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Zimbabwe benefit run kicks off with poetry slams

Three slam poetry and storytelling events, the Zimbabwe Poetry Slam and African Folk Tales performances, will be held in...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by UC Davis Grad, on Mar 18, 2014 at 7:12 pm | 7 comments | 3571 Views

BOOKS

Local author finds sci-fi success with Martian thriller

It's hard to believe that Andy Weir doesn't work for NASA: computer simulations, mathematical calculations and chemical studies...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2014
Last comment by Martin Omander, on Mar 12, 2014 at 11:44 pm | 1 comment | 3571 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Polifrone Highest Paid MVWSD Teacher in 2010

According to the Public Employee Salaries Database 2010, the highest paid teacher in MVWSD in 2010 was the controversial...

Original post made by MVWSD Watchdog on May. 11, 2011
Last comment by District Dad, on May 19, 2011 at 5:37 pm | 6 comments | 3570 Views

ELECTIONS

Editorial endorsement: Phone tax upgrade justified

In Mountain View, home of Google and numerous high-tech firms, voters should easily understand the city's effort to broaden...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2010
Last comment by nil, on Nov 1, 2010 at 7:49 pm | 1 comment | 3565 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents seek larger slice of Shoreline taxes

In one of its most challenging discussions in recent memory, the City Council on Tuesday will talk about the possibility...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2011
Last comment by FYI, on Feb 9, 2011 at 5:48 pm | 29 comments | 3565 Views

AROUND TOWN

Crime briefs: robber pleads no contest and man found with fractured skull

Man charged with robbery in Mountain View and other cities pleads no contest and police find an uncooperative man with a...

Original post made on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by Derp, on May 25, 2014 at 7:44 pm | 6 comments | 3563 Views

AROUND TOWN

Thursday, Nov. 1

[http://foothill.edu/theatre/rosen/ ==B Theater:== 'Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead'] Today, Nov. 1, is the first...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Nov 1, 2012 at 1:15 pm | 1 comment | 3560 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Arrest made in Merales murder

Police have announced an arrest in the murder of Jose Merales, 17, gunned down on Higdon Avenue late last month. Read the...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2008
Last comment by ANONYMOUS, on Sep 2, 2008 at 5:13 pm | 7 comments | 3559 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Arrest made in murder of Jeffrey Johnson

Police have announced that a suspect has been arrested in the murder of 20-year-old Mountain View resident Jeffrey Johnson,...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2008
Last comment by mike gilbert, on May 22, 2008 at 10:17 pm | 10 comments | 3557 Views

RESTAURANTS

French Dip Restaurant

You have to try; http://www.adamsonsfrenchdip.com/ ...

Original post made by MARY on Jul. 24, 2009
Last comment by sean, on Dec 1, 2009 at 7:29 pm | 1 comment | 3554 Views

AROUND TOWN

Former Mayor Rosemary Stasek has died

Former Mayor Rosemary Stasek, known locally as an exemplary public servant, passed away this morning in Afghanistan at age...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2009
Last comment by Jon Claerbout, on Apr 14, 2014 at 4:28 pm | 46 comments | 3554 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View schools show improvement in standardized tests

Local elementary, middle and high schools showed an overall improvement on state standardized test scores last year, according...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2010
Last comment by frustrated, on Sep 1, 2010 at 11:23 pm | 50 comments | 3550 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 | 3550 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View Rotary Community Service Grants Program

All Community Grant requests for this coming fiscal year (July 1 thru June 30) must be submitted by March 1, 2008. Awards...

Original post made by Alicia Crank on Jan. 24, 2008
There are no comments yet. 3544 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Muscles of iron, heart of gold

In January of 2005, Mountain View resident Christina Davis had the same New Year's resolutions many of us have — lose...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2008
Last comment by Cat, on Mar 17, 2008 at 9:35 pm | 2 comments | 3538 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City Council wants to close expressway entrance

The City Council is leaning towards closing a Central Expressway on-ramp at the end of Stierlin Road to create a public...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2013
Last comment by Blame the city council, on Apr 24, 2013 at 3:20 pm | 37 comments | 3538 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Autism 101

As the Covington students looked on, three puppets named Freddie, Crystal and Angela learned to become friends despite Freddie's...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2008
Last comment by GSB, on Jun 8, 2008 at 5:11 pm | 2 comments | 3537 Views

ELECTIONS

New law requires carbon monoxide detectors

Local fire officials are spreading the word about a new California law requiring carbon monoxide detectors to be placed in...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2011
Last comment by Beuttey, on Aug 31, 2011 at 11:36 pm | 2 comments | 3533 Views

RESTAURANTS

Kosher on Castro at The Kitchen Table

Mountain View is now home to what is reportedly the only kosher full-service restaurant in the Bay Area, where meats and...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2009
Last comment by al, on Sep 8, 2009 at 1:30 pm | 3 comments | 3531 Views

AROUND TOWN

Holiday sights in Mountain View, any favorites?

I've never seen a full blown, highly-trafficked candy cane lane of sorts in Mountain View but perhaps you know of a street...

Original post made by Daniel DeBolt on Dec. 9, 2010
Last comment by Judi, on Dec 13, 2010 at 7:48 pm | 10 comments | 3531 Views
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Local picks on 2015 Michelin Bib Gourmand list
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Ode to Brussels Sprout
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Go Giants! Next Stop: World Series!
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