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OTHER ISSUES

Flooded with red tape

A torrential downpour is a welcome sight in the midst of drought, as long as it does not result in your living room resembling...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2015
Last comment by elie, on Jul 22, 2015 at 6:38 pm | 2 comments | 1006 Views

OTHER ISSUES

A gym for Silicon Valley's heavy hitters

Silicon Valley may feel like the fighting ring for the tech titans, but a new franchise is hitting on the belief that old-fashioned...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2015
Last comment by Mark Noac, on Jul 22, 2015 at 3:44 pm | 2 comments | 2962 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Crime is down, but thefts are still high

Crime is on a downward trend in Mountain View, but that isn't stopping thieves from burglarizing homes and businesses, according...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2015
Last comment by 27 year resident, on Jul 22, 2015 at 5:31 am | 3 comments | 2628 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn High shut down following Facebook threat

Gunn High School was shut down Thursday afternoon after a student reported a "threatening" Facebook post to police, Superintendent...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2015
Last comment by PA Resident, on Jul 20, 2015 at 4:33 pm | 1 comment | 2623 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Dispute over human rights measure in Mountain View

When it comes to basic human rights, there's surely some fundamentals that most can agree on. For instance: Everyone has...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2015
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Jul 20, 2015 at 3:49 pm | 6 comments | 834 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pedestrian injured in vehicle collision

An 85-year-old pedestrian suffered major injuries after he was struck by a vehicle Thursday in Mountain View. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2015
Last comment by Old Ben, on Jul 19, 2015 at 5:42 pm | 12 comments | 3397 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Rep. Anna Eshoo to send airplane-noise survey to Federal Aviation Administration

Acting on numerous complaints by her constituents regarding an increase in aircraft noise, Rep. Anna Eshoo has assembled...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 18, 2015 at 1:14 pm | 6 comments | 1714 Views

MOVIES

New Batkid film has local origin story

On Nov. 15, 2013, 5-year-old cancer survivor Miles Scott had his wish come true for one day, he got to don a costume and...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2015
Last comment by Lydia Sherrill, on Jul 17, 2015 at 5:20 pm | 1 comment | 1752 Views

OTHER ISSUES

State study finds texting while driving is on the rise

In a worrying trend, more California drivers are using their cell phones while driving this year than last, according to...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2015
Last comment by True, on Jul 17, 2015 at 2:38 pm | 5 comments | 1173 Views

AROUND TOWN

Computers stolen from Khan Academy

Khan Academy employees arrived to work in Mountain View on Monday morning to find that the free online academy was the victim...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2014
Last comment by Lili, on Jul 17, 2015 at 10:35 am | 13 comments | 16019 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bicyclist dies following San Antonio car crash

The 63-year-old Palo Alto man who suffered critical injuries late last week after he was struck by a vehicle in Mountain...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2015
Last comment by NW Resident, on Jul 17, 2015 at 10:27 am | 3 comments | 2839 Views

RESTAURANTS

Sing for your supper

Restaurant row is now more ubiquitous to the Bay Area than auto row, and few are more prominent than Castro Street in Mountain...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2015
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Jul 17, 2015 at 10:07 am | 1 comment | 360 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: A positive step toward transparency

Members of the Mountain View Whisman school district board did the right thing last week in scheduling a public discussion...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2015
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Jul 17, 2015 at 1:57 am | 24 comments | 1674 Views

RESTAURANTS

Downtown MV restaurant news: Mervyn's, Gochi

1. Mervyn's restaurant has reopened at 236 Castro. This is a historic development with modern spin. Longtime downtown...

Original post made by Max Hauser on Jul. 15, 2015
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Jul 16, 2015 at 2:32 pm | 1 comment | 456 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Man arrested in Vallejo kidnapping suspected in Palo Alto case

Matthew Daniel Muller, the man who was recently arrested in the bizarre kidnapping of a Vallejo woman, is a suspect in a...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2015
Last comment by Patience, on Jul 16, 2015 at 1:23 pm | 6 comments | 2157 Views

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Pluto is ready for its close-up

A watch party at NASA Ames gathered Tuesday to see images of Pluto that were 10 years in the making. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2015
Last comment by Scientist, on Jul 16, 2015 at 10:50 am | 1 comment | 2201 Views

OTHER ISSUES

1,000 new homes get nod from council

Sometimes it's an honor just to get nominated. Case in point: Last week, the Mountain View City Council gave the nod to three...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2015
Last comment by Concrete Jungle and Parks, on Jul 16, 2015 at 10:17 am | 28 comments | 4292 Views

AROUND TOWN

As NASA probe nears Pluto, Ames hosts live screening

The world will get an unprecedented view of Pluto on Tuesday when a NASA spacecraft launched nine years ago nears the icy...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2015
Last comment by PlutoFan, on Jul 15, 2015 at 10:22 pm | 5 comments | 2195 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

City will help foot the bill for new LASD school site

Could San Antonio-area residents have new park space in their future? The Mountain View City Council approved plans to help...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2015
Last comment by Voted No on N, on Jul 15, 2015 at 2:25 pm | 41 comments | 5488 Views

ELECTIONS

El Camino Hospital has a very good year

El Camino Hospital raked in more money than anticipated this fiscal year, ending with $65 million in extra cash -- and hospital...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2015
Last comment by robyn, on Jul 15, 2015 at 6:04 am | 5 comments | 2595 Views
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