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Tales of turkey and tempeh

Roasted, fried, smoked or deconstructed — there is an abundance of ways to cook a turkey for Thanksgiving. Or is a turkey...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2015
Last comment by Alfredo Kuba, on Nov 22, 2015 at 8:17 am | 1 comment | 2999 Views

SPORTS

City prepares for Super Bowl scrum

Mountain View officials on Tuesday laid out a set of basic preparations for handling the crush of visitors expected to stream...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2015
Last comment by Kathleen, on Nov 19, 2015 at 5:14 pm | 10 comments | 4099 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Few students expected, despite city's housing growth

In the Mountain View Whisman School District, nothing has been more of a political football this year than enrollment projections....

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2015
Last comment by Old Steve, on Nov 19, 2015 at 8:24 am | 39 comments | 4635 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council OKs raises for key city staff

At the tail-end of Tuesday's meeting, the Mountain View City Council signed off on a 6-percent salary increase for the city...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2015
Last comment by Rebecca F, on Nov 19, 2015 at 8:14 am | 14 comments | 3088 Views

AROUND TOWN

City looks for new transit to avoid crowded roads

Whether it might be a monorail, magnetic pod cars or even gondolas, Mountain View leaders say there needs to be a better...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2015
Last comment by SRB, on Nov 19, 2015 at 7:07 am | 20 comments | 3082 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Come to a Holiday Faire!

Waldorf School of the Peninsula presents our Annual Holiday Faire! Saturday, December 5th from 10 am to 4 pm 11311 Mora...

Original post made by Waldorf School of the Peninsula on Nov. 18, 2015
There are no comments yet. 348 Views

MOVIES

The importance of being well-dressed

TheatreWorks artistic director Robert Kelley huddles with designers in the costume shop, peering at purple swatches of wool...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2015
There are no comments yet. 6485 Views

OTHER ISSUES

New fields offer room to play

After 11 years of studies, planning and construction, Mountain View is set to open the new Shoreline Athletic Fields next...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2015
Last comment by Ornithologically speaking, on Nov 17, 2015 at 5:24 pm | 11 comments | 3626 Views

AROUND TOWN

Podcar proponents tout futuristic transit vision

Mass transit is ripe for a revolution, but a new wave of speedy and specialized systems to move people still faces high hurdles...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2015
Last comment by Steve, on Nov 17, 2015 at 5:11 pm | 16 comments | 4854 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cops pull over driverless car

Perhaps it was bound to happen eventually - Google's autonomous car program got its first run-in with the law on Thursday...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2015
Last comment by PA Resident, on Nov 16, 2015 at 9:43 pm | 33 comments | 4809 Views

AROUND TOWN

New monument honors Mountain View veterans

Mountain View city officials will be unveiling a new monument next week to honor local military veterans who defended the...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2015
Last comment by Greg David, on Nov 16, 2015 at 6:13 pm | 10 comments | 2868 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Traffic nightmare due to huge accident on 101 late Saturday evening

We drove the Shoreline on ramp to 101 sb Saturday evening and there appeared to be a huge accident. Many emergency vehicles...

Original post made by PA Resident on Nov. 15, 2015
Last comment by PA Resident, on Nov 16, 2015 at 11:49 am | 1 comment | 449 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Caltrain delays after Sunnyvale crash damages crossing gate

A two-car collision damaged a Caltrain crossing gate in Sunnyvale and has disrupted service this afternoon, a transit agency...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2015
Last comment by AC, on Nov 14, 2015 at 8:49 pm | 7 comments | 2782 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two lanes on Alma Street in Palo Alto closed after crew hits water line

One northbound lane and one southbound lane of Alma Street in Palo Alto is shut down this morning after a contractor hit...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2015
Last comment by Jes' Sayin', on Nov 14, 2015 at 12:58 am | 1 comment | 1564 Views

AROUND TOWN

City looks into growing RV encampments

Mountain View officials are taking a closer look at the growing number of people living in motor homes and trailers on city...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2015
Last comment by mvresident2003, on Nov 13, 2015 at 9:40 pm | 31 comments | 6076 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Science and math shine at 2016 Breakthrough Prize awards

It's not often you get to see actor B. J. Novak, tech investor Yuri Milner and former CIA director David Patraeus together....

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2015
Last comment by Ingrid Oakley-Girvan, on Nov 13, 2015 at 4:41 pm | 1 comment | 3419 Views

AROUND TOWN

Self-driving cars: safer, but more crash-prone, study says

Autonomous vehicles may be better drivers than their human counterparts, but they seem to get in car crashes more frequently,...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2015
Last comment by Slow lane, on Nov 13, 2015 at 3:47 pm | 15 comments | 5971 Views

AROUND TOWN

Eshoo's bills aim to lower volume on aircraft noise

Responding to an upswell of concern from local residents about increasing airplane noise, U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo on Nov. 6...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2015
Last comment by PH, on Nov 13, 2015 at 3:24 pm | 8 comments | 2180 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board OKs $43M plan for Castro School

Last Thursday marked a victory for parents and school staff at the shared Castro and Mistral elementary schools' campus....

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2015
Last comment by John, on Nov 13, 2015 at 7:54 am | 1 comment | 692 Views

ELECTIONS

Guest opinion: Rent-increase mediation law could help

Even though six of seven members of the Mountain View City Council were screened and endorsed by landlord groups using fictitious...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2015
Last comment by Gary Wesley, on Nov 13, 2015 at 1:57 am | 1 comment | 661 Views
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