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Google set to expand ferry to East Bay

Google has been testing a ferry boat service as it looks for ways to bring a growing number of its employees to Mountain...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2014
Last comment by Xoogler, on Jan 23, 2014 at 9:35 pm | 4 comments | 7973 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hacker Dojo wins reprieve from city

After the city threatened to shut Hacker Dojo down on Jan. 31, a fire alarm being installed at the last minute will allow...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2012
Last comment by Godwin's Law, on Apr 12, 2012 at 5:01 am | 26 comments | 7962 Views

ELECTIONS

MP mom wonders: Who wins with Prop 13?

Proposition 13 has been called California's "third rail." But one Menlo Park resident decided to touch it anyway, and conducted...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by Big Al, on Mar 23, 2010 at 6:18 pm | 58 comments | 7952 Views

ELECTIONS

City manager says budget is on the line

In a presentation Tuesday, Kevin Duggan said the city faces a nearly $6 million general fund deficit next year. He is working...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2009
Last comment by marie, on Mar 11, 2009 at 1:24 pm | 21 comments | 7949 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students need whooping cough shots before school starts

About a third of Mountain View elementary students still need to get whooping cough booster shots before school starts, and...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2011
Last comment by Jeff C., on Jul 30, 2011 at 7:21 am | 11 comments | 7926 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Superintendent: Reopening Whisman-Slater school 'a given'

Parents and kids alike came out in big numbers Thursday night to show support for reopening an elementary school in the Whisman...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2014
Last comment by Jessica, on Apr 27, 2014 at 8:31 am | 2 comments | 7911 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain ridership skyrockets

After years of seeking emergency funding to keep from drastically slashing services, Caltrain is on track to balance its...

Original post made on May. 6, 2013
Last comment by Kman, on May 15, 2013 at 4:58 pm | 39 comments | 7906 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Can't we all just get along?

It seems that Steve Nelson may never get along with the administration of the Mountain View Whisman School District and his...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2014
Last comment by USA, on Feb 3, 2014 at 10:30 am | 18 comments | 7893 Views

AROUND TOWN

CVS employee helps nab suspected 'stinky thief'

A brash shoplifting incident and a determined CVS employee led to the arrest of a bank robbery suspect last week. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2014
Last comment by CVS customer, on Jul 15, 2014 at 3:13 pm | 5 comments | 7892 Views

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Help for kids with severe food allergies?

Stephanie Lau-Chen's children are picky eaters. According to the Mountain View mother, there are only a handful of restaurants...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2013
Last comment by allergy symptoms, on Oct 14, 2013 at 4:52 am | 10 comments | 7888 Views

AROUND TOWN

Not so square after all

The Bows and Beaus Square Dance Club, a local singles and couples square dance club based in Los Altos, is kicking off its...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2014
Last comment by Nanci, on Jan 25, 2014 at 10:58 am | 1 comment | 7886 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A summer boost for kids

Fighting off the summer brain drain can be tough for families that can't afford expensive summer camps, but two parents from...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2014
Last comment by LASD parent too, on Aug 7, 2014 at 5:15 pm | 27 comments | 7843 Views

AROUND TOWN

Delays could seal fate of Milk Pail

The July 1 City Council meeting, where Merlone Geier hopes to get City Council approval for its big San Antonio shopping...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2014
Last comment by Lillian B, on Jun 23, 2014 at 6:44 pm | 29 comments | 7778 Views

OTHER ISSUES

It is time to test chloramine

Amid the recent turmoil over dangerous chemicals in our food and toys, it's amazing to observe the federal government's somewhat...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2007
Last comment by MrsJ, on Oct 12, 2012 at 9:33 pm | 24 comments | 7731 Views

AROUND TOWN

Get up close to the Solar Impulse

After assembling their solar-powered plane at Moffett Field and working out the kinks in the skies above the Bay Area, the...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2013
Last comment by Aviator, on Apr 17, 2013 at 7:24 pm | 2 comments | 7717 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police warn of package-stealing 'Grinches'

The Mountain View Police Department is asking that residents be on alert for "Holiday Grinches" on the prowl. Read the...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2013
Last comment by Hairy Kalahan, on Dec 20, 2013 at 1:16 pm | 10 comments | 7705 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mi Pueblo may stave off bankruptcy

Mi Pueblo, the San Jose-based grocer with local stores in Mountain View and East Palo Alto, will ask a federal court to approve...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2014
Last comment by Paul W, on Feb 19, 2014 at 3:04 pm | 1 comment | 7697 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD can't force Bullis to move, judge rules

The Los Altos School District may not force Bullis Charter School to move to a site outside the district's boundaries, a...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2014
Last comment by Puh-leeze, on Jan 31, 2014 at 7:19 pm | 29 comments | 7692 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Debate over the future of the Grant Road farm grows nasty

Many Mountain View residents who live adjacent to the Grant Road farm (or famed "pumpkin patch" as it's better known) were...

Original post made by Anne Toth on May. 29, 2007
Last comment by Don Frances, on Jun 11, 2007 at 2:33 pm | 27 comments | 7654 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD proposes to "Pack and Ship" MV kids across the district

Los Altos School District will break ground in June on a $12M project to renovate Bullis-Purissima School in Los Altos Hills....

Original post made by Tanya Raschke on May. 23, 2007
Last comment by Matt Raschke, on May 29, 2007 at 7:54 pm | 19 comments | 7638 Views
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