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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 | 5586 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Denial of Justice?

Is hostility toward suspected pedophiles so severe that prosecutors exhibit excessive zeal and defense attorneys don't bother...

Original post made by Stevie James on Jul. 18, 2007
Last comment by Fima Fimovich, on Jul 20, 2007 at 6:37 pm | 2 comments | 5583 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Plutocracy and the Santa Clara Board of Education

On November 26, the Santa Clara County Board of Education allowed the Bullis Charter School (BCS) to amend its enrollment...

Original post made by Serge Bonte on Dec. 7, 2007
Last comment by Parent, on Jan 9, 2008 at 8:45 am | 6 comments | 5580 Views

AROUND TOWN

Former Assemblyman Ira Ruskin dies from brain tumor

Longtime former state Assemblyman Ira Ruskin, who represented Palo Alto for six years, died on July 3, according to his family....

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2014
Last comment by Stanley Kuperstein, on Sep 9, 2014 at 4:49 pm | 5 comments | 5576 Views

SPORTS

Parent asks board to remove MVHS coach

A Mountain View High School parent asked district board members this week to fire the school's varsity girls basketball coach...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2009
Last comment by 3rd Times Not a Charm, on May 2, 2011 at 4:02 pm | 28 comments | 5575 Views

AROUND TOWN

LinkedIn offers job-search help for the homeless

A group of 55 homeless people paid a visit to LinkedIn's Mountain View headquarters Friday where dozens of LinkedIn employees...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2014
There are no comments yet. 5574 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Khan Academy opens doors to world diplomats

It was one of the rare times when the Khan Academy was teaching a live, in-person class, rather than through a video feed....

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2015
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Apr 2, 2015 at 9:02 am | 2 comments | 5573 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bird sculpture takes wing

The City Council approved a new art installation for Shoreline Park on Tuesday that had a few people, including some on the...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2008
Last comment by Anna, on Jan 24, 2008 at 10:25 am | 3 comments | 5567 Views

OTHER ISSUES

MV man accused of torture, sex abuse to stand trial

A Mountain View man who allegedly tortured and beat his girlfriend's teenage brother for months will stand trial on four...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2015
Last comment by Know it, on Feb 27, 2015 at 9:01 am | 7 comments | 5565 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Neighbors express fears over toxic plume

In a meeting with residents of Mountain View's Wagon Wheel neighborhood on Sunday, EPA officials addressed fears about the...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2013
Last comment by Old Ben, on Mar 12, 2013 at 12:12 am | 3 comments | 5563 Views

RESTAURANTS

Shalala hits all the right notes

Umami. It is the fifth taste, most easily translated from Japanese as savoriness, which, in addition to sweet, salty, sour,...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2011
Last comment by BD, on Mar 22, 2011 at 9:17 am | 7 comments | 5557 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Jackhammer thrown in fight between roommates

Police arrested a Mountain View resident over the weekend after he allegedly got into fights with his female roommate, including...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2016
Last comment by I-Got-mine, on Aug 18, 2016 at 6:42 pm | 2 comments | 5556 Views

ELECTIONS

Mountain View Whisman school board

<B>Note: Chris Chiang is one of five candidates running for the Mountain View Whisman School Board. His profile was mistakenly...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by another candidate, on Oct 12, 2012 at 10:06 am | 1 comment | 5554 Views

AROUND TOWN

A friend in deed

Public accolades and private turmoil have marked the past 18 months for community activist Elena Pacheco. The tireless volunteer...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2015
Last comment by Neighbors Helping Neighbors, on Jul 12, 2015 at 12:10 pm | 5 comments | 5553 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Trustees delay vote on special education cuts

An agenda item to eliminate 11 full-time positions in the Mountain View Whisman School District's special education program...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2009
Last comment by concerned parent, on Jan 20, 2010 at 10:50 am | 16 comments | 5552 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto Bowl, Midpeninsula's last alley, set to close

Palo Alto Bowl owner Rhythm Smith sat Monday facing a sea of empty lanes, wringing her hands -- her left, with its long,...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2011
Last comment by tommygee54, on Aug 29, 2011 at 6:14 pm | 13 comments | 5552 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google Fiber project seeks City Council's OK

Could Google finally bring its acclaimed super-speed internet service to its hometown? After years of discussion, the company...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2016
Last comment by AppleCider, on May 4, 2016 at 4:02 pm | 36 comments | 5552 Views

ELECTIONS

Council incumbents battle newcomers in Chamber debate

Three City Council incumbents defended their records against three challengers in a debate hosted by the Chamber of Commerce...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2010
Last comment by PeaceLove, on Oct 8, 2010 at 3:33 pm | 26 comments | 5552 Views

SPORTS

City attorney announces retirement

The city announced today that Michael Martello, Mountain View's longest serving city attorney, is set to retire in December. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2009
Last comment by Alan R, on Oct 14, 2009 at 12:34 pm | 4 comments | 5549 Views

AROUND TOWN

Farm owners threaten lawsuit

In the days leading up to next week's City Council meeting, the battle over the Grant Road farm has taken on the ugly traits...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2007
Last comment by hunjnjkn, on Jun 7, 2007 at 7:25 pm | 3 comments | 5548 Views
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Paris Baguette coming to Mountain View
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