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Leapin' lizards!

Caleb is tickled to be holding Squash, a bearded dragon lizard owned by Sgt. Saul Jaeger of the Mountain View Police Department....

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2014
Last comment by nancy, on Aug 12, 2014 at 3:54 pm | 2 comments | 2046 Views

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A tasty bite of local history

The Mountain View Historical Society celebrated its 60th anniversary on Sunday with help from the city's most historic hamburger,...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2014
Last comment by Deb Riffin, on Aug 14, 2014 at 12:31 pm | 2 comments | 2471 Views

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Power quickly restored after outage in Mountain View

A brief power outage in Mountain View this morning left thousands of PG&E customers without power, including the Mountain...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by Jes' Sayin', on Aug 18, 2014 at 9:56 pm | 2 comments | 2364 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

It's back to school for Mountain View

It was an emotional moment for kindergarten parents at Monta Loma Elementary when the 8:30 bell rang and their kids filtered...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2014
Last comment by MVDad, on Aug 19, 2014 at 10:29 pm | 2 comments | 2501 Views

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New gelato shop melds Italian and California sensibilities

From chocolate faucets to kumquat sorbetto, there's something different about Gelataio, Palo Alto's newest gelato shop. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by Steve, on Aug 27, 2014 at 1:33 pm | 2 comments | 3887 Views

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County to resurface sections of Arastradero

Several sections of Arastradero Road near Palo Alto will be refurbished in the next month as part of a Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2014
Last comment by UC Davis Grad , on Sep 1, 2014 at 2:26 pm | 2 comments | 1842 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto's popular muralist Greg Brown dies

Greg Brown, a Palo Alto muralist whose elaborate, realistic and often whimsical depictions of crooks, aliens, cunning animals...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2014
Last comment by eyes wide open, on Sep 9, 2014 at 6:00 pm | 2 comments | 4092 Views

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The sun and McMoon's

The scrappy bunch of students, entrepreneurs and former NASA scientists who work out of "McMoon's" -- an abandoned McDonald's...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2014
Last comment by Lorenzo Burti, on Sep 9, 2014 at 2:18 pm | 2 comments | 3158 Views

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Mountain View's Art & Wine festival this weekend

Celebrating its 43rd year, the Mountain View Art & Wine Festival returns to Castro Street this weekend, bringing live music,...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2014
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on Sep 5, 2014 at 11:02 am | 2 comments | 2036 Views

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Google partners with NASA to develop unmanned aircraft

Is it a bird, a plane, a UFO? According to a new agreement between Google and NASA, unmanned flying objects of all sorts...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by Jo, on Sep 8, 2014 at 1:31 pm | 2 comments | 3461 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Caltrain to buy new cars to ease commute crowding

Caltrain officials announced Thursday plans to purchase 16 surplus Metrolink rail cars that will be used to extend train...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by C+ , on Sep 6, 2014 at 10:23 am | 2 comments | 1567 Views

ELECTIONS

Teachers hold school board candidate forum

The District Teachers Association for the Mountain View-Los Altos High School District is holding a forum on Tuesday, Sept....

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2014
Last comment by BD, on Sep 10, 2014 at 9:23 am | 2 comments | 1362 Views

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Police seek car burglary suspects

Police are looking for two men who broke into a car at a Safeway in Mountain View and stole an iPod and speakers. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2014
Last comment by Gladys, on Sep 19, 2014 at 6:36 am | 2 comments | 2178 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Springer families save energy to fund school

Why have a bake sale when you can turn off the lights and adjust the thermostat? A Bay Area tech company has partnered up...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2014
Last comment by Matthew Levene, on Sep 24, 2014 at 10:28 am | 2 comments | 1554 Views

ELECTIONS

North Bayshore Precise Plan Survey

Since housing is the hottest issue on the agenda this year in Mountain View, I thought it would be a great idea to post a...

Original post made by Jim Neal on Sep. 24, 2014
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Sep 25, 2014 at 10:16 am | 2 comments | 139 Views

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Budget cuts prompt county courts to cut hours

Santa Clara County Superior Court, citing budget cuts, plans to reduce business hours at its courthouses in San Jose, Palo...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2014
Last comment by John, on Sep 25, 2014 at 7:40 pm | 2 comments | 952 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Crime briefs: car burglary, home burglary and indecent exposure

Two suspects flee officers in home burglary, groundskeeping tools stolen from a truck bed and man exposes himself on a city...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2014
Last comment by rolo, on Sep 28, 2014 at 9:13 pm | 2 comments | 1394 Views

ELECTIONS

No appetite for rent control among council candidates

While the pace of rent hikes in Mountain View has led to calls for rent control from some community leaders and middle class...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2014
Last comment by Informed wage earner , on Sep 28, 2014 at 7:28 am | 2 comments | 4926 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Forum eyes causes, solutions for inequalities in math education

The California Legislative Black Caucus kicked off a statewide town hall tour on math misplacement, the practice of putting...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2014
Last comment by We all know why that is, on Oct 1, 2014 at 4:46 pm | 2 comments | 1407 Views

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Crime briefs: Lewd conduct and man punched

A man was approached and punched in front of an Erik's Deli, and police arrest a transient man for lewd conduct. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2014
Last comment by Cowards, on Oct 2, 2014 at 7:59 am | 2 comments | 2221 Views
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