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OTHER ISSUES

Council members slam Civil Grand Jury reports

City Council members felt that three grand jury reports critical of the city's practices were not worthy of much discussion...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2011
Last comment by shaggnasty, on Sep 28, 2011 at 12:22 pm | 33 comments | 5571 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fire closes Burger King on El Camino

No one was hurt when the Burger King near Grant Road on El Camino Real caught fire Thursday, an official from the Mountain...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2013
Last comment by Hmmmmm, on Mar 19, 2014 at 2:25 am | 9 comments | 5570 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Khan Academy opens doors to world diplomats

It was one of the rare times when the Khan Academy was teaching a live, in-person class, rather than through a video feed....

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2015
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Apr 2, 2015 at 9:02 am | 2 comments | 5568 Views

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Former Assemblyman Ira Ruskin dies from brain tumor

Longtime former state Assemblyman Ira Ruskin, who represented Palo Alto for six years, died on July 3, according to his family....

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2014
Last comment by Stanley Kuperstein, on Sep 9, 2014 at 4:49 pm | 5 comments | 5568 Views

SPORTS

Parent asks board to remove MVHS coach

A Mountain View High School parent asked district board members this week to fire the school's varsity girls basketball coach...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2009
Last comment by 3rd Times Not a Charm, on May 2, 2011 at 4:02 pm | 28 comments | 5563 Views

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LinkedIn offers job-search help for the homeless

A group of 55 homeless people paid a visit to LinkedIn's Mountain View headquarters Friday where dozens of LinkedIn employees...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2014
There are no comments yet. 5563 Views

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Bird sculpture takes wing

The City Council approved a new art installation for Shoreline Park on Tuesday that had a few people, including some on the...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2008
Last comment by Anna, on Jan 24, 2008 at 10:25 am | 3 comments | 5557 Views

OTHER ISSUES

MV man accused of torture, sex abuse to stand trial

A Mountain View man who allegedly tortured and beat his girlfriend's teenage brother for months will stand trial on four...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2015
Last comment by Know it, on Feb 27, 2015 at 9:01 am | 7 comments | 5556 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Neighbors express fears over toxic plume

In a meeting with residents of Mountain View's Wagon Wheel neighborhood on Sunday, EPA officials addressed fears about the...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2013
Last comment by Old Ben, on Mar 12, 2013 at 12:12 am | 3 comments | 5548 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Jackhammer thrown in fight between roommates

Police arrested a Mountain View resident over the weekend after he allegedly got into fights with his female roommate, including...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2016
Last comment by I-Got-mine, on Aug 18, 2016 at 6:42 pm | 2 comments | 5547 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 | 5546 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Trustees delay vote on special education cuts

An agenda item to eliminate 11 full-time positions in the Mountain View Whisman School District's special education program...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2009
Last comment by concerned parent, on Jan 20, 2010 at 10:50 am | 16 comments | 5543 Views

SPORTS

City attorney announces retirement

The city announced today that Michael Martello, Mountain View's longest serving city attorney, is set to retire in December. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2009
Last comment by Alan R, on Oct 14, 2009 at 12:34 pm | 4 comments | 5543 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Parcel tax could boost South Bay wetland restoration

Wetland restoration and flood protection in the South Bay, including Mountain View, could get a big boost in funding this...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2016
Last comment by No new taxes, on Feb 25, 2016 at 6:57 pm | 15 comments | 5543 Views

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Google Fiber project seeks City Council's OK

Could Google finally bring its acclaimed super-speed internet service to its hometown? After years of discussion, the company...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2016
Last comment by AppleCider, on May 4, 2016 at 4:02 pm | 36 comments | 5542 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto Bowl, Midpeninsula's last alley, set to close

Palo Alto Bowl owner Rhythm Smith sat Monday facing a sea of empty lanes, wringing her hands -- her left, with its long,...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2011
Last comment by tommygee54, on Aug 29, 2011 at 6:14 pm | 13 comments | 5540 Views

BOOKS

Study: the downside of too much homework

A survey of more than 4,000 students from ten high-performing high schools showed that excessive homework produces unhealthy...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2015
There are no comments yet. 5540 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Manager of Senior Complex forget Seniors have rights

Having recently moved into an apartment house for persons at least 62 of age or disabled We are having to do quite a bit...

Original post made by Pdudley on Jun. 6, 2007
Last comment by Daniel DeBolt, on Jun 13, 2007 at 2:09 pm | 2 comments | 5538 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 | 5538 Views

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Farm owners threaten lawsuit

In the days leading up to next week's City Council meeting, the battle over the Grant Road farm has taken on the ugly traits...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2007
Last comment by hunjnjkn, on Jun 7, 2007 at 7:25 pm | 3 comments | 5537 Views
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