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AROUND TOWN

Mervyn's - any news on a replacement?

I am really going to miss Mervyn's. In fact, I am missing it already. There is really no alternative, good value for good...

Original post made by PA Resident on Dec. 17, 2008
Last comment by Any Member, on Apr 15, 2009 at 4:08 pm | 25 comments | 5794 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Parents up in arms over 'abusive' teacher

Mountain View parents say they are fed up with a fourth grade teacher at Huff Elementary School who they claim is not being...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2009
Last comment by another brick in the wall, on Apr 5, 2009 at 10:26 am | 25 comments | 2972 Views

ELECTIONS

Gay rights protestors block Stanford road

A coalition of gay rights advocates protesting today's state Supreme Court ruling upholding Proposition 8 announced a civil-disobedience...

Original post made on May. 26, 2009
Last comment by Ed, on Jun 1, 2009 at 5:18 pm | 25 comments | 2697 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Meeting reveals challenges for High Speed Rail

Experts at a meeting held last week by the California High Speed Rail Authority revealed several design requirements which...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2009
Last comment by Gayle, on Oct 17, 2009 at 10:40 am | 25 comments | 2339 Views

AROUND TOWN

Traffic mess on Shoreline - why no police?

Today there was a single traffic light out on Shoreline, and it triggered a traffic nightmare. This could have been easily...

Original post made by Jeral Poskey on Oct. 14, 2009
Last comment by Jeral P, on Oct 22, 2009 at 10:10 am | 25 comments | 3181 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Who's in Charge at Mountain View Schools?

Today I find out that the principal of my child's school, Castro, is in Africa on vacation. Is this what we are paying these...

Original post made by Tea Partyer on Feb. 10, 2010
Last comment by Mo, on Feb 22, 2010 at 5:53 pm | 25 comments | 2972 Views

OTHER ISSUES

PA proposes to peek at people's garbage

Palo Altans who repeatedly throw recyclable items into their trash bins could soon find themselves slapped with fines and...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2010
Last comment by Mike Laursen, on Mar 13, 2010 at 7:28 am | 25 comments | 1945 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Toys banned for 'unhealthy' fast-food meals

Tuesday was a sad day for the Happy Meal. The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors voted to ban toys and other prizes...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by mvresident, on May 3, 2010 at 4:05 pm | 25 comments | 2963 Views

AROUND TOWN

A car-less Googletopia in the works?

Imagine a futuristic bay-front enclave for Google and Microsoft employees where no cars are allowed, buildings have green...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by ben, on Jul 13, 2010 at 10:24 am | 25 comments | 2768 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Palo Alto may try to kill high-speed-rail plan

Palo Alto may soon take a formal "no confidence" stance against California's proposed high-speed-rail line and begin lobbying...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2010
Last comment by BartParkingLot(Imported)Crime, on Sep 1, 2010 at 2:20 pm | 25 comments | 1602 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council candidates -- let's build a park

Building a large park in the Whisman neighborhood was a popular idea among the six candidates for City Council at a debate...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2010
Last comment by Liz, on Dec 22, 2010 at 10:59 pm | 25 comments | 2420 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Holiday Fund: A warm welcome for Day Worker Center

The Mountain View Day Worker Center celebrated its grand opening on Nov. 18. About 300 people gathered at the center's new...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2010
Last comment by Elaine, on Dec 3, 2010 at 1:51 pm | 25 comments | 3962 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Antonio Center revamp study available for comment

The environmental impacts of redeveloping a large swath of San Antonio Shopping Center have been reviewed and a draft of...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2010
Last comment by Garrett, on Jan 4, 2011 at 10:35 am | 25 comments | 3270 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City officials want delay of medical pot ordinance

Mountain View may become the only city in the county to specifically allow medical marijuana dispensaries, and city officials...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2011
Last comment by PeaceLove, on Feb 23, 2011 at 3:11 pm | 25 comments | 2807 Views

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Duo arrested in skimming scam

A pair of high-tech bandits were able to steal more than 3,600 credit card numbers with six electronic devices -- known as...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2011
Last comment by RandyBQuaid, on Aug 6, 2011 at 5:32 pm | 25 comments | 11647 Views

OTHER ISSUES

No jail time for hit-and-run driver

The driver in a hit-and-run accident that killed a man in downtown Mountain View avoided jail time when she was sentenced...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2011
Last comment by don'tworrybeehappy, on Jul 20, 2011 at 5:11 pm | 25 comments | 1712 Views

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Nazi propaganda left downtown

Cards bearing messages written by the American Nazi Party have caught the eye of at least one Mountain View resident who...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2011
Last comment by Ex-ANP, on Dec 20, 2011 at 1:23 pm | 25 comments | 6498 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Stevens Creek Trail bridge to open Saturday

A new extension of the Stevens Creek trail opening Saturday may be the last such opening for quite some time. Read the full...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2012
Last comment by David K, on Feb 20, 2013 at 2:29 pm | 25 comments | 2233 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Plan to yank 120 trees delays Mayfield project

The possibility of losing 120 trees is holding up a plan to revamp the former Mayfield Mall for a major office tenant. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2012
Last comment by Homeowner, on Nov 2, 2012 at 12:07 am | 25 comments | 3223 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council OKs two apartment complexes for El Camino Real

The City Council approved a pair of four-story apartment complexes on Tuesday that will add 362 homes to the city's booming...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2013
Last comment by Linda, on Nov 22, 2013 at 1:34 pm | 25 comments | 10566 Views
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