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AROUND TOWN

Zipcars to come to downtown

The City Council voted quietly and unanimously to allow car-sharing company Zipcar to park four of its cars in downtown Mountain...

Original post made on May. 20, 2013
Last comment by Martin, on Jun 6, 2013 at 1:23 pm | 12 comments | 1361 Views

AROUND TOWN

Helping the helpless

Though burn victims in this country may emerge from the hospital with significant scars, chances are they will ultimately...

Original post made on May. 21, 2013
Last comment by UC Davis Grad, on May 26, 2013 at 11:09 am | 10 comments | 1002 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Re-open Whisman School?

A former city of Mountain View official, along with leading members of some Whisman-area neighborhood associations, plan...

Original post made on May. 21, 2013
Last comment by Garrett, on May 27, 2013 at 4:48 pm | 24 comments | 2046 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tropicana Lodge being demolished

The vacant Tropicana Lodge hotel was being turned into debris this morning to make way for a 162-unit apartment complex to...

Original post made on May. 22, 2013
Last comment by Flava Dave, on May 28, 2013 at 2:25 am | 11 comments | 1473 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto tries to make 'hackathons' a family affair

Hackers, designers and Silicon Valley technophiles will flood downtown Palo Alto's most prominent gathering spot with food,...

Original post made on May. 22, 2013
Last comment by , on May 22, 2013 at 11:11 am | 1 comment | 1050 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cash, jewelry stolen in burglary

Cash, jewelry and other personal effects were stolen when a home in the 1100 block of Nilda Avenue was burglarized on May...

Original post made on May. 22, 2013
Last comment by , on May 22, 2013 at 12:09 pm | 1 comment | 999 Views

AROUND TOWN

Burglars kick in door

A burglar reportedly kicked in the door of a home in the 2300 block of Jane Lane on May 17, according to police. Read...

Original post made on May. 22, 2013
Last comment by Mr. Plow, on May 22, 2013 at 11:05 pm | 7 comments | 902 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google burglary bust

It appears that an ex-Googler may have felt he was entitled to a do-it-yourself severance package after the company cut him...

Original post made on May. 23, 2013
Last comment by dtrain, on May 23, 2013 at 2:53 pm | 4 comments | 1143 Views

RESTAURANTS

Unlikely barbecue joint

If Mountain View had a resident ribs master, it would be Harold Willis. And you won't find him -- or his ribs -- in a local...

Original post made on May. 23, 2013
Last comment by Someone Needs a Hug, on May 28, 2013 at 4:58 pm | 5 comments | 2911 Views

AROUND TOWN

Immigrant house may be placed in new city park

After saving it from demolition earlier this year, City Council members voted Tuesday on a strategy for restoring and relocating...

Original post made on May. 23, 2013
Last comment by wendyleela, on May 24, 2013 at 6:47 pm | 4 comments | 2659 Views

AROUND TOWN

At-risk high school students making gains

Earlier this month, U.S. News and World Report published a story ranking both Mountain View and Los Altos high schools among...

Original post made on May. 23, 2013
Last comment by Not nice, on May 29, 2013 at 7:10 pm | 4 comments | 2918 Views

ELECTIONS

Gov. Brown calls for focus on climate change

Gov. Jerry Brown today urged scientists to dedicate themselves to convincing a distracted public and news media about the...

Original post made on May. 23, 2013
Last comment by Dana, on Jul 10, 2013 at 1:52 pm | 11 comments | 1454 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Fist-fight at gas station escalates quickly

Two men got into a fight at a Mountain View gas station early Tuesday morning, with one brandishing a knife, according to...

Original post made on May. 23, 2013
Last comment by Ws, on May 29, 2013 at 4:35 am | 12 comments | 1390 Views

AROUND TOWN

Armed man robs Wells Fargo bank

A masked robber armed with a gun made off with an undisclosed amount of cash yesterday after robbing a Wells Fargo bank branch...

Original post made on May. 23, 2013
Last comment by Mark, on May 28, 2013 at 9:54 am | 7 comments | 1348 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Re-open Whisman?

A former city of Mountain View official, along with leading members of some Whisman-area neighborhood associations, plan...

Original post made on May. 24, 2013
Last comment by Tyrella N Flynn, on May 24, 2013 at 9:14 am | 1 comment | 1390 Views

AROUND TOWN

'One of the silliest things we've ever done'

Several City Council members said they were not fans of placing art along city's trails and in parks before voting against...

Original post made on May. 24, 2013
Last comment by USA, on May 29, 2013 at 2:51 pm | 32 comments | 1825 Views

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Memorial Day Weekend, May 25-27

[http://events.stanford.edu/events/375/37565/ ==B Music:== Stanford Afro-Latin Jazz Ensemble with Ray Vega] Special guest...

Original post made on May. 24, 2013
Last comment by randy albin, on May 24, 2013 at 3:47 pm | 1 comment | 1283 Views

AROUND TOWN

City set to design new veterans memorial

With Memorial Day just around the corner, the City Council has decided that the two plaques in Mountain View dedicated to...

Original post made on May. 24, 2013
Last comment by Doug Pearson, on May 28, 2013 at 6:20 pm | 15 comments | 1361 Views

AROUND TOWN

Residential burglaries up this year

Local residential burglaries are up, according to officials with the Mountain View Police Department. Read the full...

Original post made on May. 25, 2013
Last comment by Mountain View 1980, on May 31, 2013 at 5:06 pm | 11 comments | 3596 Views

AROUND TOWN

Landowner wants Rose Market to stay

After a community backlash against plans for 200 apartments at the corner of Castro Street and El Camino Real, one of the...

Original post made on May. 26, 2013
Last comment by MVResident67, on Jul 15, 2013 at 2:06 pm | 19 comments | 3046 Views
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