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AROUND TOWN

Used bookshop scrambles to save business

Hotranatha Ajaya, the owner of the downtown shop Book Buyers, committed what some merchants might consider a blunder -- he...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2015
Last comment by Sparty, 6 hours ago | 6 comments | 1319 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Scientists: State drought likely to worsen

The likelihood of California experiencing more warm, dry years leading to severe drought is increasing, according to research...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2015
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, 14 hours ago | 62 comments | 2486 Views

RESTAURANTS

Wiener takes all

At Chez Franc on California Avenue in Palo Alto, the house-made franks are top notch. The double-cheeseburger's great, too. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2015
Last comment by O-pen O-pen O-pen, on Apr 18, 2015 at 6:47 am | 1 comment | 891 Views

AROUND TOWN

Expect delays during Foothill Expy. bridge-widening project

Commuters using Foothill Expressway could be delayed by 10 minutes or more today at Loyola Corners as work begins on the...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2015
Last comment by Hi Pot, I'm the Kettle, on Apr 17, 2015 at 6:53 am | 12 comments | 1690 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council OKs $1.2 million for studies of North Bayshore housing

Throwing a new twist into future development plans in North Bayshore, the Mountain View City Council on Tuesday night signaled...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2015
Last comment by B Minkin, on Apr 16, 2015 at 11:33 pm | 6 comments | 1550 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain's bike bump form now available online

People with bicycles who are bumped off Caltrain due to overcrowding issues can now make reports online. Read the full story...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2015
Last comment by commuter, on Apr 16, 2015 at 10:38 am | 1 comment | 835 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Preschool raises enough money to move

After almost a year of campaigning for donations, parents and teachers at the Mountain View Parent Nursery School finally...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2015
Last comment by Karen, on Apr 15, 2015 at 6:18 pm | 2 comments | 2383 Views

OTHER ISSUES

$1.2 million price tag to explore North Bayshore housing

In what is sure to be a closely watched meeting, the Mountain View City Council on Tuesday will discuss ways to include housing...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2015
Last comment by MV Mom, on Apr 15, 2015 at 5:46 pm | 13 comments | 2852 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Healdsburg superintendent tapped to lead MVLA

After four months of searching, board members at the Mountain View-Los Altos High School District announced Tuesday they...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2015
Last comment by Susan, on Apr 15, 2015 at 2:10 pm | 1 comment | 1427 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto man arrested for indecent exposure

Police have arrested an East Palo Alto man on charges that he exposed himself to at least three people last month at the...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2015
Last comment by 2 helped it happen again, on Apr 15, 2015 at 1:12 pm | 1 comment | 1001 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View's fire chief stepping down

Mountain View's top fire official, who ushered in greater cooperation among the hodgepodge of South Bay emergency agencies,...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2015
Last comment by agree with Observer, on Apr 15, 2015 at 10:59 am | 5 comments | 2435 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MVLA Superintendent-elect Jeff Harding has some explaining to do

In googling Jeff Harding, I see that he fired some well-liked coaches, much to the dismay of students and parents. And they...

Original post made by incognito on Apr. 15, 2015
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OTHER ISSUES

LinkedIn sets sights on local watering hole

One of Mountain View's well-established bars is the latest property in the cross-hairs of a rapid spree of development proposed...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2015
Last comment by SteveD, on Apr 15, 2015 at 10:23 am | 12 comments | 5427 Views

AROUND TOWN

What was Mountain View like in the '70s

I am new to the area and am curious what life was like in Mountain View in the 1970s, 1980s and even earlier. I would love...

Original post made by Newbie on Apr. 13, 2008
Last comment by Tim May, on Apr 15, 2015 at 1:31 am | 173 comments | 45826 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Palo Alto's Aquarius Theatre closes for remodel

Palo Alto's Aquarius Theatre has closed for significant interior renovations, with new seating, updated restrooms and an...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2015
Last comment by OMV Resident, on Apr 14, 2015 at 4:32 pm | 4 comments | 976 Views

OTHER ISSUES

District plans to get tough on water wasters

Minimal rainfall marked the end of a dry winter season for California, and the end of the drought appears to be nowhere in...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2015
Last comment by Put up p, on Apr 13, 2015 at 5:33 pm | 35 comments | 3669 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Crime is down, but thefts are still high

Crime is on a downward trend in Mountain View, but that isn't stopping thieves from burglarizing homes and businesses, according...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2015
Last comment by Sparty, on Apr 13, 2015 at 4:38 pm | 2 comments | 1603 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Caltrain Noise is Getting Worse?

I completely understand the need for the train horns and safety. However, in the last few months it seems like it is getting...

Original post made by kwul on Dec. 4, 2014
Last comment by Jim, on Apr 13, 2015 at 4:12 pm | 5 comments | 565 Views

ELECTIONS

Crime is down, but thefts are still high

Crime is on a downward trend in Mountain View, but that isn't stopping thieves from burglarizing homes and businesses, according...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2015
Last comment by Sparty, on Apr 13, 2015 at 3:50 pm | 2 comments | 551 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No easy fixes for teen depression, suicide

In the wake of recent suicides on the Caltrain tracks, teen depression and school-related stress are under new scrutiny,...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2015
Last comment by Fred, on Apr 11, 2015 at 9:26 am | 3 comments | 2058 Views
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