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Residents to meet with PG&E over plan to strip backyards

Residents of San Lucas Avenue have succeeded in getting PG&E to meet with them as a group to discuss the utility company's...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2012
Last comment by Frustrated, on Sep 27, 2012 at 10:10 pm | 4 comments | 2032 Views

OTHER ISSUES

A new place to hack

Members gathered last weekend to paint the walls at Hacker Dojo's new space. The Dojo, a shared office and event space for...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2012
Last comment by Yes!, on Dec 20, 2012 at 2:45 pm | 2 comments | 1716 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Second Harvest food drive short of goal

Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San Mateo counties' holiday fundraiser fell short of its goal, and now it...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2013
Last comment by Over taxed, under paid, on Mar 15, 2013 at 3:01 pm | 1 comment | 1679 Views

AROUND TOWN

Burglary suspect nabbed

A tip helped Mountain View police arrest a burglary suspect in the wake of a surge in local break-ins. Read the full...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2013
Last comment by Ron MV, on Jun 7, 2013 at 2:24 pm | 4 comments | 2092 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Google WiFi replaced in City Hall, library

After getting numerous complaints about Google's aging free Google WiFi system, city officials announced last week that a...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2013
Last comment by haha, on Dec 16, 2013 at 3:09 am | 10 comments | 5457 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Arts programs benefit STEM students, too

Advocates for STEM education are quick to cite their facts and figures about career choices and earnings, but they miss a...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2014
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Mar 15, 2014 at 8:59 am | 2 comments | 1940 Views

AROUND TOWN

Scholarship program awards 24 students

The MVLA Community Scholars awarded 24 students with scholarships this year, the highest number of students yet. All the...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2014
Last comment by Dee, on Jun 10, 2014 at 7:54 pm | 1 comment | 1167 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tempting kids with tastier hot lunches

Kids may be on the fast track for gourmet meals at school -- or, at least, better meals. Following a report that student...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2014
Last comment by Karen, on Nov 20, 2014 at 2:57 pm | 7 comments | 4326 Views

OTHER ISSUES

MV police to wear body cameras

Body cameras for on-duty police officers took the center stage in a national discussion on police accountability this week,...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Dec 5, 2014 at 4:33 pm | 13 comments | 4725 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council offers extension for Symantec development deal

Mountain View City Council members last week signaled they wouldn't scrap a development deal with Symantec for a new 100,000-square...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2015
Last comment by Correction, on Apr 9, 2015 at 12:41 am | 6 comments | 3466 Views

ELECTIONS

NASA expo to explore drone potential

Look into the skies these days and you might just see a drone buzzing through the air. But while these small unmanned fliers...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2015
Last comment by Jeff, on Jul 14, 2015 at 3:06 pm | 4 comments | 2111 Views

ELECTIONS

Council shies away from rent regulation

Following weeks of public outcry on rising rents, Mountain View leaders gave a clear signal Monday they would not consider...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2015
Last comment by LoveMV, on Oct 26, 2015 at 1:09 am | 54 comments | 4803 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Stanford Blood Center in need of donations to avoid shortage

With an estimated two to three million people expected to visit the Bay Area for Super Bowl 50, the Stanford Blood Center...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2016
Last comment by Brady, on Feb 4, 2016 at 8:54 pm | 10 comments | 945 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kids love this cop

On his days off, Officer Ron Cooper often makes the nearly hour-long drive from his home in Morgan Hill to play basketball...

Original post made on May. 24, 2008
Last comment by MT, on Oct 9, 2008 at 7:20 pm | 3 comments | 3969 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mayfield Mall developer could be bowing out

Toll Brothers, the high-flying nationally ranked home builder that was retained by Hewlett-Packard to develop a huge housing...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2008
Last comment by Alma, on Dec 3, 2008 at 6:47 pm | 3 comments | 3027 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Battle of the burgers

There were other Mountain View drive-in burgers that people remember, such as the Cadillac burger at Spivey's, and the Big...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2009
Last comment by rolo8ab, on Dec 19, 2013 at 10:08 am | 16 comments | 4628 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAMF gives $600,000 to Healthy Kids program

Hundreds more children will receive medical and dental coverage in Santa Clara County thanks to a $600,000 donation to the...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2009
Last comment by Maria Daane, on Aug 17, 2009 at 9:31 pm | 3 comments | 2617 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Google maps ease pedestrian input

There are hundreds of people who travel the city every day without a car, learning first-hand where major obstacles are for...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2009
Last comment by Bruce England, on Nov 16, 2009 at 4:14 pm | 5 comments | 2541 Views

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Three local teens arrested in vandalism spree

Los Altos police on Wednesday arrested three teenagers, all students at Mountain View or Alta Vista high schools, in connection...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2010
Last comment by Don Frances, on Feb 11, 2010 at 3:59 pm | 16 comments | 2050 Views

RESTAURANTS

No pizza needed

Italian restaurants in the greater Palo Alto area are as plentiful as apps on an iPhone. From Olive Garden to Quattro at...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by shelley hansen, on May 13, 2010 at 10:21 am | 2 comments | 2661 Views
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