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OTHER ISSUES

NASA Ames 'Living Museum' debuts downtown

The NASA Ames Research Center in Moffett Field will celebrate its 75th anniversary this year with a 17-piece "living museum."...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2014
Last comment by Winon, on Aug 6, 2014 at 12:12 pm | 5 comments | 6590 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Many Old Mountain View Residents Still Without Permits

As of today, August 5th, many residents (including myself) still have not received the permits that allow them to leave...

Original post made by Jim Neal on Aug. 5, 2014
Last comment by MV Mama, on Aug 5, 2014 at 11:48 pm | 4 comments | 350 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council reverses course on pod car idea

Mountain View officials may like the pod car concept, but don't mistake them for angel investors. After several years of...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2014
Last comment by Christopher Chiang, on Aug 5, 2014 at 11:39 pm | 22 comments | 4776 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Volunteer helps Washington wildfire relief effort

Mountain View resident Marcel Pajuelo-Schwartz was in good spirits the day after he returned from the Red Cross shelter at...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2014
Last comment by Leslie Lambert, on Aug 5, 2014 at 8:00 pm | 1 comment | 1502 Views

OTHER ISSUES

SEIU protests at Google

For some, a job at Google is the stuff dreams are made of, but for security guard Manny Cardenas, it's been more of a nightmare. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2013
Last comment by Linda Curtis, on Aug 5, 2014 at 4:01 pm | 31 comments | 7979 Views

AROUND TOWN

Last stop for Evelyn light rail station?

On Aug. 7, Valley Transportation Authority board members will vote on whether to close Mountain View's Evelyn Avenue light...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2014
Last comment by Steve, on Aug 5, 2014 at 6:02 am | 14 comments | 4959 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Handyman arrested on child molestation charges

Police are looking for more victims of a 43-year-old man who was arrested last week on charges of touching two young girls...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2014
Last comment by Mother Mary, on Aug 4, 2014 at 8:31 pm | 3 comments | 3113 Views

ELECTIONS

Drought matters to water district incumbent

Brian Schmidt is aiming for a second term on the Santa Clara Valley Water District board. Emphasizing the importance of water...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2014
Last comment by concerned, on Aug 4, 2014 at 3:21 pm | 4 comments | 2350 Views

RESTAURANTS

Shop Talk: ribs ramp-up; kids' coding school

In this week's Shop Talk column: a local car wash ribs stop kicks it up a notch; Palo Alto's florists continue to disappear;...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2014
Last comment by UC Davis Grad, on Aug 4, 2014 at 1:22 pm | 2 comments | 2515 Views

OTHER ISSUES

The only good lawn is a dead lawn?

The Santa Clara Valley Water District is rolling out a new campaign to tackle California's drought, called "Brown is the...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2014
Last comment by Steve, on Aug 4, 2014 at 11:55 am | 57 comments | 7375 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kohl's Black Dress Code Hurts Miminum Wage Employees

My neighbor earns a little more than $8 per hour at Kohlís Mountain View, which opened last August. She is grateful to have...

Original post made by Cathy on Feb. 10, 2010
Last comment by Ajay's Wife, on Aug 3, 2014 at 3:20 pm | 20 comments | 26326 Views

ELECTIONS

Water district race heats up

Gary Kremen, a Silicon Valley entrepreneur and founder of the dating site Match.com, has entered the race for the Santa Clara...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2014
Last comment by Benica, on Aug 2, 2014 at 10:31 pm | 8 comments | 2567 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council race: Ellen Kamei has 'deep roots' in city

Environmental planning commissioner and third-generation Mountain View resident Ellen Kamei has kicked off her campaign for...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by SOS, on Aug 2, 2014 at 8:01 am | 4 comments | 3578 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tech giants should help more with housing

The impact of Google, both the noun and the verb, is indisputably profound across the globe, but in Mountain View, the name...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by Garrett, on Aug 1, 2014 at 6:12 pm | 2 comments | 560 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District, charter school votes to OK agreement

After a marathon mediation meeting that ended at 4 a.m., both the Los Altos School District and Bullis Charter School boards...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2014
Last comment by Where the money goes, on Aug 1, 2014 at 10:59 am | 18 comments | 3492 Views

ELECTIONS

Charter school-district accord a welcome step

There was good news earlier this month from the Los Altos School District about the possible signing of a five-year agreement...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2014
Last comment by This isn't over, on Aug 1, 2014 at 8:18 am | 34 comments | 2424 Views

AROUND TOWN

Six injured after car crashes into downtown Palo Alto cafe

One person was critically injured and five suffered less serious injuries Thursday afternoon after a vehicle crashed into...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2014
Last comment by Sandy, on Jul 31, 2014 at 5:16 pm | 4 comments | 1216 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Learning through gaming

Trying to get kids into math, even in the age of STEM, can be like pulling teeth. But a local group is looking to change...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2014
Last comment by Tina, on Jul 30, 2014 at 6:33 pm | 3 comments | 755 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD, Bullis pass five-year agreement

After a marathon mediation meeting that ended at 4 a.m., the Los Altos School District and Bullis Charter School last night...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2014
Last comment by Looks Suspicious, on Jul 30, 2014 at 11:28 am | 7 comments | 1610 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'Boyhood'

You've watched actors grow up on screen before, whether it be Mickey Rooney, Elizabeth Taylor or Jerry Mathers (as the Beaver)....

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2014
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Jul 30, 2014 at 10:22 am | 1 comment | 6032 Views
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