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TV taken in Christmas burglary

A real-life Grinch stole a television from an apartment on the 300 block of Escuela Avenue on Christmas morning. Read the...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2013
Last comment by negative nancy, on Dec 27, 2013 at 8:15 am | 1 comment | 1420 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'The Wolf of Wall Street'

"The Wolf of Wall Street" charges out of the gate with immediate evidence of Martin Scorsese's skill, abetted by Terence...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2013
Last comment by randy albin, on Dec 27, 2013 at 11:02 am | 1 comment | 10019 Views

AROUND TOWN

Teens to help with mosaic on new teen center

The City Council voted Tuesday night to have artist Leslie Scott create one of her signature mosaic murals made of broken...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2013
Last comment by Lorraine Chandler, on Dec 27, 2013 at 4:48 pm | 1 comment | 2420 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

String of 'Spare the Air' alerts continues

For the seventh time this week and the 22nd time this winter, Bay Area residents will be banned from burning wood on Sunday. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2013
Last comment by Logic, on Dec 30, 2013 at 7:26 am | 3 comments | 4078 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Room to grow

When the Mountain View-based Community Health Awareness Council celebrated the grand opening of its new headquarters this...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2013
Last comment by Susan, on Dec 30, 2013 at 10:30 am | 1 comment | 2271 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Year in review: Housing crunch, toxic sewer lines among top stories

Perhaps the most significant change in Mountain View over the past 12 months in terms of its impact on the city's social...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2013
Last comment by jeeveevo, on Dec 31, 2013 at 10:37 am | 3 comments | 3526 Views

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'Spare the Air' on New Year's Eve

New Year's Eve will be another Winter Spare the Air day, so those planning to pop open a bottle of Champagne next to a roaring...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2013
Last comment by no rain no fire, on Dec 30, 2013 at 4:56 pm | 1 comment | 1832 Views

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Crime brief: Man with handgun reported at Cuesta Park

A concerned citizen called the police on Dec. 26 at about 6:15 reporting that he had just seen a man with a silver or chrome...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2013
Last comment by Happiness is a Warm Sweatshirt, on Dec 31, 2013 at 10:38 am | 2 comments | 3141 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Year in review: Cold cases, gang crime top news

Mountain View residents gained some closure this year after two cold cases were resolved, the driver who hit and killed a...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2013
Last comment by Steven A., on Dec 30, 2013 at 9:28 pm | 1 comment | 3817 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers concerned over pushing kids onto math fast track

Math teachers at Crittenden and Graham middle schools are worried that students may be pushed into taking on too much, too...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2013
Last comment by Educator, on Dec 31, 2013 at 8:32 am | 1 comment | 795 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Year in review: School news features spat over Bullis, censured trustee

Local schools made plenty of headlines this year -- some of them even drawing the attention of a wider audience as regional...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2013
Last comment by just the numbers, on Jan 4, 2014 at 9:31 am | 27 comments | 5966 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fire inspectors: Mobile home fire was intentionally set

The fire that tore through a mobile home last month was intentionally set, according to an investigation by the Mountain...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2014
Last comment by beelia, on Jan 3, 2014 at 5:31 pm | 1 comment | 3786 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers concerned over pushing kids onto math fast-track

Math teachers at Crittenden and Graham middle schools are worried that students may be pushed into taking on too much, too...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2014
Last comment by Patty Jane, on Jan 1, 2014 at 9:43 am | 2 comments | 4125 Views

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New year, old rule: Spare the Air

The new year is starting in the Bay Area the same way the old year ended -- with a Winter Spare the Air alert banning wood...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2014
Last comment by Anon, on Jan 2, 2014 at 2:20 pm | 2 comments | 4365 Views

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Referendum threatens transgender student law

A law that articulates the rights and treatment of transgender students at schools across the state goes into effect Jan....

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2014
Last comment by USA, on Jan 2, 2014 at 8:32 pm | 1 comment | 1705 Views

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Bay Area: 2013 sets record for low rainfall

Bay Area cities are setting the lowest levels of rainfall in recorded history this year as unusual conditions are blocking...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2014
Last comment by huffle, on Jan 4, 2014 at 11:10 am | 4 comments | 3460 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Spare the Air restrictions continue Thursday

A Bay Area wood-burning ban that continued into the New Year will remain in effect on Thursday, officials from the Bay Area...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2014
Last comment by A Friend, on Jan 3, 2014 at 11:04 pm | 5 comments | 2908 Views

AROUND TOWN

Friday: another 'Spare the Air' day

With the Bay Area experiencing a winter with some of the worst air quality in years, another "Winter Spare the Air" day...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2014
Last comment by Duke, on Jan 3, 2014 at 7:46 pm | 2 comments | 2786 Views

AROUND TOWN

Challenges in the year ahead

Old-timers soon won't recognize the city they called their own, as a flood of high-tech offices and well-paid engineers push...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2014
Last comment by Eric, on Jan 3, 2014 at 7:16 pm | 1 comment | 844 Views

OTHER ISSUES

More toxic sites linked to leaky sewers

It's long been a mystery as to how high levels of dangerous trichloroethylene (TCE) were found in the Silva family's well...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2014
Last comment by alice s., on Mar 17, 2014 at 8:39 am | 5 comments | 5679 Views
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