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School district's code of conduct rules questioned

A prominent First Amendment lawyer and journalist had some choice words concerning a number of the rules outlined in the...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2013
Last comment by Garrett, on Oct 29, 2013 at 1:05 pm | 16 comments | 9748 Views

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Students, staff show off new labs at Foothill College

Touring the newly opened Physical Sciences & Engineering Center at Foothill College, it's easy to forget you are on the grounds...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2013
Last comment by Anonymous, on Mar 21, 2013 at 9:18 pm | 3 comments | 9746 Views

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City Hall to switch off Google WiFi

Perhaps another sign that Google's free WiFi system in Mountain View is on its last legs, city officials are getting ready...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2013
Last comment by Trudy, on Mar 9, 2014 at 9:34 pm | 21 comments | 9733 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain hits car in Mountain View

A Caltrain hit a car at the railroad crossing at Rengstorff Avenue and Central Expressway around 5:30 p.m. this evening,...

Original post made on May. 3, 2013
Last comment by Wo\'O Ideafarm, on May 10, 2013 at 8:45 pm | 25 comments | 9495 Views

SPORTS

Clutter fuels two-alarm house fire

One person suffered minor injuries in a two-alarm fire in northeastern Mountain View reported at 9:25 a.m. this morning,...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2013
Last comment by Sean, on Jan 31, 2013 at 6:41 pm | 7 comments | 9486 Views

AROUND TOWN

Prometheus gets OK for apartments

The City Council on Tuesday approved a 184-unit luxury apartment project for one of the city's busiest intersections, despite...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2013
Last comment by Member, on Jan 22, 2014 at 1:47 pm | 56 comments | 9393 Views

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Ambitious Piazza's remodel keeps a focus on customers

Keep it local and listen to your customers. That's what John Piazza Sr. of Piazza's Fine Foods, which has a newly expanded...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2013
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Bullis, LASD battle 'escalating'

The ongoing battle between Bullis Charter School and the Los Altos School District appears to be escalating -- with officials...

Original post made on May. 6, 2013
Last comment by Agree with Missing the Point, on May 18, 2013 at 12:26 pm | 31 comments | 9313 Views

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Los Altos district asks voters for new $193 tax

Mountain View voters living within the Los Altos School District's boundaries are being asked to approve a new $193 annual...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2011
Last comment by Parent from the Side-lines, on May 23, 2011 at 1:28 pm | 228 comments | 9243 Views

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Council closing in on plan for Google, North Bayshore

Potentially adding space for over 17,500 new office workers, a plan is coming into focus for Google's neighborhood north...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2013
Last comment by Barbara, on Oct 22, 2013 at 3:08 pm | 26 comments | 9165 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Yahoo's Marissa Mayer buys funeral-home property

Palo Alto's oldest funeral home is closing its doors on Oct. 31, and the property's new owner is Yahoo Chief Executive Officer...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2013
Last comment by tommygee54, on Oct 29, 2013 at 9:28 pm | 8 comments | 8997 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Whisman area neighbors want local school

The stage is set for a battle between the Mountain View Whisman School District and a group of residents living in northeastern...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2014
Last comment by Daniel Tunkelang, on Feb 7, 2014 at 5:22 pm | 16 comments | 8909 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google housing axed in city's general plan

Council members were not moved Tuesday night by last-minute efforts by the Chamber of Commerce and the mayor to keep housing...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2012
Last comment by maguro_01, on Jan 18, 2014 at 7:56 pm | 9 comments | 8781 Views

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Council opts to lease site for hotel, office development

The City Council decided Tuesday that a new hotel and office space would be the best use of a forested piece of city-owned...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2013
Last comment by Downtown neighbor, on Nov 19, 2013 at 4:32 pm | 1 comment | 8745 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High praise for affordable housing complex

Being picked to live in one of 51 new subsidized apartments on Evelyn Avenue and Franklin Street in downtown Mountain View...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2013
Last comment by FormerResident, on Dec 5, 2013 at 8:29 pm | 35 comments | 8727 Views

OTHER ISSUES

'A hand up, not a hand-out'

It's hard living paycheck to paycheck. It's even harder if you happen to live in the heart of Silicon Valley, where, over...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2013
Last comment by James, on Dec 7, 2013 at 7:12 am | 15 comments | 8660 Views

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Fighting dog stabbed to death by neighbor

Animal Control officers are investigating whether a Mountain View resident was justified in stabbing a neighbor's Labrador...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2013
Last comment by no more, on Oct 17, 2013 at 7:23 am | 37 comments | 8591 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Help for picky eaters

Stephanie Lau-Chen's children are picky eaters. According to the Mountain View mother, there are only a handful of restaurants...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2013
Last comment by Victoria, on Oct 4, 2013 at 10:30 pm | 8 comments | 8502 Views

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Fury fuels Ideafarm's campaigns

Wo'O Ideafarm, 55, has been fixture on the streets of Mountain View for years. He is embraced by some and derided by others...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2010
Last comment by Wo\'O Ideafarm, on Nov 23, 2010 at 8:35 am | 122 comments | 8455 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bullis, LASD argue whether court has jurisdiction in latest motion

In the latest round of legal volleys between Bullis Charter School and the Los Altos School District, lawyers from each educational...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2012
Last comment by Public Schools, on Sep 14, 2012 at 12:30 am | 36 comments | 8365 Views
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