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AROUND TOWN

Council approves major plan for El Camino Real

After several years of discussion, the City Council finally approved a plan for the El Camino Real of the future on Monday...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2014
Last comment by DC, on Nov 21, 2014 at 6:33 pm | 17 comments | 3097 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Superintendent resigns, MV Whisman board cites need for new leadership

Citing a need for new leadership for the Mountain View Whisman School District, Superintendent Craig Goldman will step down...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2014
Last comment by Paula Chaffee, on Nov 21, 2014 at 6:02 pm | 17 comments | 5602 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council sacks increase in paper bag fee

After learning how many residents are now toting reusable shopping bags, City Council members voted on Tuesday to cancel...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2014
Last comment by Village Observer, on Nov 21, 2014 at 5:35 pm | 36 comments | 2479 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Second Harvest accepting donated turkeys

Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San Mateo County is collecting turkeys to donate to local pantries, soup kitchens...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2014
Last comment by JJ, on Nov 21, 2014 at 11:01 am | 2 comments | 1599 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council should delay North Bayshore action

There seems to be a disagreement stemming from the results of the Nov. 4. City Council election. Was the election of three...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2014
Last comment by Robert Cox , on Nov 21, 2014 at 10:43 am | 2 comments | 312 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tempting kids with tastier hot lunches

Kids may be on the fast track for gourmet meals at school -- or, at least, better meals. Following a report that student...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2014
Last comment by Karen, on Nov 20, 2014 at 2:57 pm | 7 comments | 2958 Views

AROUND TOWN

NASA, Google ink deal for Hangar One, Moffett airfields

NASA announced today that officials signed a lease with Google's Planetary Ventures, LLC to manage Moffett Federal Airfield...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2014
Last comment by @pr orion, on Nov 20, 2014 at 1:12 pm | 15 comments | 9598 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police have suspect in killing of David Lewis

Police have a suspect in the "targeted" killing of East Palo Alto drug-intervention leader David Lewis, as well as a description...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2010
Last comment by frank ruggirello, on Nov 19, 2014 at 10:28 pm | 17 comments | 2562 Views

ELECTIONS

SC County slowest to count votes in Bay Area; Supervisors want answers

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors today requested administrators to report in January about the slow tally of votes...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2014
Last comment by Doug Pearson, on Nov 19, 2014 at 3:31 pm | 4 comments | 1920 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sex offender sweep leads to one arrest

Police and other local law agencies did a sweep Tuesday to see if registered sex offenders in Mountain View are in compliance...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2014
Last comment by Castration Advised, on Nov 19, 2014 at 3:14 pm | 2 comments | 2109 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Life-saving devices installed in Mountain View

A nonprofit committed to saving lives by installing portable defibrillators in public spaces is making its mark on Mountain...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2014
Last comment by Jim, on Nov 19, 2014 at 10:16 am | 6 comments | 2509 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Holiday giving: How you can help

A number of nonprofit organizations are working to make this holiday season brighter for those in need, and they depend on...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2014
Last comment by Doug Pearson, on Nov 18, 2014 at 8:08 pm | 1 comment | 1663 Views

BOOKS

Crime brief: Man arrested after fleeing police

A man was arrested in downtown Mountain View after he allegedly fled police on foot Friday night. Police say the man appeared...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Nov 18, 2014 at 5:46 pm | 2 comments | 1695 Views

ELECTIONS

Ivanovic pulls ahead of Swan in LASD race

Sunday's updated election results show that Vladimir Ivanovic has overtaken John Swan in the Los Altos School District election,...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2014
Last comment by LASD & BCS Parent, on Nov 18, 2014 at 6:22 am | 78 comments | 2669 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Report: Silicon Valley income gap continues to widen

Silicon Valley incomes have increased for the second straight year after a three-year downward trend, according to a report...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2014
Last comment by thomcarter, on Nov 17, 2014 at 10:29 pm | 5 comments | 2735 Views

ELECTIONS

Measure N racks up more 'yes' votes

The $150 million school bond proposed by the Los Altos School District to accommodate growing enrollment may win after all. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2014
Last comment by SQW, on Nov 17, 2014 at 8:40 pm | 67 comments | 3536 Views

AROUND TOWN

Don't sweat the small stuff: Pleasing stocking stuffers can be found for all

For those who don't want to fill their stockings with generic goods from department stores this holiday season, consider...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2014
Last comment by Kathy, on Nov 17, 2014 at 5:38 pm | 1 comment | 1884 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman Superintendent Goldman to resign

A special meeting for the Mountain View Whisman school board has been called to discuss the resignation of Superintendent...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2014
Last comment by Old Steve, on Nov 17, 2014 at 4:23 pm | 56 comments | 7230 Views

AROUND TOWN

A heated but civil discussion on housing

Two days after voters put three advocates of "balanced growth" on the Mountain View City Council, community members met to...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2014
Last comment by MVResident67, on Nov 17, 2014 at 3:57 pm | 20 comments | 3150 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'Wish I Was Here'

Gee, life is tough. But "We move forward -- that's the only direction God gave us." These and other Big Important Life Lessons...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by Christine Wahl, on Nov 17, 2014 at 2:59 pm | 2 comments | 8593 Views
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