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


Pour one out for Bierhaus

It's last call for Bierhaus. The popular Castro Street pub must close its doors for good on Friday, Sept. 28, amid a long-simmering...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2018
Last comment by Pour 2 out for the dog!, on Oct 4, 2018 at 4:42 pm | 12 comments | 9741 Views


When home becomes the classroom

Schools are shut down for at least three weeks, likely the rest of the school year. What will distance learning look like...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2020
Last comment by Nice, on Mar 23, 2020 at 12:34 pm | 4 comments | 9741 Views


Three new principals hired as Mountain View schools prepare for distance learning

The Mountain View Whisman School District announced a slate of new hires Thursday night, including three new principals tasked...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2020
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Sep 29, 2020 at 12:26 pm | 16 comments | 9740 Views


Mountain View's Grand Central Station is in the works

The City Council began talking about a major new downtown transit center and Caltrain station on Tuesday, along with the...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2015
Last comment by David Speakman, on Mar 17, 2015 at 11:06 pm | 48 comments | 9738 Views


No ice for this ice cream

Yet another ice cream shop in Palo Alto? It's a crowded field, but it would be wrong to dismiss Scoop Microcreamery, a small-batch,...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2013
Last comment by reader, on Nov 7, 2013 at 7:27 pm | 1 comment | 9737 Views


Santa Clara County moves closer to opening youth inpatient psych unit

After about six months of staff research and gathering of community input on the utter lack of inpatient psychiatric beds...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2015
Last comment by Dana Bunnett, on Dec 18, 2015 at 1:45 pm | 5 comments | 9728 Views


Regulations, residents often hamper affordable housing

On paper, it seemed like a project no one could oppose: a 60-unit apartment complex for low-income seniors in one of the...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2016
Last comment by Douglas Moran, on Aug 15, 2016 at 3:57 pm | 15 comments | 9726 Views


Housing woes still dominate city politics

Pent-up housing demand continues to dominate Mountain View city politics through 2018. Read the full story here

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2019
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jan 7, 2019 at 9:45 pm | 34 comments | 9723 Views


Mountain View City Council approves six-story condos, ratcheting up neighborhood density

In the latest growth spurt for the rapidly evolving San Antonio neighborhood, the Mountain View City Council voted Tuesday...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2020
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Nov 24, 2020 at 10:53 am | 17 comments | 9721 Views


Drones set to patrol at Shoreline music festival

Mountain View police will be on the lookout for crime from a different vantage point this Saturday, using security drones...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2018
Last comment by DRONES, on Jul 23, 2018 at 9:46 am | 37 comments | 9716 Views


NASA Ames to open campus to public

As it celebrates its 75th year, NASA Ames Research Center is holding a rare open house event on Saturday, Oct. 18, allowing...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2014
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on Sep 5, 2014 at 2:29 pm | 6 comments | 9713 Views


App to help heart attack victims

Sudden cardiac arrest? There's an app for that. Health and safety officials from Mountain View are endorsing the local launch...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2014
Last comment by Brock, on Mar 1, 2014 at 12:49 pm | 2 comments | 9712 Views


Council may kill Google housing in General Plan vote Tuesday

The city's roadmap for development through 2030 is finally ready for a City Council vote after four years of work, and council...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2012
Last comment by Garrett, on Jul 10, 2012 at 11:12 am | 23 comments | 9712 Views


Help for troubled Rengstorff crossing

As Mountain View City Council members focused on fixing the troublesome Castro Street train crossing, a number of people...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2016
Last comment by Shane, on Jul 13, 2016 at 12:22 pm | 20 comments | 9712 Views


More math hasn't fixed the achievement gap at Mountain View, Los Altos high schools

Six years ago, Los Altos High School staff was convinced they had the silver bullet for preparing students for college. But...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2020
Last comment by Richard Woolley, on Jan 23, 2020 at 10:04 pm | 5 comments | 9712 Views


Shalala hits all the right notes

Umami. It is the fifth taste, most easily translated from Japanese as savoriness, which, in addition to sweet, salty, sour,...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2011
Last comment by BD, on Mar 22, 2011 at 9:17 am | 7 comments | 9707 Views


Mountain View reacts to massacre

In the aftermath of one of the bloodiest school shootings in U.S. history, people are struggling to come to grips with how...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2012
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jan 3, 2013 at 11:15 pm | 22 comments | 9702 Views


Google unveils plans for new 'dome-ain'

Google's vision for a futuristic campus of bubble buildings hasn't popped. The search-engine company last week unveiled plans...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2015
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Jun 5, 2015 at 7:11 pm | 5 comments | 9702 Views


Google offers MV better Internet access

The gifts from Google just keep coming this month. Last week it was the restoration of Moffett Field's landmark Hangar One....

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2014
Last comment by Jes' Sayin', on Feb 20, 2014 at 11:32 pm | 1 comment | 9699 Views


Council seeks to revise pot shop rules

Four Mountain View City Council members agreed Tuesday to revisit regulations for cannabis businesses in Mountain View, just...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2019
Last comment by Common sense, on Feb 16, 2019 at 2:13 pm | 38 comments | 9698 Views
<< < 67 68 69 70 71 > >>
Page 69 of 616

Stay informed.

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

Is California engaging in wishful thinking or rigorous planning?
By Sherry Listgarten | 12 comments | 5,862 views

New Austrian cuisine: Naschmarkt to replace Anatolian Kitchen in Palo Alto
By The Peninsula Foodist | 3 comments | 3,549 views

Please prioritize saving Palo Alto's emptying downtown
By Diana Diamond | 13 comments | 1,704 views

Holiday Hoopla in the City
By Laura Stec | 0 comments | 1,057 views

“Attached.” by Amir Levine, MD, and Rachel S.F. Heller, MA
By Chandrama Anderson | 1 comment | 1,014 views