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RESTAURANTS

Shalala hits all the right notes

Umami. It is the fifth taste, most easily translated from Japanese as savoriness, which, in addition to sweet, salty, sour,...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2011
Last comment by BD, on Mar 22, 2011 at 9:17 am | 7 comments | 4115 Views

RESTAURANTS

An itch for comfort food

The new restaurant called Scratch seats 270 people under the same high ceiling and mostly in view of each other. Despite...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2011
Last comment by eric, on Mar 21, 2011 at 1:36 pm | 6 comments | 3749 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Local relief efforts for Japan disaster victims

The images of destruction and descriptions of devastation coming from across the Pacific are both horrifying and humbling. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2011
Last comment by Bob, on Mar 20, 2011 at 11:32 am | 1 comment | 1768 Views

AROUND TOWN

Theater review: A hit in the making

Rajiv Joseph is theater's latest prodigy, having been a Pulitzer Prize finalist in 2010 for his play "Bengal Tiger at the...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2011
Last comment by MM, on Mar 18, 2011 at 10:13 pm | 2 comments | 2037 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Rub elbows with local representatives

The League of Women Voters is hosting a meet-and-greet with elected officials for the people of Mountain View and Los Altos,...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2011
Last comment by Organic_Nuts, on Mar 18, 2011 at 8:54 pm | 3 comments | 1656 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council faces another budget challenge

With ongoing employee expenses expected to jump $3.2 million next year, and the outlook for more of the same in the years...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2011
Last comment by Average Joe, on Mar 18, 2011 at 6:12 pm | 4 comments | 1895 Views

RESTAURANTS

Plenty of polish

Gravity, the new wine bar and bistro on Emerson Street in Palo Alto, is impressive for many reasons. The interior is sleek...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2011
Last comment by A. Reader, on Mar 18, 2011 at 3:19 am | 1 comment | 3024 Views

AROUND TOWN

Free 'tipsy tow' offered for St. Patrick's Day

Drivers who have had one green beer too many on St. Patrick's Day can get a free ride home from an AAA tow truck driver tonight. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2011
Last comment by A. Reader, on Mar 17, 2011 at 7:33 pm | 2 comments | 1847 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Local relief efforts for Japan disaster victims

The images of destruction and descriptions of devastation coming from across the Pacific are both horrifying and humbling....

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2011
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on Mar 17, 2011 at 3:57 pm | 4 comments | 1831 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Remembering the Duvenecks event

Frank and Josephine Duveneck, Los Altos philanthropists and environmentalists, are the subject of a panel discussion titled,...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2011
Last comment by Daniel Robinson , on Mar 17, 2011 at 5:51 am | 4 comments | 1698 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kids make the darnedest movies

Students at Graham and Crittenden middle schools, along with a class of second-graders from Landels Elementary School, are...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2011
Last comment by Kari Lemons, on Mar 16, 2011 at 4:27 pm | 2 comments | 2988 Views

AROUND TOWN

Regional deal may help Caltrain avert cuts

Drastic cuts to Caltrain rail service are likely to be averted, Steve Heminger, the Metropolitan Transportation Commission's...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2011
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Mar 16, 2011 at 3:11 pm | 6 comments | 2054 Views

OTHER ISSUES

County rolls out new emergency text alerts

Santa Clara County introduced a new, easy-to-use text message number to help residents receive emergency alerts in the event...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2011
Last comment by Editing Puhleeze, on Mar 16, 2011 at 7:43 am | 6 comments | 1921 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City begins to parse census data

In the past decade Mountain View's population has grown by 3,358 — roughly 4.5 percent — according to figures...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2011
Last comment by Suzanne Abrahams, on Mar 16, 2011 at 4:23 am | 1 comment | 1924 Views

AROUND TOWN

MV career expert to be feted

Betsy Collard, a Mountain View community volunteer and high-tech career specialist, is being honored for her lifetime of...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2011
Last comment by Doctor Killjoy, on Mar 15, 2011 at 8:57 pm | 3 comments | 2087 Views

AROUND TOWN

Skaters say skate park overhaul is long overdue

As usual, the Rengstorff skate park was a busy place on Friday afternoon, with the sound of a dozen skateboards bouncing...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2011
Last comment by Bruno, on Mar 15, 2011 at 3:19 pm | 7 comments | 3820 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Quakes much more a concern than a tsunami, experts say

While concern over the possibility of a major earthquake the Bay Area is warranted, an expert from the United States Geological...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2011
Last comment by HoleInTheHead, on Mar 15, 2011 at 12:12 pm | 7 comments | 2306 Views

OTHER ISSUES

CEO Graham to leave El Camino at end of June

El Camino Hospital announced on Feb. 10 that CEO Ken Graham will end his contract with the organization at the end of the...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2011
Last comment by IHT, on Mar 15, 2011 at 8:49 am | 28 comments | 3415 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Census shows minority population growing in Mountain View

In the past decade Mountain View's population has grown by 3,358 -- roughly 4.5 percent -- according to figures released...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2011
Last comment by O.C., on Mar 15, 2011 at 2:06 am | 9 comments | 3550 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City begins to parse census data

In the past decade Mountain View's population has grown by 3,358 -- roughly 4.5 percent -- according to figures released...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2011
Last comment by Parent, on Mar 14, 2011 at 10:17 pm | 5 comments | 1860 Views
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