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RESTAURANTS

Wiener takes all

At Chez Franc on California Avenue in Palo Alto, the house-made franks are top notch. The double-cheeseburger's great, too. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2015
Last comment by O-pen O-pen O-pen, on Apr 18, 2015 at 6:47 am | 1 comment | 3008 Views

AROUND TOWN

Expect delays during Foothill Expy. bridge-widening project

Commuters using Foothill Expressway could be delayed by 10 minutes or more today at Loyola Corners as work begins on the...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2015
Last comment by Hi Pot, I'm the Kettle, on Apr 17, 2015 at 6:53 am | 12 comments | 4408 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain's bike bump form now available online

People with bicycles who are bumped off Caltrain due to overcrowding issues can now make reports online. Read the full story...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2015
Last comment by commuter, on Apr 16, 2015 at 10:38 am | 1 comment | 1854 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Preschool raises enough money to move

After almost a year of campaigning for donations, parents and teachers at the Mountain View Parent Nursery School finally...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2015
Last comment by Karen, on Apr 15, 2015 at 6:18 pm | 2 comments | 3971 Views

OTHER ISSUES

$1.2 million price tag to explore North Bayshore housing

In what is sure to be a closely watched meeting, the Mountain View City Council on Tuesday will discuss ways to include housing...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2015
Last comment by MV Mom, on Apr 15, 2015 at 5:46 pm | 13 comments | 4221 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto man arrested for indecent exposure

Police have arrested an East Palo Alto man on charges that he exposed himself to at least three people last month at the...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2015
Last comment by 2 helped it happen again, on Apr 15, 2015 at 1:12 pm | 1 comment | 2269 Views

OTHER ISSUES

LinkedIn sets sights on local watering hole

One of Mountain View's well-established bars is the latest property in the cross-hairs of a rapid spree of development proposed...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2015
Last comment by SteveD, on Apr 15, 2015 at 10:23 am | 12 comments | 7453 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Palo Alto's Aquarius Theatre closes for remodel

Palo Alto's Aquarius Theatre has closed for significant interior renovations, with new seating, updated restrooms and an...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2015
Last comment by OMV Resident, on Apr 14, 2015 at 4:32 pm | 4 comments | 2316 Views

OTHER ISSUES

District plans to get tough on water wasters

Minimal rainfall marked the end of a dry winter season for California, and the end of the drought appears to be nowhere in...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2015
Last comment by Put up p, on Apr 13, 2015 at 5:33 pm | 35 comments | 5721 Views

ELECTIONS

Crime is down, but thefts are still high

Crime is on a downward trend in Mountain View, but that isn't stopping thieves from burglarizing homes and businesses, according...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2015
Last comment by Sparty, on Apr 13, 2015 at 3:50 pm | 2 comments | 1612 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No easy fixes for teen depression, suicide

In the wake of recent suicides on the Caltrain tracks, teen depression and school-related stress are under new scrutiny,...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2015
Last comment by Fred, on Apr 11, 2015 at 9:26 am | 3 comments | 3690 Views

RESTAURANTS

Cantonese comfort food

Cooking Papa, now in Mountain View, conjures the pace and Cantonese comfort foods of busy restaurants in Hong Kong. With...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2015
Last comment by resident, on Apr 10, 2015 at 5:12 pm | 3 comments | 2618 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Police arrest suspected car burglar

A transient woman was arrested in Mountain View last week after she was found carrying CDs and other objects reportedly stolen...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2015
Last comment by graham mom, on Apr 9, 2015 at 3:13 pm | 2 comments | 2692 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School's out in June for innovative Theuerkauf principal

Long-time Theuerkauf Elementary School Principal Connie Sawdey announced she will be retiring at the end of the school year,...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2015
Last comment by Good luck to you, on Apr 9, 2015 at 2:17 pm | 4 comments | 3064 Views

AROUND TOWN

2014 second-highest year for West Nile virus cases

There were more than 800 human cases of West Nile virus throughout the state in 2014, the second-highest year on record to...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2015
Last comment by mike, on Apr 9, 2015 at 1:20 pm | 1 comment | 2346 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Armed robbery suspect dies after being shot by Sunnyvale police

A suspect died after he was shot by Sunnyvale Department of Public Safety officers this morning, a public safety captain...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2015
Last comment by USA, on Apr 9, 2015 at 12:11 pm | 5 comments | 3129 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council offers extension for Symantec development deal

Mountain View City Council members last week signaled they wouldn't scrap a development deal with Symantec for a new 100,000-square...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2015
Last comment by Correction, on Apr 9, 2015 at 12:41 am | 6 comments | 3619 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district aiming to buy San Antonio property

When the Los Altos School District passed a $150 million bond last year, the top "wishlist" item among district staff and...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2015
Last comment by Stop the Insanity, on Apr 8, 2015 at 2:02 pm | 35 comments | 6112 Views

AROUND TOWN

Back-to-basics burgers

No milkshakes. No drive-thru. No breakfast, chicken, fish or coffee. Five Guys is tightly focused on burgers and fries. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2015
Last comment by And..., on Apr 7, 2015 at 10:35 pm | 4 comments | 2504 Views

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Council approves tentative minimum-wage plan

Mountain View's elected leaders on Tuesday night reaffirmed their commitment to raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour,...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2015
Last comment by @What, on Apr 7, 2015 at 7:32 pm | 15 comments | 4131 Views
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