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One dead in mobile home fire

A resident of a Mountain View mobile home park died after a fire tore through the structure just after midnight on Dec. 2. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2013
Last comment by Martin Omander, on Dec 2, 2013 at 4:12 pm | 2 comments | 5401 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman board struggles to balance enrollment

The Mountain View Whisman School District doubled down on efforts to balance enrollment across all the elementary schools...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2016
Last comment by Old Steve, on Apr 25, 2016 at 11:01 am | 40 comments | 5398 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council agrees on program to aid struggling renters

In council chambers filled with protesters holding signs seeking rent stabilization and just-cause eviction rules on Tuesday,...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2015
Last comment by ulysses, on Jan 29, 2016 at 6:32 pm | 17 comments | 5398 Views

RESTAURANTS

The table will take your order now

California Roadhouse, the now-defunct bar and grill at 401 Castro Street, was going for an old-school image. But its replacement,...

Original post made on May. 10, 2008
Last comment by Steve Leung, on May 10, 2008 at 1:29 am | 1 comment | 5398 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 | 5396 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City Council wants to close expressway entrance

The City Council is leaning towards closing a Central Expressway on-ramp at the end of Stierlin Road to create a public...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2013
Last comment by Blame the city council, on Apr 24, 2013 at 3:20 pm | 37 comments | 5395 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New LASD school plans hit speed bump

City and school district officials in Los Altos trying to find a home for a 10th school campus say they will keep working...

Original post made on Feb. 29, 2016
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Apr 4, 2016 at 9:04 am | 45 comments | 5394 Views

RESTAURANTS

McDonald's charging too much?

At the McDonald's yesterday morning (El Camino & El Monte Rd) I ordered a #7 which, on the menu, was listed at "$4.19 plus...

Original post made by chuck mckellar on Jul. 14, 2009
Last comment by sean, on Dec 2, 2009 at 10:30 am | 8 comments | 5394 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New principals for Crittenden, Stevenson schools

Two new principals are set to start at Mountain View schools. Geoff Chang will head Crittenden Middle School and Tyler Graff...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2012
Last comment by Irked, on Mar 21, 2013 at 11:47 am | 20 comments | 5393 Views

AROUND TOWN

Obon festival celebrates MV's Japanese community

Marilyn Ozawa is a practiced veteran: this weekend will mark her 43rd year teaching the Bon Odori dance at the Mountain View...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2013
Last comment by alisson, on Jul 22, 2013 at 10:48 am | 2 comments | 5392 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Setting the record straight on Jacob DeWitt

I want to thank the numerous people who have contacted me during this very difficult time. Thank you for your sincere support...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2008
Last comment by Ray, on Feb 24, 2008 at 4:43 pm | 31 comments | 5391 Views

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Fireworks fanatics

For many Americans, Independence Day means relaxation. But for fireworks professional Dan Nitzan and his crew, the holiday...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2012
Last comment by Choice, on Jun 29, 2012 at 9:27 pm | 2 comments | 5387 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 | 5387 Views

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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 | 5384 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Fate of Immigrant House awaits community discussion

This spring residents will be asked to weigh in on the design of a new park on a 1.2-acre parcel at 771 North Rengstorff...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2015
Last comment by Kathy Hall, on Jan 14, 2015 at 4:21 pm | 4 comments | 5381 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tennis legend Alex Swetka dies at 94

Local tennis legend Alex Swetka, who owned Swetka's Tennis Shop in Mountain View with his wife, died July 17, a few months...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2012
Last comment by @@Addition, on Jul 29, 2012 at 11:32 am | 6 comments | 5381 Views

OTHER ISSUES

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 | 5380 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 | 5379 Views

RESTAURANTS

Games and grub

A San Mateo native, Vinny Ferrando has been a Bay Area sports fan for as long as he can remember. Practically raised at Candlestick...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2014
Last comment by Kari Hendricks , on Dec 12, 2014 at 9:07 pm | 3 comments | 5378 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School auditorium costs go over budget

Development costs are through the roof across the Peninsula, and it's taking a toll on school district plans for new auditoriums...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2014
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jun 29, 2014 at 8:33 am | 7 comments | 5377 Views
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Sam's Chowder House Palo Alto to become burger chain
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Surviving Family Holidays
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