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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 | 3101 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 | 4930 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 | 2692 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 | 2597 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 | 2082 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 | 2731 Views

AROUND TOWN

A vision emerges for the city's future

The residents who filled the City Council chambers Saturday morning for the most part did not oppose plans for taller buildings,...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2010
Last comment by Political Insider, on Aug 2, 2010 at 12:08 am | 17 comments | 1804 Views

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Google deals a no-no if Jabbari wins council seat?

The election of a Google employee to the City Council could mean no new lucrative deals between the internet giant and the...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2010
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on Oct 11, 2010 at 4:45 pm | 2 comments | 1838 Views

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A farm no more, houses spring up

The beloved pumpkin patch and farm on Grant Road is long gone and a new 53-unit housing development there is starting to...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2011
Last comment by Hardin, on Jan 7, 2011 at 11:31 am | 10 comments | 1983 Views

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Owner of condemned mobile home vows to fight

"It's just been a damn mess," said Bob Burnham, an eight-year resident of Sahara Mobile Village whose home is uninhabitable...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2011
Last comment by Greed is Good, on Apr 9, 2011 at 7:52 am | 7 comments | 2304 Views

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Council lukewarm to major bus upgrade on El Camino Real

City Council members were hesitant to embrace a VTA proposal Tuesday that would bring dedicated bus lanes to El Camino Real...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2011
Last comment by reader, on Jun 25, 2011 at 10:36 pm | 1 comment | 2401 Views

MOVIES

The Pear Avenue Theatre celebrates 10th season

The saying may be well worn, but Diane Tasca insists there is no better way for her to express what she loves about the stage:...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2011
Last comment by DL, on Sep 25, 2011 at 10:54 pm | 1 comment | 3097 Views

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Police in armed standoff with 'mentally ill' man

No shots were fired in an armed standoff with a 63-year-old transient man who claimed he had a gun, Mountain View police...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2012
Last comment by James, on Jan 13, 2012 at 8:27 am | 6 comments | 1807 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district on track with budget

Public schools throughout California, shouldn't be expecting a great year when it comes to federal and state funding, but...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2012
Last comment by Teacher, on Jun 27, 2012 at 6:36 am | 8 comments | 2195 Views

OTHER ISSUES

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

Residents of San Lucas Avenue have been successful 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 Larry Medina, on Sep 27, 2012 at 10:20 am | 3 comments | 1909 Views

OTHER ISSUES

NASA Ames scientist flooded with doomsday questions

On his web page, "Ask an Astrobiologist," local NASA scientist David Morrison has received over 5,000 questions about the...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2012
Last comment by Geppetto, on Dec 21, 2012 at 6:34 am | 3 comments | 1806 Views

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Investing in our community

Our new General Plan allows sizeable increases in housing and commercial activity in the area anchored by San Antonio Road,...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2013
Last comment by Juan C, on Mar 16, 2013 at 2:47 pm | 7 comments | 2046 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 | 20032 Views

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Happy Thanksgivukkah!

This year, Hanukkah is a once in a lifetime event. For the first time since 1888 — and the last time for tens of thousands...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2013
Last comment by jumpingjack, on Nov 27, 2013 at 7:39 pm | 2 comments | 9472 Views

SPORTS

Still swinging: Mountain View Tennis Club looks to expand

The Mountain View Tennis Club is set to spring into its 2014 season with its first tournament of the year. The one-day tournament...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2014
Last comment by Jo-Ann Smith, on Mar 15, 2014 at 11:20 am | 1 comment | 1314 Views
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