Town Square

Post a New Topic

New veterans memorial approved

Original post made on Feb 3, 2014

A new memorial for war veterans and those who serve in the military was approved unanimously by the City Council on Tuesday, adding significantly to a little-known memorial at Eagle Park.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, February 3, 2014, 1:53 PM

Comments (7)

 +   Like this comment
Posted by Weird Mountain View
a resident of Castro City
on Feb 3, 2014 at 2:46 pm

Public art and public recognition of history is always a good idea. Especially relating to those who protect and serve our country.


 +   Like this comment
Posted by Dee
a resident of North Whisman
on Feb 3, 2014 at 3:25 pm

How do we contact the American Legion "buy a brick" program?


 +   Like this comment
Posted by Probably74
a resident of Cuesta Park
on Feb 3, 2014 at 4:25 pm

Yes, I'd like to donate a brick, too!


 +   Like this comment
Posted by Vet
a resident of St. Francis Acres
on Feb 3, 2014 at 4:40 pm

The City Council meeting was less controversial than the Parks Commission meeting where it was a 3-2 vote.


 +   Like this comment
Posted by Army Vet
a resident of Castro City
on Feb 4, 2014 at 7:18 am

I'd like to donate too. But first I'd like to know why it will cost $70,000 for a new pedestal, plaques and benches. I don't want my donation to go in the pockets of the bloated city bureaucracy and greedy contractors--I saw enough of that going in on Iraq with American taxpayer dollars.


 +   Like this comment
Posted by Garrett
a resident of another community
on Feb 4, 2014 at 6:37 pm

Same here, I want to donate a brick.


 +   Like this comment
Posted by Garrett
a resident of another community
on Feb 4, 2014 at 6:41 pm

Just noticed something on the arches, that might be why the price is high, round plagues that I think mention Army, Navy, Air Force, well you get the idea. Just wanted to point that out.


Don't miss out on the discussion!
Sign up to be notified of new comments on this topic.

Email:


Post a comment

Posting an item on Town Square is simple and requires no registration. Just complete this form and hit "submit" and your topic will appear online. Please be respectful and truthful in your postings so Town Square will continue to be a thoughtful gathering place for sharing community information and opinion. All postings are subject to our TERMS OF USE, and may be deleted if deemed inappropriate by our staff.

We prefer that you use your real name, but you may use any "member" name you wish.

Name: *

Select your neighborhood or school community: * Not sure?

Comment: *

Verification code: *
Enter the verification code exactly as shown, using capital and lowercase letters, in the multi-colored box.

*Required Fields

Grab a Bowl of Heaven soon in Mountain View
By Elena Kadvany | 0 comments | 2,454 views

Quick Check List for UC Applications
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 0 comments | 1,744 views

Palo Alto and Bay Area Election Facts and Thoughts on the Implications
By Steve Levy | 13 comments | 1,223 views

Don't fund the rape culture at my alma matter
By Jessica T | 14 comments | 1,150 views

Fancy Fast and Fun!
By Laura Stec | 3 comments | 1,077 views