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

Deal reached to save Milk Pail

Milk Pail Market owner Steve Rasmussen and developer Merlone Geier announced Tuesday night that they had reached a last-minute...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2014
Last comment by no more verbal public input, on Jul 7, 2014 at 11:25 pm | 66 comments | 24449 Views

AROUND TOWN

City could close Castro Street at train tracks

The idea, which is still being studied, would prevent traffic from crossing the tracks, blocking vehicles from Moffett Boulevard...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2016
Last comment by ValF., on Apr 7, 2016 at 11:23 pm | 65 comments | 13130 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 | 15217 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cycle track to replace expressway ramp

Despite outcry from neighbors over the possibility of increasing traffic jams on Moffett Boulevard, City Council members...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2013
Last comment by jon botelho, on Jul 3, 2013 at 12:04 pm | 65 comments | 11705 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Idea Farm' runs out of ideas on Highway 237

The "Idea Farm" truck — the ubiquitous vehicle parked around Mountain View featuring large spray-painted messages on...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2009
Last comment by bob clifford., on Oct 29, 2009 at 11:52 am | 64 comments | 11170 Views

AROUND TOWN

Merlone Geier seeks OK for city's tallest building

New plans for a large hotel and office building at San Antonio shopping center were met with more shock than support in a...

Original post made on May. 24, 2012
Last comment by Jamie, on Jun 14, 2012 at 3:19 pm | 63 comments | 16017 Views

AROUND TOWN

Grand plans for San Antonio shopping center

The developer in contract to buy 16 acres of the San Antonio shopping center released conceptual plans on Tuesday that promise...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2009
Last comment by jdm, on Feb 4, 2010 at 1:05 pm | 63 comments | 13225 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: Caltrain, bikes and 21st century choices

Caltrain ridership is at an all-time high, with big growth in bicycle riders. And yet, despite a capacity of 80 bikes on...

Original post made on May. 27, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 2, 2014 at 4:59 pm | 63 comments | 20446 Views

AROUND TOWN

City to create paid parking downtown

In anticipation of events at the new Levi's Stadium starting in August, on Tuesday City Council members approved a plan to...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2014
Last comment by Bull's Glass, on Jul 15, 2014 at 9:53 am | 63 comments | 13615 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man beaten unconscious in downtown mugging

A man was beaten unconscious and robbed of his wallet while another suffered injuries after being attacked in a downtown...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2009
Last comment by Hydroponics, on Nov 7, 2009 at 6:24 pm | 62 comments | 8444 Views

AROUND TOWN

Prometheus gets OK for apartments

The City Council on Tuesday approved a 184-unit luxury apartment project for one of the city's busiest intersections, despite...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2013
Last comment by @@Linda Too, on Oct 3, 2016 at 8:19 pm | 61 comments | 22567 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View City Council approves RV ban, homeless advocates to launch voter referendum to overturn it

The Mountain View City Council took a final vote Tuesday to enact a sweeping law prohibiting oversized vehicles from parking...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2019
Last comment by Huh, on Oct 27, 2019 at 1:09 am | 61 comments | 11159 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Distracted' driver hit woman on sidewalk

An elderly woman was hit by a "distracted" driver Wednesday while she was walking on the sidewalk near the intersection of...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2013
Last comment by Audrey, on Aug 1, 2013 at 1:16 pm | 61 comments | 10465 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council has concerns with Google fiber

Council members expressed concern Tuesday about some unusual requests from Google as it proposes the logistics for building...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2014
Last comment by DPk, on Oct 18, 2014 at 5:39 pm | 60 comments | 23990 Views

AROUND TOWN

Locals rally for city to boost minimum wage

A group of over 50 people gathered outside Mountain View City Hall Wednesday to call for a pay raise for the city's poorest...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2014
Last comment by MV Snob, on Feb 26, 2014 at 7:40 pm | 60 comments | 23309 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pedestrian critically injured in vehicle collision

A pedestrian is in critical condition this morning after she was struck by a vehicle on northbound El Monte Road near Marich...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2015
Last comment by THE DETAILS, on Nov 4, 2015 at 5:26 pm | 60 comments | 15238 Views

AROUND TOWN

Developer plans to keep Rose Market, other local businesses

A developer is promising that several popular businesses at the corner of El Camino Real and Castro Street won't have to...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2013
Last comment by Political Insider, on Oct 4, 2013 at 2:24 pm | 59 comments | 23212 Views

AROUND TOWN

Protesters clash at recruitment center

Dozens of people flocked to Mountain View's U.S. Army Career Center on Friday to stage a protest -- some to protest the presence...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2008
Last comment by Anonymous, on Feb 29, 2008 at 3:14 am | 59 comments | 11434 Views

AROUND TOWN

A graveyard of Google bikes

It's just one of the many perks of working at Google -- employees can take their pick from about 1,000 brightly colored bicycles...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2017
Last comment by business opportunity, on Jul 25, 2017 at 4:31 pm | 58 comments | 28267 Views

AROUND TOWN

City may prohibit marijuana dispensaries

This Tuesday the Mountain View City Council may decide to follow the lead of other cities in the area and impose an "interim...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2010
Last comment by Law, on Dec 4, 2010 at 5:01 am | 58 comments | 6930 Views
<< < 2 3 4 5 6 > >>
Page 4 of 290

Stay informed.

Get the day's top headlines from Mountain View Online sent to your inbox in the Express newsletter.

What to do if you get a noisy Rheem/Ruud heat pump water heater
By Sherry Listgarten | 14 comments | 3,920 views

Palo Alto's most feared food critic is … an Aussiedoodle?
By The Peninsula Foodist | 14 comments | 3,276 views

Do Palo Alto city officials ever, ever have enough money?
By Diana Diamond | 38 comments | 2,668 views

Don't Wait Till Your Child is 42 to Say "I'm Proud of You."
By Chandrama Anderson | 5 comments | 1,852 views

Travelin’ Solo: Salvation Mountain and East Jesus
By Laura Stec | 0 comments | 1,072 views