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SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Every 15 Minutes'

A group of about 30 students, teachers and emergency responsers worked together to organize "Every 15 Minutes" at Mountain...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2013
Last comment by Wo\'O Ideafarm, on Apr 30, 2013 at 4:02 pm | 14 comments | 20740 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD can't force Bullis to move, judge rules

The Los Altos School District may not force Bullis Charter School to move to a site outside the district's boundaries, a...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2014
Last comment by Puh-leeze, on Jan 31, 2014 at 7:19 pm | 29 comments | 20704 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'Inside Llewyn Davis'

Like a rolling stone, singer-guitarist Llewyn Davis tumbles through the Greenwich Village folk-music scene of the '60s. It's...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2013
Last comment by Xaviem, on Dec 22, 2013 at 2:29 pm | 1 comment | 20694 Views

ELECTIONS

Planning director: 'Plan Bay Area' aligns with Mountain View's vision

A coalition of Bay Area leaders late Thursday night approved a controversial plan designed to accommodate population growth...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2013
Last comment by Garrett, on Jul 25, 2013 at 6:26 pm | 21 comments | 20665 Views

SPORTS

Ideafarm vows to fight conviction

Going against the advice of his public defender and drawing gestures of exasperation from prosecutors, Wo'O Ideafarm convinced...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2013
Last comment by Eat your soup, on Feb 26, 2014 at 2:23 pm | 30 comments | 20157 Views

AROUND TOWN

Locals rally for city to boost minimum wage

A group of over 50 people gathered outside Mountain View City Hall Wednesday to call for a pay raise for the city's poorest...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2014
Last comment by MV Snob, on Feb 26, 2014 at 7:40 pm | 60 comments | 20125 Views

ELECTIONS

School board election kicks off

Four people, including one incumbent, have signaled their intent to run for the three seats on the Los Altos School District...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by Wow, on Feb 20, 2017 at 10:20 pm | 110 comments | 19789 Views

RESTAURANTS

Taqueria La Bamba evicted, La Costena relocates

After a court dispute with an affordable housing developer over relocation expenses, Taqueria La Bamba is being evicted this...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2013
Last comment by onetimeresident, on Jan 26, 2014 at 3:00 pm | 27 comments | 19771 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Officials report on devastating San Bruno blaze

State and local elected officials joined the San Bruno police and fire chiefs this morning at a press conference to answer...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2010
Last comment by pete, on Sep 10, 2010 at 9:25 pm | 2 comments | 19705 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Scientology center draws downtown protest

A strange standoff between the Church of Scientology and a group calling itself "Anonymous" played out during a downtown...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2008
Last comment by Andrew L. Freedman, on Apr 29, 2009 at 3:26 pm | 107 comments | 19653 Views

AROUND TOWN

Blossom Valley post office to close

Even the U.S. Postal Service is not immune to the effects of Mountain View's hot rental market. Thanks to one landlord's...

Original post made on May. 15, 2014
Last comment by Matthew A. Flynn, on Oct 5, 2014 at 5:12 pm | 49 comments | 19598 Views

AROUND TOWN

President Obama to speak at MV's Walmart

Walmart may seem an unlikely place for a president to visit, but President Barack Obama is set to come to Mountain View's...

Original post made on May. 6, 2014
Last comment by Jim G, on May 9, 2014 at 3:41 pm | 30 comments | 19555 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google launches test of East Bay ferry service today

Google is beginning today a weeklong private ferry service trial from the East Bay to Silicon Valley for its employees, according...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2014
Last comment by Big Time, on Feb 18, 2014 at 7:41 pm | 15 comments | 19553 Views

OTHER ISSUES

The only good lawn is a dead lawn?

The Santa Clara Valley Water District is rolling out a new campaign to tackle California's drought, called "Brown is the...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2014
Last comment by Steve, on Aug 4, 2014 at 11:55 am | 57 comments | 19522 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Is anyone worried about development impact?

One can't help but notice the recurring theme in letters over recent weeks and months pertaining to the trade-off between...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2013
Last comment by MVResident67, on Oct 11, 2013 at 7:51 pm | 208 comments | 19332 Views

AROUND TOWN

Developer plans to keep Rose Market, other local businesses

A developer is promising that several popular businesses at the corner of El Camino Real and Castro Street won't have to...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2013
Last comment by Political Insider, on Oct 4, 2013 at 2:24 pm | 59 comments | 19291 Views

AROUND TOWN

Trump deportation plan sends South Bay leaders searching for options

Donald Trump's election has created a cloud of uncertainty for the nation's estimated 11.4 million undocumented immigrants....

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2016
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Dec 3, 2016 at 2:40 pm | 9 comments | 19220 Views

AROUND TOWN

23andMe hit with class action suit

The local biotech firm, 23andMe, which captured the spotlight for selling DNA sequencing kits directly to consumers, was...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2013
Last comment by maguro_01, on Dec 13, 2013 at 1:37 pm | 12 comments | 19200 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Fate of Moffett's 1,000 acres may be sealed by next month

In what could have a huge impact on the region, several different groups are making moves in a bidding war for Moffett Field's...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2013
Last comment by RocketSciRick, on Sep 22, 2013 at 1:15 am | 24 comments | 19118 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council offers support for project at Castro and El Camino

While not yet final, on Tuesday a majority of City Council members gave thumbs up to a four-story apartment project which...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2014
Last comment by Konrad M Sosnow, on Feb 4, 2014 at 12:53 pm | 84 comments | 19061 Views
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