020 at 7:32 pm | 3 comments | 6143 Views

ELECTIONS

Guest opinion: A police explorer's perspective on how to improve police training

In an op-ed, Los Altos High School student Jeannette Wang, a police explorer at the Mountain View Police Department, offers...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2020
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Sep 22, 2020 at 1:57 pm | 9 comments | 7028 Views

ELECTIONS

Los Altos Women's Caucus Presents Female Candidates

Women candidates for three local races will be featured at the upcoming candidate's night on Zoom: Los Altos City Council,...

Original post made by Vicki Reeder on Sep. 18, 2020
There are no comments yet. 838 Views

ELECTIONS

Palo Alto faces lawsuit over 'residents-only' policy at Foothills Park

A group of civil rights organizations and residents filed a lawsuit against Palo Alto on Tuesday in a bid to repeal a contentious...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2020
Last comment by USA, on Sep 17, 2020 at 5:54 pm | 3 comments | 6037 Views

ELECTIONS

El Camino Healthcare District ends misconduct investigation into board member Julia Miller

El Camino Healthcare District's board of directors took no action last week following an investigation into complaints that...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2020
Last comment by Corporate payoff?, on Sep 17, 2020 at 4:04 pm | 3 comments | 7081 Views

ELECTIONS

This year, your voting center might be staffed by your grandchildren

With the election coming up in less than 50 days, Santa Clara County faces the challenge of getting at least 2,000, healthy...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2020
Last comment by Gary, on Sep 17, 2020 at 2:46 pm | 1 comment | 4472 Views

ELECTIONS

Appeals court reverses injunction blocking removal of protected immigrant groups

A federal appeals court in San Francisco on Monday reversed a 2018 preliminary injunction that blocked the Department of...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2020
Last comment by Gary, on Sep 15, 2020 at 1:11 pm | 1 comment | 3974 Views

ELECTIONS

Want to get to know your local candidates? Here's a list of election debates, forums

We've compiled a list of local election debates and forums taking place virtually for Midpeninsula voters ahead of the Nov....

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2020
Last comment by Thida Cornes -President of Shoreline West Neighborhood Association , on Sep 14, 2020 at 3:00 pm | 8 comments | 7551 Views

ELECTIONS

Google unveils massive mixed-use housing and office village in East Whisman

Google announced on Tuesday a proposal to build more than a million square feet of offices and up to 1,850 new homes in the...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2020
Last comment by Peter Gavin, on Sep 14, 2020 at 11:56 am | 24 comments | 45553 Views

ELECTIONS

Guest opinion: Why doesn’t Mountain View protect its mobile home residents?

In an op-ed, the Mountain View Mobile Home Alliance writes about the lack of protections for the city’s mobile home residents. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Sep 14, 2020 at 12:09 am | 18 comments | 9449 Views

ELECTIONS

El Camino Healthcare District launches misconduct investigation into one of its own board members

El Camino Healthcare District's board of directors voted 3-1 this month to launch an investigation into a complaint that...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2020
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Sep 12, 2020 at 10:02 am | 9 comments | 9112 Views

ELECTIONS

Mail-in voting has no partisan advantage, Stanford researchers say

Mail-in and absentee ballots improve voter turnout, but the argument that one political party would have an advantage over...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Sep 10, 2020 at 5:28 am | 3 comments | 5072 Views

ELECTIONS

Sales tax would be 'game changer' for pandemic-hit Caltrain, board chair says

With few riders and ongoing tensions over its governance, Caltrain is asking voters to approve an eighth-cent sales tax measure...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2020
Last comment by Gary, on Sep 8, 2020 at 3:34 pm | 16 comments | 6127 Views
<< < 2 3 4 5 6 > >>
Page 4 of 51

Get the most important local news stories sent straight to your inbox daily.

All-day Indian cafe opens in Redwood City with a focus on takeout
By Elena Kadvany | 0 comments | 12,315 views

Polar vortexes and clean energy in the Upper Midwest
By Sherry Listgarten | 4 comments | 3,517 views

Premarital and Couples: What Happens in Vegas Doesn't Stay in Vegas
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 2,521 views

Union demands too many: Open up the schools now!
By Diana Diamond | 12 comments | 2,521 views

 

Calling all photographers!

Enter your best shots in the Peninsula Photo Contest. Open to anyone who lives, works or attends school within the 650 area code. There are both Adult and Youth divisions and six different categories to submit your digital images. Deadline for entries is March 22.

Contest Details