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AROUND TOWN

Fresh & Easy space to reopen as new Safeway

A shuttered Monte Loma neighborhood supermarket formerly occupied by a Fresh & Easy grocery chain will be reopened as Mountain...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2016
Last comment by Three Feet in Monta Loma, on Jul 12, 2016 at 9:05 am | 33 comments | 7509 Views

ELECTIONS

Traffic claim on council candidate's mailer raises questions

City Council candidate Ellen Kamei has sent out a mailer that makes a controversial claim: Adding 5,000 new homes in North...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by Good Results, on Nov 5, 2014 at 9:26 am | 25 comments | 7496 Views

AROUND TOWN

CEO leaves company to her employees

When Iris Harrell decided to retire in 2001, she didn't have an heir to leave her remodeling company to, and didn't want...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Apr 15, 2013 at 8:48 pm | 13 comments | 7494 Views

AROUND TOWN

Floating yoga at Shoreline

The newest activity at the Shoreline Lake Aquatic Center is an unusual sight -- a Saturday morning yoga class bobbing in...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2013
Last comment by erika c, on Jul 27, 2013 at 12:54 pm | 2 comments | 7492 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shoreline to celebrate 25th anniversary

This Sunday, Mountain View will hold several events honoring the 1983 opening of one of its most significant undertakings:...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2008
Last comment by anastasia, on Jul 12, 2013 at 8:28 am | 8 comments | 7485 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council struggles with plans for North Bayshore

In the first real City Council meeting of the year, members found themselves wrestling with a monstrous task -- how to use...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2014
Last comment by Unknown, on Jan 31, 2014 at 1:15 pm | 36 comments | 7479 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Nazi propaganda left downtown

Cards bearing messages written by the American Nazi Party have caught the eye of at least one Mountain View resident who...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2011
Last comment by Ex-ANP, on Dec 20, 2011 at 1:23 pm | 25 comments | 7477 Views

AROUND TOWN

Family plans public memorial for MV man killed in accident

The death of a Mountain View man who was well known around town could have been easily prevented, according to relatives....

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2012
Last comment by Sam, on Sep 16, 2012 at 10:39 pm | 103 comments | 7465 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ex-symphony head charged with embezzlement

The former executive director of the Peninsula Symphony Association has been accused of embezzling hundreds of thousands...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Mar 13, 2014 at 1:39 pm | 6 comments | 7461 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Questions follow surprise resignation of Sofia University head

Students and faculty at Palo Alto's Sofia University are asking questions following the surprise resignation Saturday of...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2013
Last comment by Mimi Matossian, on Dec 22, 2013 at 12:29 pm | 3 comments | 7442 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Development plan threatens 'Birthplace of Silicon Valley'

Silicon semiconductor technology was first introduced to Silicon Valley in a building that now houses a grocery store. The...

Original post made on May. 26, 2012
Last comment by gc, on Jun 8, 2012 at 5:44 pm | 3 comments | 7441 Views

AROUND TOWN

Heartfelt send-off for retiring priest

At a potluck dinner with over 200 adoring parishioners, Father Bob Moran celebrated 50 years as an ordained Catholic priest...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2014
Last comment by Mary Munden, on Jun 21, 2014 at 7:41 am | 2 comments | 7435 Views

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Cycle track to replace expressway ramp

Despite outcry from neighbors over the possibility of increasing traffic jams on Moffett Boulevard, City Council members...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2013
Last comment by jon botelho, on Jul 3, 2013 at 12:04 pm | 64 comments | 7431 Views

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Milk Pail Market saved?

After rescinding a previous parking agreement to save Mountain View's Milk Pail Market in July, developer Merlone Geier has...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2014
Last comment by Dread Pirate Roberts, on Nov 23, 2014 at 8:07 am | 14 comments | 7428 Views

RESTAURANTS

Linda's Parisian Burger is Back

Heads up to long-time MVers who remember and new-time MVers who may have only heard or read about them - one of our city's...

Original post made by Nick on Jan. 12, 2009
Last comment by James, on Sep 15, 2010 at 1:02 pm | 4 comments | 7425 Views

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Landlords to pay more for displaced tenants

The City Council voted Tuesday to require landlords to compensate a larger number of tenants who are evicted during renovations...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2014
Last comment by Lisad, on Jun 23, 2014 at 4:52 pm | 13 comments | 7422 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV power outage affects thousands

Thousands of PG&E customers in Mountain View are without power this morning, a PG&E spokesman said. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2014
Last comment by SanJay, on Jun 17, 2014 at 3:27 pm | 8 comments | 7420 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Straight from the farm

All Christina Hildebrand wanted was a reliable source of raw milk for her daughter. Frustrated by the difficulty of finding...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2014
Last comment by Jaime Palumbo, on Oct 20, 2014 at 10:19 am | 31 comments | 7416 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council OKs 33 row homes for Colony Street

The neighborhood around the intersection of of Colony Street and Sierra Vista Avenue may have 33 new households soon, the...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2013
Last comment by Jerry, on Nov 28, 2013 at 12:31 am | 10 comments | 7412 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students turn into programmers for a week

The maniacal cackle of Red -- one of the most recognizable of the Angry Birds -- can be heard periodically springing from...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2013
Last comment by Jaime, on Dec 13, 2013 at 6:32 pm | 3 comments | 7410 Views
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