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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 | 3977 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 | 3524 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sears leaving San Antonio Shopping Center

Sears department store will be abandoning its location in San Antonio Shopping Center when its lease expires next March,...

Original post made on May. 26, 2013
Last comment by Oblivious, on Jun 1, 2013 at 11:24 pm | 3 comments | 2160 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pressure cooker causes bomb scare at San Antonio Shopping Center

Police evacuated nearby residents and businesses after a pressure cooker was spotted in bushes outside a building at San...

Original post made on May. 26, 2013
Last comment by skim1@yahoo.com, on May 29, 2013 at 7:53 pm | 6 comments | 1401 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teaching for the future

The head of the local elementary and middle school district said he believes local educators should be ready to say yes to...

Original post made on May. 29, 2013
Last comment by James, on May 30, 2013 at 11:11 pm | 14 comments | 2202 Views

AROUND TOWN

Overturned SUV crash injures four

As many as four people were hospitalized after an SUV overturned on northbound Interstate Highway 280 near Los Altos this...

Original post made on May. 28, 2013
Last comment by Ticket Maker, on May 31, 2013 at 6:37 am | 26 comments | 1765 Views

AROUND TOWN

Robbed on a blind date

A 22-year-old San Jose man had a bad blind date in Mountain View on Tuesday, when a casual hook-up turned into a robbery...

Original post made on May. 29, 2013
Last comment by Ron MV, on May 30, 2013 at 3:17 pm | 8 comments | 1623 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

After Sandy Hook, what should a community do?

When news of the terrible tragedy in Sandy Hook, Conn. broke last December, all of our hearts immediately went out to the...

Original post made on May. 30, 2013
Last comment by gcoladon, on May 30, 2013 at 10:09 am | 1 comment | 1744 Views

RESTAURANTS

Food trucks get green light

The city's 57-year-old food truck ordinance got a revamp Tuesday night, ending an unwritten agreement that had been keeping...

Original post made on May. 30, 2013
Last comment by Rodger, on Jun 1, 2013 at 11:29 am | 9 comments | 2077 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Civility roundtable on guns and school violence tonight

"Could Sandy Hook happen here?" is the headline for tonight's civility roundtable, an event organized by the Human Relations...

Original post made on May. 30, 2013
Last comment by gcoladon, on May 30, 2013 at 12:19 pm | 1 comment | 1138 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hangar One, Moffett airfield officially up for grabs

The possibility of Moffett Federal Airfield becoming an airport for private business jets is now a real option after a "request...

Original post made on May. 30, 2013
Last comment by Jeff, on May 31, 2013 at 4:40 pm | 14 comments | 7616 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Civility roundtable on guns and school violence tonight

"Could Sandy Hook happen here?" is the headline for tonight's civility roundtable, an event organized by the Human Relations...

Original post made on May. 30, 2013
Last comment by Ted, on May 31, 2013 at 4:52 pm | 4 comments | 903 Views

OTHER ISSUES

NASA unveils innovative new tech

NASA Ames unveiled a little computer-operated machine that can manufacture spare spacecraft parts in space, including the...

Original post made on May. 30, 2013
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Jun 3, 2013 at 6:59 pm | 6 comments | 1364 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Police arrest Mountain View man for fatal April accident

Mountain View police have arrested the man accused of hitting and killing an 81-year-old local woman with his minivan. Read...

Original post made on May. 31, 2013
Last comment by Wo\'O Ideafarm, on Jun 5, 2013 at 8:20 pm | 15 comments | 1519 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Blind date robbers strike again

For the second time in two days, a pair of robbers lured two out-of-town men into a lurid trap. Read the full story here...

Original post made on May. 31, 2013
Last comment by Write M. Hard, on Jun 3, 2013 at 4:26 pm | 18 comments | 21587 Views

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El Calderon restaurant to close after 44 years

Lita Lopez has decided to retire from El Calderon restaurant in Mountain View 44 years after she and her husband first opened...

Original post made on May. 31, 2013
Last comment by Frankie, on Jan 25, 2014 at 12:37 pm | 32 comments | 11594 Views

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Grading system 'broken' or just buggy?

Steve Uhlir, who began speaking out against aspects of the high school district's new grading policy about six months ago,...

Original post made on May. 31, 2013
Last comment by MVHS parent N, on Oct 30, 2013 at 11:46 am | 18 comments | 2179 Views

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Celebrating with a snake

Jill Clapp and her class of preschoolers at St. Paul Child Development Center in Mountain View recently celebrated the 20th...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2013
Last comment by Sean, on Jun 3, 2013 at 10:19 pm | 11 comments | 1629 Views

RESTAURANTS

Tied House celebrates 25 years

Mountain View's Tied House, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary this weekend, was at the forefront of the micro-brewing...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2013
Last comment by hmm, on Jun 4, 2013 at 4:18 pm | 2 comments | 1518 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police release sketch of burglary suspect

The Mountain View Police Department has released a sketch of a burglary suspect who surprised a napping resident on Thursday....

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2013
Last comment by Just the Facts, on Jun 5, 2013 at 4:38 pm | 14 comments | 1405 Views
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