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Big jump in downtown parking costs

Those who drive to work in downtown Mountain View be warned: the city is finally enforcing its two-hour time limits on parking. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2013
Last comment by Danielle, on Dec 5, 2013 at 12:10 am | 37 comments | 25852 Views

OTHER ISSUES

'A hand up, not a hand-out'

It's hard living paycheck to paycheck. It's even harder if you happen to live in the heart of Silicon Valley, where, over...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2013
Last comment by James, on Dec 7, 2013 at 7:12 am | 15 comments | 19757 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 | 8849 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Strategies for cooking the perfect Thanksgiving turkey

The search for the perfectly cooked turkey — moist and flavorful with a golden, crusty skin — is intrinsic to the...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2013
Last comment by Janice, on Nov 25, 2013 at 2:02 pm | 1 comment | 5365 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council OKs 33 row homes for Colony Street

The neighborhood around the intersection of of Colony Street and Sierra Vista Avenue may have 33 new households soon, the...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2013
Last comment by Jerry, on Nov 28, 2013 at 12:31 am | 10 comments | 6435 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Spike in car break-ins

A spike in car break-ins has the Mountain View Police Department's attention, and officials are asking the public to be on...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2013
Last comment by Greg David, on Nov 25, 2013 at 8:11 pm | 3 comments | 3066 Views

AROUND TOWN

Holiday Fund: Your chance to help those in need

The economy of Silicon Valley is booming for many residents -- but not all of them. The ==I Voice== Holiday Fund is a way...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2013
Last comment by plymouth, on Nov 26, 2013 at 10:12 am | 5 comments | 9450 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rulings deal financial blow to high-speed rail

California's proposed high-speed-rail system ran into a legal barrier Monday when a Sacramento judge ruled that the funding...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2013
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Nov 27, 2013 at 11:45 am | 3 comments | 3227 Views

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Foothill-De Anza to spearhead state's online efforts

With demand increasing for online college education options, the Foothill-De Anza Community College District is preparing...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2013
Last comment by James, on Nov 26, 2013 at 5:34 pm | 3 comments | 6606 Views

AROUND TOWN

FDA orders local firm to stop selling DNA tests

The Food and Drug Administration has ordered Mountain View-based 23andMe to immediately stop marketing its DNA sequencing...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2013
Last comment by SP Phil, on Nov 29, 2013 at 9:11 am | 8 comments | 8059 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 | 5187 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 9148 Views

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Back to his roots

Up in the mountains of Windham County, Vt., Will Ackerman's Imaginary Road Studios has a fine Steinway and sweeping views....

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2013
Last comment by rob131, on Dec 1, 2013 at 5:11 am | 2 comments | 5960 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View crime briefs

Burglaries, a cell-phone snatching and a flaming sofa in this week's Mountain View police log. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2013
Last comment by Barbara, on Nov 30, 2013 at 4:15 pm | 4 comments | 2026 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'Philomena'

The film "Philomena," starring Judi Dench, takes the perspective of a wronged Irish mother coerced, in 1952, into giving...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2013
Last comment by Tammy, on Dec 1, 2013 at 5:04 pm | 1 comment | 15397 Views

RESTAURANTS

A vegetarian oasis

Six blocks southeast of Castro Street, Yam Leaf Bistro is like a time-out. No fighting for parking, no scrum of restaurants...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2013
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Dec 2, 2013 at 11:29 am | 1 comment | 1390 Views

AROUND TOWN

North Korea acknowledges arresting Merrill Newman

North Korea said Saturday that it had arrested 85-year-old Palo Alto resident Merrill Newman for "hostile acts" against the...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2013
Last comment by Konrad M. Sosnow, on Dec 2, 2013 at 8:24 pm | 5 comments | 3033 Views

AROUND TOWN

One dead in mobile home fire

A resident of a Mountain View mobile home park died after a fire tore through the structure just after midnight on Dec. 2. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2013
Last comment by Martin Omander, on Dec 2, 2013 at 4:12 pm | 2 comments | 4604 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cold snap to hit Peninsula

Higher-than-normal temperatures over Thanksgiving Day will end this week as a cold snap heading for the Bay Area is expected...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2013
Last comment by Jean, on Dec 2, 2013 at 2:48 pm | 1 comment | 3147 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Local church raising money for typhoon victims

A local branch of the Iglesia Ni Cristo church -- headquartered in the Philippines and serving a large proportion of the...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by eLgimikero, on Dec 3, 2013 at 6:26 am | 1 comment | 2302 Views
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