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AROUND TOWN

District needs to root out bad behavior, moms say

Dirty dancing, drugs and foul language -- three mothers with teens enrolled in Mountain View High School are concerned that...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2013
Last comment by Sean, on Jan 24, 2013 at 2:14 pm | 44 comments | 2962 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Police retrieve stolen bikes

Police are looking for the owners of four stolen bikes after they arrested a man found with the bikes near Rengstorff Park...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2015
Last comment by Jay Park, on Jan 15, 2015 at 7:11 pm | 3 comments | 2961 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hopes resurrected for grocery store

The City Council indicated Tuesday that a city-owned parking lot downtown could be the site of a long-sought grocery store,...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2008
Last comment by Garrett, on Oct 12, 2008 at 11:21 am | 7 comments | 2960 Views

AROUND TOWN

DeeDee's moves to Santa Clara

After getting the boot last December to make way for a housing project, the owners of DeeDee's spent thousands on city permits...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2008
Last comment by Alex, on Sep 15, 2008 at 2:34 pm | 2 comments | 2959 Views

AROUND TOWN

Navy to announce Hangar One's fate within days

The Navy is putting the "finishing touches" on a report evaluating options for Moffett Field's Hangar One, home of the USS...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2008
Last comment by Devon, on Jul 31, 2008 at 9:52 am | 3 comments | 2957 Views

RESTAURANTS

Plenty of polish

Gravity, the new wine bar and bistro on Emerson Street in Palo Alto, is impressive for many reasons. The interior is sleek...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2011
Last comment by A. Reader, on Mar 18, 2011 at 3:19 am | 1 comment | 2954 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Google manager joins school board

With the local elementary school district facing steep budget cuts, last week its board of trustees appointed a local parent...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2008
Last comment by Teacher, on Mar 10, 2008 at 8:35 pm | 9 comments | 2952 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google donates $50K to restore Immigrant House

As Google looks to improve its image locally, the search giant's latest gift to the city will help with the restoration of...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2014
Last comment by Wenyleela, on Mar 16, 2014 at 3:10 pm | 5 comments | 2952 Views

AROUND TOWN

Here comes the sun

Work has begun on a solar power system that will generate at least 25 percent of the power consumed by both Mountain View...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2010
Last comment by A Student, on Dec 19, 2010 at 11:18 pm | 17 comments | 2951 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google plan could be a windfall for city, schools

Despite its location on Moffett Field, the 42 acres recently leased by Google is within the jurisdiction of Mountain View...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2008
Last comment by Uh, on Jul 8, 2008 at 5:26 pm | 4 comments | 2947 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stevens Creek Trail extension open today

The Stevens Creek Trail extension south of El Camino Real is now open, including a bridge over the creek at Sleeper Avenue. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by jb, on May 10, 2009 at 2:07 pm | 24 comments | 2947 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City hires its first information technology chief

For a city government in the center of Silicon Valley, it was becoming obvious that the city's information technology wasn't...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2013
Last comment by PM, on Dec 20, 2013 at 9:09 pm | 9 comments | 2947 Views

AROUND TOWN

WELLS FARGO BANK SEIZES $1500 FROM IMMIGRANT FOR $25 DEBT

If you bank with Wells Fargo, I suggest that you check your online statements very carefully. Just over a year ago I helped...

Original post made by Jim Neal on Aug. 26, 2013
Last comment by Old Coot, on Aug 27, 2013 at 2:39 pm | 1 comment | 2945 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School layoffs begin as budget hits home

Budget reductions have begun to take their toll on local students, programs and staff, nearly a month after the state Legislature...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2009
Last comment by Long Time MV Tax Payer, on Mar 19, 2009 at 8:11 pm | 14 comments | 2943 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Reps: High-speed rail should end in San Jose, link to speedy Caltrain

Saying that government funding for California's High-Speed Rail program will be "severely limited ... for the foreseeable...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2011
Last comment by Rodger, on Apr 21, 2011 at 9:40 am | 18 comments | 2943 Views

RESTAURANTS

Fast food, Indian-style

I love food that bites back. Not blister-the-lips, scorch-the-tongue, sweat-on-the-brow hot, mind you, but well-spiced fare...

Original post made on May. 13, 2011
Last comment by A. Reader, on May 13, 2011 at 4:11 am | 1 comment | 2943 Views

MOVIES

Standing up in the face of cancer

Stand-up comedian and cancer patient Steve Mazan will be making an appearance at El Camino Hospital on Tuesday, Oct. 4, to...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2011
Last comment by Jason, on Sep 30, 2011 at 2:47 pm | 1 comment | 2943 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Left Behind: The future of NCLB

Despite a six-year effort to overhaul education at the state and federal levels, the country is still "in trouble" educationally,...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2008
Last comment by Peter Herbert, on Dec 2, 2008 at 8:42 am | 4 comments | 2941 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Skimming' scam at ATMs hits local resident

Nick Elvitsky was shocked when $500 was deducted from his account on Jan. 26: "I did not take that money out. I have been...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2009
Last comment by Mike, on Mar 4, 2009 at 1:12 pm | 9 comments | 2941 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District studies the value of A's and B's

Mountain View and Los Altos high school students may soon see significant shifts in the way teachers assess and grade their...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2012
Last comment by Benefits, on Apr 6, 2012 at 5:02 pm | 9 comments | 2941 Views
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