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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Girls in gangs

For Los Altos High School senior "Paula," exposure to gangs started early, in middle school. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2007
Last comment by Post Highschool, on Jun 13, 2007 at 6:03 pm | 4 comments | 5897 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google hires goats as low-carbon lawnmowers

Over the last week one of the world's biggest high tech companies used some very low tech weed control methods. Read the...

Original post made on May. 4, 2009
Last comment by TW, on Jun 29, 2009 at 4:08 am | 22 comments | 5897 Views

ELECTIONS

City Council candidates in dead heat to the finish

While a winner was called in the presidential election Tuesday night just before 10 p.m., City Council candidates were still...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by Old Ben, on Nov 12, 2012 at 11:56 am | 29 comments | 5893 Views

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Parents fed up with school district's wait list

More than 170 would-be elementary and middle school students have been placed on the Mountain View Whisman School District's...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2011
Last comment by Elaine, on Jul 21, 2011 at 6:20 am | 35 comments | 5892 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Where to draw the line?

School boundaries in Mountain View aren't working particularly well for the Mountain View Whisman School District. Officials...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2015
Last comment by Plan for growth, on Feb 2, 2015 at 2:56 pm | 8 comments | 5882 Views

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City retirees collect pensions, return to work

The cost of city employee pensions has long been a subject of controversy, and that debate was given new life recently after...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2010
Last comment by jimmy, on Feb 2, 2010 at 5:06 am | 54 comments | 5880 Views

SPORTS

Red Star Soccer Academy Shines with San Jose Earthquakes

On a bright spring afternoon recently, members of the San Jose Earthquakes, Northern California’s Major League Soccer team,...

Original post made by C. Machatzke on Jun. 1, 2011
There are no comments yet. 5879 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View's anti-smoking efforts get an 'A'

For the second year in a row, a local coalition has awarded Mountain View its highest marks in tobacco-control efforts among...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2011
Last comment by Proof, on Feb 2, 2013 at 11:30 pm | 13 comments | 5874 Views

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The day the video store died

Nostalgia lines the shelves in Videoscope, Mountain View's last video rental store. The sentiment overwhelms upon entering...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2013
Last comment by k teleki, on Jun 15, 2013 at 12:58 am | 4 comments | 5874 Views

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Wine bar finally opens in train depot

After eight years of vacancy a business is finally opening this week inside the replica of Mountain View's 1888 train depot...

Original post made on May. 17, 2010
Last comment by heehee, on May 22, 2010 at 11:16 pm | 43 comments | 5867 Views

BOOKS

Walkability workshop perambulates Rengstorff

More than 30 people attended a workshop last Saturday at the Mountain View community center to discuss how to make the Rengstorff...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2008
Last comment by dfb, on Mar 23, 2008 at 5:17 pm | 2 comments | 5858 Views

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Asbestos drives renters out for good

Three weeks after a botched roofing job caused asbestos contamination and rainwater damage in their homes, several residents...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2007
Last comment by Dilbert Fan, on Nov 5, 2007 at 3:13 pm | 20 comments | 5852 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'Nowhere Boy'

'Tis the job of the biopic to psychoanalyze its famous subject and sketch connective lines between the past and the future,...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2010
Last comment by eric, on Oct 18, 2010 at 10:39 am | 1 comment | 5852 Views

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Local gay couples say 'I do'

It is a warm Friday afternoon with the sun lighting the fountain in C.W. Hobbs and Stephen Carney's back yard. The two jokingly...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2008
Last comment by CW&Stephen, on Aug 9, 2008 at 9:18 am | 38 comments | 5847 Views

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Immigrant students get crash course in DREAM Act

Although Gov. Jerry Brown signed California's DREAM Act into law two years ago this month, it isn't always clear to eligible...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2013
There are no comments yet. 5846 Views

RESTAURANTS

Kauai BBQ Grill - Closed?!?!

Does anyone know why Kauai BBQ Grill on Dana St closed down? I loved the Hawaiian BBQ food there and the other competitors...

Original post made by Thumper on Jul. 17, 2007
Last comment by Kari, on Oct 13, 2007 at 10:39 am | 5 comments | 5842 Views

RESTAURANTS

MV restaurant fined over unpaid overtime wages

Xanh Restaurant in Mountain View will be paying more than $90,000 to employees after a U.S. Department of Labor investigation...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by Geek, on Oct 20, 2014 at 9:02 am | 11 comments | 5840 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight: council candidate forum on housing and transportation

The public will have a number of opportunities to learn about the views of Mountain View's City Council candidates in coming...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2014
Last comment by greedy-growth-MV, on Sep 4, 2014 at 2:13 pm | 23 comments | 5838 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents up in arms over 'abusive' teacher

Mountain View parents say they are fed up with a fourth grade teacher at Huff Elementary School who they claim is not being...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2009
Last comment by Opportunistic Activist, on Mar 21, 2009 at 10:03 pm | 114 comments | 5837 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Coroner releases name of man killed on train tracks

After seeking the public's help in identifying a man killed Friday evening on the train tracks between Mountain View and...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2015
Last comment by resident, on Jan 12, 2015 at 3:01 pm | 2 comments | 5837 Views
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Naked Men and Pineapple with Tomato
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French Laundry alums to open Palo Alto restaurant
By Elena Kadvany | 18 comments | 10,193 views

Peace Walk and Father's Grief Retreat
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 124 views