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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 | 2751 Views


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 | 2748 Views


No car, no recourse

When Vaibhav Chopda returned from a six-week trip to India last month, his car was missing from where he thought it was safely...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2008
Last comment by jerry, on Jul 16, 2008 at 6:20 pm | 3 comments | 2747 Views


Three arrested in downtown brawl

Mountain View police arrested three men allegedly involved in a fight in downtown Mountain View early Sunday morning. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 9, 2016 at 1:37 pm | 8 comments | 2747 Views


'Place-making' expert dazzles council with San Antonio plan

Nationally renowned place-making expert Fred Kent presented his plan to the City Council Tuesday for making a "great place"...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2014
Last comment by Miss Marie, on Mar 25, 2014 at 10:15 pm | 2 comments | 2746 Views


LASD parcel tax raises questions over charter school equity

Over the next two months, the Los Altos School District will be hammering out details for a parcel tax renewal slated to...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2016
Last comment by Issues with Facts, on Jun 13, 2016 at 12:02 am | 26 comments | 2745 Views


Competing newspaper racks found in SJ Mercury trash bin

At least 31 newspaper distribution racks were discovered behind the San Jose Mercury News headquarters Wednesday and many,...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2012
Last comment by sean, on Aug 3, 2012 at 6:14 pm | 9 comments | 2743 Views


High speed train station idea loses steam

A majority of the City Council opposed having a high speed rail station in Mountain View in a study session Monday night....

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2010
Last comment by Old Ben, on Sep 19, 2010 at 1:44 am | 24 comments | 2743 Views


Holiday helpers take the stress out of entertaining

Chestnuts roasting, sleigh bells ringing, halls decked, etc. Boasting delicious foods, festive music, reunions of families...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2014
Last comment by Jes' Sayin', on Nov 28, 2014 at 11:35 pm | 1 comment | 2741 Views


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 | 2741 Views


Healthcare reform: quality, not quantity

Are El Camino Hospital's patients happy with their care? In anticipation of the unrolling of the Obama Administration's healthcare...

Original post made on May. 23, 2011
Last comment by gcoladon, on May 23, 2011 at 4:37 pm | 4 comments | 2740 Views


More residents say PG&E will strip their yards

A group of residents who live in a Rock Street condo complex are joining a chorus of complaints from Mountain View residents...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2012
Last comment by OldGuy, on Sep 5, 2012 at 2:23 pm | 6 comments | 2739 Views


Think globally, run locally

The Run for Zimbabwe is part African festival, part fun run. Now in its 14th year, the race and fair is set for Sunday, March...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2013
Last comment by Old Ben, on Mar 21, 2013 at 10:23 am | 7 comments | 2738 Views


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 | 2737 Views


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 | 2737 Views


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 | 2736 Views


Beer garden appeal goes to council tonight

Opponents of a proposed downtown restaurant and beer garden may have plenty of frustration directed at them at tonight's...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2012
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Jul 4, 2012 at 12:39 pm | 3 comments | 2736 Views


Trail connections a focus for new POST leader

Creating trail connections among open-space parcels on the Peninsula will be the next great focus of local land preservation,...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2011
Last comment by DCS, on Jul 7, 2011 at 8:38 am | 2 comments | 2735 Views


'No Child' law finally catches up with local schools

Schools in Mountain View have cause to both celebrate academic achievement and take action for improvement after the release...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2009
Last comment by James, on Sep 24, 2009 at 4:03 pm | 3 comments | 2734 Views


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 | 2734 Views
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