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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto teen killed on tracks Tuesday

A 16-year-old Palo Alto male died on the train tracks early this morning, Caltrain spokeswoman Christine Dunn has confirmed. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2014
Last comment by Liz, on Nov 5, 2014 at 8:10 pm | 2 comments | 2707 Views

ELECTIONS

Very disappointing MV voters

Considering the size of the population and looking at the number of votes for the city council, hardly any of you voted....

Original post made by Jes\' Sayin\' on Nov. 5, 2014
Last comment by MV voter, on Nov 10, 2014 at 11:02 pm | 2 comments | 481 Views

BOOKS

Crime brief: Man arrested after fleeing police

A man was arrested in downtown Mountain View after he allegedly fled police on foot Friday night. Police say the man appeared...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Nov 18, 2014 at 5:46 pm | 2 comments | 2238 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sex offender sweep leads to one arrest

Police and other local law agencies did a sweep Tuesday to see if registered sex offenders in Mountain View are in compliance...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2014
Last comment by Thank you!, on Nov 19, 2014 at 3:14 pm | 2 comments | 2675 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Second Harvest accepting donated turkeys

Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San Mateo County is collecting turkeys to donate to local pantries, soup kitchens...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2014
Last comment by JJ, on Nov 21, 2014 at 11:01 am | 2 comments | 2273 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council should delay North Bayshore action

There seems to be a disagreement stemming from the results of the Nov. 4. City Council election. Was the election of three...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2014
Last comment by Robert Cox , on Nov 21, 2014 at 10:43 am | 2 comments | 650 Views

AROUND TOWN

Youth find CHAC services invaluable

Things are moving fast for Mountain View's nonprofit Community Health Awareness Council. The organization has a new building,...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2014
Last comment by Mauricio Zuniga, on Nov 21, 2014 at 7:56 pm | 2 comments | 2637 Views

AROUND TOWN

Seven injured in parking lot fight

Police arrested three men following a large brawl in a Mountain View parking lot that involved as many as 14 people and left...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2014
Last comment by USA, on Nov 29, 2014 at 6:22 pm | 2 comments | 4242 Views

AROUND TOWN

County offers warrant forgiveness for the holidays

People who failed to appear in court and want to avoid spending the holidays in jail can get a second chance. Read the...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Dec 1, 2014 at 11:06 pm | 2 comments | 2428 Views

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 | 3320 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 | 1736 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 | 2946 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 | 3721 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 | 2516 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 | 3782 Views

RESTAURANTS

Luscious kebabs, delicate curries

When it comes to kebabs, many think of chewy, marinated squares of meat, grilled on a stick. Yet at Zareen's, a contemporary...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2015
Last comment by Benjamin Moore, on Mar 2, 2015 at 7:13 pm | 2 comments | 8944 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 | 3796 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 | 5171 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 | 1141 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 | 4239 Views
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