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TCE: community meeting tonight

A public meeting is set for tonight following the discovery of unsafe levels of fumes from polluted groundwater evaporating...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2013
Last comment by Bill, on Mar 14, 2013 at 5:01 pm | 2 comments | 3088 Views

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Thursday: Obama to visit Midpeninsula

President Barack Obama is scheduled to visit the Palo Alto home of Vinod and Neeru Khosla at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, June 6,...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2013
Last comment by Old Steve, on Jun 10, 2013 at 5:20 pm | 16 comments | 2491 Views

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The transformation of a fire station's backyard

From a vacant, weed-choked lot to a bountiful source of produce, Mountain View firefighter's garden feeds the station's crew...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2013
Last comment by Martin Omander, on Aug 27, 2013 at 2:56 pm | 2 comments | 17033 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Monday: Spare-the-air alert issued

The first Spare the Air alert of the winter season has been issued for Monday by the Bay Area Air Quality Management District....

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2013
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Nov 27, 2013 at 12:04 pm | 10 comments | 9247 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New drug suspected in teen's overdose

Local authorities suspect a relatively new drug to be responsible for the apparent overdose of a high school student from...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2014
Last comment by Old Ben, on Mar 17, 2014 at 2:03 am | 12 comments | 5833 Views

RESTAURANTS

Farm to play

Once upon a time, downtown Los Altos was all about antiques and senior citizens. Now, if you don't have small children and...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2014
Last comment by Meridith, on Jun 7, 2014 at 2:37 pm | 1 comment | 1382 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers demand higher pay from school district

Teachers packed the room to air their grievances at the Mountain View Whisman district board meeting last week, as part of...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2014
Last comment by Huh?, on Jan 6, 2015 at 4:29 pm | 46 comments | 8575 Views

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Holiday helpers take the stress out of entertaining

Chestnuts roasting, sleigh bells ringing, halls decked, etc. Boasting delicious foods, festive music, reunions of families...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2014
Last comment by Jes' Sayin', on Nov 28, 2014 at 11:35 pm | 1 comment | 2594 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School's out in June for innovative Theuerkauf principal

Long-time Theuerkauf Elementary School Principal Connie Sawdey announced she will be retiring at the end of the school year,...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2015
Last comment by Connie Sawdey, on Apr 3, 2015 at 3:04 pm | 1 comment | 1378 Views

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Police: East Palo Alto man cited in hit-and-run accident

A 34-year-old man who allegedly struck two vehicles before plowing through a Caltrain fence and hitting a power pole has...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2015
Last comment by Timo, on Jul 12, 2015 at 3:26 am | 1 comment | 2472 Views

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Rent Watch

Just like home sales, I want to make space for a bidding war on my rental property, so I can get as much as possible in rental...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2015
Last comment by James Thurber, on Oct 16, 2015 at 3:37 pm | 1 comment | 1295 Views

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Concrete pour brings traffic delays to San Antonio

A large-scale concrete pour for the second phase of the San Antonio shopping center project is causing temporary road closures...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2016
Last comment by Axel, on Jan 30, 2016 at 8:58 am | 2 comments | 494 Views

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City finally traps a squirrel

After setting its sights on a small band of aggressive squirrels in Cuesta Park, the city has succeeded in trapping and euthanizing...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2007
Last comment by worldhistoricalgenius, on Aug 2, 2012 at 2:53 pm | 5 comments | 4376 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Breathalyzers a prom night tradition

Mountain View and Los Altos high schools are both holding their prom dances this Saturday night. And along with fancy dresses,...

Original post made on May. 19, 2008
Last comment by Liz, on May 19, 2008 at 1:38 pm | 1 comment | 3594 Views

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Mountain View's greenest home

The house at 96 Eldora Drive is so green -- with its special lighting, greywater system and geothermal heating, among other...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2008
Last comment by Bernie Brightman, on Oct 25, 2008 at 10:54 am | 1 comment | 3680 Views

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Mayor Abe-Koga named 'woman of the year'

Mayor Margaret Abe-Koga was paid a surprise visit last week by state Assembly member Paul Fong, who honored her as "woman...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2009
Last comment by USA, on Mar 13, 2009 at 10:16 am | 4 comments | 2424 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Adult School cuts will hurt

The gaping holes left in the Adult School curriculum by the recently announced $1.3 million in cutbacks pulls the rug out...

Original post made on May. 12, 2009
Last comment by A. Genoff, on May 12, 2009 at 9:27 am | 1 comment | 2508 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Resentment lingers at BMW dealership

After a two-month strike last year allowed them to keep a union contract, albeit with fewer benefits and pay, a large group...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Aug 15, 2009 at 10:35 am | 6 comments | 2660 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

In defense of Maurice Ghysels

I am writing to voice my support for Maurice Ghysels. My wife and I have lived in Mountain View for 12 years. Our two daughters...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by ER, on Nov 6, 2009 at 10:50 pm | 8 comments | 6687 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Report: MVLA teachers are best paid in state

According to data released by the state Department of Education this month and compiled by the ==I Sacramento Bee==, teachers...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2010
Last comment by Anonymous, on Dec 22, 2013 at 2:29 pm | 24 comments | 8175 Views
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