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Castro school on lockdown as police search for armed man

==B Update:== Mountain View police reported at 2:09 p.m. that the suspect is in custody. Police are looking for an armed...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2016
Last comment by NRA Member, on Jan 14, 2016 at 10:04 am | 9 comments | 4746 Views

AROUND TOWN

RotaCare clinic reopens

The Mountain View RotaCare clinic is once again seeing patients, but the nonprofit free clinic remains in limbo as to whether...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2016
Last comment by True American, on Jan 20, 2016 at 10:38 am | 9 comments | 2006 Views

AROUND TOWN

Exit fees plague nascent power utilities

Mountain View leaders last week enthusiastically signaled they would join a new alternative energy utility that promises...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2016
Last comment by Rossta, on Jan 21, 2016 at 11:04 am | 9 comments | 3137 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mystery trails spur a whodunit at Cuesta Annex

Almost every morning, Colleen Mullenex starts her day by taking her dog for a leisurely walk at the Cuesta Park Annex, the...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2016
Last comment by Water saving vandal, on Mar 9, 2016 at 5:36 pm | 9 comments | 3717 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain schedule changes on the way

Caltrain will be changing its train schedule starting early next month to cope with the growing numbers of riders bogging...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2016
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Apr 5, 2016 at 10:05 am | 9 comments | 3720 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woman hit by train in Palo Alto

A woman was struck by a train Friday afternoon near downtown Palo Alto, according to Caltrain officials. She is alive and...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2016
Last comment by Comments, on Apr 25, 2016 at 7:13 pm | 9 comments | 2839 Views

AROUND TOWN

A not-so-seamless summer for hungry kids

Theuerkauf Elementary has been a busy, bustling hub for kids and families in Mountain View over the last month. The school...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2016
Last comment by Jackie, on Jul 21, 2016 at 8:13 am | 9 comments | 4247 Views

AROUND TOWN

Knightscope upgrades tot-injuring bot

Mountain View's homegrown security-bot company, Knightscope, is trying to restore its image after a dust-up last month in...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2016
Last comment by PA Resident, on Aug 9, 2016 at 6:36 pm | 9 comments | 3366 Views

MOVIES

Google makes its silver screen debut

Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson star in "The Internship" -- which finds the two actors playing out-of-work, 40-something salesmen...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2013
Last comment by Str8 2 Video, on Jun 10, 2013 at 10:19 am | 9 comments | 2920 Views

RESTAURANTS

Anyone tried UWink yet?

Heard that this restaurant is open and fun? Anyone tried it yet?...

Original post made by PA Resident on Sep. 14, 2008
Last comment by Bernie Brightman, on Oct 5, 2008 at 2:18 am | 9 comments | 4747 Views

RESTAURANTS

Food trucks get green light

The city's 57-year-old food truck ordinance got a revamp Tuesday night, ending an unwritten agreement that had been keeping...

Original post made on May. 30, 2013
Last comment by Rodger, on Jun 1, 2013 at 11:29 am | 9 comments | 4379 Views

ELECTIONS

No challengers in sight for council race

Mountain View's city clerk reports that so far, no one is stepping up to challenge — or even to inquire about challenging...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2010
Last comment by Political Insider, on Apr 22, 2010 at 10:03 am | 9 comments | 3130 Views

ELECTIONS

Patients plead to keep pot club open

The City Council came face to face with a half dozen medical marijuana users Tuesday who pleaded with the council to not...

Original post made on May. 12, 2010
Last comment by "Just Think About It", on Sep 14, 2010 at 8:57 pm | 9 comments | 3213 Views

ELECTIONS

High-speed rail chalks up legal win

Even as news spread of a fresh lawsuit against high-speed rail, the beleaguered rail authority announced the dismissal of...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2010
Last comment by Rail good, HSR bad, on Sep 29, 2010 at 1:43 pm | 9 comments | 3947 Views

ELECTIONS

Absentee ballots 'smudge' snafu needs erasers

Hundreds of thousands of Santa Clara County mail-in ballots must have an ink smudge hand erased before they can be counted,...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by curious, on Nov 3, 2010 at 12:04 pm | 9 comments | 4017 Views

ELECTIONS

El Camino: five vie for three seats on district board

Three newcomers and two incumbents are running for three seats on the board of directors of the El Camino Hospital District. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2012
Last comment by karin, on Nov 6, 2012 at 9:54 am | 9 comments | 9767 Views

ELECTIONS

Voter Guide: Measure A to raise City Council pay

After an effort in 2006 to raise City Council pay to $1,500 a month failed by 700 votes, Measure A is another effort to boost...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by Jan Janes, on Oct 14, 2014 at 5:01 pm | 9 comments | 5685 Views

ELECTIONS

Independent spending continues in council race

As the final days of the City Council election approach, the mysterious Neighborhood Empowerment Coalition continues to report...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by floored, on Nov 4, 2014 at 12:18 pm | 9 comments | 9878 Views

ELECTIONS

Is censure enough for Steven Nelson?

The normal collegiality of the Mountain View Whisman board of trustees was ripped apart with the election of Steven Nelson...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2015
Last comment by LMGTS, on Jul 1, 2015 at 10:12 am | 9 comments | 3335 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

COMING UP: Panel discussion on Prop 13

This Thursday, a speaker panel at Mountain View City Hall will address an issue that has vexed California voters for 30 years:...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2008
Last comment by mike klock, on Jun 10, 2009 at 12:08 pm | 8 comments | 4746 Views
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