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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn High shut down following Facebook threat

Gunn High School was shut down Thursday afternoon after a student reported a "threatening" Facebook post to police, Superintendent...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2015
Last comment by PA Resident, on Jul 20, 2015 at 4:33 pm | 1 comment | 3426 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Dispute over human rights measure in Mountain View

When it comes to basic human rights, there's surely some fundamentals that most can agree on. For instance: Everyone has...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2015
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Jul 20, 2015 at 3:49 pm | 6 comments | 1550 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pedestrian injured in vehicle collision

An 85-year-old pedestrian suffered major injuries after he was struck by a vehicle Thursday in Mountain View. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2015
Last comment by Old Ben, on Jul 19, 2015 at 5:42 pm | 12 comments | 4269 Views

MOVIES

New Batkid film has local origin story

On Nov. 15, 2013, 5-year-old cancer survivor Miles Scott had his wish come true for one day, he got to don a costume and...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2015
Last comment by Lydia Sherrill, on Jul 17, 2015 at 5:20 pm | 1 comment | 2519 Views

OTHER ISSUES

State study finds texting while driving is on the rise

In a worrying trend, more California drivers are using their cell phones while driving this year than last, according to...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2015
Last comment by True, on Jul 17, 2015 at 2:38 pm | 5 comments | 1734 Views

AROUND TOWN

Computers stolen from Khan Academy

Khan Academy employees arrived to work in Mountain View on Monday morning to find that the free online academy was the victim...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2014
Last comment by Lili, on Jul 17, 2015 at 10:35 am | 13 comments | 17357 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bicyclist dies following San Antonio car crash

The 63-year-old Palo Alto man who suffered critical injuries late last week after he was struck by a vehicle in Mountain...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2015
Last comment by NW Resident, on Jul 17, 2015 at 10:27 am | 3 comments | 3802 Views

RESTAURANTS

Sing for your supper

Restaurant row is now more ubiquitous to the Bay Area than auto row, and few are more prominent than Castro Street in Mountain...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2015
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Jul 17, 2015 at 10:07 am | 1 comment | 1084 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: A positive step toward transparency

Members of the Mountain View Whisman school district board did the right thing last week in scheduling a public discussion...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2015
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Jul 17, 2015 at 1:57 am | 24 comments | 2388 Views

RESTAURANTS

Downtown MV restaurant news: Mervyn's, Gochi

1. Mervyn's restaurant has reopened at 236 Castro. This is a historic development with modern spin. Longtime downtown...

Original post made by Max Hauser on Jul. 15, 2015
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Jul 16, 2015 at 2:32 pm | 1 comment | 1626 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Man arrested in Vallejo kidnapping suspected in Palo Alto case

Matthew Daniel Muller, the man who was recently arrested in the bizarre kidnapping of a Vallejo woman, is a suspect in a...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2015
Last comment by Patience, on Jul 16, 2015 at 1:23 pm | 6 comments | 2814 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pluto is ready for its close-up

A watch party at NASA Ames gathered Tuesday to see images of Pluto that were 10 years in the making. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2015
Last comment by Scientist, on Jul 16, 2015 at 10:50 am | 1 comment | 2997 Views

OTHER ISSUES

1,000 new homes get nod from council

Sometimes it's an honor just to get nominated. Case in point: Last week, the Mountain View City Council gave the nod to three...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2015
Last comment by Concrete Jungle and Parks, on Jul 16, 2015 at 10:17 am | 28 comments | 5607 Views

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As NASA probe nears Pluto, Ames hosts live screening

The world will get an unprecedented view of Pluto on Tuesday when a NASA spacecraft launched nine years ago nears the icy...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2015
Last comment by PlutoFan, on Jul 15, 2015 at 10:22 pm | 5 comments | 2828 Views

ELECTIONS

El Camino Hospital has a very good year

El Camino Hospital raked in more money than anticipated this fiscal year, ending with $65 million in extra cash -- and hospital...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2015
Last comment by robyn, on Jul 15, 2015 at 6:04 am | 5 comments | 4018 Views

OTHER ISSUES

MV to study South Bay clean-energy alternative

In a bid to cut energy costs as well as greenhouse gases, Mountain View officials are powering forward with a small band...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2015
Last comment by Len Abrams, on Jul 14, 2015 at 4:51 pm | 4 comments | 3340 Views

ELECTIONS

NASA expo to explore drone potential

Look into the skies these days and you might just see a drone buzzing through the air. But while these small unmanned fliers...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2015
Last comment by Jeff, on Jul 14, 2015 at 3:06 pm | 4 comments | 2464 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Should we try a new approach to housing affordability?

Mountain View and neighboring cities are having a housing crisis. People are being forced out of the area because they can...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2015
Last comment by DoNoHarm, on Jul 14, 2015 at 9:34 am | 2 comments | 1068 Views

RESTAURANTS

A bittersweet union

Affogatos prove that opposites do, indeed, attract. They bring together hot and cold, sweet and bitter in holy, delicious...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2015
Last comment by K, on Jul 13, 2015 at 11:56 pm | 1 comment | 2849 Views

AROUND TOWN

Old bombs unearthed in Mountain View

It might seem more like a problem for the shores of Normandy or Iwo Jima, but local police officials say World War II-era...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2015
Last comment by John Kostka, on Jul 13, 2015 at 8:05 pm | 4 comments | 5553 Views
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