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OTHER ISSUES

Two-alarm fire prompts apartment evacuation

A two-alarm fire broke out in the Park Vista apartment complex on Escuela Avenue Thursday night, displacing hundreds of residents...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2015
Last comment by Neighbors Helping Neighbors, on Aug 5, 2015 at 10:28 am | 3 comments | 4296 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Nine arrested at Phish concert

Mountain View police arrested nine people for drug-related offenses late last month after they were allegedly caught selling...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2015
Last comment by PeaceLove, on Aug 5, 2015 at 12:30 am | 5 comments | 3905 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher shortage triggers trouble for special ed program

Many school districts are scrambling to hire new teachers for the coming school year amid a worsening teacher shortage in...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2015
Last comment by mr_b, on Aug 4, 2015 at 11:21 pm | 5 comments | 4118 Views

AROUND TOWN

DUI suspected in driver rescued from Sunnyvale train tracks

A driver who narrowly missed being struck by a Caltrain in Sunnyvale Monday night has been cited on suspicion of drunk driving...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2015
Last comment by High on Alcohol, on Aug 4, 2015 at 5:01 pm | 4 comments | 3055 Views

ELECTIONS

Competition heats up for open school board seat

The deadline to apply for the vacant school board seat on the Mountain View Whisman board of trustees is fast-approaching,...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2015
Last comment by Gary, on Aug 4, 2015 at 11:07 am | 30 comments | 5077 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Two trains strike unoccupied car in Sunnyvale

An unoccupied vehicle on the tracks was struck by two different Caltrains this evening in Sunnyvale, according to Caltrain...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2015
Last comment by why, on Aug 4, 2015 at 10:36 am | 6 comments | 1792 Views

AROUND TOWN

City approves $2.3 million for solar arrays

Shining a light on Mountain View's commitment to green power, the city will soon install three new swaths of solar panels...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2015
Last comment by Bruce Karney, on Aug 4, 2015 at 9:47 am | 1 comment | 2808 Views

OTHER ISSUES

The original Big Mac

In the 1940s and '50s, Johnny Mac's, an "American Graffiti"-style drive-in on El Camino Real, was the place to be for Mountain...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2008
Last comment by don dina, on Aug 3, 2015 at 9:26 pm | 14 comments | 8143 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Awalt High School /40 year reunion/Class of 1975

Please go to Eventbrite.com, for info, registration and purchase tickets for the August 15th event to be held at Michael's...

Original post made by Spartan Reunion on Aug. 3, 2015
There are no comments yet. 573 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Local political consultant joins El Camino Hospital board

After rapid-fire interviews and a handful of questions, the El Camino Healthcare District board chose a Stanford lecturer,...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2015
Last comment by concerned donor, on Aug 3, 2015 at 3:47 pm | 5 comments | 3599 Views

AROUND TOWN

It's no fish story: Seascape set to close

A niche shop known for its exotic fish, reptiles and brightly-colored coral will be shutting its doors later this month,...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2015
Last comment by screwed, on Aug 3, 2015 at 11:32 am | 28 comments | 8363 Views

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Income inequality in Bay Area exceeds national levels

A Silicon Valley economic research institute said today that income inequality in the Bay Area is now more severe than in...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2015
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Aug 3, 2015 at 10:20 am | 14 comments | 2818 Views

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Guest opinion: Getting people where they need to go

One of the reasons that commuter traffic in Mountain View is such a mess is that public transit doesn't get people where...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2015
Last comment by Wayne Amacher, on Aug 1, 2015 at 12:05 pm | 67 comments | 4536 Views

RESTAURANTS

The Best of Mountain View 2015

What is it that makes Mountain View so special, that sets it apart from Anytown, USA? Our readers know that, in addition...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2015
Last comment by Common sense, on Aug 1, 2015 at 11:06 am | 3 comments | 14123 Views

ELECTIONS

A strange definition of 'transparency'

Any political candidate will let you know that one of the most important factors in deciding whether to run for office is...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2015
Last comment by Common sense, on Aug 1, 2015 at 10:38 am | 2 comments | 1071 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Much more than a soup kitchen

Every Saturday, hundreds of men and women -- many of them homeless -- line up outside the church at the corner of Hope and...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2015
Last comment by Dolly Love, on Jul 31, 2015 at 9:58 pm | 1 comment | 4604 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Two more join quest for vacant school board seat

Two more applicants have come forward seeking the vacant seat on the Mountain View Whisman school board, with two different...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2015
Last comment by Close but..., on Jul 31, 2015 at 9:58 pm | 1 comment | 3918 Views

AROUND TOWN

A helping hand in mental health

People hospitalized for a mental illness have a long road ahead of them, with plenty of pitfalls to sidestep as they try...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2015
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Jul 31, 2015 at 5:39 pm | 3 comments | 2265 Views

AROUND TOWN

City approves $2.3 million for solar arrays

Shining a light on Mountain View's commitment to green power, the city will soon install three new swaths of solar panels...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2015
Last comment by Huh?, on Jul 31, 2015 at 11:31 am | 6 comments | 1225 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Air district board approves $20M for Caltrain electrification project

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District board today approved $20 million in funding for a Caltrain electrification project...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2015
Last comment by Excellent!, on Jul 31, 2015 at 8:54 am | 5 comments | 2526 Views
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