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OTHER ISSUES

Downtown's gorgeous garage

After 18 months of work and $18 million spent, the new garage at California and Bryant Street is scheduled to be completed...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2007
Last comment by Lisa, on Nov 15, 2007 at 11:35 am | 5 comments | 5148 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Class in session at new Mistral Elementary

Monday marked the first day of school for bustling crowds of kindergarten students and parents, both excited and a little...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2015
Last comment by Castro grad, on Aug 20, 2015 at 3:24 pm | 1 comment | 5147 Views

OTHER ISSUES

North County gets new center for domestic-violence services

A domestic-violence services center for women in affluent communities is now headquartered in Palo Alto. Women/SV, formerly...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2015
Last comment by Deb Member, on Feb 6, 2015 at 1:04 pm | 2 comments | 5144 Views

AROUND TOWN

City looks to loosen rules on granny units

In what might be a drop in the bucket toward solving the local housing shortage, Mountain View City Council members on Tuesday...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2015
Last comment by SandyH, on Mar 23, 2016 at 7:45 am | 14 comments | 5142 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View company gives skateboards a boost

For many transit users and commuters, the last mile can be the most difficult to travel. Sanjay Dastoor, John Ulmen, and...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2015
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Oct 8, 2015 at 12:23 pm | 15 comments | 5139 Views

OTHER ISSUES

The joys of home schooling

On a typical weekday, Jonathan Luxton, 11, sleeps in late, eats breakfast at 11:30, plays on the computer at noon, writes...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2007
Last comment by Jeff, on Oct 10, 2007 at 10:26 am | 1 comment | 5139 Views

AROUND TOWN

Truck rollover shocks residents

Shortly before 5 p.m. on Saturday a pickup truck veered off the edge of the 237 freeway and rolled over into several trees,...

Original post made on May. 14, 2011
Last comment by Blue-penciled blue-nose, on May 23, 2011 at 5:43 pm | 20 comments | 5138 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 5137 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 | 5135 Views

OTHER ISSUES

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 | 5133 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 | 5131 Views

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Council candidate Pat Showalter was planning commissioner in 1990s

It's been over a decade since she was involved in Mountain View's city government, but Pat Showalter said she believes the...

Original post made on May. 13, 2014
Last comment by Garrett, on May 13, 2014 at 6:44 pm | 1 comment | 5127 Views

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Smoking ban takes effect Tuesday

A new ban on smoking near publicly accessible buildings and outdoor dining areas goes into effect Tuesday, May 15, which...

Original post made on May. 14, 2012
Last comment by Non-Smoker, on Nov 4, 2014 at 11:25 am | 14 comments | 5126 Views

ELECTIONS

Three MV council members eyeing Kniss' seat

A trio of Mountain View City Council members -- Margaret Abe-Koga, Laura Macias and Mike Kasperzak -- said this week that...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2010
Last comment by AgnosticAl, on Nov 24, 2010 at 2:05 pm | 10 comments | 5125 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

It's back-to-school time

The first day of school came earlier this year, with high schoolers starting Monday and younger students beginning class...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2007
Last comment by Susan Hong, on Sep 4, 2007 at 12:47 pm | 2 comments | 5124 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Child care center squeezes through

Further cementing the future of the long-debated child care center proposed for Rengstorff Park, the City Council approved...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2007
Last comment by Gene Cavanaugh, on Jun 15, 2007 at 9:55 pm | 2 comments | 5123 Views

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Punch-out at Rengstorff Park

Police arrested a Mountain View man late Sunday afternoon after he allegedly started punching two people sitting on a bench...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2015
Last comment by @Sparty, on Apr 21, 2015 at 10:34 am | 10 comments | 5122 Views

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Microsoft's month of giving

When most people hear "Microsoft" and "philanthropy" in the same sentence, they think of Bill Gates. However, Microsoft works...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2007
Last comment by Michelle Thomas, on Nov 8, 2007 at 10:44 am | 3 comments | 5121 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill grad earns degree entirely online

A Berkeley-bound student who earned his associate's degree entirely online is among nearly 1,000 students who will graduate...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2014
Last comment by 15 years in Mountain View, on Jul 4, 2014 at 2:49 pm | 5 comments | 5119 Views

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LinkedIn campus plans win praise

LinkedIn's transformative plans for a new North Bayshore campus received a round of accolades from Mountain View officials...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2015
Last comment by AC, on Oct 4, 2015 at 7:44 pm | 9 comments | 5119 Views
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