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First rain of the season forecast for Sunday

Roads will be slick on Sunday in the San Francisco and Monterey Bay areas as the first rain of the rainy season falls that...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2016
Last comment by 20%, on Sep 29, 2016 at 10:37 am | 1 comment | 1274 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Carbon-cutting plan approved by council

The Mountain View City Council approved a list of new actions to curb greenhouse gases, with the goal of eventually reducing...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2016
Last comment by I_Got_mine, on Sep 28, 2016 at 3:56 pm | 3 comments | 2134 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tuesday: Council to revise tenant relocation ordinance

On Tuesday night, the Mountain View City Council is poised to strengthen the city's tenant relocation ordinance, a policy...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2016
Last comment by Maher, on Sep 27, 2016 at 2:44 pm | 2 comments | 1833 Views

AROUND TOWN

Heat breaks temperature record at Moffett Field

Clear skies and westerly winds brought record-breaking heat to two Bay Area locations today, according to official data from...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2016
Last comment by Me, on Sep 26, 2016 at 7:53 pm | 4 comments | 2179 Views

ELECTIONS

Housing, transportation dominate candidates' forum

In a candidate forum held on Wednesday afternoon, eight hopefuls competing for a Mountain View City Council seats were largely...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2016
Last comment by voter, on Sep 26, 2016 at 6:32 pm | 12 comments | 3868 Views

AROUND TOWN

Long nights of homework are history

Teachers at both of Mountain View's high schools are looking at ways to cut back on homework assignments, following a new...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2016
Last comment by fixiegirl, on Sep 26, 2016 at 4:20 pm | 8 comments | 4274 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Exiting hospital CEO gets $224K bonus

The El Camino Hospital board of directors agreed last week to give hospital President and CEO Tomi Ryba nearly a quarter-million...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2016
Last comment by Mr Right , on Sep 26, 2016 at 3:10 pm | 3 comments | 1981 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council approves 144-unit apartment project on Ortega Avenue

Despite quarrels over parking and student safety, the Mountain View City Council on Tuesday night gave unanimous approval...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2016
Last comment by ivg, on Sep 26, 2016 at 1:25 pm | 13 comments | 3339 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Proposal to expand public access to Peninsula watershed draws opposition

A proposal to further open to the public a large tract of Peninsula open space controlled by the San Francisco Public Utilities...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2016
Last comment by Leave no Tracey, on Sep 26, 2016 at 7:29 am | 8 comments | 1575 Views

AROUND TOWN

To Ben Dodson re: bold action needed to address traffic woes guest opinion

It's a wonderful suggestion that you have. You suggested a pilot program for autonomous vehicle car sharing to run within...

Original post made by Beverly on Sep. 23, 2016
Last comment by PA Resident, on Sep 25, 2016 at 10:34 pm | 2 comments | 187 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council hopefuls head to Google for Wednesday forum

Eight candidates vying for a seat on the Mountain View City Council will get another chance to square off at a political...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2016
Last comment by Kyle, on Sep 24, 2016 at 10:48 pm | 9 comments | 3288 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Los Altos man ID'd as driver in fatal crash

A driver killed in a car crash off of Foothill Expressway in Los Altos on Monday afternoon was identified by police today...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2016
Last comment by gordonscheler@gmail.com, on Sep 24, 2016 at 5:30 pm | 15 comments | 8225 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Man arrested in Cuesta Park allowed to loiter in park everyday

The homeless man who sits on the bench near the tennis courts daily, was arrested for masturbating in public at Cuesta Park,...

Original post made by Cuesta Cat on Sep. 18, 2016
Last comment by Cuesta Cat, on Sep 24, 2016 at 12:56 pm | 3 comments | 366 Views

ELECTIONS

Shining light on dark issues

What if we stopped wondering whether the proverbial glass was half-full or half-empty and recognized it instead as simply...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1523 Views

BOOKS

Portrait of a nation

Next Wednesday, Sept. 10, the Cantor Arts Center unveils many of Robert Frank's iconic images, alongside some of his never-before-seen...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2016
There are no comments yet. 4885 Views

BOOKS

A turbulent trip for LAHS singers

It's been an exciting April for Los Altos High School's singing talent, but the month got off to a rough start, thanks to...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1834 Views

BOOKS

A family affair

I'm not sure I could tell a pirozhki from perestroika, but there's a fabulous place in Redwood City where you can learn the...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2034 Views

ELECTIONS

New hunger help hotline rolls out

Hunger Free America, a nonprofit organization, has launched a national outreach campaign to fight hunger in America. The...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1283 Views

BOOKS

Blue skies and bombers

It's like the History Channel come to life at Moffett Field this week. The Wings of Freedom tour landed in Mountain View...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2016
There are no comments yet. 3081 Views

BOOKS

Neighborhood profile: Springer Meadows

On a typical Wednesday night in the Springer Meadows neighborhood, children may be playing basketball with their neighbors...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2016
There are no comments yet. 966 Views
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Sam's Chowder House Palo Alto to become burger chain
By Elena Kadvany | 25 comments | 12,415 views