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Ben DeBolt left wide legacy

Mountain View community leader and educator Ralph Benjamin DeBolt is well remembered by former Mountain View schoolchildren...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2010
Last comment by carl martineau, on Oct 26, 2013 at 9:18 pm | 22 comments | 4431 Views

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Attempted homicide thwarted by malfunctioning gun

Mountain View police are asking for the public's help in an attempted homicide Sunday that left a man injured. Read the...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2013
Last comment by sparty, on Oct 26, 2013 at 4:30 pm | 7 comments | 11964 Views

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Bikes not safe on El Camino

What should the city do for south- or north-bound cyclists who want to ride between Palo Alto and Sunnyvale along El Camino...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2013
Last comment by Scott Lamb, on Oct 25, 2013 at 10:41 pm | 2 comments | 1806 Views

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Pumpkin Patch in old Safeway Parking Lot

Is anyone else highly amused that the temporary pumpkin patch is taking place on the part of the old Safeway lot that all...

Original post made by Safeway Shopper on Oct. 25, 2013
There are no comments yet. 989 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bullis, LASD may be on way to compromise

While lawmakers in the nation's capital continue to wait for their respective opponents to blink, a smaller-scale but equally...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2013
Last comment by So What?, on Oct 25, 2013 at 8:56 pm | 133 comments | 12257 Views

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Council: thumbs down on El Camino Real bike lanes

Bicyclists who brave the ride on El Camino Real aren't going to be getting help from the city anytime soon, if council member...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2013
Last comment by reader, on Oct 25, 2013 at 8:21 pm | 70 comments | 30832 Views

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Bus Rapid Transit options still being studied

There's been quite a bit of traffic on neighborhood email listservs regarding the Bus Rapid Transit project along the El...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2013
Last comment by MVResident67, on Oct 25, 2013 at 10:30 am | 2 comments | 2160 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Non-Contact Rugby for Kids

AYRU - a Mountain View based youth sports organization is providing an opportunity for kids to try a new sport - non-contact...

Original post made by Paul Lynch on Oct. 24, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1218 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Fire department offers safe prescription drug disposal

The Mountain View Fire Department will be collecting unwanted prescription medications for disposal this Saturday, Oct. 26. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2013
Last comment by Carrie Sandahl, on Oct 24, 2013 at 8:47 am | 5 comments | 17843 Views

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When semiconductor companies dumped toxics down the drain

Thirty-five years ago, the Palo Alto Times ran a story headlined "Scores of fish killed by chemical spill in creek." It was...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2013
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Oct 22, 2013 at 7:52 pm | 10 comments | 18131 Views

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Council closing in on plan for Google, North Bayshore

Potentially adding space for over 17,500 new office workers, a plan is coming into focus for Google's neighborhood north...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2013
Last comment by Barbara, on Oct 22, 2013 at 3:08 pm | 26 comments | 20140 Views

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Pumar found guilty in death of William Ware

A jury found Matthew Pumar guilty today, Sept. 12, of vehicular manslaughter with gross negligence in the death of William...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2013
Last comment by parent, on Oct 22, 2013 at 8:58 am | 30 comments | 31792 Views

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"March against illegal guns" hits downtown Thursday

A march down Castro Street is planned for Thursday evening in support of "commonsense measure to prevent gun violence." Read...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2013
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Oct 21, 2013 at 8:24 pm | 35 comments | 3898 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Gamers play around the clock for a good cause

A room inside Mountain View's Hacker Dojo has been turned into the site of the third annual "Indie Games For Good" -- a marathon...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2013
Last comment by Yay, on Oct 21, 2013 at 3:22 pm | 1 comment | 5193 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

City of Mountain View and Children's Creative Learning Center need to return to the negotiating table

Quality day care is essential to every community. Mountain View City Council members are scheduled to cast a vote on Oct...

Original post made by Anett Gyurak on Oct. 20, 2013
Last comment by Vanessa Nudd, on Oct 20, 2013 at 9:30 pm | 1 comment | 1553 Views

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'Kidical Mass' aims to get families bicycling

A "mellow" bike ride set for Saturday morning is aimed at getting more families on their bikes. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2013
Last comment by KW, on Oct 20, 2013 at 4:47 pm | 4 comments | 4664 Views

BOOKS

'Poor schools endanger U.S. prosperity'

Though academic achievement of U.S. students is improving, it still ranks poorly compared to other developed countries and...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2013
Last comment by Jaime, on Oct 18, 2013 at 4:49 pm | 10 comments | 10531 Views

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Theater review: Pedantic politics

TheatreWorks' production of this play of backroom political dealings is handsome, but the script fails to deliver. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2013
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Oct 18, 2013 at 2:05 pm | 1 comment | 30146 Views

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Police chase, arrest armed felon on Mora Drive

After a short chase on foot, Mountain View officers arrested a parolee suspected of carrying a loaded firearm and attempting...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2013
Last comment by Just Pass'n Thru, on Oct 17, 2013 at 10:04 pm | 6 comments | 6354 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Call for Inks to join Mayors Against Guns

The recent shooting at the Navy Yard in Washington, D.C., reminds us of the threat of gun violence in our daily lives. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2013
Last comment by Moreregulation, on Oct 16, 2013 at 3:57 pm | 4 comments | 1750 Views
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