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AROUND TOWN

Band Practice early in the morning

At 7 am every morning, we are hearing drums, symbols and brass instruments playing from the band practice at MV High School....

Original post made by neighbor on Sep. 25, 2007
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 11, 2007 at 10:48 am | 7 comments | 5631 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man hits officer after confronting Google employees

A Southern California man was arrested outside a Google office building last Monday after an argument with Google employees...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by Antonio Hutchinson, on Sep 30, 2014 at 1:52 pm | 12 comments | 5629 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Differences between local high schools

Can someone please explain the differences between Mountain View and Los Altos High Schools? Can Los Altos students decide...

Original post made by Los Altos Mom on Jul. 26, 2007
Last comment by eric, on Aug 8, 2007 at 3:19 pm | 7 comments | 5628 Views

AROUND TOWN

MV to test bike share program

Mountain View could be among three transportation hubs to test out a new bike share program this spring, thanks to a $500,000...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2009
Last comment by Joe, on Jan 6, 2010 at 5:32 pm | 30 comments | 5628 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 | 5627 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Do you remember any pranks from your high school days?

We got some great responses for this week's Voices Around Town (see below). Please share with us your own memories of senior...

Original post made by Don Frances on Jun. 22, 2007
Last comment by slr, on Jun 29, 2007 at 12:22 pm | 2 comments | 5624 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Patient checks out -- five years later

Last Tuesday, on the sixth floor of El Camino Hospital's medical care unit, a small gathering of nursing staff and others...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2007
Last comment by eric, on Aug 8, 2007 at 3:23 pm | 7 comments | 5621 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 Mar. 27, 2008
Last comment by DG, on Mar 27, 2008 at 5:19 pm | 1 comment | 5619 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Congratulations For Providing This to the Community

Dear Mr. Frances and Staff, Thank you for providing a forum to our community. My wish is that whatever gets posted...

Original post made by Thomas E. Holmes on May. 14, 2007
There are no comments yet. 5613 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home Depot all but barred from San Antonio

Home Depot's future at the San Antonio shopping center took a significant turn for the worse last week when a majority of...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2007
Last comment by Mike, on Dec 18, 2007 at 10:28 am | 3 comments | 5613 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 | 5607 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Fired police officer files suit against city

A former Mountain View policeman last week filed a lawsuit against the city, alleging that his supervisors illegally fired...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2015
Last comment by Jane, on Jun 11, 2015 at 9:55 am | 17 comments | 5605 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Binkley found not guilty by reason of insanity

A jury concluded this morning that Sargent Binkley was legally insane during his armed robbery of a Mountain View Walgreens...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2009
Last comment by reader, on Feb 3, 2009 at 10:00 am | 59 comments | 5599 Views

RESTAURANTS

Let them eat cake

One bite of a kouign-amann from Alexander's Patisserie will dispel any doubts you may have about the quality of a French...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2014
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Nov 15, 2014 at 1:35 pm | 3 comments | 5599 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. 5598 Views

ELECTIONS

Editorial: Yes on Santa Clara County measures A, B

Two important measures on the Nov. 8 ballot ask Santa Clara County voters to approve a $950 million bond measure to build...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2016
Last comment by Joseph, on Nov 3, 2016 at 8:47 pm | 8 comments | 5591 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council can't pass up tempting gatekeeper projects

In what has become a Mountain View holiday-season tradition, developers and property owners made a pilgrimage to City Hall...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2016
Last comment by ivg, on Dec 11, 2016 at 6:00 pm | 12 comments | 5588 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tearful good-bye for Huff principal

The Huff Elementary School community gathered Thursday evening to give an emotional send-off to Principal Craig Goldman,...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2007
Last comment by Christopher Schulz, on Nov 7, 2007 at 6:14 pm | 5 comments | 5583 Views

AROUND TOWN

EPA reaches $3 million settlement for toxic cleanup

Nearly 30 years after circuit board manufacturer CTS Printex left Mountain View for Fremont, the company has agreed to pay...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2014
Last comment by another resident, on Jan 29, 2014 at 9:00 pm | 2 comments | 5583 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shooter, victim were old friends, police say

A man shot to death in Whisman Park early Sunday morning was the "life-long friend" of his shooter, Mountain View police...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2007
Last comment by MR SHARKSTERO DE SSP WSSJ 13, on May 1, 2009 at 8:59 am | 3 comments | 5582 Views
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