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RESTAURANTS

The table will take your order now

California Roadhouse, the now-defunct bar and grill at 401 Castro Street, was going for an old-school image. But its replacement,...

Original post made on May. 10, 2008
Last comment by Steve Leung, on May 10, 2008 at 1:29 am | 1 comment | 5262 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 | 5261 Views

AROUND TOWN

Workers go on strike at BMW dealership

Mechanics and service writers at BMW of Mountain View went on strike this week, saying their reputation for doing high-quality...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2008
Last comment by Just a question, on Jun 19, 2008 at 12:48 pm | 56 comments | 5261 Views

ELECTIONS

Contested race for elementary school district

Up until the last minute, it looked like an uncontested race for the Mountain View Whisman School District. But on Aug. 8...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2014
Last comment by now I see a little, on Sep 21, 2014 at 4:29 pm | 29 comments | 5261 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Trustee says 'millions' needed to boost Castro students

In an effort to address poor student achievement among low-income and minority students, the Mountain View Whisman school...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2014
Last comment by Hmm, on Nov 13, 2014 at 2:56 pm | 9 comments | 5259 Views

RESTAURANTS

Neighbors frothing over beer garden plan

A handful of condo dwellers on Bryant Street have so far been successful in blocking a new restaurant and beer garden proposed...

Original post made on May. 31, 2012
Last comment by smadison, on Jun 4, 2012 at 1:15 pm | 12 comments | 5254 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Breathing easier

A woman from Yuba City can finally breathe easy -- literally -- thanks to a relatively new procedure she underwent at El...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2013
Last comment by Barbara, on Aug 6, 2013 at 10:56 pm | 1 comment | 5245 Views

ELECTIONS

Three MV council members eyeing Kniss' seat

A trio of Mountain View City Council members -- Margaret Abe-Koga, Laura Macias and Mike Kasperzak -- said this week that...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2010
Last comment by AgnosticAl, on Nov 24, 2010 at 2:05 pm | 10 comments | 5245 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council tweaks plan for 600 new homes in South Whisman

In a council election season where the need for more housing is a hot topic, council members were relatively quick to move...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by Funny, on Oct 27, 2014 at 9:05 pm | 10 comments | 5243 Views

AROUND TOWN

Polls by landlord group influenced council's rent control measure

Mountain View City Council members gave plenty of reasons for why they decided to draft a hasty rent-control ballot measure...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2016
Last comment by voting FOR rent control, on Jul 28, 2016 at 10:58 am | 35 comments | 5242 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Class in session at new Mistral Elementary

Monday marked the first day of school for bustling crowds of kindergarten students and parents, both excited and a little...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2015
Last comment by Castro grad, on Aug 20, 2015 at 3:24 pm | 1 comment | 5241 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two copters down: sequestration cuts hit 129th Rescue Wing

Members of the Air National Guard at Moffett Field say their capacity to rescue people from wildfires, shipwrecks, hurricanes...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2013
Last comment by USA, on Aug 4, 2013 at 5:21 pm | 12 comments | 5241 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council agrees on program to aid struggling renters

In council chambers filled with protesters holding signs seeking rent stabilization and just-cause eviction rules on Tuesday,...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2015
Last comment by ulysses, on Jan 29, 2016 at 6:32 pm | 17 comments | 5240 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Downtown's gorgeous garage

After 18 months of work and $18 million spent, the new garage at California and Bryant Street is scheduled to be completed...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2007
Last comment by Lisa, on Nov 15, 2007 at 11:35 am | 5 comments | 5239 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Fate of Immigrant House awaits community discussion

This spring residents will be asked to weigh in on the design of a new park on a 1.2-acre parcel at 771 North Rengstorff...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2015
Last comment by Kathy Hall, on Jan 14, 2015 at 4:21 pm | 4 comments | 5238 Views

AROUND TOWN

Growing need for garden plots in Mountain View

Want to grow your own veggies, herbs or flowers at a Mountain View community garden? Get to the back of the line. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2015
Last comment by Ernest, on Jul 26, 2015 at 8:44 am | 7 comments | 5238 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman taps former PAUSD head as interim superintendent

The Mountain View Whisman school board is tapping Kevin Skelly as the district's interim superintendent. Skelly, the former...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2014
Last comment by Saratoga Parent, on Jul 2, 2015 at 1:09 pm | 14 comments | 5237 Views

AROUND TOWN

Obon festival celebrates MV's Japanese community

Marilyn Ozawa is a practiced veteran: this weekend will mark her 43rd year teaching the Bon Odori dance at the Mountain View...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2013
Last comment by alisson, on Jul 22, 2013 at 10:48 am | 2 comments | 5234 Views

AROUND TOWN

Truck rollover shocks residents

Shortly before 5 p.m. on Saturday a pickup truck veered off the edge of the 237 freeway and rolled over into several trees,...

Original post made on May. 14, 2011
Last comment by Blue-penciled blue-nose, on May 23, 2011 at 5:43 pm | 20 comments | 5233 Views

OTHER ISSUES

The joys of home schooling

On a typical weekday, Jonathan Luxton, 11, sleeps in late, eats breakfast at 11:30, plays on the computer at noon, writes...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2007
Last comment by Jeff, on Oct 10, 2007 at 10:26 am | 1 comment | 5232 Views
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