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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 | 772 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 | 2735 Views

RESTAURANTS

Cantonese comfort food

Cooking Papa, now in Mountain View, conjures the pace and Cantonese comfort foods of busy restaurants in Hong Kong. With...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2015
Last comment by resident, on Apr 10, 2015 at 5:12 pm | 3 comments | 1590 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Police arrest suspected car burglar

A transient woman was arrested in Mountain View last week after she was found carrying CDs and other objects reportedly stolen...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2015
Last comment by graham mom, on Apr 9, 2015 at 3:13 pm | 2 comments | 1995 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School's out in June for innovative Theuerkauf principal

Long-time Theuerkauf Elementary School Principal Connie Sawdey announced she will be retiring at the end of the school year,...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2015
Last comment by Good luck to you, on Apr 9, 2015 at 2:17 pm | 4 comments | 2060 Views

AROUND TOWN

2014 second-highest year for West Nile virus cases

There were more than 800 human cases of West Nile virus throughout the state in 2014, the second-highest year on record to...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2015
Last comment by mike, on Apr 9, 2015 at 1:20 pm | 1 comment | 1547 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Armed robbery suspect dies after being shot by Sunnyvale police

A suspect died after he was shot by Sunnyvale Department of Public Safety officers this morning, a public safety captain...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2015
Last comment by USA, on Apr 9, 2015 at 12:11 pm | 5 comments | 2454 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council offers extension for Symantec development deal

Mountain View City Council members last week signaled they wouldn't scrap a development deal with Symantec for a new 100,000-square...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2015
Last comment by Correction, on Apr 9, 2015 at 12:41 am | 6 comments | 2853 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district aiming to buy San Antonio property

When the Los Altos School District passed a $150 million bond last year, the top "wishlist" item among district staff and...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2015
Last comment by Stop the Insanity, on Apr 8, 2015 at 2:02 pm | 35 comments | 4785 Views

AROUND TOWN

Back-to-basics burgers

No milkshakes. No drive-thru. No breakfast, chicken, fish or coffee. Five Guys is tightly focused on burgers and fries. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2015
Last comment by And..., on Apr 7, 2015 at 10:35 pm | 4 comments | 1649 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council approves tentative minimum-wage plan

Mountain View's elected leaders on Tuesday night reaffirmed their commitment to raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour,...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2015
Last comment by @What, on Apr 7, 2015 at 7:32 pm | 15 comments | 2834 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fitting a new Whisman school into the budget

Time is money for school districts looking to build new classrooms and upgrade infrastructure, as construction costs in the...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2015
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Apr 7, 2015 at 4:57 pm | 5 comments | 2112 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Sports Page could be the next Milk Pail

According to today's article in the Palo Alto Daily Post, LinkedIn has reached an agreement to buy the property in the North...

Original post made by Jim Neal on Apr. 4, 2015
Last comment by Sparty, on Apr 7, 2015 at 4:41 pm | 1 comment | 406 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bike Share system planning expansion by 2017

A plan to increase the number of bicycles in the Bay Area Bike Share system tenfold by the end of 2017 at no cost to taxpayers...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2015
Last comment by own my own bicycles, on Apr 7, 2015 at 3:34 pm | 13 comments | 2143 Views

AROUND TOWN

City leadership program loses director

Alicia Crank, who directed the Leadership Mountain View program for the last six years, announced she will be leaving in...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2015
Last comment by Ellen Wheeler, on Apr 7, 2015 at 8:57 am | 2 comments | 1964 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. 3, 2015
Last comment by True, on Apr 6, 2015 at 5:30 pm | 7 comments | 814 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Governor orders mandatory reduction in water-use

Gov. Jerry Brown today issued an executive order for statewide mandatory water use reductions, the first-ever order in California's...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2015
Last comment by Tamtom, on Apr 4, 2015 at 10:06 pm | 27 comments | 3041 Views

AROUND TOWN

It's official: Google takes over Moffett Airfields, Hangar One

It's no joke: On April 1, a Google subsidiary formally took control of Moffett Federal Airfield and the iconic Hangar One...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2015
Last comment by True, on Apr 3, 2015 at 3:18 pm | 12 comments | 4888 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School's out in June for innovative Theuerkauf principal

Long-time Theuerkauf Elementary School Principal Connie Sawdey announced she will be retiring at the end of the school year,...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2015
Last comment by Connie Sawdey, on Apr 3, 2015 at 3:04 pm | 1 comment | 719 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man threatens bar-goers with knife

Police arrested a man Saturday after he allegedly pulled a knife at a bar in Mountain View and threatened to set fire to...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2015
Last comment by Walter, on Apr 3, 2015 at 2:33 pm | 3 comments | 2799 Views
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