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AROUND TOWN

Clearing up the hazy rules surrounding drones

About 1,000 people with an interest in unmanned aircraft are flocking to the NASA Ames Research Center this week with the...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2015
Last comment by Secured Perimiter, 1 hour ago | 27 comments | 2470 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: A strange definition of transparency

Why is public information about applicants for an open seat on the school board being suppressed by the board president of...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2015
Last comment by Common sense, 1 hour ago | 12 comments | 1003 Views

ELECTIONS

Competition heats up for open school board seat

The deadline to apply for the vacant school board seat on the Mountain View Whisman board of trustees is fast-approaching,...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2015
Last comment by Gary, 1 hour ago | 30 comments | 3262 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Two trains strike unoccupied car in Sunnyvale

An unoccupied vehicle on the tracks was struck by two different Caltrains this evening in Sunnyvale, according to Caltrain...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2015
Last comment by why, 2 hours ago | 6 comments | 739 Views

AROUND TOWN

City approves $2.3 million for solar arrays

Shining a light on Mountain View's commitment to green power, the city will soon install three new swaths of solar panels...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2015
Last comment by Bruce Karney, 3 hours ago | 1 comment | 1104 Views

OTHER ISSUES

The original Big Mac

In the 1940s and '50s, Johnny Mac's, an "American Graffiti"-style drive-in on El Camino Real, was the place to be for Mountain...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2008
Last comment by don dina, 15 hours ago | 14 comments | 6595 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Two-alarm fire prompts apartment evacuation

A two-alarm fire broke out in the Park Vista apartment complex on Escuela Avenue Thursday night, displacing hundreds of residents...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2015
Last comment by Susan, 18 hours ago | 2 comments | 2405 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Awalt High School /40 year reunion/Class of 1975

Please go to Eventbrite.com, for info, registration and purchase tickets for the August 15th event to be held at Michael's...

Original post made by Spartan Reunion on Aug. 3, 2015
There are no comments yet. 29 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Nine arrested at Phish concert

Mountain View police arrested nine people for drug-related offenses late last month after they were allegedly caught selling...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2015
Last comment by Nick, 21 hours ago | 1 comment | 1018 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Local political consultant joins El Camino Hospital board

After rapid-fire interviews and a handful of questions, the El Camino Healthcare District board chose a Stanford lecturer,...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2015
Last comment by concerned donor, 21 hours ago | 5 comments | 2580 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local coach to compete in world championship

A local track and field coach who taught at both Stanford and Los Altos High School is headed to France this week to compete...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2015
Last comment by George, 22 hours ago | 1 comment | 1096 Views

AROUND TOWN

What was Mountain View like in the '70s

I am new to the area and am curious what life was like in Mountain View in the 1970s, 1980s and even earlier. I would love...

Original post made by Newbie on Apr. 13, 2008
Last comment by Ron H., on Aug 3, 2015 at 12:09 pm | 177 comments | 49755 Views

AROUND TOWN

It's no fish story: Seascape set to close

A niche shop known for its exotic fish, reptiles and brightly-colored coral will be shutting its doors later this month,...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2015
Last comment by screwed, on Aug 3, 2015 at 11:32 am | 28 comments | 5379 Views

AROUND TOWN

Income inequality in Bay Area exceeds national levels

A Silicon Valley economic research institute said today that income inequality in the Bay Area is now more severe than in...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2015
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Aug 3, 2015 at 10:20 am | 14 comments | 1640 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher shortage triggers trouble for special ed program

Many school districts are scrambling to hire new teachers for the coming school year amid a worsening teacher shortage in...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2015
Last comment by KW, on Aug 1, 2015 at 8:45 pm | 4 comments | 2055 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: Getting people where they need to go

One of the reasons that commuter traffic in Mountain View is such a mess is that public transit doesn't get people where...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2015
Last comment by Wayne Amacher, on Aug 1, 2015 at 12:05 pm | 67 comments | 3056 Views

RESTAURANTS

The Best of Mountain View 2015

What is it that makes Mountain View so special, that sets it apart from Anytown, USA? Our readers know that, in addition...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2015
Last comment by Common sense, on Aug 1, 2015 at 11:06 am | 3 comments | 4367 Views

ELECTIONS

A strange definition of 'transparency'

Any political candidate will let you know that one of the most important factors in deciding whether to run for office is...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2015
Last comment by Common sense, on Aug 1, 2015 at 10:38 am | 2 comments | 221 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Much more than a soup kitchen

Every Saturday, hundreds of men and women -- many of them homeless -- line up outside the church at the corner of Hope and...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2015
Last comment by Dolly Love, on Jul 31, 2015 at 9:58 pm | 1 comment | 2735 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Two more join quest for vacant school board seat

Two more applicants have come forward seeking the vacant seat on the Mountain View Whisman school board, with two different...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2015
Last comment by Close but..., on Jul 31, 2015 at 9:58 pm | 1 comment | 2282 Views
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Trust But Verify
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