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Run for Zimbabwe, fix the plumbing

This year, it's all about the plumbing. The annual Run for Zimbabwe Orphans, an exuberant fundraiser that combines cross-country...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2016
Last comment by dewas, on Apr 9, 2016 at 5:46 am | 7 comments | 2233 Views

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Giants-A's exhibition game to boost traffic, transit use

Baseball is about to return to the Bay Area. Even before opening day on Monday, the San Francisco Giants and Oakland A's...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2016
Last comment by dewas, on Apr 9, 2016 at 5:43 am | 3 comments | 1252 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Tenant advocates submit rent-control measure

Disappointed by the City Council's unwillingness to take stronger action, advocates for Mountain View's large tenant population...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2016
Last comment by Common sense, on Apr 8, 2016 at 4:05 pm | 6 comments | 2414 Views

ELECTIONS

Tonight: Second developer pitches San Antonio shopping center plans

Completion remains about a year away for Merlone Geier's ambitious transformation of a section of the San Antonio shopping...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2016
Last comment by DavidR, on Apr 8, 2016 at 2:06 am | 24 comments | 3251 Views

AROUND TOWN

Four-car crash sends four people to hospital

Four people were taken to the hospital this morning after a collision involving four vehicles in Mountain View, police said. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2016
Last comment by Arvis, on Apr 8, 2016 at 12:24 am | 7 comments | 2953 Views

AROUND TOWN

City could close Castro Street at train tracks

The idea, which is still being studied, would prevent traffic from crossing the tracks, blocking vehicles from Moffett Boulevard...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2016
Last comment by ValF., on Apr 7, 2016 at 11:23 pm | 65 comments | 7457 Views

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Police seek two theft suspects

Police are seeking the public's help in finding two suspects who stole two cellphones from a Sprint store Wednesday night,...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2016
Last comment by Dave, on Apr 7, 2016 at 6:04 pm | 4 comments | 1817 Views

AROUND TOWN

Significant traffic delays at East Bayshore, lane shifts on Highway 101

UPDATE: The road realignment and closure will begin on April 6, Caltrans said on April 1. A busy route along East Bayshore...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2016
Last comment by be happy, on Apr 6, 2016 at 11:18 am | 2 comments | 2333 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Former ABAG official sentenced in $3.9 million embezzlement

A former finance official with the Association of Bay Area Governments was sentenced in federal court in San Francisco on...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2016
Last comment by Reader, on Apr 6, 2016 at 10:44 am | 6 comments | 1546 Views

ELECTIONS

Ramirez enters race for City Council

In his quest to embrace local government, Ramirez is now stepping up to the main event. This week, he announced his candidacy...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2016
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Apr 6, 2016 at 8:08 am | 41 comments | 3636 Views

AROUND TOWN

Makeshift RV camps spark concern

Like many local households, the Reyes family is faced with dwindling options to continue living in Mountain View. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2015
Last comment by JulieBlack, on Apr 6, 2016 at 12:02 am | 36 comments | 5926 Views

OTHER ISSUES

New high-speed rail plan faces criticism

High-speed rail's recent pivot toward the Bay Area may have energized the project's Silicon Valley supporters, but it is...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2016
Last comment by Linda Curtis, on Apr 5, 2016 at 4:27 pm | 11 comments | 1934 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain schedule changes on the way

Caltrain will be changing its train schedule starting early next month to cope with the growing numbers of riders bogging...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2016
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Apr 5, 2016 at 10:05 am | 9 comments | 3536 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Disarray at the Dojo

Hacker Dojo, Mountain View's one-of-a-kind workshop for start-ups and makers, could be facing the biggest challenge to its...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2016
Last comment by Anonymous HD Members, on Apr 5, 2016 at 5:02 am | 21 comments | 32124 Views

AROUND TOWN

How to parent a successful student

More than 100 parents and students packed the Graham Middle School multipurpose room Tuesday night for a special kind of...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2016
Last comment by fcservices, on Apr 4, 2016 at 4:03 pm | 1 comment | 2413 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Waldorf Summer Camp in Mountain View

Waldorf School of the Peninsula Summer Camp is a day camp for children who will be entering grades two through six in the...

Original post made by Waldorf School of the Peninsula on Apr. 4, 2016
There are no comments yet. 195 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

new school districts financial release - Ed-data.org (the best)

Ed-data.org has released the newest set of California state data (CDE) to their 'easy to use' web site. Many school district...

Original post made by Steven Nelson on Apr. 4, 2016
There are no comments yet. 288 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New LASD school plans hit speed bump

City and school district officials in Los Altos trying to find a home for a 10th school campus say they will keep working...

Original post made on Feb. 29, 2016
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Apr 4, 2016 at 9:04 am | 45 comments | 4712 Views

OTHER ISSUES

State snowpack levels improve, but still below normal

When surveyors climbed to a peak in the Sierra Nevada today, they found a welcome sight that wasn't there last year: snow. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2016
Last comment by John , on Apr 2, 2016 at 4:23 pm | 2 comments | 1275 Views

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Google's futuristic plan wins cheers from city

Mountain View City Council members signaled their approval for what would easily be the city's most dramatic office building....

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2016
Last comment by Scott, on Apr 1, 2016 at 10:29 pm | 3 comments | 3785 Views
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