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BOOKS

Lice are not nice — just ask Natalie

In between homework and soccer practice, Los Altos sixth grader Natalie Lillie has a busy month of book signings, presentations...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2009
Last comment by Jeanette, on Nov 24, 2009 at 5:24 pm | 1 comment | 5795 Views

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Council OKs 33 new row houses

Mountain View City Council members agreed Tuesday night to allow a new 33-unit row house development, increasing the housing...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2016
Last comment by Lol, on Apr 19, 2016 at 5:11 pm | 31 comments | 5792 Views

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City of Google

Google's presence in Mountain View is already unparalleled, with a reported two million square feet of office space in the...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2007
Last comment by steve, on Jul 27, 2007 at 3:29 pm | 8 comments | 5790 Views

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Peter deCourcy Hero, who transformed Silicon Valley philanthropy, has died

The man who was instrumental in helping tech tycoons channel their millions to charitable giving, Peter deCourcy Hero, has...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2016
Last comment by Catherine Brown, on Aug 23, 2016 at 4:42 pm | 3 comments | 5786 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Chloramine fight hits snag with EPA

As promised, local activists determined to eliminate chloramine from the tap water were granted a meeting with federal Environmental...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2007
Last comment by adrienne, on Jan 25, 2009 at 3:46 pm | 7 comments | 5785 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Tiffany necklace, iPads reported stolen from Jobs' Palo Alto home

The home of the late Steve Jobs, Apple's iconic co-founder, became one of Palo Alto's latest burglary targets last month...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2012
Last comment by Nerdist, on Aug 14, 2012 at 11:41 pm | 1 comment | 5781 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A billion-dollar year for Silicon Valley foundation

A contribution worth $500 million from Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg helped propel the Silicon Valley Community...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2013
Last comment by Doug Pearson, on Oct 4, 2013 at 12:13 am | 2 comments | 5779 Views

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Shoreline: Drug use at weekend festival worries safety officials

Safety officials are urging attendees at the Beyond Wonderland two-day electronic dance music festival at Mountain View's...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2013
Last comment by No More Noise, on Oct 3, 2013 at 11:10 pm | 51 comments | 5779 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Court sides with Bullis

Bullis Charter School does not have to change its enrollment policies, and can continue to grant attendance preference to...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2008
Last comment by New BCS Parent, on Apr 29, 2008 at 12:25 pm | 22 comments | 5776 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Four more arrests in house party arson case

Mountain View police announced Thursday morning that four more people have been arrested in connection with the illicit parties...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2014
Last comment by Not excited about rape, on Apr 11, 2014 at 7:49 am | 8 comments | 5775 Views

ELECTIONS

Much-criticized mediation program wins council approval

In a 4-3 vote, the Mountain View City Council gave the final nod to an ordinance creating a mandatory-mediation program to...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2016
Last comment by Maher, on May 10, 2016 at 3:34 pm | 56 comments | 5774 Views

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Public gets to weigh in on Google's self-driving cars

As a new fleet of self-driving cars begins zipping around the streets of Mountain View, the team at Google is trying to gauge...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2015
Last comment by CoolKatie, on Jun 17, 2015 at 9:56 pm | 49 comments | 5773 Views

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City survey seeks opinions on vehicle-dwellers

Crisanto Avenue near Rengstorff Park has been overwhelmed with people living in RVs and other vehicles, as have other parts...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2016
Last comment by Polomom, on Sep 21, 2016 at 5:35 pm | 32 comments | 5771 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Menorah vandalized -- again

For the second year in a row, the eight-foot menorah placed in front of City Hall for the holidays has been vandalized. This...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2007
Last comment by Leland L. Medearis, on Feb 22, 2008 at 10:03 pm | 3 comments | 5770 Views

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A transformed El Camino Real in the works

In a study session Tuesday, City Council members made some preliminary — but very significant — moves in planning the...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2014
Last comment by Linda Curtis, on Feb 20, 2014 at 1:04 pm | 2 comments | 5768 Views

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Off the hook: Police halt automatic towing for unlicensed drivers

As it reviews case law on the matter, the Mountain View Police Department has implemented a moratorium on the automatic towing...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2011
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Feb 24, 2011 at 1:46 pm | 11 comments | 5763 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council seeks to develop downtown parking lots

In the City Council's first substantial public discussion since three new members took office Jan. 6, members said they wanted...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2015
Last comment by Reality Check, on Jan 31, 2015 at 11:49 pm | 24 comments | 5761 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Majority of board wants to reopen Slater School

On no uncertain terms, four of the five Mountain View Whisman School District's board members agreed Thursday night that...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2015
Last comment by Just wondering, on Dec 6, 2015 at 4:10 pm | 30 comments | 5756 Views

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City Council to vote on minimum wage raise

With no organized opposition in sight, Mountain View City Council members could adopt a minimum wage ordinance on Oct. 9....

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2014
Last comment by Small Business Owner, on Oct 7, 2014 at 8:30 am | 7 comments | 5756 Views

RESTAURANTS

Shalala hits all the right notes

Umami. It is the fifth taste, most easily translated from Japanese as savoriness, which, in addition to sweet, salty, sour,...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2011
Last comment by BD, on Mar 22, 2011 at 9:17 am | 7 comments | 5755 Views
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“Housewife” a Journey of Transgender Marriage
By Chandrama Anderson | 1 comment | 4,920 views

Tava Kitchen shutters in Palo Alto
By Elena Kadvany | 11 comments | 2,523 views