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OTHER ISSUES

San Bruno's exploded gas line runs through Mountain View

The 54-year-old gas transmission line that blew up in San Bruno, killing seven people, also runs through residential areas...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2010
Last comment by judielaine, on Sep 24, 2010 at 6:44 am | 2 comments | 2520 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Concerns about job losses, national security

With rescue missions, disaster relief efforts and two major employers depending on the unique aspects of Moffett Federal...

Original post made on May. 22, 2012
Last comment by mpumas, on May 30, 2012 at 11:38 am | 5 comments | 2520 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local artist brings the ordinary to life

Haiying Yang says the simple brightness of a hand-painted silk scarf might be just the thing people are looking for in these...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2009
Last comment by natalie, on May 23, 2010 at 6:20 pm | 3 comments | 2520 Views

AROUND TOWN

Eshoo finds few surprises in 'exceptional' State of the Union

U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, said President Obama threw down a "challenge to the Congress" in his State of the Union...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2012
Last comment by USA, on Jan 25, 2012 at 6:36 pm | 12 comments | 2520 Views

RESTAURANTS

Food truck 101

Instrucktional, a new, perhaps one-of-a-kind program from Bay Area food-truck giant Off the Grid, puts participants through...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2016
Last comment by I know what you meant though, on Feb 16, 2016 at 4:30 pm | 2 comments | 2520 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mini-park deal reveals SFPUC policy problems

Officials with the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission are pledging to re-examine their real estate policies in light...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2016
Last comment by Legal Concerns, on Mar 1, 2016 at 4:33 pm | 9 comments | 2519 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Step right up folks, the school board is meeting

Members of the school community might be wondering if it's circus season in Mountain View, even though there's no sign of...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2015
Last comment by Educator, on Jul 9, 2015 at 4:49 am | 17 comments | 2518 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 | 2518 Views

AROUND TOWN

$20,000 in equipment stolen from TheatreWorks

Approximately $20,000 of sound equipment was stolen from TheatreWorks in early February, but police say it will be hard to...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2009
Last comment by Randall Flagg, on Mar 12, 2009 at 6:48 pm | 2 comments | 2518 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Waving high the banner of Punk'

Over the years, Foothill College's KFJC, which broadcasts at 89.7 FM, has pulled hilarious publicity stunts, garnered serious...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2009
Last comment by DR D, on Nov 25, 2009 at 11:25 am | 3 comments | 2518 Views

ELECTIONS

Eshoo focuses on woes of poor, middle class

Washington's lackluster efforts to represent the interests of America's poor and middle class was the focus of Congresswoman...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2011
Last comment by Joel Weddington MD, on Nov 30, 2011 at 1:06 pm | 1 comment | 2518 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Google pushes city to first place in county tax growth

Mountain View now leads the county in property tax growth, and it's almost entirely because of Google's rapid expansion here,...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2012
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jul 7, 2012 at 8:51 am | 3 comments | 2517 Views

AROUND TOWN

Commission OKs new hotel for Palo Alto Bowl

An ambitious proposal to replace Palo Alto Bowl with a four-story hotel and 26 new houses received tentative support from...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2009
Last comment by Daniel Mart, on Aug 14, 2009 at 8:13 pm | 8 comments | 2517 Views

AROUND TOWN

Arrests made in 7-Eleven armed robbery spree

Mountain View police have three suspects in custody following a spree of armed robberies of 7-Elevens in the city over the...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2010
Last comment by JustMe, on Feb 11, 2010 at 12:17 pm | 24 comments | 2517 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local tech company helps cops fight gun violence

A local crime-prevention-technology company is working to change the way police departments across the country fight gun...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2011
Last comment by NW Resident, on Aug 9, 2011 at 1:32 pm | 8 comments | 2517 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Lancers games go live on Web

St. Francis High School and BitGravity are teaming up to broadcast sporting events live in full HD online. Roughly 500 viewers...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2011
Last comment by Katrina Kaiser, on Jan 9, 2011 at 8:01 am | 1 comment | 2516 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community Services director Dave Muela retires

Retiring Community Services director Dave Muela was teary-eyed when he received a proclamation for his 20 years of service...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2012
Last comment by @Dave M, on Jan 23, 2012 at 11:44 am | 5 comments | 2516 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Furor erupts over sex, drug stories in school paper

For the second time in less than a month, high school district officials have come under fire from a group of parents upset...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2013
Last comment by Michal Krupa, on Feb 15, 2013 at 4:52 pm | 8 comments | 2516 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Resiliency shines at Alta Vista

Sayra Barrera-Guzman, a graduating senior at Alta Vista High School, had just started her freshman year at Los Altos High...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2016
Last comment by Dawn, on Jun 11, 2016 at 4:38 pm | 3 comments | 2516 Views

OTHER ISSUES

County sees first probable case of swine flu

Local health officials have identified one probable case of swine flu in Santa Clara County, and state officials are urging...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by Kendra Jonsdottir, on May 3, 2009 at 6:34 pm | 14 comments | 2515 Views
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French Laundry alums to open Palo Alto restaurant
By Elena Kadvany | 18 comments | 15,918 views

Peace Walk and Father's Grief Retreat
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