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OTHER ISSUES

Local political consultant joins El Camino Hospital board

After rapid-fire interviews and a handful of questions, the El Camino Healthcare District board chose a Stanford lecturer,...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2015
Last comment by concerned donor, on Aug 3, 2015 at 3:47 pm | 5 comments | 3490 Views

AROUND TOWN

It's no fish story: Seascape set to close

A niche shop known for its exotic fish, reptiles and brightly-colored coral will be shutting its doors later this month,...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2015
Last comment by screwed, on Aug 3, 2015 at 11:32 am | 28 comments | 8087 Views

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Income inequality in Bay Area exceeds national levels

A Silicon Valley economic research institute said today that income inequality in the Bay Area is now more severe than in...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2015
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Aug 3, 2015 at 10:20 am | 14 comments | 2698 Views

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Guest opinion: Getting people where they need to go

One of the reasons that commuter traffic in Mountain View is such a mess is that public transit doesn't get people where...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2015
Last comment by Wayne Amacher, on Aug 1, 2015 at 12:05 pm | 67 comments | 4387 Views

RESTAURANTS

The Best of Mountain View 2015

What is it that makes Mountain View so special, that sets it apart from Anytown, USA? Our readers know that, in addition...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2015
Last comment by Common sense, on Aug 1, 2015 at 11:06 am | 3 comments | 13769 Views

ELECTIONS

A strange definition of 'transparency'

Any political candidate will let you know that one of the most important factors in deciding whether to run for office is...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2015
Last comment by Common sense, on Aug 1, 2015 at 10:38 am | 2 comments | 945 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Much more than a soup kitchen

Every Saturday, hundreds of men and women -- many of them homeless -- line up outside the church at the corner of Hope and...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2015
Last comment by Dolly Love, on Jul 31, 2015 at 9:58 pm | 1 comment | 4423 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Two more join quest for vacant school board seat

Two more applicants have come forward seeking the vacant seat on the Mountain View Whisman school board, with two different...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2015
Last comment by Close but..., on Jul 31, 2015 at 9:58 pm | 1 comment | 3774 Views

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A helping hand in mental health

People hospitalized for a mental illness have a long road ahead of them, with plenty of pitfalls to sidestep as they try...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2015
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Jul 31, 2015 at 5:39 pm | 3 comments | 2172 Views

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City approves $2.3 million for solar arrays

Shining a light on Mountain View's commitment to green power, the city will soon install three new swaths of solar panels...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2015
Last comment by Huh?, on Jul 31, 2015 at 11:31 am | 6 comments | 1148 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Air district board approves $20M for Caltrain electrification project

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District board today approved $20 million in funding for a Caltrain electrification project...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2015
Last comment by Excellent!, on Jul 31, 2015 at 8:54 am | 5 comments | 2400 Views

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Los Altos residents still asked to boil tap water

Customers in a portion of Los Altos still need to boil their tap water before consuming it, Cal Water officials said Tuesday....

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2015
Last comment by Monroe, on Jul 30, 2015 at 5:01 pm | 8 comments | 3503 Views

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Past jail time

Bay Area "hyphy" rap duo the Hoodstarz grew up in East Palo Alto and Menlo Park. After running in to trouble with the law,...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2015
Last comment by jeff weaver, on Jul 30, 2015 at 3:36 pm | 2 comments | 2842 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hunt begins for new school board member

The recent drama on the Mountain View Whisman school board has done little to deter prospective applicants for the vacant...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2015
Last comment by Standing Proud, on Jul 30, 2015 at 7:00 am | 17 comments | 3363 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Federal Aviation Administration to work to reduce plane noise

Admitting that jet aircraft noise is a problem over Palo Alto and neighboring Bay Area cities, Federal Aviation Administration...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2015
Last comment by Steve, on Jul 28, 2015 at 7:29 pm | 16 comments | 3071 Views

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Victor Calvo's legacy lives on in social services building

The North County Social Services Agency Building got a slightly catchier name -- it was re-christened in honor of Victor...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2015
Last comment by George, on Jul 28, 2015 at 2:32 pm | 2 comments | 2923 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Cal Water issues boil water alert for parts of Los Altos

Cal Water issued a boil water alert Sunday for customers in a portion of Los Altos, a Cal Water spokeswoman said. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2015
Last comment by Whiskers, on Jul 28, 2015 at 12:05 am | 7 comments | 3016 Views

ELECTIONS

Berman, Kasperzak off to fast starts in bid for Sacramento

The primary election is still nearly a year away but the two leading contenders to replace Assemblyman Rich Gordon in Sacramento...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2015
Last comment by Gary, on Jul 27, 2015 at 11:41 pm | 7 comments | 2953 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Public can weigh in on North Bayshore housing

In a Saturday workshop, Mountain View officials want to get the community talking about North Bayshore and how to best transform...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2015
Last comment by resident, on Jul 27, 2015 at 6:34 pm | 10 comments | 3018 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Hospital board member defends secret vote

The El Camino Healthcare District revealed which board members voted to appoint Lanhee Chen to the hospital board last month...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2015
Last comment by robyn, on Jul 27, 2015 at 5:19 pm | 6 comments | 2608 Views
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