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A busy year for El Camino Hospital

El Camino Hospital spent a lot of time in the spotlight this year, presenting big plans to expand both in and out of Mountain...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2017
Last comment by concerned taxpayer, on Jan 4, 2017 at 2:34 pm | 2 comments | 2221 Views

ELECTIONS

Landlords take Measure V to court

Two days from being enacted, Mountain View's voter-approved rent-control law, Measure V, is being challenged and potentially...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2016
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jan 3, 2017 at 1:39 pm | 110 comments | 9577 Views

AROUND TOWN

This week's A&E highlights

More than 30 of Palo Alto resident Karen White’s vividly colorful landscape and floral oil paintings are on exhibit at...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2017
Last comment by David Rogers, on Jan 2, 2017 at 9:46 am | 1 comment | 915 Views

AROUND TOWN

City withholds details on rent control committee applicants

As Mountain View's extensive new rent-control law goes into effect, the City Council faces a big decision: Who should be...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2016
Last comment by Seriously B-man, on Jan 1, 2017 at 4:54 pm | 23 comments | 4683 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sunnyvale blocks homeless shelter at Moffett

The years-long search for a place to put a homeless shelter in the northern end of Santa Clara County just got a little bit...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2016
Last comment by karen, on Jan 1, 2017 at 12:06 pm | 11 comments | 9048 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Study reveals promising results for airbag bike 'helmets'

Stanford University researchers are eyeing new bike helmet technology: an airbag "helmet," in which variable sensors are...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2016
Last comment by Um..., on Dec 31, 2016 at 6:52 pm | 1 comment | 1653 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A second chance at higher education

It may sound too good to be true, but a Mountain View-based education company is giving anyone who lives or works in Mountain...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2016
Last comment by De Anza College adjunct professor, on Dec 31, 2016 at 4:56 pm | 5 comments | 6495 Views

AROUND TOWN

Measure V put on hold

On the eve of its implementation last week, the voter-approved charter amendment hit a brick wall after the California Apartment...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2016
Last comment by The Business Man, on Dec 31, 2016 at 4:05 pm | 48 comments | 3947 Views

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Nurturing tomorrow's musicians and artists

It sounds hard to believe, but a drab concrete building at Mountain View's edge is home to what might be called the lifeline...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2016
Last comment by Drab?, on Dec 30, 2016 at 11:22 am | 1 comment | 1802 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City Council drops outdoor pot ban

Mountain View broke away from a county-wide crackdown on backyard marijuana growers Tuesday night, after City Council members...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2016
Last comment by Thank You Neil, on Dec 29, 2016 at 1:36 pm | 13 comments | 3902 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Food bank faces deep drop in donations

Silicon Valley's local food bank is sounding the alarm this holiday season after donations from residents in the South Bay...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2016
Last comment by Friendly Neighbor, on Dec 29, 2016 at 10:31 am | 4 comments | 5811 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents react to new school attendance boundaries

More than 150 families went to school Monday night to weigh in on new attendance boundaries designed to balance enrollment...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2016
Last comment by Cfrink, on Dec 29, 2016 at 2:02 am | 47 comments | 6555 Views

ELECTIONS

Guest opinion: Mayor's message of peace on Earth and good will

As 2016 comes to a close and we surround ourselves with friends and family, I want to take this opportunity to wish everyone...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2016
Last comment by George, on Dec 28, 2016 at 5:26 pm | 5 comments | 2239 Views

ELECTIONS

Editorial: City's refusal to release applications wrongheaded

The city's voters spoke last month, in essence telling the City Council that it wasn't doing enough to protect renters from...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2016
Last comment by reader, on Dec 28, 2016 at 3:14 pm | 17 comments | 1176 Views

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Caltrain collision leaves one dead in Palo Alto

A man in his 60s died on Friday night after a train on the Caltrain right of way struck his vehicle at Charleston Road in...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2016
Last comment by so sad, on Dec 27, 2016 at 2:43 pm | 2 comments | 4883 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Home Front: Christmas Tree Lane, cooking class

Christmas Tree Lane, crocheting class and Chinese New Year cooking -- a round-up of local home and garden news and events....

Original post made on Dec. 25, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1311 Views

BOOKS

Stopping the flight of the bumblebee

Landscape designer Juanita Salisbury is determined to start a movement in Palo Alto that would help bring back bee-friendly...

Original post made on Dec. 25, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1241 Views

OTHER ISSUES

County pitches in to solve city's homelessness

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors approved a contract last week that launches a new partnership with the city of...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2016
Last comment by mvresident2002, on Dec 24, 2016 at 6:47 pm | 11 comments | 3835 Views

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All aboard for holiday trains

There's still time to catch one of Mountain View's favorite holiday traditions -- Ernie's trains. John Bianco is continuing...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2016
Last comment by MyOpinion, on Dec 24, 2016 at 3:22 pm | 6 comments | 3133 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council votes to make Mountain View a human rights city

Spurred by a wave of intolerance in the national political discourse, local leaders last week signed up Mountain View as...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2016
Last comment by Wally , on Dec 23, 2016 at 12:19 am | 15 comments | 10909 Views
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