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

Letting Fido off the leash

Go ahead and leave the leash at home -- the Mountain View City Council unanimously voted to make handful of public parks...

Original post made on May. 28, 2015
Last comment by Regina, 2 hours ago | 18 comments | 1419 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, 3 hours ago | 39 comments | 4976 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Not enough students, not enough money to open ninth campus

Months of long, difficult and sometimes bitter meetings came to a head in a marathon Mountain View Whisman school board meeting...

Original post made on May. 22, 2015
Last comment by PACT parent, 4 hours ago | 78 comments | 4283 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police searching for car theft suspect

Police are asking for the public's help in finding a woman suspected of stealing a credit card and over $950 in cash and...

Original post made on May. 28, 2015
Last comment by Liz, 5 hours ago | 4 comments | 696 Views

AROUND TOWN

Injury accident on Moffett Boulevard causes road closure

A motorcyclist was struck and injured in a traffic collision on Moffett Boulevard this morning, triggering a road closure,...

Original post made on May. 28, 2015
Last comment by Raymond Martel, 11 hours ago | 8 comments | 1097 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Metropolitan Transportation Commission approves expansion of bike share program

A tenfold expansion of the Bay Area Bike Share program was unanimously approved Wednesday morning by the Metropolitan Transportation...

Original post made on May. 28, 2015
Last comment by All bikers should wear , 12 hours ago | 2 comments | 778 Views

OTHER ISSUES

MV teen arrested in kidnapping incident

A 19-year-old Mountain View man was arrested last week after he allegedly refused to let his girlfriend out of his car and...

Original post made on May. 28, 2015
Last comment by Paul Neumeister, 12 hours ago | 5 comments | 1410 Views

AROUND TOWN

City wins in long-fought lawsuits

Attorneys for Mountain View announced in recent days that they successfully defended the city against two lawsuits from landlords...

Original post made on May. 28, 2015
Last comment by George, 13 hours ago | 1 comment | 1405 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council passes new carbon-cutting plan for Mountain View

Setting a goal to reduce carbon emissions by 80 percent in 2050, Mountain View leaders on Tuesday unanimously approved a...

Original post made on May. 27, 2015
Last comment by eric, 13 hours ago | 11 comments | 1040 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Police: Murder suspect on violent rampage in the south

One of two remaining at-large suspects in the double homicide on Plymouth Street was last seen robbing and pimping in the...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2008
Last comment by Southside, 16 hours ago | 5 comments | 3682 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Breaking the mold with Middle College

High school isn't a great fit for everyone, with its 50-minute periods, hours of daily homework and smattering of school...

Original post made on May. 27, 2015
Last comment by Tom, on May 27, 2015 at 7:20 pm | 3 comments | 998 Views

OTHER ISSUES

MV council declines to revisit El Camino bus plan

A proposal to dedicate lanes of El Camino Real for bus traffic continues to be a lightning rod of controversy in Mountain...

Original post made on May. 20, 2015
Last comment by MVResident67, on May 27, 2015 at 5:56 pm | 59 comments | 2775 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Los Altos: police seek to ID burglary suspects in video

Los Altos police today have released video footage of two suspects in a burglary committed earlier this month. Read the...

Original post made on May. 27, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1542 Views

AROUND TOWN

Proposal for BRT Lanes on Hwy 85 also!

If you thought that the BRT lanes on El Camino were bad, it appears that a big push has materialized (seemingly out of nowhere)...

Original post made by Jim Neal on May. 27, 2015
There are no comments yet. 86 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City toughens up water restrictions

Keeping your lawn alive just got a little more difficult. Following state-mandated requirements to reduce water use, Mountain...

Original post made on May. 21, 2015
Last comment by VTA PROPAGANDA, on May 27, 2015 at 8:04 am | 23 comments | 2588 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Proposed El Camino bus lanes won't work

I oppose the recent vote of the City Council to endorse the plan for dedicated bus lanes on El Camino Real (ECR) and am calling...

Original post made on May. 15, 2015
Last comment by vta stinkage, on May 27, 2015 at 2:24 am | 62 comments | 2189 Views

AROUND TOWN

What's troubling local teens?

A panel of teens from Mountain View and neighboring cities gathered at the Community Health Awareness Council headquarters...

Original post made on May. 26, 2015
Last comment by Rachel Solomin, on May 26, 2015 at 7:27 pm | 2 comments | 1543 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Simitian: 'Significant' need for inpatient psych beds for teens

Calling the lack of hospital beds for youth in mental health crises "a real and significant need," Santa Clara County Supervisor...

Original post made on May. 25, 2015
Last comment by Ellen Wheeler, on May 25, 2015 at 10:58 pm | 1 comment | 1852 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District names new Landels principal

Stephen Chesley, a long-time administrator at Graham Middle School, has been selected to take up the torch as principal of...

Original post made on May. 22, 2015
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on May 25, 2015 at 2:33 pm | 2 comments | 1399 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google to roll out new self-driving cars in MV

Self-driving cars could soon be a much more common sight on Mountain View streets as part of Google's plan to roll out a...

Original post made on May. 15, 2015
Last comment by Konrad M. Sosnow, on May 24, 2015 at 9:03 pm | 26 comments | 4101 Views
1 2 3 4 5 > >>
Page 1 of 361

Stuff It or Talk About It?
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,140 views

The Regional Context for the Palo Alto Comp Plan Update
By Steve Levy | 6 comments | 1,072 views

The Sleep Training Controversy
By Caroline Fleck | 5 comments | 655 views