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OTHER ISSUES

State study finds texting while driving is on the rise

In a worrying trend, more California drivers are using their cell phones while driving this year than last, according to...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2015
Last comment by True, on Jul 17, 2015 at 2:38 pm | 5 comments | 1734 Views

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Computers stolen from Khan Academy

Khan Academy employees arrived to work in Mountain View on Monday morning to find that the free online academy was the victim...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2014
Last comment by Lili, on Jul 17, 2015 at 10:35 am | 13 comments | 17353 Views

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Bicyclist dies following San Antonio car crash

The 63-year-old Palo Alto man who suffered critical injuries late last week after he was struck by a vehicle in Mountain...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2015
Last comment by NW Resident, on Jul 17, 2015 at 10:27 am | 3 comments | 3800 Views

RESTAURANTS

Sing for your supper

Restaurant row is now more ubiquitous to the Bay Area than auto row, and few are more prominent than Castro Street in Mountain...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2015
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Jul 17, 2015 at 10:07 am | 1 comment | 1083 Views

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Editorial: A positive step toward transparency

Members of the Mountain View Whisman school district board did the right thing last week in scheduling a public discussion...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2015
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Jul 17, 2015 at 1:57 am | 24 comments | 2388 Views

RESTAURANTS

Downtown MV restaurant news: Mervyn's, Gochi

1. Mervyn's restaurant has reopened at 236 Castro. This is a historic development with modern spin. Longtime downtown...

Original post made by Max Hauser on Jul. 15, 2015
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Jul 16, 2015 at 2:32 pm | 1 comment | 1624 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Man arrested in Vallejo kidnapping suspected in Palo Alto case

Matthew Daniel Muller, the man who was recently arrested in the bizarre kidnapping of a Vallejo woman, is a suspect in a...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2015
Last comment by Patience, on Jul 16, 2015 at 1:23 pm | 6 comments | 2814 Views

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Pluto is ready for its close-up

A watch party at NASA Ames gathered Tuesday to see images of Pluto that were 10 years in the making. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2015
Last comment by Scientist, on Jul 16, 2015 at 10:50 am | 1 comment | 2997 Views

OTHER ISSUES

1,000 new homes get nod from council

Sometimes it's an honor just to get nominated. Case in point: Last week, the Mountain View City Council gave the nod to three...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2015
Last comment by Concrete Jungle and Parks, on Jul 16, 2015 at 10:17 am | 28 comments | 5606 Views

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As NASA probe nears Pluto, Ames hosts live screening

The world will get an unprecedented view of Pluto on Tuesday when a NASA spacecraft launched nine years ago nears the icy...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2015
Last comment by PlutoFan, on Jul 15, 2015 at 10:22 pm | 5 comments | 2828 Views

ELECTIONS

El Camino Hospital has a very good year

El Camino Hospital raked in more money than anticipated this fiscal year, ending with $65 million in extra cash -- and hospital...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2015
Last comment by robyn, on Jul 15, 2015 at 6:04 am | 5 comments | 4015 Views

OTHER ISSUES

MV to study South Bay clean-energy alternative

In a bid to cut energy costs as well as greenhouse gases, Mountain View officials are powering forward with a small band...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2015
Last comment by Len Abrams, on Jul 14, 2015 at 4:51 pm | 4 comments | 3338 Views

ELECTIONS

NASA expo to explore drone potential

Look into the skies these days and you might just see a drone buzzing through the air. But while these small unmanned fliers...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2015
Last comment by Jeff, on Jul 14, 2015 at 3:06 pm | 4 comments | 2463 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Should we try a new approach to housing affordability?

Mountain View and neighboring cities are having a housing crisis. People are being forced out of the area because they can...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2015
Last comment by DoNoHarm, on Jul 14, 2015 at 9:34 am | 2 comments | 1067 Views

RESTAURANTS

A bittersweet union

Affogatos prove that opposites do, indeed, attract. They bring together hot and cold, sweet and bitter in holy, delicious...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2015
Last comment by K, on Jul 13, 2015 at 11:56 pm | 1 comment | 2848 Views

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Old bombs unearthed in Mountain View

It might seem more like a problem for the shores of Normandy or Iwo Jima, but local police officials say World War II-era...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2015
Last comment by John Kostka, on Jul 13, 2015 at 8:05 pm | 4 comments | 5553 Views

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West Nile mosquitoes found in Mountain View

Santa Clara County officials announced Wednesday that mosquitoes carrying West Nile virus were found in Mountain View and...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2015
Last comment by Paul, on Jul 13, 2015 at 12:22 am | 11 comments | 3852 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Los Altos board asks MV to fund park purchase

The Los Altos School District is looking to partner with the city of Mountain View to build a new school in the San Antonio...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2015
Last comment by Tom, on Jul 12, 2015 at 9:18 pm | 132 comments | 7310 Views

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Made with passion and care

Success is often found when talent is backed by passion, and when it comes to the artwork Bruce Pizzichillo and his wife,...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2015
Last comment by Jeff, on Jul 12, 2015 at 1:22 pm | 1 comment | 2312 Views

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A friend in deed

Public accolades and private turmoil have marked the past 18 months for community activist Elena Pacheco. The tireless volunteer...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2015
Last comment by Neighbors Helping Neighbors, on Jul 12, 2015 at 12:10 pm | 5 comments | 5098 Views
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PokéWorks opens in Mountain View
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