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RESTAURANTS

A touch of New England

Our beloved Dungeness crab season might be finally getting underway, given last week's lifting of a three-month health warning...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2016
Last comment by Common sense, on Feb 22, 2016 at 10:41 pm | 6 comments | 5974 Views

ELECTIONS

Rent-control measure expected to go to voters in November

A signature-gathering effort to place a measure on the November ballot that would restrict increases in Mountain View's apartment...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2016
Last comment by The voters will decide, on Jun 21, 2016 at 2:08 pm | 46 comments | 5974 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No place like the classroom for Alta Vista teacher

At the conclusion of his year-long fellowship with the U.S. Department of Education, Alta Vista High School social studies...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2013
Last comment by Castro Cougar, on Aug 23, 2013 at 2:24 pm | 1 comment | 5966 Views

ELECTIONS

Voter information forums coming up

Civic groups will be hosting a variety of voter-education forums in the coming weeks, providing the electorate with opportunities...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2012
Last comment by Bill James, on Oct 3, 2012 at 11:26 am | 2 comments | 5964 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Parcel tax could boost South Bay wetland restoration

Wetland restoration and flood protection in the South Bay, including Mountain View, could get a big boost in funding this...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2016
Last comment by No new taxes, on Feb 25, 2016 at 6:57 pm | 15 comments | 5957 Views

AROUND TOWN

NASA Ames ready for liftoff

A NASA Ames official came to City Hall last week to elaborate on the agency's plans for a huge research park at Moffett Field...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2007
Last comment by Rich, on May 19, 2008 at 7:05 pm | 10 comments | 5951 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MVLA picks new trustee

Joseph Mitchner, a Mountain View resident and self-described finance "nerd," has been appointed to the Mountain View-Los...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2007
Last comment by eric, on Aug 6, 2007 at 1:26 pm | 1 comment | 5948 Views

AROUND TOWN

Three-city gun buyback to be held Feb. 23

A group of Silicon Valley residents is sponsoring a gun-buyback event for Palo Alto, Menlo Park and East Palo Alto on Saturday,...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2013
Last comment by Curious, on Feb 15, 2013 at 11:39 pm | 12 comments | 5944 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Los Altos School District to vote on parcel tax

In an effort to make up for falling revenues from state and federal sources, Los Altos' elementary and middle school officials...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2011
Last comment by Count Me Out Too, on Mar 9, 2011 at 2:48 pm | 62 comments | 5943 Views

AROUND TOWN

Who needs the Moffett runways?

To ensure that the planned lease of Moffett Field serves the interest of neighboring communities and to comply with the National...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2013
Last comment by Bill Hough, on Sep 23, 2013 at 10:50 am | 1 comment | 5943 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 | 5943 Views

AROUND TOWN

The chili house mystery

A recent round of downtown demolition revealed a curious puzzle for Mountain View's history buffs. Read the full story...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2016
Last comment by Pizan209, on Mar 25, 2016 at 8:19 am | 10 comments | 5943 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 | 5940 Views

AROUND TOWN

City asks: Should developers fund more affordable housing?

City officials want to know if residents think developers of offices and housing should pay more for the development of affordable...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2014
Last comment by confused, on Dec 3, 2014 at 6:13 pm | 31 comments | 5936 Views

AROUND TOWN

MV sets sights on new transit center

Adding to the stack of transportation-related projects, Mountain View leaders last week pushed forward plans to begin studying...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2015
Last comment by Anthodyd, on Dec 2, 2015 at 10:51 am | 31 comments | 5933 Views

AROUND TOWN

Regulations, residents often hamper affordable housing

On paper, it seemed like a project no one could oppose: a 60-unit apartment complex for low-income seniors in one of the...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2016
Last comment by Douglas Moran, on Aug 15, 2016 at 3:57 pm | 14 comments | 5931 Views

AROUND TOWN

In a tight spot: residents pitch ideas for Stevens Creek Trail

Over 120 people packed a meeting hall in Los Altos on Nov. 14 to discuss the biggest challenges yet in extending the Stevens...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2012
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Nov 26, 2012 at 3:17 pm | 17 comments | 5928 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Boundary options whittled down

A committee formed by the Los Altos School District to analyze various scenarios for boundary changes made some headway Tuesday...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2007
Last comment by Karen Rudolph, on Jun 7, 2007 at 10:44 pm | 4 comments | 5927 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fatal crash on Hwy. 280 near Los Altos

A male driver was killed early this morning on Interstate Highway 280 near Los Altos when he lost control of his car, slammed...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2015
Last comment by Maher, on Mar 11, 2015 at 3:34 pm | 1 comment | 5927 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View woman killed in freeway incident Tuesday

A Mountain View woman whose vehicle was struck by debris from a jackknifed big-rig Tuesday afternoon on U.S. 101 in Redwood...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2007
Last comment by Nick simpson, on Jun 2, 2007 at 1:38 am | 1 comment | 5924 Views
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