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RESTAURANTS

Shop Talk: ribs ramp-up; kids' coding school

In this week's Shop Talk column: a local car wash ribs stop kicks it up a notch; Palo Alto's florists continue to disappear;...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2014
Last comment by UC Davis Grad, on Aug 4, 2014 at 1:22 pm | 2 comments | 4217 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Student homelessness on the rise in MV schools

Silicon Valley may be the center of job growth and economic prosperity in California, but a greater number of families with...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2016
Last comment by @mvresident2003, on Mar 28, 2016 at 2:27 pm | 23 comments | 4212 Views

ELECTIONS

Six compete to lead Foothill-De Anza district

This November, voters in several North County and West Valley cities will decide who will lead the Foothill-De Anza Community...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2016
Last comment by Kathy Thibodeaux, on Oct 23, 2016 at 6:11 pm | 4 comments | 4210 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 | 4209 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Alta Vista graduates make it, after all

Of all the graduation ceremonies taking place within the Mountain View-Los Altos Union High School District, it is arguably...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2012
Last comment by Lauren, on Dec 1, 2013 at 6:55 pm | 4 comments | 4206 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Civil rights group claims racial bias in MV high schools

A Bay Area civil rights advocacy group released a report late last month claiming the Mountain View-Los Altos Union High...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2015
Last comment by Techie_Lawyer, on Jun 5, 2015 at 1:58 pm | 7 comments | 4206 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Poll reveals MV Whisman voters support parcel tax increase

It would be a close call, but initial poll results show that residents in the Mountain View Whisman School District would...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2015
Last comment by Old Mtn View Parent, on Nov 2, 2015 at 8:37 pm | 31 comments | 4204 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City budget relatively painless this year

If the city's unions can agree this week to trim compensation hikes next year by $500,000 it appears that the city will enjoy...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2011
Last comment by Martin Omander, on Jun 12, 2011 at 10:15 pm | 2 comments | 4202 Views

AROUND TOWN

Neighbors concerned over affordable housing development

With the help of a team of eight mediators, the city took extra care Thursday night to listen to the concerns of 19 neighbors...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2009
Last comment by Thomas, on Sep 8, 2009 at 9:14 pm | 20 comments | 4202 Views

AROUND TOWN

County seeks new site for north county homeless shelter

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted Tuesday to find a replacement for the north county's cold-weather...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2014
Last comment by DC, on Apr 21, 2014 at 8:05 pm | 3 comments | 4201 Views

AROUND TOWN

Day worker center eyes new location

At long last, the Day Worker Center of Mountain View has its eye on a permanent home: an abandoned cinderblock building near...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2008
Last comment by Lookmanohands, on Mar 30, 2008 at 3:40 am | 21 comments | 4200 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google's growth spurt shapes city

With the economy in recovery, Google is poised for a period of major growth in Mountain View and may soon leave its mark...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2011
Last comment by Elizabeth, on Jun 3, 2011 at 12:33 pm | 3 comments | 4200 Views

ELECTIONS

Tom Means retires from the City Council

City Council member Tom Means is wrapping up a term in office in which he applied his unique brand of libertarian idealism...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2013
Last comment by Steve, on Jan 4, 2013 at 4:36 pm | 4 comments | 4199 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Sheriff wins OK of cell-phone tracker

The Santa Clara County sheriff and a member of the Board of Supervisors clashed Tuesday before the board approved the purchase...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2015
Last comment by Russell, on Mar 3, 2015 at 9:18 am | 11 comments | 4198 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vandalism suspect resists arrest

Police say a Mountain View woman with outstanding charges for vandalism allegedly resisted arrest, struggling with and striking...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2015
Last comment by Sparty, on Mar 13, 2015 at 6:49 pm | 2 comments | 4197 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Burglary case leads to three arrests

Police arrested a man for allegedly burglarizing a CalMoto BMW dealership last month, which led to two subsequent arrests...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2014
There are no comments yet. 4196 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'John Carter'

In dire need of a cinematic sugar rush? Look no farther than Disney's blockbuster offering "John Carter," a fantasy extravaganza...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2012
Last comment by paulie, on Mar 9, 2012 at 8:27 pm | 1 comment | 4196 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local girl takes fifth at Soap Box Derby finals

Mountain View resident Alison Parman took fifth place among hundreds of drivers at the 2008 All American Soap Box Derby,...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2008
Last comment by neighbor, on Jul 29, 2008 at 6:04 pm | 1 comment | 4192 Views

AROUND TOWN

Support surges for Cuesta flood basin

In a surprise turnaround, Cuesta Park Annex supporters endorsed a plan Tuesday night that they had previously strongly opposed:...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2008
Last comment by Sallie Forth, on Jun 26, 2010 at 12:28 am | 4 comments | 4191 Views

AROUND TOWN

Join the Group to Preserve the Historic Grant Road Open Space!

If you have a Facebook, then please join the group dedicated to preserving this century-old extremely historic open space! http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=59032572947&ref=n...

Original post made by Daniel Mart on Mar. 21, 2009
Last comment by Daniel Mart, on Mar 30, 2009 at 10:50 pm | 42 comments | 4191 Views
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