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

ELECTIONS

Police warn of phone scam demanding ransom

A virtual kidnapping scam involving a demand for ransom in exchange for a loved one's release reported across the country...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2017
There are no comments yet. 645 Views

ELECTIONS

Peninsula economy labor growth stalled

A midyear analysis of Silicon Valley and San Francisco Peninsula economic trends shows unemployment at its lowest rate since...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2017
Last comment by Anke, on Jul 25, 2017 at 2:31 pm | 2 comments | 1048 Views

ELECTIONS

Federal judge keeps injunction blocking Trump order on sanctuary cities in place

A federal judge in San Francisco Thursday denied a request by President Donald Trump's administration to lift an injunction...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2017
Last comment by Zekkular Bulgaris, on Jul 25, 2017 at 10:38 am | 5 comments | 968 Views

ELECTIONS

Eshoo holds town hall meeting Saturday

Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, will be stopping by the 18th Congressional District to meet with constituents for a town hall...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2017
Last comment by Impeach and remove Trump and Spence, on Jul 21, 2017 at 8:01 pm | 1 comment | 814 Views

ELECTIONS

New census shows Mountain View homeless population growing

Call it Exhibit A of Silicon Valley's worsening housing crisis – a new Santa Clara County homeless census has found a spike...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2017
Last comment by Clarification, on Jul 18, 2017 at 3:45 pm | 37 comments | 4274 Views

ELECTIONS

Supervisor Simitian to hold 'sidewalk office hours'

Community members can stop by their local farmers' markets this weekend to talk about issues of interest and concern with...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2017
Last comment by ChangeMenloWaypoint, on Jul 16, 2017 at 12:25 pm | 6 comments | 833 Views

ELECTIONS

Rental committee set to decide on landlords' profits tonight

Mountain View's Rental Housing Committee on Monday night is set to decide on "fair rate of return" standards for thousands...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2017
Last comment by @Berkeley grad, on Jul 13, 2017 at 1:13 am | 30 comments | 1688 Views

ELECTIONS

City budget holds big payday for employees

The big theme of Mountain View's $125 million budget is the city is due to get a huge windfall -- and officials have already...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2017
Last comment by Steve, on Jul 10, 2017 at 4:34 pm | 16 comments | 2523 Views

ELECTIONS

Council balks at bulky Avalon Bay project

In a study session at the April 18 meeting, the City Council reviewed plans to squeeze nearly 350 new apartments into a site...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2017
Last comment by YIMBY, on Jul 10, 2017 at 8:50 am | 24 comments | 3141 Views

ELECTIONS

Brock Turner judge responds to recall

Aaron Persky, the Santa Clara County judge who is facing a recall after his controversial sentencing of former Stanford University...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2017
Last comment by Gary, on Jul 7, 2017 at 3:35 pm | 12 comments | 262 Views

ELECTIONS

Airplane noise reduction proposals under review

The Federal Aviation Administration is reviewing more than 100 recommendations that a committee of South Bay legislators...

Original post made on May. 22, 2017
Last comment by Jessica, on Jul 6, 2017 at 11:09 am | 47 comments | 3139 Views

ELECTIONS

Calls for North Bayshore housing cap sparks concern

Are Mountain View leaders scaling back their ambitious roadmap for housing in North Bayshore? Plenty of public speakers...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2017
Last comment by Laura H, on Jul 1, 2017 at 11:15 am | 25 comments | 3093 Views

ELECTIONS

Senate bill would slash Medi-Cal coverage in Santa Clara County

California politicians and hospital officials are speaking out against the Senate Republican health care bill. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2017
Last comment by A senior Veteran, on Jun 29, 2017 at 5:04 pm | 1 comment | 2322 Views

ELECTIONS

Mountain View council rejects downtown hotel plan

Mountain View leaders on Tuesday pulled the plug on negotiations to sell or lease a downtown park so it could be redeveloped...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2017
Last comment by Uncommon, on Jun 29, 2017 at 7:53 am | 12 comments | 3462 Views

ELECTIONS

Editorial: School districts' tax-exemption flaws are fixable

Most school districts that ask voters to approve parcel taxes to help fund their educational programs promise senior citizens...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2017
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jun 26, 2017 at 9:25 am | 2 comments | 348 Views

ELECTIONS

Legislation introduced to allow Caltrain sales tax

State legislation introduced Wednesday would allow Caltrain to seek voter approval for a new sales tax to help cover capital...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2017
Last comment by omvmyr, on Jun 23, 2017 at 3:33 pm | 10 comments | 1558 Views

ELECTIONS

Startups push to preserve net neutrality

Mountain View's tech startups are girding themselves for a big political fight over the data vital to their businesses. Smaller...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2017
Last comment by Only money is heard, on Jun 23, 2017 at 11:57 am | 1 comment | 2481 Views

ELECTIONS

Rent control committee preps for a flood of landlord petitions

Mountain View inched a little bit closer to establishing its new rent-control program and deciding how to settle the myriad...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jun 19, 2017 at 12:26 am | 14 comments | 1767 Views

ELECTIONS

Georgia hospital executive hired to lead El Camino Hospital

El Camino Hospital's board of directors agreed Wednesday night to hire Dan Woods as the hospital's next president and CEO. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2017
Last comment by Molly, on Jun 18, 2017 at 11:04 am | 2 comments | 5099 Views

ELECTIONS

Guest opinion: Consider more land options for new school site

Since the passage of the Los Altos School District's Measure N, 31 months ago, our school board has focused exclusively on...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2017
Last comment by Back to the Future(s), on Jun 16, 2017 at 5:26 am | 3 comments | 442 Views
1 2 3 4 5 > >>
Page 1 of 28

Opening alert: Kyosho Sushi in Menlo Park
By Elena Kadvany | 1 comment | 2,270 views

Umeboshi - The Macrobiotic Antibiotic
By Laura Stec | 0 comments | 1,832 views