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OTHER ISSUES

Fast-track for huge office campus?

A large office campus proposed for Middlefield Road near Highway 237 could host a major company's headquarters with 3,500...

Original post made on May. 6, 2011
Last comment by Ella, on May 11, 2011 at 10:46 am | 11 comments | 2799 Views

AROUND TOWN

Outdoor movie nights, concerts start this month

Friday night outdoor movie showings for local youths will come to Cuesta Park, Eagle Park and Rengstorff starting July 10;...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2009
Last comment by barbara, on Aug 8, 2009 at 10:34 am | 4 comments | 2799 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD ditches plans for El Camino school site

It's back to the drawing board for the Los Altos School District. After seven months of closed session meetings to consider...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2016
Last comment by Hold on to your hats, on Nov 17, 2016 at 12:57 pm | 16 comments | 2798 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Community Center: rehab or replace?

Citing tight finances and the virtues of recycling, on Tuesday City Council members expressed interest in renovating the...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2012
Last comment by Garrett, on Apr 26, 2012 at 7:29 pm | 9 comments | 2798 Views

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Robbery victim pulled over for talking while driving

A local man making a call after being mugged got the help he was looking for -- after being pulled over for talking on his...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2009
Last comment by MJ, on Feb 20, 2009 at 3:33 pm | 2 comments | 2798 Views

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Couple return home to burglary in progress

A Mountain View couple came home in the middle of a burglary Sunday afternoon, police said. About $4,000 in jewelry, electronics...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2011
Last comment by Ron, on Jul 13, 2011 at 10:18 am | 10 comments | 2798 Views

RESTAURANTS

Fois Gras Users Defy Ban

Two responses here... 1) Ducks and geese force fed to produce overly large livers ( for fois gras ) do not suffer; they...

Original post made by Lawrence Wallace on Jul. 19, 2012
Last comment by Quacker, on Aug 3, 2012 at 10:37 pm | 1 comment | 2798 Views

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Council favors a passive approach to meadow

Ever since it became clear that the Stevens Creek Trail was going to extend south of El Camino Real last year, Mountain View...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2009
Last comment by Laura, on Sep 11, 2009 at 4:07 pm | 6 comments | 2797 Views

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Local student arrested in Woodside arson incidents

A St. Francis student was among seven teens rounded up following arson and vandalism at Woodside Elementary School. The incidents,...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2011
Last comment by Anna, on Aug 31, 2011 at 6:50 pm | 10 comments | 2797 Views

OTHER ISSUES

FAA, elected officials hear complaints of aircraft noise

The Federal Aviation Administration got an earful in Redwood City on June 15, having completed a study of noise complaints...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2016
Last comment by MVLA, on Jun 30, 2016 at 11:53 pm | 3 comments | 2796 Views

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UPDATE: No gunman found after 2.5-hour search

After an "exhaustive search" police have stopped looking for a man with a rifle reportedly seen near the intersection of...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2012
Last comment by gloria, on Jan 24, 2012 at 8:01 pm | 11 comments | 2796 Views

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Gay youth gather to protest Prop 8 ruling

Hours after the California Supreme Court upheld Proposition 8, the statewide ban on same-sex marriage, a dozen local gay...

Original post made on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by Don Frances, on Jun 3, 2009 at 9:47 am | 28 comments | 2795 Views

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Minton's gets ready to auction off everything

Minton's Lumber and Supply, the city's oldest business, and will soon trickle away piece by piece as lumber, tools and trucks...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2010
Last comment by Marshall, on Oct 21, 2010 at 4:11 pm | 13 comments | 2795 Views

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Man arrested in umbrella attack

Police arrested a man Monday after he allegedly attacked a worker at his apartment complex with an umbrella because he suspected...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2015
Last comment by resident, on Mar 10, 2015 at 2:34 pm | 4 comments | 2795 Views

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Cities to study big trail extension

With Sunnyvale and Los Altos finally stepping up to extend the Stevens Creek Trail closer to the Stevens Creek reservoir,...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2011
Last comment by sooner the better, on Jul 13, 2011 at 1:58 pm | 16 comments | 2794 Views

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Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian to hold 'sidewalk office hours'

Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian announced Wednesday that he will hold "sidewalk office hours" at farmers markets...

Original post made on May. 7, 2015
Last comment by NW Resident, on May 8, 2015 at 9:30 am | 2 comments | 2794 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

When 'Donors Choose,' students win

When it comes to getting kids interested in school, nothing beats things that flash. At least that's what Elizabeth Gomez...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2010
Last comment by parent, on Sep 16, 2010 at 3:51 pm | 3 comments | 2793 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View tackles hate crimes, plans for proactive approach

After a spate of recent hate crimes in Mountain View, community leaders said Wednesday that the city needs to take a proactive...

Original post made by GSB on Mar. 26, 2009
Last comment by Mike Laursen, on Mar 26, 2009 at 10:32 pm | 1 comment | 2793 Views

OTHER ISSUES

High speed rail ridership figures challenged

The agency charged with building California's controversial high speed rail system is basing its ridership and revenue forecasts...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2010
Last comment by eric, on Mar 12, 2010 at 3:10 pm | 6 comments | 2793 Views

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Cities press VTA to move on transit woes

Firing off a proverbial warning shot, Mountain View and seven other West Valley cities sent a letter recently to the Valley...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2016
Last comment by @Intelligent Realist, on Jan 8, 2016 at 11:03 am | 7 comments | 2793 Views
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Tava Kitchen shutters in Palo Alto
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