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Gov. Brown declares drought emergency

In declaring a drought emergency today, Gov. Jerry Brown ordered state officials to take all necessary actions to prepare...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2014
Last comment by psr, on Jan 19, 2014 at 12:04 am | 4 comments | 4479 Views


Incumbent Mah wins Board of Education seat

By an overwhelming margin, Palo Alto resident Grace Mah won the Santa Clara County Board of Education race. Read the full...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2008
Last comment by P.A. consitituent, on Dec 12, 2008 at 8:12 pm | 11 comments | 4477 Views


Outrage at Almond

Parents are angry that popular interim Principal Joe McCreary was not given a permanent position at Almond Elementary School,...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2008
Last comment by Erica, on Apr 23, 2013 at 4:56 pm | 3 comments | 4471 Views


Saying goodbye to Teacher Tim

Whether it's building ramps for toy cars, making paper airplanes or dressing up as a clown, "Teacher Tim" has been the creative...

Original post made on May. 6, 2014
Last comment by Valedictorian, on May 6, 2014 at 1:43 pm | 1 comment | 4467 Views


County needs programs for domestic violence victims and abusers, group says

Eleven people died due to domestic violence in Santa Clara County in 2013, up from nine the year before, and the county should...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2014
Last comment by MVcitizen, on Feb 13, 2014 at 2:50 pm | 1 comment | 4464 Views


MV police to wear body cameras

Body cameras for on-duty police officers took the center stage in a national discussion on police accountability this week,...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Dec 5, 2014 at 4:33 pm | 13 comments | 4462 Views


NASA accused of favoritism at Moffett

Four years after the surprise news that Google executives were allowed to base their private planes at Moffett Federal Airfield,...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2011
Last comment by H Stewart, on Feb 5, 2011 at 9:15 am | 20 comments | 4457 Views


A smaller carbon footprint? There's an app for that

It might be hard to wrap your head around, but a Bay Area company is aiming to turn your home into a "virtual powerplant"...

Original post made on May. 23, 2014
Last comment by Martin Omander, on May 23, 2014 at 5:02 pm | 2 comments | 4457 Views


City delays decision on WhatsApp building

On June 25, Zoning Administrator Gerry Beaudin delayed approval of an office developer's controversial request to allow Facebook-owned...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2014
Last comment by Wanting a Better City, on Jul 5, 2014 at 11:39 pm | 1 comment | 4456 Views


Convenience store robbed at gunpoint

A convenience store on Old Middlefield Road was robbed at gunpoint Wednesday night, according to police. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2014
Last comment by resident, on Jan 29, 2014 at 2:03 pm | 3 comments | 4454 Views


Congressmen accuse NASA Ames of giving secret technology to China

The director of Mountain View's NASA Ames Research Center is embroiled in what is either a scandal or a witch-hunt over accusations...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2013
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Feb 15, 2013 at 6:51 pm | 5 comments | 4452 Views


Man beaten unconscious in downtown mugging

A man was beaten unconscious and robbed of his wallet while another suffered injuries after being attacked in a downtown...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2009
Last comment by Hydroponics, on Nov 7, 2009 at 6:24 pm | 62 comments | 4448 Views


Clinic caters to younger set

They aren't children, they aren't adults — they're adolescents. Read the full story here

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2007
Last comment by Sophia Yen, on Sep 1, 2007 at 1:43 am | 1 comment | 4446 Views


Water district candidate challenges "unfair" tax

Gary Kremen isn't pulling any punches. The founder of kicked off his race for a seat on the county water district...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by Carlos Britto, on Aug 23, 2014 at 9:21 pm | 5 comments | 4440 Views


AT&T pushes for lots of small 4G antennas

To feed the city's data hungry smart-phone users, the case was presented to the City Council Tuesday for installing a network...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2011
Last comment by maguro_01, on Jul 15, 2011 at 2:25 am | 13 comments | 4439 Views


Tom Means named new mayor

The City Council chambers were packed Tuesday night for the swearing in of Tom Means as mayor and Margaret Abe-Koga as vice...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2008
Last comment by Balance, on Jun 12, 2008 at 6:32 pm | 3 comments | 4434 Views


For the love of sandwiches

In the noontime line at Ike's Place at Stanford University, a line that curves around the spacious, light-filled Forbes Family...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2010
Last comment by Big Fan, on Dec 10, 2010 at 3:08 pm | 2 comments | 4431 Views


Four more arrested in connection to arson fire

The Mountain View Police Department arrested four more juveniles in its ongoing investigation of the drug- and alcohol-fueled...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2014
Last comment by Their Neighbour, on May 2, 2014 at 12:19 pm | 10 comments | 4431 Views


In some precincts, it's mail vote only

Reacting to the trend of more and more people voting by mail, the county registrar is closing six Mountain View polling places...

Original post made on May. 25, 2008
Last comment by Election Day mourner, on Jun 2, 2008 at 11:12 am | 2 comments | 4429 Views


The Grinch who stole the Christmas flamingo

The morning after Christmas, a thief stole more than just a Christmas-themed flamingo from a home on Wright Avenue -- he...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2010
Last comment by Andrei, on Jan 3, 2011 at 11:11 pm | 6 comments | 4429 Views
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