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

LASD seeks to buy Old Mill site for new school

The Los Altos School District is reviving efforts to acquire land for a new school site near the San Antonio Shopping Center,...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2017
Last comment by psr, on Dec 19, 2017 at 1:06 pm | 49 comments | 4885 Views

AROUND TOWN

County's effort to provide shelter beds runs into difficulty

Santa Clara County is searching for new ways to open up more temporary shelters, safe parking programs and other short-term...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2017
Last comment by Trollface, on Dec 18, 2017 at 6:43 pm | 13 comments | 2113 Views

AROUND TOWN

CSMA unveils expansion plans

The Community School of Music and Arts (CSMA) has been on a mission to spread art and music education to as many children...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2017
Last comment by Crossings, on Dec 18, 2017 at 5:01 pm | 1 comment | 2181 Views

AROUND TOWN

Suspected Stevens Creek Trail flasher arrested

Mountain View police arrested a transient man last week after he allegedly exposed himself to people along Stevens Creek...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2017
There are no comments yet. 2103 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fans worry losing track-and-field range could leave a big hole

A scrappy club of Olympic athletes is worried that members could lose their practice field due to plans to build thousands...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2017
Last comment by Barry Johnson, on Dec 18, 2017 at 10:17 am | 9 comments | 9135 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Polls find support for high school bond measure

The Mountain View-Los Altos High School District is gearing up for a potential bond measure next year aimed at accommodating...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2017
Last comment by Waldo, on Dec 17, 2017 at 10:58 am | 7 comments | 1886 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Minimum wage rises on New Year's Day

The minimum wage for workers in California is going up on New Year's Day, though wages in Mountain View and some other...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2017
Last comment by @Hmmm, on Dec 16, 2017 at 8:22 am | 6 comments | 2194 Views

AROUND TOWN

Body found in Sunnyvale was Mountain View woman

A woman whose body was found in the water along the San Francisco Bay Trail in Sunnyvale Thursday has been identified as...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2017
Last comment by What??!!, on Dec 15, 2017 at 4:44 pm | 12 comments | 7649 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local artisans offer a bit of everything at ArtPop

Nestled between a table of handmade menorahs and a booth of Christmas wreaths, a woman with electric green streaks in her...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2017
Last comment by Caitlin Schaller, on Dec 15, 2017 at 2:39 pm | 5 comments | 1326 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher housing at Cooper Park?

The Mountain View Whisman School District is taking a close look at building workforce housing at Cooper Park, giving teachers...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2017
Last comment by Christopher Chiang, on Dec 15, 2017 at 7:53 am | 43 comments | 1288 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Millions more considered at risk under new blood pressure guidelines

High blood pressure is one of the most prevalent health problems in the United States, and it now affects nearly half of...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2017
Last comment by NP, on Dec 15, 2017 at 6:31 am | 1 comment | 4662 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View firefighters battle Thomas Fire

Ten Mountain View firefighters are battling major fires in Southern California that have burned through hundreds of thousands...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2017
Last comment by bob, on Dec 14, 2017 at 3:00 pm | 1 comment | 1173 Views

AROUND TOWN

Councilman reverses stance on historic buildings

A controversial downtown office proposal to replace two restaurants in adjacent historic buildings was dealt a severe setback...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2017
Last comment by Big Picture, on Dec 14, 2017 at 10:10 am | 33 comments | 3868 Views

AROUND TOWN

City must extend rent control to mobile homes

Mountain View's rent control protections must be expanded to include the city's mobile homes, according to attorneys working...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2017
Last comment by Repeal Rent Control, on Dec 14, 2017 at 9:52 am | 12 comments | 4042 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Fifth Spare the Air alert

A fifth consecutive Winter Spare the Air Alert has been issued by the Bay Area Air Quality Management District for Tuesday...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2017
Last comment by Rockin' Bobby B., on Dec 13, 2017 at 9:33 am | 4 comments | 709 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD to sell density rights to fund new school

The Los Altos School District has been quietly laying the groundwork to shift nearly 600,000 square feet of development in...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2017
Last comment by Impact on neighborhoods, on Dec 12, 2017 at 1:39 pm | 9 comments | 2906 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council backs plans to replace historic restaurants with offices

A proposed four-story office project at 938 Villa St. emerged the winner at the Nov. 28 meeting despite treading through...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2017
Last comment by Shame, on Dec 12, 2017 at 11:27 am | 74 comments | 5515 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Middle schools plan a schedule shake-up

More than 1,500 students in the Mountain View Whisman School District could see their schedules radically change next year,...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2017
Last comment by Vouchers for poor families only, on Dec 11, 2017 at 7:21 pm | 13 comments | 1942 Views

AROUND TOWN

Saturday: Day of the Horse festivities in Woodside

Woodside's annual public celebration of its equestrian heritage -- the Day of the Horse -- takes place Saturday, Oct. 14,...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2017
Last comment by Pokey, on Dec 11, 2017 at 11:51 am | 1 comment | 870 Views

OTHER ISSUES

CHAC faces rising mental health needs

For more than four decades, the Community Health Awareness Council (CHAC) has played a critical role in Mountain View by...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2017
Last comment by Trudy Palmer , on Dec 9, 2017 at 11:15 am | 2 comments | 1894 Views
<< < 2 3 4 5 6 > >>
Page 4 of 476

Coffeebar opens in Menlo Park
By Elena Kadvany | 2 comments | 5,015 views

Spring College Fairs
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 0 comments | 731 views

Couples: So You Married Mom or Dad . . .
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 716 views