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AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Time for council to face jobs-housing imbalance

When then city manager Kevin Duggan welcomed Google to the North Bayshore many years ago, no one knew that this tiny start-up-would...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2014
Last comment by Linda Curtis, on Apr 24, 2014 at 5:18 pm | 2 comments | 522 Views

ELECTIONS

Council to ask voters for a raise

City Council members voted Tuesday to trim down a proposed raise in pay for themselves, expressing fear that residents wouldn't...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2014
Last comment by Steve, on Apr 24, 2014 at 3:36 pm | 11 comments | 2901 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Supervisors vote to fund North County shelter

An East Palo Alto shelter will open its doors to Palo Alto and other northern Santa Clara County homeless people with help...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2014
Last comment by mike f, on Apr 24, 2014 at 3:03 pm | 2 comments | 2912 Views

RESTAURANTS

Notes on Dickey's BBQ (Bailey Park)

No doubt some regular customers know this place better -- I just recently tried it, after seeing it for a long time -- but...

Original post made by Max Hauser on Apr. 23, 2014
There are no comments yet. 561 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Spartan Robotics heads to the finals

The robotics team at Mountain View High School are headed to the championship after crushing the competition at the Silicon...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2014
Last comment by Doug Pearson, on Apr 23, 2014 at 4:58 pm | 1 comment | 3351 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board approves raise for superintendent

Superintendent Craig Goldman is getting a raise. Trustees with the Mountain View Whisman School District approved a new three-year...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2013
Last comment by FrankSki, on Apr 23, 2014 at 4:55 pm | 24 comments | 3724 Views

AROUND TOWN

City sees office workers squeezed into tighter spaces

With Mountain View facing a possible avalanche of traffic congestion and gentrification from 5.5 million square feet of office...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2014
Last comment by Konrad M. Sosnow, on Apr 23, 2014 at 3:08 pm | 22 comments | 8353 Views

RESTAURANTS

Sorry to see Buda Thai closing after April 25th

Buda Thai was a welcome addition to the North Whisman neighborhood a few years ago and have been serving up delicious, family-inspired...

Original post made by NW Resident on Apr. 22, 2014
Last comment by Max, on Apr 23, 2014 at 12:20 pm | 1 comment | 748 Views

AROUND TOWN

What happened to The Almanac?

The link to The Almanac is not working. Is their site down today?...

Original post made by ArEader on Apr. 23, 2014
There are no comments yet. 262 Views

AROUND TOWN

Library bike repair station open to the public

Stuck without tools and need to fix your bike? Lucky for you the city's efforts to be bike friendly now include a new bike...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2014
Last comment by Janet Lafleur, on Apr 22, 2014 at 10:59 am | 19 comments | 8998 Views

AROUND TOWN

School drug forum informs, shocks parents

A presentation on drug use at Mountain View High School last week had plenty of shock value, showing graphic videos of people...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2014
Last comment by Kelsey Rush, on Apr 22, 2014 at 4:34 am | 8 comments | 4109 Views

OTHER ISSUES

VTA Chops down 135 trees for BRT LANES!!!

While most people were busy with last minute tax preparations, the VTA was busy cutting down 135 trees in San Jose to make...

Original post made by Jim Neal on Apr. 16, 2014
Last comment by Think again, on Apr 22, 2014 at 12:46 am | 34 comments | 984 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 | 2618 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gang confrontation leads to three arrests

Police arrested two men and one juvenile after they allegedly tried to instigate a gang fight at the 200 block of Higdon...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Apr 21, 2014 at 3:45 pm | 9 comments | 4264 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rallying support to reopen schools

Neighborhood representatives in northeast Mountain View are prepared to lay out several proposals at Thursday's Mountain...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2014
Last comment by I hear the charter schools, on Apr 21, 2014 at 11:51 am | 21 comments | 6196 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woman rifles through mailboxes, witness tells police

Police received a report that a woman was carrying a large quantity of mail, and was allegedly entering private property...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2014
Last comment by Renter, on Apr 21, 2014 at 8:01 am | 2 comments | 3242 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'Finding Vivian Maier'

Photographer John Maloof was only looking for some historical photos of the Chicago area when he purchased a box of undeveloped...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2014
Last comment by oldphotog, on Apr 20, 2014 at 4:14 pm | 1 comment | 12552 Views

AROUND TOWN

Garden debuts at Theuerkauf elementary

While environmental groups prepare to commemorate Earth Day next week, students in elementary schools across Mountain View...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2014
Last comment by Barbara Krajewski, Arizona resident, on Apr 20, 2014 at 12:37 pm | 4 comments | 3136 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Local motorcycling figure Kari Prager dies

Kari Prager, longtime owner of the California BMW and Triumph motorcycle dealership in Mountain View, passed away at his...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2010
Last comment by Mark Andreasen, on Apr 19, 2014 at 3:15 pm | 30 comments | 17478 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Startup event attracts middle school students

Students were introduced to the world of startups at weekend-long workshop at Crittenden Middle School. Read the full story...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2014
Last comment by Christopher Chiang, on Apr 19, 2014 at 10:01 am | 2 comments | 4054 Views
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