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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 | 2360 Views

AROUND TOWN

Peninsula gets more than 5 inches of rain -- more to come

A storm system that has brought badly needed rain to parts of the Bay Area since Sunday is on its way out today, but another...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2015
Last comment by @True, on Dec 28, 2015 at 6:23 pm | 11 comments | 2360 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Whooping cough epidemic hits California

State and local health officials are calling the recent rise in cases of whooping cough an epidemic, and encouraging people...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2010
Last comment by Really?, on Jun 30, 2010 at 5:22 pm | 3 comments | 2359 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View man gives the ultimate gift

Vivek Kumar knew nothing about the patient, except that she was a 38-year-old woman dying of leukemia, when he decided to...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2009
Last comment by Bradleigh, on Aug 8, 2009 at 12:59 pm | 1 comment | 2359 Views

AROUND TOWN

City smoking ban may extend to outdoor dining

Smokers may soon find even fewer places to light up in Mountain View as a ban on smoking in outdoor dining areas is set to...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2011
Last comment by DCS, on Nov 29, 2011 at 2:03 pm | 18 comments | 2359 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council wants more info on 'crisis' budget

Council members had a visceral reaction to an array of non-specific budget cuts proposed by the city manager Tuesday night,...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2009
Last comment by Smart Growther, on Apr 11, 2009 at 4:36 pm | 10 comments | 2358 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain to return whistles to underneath trains

Amid sustained complaints from residents since Caltrain moved its train whistles to the tops of its engines, the rail agency...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by andy c, on Oct 15, 2009 at 10:49 pm | 7 comments | 2358 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Whisman trustees contemplate magnet model

As elementary school trustees talked this week about what they want the district to look like within the next decade, some...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2009
Last comment by a voter, on Jul 16, 2009 at 4:57 pm | 6 comments | 2357 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MVWSD moving forward with plan to video meetings

The Mountain View Whisman School District is moving along in its plan to film and broadcast board meetings. Read the full...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2013
Last comment by Marilyn Ritter, on Apr 3, 2013 at 11:04 am | 9 comments | 2357 Views

OTHER ISSUES

NASA accused of favoritism at Moffett

Four years after the surprise news that Google executives were allowed to base their private planes at Moffett Federal Airfield,...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2011
Last comment by HAL, on Mar 4, 2013 at 12:00 pm | 11 comments | 2356 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School renovations could cost a bundle

It could cost the Mountain View Whisman Elementary School District $191.7 million over the next 10 years to renovate its...

Original post made on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by William Joseph, on May 1, 2009 at 9:33 pm | 2 comments | 2354 Views

ELECTIONS

Monday, Oct. 8

[http://www.sccl.org ==B Election forum:== Ballot pros and cons] Speaker Peter Stahl will cover this year's propositions...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Oct 8, 2012 at 12:35 pm | 1 comment | 2353 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Curb enthusiasm

The City Council unanimously made an exception to the rules Tuesday, allowing the Rex Manor neighborhood to keep its much-loved...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2009
Last comment by RMT of Rex Manor, on Apr 22, 2009 at 9:40 pm | 1 comment | 2352 Views

AROUND TOWN

Race to save last historic piece of Hangar One

With Hangar One's restoration funding unexpectedly lost in last year's political re-shuffling in Washington, D.C., preservationists...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2011
Last comment by Kelly, on Feb 2, 2011 at 3:22 pm | 8 comments | 2352 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rampaging teen smashes up store

A Mountain View teenager was arrested after allegedly going on a destructive rampage through a Latham Street convenience...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2011
Last comment by sam, on Aug 3, 2011 at 9:28 pm | 61 comments | 2352 Views

ELECTIONS

Simitian easily prevails in three-way county race

With nearly 58 percent of the vote, State Sen. Joe Simitian easily prevailed in the three-way race to represent northern...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2012
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Jun 7, 2012 at 3:41 pm | 3 comments | 2352 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mapping the world a frame at a time

It's the fifth anniversary of Google's Street View, a virtual reality map interface, and the Computer History Museum is commemorating...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2012
Last comment by Tech watcher, on Jun 25, 2012 at 2:44 pm | 1 comment | 2351 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain aims to keep all 86 trains running

Caltrain would keep all of its 86 weekday trains running for the next year if the agency's board of directors approves on...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2011
Last comment by Datahead, on Apr 21, 2011 at 6:53 am | 4 comments | 2351 Views

AROUND TOWN

Referendum threatens transgender student law

A law that articulates the rights and treatment of transgender students at schools across the state goes into effect Jan....

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2014
Last comment by USA, on Jan 2, 2014 at 8:32 pm | 1 comment | 2351 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Palo Alto's Aquarius Theatre closes for remodel

Palo Alto's Aquarius Theatre has closed for significant interior renovations, with new seating, updated restrooms and an...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2015
Last comment by OMV Resident, on Apr 14, 2015 at 4:32 pm | 4 comments | 2350 Views
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