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OTHER ISSUES

UPDATE: Alleged drug dealer target of robbery

A victim of a recent home-invasion robbery in Mountain View was arrested for allegedly possessing drugs with the intent to...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by Bogaigh, on Oct 8, 2012 at 3:58 pm | 19 comments | 2633 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Angela Lyon named new Stevenson principal

Longtime Mountain View educator Angela Lyon has been named the new principal of Stevenson Elementary School in Mountain View. Read...

Original post made on May. 13, 2010
Last comment by Monta Loma parent, on May 27, 2010 at 8:40 pm | 6 comments | 2632 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Los Altos schools need Measure E

As the state comes closer to a financial meltdown, local school districts are struggling to insulate themselves from a worst-case...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2011
Last comment by David, on Apr 29, 2011 at 12:38 pm | 2 comments | 2632 Views

AROUND TOWN

A fresh take on baklava

Egypt-born Heba Badran offers local gourmets and market-goers a taste of the cosmopolitan with her dainty baklava and orange...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2011
Last comment by jupiterk, on Jan 25, 2011 at 2:14 pm | 1 comment | 2632 Views

AROUND TOWN

'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 | 2632 Views

AROUND TOWN

200 apartments proposed for Castro and El Camino

In a long-sought redevelopment, a four-story apartment building with retail on the ground floor may soon go up at the corner...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2013
Last comment by Cuesta Park Neighbor, on Apr 29, 2013 at 10:36 am | 16 comments | 2631 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Grand Jury: City employee pay "unsustainable" countywide

The latest report from the Santa Clara County Civil Grand Jury concludes that employee costs for the county's 15 cities continue...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2010
Last comment by JR, on Aug 14, 2010 at 8:14 am | 28 comments | 2630 Views

AROUND TOWN

EDITORIAL: Council bets on high density rentals

In the end, fears of traffic gridlock, impossible parking and an imposing, four-story facade did nothing to scare the City...

Original post made on May. 10, 2010
Last comment by no one listening, on May 18, 2010 at 6:40 pm | 35 comments | 2630 Views

ELECTIONS

Better solutions to housing puzzle than North Bayshore

The General Plan Update and the Precise Plan processes have been an extensive endeavor of community engagement over six years...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2014
Last comment by Ben, on Dec 10, 2014 at 9:35 am | 11 comments | 2630 Views

AROUND TOWN

Significant traffic delays at East Bayshore, lane shifts on Highway 101

UPDATE: The road realignment and closure will begin on April 6, Caltrans said on April 1. A busy route along East Bayshore...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2016
Last comment by be happy, on Apr 6, 2016 at 11:18 am | 2 comments | 2629 Views

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City to fly pride flag in June

A proposal to fly the LGBT pride flag in downtown Mountain View in June received the City Council's blessing, but not without...

Original post made on May. 18, 2016
Last comment by Sarah1000, on May 19, 2016 at 10:03 pm | 8 comments | 2629 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Parents rally to protest education cuts

Parents and other supporters of public schools are gathering around the Bay Area today as part of a statewide campaign against...

Original post made on May. 24, 2011
Last comment by sly from old m.v., on May 26, 2011 at 2:20 pm | 7 comments | 2627 Views

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Say cheese

It takes more than just scattering crackers around a wedge of Gouda to assemble a quality cheese plate. Read on for tips...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2015
Last comment by dollarbin, on Sep 29, 2015 at 12:53 am | 2 comments | 2627 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Warren Thoits dies after bout with cancer

Warren Thoits, a lifelong attorney, philanthropist and property owner in Palo Alto who helped run the family business, Thoits...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2009
Last comment by sad =(, on Oct 5, 2009 at 6:46 pm | 1 comment | 2626 Views

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Soccer coach's bail set at $2 million

A Palo Alto judge set bail at $2 million for Pedro Carbajal, the Mountain View community leader and soccer coach who was...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2009
Last comment by Recommendation, on Mar 10, 2009 at 4:07 pm | 7 comments | 2626 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Judge sides with district on recent Bullis lawsuit

A Santa Clara County Superior Court judge has ruled that the Los Altos School District did provide adequate facilities to...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2009
Last comment by localmom2, on Dec 4, 2009 at 7:34 am | 10 comments | 2624 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Despite 'range anxiety,' electric vehicle owners happy

Quiet enough to sneak past a librarian, a trio of electric cars parked in front of the library on Nov.12 for perhaps the...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2011
Last comment by Bruce Karney, on Nov 23, 2011 at 9:24 pm | 5 comments | 2624 Views

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Pedestrian threatened, PA man arrested

A Palo Alto man was arrested in Mountain View near the Safeway on San Antonio road last week after he threatened to harm...

Original post made on May. 14, 2015
Last comment by Steve, on May 15, 2015 at 7:42 pm | 3 comments | 2624 Views

MOVIES

MV man injured in Highway 85 crash

A 27-year-old Mountain View man suffered major injuries in a solo-car accident on Highway 85 on Tuesday, according to CHP...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2016
Last comment by Royce_W, on Jan 25, 2016 at 6:27 am | 2 comments | 2624 Views

OTHER ISSUES

EDITORIAL: Mass transit's uncertain future

For years the city has been searching for a better way to get people from the downtown transit center — site of Caltrain's...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2010
Last comment by charms, on Sep 9, 2010 at 8:29 pm | 17 comments | 2623 Views
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French Laundry alums to open Palo Alto restaurant
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Peace Walk and Father's Grief Retreat
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