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AROUND TOWN

New city priorities: housing, transportation and the environment

In an exercise that happens once every two years, on Tuesday, City Council members drafted a list of new goals. Read the...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2015
Last comment by OldMV, on Feb 26, 2015 at 4:46 pm | 7 comments | 3088 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council not sold on dedicated El Camino bus lanes

After hearing from a dozen supporters on Tuesday night, the Mountain View City Council continued to lean against allowing...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2014
Last comment by VTA PR, on Feb 26, 2015 at 4:15 pm | 76 comments | 6125 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

14 arrested in connection with arson fire

Police have arrested 14 people in connection with a fire that burned a house in the 1700 block of Fordham Way in the early...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2014
Last comment by Possible actual fire loss cost?, on Feb 25, 2015 at 9:48 pm | 106 comments | 26086 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

St. Tim's VBC camp registration open now! Aug 3-7

May the G-Force be with you! Registration is now open for the St. Timothyís Episcopal Church Vacation Bible Camp on Aug 3-7,...

Original post made by St. Tim\'s on Feb. 25, 2015
There are no comments yet. 348 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New! St. Tim's Summer Camp for PreK in July. Registration open

Registration is open for St. Timís Preschool Summer Camp! There are three sessions, each one week long. Register for all...

Original post made by St. Tim\'s on Feb. 25, 2015
There are no comments yet. 359 Views

AROUND TOWN

MV pedestrian struck by car dies

A pedestrian struck by a car in Mountain View last week has died, his family and Santa Clara County medical examiner's officials...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2015
Last comment by Law Abiding, on Feb 25, 2015 at 5:06 pm | 33 comments | 5657 Views

OTHER ISSUES

MV burglary suspect nabbed

Menlo Park Police arrested a man in connection to a string of commercial burglaries in Mountain View and other local cities,...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2015
Last comment by vkmo, on Feb 25, 2015 at 2:17 pm | 1 comment | 2630 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school test scores off slightly

Local high school students averaged higher SAT and ACT scores than their peers throughout the state and nation this year,...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2010
Last comment by Linda H, on Feb 25, 2015 at 8:00 am | 5 comments | 3292 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight: City Council to set new goals for the year

With three newly elected members, the Mountain View City Council is about to begin setting a new course for the year in a...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2015
Last comment by Metrics, on Feb 24, 2015 at 6:51 pm | 1 comment | 1712 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students challenge their brains with math

Teaching students that their mind can grow and learn more effectively through "brain exercise" has become a focal point for...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2015
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Feb 24, 2015 at 3:32 pm | 3 comments | 3221 Views

MOVIES

Run for your life

Though "McFarland, USA" tells an inspiring true story of underdog triumph, audiences of all ethnicities deserve far better...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2015
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Feb 24, 2015 at 3:31 pm | 5 comments | 2379 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fine-dining comfort food

BFD isn't an old-fashioned diner with blue-plate specials. It's more like San Francisco's Fog City Diner in concept, with...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2015
Last comment by Pisci, on Feb 23, 2015 at 9:44 am | 1 comment | 2164 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man in critical condition following traffic collision

A man is in critical condition at a hospital after he was struck by a vehicle at an intersection in Mountain View on Monday...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2015
Last comment by Jay Park, on Feb 21, 2015 at 10:20 am | 18 comments | 4912 Views

AROUND TOWN

EPA zeros in on sewer line polluters

In the investigation of the toxics found under homes on Evandale Avenue in 2012, the Environmental Protection Agency has...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2015
Last comment by Thomas&Magaly, on Feb 20, 2015 at 10:10 pm | 3 comments | 3585 Views

AROUND TOWN

Candidate spends over $500K on water district seat

The newest Santa Clara Valley Water District board member, Gary Kremen, won the seat with a slim 50.8 percent of the vote...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2015
Last comment by Margaret, on Feb 20, 2015 at 3:48 pm | 12 comments | 3395 Views

SPORTS

Pickleball National Champion Demo

Pickleball is the fastest growing sport in the USA and Daniel Moore, Open Singles National Pickleball Champion, will drop...

Original post made by Monica Williams on Feb. 19, 2015
Last comment by Ron, on Feb 20, 2015 at 1:18 am | 1 comment | 393 Views

ELECTIONS

Landlords' hidden spending may trigger new election law

Responding to the <I>Voice's</I></B> story that a landlord advocacy group hid $85,000 in late election spending from voters,...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2015
Last comment by Tap Merrick, on Feb 19, 2015 at 10:50 pm | 1 comment | 850 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police release sketches of bathroom groper, peeper

Palo Alto police released Saturday a sketch of a man who allegedly groped another man using a urinal inside a Macy's restroom...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2015
Last comment by Restroom, on Feb 19, 2015 at 10:44 am | 2 comments | 2516 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Palo Alto VA positions itself within national scandal

In light of the recent scandal involving false record-keeping and long wait lists at VA hospitals in other parts of the country,...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2014
Last comment by IAM13, on Feb 17, 2015 at 7:33 pm | 7 comments | 3906 Views

OTHER ISSUES

New council allows non-citizens to be advisors

On Tuesday night the City Council voted to create advisory bodies that are more reflective of the city's population by allowing...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2015
Last comment by Sparty, on Feb 17, 2015 at 3:15 am | 7 comments | 2316 Views
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