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


Midpeninsula mayors, tech company transportation leaders convene to talk traffic

In view of a hulking manzanita tree branch hung from the wall at the Unitarian Universalist Church in south Palo Alto, mayors...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2019
Last comment by Bill, on Apr 25, 2019 at 11:27 am | 1 comment | 2140 Views


Volunteers gather before dawn for homeless count

About 500 people gathered in Palo Alto and other cities within Santa Clara County this week to conduct the biennial point-in-time...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2019
Last comment by Robyn, on Feb 1, 2019 at 7:38 am | 1 comment | 2136 Views


Residents rally for gun control legislation

In the wake of three high-profile mass shootings, a small but passionate crowd gathered at the corners of El Camino Real...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2019
Last comment by Liberalguns, on Aug 22, 2019 at 12:09 am | 7 comments | 2133 Views


Spare the Air alert for next three days

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued Winter Spare the Air alerts for the final three days of 2017 because...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2017
Last comment by LOL, on Dec 31, 2017 at 9:16 am | 3 comments | 2128 Views


Google expands to Redwood City

Anybody wishing for Google to stop dominating our city got their wish:

Original post made by Chris on Oct. 9, 2014
Last comment by MVResident67, on Oct 9, 2014 at 8:47 am | 2 comments | 2112 Views


Winter 'Spare the Air' season starts Wednesday

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District's Winter Spare the Air season starts Wednesday. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2017
Last comment by patrick, on Nov 4, 2017 at 2:59 pm | 1 comment | 2112 Views


Somewhere in the middle

The mundane and the cosmic are side by side in Los Altos Stage Company's production of "Middletown," which creates a quiet...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2016
Last comment by Ugh, on Feb 4, 2016 at 2:52 pm | 1 comment | 2110 Views


County first in state to have AEDs at every public school

Santa Clara County has become the first in the state to equip each of its public schools with automated external defibrillators...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2018
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Dec 4, 2018 at 11:11 am | 2 comments | 2104 Views


Crime brief: three bikes stolen in townhouse burglary

Police are on the lookout for a suspect who reportedly entered a townhouse complex in Mountain View and stole three expensive...

Original post made on May. 20, 2019
Last comment by MV Resident , on May 20, 2019 at 6:01 pm | 3 comments | 2102 Views



JoAnne Breitmeyer died Aug. 14 in Palo Alto following a long illness. She was 69. Read the full story here

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2017
There are no comments yet. 2099 Views


Bay Area employment expected to expand even more

Non-farm employment is expected to grow through the end of the year in most regions of the Bay Area, according to a forecast...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2019
Last comment by The Business Man, on Oct 8, 2019 at 11:20 am | 10 comments | 2098 Views


Shutdown a bad omen for city's capital visit

The Mountain View City Council traditionally sends a delegation out to Washington, D.C., for the annual National League of...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2019
Last comment by Martin Griss, on Jan 25, 2019 at 7:32 am | 3 comments | 2097 Views


Spare the Air Alert Monday in the Bay Area

A Spare the Air alert for smog in the San Francisco Bay Area has been issued for Monday, officials with the Bay Area Air...

Original post made on May. 22, 2017
Last comment by Robyn, on May 22, 2017 at 4:03 pm | 1 comment | 2090 Views


A right to health care

As far as Cheryl Canning is concerned, health care is a human right. And by all accounts, the doctors, nurses, medical professionals...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2011
Last comment by GOA, on Jan 8, 2011 at 3:04 pm | 2 comments | 2088 Views


More than 1,000 turn out for vigil against hate

About 1,000 people of different faiths gathered in solidarity at a Los Altos Hills synagogue on Sunday in response to the...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2018
Last comment by Ken Rosenberg, on Oct 31, 2018 at 3:04 pm | 1 comment | 2069 Views


County supervisors OK $5M more to help victims of gender-based violence

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to earmark $5 million in annual, ongoing funding to...

Original post made on May. 23, 2019
Last comment by “Gender based” violence?, on May 23, 2019 at 10:01 pm | 1 comment | 2062 Views


County supervisors decline to extend eviction moratorium for now

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors punted Tuesday on a potential extension of the county's temporary moratorium...

Original post made on May. 12, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on May 15, 2020 at 12:25 pm | 9 comments | 2060 Views


Man accused of 1974 cold-case killing near Stanford campus pleads not guilty

A 74-year-old man who has been accused of murdering two 21-year-old women on Stanford University property in the 1970s pleaded...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2019
Last comment by Poppadop, on Jun 17, 2019 at 2:34 pm | 2 comments | 2042 Views


Home Front: Officials deem real estate an essential; Menlo Park permit center goes virtual

A roundup of local home and garden news, including the California Association of Realtors' advice for agents in the field,...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2020
There are no comments yet. 2038 Views


Governor names Stanford professor as state education board president

Linda Darling-Hammond, a longtime Stanford University education professor, will lead the 11-member state Board of Education,...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2019
Last comment by April, on Feb 13, 2019 at 3:38 pm | 1 comment | 2019 Views
<< < 133 134 135 136 137 > >>
Page 135 of 142

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

A tea house, a speakeasy, a beloved restaurant: The Van's in Belmont has closed for good
By Elena Kadvany | 8 comments | 11,059 views

Why I am suspicious about PA’s budget cuts
By Diana Diamond | 34 comments | 3,359 views

We are testing geoengineering, and that is a good thing
By Sherry Listgarten | 29 comments | 2,687 views

Premarital and Couples: Taking Breaks (Fallow Time)
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 2,395 views