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ELECTIONS

LASD school board: two vie for one seat

The Los Altos School District has been out of the spotight in recent years, after signing a five-year agreement resolving...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2016
Last comment by Tamara Logan, on Nov 7, 2016 at 6:17 pm | 19 comments | 2842 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD parcel tax ekes out a win

By a slender margin, Measure E, a new $193 annual parcel tax to benefit local schools, eked out a victory. Needing a two-thirds...

Original post made on May. 9, 2011
Last comment by localmom, on May 17, 2011 at 10:26 pm | 2 comments | 2841 Views

AROUND TOWN

Happy trails

Stevens Creek Trail, a four-mile walking and bike path connecting several neighborhoods with thousands of jobs in the Shoreline...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2008
Last comment by BIKER, on Dec 18, 2008 at 9:09 am | 1 comment | 2841 Views

AROUND TOWN

Outgoing mayor leaves 'em laughing

Per Mountain View tradition, the first City Council meeting of the year is a largely ceremonial affair. For the most part,...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2016
Last comment by Robert Cox, on Jan 11, 2016 at 5:46 pm | 4 comments | 2841 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fine-dining comfort food

BFD isn't an old-fashioned diner with blue-plate specials. It's more like San Francisco's Fog City Diner in concept, with...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2015
Last comment by Pisci, on Feb 23, 2015 at 9:44 am | 1 comment | 2840 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Air district board approves $20M for Caltrain electrification project

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District board today approved $20 million in funding for a Caltrain electrification project...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2015
Last comment by Excellent!, on Jul 31, 2015 at 8:54 am | 5 comments | 2839 Views

AROUND TOWN

Voter's Guide: Measure E to raise $42 million

Officials of the Foothill-De Anza Community College District say Measure E, a parcel tax on the November ballot, will provide...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2010
Last comment by James Hoosac, on Oct 20, 2010 at 7:03 pm | 11 comments | 2839 Views

OTHER ISSUES

MV police help Sunnyvale make two arrests

Mountain View and Sunnyvale police took two armed suspects into custody last week after the men allegedly robbed two Sunnyvale...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2009
Last comment by USA, on Apr 22, 2009 at 5:32 pm | 8 comments | 2838 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council compromises on housing fees

Facing an unprecedented demand for more affordable housing in Mountain View, City Council members voted Tuesday to increase...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2012
Last comment by Scott Lamb, on Dec 17, 2012 at 12:36 pm | 11 comments | 2837 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Shuttered care home seeks to re-open

Attorneys for a Mountain View care home for the mentally disabled say they intend to fight the decision by state regulators...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2016
Last comment by OR, on Mar 12, 2016 at 8:24 pm | 4 comments | 2837 Views

OTHER ISSUES

TONIGHT: Minton's, Moffett and more for council

The City Council is set to take on four study session topics tonight: a proposed 214-apartment project slated for the Minton's...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by John, on Jun 16, 2009 at 4:16 pm | 3 comments | 2836 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 | 2836 Views

AROUND TOWN

BMX bike area on the bank of Stevens Creek

The bike area would be great to have if it weren't on the bank of Stevens Creek. It's all about keeping Stevens Creek as...

Original post made by Gail Cheeseman on Aug. 25, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2836 Views

ELECTIONS

Mountain View API scores are on the rise

The Mountain View-Los Altos High School District's API score -- which ranks California schools based on their students' performance...

Original post made on May. 16, 2010
Last comment by Jack Resnick, on May 31, 2010 at 7:25 pm | 3 comments | 2836 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 | 2835 Views

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Arrest made in 2007 rape on Terra Bella

Mountain View police arrested a man this week in connection with the 2007 rape of a 22-year-old woman who was assaulted at...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2009
Last comment by Dan, on Feb 20, 2009 at 9:06 am | 1 comment | 2835 Views

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COMING UP: Stevens Creek Trail celebration

This Saturday, a crowd of trail-lovers will gather to celebrate two milestones in the expansion of Stevens Creek Trail: the...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2009
Last comment by Jean Pommier, on Jun 16, 2009 at 8:35 am | 7 comments | 2835 Views

AROUND TOWN

High-speed rail to begin in Central Valley

California's controversial high-speed rail project will make its debut in Central Valley, the California High-Speed Rail...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2010
Last comment by STUPIDNIMBYS, on Nov 9, 2010 at 9:10 pm | 4 comments | 2834 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 | 2834 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Local grocery store hit in card-skimming scam

The Lucky grocery store in Mountain View is among 20 Bay Area stores in the Save Mart Supermarket chain where tampering...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2011
Last comment by Obs, on Jan 6, 2012 at 6:18 pm | 6 comments | 2833 Views
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