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Castro Street Research

Dear Town Square Readers, I am conducting research for a doctoral dissertation on the topic of urban street design and...

Original post made by Joe Kott on Nov. 9, 2007
Last comment by Joe Kott, on Nov 9, 2007 at 2:23 pm | 3 comments | 3375 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Google manager joins school board

With the local elementary school district facing steep budget cuts, last week its board of trustees appointed a local parent...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2008
Last comment by W.C.S, on Feb 24, 2008 at 10:34 am | 3 comments | 3374 Views

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EPA finds high levels of toxic vapors in NASA building

A building occupied by facilities workers at NASA Ames Research Center has 10 times the limit of toxic vapors coming from...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2012
Last comment by rem, on Jun 1, 2012 at 2:13 pm | 1 comment | 3373 Views

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Council race: Ellen Kamei has 'deep roots' in city

Environmental planning commissioner and third-generation Mountain View resident Ellen Kamei has kicked off her campaign for...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by SOS, on Aug 2, 2014 at 8:01 am | 4 comments | 3371 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MVHS grads focus on future jobs

As Mountain View High School's class of 2012 marched over the synthetic turf of Carl Anderson Field in their black caps and...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2012
Last comment by James, on Jun 8, 2012 at 3:38 pm | 1 comment | 3369 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dish parking plan irks residents

With plans afoot to expand the trail network near the Stanford Dish, dozens of residents who frequent the scenic hiking hub...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2013
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Nov 6, 2013 at 9:43 pm | 5 comments | 3368 Views

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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 | 3367 Views

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Steve Attinger pioneers new role as environmental coordinator

Earlier this month, Mountain View resident Steve Attinger began his new job working for the city of Mountain View. In fact,...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2008
Last comment by Mike Kahn, on Apr 14, 2008 at 11:50 pm | 1 comment | 3365 Views

ELECTIONS

Three challengers confirm candidacy in council race

There are six confirmed candidates in this year's City Council election, two of whom work for Google. Read the full story...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2010
Last comment by Ming, on Sep 24, 2010 at 11:13 pm | 11 comments | 3362 Views

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Water district candidate challenges "unfair" tax

Gary Kremen isn't pulling any punches. The founder of Match.com 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 | 3361 Views

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Builders bowing out

Market conditions and tight money are causing some builders to shut down large housing projects here, despite relatively...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2008
Last comment by Ago, on Apr 28, 2008 at 1:15 am | 5 comments | 3359 Views

SPORTS

A trial run

On a cool, windy Sunday in New York City, Mountain View resident Kelley Blalock ran for four hours, 32 minutes and 10 seconds,...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2010
Last comment by Jupiterk, on Nov 18, 2010 at 5:10 pm | 3 comments | 3358 Views

SPORTS

New exercise system 'hacks the brain'

Peter Wasowski wishes he was a kid again, but not for the reasons you might think. He doesn't yearn for the freedom of summer...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2012
Last comment by Member, on Mar 1, 2012 at 2:48 pm | 1 comment | 3356 Views

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CVS employee helps nab suspected 'stinky thief'

A brash shoplifting incident and a determined CVS employee led to the arrest of a bank robbery suspect last week. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2014
Last comment by CVS customer, on Jul 15, 2014 at 3:13 pm | 5 comments | 3355 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Google gives $1 million to local schools

This morning Google announced it is giving $1 million to local elementary and middle schools with a grant aimed at helping...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2011
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Apr 10, 2011 at 3:11 pm | 33 comments | 3354 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SEMINARIO GRATUITO DE EDUCACIÓN Y INFORMACIÓN DE PANDILLAS

MOUNTAIN VIEW - LOS ALTOS - LOS ALTOS HILLS EL CHALLENGE TEAM PRESENTA SEMINARIO GRATUITO DE EDUCACIÓN Y INFORMACIÓN DE...

Original post made by Alicia Crank on Apr. 29, 2008
There are no comments yet. 3353 Views

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City wrestles with high speed rail plan

This November's statewide vote for a high speed rail line could mean a whole new way to get to Southern California -- but...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2008
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 19, 2009 at 1:57 pm | 19 comments | 3353 Views

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Google buys Pear Avenue Theatre

In what may be a competition with Microsoft over real estate in the North Bayshore area, Google recently purchased the building...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2008
Last comment by Darin, on Apr 6, 2008 at 12:50 pm | 1 comment | 3351 Views

OTHER ISSUES

SPECIAL REPORT: A talk with a gang member

The <i>Voice</i> received an unexpected visit recently from a Mountain View Norteno who says he is trying to clean up his...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2008
Last comment by Nightmare, on May 15, 2008 at 9:36 pm | 8 comments | 3350 Views

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Police arrest six after gang fight

Police say six Norteno gang members are in custody after a street fight in which a rival gang member was grazed with a knife...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2008
Last comment by yo, on Jan 8, 2011 at 1:45 pm | 23 comments | 3350 Views
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