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

ELECTIONS

LASD narrows down new school options

After months of soliciting public opinion from hundreds of district parents and residents, the Los Altos School District...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2015
Last comment by Not in MV, on Sep 21, 2015 at 10:56 am | 76 comments | 8971 Views

ELECTIONS

Don't sign the Measure V Too Costly petition

Petition from "Measure V Too Costly" is deceptive. Fake news alert! Read the full story here https://www.mv-voice.com/print/story/2018/05/04/dont-sign-the-measure-v-too-costly-peti...

Original post made on May. 4, 2018
Last comment by The Business Man, on May 16, 2018 at 8:29 am | 76 comments | 4791 Views

AROUND TOWN

High-cost housing creates desperate living conditions

As the cost of living in Mountain View climbs, a city inspector says that in recent years he's found families living in shocking...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2013
Last comment by ac, on Jan 23, 2016 at 9:31 pm | 75 comments | 22139 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council approves huge, 583-unit complex

At the Sept. 27 meeting, the Mountain View City Council unanimously gave the green light for one of the city's largest apartment...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2016
Last comment by Member, on Oct 31, 2016 at 5:02 pm | 75 comments | 18443 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

City is growing, public school attendance is dropping

Mountain View schools are facing a strange predicament. The local economy is humming along, people are moving into the city...

Original post made on May. 26, 2015
Last comment by PACT parent, on Jun 12, 2015 at 1:45 am | 74 comments | 16997 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD polls: Put Bullis Charter School in Mountain View

Finding a home for Bullis Charter School has been a contentious issue that has split Los Altos School District residents...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2020
Last comment by not a bad idea, on Feb 11, 2020 at 7:19 pm | 74 comments | 6668 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council backs plans to replace historic restaurants with offices

A proposed four-story office project at 938 Villa St. emerged the winner at the Nov. 28 meeting despite treading through...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2017
Last comment by Shame, on Dec 12, 2017 at 11:27 am | 74 comments | 7791 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Google plans for-sale condos in North Bayshore

Want to own a home in Mountain View's North Bayshore? If things play out according to Google's plans, there could be about...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2019
Last comment by Yimby #2, on Feb 15, 2019 at 2:42 pm | 74 comments | 13581 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council: thumbs down on El Camino Real bike lanes

Bicyclists who brave the ride on El Camino Real aren't going to be getting help from the city anytime soon, if council member...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2013
Last comment by reader, on Oct 25, 2013 at 8:21 pm | 74 comments | 34600 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council will defend Measure V in court

Despite plenty of misgivings, the Mountain View City Council signaled that the city would rally to defend the voter-approved...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jan 31, 2017 at 6:28 pm | 74 comments | 10270 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pedestrian accidents hit 10-year high

Pedestrian-related collisions rose sharply in Mountain View last year, reaching the highest number of reported accidents...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2018
Last comment by Children, on Mar 16, 2018 at 4:31 pm | 74 comments | 8523 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Bullis should hit pause on Mountain View plan

While Bullis Charter School has the ability to charge ahead and expand into Mountain View under state law that favors charter...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2018
Last comment by Bloviate, on Jan 10, 2019 at 7:01 pm | 73 comments | 9067 Views

OTHER ISSUES

LASD eyes former mayor's property

As Target proposes to rebuild its Showers Drive store, Los Altos School District officials are apparently eyeing the land...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2013
Last comment by tommygee54, on Apr 26, 2013 at 8:56 pm | 73 comments | 12691 Views

OTHER ISSUES

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 Jun. 27, 2013
Last comment by Parent, on Apr 3, 2015 at 1:12 pm | 73 comments | 14355 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Huge demand for pricey new apartments in Mountain View

Across the street from the downtown train station Mountain View's first new apartment complex in more than 10 years is luxurious...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2013
Last comment by William Hitchens, on Oct 5, 2014 at 5:43 pm | 72 comments | 47150 Views

AROUND TOWN

Legal battle ends between Bullis, LASD

The California Supreme Court declined to hear an appeal from the Los Altos School District on Jan. 18, effectively ending...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2012
Last comment by Sam, on Jan 30, 2012 at 9:48 am | 72 comments | 5916 Views

OTHER ISSUES

The little house on Boranda Avenue

City officials say they explored every alternative they could think of before deciding to demolish an elderly woman's home...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2010
Last comment by kaliphamolema, on Jun 12, 2010 at 9:16 am | 71 comments | 25833 Views

ELECTIONS

Rent control adversaries spar at City Hall

Tuesday's City Council meeting turned into a heated standoff between groups feuding over a new effort to weaken the Mountain...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2018
Last comment by The Business Man, on Apr 25, 2018 at 12:27 pm | 71 comments | 6843 Views

OTHER ISSUES

The end of the drive-thru on El Camino?

Citing human health, climate change and neighbor concerns, the City Council took aim at the uniquely American creation known...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2012
Last comment by Ian, on Mar 4, 2012 at 7:12 am | 70 comments | 28902 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Can't compete with free eats

A group of restaurant owners north of Highway 101 say they have been watching their customers disappear as Google expands...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2013
Last comment by Laura, on Jul 23, 2013 at 1:34 am | 70 comments | 127337 Views
<< < 5 6 7 8 9 > >>
Page 7 of 577

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

The Nut House is back -- with a self-taught chef and Palo Alto native in the kitchen
By Elena Kadvany | 18 comments | 7,234 views

Public statues: Up or down? But does the historical importance of the individuals represented matter?
By Diana Diamond | 40 comments | 4,027 views

Bay Area and Palo Alto RHNA
By Steve Levy | 16 comments | 2,345 views

Stay Together or End the Relationship? Independence or Interdependence?
By Chandrama Anderson | 1 comment | 1,842 views