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Mayor proposes flying rainbow flag

The city's first openly gay mayor, Chris Clark, has proposed another first, flying the rainbow flag on a city hall flag pole. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2014
Last comment by Steve, on Jun 20, 2014 at 7:05 am | 4 comments | 333 Views

OTHER ISSUES

How big is that house, really?

A home's square footage is a number easily misrepresented, especially when determining ever-ambiguous "liveable space." Measurements...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2014
Last comment by Richard, on Jun 20, 2014 at 2:14 am | 1 comment | 2568 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google housing axed in city's general plan

Council members were not moved Tuesday night by last-minute efforts by the Chamber of Commerce and the mayor to keep housing...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2012
Last comment by current_resident, on Jun 19, 2014 at 9:05 pm | 11 comments | 14389 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council places pay raise on November ballot

After debating the issue in April, City Council members voted Tuesday to put a pay raise for themselves on the November ballot...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2014
Last comment by Pedestrian, on Jun 18, 2014 at 11:57 pm | 1 comment | 268 Views

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$200K in pot seized in drug bust

Mountain View police raided a building on Independence Avenue Thursday night and seized about 1,000 marijuana plants. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2014
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Jun 18, 2014 at 3:16 pm | 13 comments | 12878 Views

SPORTS

Burrowing owls found dead at Shoreline Golf course

City officials revealed this week that a pair of the city's rare burrowing owls were found dead in their burrow on the Shoreline...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2014
Last comment by Stephanie, on Jun 18, 2014 at 1:06 pm | 53 comments | 8274 Views

ELECTIONS

City Council request for pay raise

If the City Council wants a pay raise tell them to ask Google, Linked In, Sobrato, Merlone Geier Partners and all the other...

Original post made by Kay Ritchey on Jun. 15, 2014
Last comment by Linda Curtis, on Jun 17, 2014 at 5:08 pm | 4 comments | 388 Views

AROUND TOWN

Chronicle columnist joins debate over city's development

Google's hometown of Mountain View has quickly become a flash point for the debate over Silicon Valley's resistance to allowing...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2014
Last comment by Prince, on Jun 17, 2014 at 3:36 pm | 3 comments | 3322 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV power outage affects thousands

Thousands of PG&E customers in Mountain View are without power this morning, a PG&E spokesman said. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2014
Last comment by SanJay, on Jun 17, 2014 at 3:27 pm | 8 comments | 5494 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New group slams LASD board performance

A new nonprofit group, critical of Los Altos School District leadership and spending, ran ads in the <I>Voice</I></B> and...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2014
Last comment by Mayer-Ct, on Jun 16, 2014 at 7:38 pm | 59 comments | 5083 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google unveils self driving car prototype

Google posted a video this week of elderly and disabled passengers enjoying a prototype self-driving car, another step towards...

Original post made on May. 28, 2014
Last comment by Darin, on Jun 15, 2014 at 9:09 pm | 18 comments | 10717 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Alta Vista grads ready for life's challenges

There wasn't a dry eye in the Spartan Theatre last week when Alta Vista High School graduate Yoselin Mora-Gutierrez told...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2014
Last comment by UC Davis Grad, on Jun 15, 2014 at 12:05 pm | 1 comment | 3488 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New group slams LASD board performance

A new nonprofit group, critical of Los Altos School District leadership and spending, ran ads last week highlighting the...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2014
Last comment by EACH Misleads Again!, on Jun 15, 2014 at 10:45 am | 15 comments | 3829 Views

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Los Altos grads defy characterization

Principal Wynne Satterwhite admitted defeat. She said she spent the last month trying to find a single narrative thread that...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2014
Last comment by Maher, on Jun 14, 2014 at 5:33 pm | 1 comment | 4934 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Audit requires further review at VA Palo Alto's Livermore facility

On the heels of claims last week that the Palo Alto VA hospital maintains better-than-average wait times and care, an internal...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2014
Last comment by eloise, on Jun 12, 2014 at 11:26 pm | 1 comment | 1856 Views

AROUND TOWN

Biting man arrested in domestic violence case

A Mountain View man is facing charges of domestic violence and making threats against a police officer from an incident in...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2014
There are no comments yet. 3739 Views

AROUND TOWN

Judge throws out insanity plea in attempted murder

A jury on Wednesday found that the 53-year-old Los Altos woman who was convicted for attempted murder on June 3 was sane...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2014
Last comment by Maher, on Jun 12, 2014 at 5:06 pm | 1 comment | 4557 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Palo Alto VA positions itself within national scandal

In light of the recent scandal involving false record-keeping and long wait lists at VA hospitals in other parts of the country,...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2014
Last comment by Army Vet, on Jun 12, 2014 at 4:45 pm | 6 comments | 2812 Views

AROUND TOWN

Surprise pension costs for school districts

School districts got a surprise last month when Gov. Jerry Brown announced a new plan to pay for the state's pension shortfall. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2014
Last comment by BIG SURPRISE, on Jun 12, 2014 at 12:20 pm | 7 comments | 3347 Views

OTHER ISSUES

County to roll out ID cards for veterans

The estimated 85,000 veterans of the U.S. military in Santa Clara County will be eligible to receive photo identification...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2014
Last comment by Jay Park, on Jun 12, 2014 at 11:35 am | 9 comments | 3257 Views
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