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More than hot air: Leaf blowers present health risks

Blasting air at up to 185 mph, leaf blowers can whip up hazardous particles and contaminants from the ground at speeds greater...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2015
Last comment by Cici, on Dec 1, 2016 at 10:37 pm | 28 comments | 6797 Views

OTHER ISSUES

MVPD seek to improve body cam program

It's been a little over a year since the Mountain View Police Department outfitted all of its officers with wearable cameras,...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2016
Last comment by The real test, on Nov 30, 2016 at 7:07 pm | 4 comments | 1649 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Huge apartment development wins nervous council's support

The Mountain View City Council gave the initial go-ahead on Tuesday to a true mixed-bag development -- it would possibly...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2016
Last comment by The Business Man, on Nov 30, 2016 at 4:24 pm | 45 comments | 4771 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Caltrain, Crisis Text Line announce partnership

Starting next week, the now-ubiquitous "There is Help" signs with suicide hotline numbers posted at local Caltrain stations...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2016
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Nov 30, 2016 at 2:35 pm | 1 comment | 1541 Views

ELECTIONS

Measure A passes with a slim victory

Santa Clara County officials announced Monday that Measure A, the $950 million affordable housing bond designed to help house...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2016
Last comment by Housing first works!, on Nov 30, 2016 at 10:45 am | 4 comments | 1801 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cold weather homeless shelters open this week

Homeless residents of the County of Santa Clara have access to as many as 395 additional shelter beds starting this week,...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2016
Last comment by Maher, on Nov 29, 2016 at 8:16 pm | 1 comment | 1266 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Google pitches housing project in East Whisman

Google is pitching a new swath of dense apartments and offices in the East Whisman area, mirroring the tech giant's other...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2016
Last comment by K, on Nov 29, 2016 at 12:31 pm | 8 comments | 10658 Views

OTHER ISSUES

R Stanford eyes undergraduate enrollment increase

Stanford University's new General Use Permit application, submitted to the county on Nov. 21, maps out ambitious expansion...

Original post made by asdasdsdsd on Nov. 29, 2016
There are no comments yet. 111 Views

AROUND TOWN

Huge apartment development wins nervous council's support

he Mountain View City Council gave the initial go-ahead on Tuesday to a true mixed-bag development -- it would possibly be...

Original post made by asdasdsdsd on Nov. 29, 2016
There are no comments yet. 87 Views

AROUND TOWN

City accepting applicants to new rent control committee

Mountain View is now recruiting for the city's new Rental Housing Committee -- the governing body tasked with making crucial...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2016
Last comment by george drysdale, on Nov 28, 2016 at 11:02 am | 1 comment | 2152 Views

AROUND TOWN

FAA committee: Scrap existing flight path

A committee tasked with recommending ways to reduce airplane noise over the Midpeninsula voted last week in favor of a new...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2016
Last comment by Mad at FAA, on Nov 28, 2016 at 7:30 am | 10 comments | 480111 Views

AROUND TOWN

CSA takes its show on the road

The Community Services Agency of Mountain View and Los Altos has long been a bastion of support services for low-income and...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2016
Last comment by Steven Lebron Arroyo, on Nov 27, 2016 at 4:22 pm | 1 comment | 257 Views

AROUND TOWN

What was Mountain View like in the '70s

I am new to the area and am curious what life was like in Mountain View in the 1970s, 1980s and even earlier. I would love...

Original post made by Newbie on Apr. 13, 2008
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Nov 27, 2016 at 2:04 pm | 206 comments | 64652 Views

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'Tis the season

Though winter doesn't officially arrive until the solstice on Dec. 21, the holiday season has begun. With it comes plenty...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2016
Last comment by Abigail, on Nov 26, 2016 at 2:50 pm | 2 comments | 1867 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pre-construction work starts on Caltrain electification

Preparations for the construction work needed to electrify Caltrain along the Peninsula corridor have started and will last...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Nov 26, 2016 at 2:28 pm | 8 comments | 1496 Views

ELECTIONS

Santa Clara County eyes plan to offer legal aid to undocumented residents

Undocumented immigrants facing threats of deportation by the forthcoming Trump administration may soon have more legal help...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2016
Last comment by The Donald, on Nov 22, 2016 at 8:41 pm | 12 comments | 3162 Views

RESTAURANTS

Where to find a free Thanksgiving Day meal on the Midpeninsula

This Thanksgiving, thousands of community members will come together in kitchens and dining halls throughout the Midpeninsula,...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2016
Last comment by Bob Lopez, on Nov 22, 2016 at 4:27 pm | 3 comments | 2841 Views

BOOKS

Huge housing development raises hopes and fears

At face value, it's a proposal packed with exactly what Mountain View leaders want -- a colossal new apartment complex that...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2016
Last comment by Social Justice , on Nov 22, 2016 at 2:20 pm | 31 comments | 4971 Views

ELECTIONS

Guest opinion:We must confront Trump's agenda onsustainability and human rights issues

Listening to commentators discuss the presidential election, one might think that Donald Trump had won by a landslide. In...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2016
Last comment by Bob 2, on Nov 22, 2016 at 8:49 am | 18 comments | 831 Views

AROUND TOWN

Los Altos woman named Rhodes Scholar

A Los Altos woman was selected as one of 32 students this year to study at Oxford University starting in October as part...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2016
Last comment by Reader, on Nov 22, 2016 at 8:36 am | 7 comments | 2297 Views
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Paris Baguette coming to Mountain View
By Elena Kadvany | 21 comments | 6,943 views

Surviving Family Holidays
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 455 views