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AROUND TOWN

'Lame duck' council set to vote on North Bayshore -- with no housing

Despite calls from residents that action be delayed to allow new council members to take their posts in January, the "lame...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2014
Last comment by A Senior Veteran, on Nov 29, 2014 at 9:23 am | 20 comments | 4645 Views

AROUND TOWN

Holiday helpers take the stress out of entertaining

Chestnuts roasting, sleigh bells ringing, halls decked, etc. Boasting delicious foods, festive music, reunions of families...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2014
Last comment by Jes' Sayin', on Nov 28, 2014 at 11:35 pm | 1 comment | 1876 Views

OTHER ISSUES

What are we doing to ourselves?

So we're going ahead to pack everybody in the whole world possible into Mountain View because it's such a nice place to live,...

Original post made by Linda Curtis on Nov. 19, 2014
Last comment by Neighbors Helping Neighbors, on Nov 28, 2014 at 8:16 am | 7 comments | 436 Views

ELECTIONS

Newcomer joins school board after tight race

With all the provisional ballots counted, school board candidate Greg Coladonato can finally claim victory over incumbent...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2014
Last comment by Rajan, on Nov 28, 2014 at 1:54 am | 5 comments | 2554 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vigil downtown for Michael Brown

A handful of Mountain View residents gathered on the corner of Castro Street and El Camino Real for a candlelight vigil for...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2014
Last comment by Konrad M. SSosnow, on Nov 27, 2014 at 3:08 pm | 7 comments | 680 Views

AROUND TOWN

Air Quality District issues wood-burning ban

Persistent stagnant weather is forcing the Bay Area Air Quality Management District to issue a ban on wood burning for the...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2014
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Nov 26, 2014 at 6:44 pm | 9 comments | 2172 Views

AROUND TOWN

Holiday Train coming to MV

Caltrain's annual holiday train will be pulling into Mountain View on Saturday, Dec. 6. Festivities at the station include...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2014
Last comment by Kathy Hall, on Nov 25, 2014 at 6:12 pm | 10 comments | 2834 Views

AROUND TOWN

Spare the Air day declared for Tuesday

Bay Area residents will be banned from burning firewood and other solid fuels during the Bay Area Air Quality Management...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2014
Last comment by Martin Omander, on Nov 25, 2014 at 2:44 pm | 3 comments | 1931 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 5295 Views

ELECTIONS

Council approves major plan for El Camino Real

After several years of discussion, the City Council finally approved a plan for the El Camino Real of the future on Monday...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2014
Last comment by Bus-Only Lanes Coming, on Nov 23, 2014 at 6:15 am | 1 comment | 471 Views

AROUND TOWN

Public's help sought to ID burglars caught on video

Burglars of a Palo Alto home Tuesday were recorded by a surveillance camera, and police have posted the video on [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0onDD6e0N5A&feature=youtu.be...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2014
Last comment by Will bliss , on Nov 23, 2014 at 1:54 am | 3 comments | 3676 Views

BOOKS

MV activists celebrate Obama's immigration reforms

Residents gathered in Mountain View' Civic Center plaza Friday afternoon to celebrate President Barack Obama's executive...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2014
Last comment by , on Nov 21, 2014 at 9:22 pm | 1 comment | 2689 Views

AROUND TOWN

Youth find CHAC services invaluable

Things are moving fast for Mountain View's nonprofit Community Health Awareness Council. The organization has a new building,...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2014
Last comment by Mauricio Zuniga, on Nov 21, 2014 at 7:56 pm | 2 comments | 2246 Views

AROUND TOWN

School board okays Castro school split

The Mountain View Whisman School Board unanimously approved a plan last night that would turn Castro Elementary into two...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2014
Last comment by no transparency!, on Nov 21, 2014 at 6:52 pm | 4 comments | 3088 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council approves major plan for El Camino Real

After several years of discussion, the City Council finally approved a plan for the El Camino Real of the future on Monday...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2014
Last comment by DC, on Nov 21, 2014 at 6:33 pm | 17 comments | 3537 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Superintendent resigns, MV Whisman board cites need for new leadership

Citing a need for new leadership for the Mountain View Whisman School District, Superintendent Craig Goldman will step down...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2014
Last comment by Paula Chaffee, on Nov 21, 2014 at 6:02 pm | 17 comments | 6492 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council sacks increase in paper bag fee

After learning how many residents are now toting reusable shopping bags, City Council members voted on Tuesday to cancel...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2014
Last comment by Village Observer, on Nov 21, 2014 at 5:35 pm | 36 comments | 3021 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Second Harvest accepting donated turkeys

Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San Mateo County is collecting turkeys to donate to local pantries, soup kitchens...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2014
Last comment by JJ, on Nov 21, 2014 at 11:01 am | 2 comments | 1961 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council should delay North Bayshore action

There seems to be a disagreement stemming from the results of the Nov. 4. City Council election. Was the election of three...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2014
Last comment by Robert Cox , on Nov 21, 2014 at 10:43 am | 2 comments | 452 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tempting kids with tastier hot lunches

Kids may be on the fast track for gourmet meals at school -- or, at least, better meals. Following a report that student...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2014
Last comment by Karen, on Nov 20, 2014 at 2:57 pm | 7 comments | 3388 Views
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