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AROUND TOWN

Holiday cheer: Concerts and gatherings to make spirits bright

As temperatures drop, the days grow shorter and the nights longer, it's harder to rely on sunshine for warmth and light....

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2014
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on Dec 2, 2014 at 10:26 am | 2 comments | 2683 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Caltrain Noise is Getting Worse?

I completely understand the need for the train horns and safety. However, in the last few months it seems like it is getting...

Original post made by kwul on Dec. 4, 2014
Last comment by Arthur, on Jan 21, 2015 at 4:36 pm | 2 comments | 316 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Simitian recommends exploration of police body cameras

Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian on Dec. 12 recommended the county explore the feasibility of having sheriff's...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2014
Last comment by Be Better Than That., on Dec 16, 2014 at 9:27 am | 2 comments | 1309 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Moffet's Air National Guard rescue sick sailor

An Air National Guard unit based at Moffett Field rescued a sick man from a commercial fishing boat off the coast of Monterey...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2014
Last comment by D, on Dec 16, 2014 at 3:31 pm | 2 comments | 2479 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police and fire stories that topped the news in 2014

Headlines shocked Mountain View residents this year after 18 teens were arrested in connection with a fire that rendered...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2014
Last comment by Another double dipper, on Jan 6, 2015 at 1:48 pm | 2 comments | 3169 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wind advisory issued for Bay Area

The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for today for all coastal and valley locations of the San Francisco...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2014
Last comment by Robert, on Dec 30, 2014 at 10:23 am | 2 comments | 1989 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man found bleeding near Sylvan Park

A Sunnyvale man was found bleeding shortly after midnight on Friday near Sylvan Park. Police are asking the public for information...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2014
Last comment by Bob, on Dec 30, 2014 at 11:55 am | 2 comments | 3246 Views

OTHER ISSUES

North County gets new center for domestic-violence services

A domestic-violence services center for women in affluent communities is now headquartered in Palo Alto. Women/SV, formerly...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2015
Last comment by Deb Member, on Feb 6, 2015 at 1:04 pm | 2 comments | 2772 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Coroner releases name of man killed on train tracks

After seeking the public's help in identifying a man killed Friday evening on the train tracks between Mountain View and...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2015
Last comment by resident, on Jan 12, 2015 at 3:01 pm | 2 comments | 4596 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Community shuttle hits the road

There are still a few bugs to work out, but the few who rode the city's new free community shuttle on its maiden trip Monday...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2015
Last comment by Sparty, on Jan 13, 2015 at 12:48 am | 2 comments | 655 Views

AROUND TOWN

City's new shuttles make 'car-free' life easier

A crowd gathered at the downtown transit center last Friday to celebrate the launch of two new shuttles services that will...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2015
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Jan 15, 2015 at 2:42 pm | 2 comments | 3150 Views

RESTAURANTS

Mountain View La Panotiq set to open Monday

For a year or more, two new specialty bakeries were pending in downtown Mountain View. Alexander's Patisserie (209 Castro)...

Original post made by Max Hauser on Jan. 15, 2015
Last comment by Baxman, on Jan 21, 2015 at 9:15 pm | 2 comments | 1365 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Bay Area health officials warn of worsening flu season

There have been at least four flu-related deaths in the Bay Area so far, and public health officials warn that while flu-season...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2015
Last comment by AntiVax kills, on Jan 20, 2015 at 1:16 am | 2 comments | 2224 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill College selected to launch historic four-year degree program

Foothill College is officially one of 15 community colleges in the state that, for the first time in California's history,...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2015
Last comment by Scott Lamb, on Jan 21, 2015 at 10:21 am | 2 comments | 2329 Views

AROUND TOWN

Library holds naturalization workshop

A naturalization information session, hosted by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, will be held on Wednesday,...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2015
Last comment by Debbie, on Jan 28, 2015 at 1:16 pm | 2 comments | 1392 Views

BOOKS

The gay heart of San Francisco

With "The Days of Anna Madrigal," the ninth book in his "Tales of the City" series, beloved San Francisco writer Armistead...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2015
Last comment by Native 1955, on Jan 28, 2015 at 3:13 pm | 2 comments | 1412 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Looking for trouble below

A crew member checks a drill on Evandale Avenue, where new wells are being created to monitor trichlorethylene (TCE) groundwater...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2015
Last comment by Nope, on Jan 29, 2015 at 10:06 am | 2 comments | 2603 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Sutter Health, Blue Shield come to agreement

Health care provider Sutter Health and Blue Shield of California have finalized a new two-year contract, according to an...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2015
Last comment by Laurie England , on Jan 30, 2015 at 4:52 pm | 2 comments | 1745 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rainstorm forecast in Bay Area starting Thursday

National Weather Service officials are predicting rain starting Thursday and continuing through the weekend in the Bay Area. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2015
Last comment by Weather Karma, on Feb 4, 2015 at 5:24 am | 2 comments | 3012 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Report highlights Silicon Valley's uneven prosperity

Fueled by a sizzling tech sector, strong population growth and low unemployment, the Silicon Valley economy has grown rapidly...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2015
Last comment by You get paid what u are worth, on Feb 9, 2015 at 11:52 am | 2 comments | 3457 Views
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