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AROUND TOWN

Roundtable group takes on school shooting fears

It hasn't happened here, but community members met last week to discuss the possibility of a school shooting in Mountain...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2013
Last comment by The only thing we need to fear is fear itself, on Jun 13, 2013 at 4:20 pm | 16 comments | 4407 Views

RESTAURANTS

No ice for this ice cream

Yet another ice cream shop in Palo Alto? It's a crowded field, but it would be wrong to dismiss Scoop Microcreamery, a small-batch,...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2013
Last comment by reader, on Nov 7, 2013 at 7:27 pm | 1 comment | 4402 Views

AROUND TOWN

Farm owners threaten lawsuit

In the days leading up to next week's City Council meeting, the battle over the Grant Road farm has taken on the ugly traits...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2007
Last comment by hunjnjkn, on Jun 7, 2007 at 7:25 pm | 3 comments | 4399 Views

ELECTIONS

City Council candidates in dead heat to the finish

While a winner was called in the presidential election Tuesday night just before 10 p.m., City Council candidates were still...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by Old Ben, on Nov 12, 2012 at 11:56 am | 29 comments | 4399 Views

SPORTS

A place to catch some air

After five years of delay, the city is quickly rolling towards putting in a bike park at Shoreline that could become a destination...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2007
Last comment by JohnG, on Dec 30, 2007 at 8:18 pm | 4 comments | 4395 Views

AROUND TOWN

Immigrant students get crash course in DREAM Act

Although Gov. Jerry Brown signed California's DREAM Act into law two years ago this month, it isn't always clear to eligible...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2013
There are no comments yet. 4389 Views

AROUND TOWN

Who planned this (bars and ice cream shops)

Have you ever strolled down Castro St. in the evening? Right next to the ice cream (gelato) shop, what do you find? Two...

Original post made by Bernie Brightman on Jun. 25, 2007
Last comment by Carly, on Jan 22, 2009 at 4:50 pm | 12 comments | 4386 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Plutocracy and the Santa Clara Board of Education

On November 26, the Santa Clara County Board of Education allowed the Bullis Charter School (BCS) to amend its enrollment...

Original post made by Serge Bonte on Dec. 7, 2007
Last comment by Parent, on Jan 9, 2008 at 8:45 am | 6 comments | 4386 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Forbes calls Mountain View best town in the Bay Area for living well

Of all the cities and towns in the U.S. with populations under 100,000, Mountain View has been ranked by Forbes magazine...

Original post made on May. 18, 2009
Last comment by Mr. Big, on May 27, 2009 at 8:40 pm | 46 comments | 4383 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council agrees, employees are overpaid

A recent Civil Grand Jury report that slams local cities for overcompensating their employees was largely met with agreement...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2010
Last comment by "Just Think About It", on Aug 14, 2010 at 8:28 pm | 41 comments | 4380 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google makes more WiFi promises

As Google announces that it will be providing free WiFi internet access in San Francisco's parks, Google's Mountain View...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2013
Last comment by GGrouse, on Sep 25, 2013 at 2:45 pm | 26 comments | 4379 Views

OTHER ISSUES

The end of the drive-thru on El Camino?

Citing human health, climate change and neighbor concerns, the City council took aim at the uniquely American creation known...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2012
Last comment by good neighbor, on Feb 22, 2012 at 4:15 pm | 21 comments | 4368 Views

RESTAURANTS

McDonald's charging too much?

At the McDonald's yesterday morning (El Camino & El Monte Rd) I ordered a #7 which, on the menu, was listed at "$4.19 plus...

Original post made by chuck mckellar on Jul. 14, 2009
Last comment by sean, on Dec 2, 2009 at 10:30 am | 8 comments | 4364 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

CSMA's Kids Art on Main Street Exhibition Showcases 30 Young Artists

From July 3-31, 2007, visitors to the Main Street Café and Books in Los Altos will enjoy seeing children’s art from the Community...

Original post made by csma on Jun. 26, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4359 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers concerned over pushing kids onto math fast-track

Math teachers at Crittenden and Graham middle schools are worried that students may be pushed into taking on too much, too...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2014
Last comment by Patty Jane, on Jan 1, 2014 at 9:43 am | 2 comments | 4356 Views

AROUND TOWN

Army evicts dozens from Shenandoah

The Army has posted 60-day eviction notices on the doors of 25 to 40 homes at Shenandoah military housing, forcing retired...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2008
Last comment by Member, on Oct 5, 2008 at 5:31 pm | 3 comments | 4354 Views

SPORTS

Los Altos High honors former coach

For years, Leo Long was a hugely popular and successful track coach at Los Altos High School. So much so, in fact, that the...

Original post made on May. 9, 2008
Last comment by Brian K. Long, on May 9, 2008 at 2:21 pm | 4 comments | 4347 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Trustees delay vote on special education cuts

An agenda item to eliminate 11 full-time positions in the Mountain View Whisman School District's special education program...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2009
Last comment by concerned parent, on Jan 20, 2010 at 10:50 am | 16 comments | 4345 Views

ELECTIONS

Voter information forums coming up

Civic groups will be hosting a variety of voter-education forums in the coming weeks, providing the electorate with opportunities...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2012
Last comment by Bill James, on Oct 3, 2012 at 11:26 am | 2 comments | 4341 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Strategies for cooking the perfect Thanksgiving turkey

The search for the perfectly cooked turkey — moist and flavorful with a golden, crusty skin — is intrinsic to the...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2013
Last comment by Janice, on Nov 25, 2013 at 2:02 pm | 1 comment | 4334 Views
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Opening alert: Zola, in downtown Palo Alto
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Middle Class Scholarship for incomes up to $150,000!
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Men Are Good For Three Things
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Cellphone Charging Challenges
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