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AROUND TOWN

Future park? Council buys lush 1-acre property

The City Council approved the purchase of a 1.2 acre property Tuesday night, offered by its longtime resident, who wants...

Original post made on May. 11, 2013
Last comment by R.Kohn, on May 11, 2013 at 9:15 am | 1 comment | 1146 Views

RESTAURANTS

Country Gourmet to close

After 30 years in business, Mountain View's Country Gourmet restaurant is set to close on Sunday, May 19. Read the full...

Original post made on May. 8, 2013
Last comment by Wo\'O Ideafarm, on May 10, 2013 at 10:46 pm | 30 comments | 2812 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain hits car in Mountain View

A Caltrain hit a car at the railroad crossing at Rengstorff Avenue and Central Expressway around 5:30 p.m. this evening,...

Original post made on May. 3, 2013
Last comment by Wo\'O Ideafarm, on May 10, 2013 at 8:45 pm | 25 comments | 12345 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mercado Merlen grocery store robbed at gunpoint

Two men -- one of them armed with a silver handgun -- robbed the Mercado Merlen on Wednesday night, according to Mountain...

Original post made on May. 10, 2013
Last comment by chuck mangione, on May 10, 2013 at 7:54 pm | 8 comments | 1069 Views

AROUND TOWN

Art you can read

As electronic reading devices and tablet computers become more ubiquitous, it is not uncommon to hear book lovers proclaim...

Original post made on May. 10, 2013
There are no comments yet. 890 Views

AROUND TOWN

Free Mother's Day Concert, Sat May 11

Community School of Music and Arts (CSMA) is presenting a special concert in honor of Mother's Day, featuring the talented...

Original post made by csma on May. 10, 2013
There are no comments yet. 746 Views

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Council split over union wages for housing projects

After deliberations that highlighted differing values among its members, the City Council voted on Tuesday to study a "prevailing...

Original post made on May. 9, 2013
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on May 10, 2013 at 11:22 am | 4 comments | 933 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bullis, LASD battle 'escalating'

The ongoing battle between Bullis Charter School and the Los Altos School District appears to be escalating with the heads...

Original post made on May. 3, 2013
Last comment by DavidR, on May 9, 2013 at 11:49 pm | 77 comments | 1508 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council to vote on $3 million land deal

A 1.2 acre park near the intersection of Rengstorff Avenue and Old Middlefield Way could be in the works soon if the City...

Original post made on May. 7, 2013
Last comment by Political Insider, on May 9, 2013 at 9:46 pm | 19 comments | 1363 Views

AROUND TOWN

Not your grandfather's space program

With the promise of more affordable space flight on the horizon, "citizen scientists" are eying the possibility of conducting...

Original post made on May. 9, 2013
Last comment by Citizen on Earth, on May 9, 2013 at 5:52 pm | 5 comments | 923 Views

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Police seek suspects in lottery scam theft

Mountain View police are seeking the public's help in identifying a man and woman in connection with a lottery scam theft....

Original post made on May. 9, 2013
Last comment by Barry Sonnenfeld, on May 9, 2013 at 11:45 am | 1 comment | 886 Views

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Owner watches as man makes off with her bike

A Mountain View woman living on Tulane Drive watched as a man walked up her driveway, into her open garage and rode away...

Original post made on May. 7, 2013
Last comment by Wo\'O Ideafarm, on May 8, 2013 at 8:56 pm | 5 comments | 845 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Former arts chair seeks $300K in damages

Former arts committee chair Chris Parkinson is seeking $300,000 from the city for its response to a series of controversial...

Original post made on May. 2, 2013
Last comment by Wo\'O Ideafarm, on May 8, 2013 at 6:57 pm | 17 comments | 1534 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Too young to debate? That's debatable

It's been getting harder for the parents of some Huff Elementary School parents to pull the "Because I told you so" card...

Original post made on May. 7, 2013
Last comment by Wo\'O Ideafarm, on May 8, 2013 at 6:20 pm | 4 comments | 1131 Views

RESTAURANTS

Taco Bell burglarized

Three hundred dollars was taken after someone smashed through the drive-through window of the Taco Bell at 975 N. Shoreline...

Original post made on May. 7, 2013
Last comment by Confused, on May 8, 2013 at 9:46 am | 6 comments | 1686 Views

AROUND TOWN

Goodbye recession — city's budget back in the black

After making it through the recession with a hiring freeze and cutting over 30 vacant job positions from the city budget,...

Original post made on May. 7, 2013
Last comment by Observer, on May 7, 2013 at 1:01 pm | 2 comments | 1100 Views

AROUND TOWN

NASA imaging tech makes for better wildfire battles

Thanks to NASA Ames Research Center, the U.S. Forest service will have a new weapon to battle wildfires with this summer. Read...

Original post made on May. 7, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1331 Views

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Graham wins Distinguished School award

Graham Middle School has been named a California Distinguished School -- an honorary title given by state education officials...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2013
Last comment by Graham Parent, on May 6, 2013 at 9:15 pm | 10 comments | 2138 Views

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Moffett, Shoreline traffic choking Jackson Park

I have lived in the Jackson Park neighborhood for nearly 25 years. The traffic backup on Moffett Boulevard to go downtown...

Original post made on May. 6, 2013
Last comment by concerned parking, on May 6, 2013 at 9:05 pm | 1 comment | 1023 Views

AROUND TOWN

Plastic bag ban starts Monday

Shoppers take note: Mountain View's ban on plastic grocery bags begins on Earth Day, Monday, April 22. Read the full...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2013
Last comment by Anonymous, on May 6, 2013 at 7:38 pm | 7 comments | 1650 Views
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