Town Square | Mountain View Online |

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

EPA seeks to remove Mountain View site from Superfund list, despite lingering chemical plume

A Mountain View property once brimming with toxic contaminants is now officially being pulled from the U.S. Environmental...

Original post made on May. 5, 2020
Last comment by Gas man, on May 6, 2020 at 2:59 pm | 8 comments | 9176 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letters to the editor: Climate change, COVID-19 and mental health

Letters to the editor on climate change and discussing mental health during the coronavirus pandemic. Read the full story...

Original post made on May. 3, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on May 5, 2020 at 1:18 pm | 24 comments | 5063 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bay Area extends — and loosens — stay-at-home orders

The Bay Area's stay-at-home orders will stretch on until at least the end of May, though construction workers, gardeners...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2020
Last comment by Randy Guelph, on May 1, 2020 at 7:24 pm | 13 comments | 6065 Views

AROUND TOWN

Remdesivir drug trials show patients are recovering from COVID-19

Patients are recovering from COVID-19 when they are given the experimental drug remdesivir, according to two separate studies...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Apr 30, 2020 at 11:40 pm | 12 comments | 4978 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mayors urge for more COVID-19 testing sites in Santa Clara County

Mayors from every city in Santa Clara County co-signed a letter to county leaders this week offering their assistance in...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2020
Last comment by ronewolf, on Apr 30, 2020 at 5:02 pm | 5 comments | 3937 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ordered home delivery? A robot could be coming to your front door.

Delivery robots might become the new norm during the COVID-19 pandemic. One Mountain View robotics startup is set to deploy...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2020
Last comment by John, on Apr 29, 2020 at 10:04 am | 4 comments | 10950 Views

AROUND TOWN

Coronavirus Central: Second COVID-19 patient dies in Santa Clara County

Santa Clara County's second fatality as a result of COVID-19 was a woman in her 80s who was admitted to the hospital on Monday....

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2020
Last comment by drslb, on Apr 27, 2020 at 8:39 pm | 11 comments | 57132 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woman swerves to avoid collision, dies in rollover crash on U.S. Highway 101 in Palo Alto

A woman who suddenly veered her car away from an oncoming collision on U.S. Highway 101 in Palo Alto on Monday afternoon...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2020
Last comment by Gary, on Apr 22, 2020 at 9:29 pm | 8 comments | 8080 Views

AROUND TOWN

Layoffs. Red tape. Anxiety. Small businesses fight to survive pandemic.

Small businesses throughout the Midpeninsula are facing painful decisions as they seek to weather the increasingly perilous...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Apr 21, 2020 at 4:31 pm | 8 comments | 5237 Views

AROUND TOWN

Families raise $20K to help needy residents at laundromats in Mountain View, San Jose

It may seem like an unlikely place to find generosity during a global pandemic, but local laundromats are the focus of a...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2020
Last comment by Oscar, on Apr 21, 2020 at 2:34 pm | 1 comment | 10254 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View triples its rent relief package to $1.6M

Mountain View will drastically increase its emergency funding for renters who are out of work due to the new coronavirus,...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Apr 21, 2020 at 1:04 pm | 20 comments | 19697 Views

AROUND TOWN

Coronavirus weekend update: Mountain View nursing home with COVID-19 cases identified

Less than 11 healthcare workers and patients at the Mountain View Healthcare Center have tested positive for the coronavirus. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2020
Last comment by The source, on Apr 19, 2020 at 9:13 am | 2 comments | 17923 Views

AROUND TOWN

Reopen California? That's the toughest phase yet, Newsom says

Gov. Gavin Newsom said he will not lift his shelter-in-place order until adequate suppression and mitigation measures are...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2020
Last comment by Rent assistance IS for landlords, on Apr 18, 2020 at 6:27 pm | 10 comments | 4721 Views

AROUND TOWN

Emergency funds for local residents out of work: Where to go and how to apply

Millions of dollars in emergency funds are now available for residents who have lost wages due to the new coronavirus. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2020
Last comment by Rent assistance IS for landlords, on Apr 18, 2020 at 5:44 pm | 10 comments | 9108 Views

AROUND TOWN

What we're eating now: 15 local dishes to order for takeout during the coronavirus shutdown

Here are 15 takeout dishes we've enjoyed of late, from warming phở tai and barbacoa tacos to flaky buttermilk biscuits...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2020
Last comment by Bossy Bossy, on Apr 15, 2020 at 3:20 pm | 4 comments | 5349 Views

AROUND TOWN

With everyone sheltering at home, volunteers step up to foster animals

The pandemic has dramatically altered animal-rescue operations throughout the region, where hundreds of volunteers have opened...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Apr 14, 2020 at 6:12 pm | 2 comments | 4349 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View's safe parking lot is now open 24/7, and RV dwellers are moving in

Residents living in cars and RVs finally have a safe, dedicated place to park their vehicles during the day in Mountain View. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Apr 12, 2020 at 4:06 pm | 34 comments | 35376 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: Caring for our most vulnerable residents

In an op-ed, Community Services Agency Executive Director Tom Myers writes about how CSA and others in the community are...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2020
Last comment by Good Job Mtn View, on Apr 12, 2020 at 10:28 am | 1 comment | 4757 Views

AROUND TOWN

Redwood City company shifts operations to make face shields for hospitals

Before the coronavirus pandemic rocked the world, Carbon used its printing technology to crank out midsoles for Adidas. Now,...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2020
Last comment by Neilson Buchanan, on Apr 9, 2020 at 5:17 pm | 1 comment | 4148 Views

AROUND TOWN

Santa Clara County hopeful about slowed growth in COVID-19 cases

In the latest sign that the Bay Area shutdown is effectively containing the spread of the coronavirus, Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2020
Last comment by Hahaha, on Apr 9, 2020 at 6:33 am | 8 comments | 4786 Views
<< < 3 4 5 6 7 > >>
Page 5 of 272

Get fact-based reporting on the COVID-19 crisis sent to your inbox daily.

'Buck's will never die.' After 29 years, owners pass longtime Woodside favorite to their sons
By Elena Kadvany | 5 comments | 4,361 views

Kids and sugar: A cautionary tale
By Sherry Listgarten | 7 comments | 2,696 views

Couples: Are you Committed to your Vows or Dysfunction?
By Chandrama Anderson | 1 comment | 2,281 views

Do peaceful protests do any good? How about the more violent ones?
By Diana Diamond | 8 comments | 1,316 views