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AROUND TOWN

District to gauge support for bond measure

Mountain View residents will soon be asked how they feel about a potential bond measure for the Mountain View Whisman Elementary...

Original post made on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by just wondering, on May 27, 2009 at 10:59 pm | 4 comments | 2309 Views

AROUND TOWN

NASA 'committed' to re-skinning Hangar One

In a meeting Thursday night, NASA and Navy officials said that, for the first time, they are jointly "committed" to preserving...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by Gx, on Mar 18, 2010 at 8:03 am | 9 comments | 2309 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google engineer plans run for council

With Google now established as the city's largest employer, the 2010 City Council election will be the first with a Google...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2010
Last comment by Du H, on Sep 12, 2010 at 8:31 am | 13 comments | 2309 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police arrest flasher on attempted rape charge

Police arrested a man who chased after a woman while exposing himself and touching himself Sunday evening on Crisanto Avenue. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2011
Last comment by Frank, on Apr 27, 2011 at 11:27 pm | 14 comments | 2309 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Well-shaven' naked man asks for directions

A stark naked, "well-shaven" young man asked a woman in a Mountain View parking garage for directions on Aug. 8, police said. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2011
Last comment by T-800, on Aug 12, 2011 at 10:34 pm | 13 comments | 2309 Views

AROUND TOWN

Consultants justify big housing fee increases

In a city soon to be flooded with building proposals from Google and Intuit, council members said Tuesday that commercial...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by BC, on Nov 18, 2012 at 11:05 am | 2 comments | 2308 Views

AROUND TOWN

Charity Knitting and Crocheting Project

Hannah and Allison are eighth grade Cadette Girl Scouts from Los Altos troop 60755 working to earn their Girl Scout Silver...

Original post made by Hannah and Allison on Jan. 7, 2013
There are no comments yet. 2307 Views

ELECTIONS

Hill, Lieber poised for November showdown

Jerry Hill and Sally Lieber cruised to victory at Tuesday's primary election and will now square off in November for a chance...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2012
Last comment by Don Wikey, on Jun 6, 2012 at 10:00 am | 1 comment | 2307 Views

AROUND TOWN

Coffee shop helps in a job 'Well Done'

After Josh To saw the desperate need for clean drinking water among Ghana's rural villagers, he launched a project dedicated...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by Martha, on Jul 24, 2009 at 8:09 pm | 7 comments | 2306 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Important reasons for supporting Measure G

Mountain View's elementary and middle schools are quietly becoming some of the most sought after in the region. After years...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2012
Last comment by parent, on Jun 1, 2012 at 11:12 pm | 2 comments | 2305 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Local school is a 'hidden gem'

Though it is often discounted as one of the lowest performing local schools, Castro Elementary School is a "hidden gem" in...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2012
Last comment by saw-it-through-know-better-now, on Mar 1, 2013 at 10:09 am | 8 comments | 2305 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Local couple 'elated' by gay marriage rulings

Brian Fiorino and Duke Khuu say they are elated to know that their daughter will be born into a world where her parents have...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2013
Last comment by Wo\'O Ideafarm, on Jun 27, 2013 at 7:10 am | 17 comments | 2305 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bernie Sanders coming to Palo Alto Wednesday

Six days before the California primary, presidential candidate Bernie Sanders will be coming to Palo Alto to hold a free...

Original post made on May. 31, 2016
Last comment by Greg David, on Jun 2, 2016 at 10:09 am | 12 comments | 2305 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

When background checks miss the mark

How a Peninsula private school unknowingly hired a teacher with a decades-long history of child molestation allegations....

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Apr 12, 2012 at 8:15 am | 7 comments | 2304 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain says whistle volume back to normal

About a month after local residents started complaining about the increased volume of Caltrain horns, the rail agency announced...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2009
Last comment by liz siegel, on Sep 11, 2009 at 2:52 pm | 6 comments | 2304 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police release sketch of burglary suspect

Police have released a sketch of a suspect in a Dec. 8 burglary, and are asking for the public's help in solving the case. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2011
Last comment by , on Dec 28, 2011 at 4:11 pm | 5 comments | 2304 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Eshoo opposes Obama's Afghan troop surge

Calling Afghanistan "the graveyard of nations," Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, announced last week her opposition to President...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2009
Last comment by dfb, on Dec 12, 2009 at 2:38 am | 18 comments | 2303 Views

OTHER ISSUES

New hope for city's burrowing owls

Burrowing owls being driven close to extinction by development pressures may have a chance of survival under a new plan that...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2012
Last comment by Gail Cheeseman, on Apr 14, 2012 at 12:39 pm | 20 comments | 2303 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council OKs townhouses without park space

A last-ditch effort failed to add park space to an isolated townhouse development before the City Council approved the 70-unit...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Sep 17, 2012 at 9:07 pm | 3 comments | 2303 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home sales buck downward trend

While the median price of a home has decreased in Mountain View over the last year, the number of home sales has gone up. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2008
Last comment by Mrs. Kline, on Nov 30, 2008 at 4:54 pm | 8 comments | 2303 Views
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