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AROUND TOWN

A Festival of Fall Arts

Fall is here, and as all art lovers know, that means a fresh new arts season is upon us. In the following pages, you'll find...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Sep 12, 2014 at 1:41 pm | 1 comment | 4884 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill grad earns degree entirely online

A Berkeley-bound student who earned his associate's degree entirely online is among nearly 1,000 students who will graduate...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2014
Last comment by 15 years in Mountain View, on Jul 4, 2014 at 2:49 pm | 5 comments | 4882 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Summer dumdums

With summer vacation in full swing, students are enjoying their chance to kick back and relax for awhile. But a recent announcement...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2007
Last comment by GSB, on Aug 9, 2007 at 1:08 pm | 4 comments | 4879 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fire inspectors: Mobile home fire was intentionally set

The fire that tore through a mobile home last month was intentionally set, according to an investigation by the Mountain...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2014
Last comment by beelia, on Jan 3, 2014 at 5:31 pm | 1 comment | 4878 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 | 4878 Views

AROUND TOWN

A smaller carbon footprint? There's an app for that

It might be hard to wrap your head around, but a Bay Area company is aiming to turn your home into a "virtual powerplant"...

Original post made on May. 23, 2014
Last comment by Martin Omander, on May 23, 2014 at 5:02 pm | 2 comments | 4874 Views

RESTAURANTS

State sets new water restrictions for urban areas

California's State Water Resources Control Board voted unanimously Tuesday to impose new mandatory restrictions on urban...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2015
Last comment by Conservative, on Mar 31, 2015 at 6:21 am | 16 comments | 4872 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cops ID victim in shooting

Mountain View police have identified the young man killed in Old Mountain View last Thursday night in a double-shooting which...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2008
Last comment by immigrant orthopedic surgeon from mountain view, on Feb 25, 2008 at 6:09 pm | 7 comments | 4870 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New group slams LASD board performance

A new nonprofit group, critical of Los Altos School District leadership and spending, ran ads last week highlighting the...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2014
Last comment by EACH Misleads Again!, on Jun 15, 2014 at 10:45 am | 15 comments | 4869 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 | 4869 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Your tax dollars hard at work ... somewhere else

It's no secret that traffic in Santa Clara County is bad and getting worse, as an influx of new residents and new jobs strains...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2015
Last comment by They'll come begging again, on Aug 28, 2015 at 9:57 am | 43 comments | 4864 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 | 4862 Views

SPORTS

You go, girls!

The Mountain View Los Altos Girls Softball teams qualified to play at the Western Nationals this month, for the very first...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2013
Last comment by Softball lover, on Aug 8, 2013 at 9:40 am | 2 comments | 4862 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Harry and Ida Pinto, husband and wife, passed away on same day

Harry and Ida Pinto, Mountain View residents married for 67 years, died within 12 hours of each other on Aug. 26. Both were...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2007
Last comment by Les Groshong, on Sep 10, 2007 at 12:27 pm | 2 comments | 4862 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council struggles with plans for North Bayshore

In the first real City Council meeting of the year, members found themselves wrestling with a monstrous task — how...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2014
Last comment by Knower, on Feb 2, 2014 at 2:28 pm | 2 comments | 4862 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Grinch who stole the Christmas flamingo

The morning after Christmas, a thief stole more than just a Christmas-themed flamingo from a home on Wright Avenue -- he...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2010
Last comment by Andrei, on Jan 3, 2011 at 11:11 pm | 6 comments | 4860 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 | 4856 Views

AROUND TOWN

EPA zeros in on sewer line polluters

In the investigation of the toxics found under homes on Evandale Avenue in 2012, the Environmental Protection Agency has...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2015
Last comment by Thomas&Magaly, on Feb 20, 2015 at 10:10 pm | 3 comments | 4850 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School's new paradigm could come with a price

It isn't often that a school district steps out of the traditional educational mold and adopts a totally new concept of teaching. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2007
Last comment by Amanda, on Aug 31, 2007 at 2:17 pm | 5 comments | 4849 Views

AROUND TOWN

School drug forum informs, shocks parents

A presentation on drug use at Mountain View High School last week had plenty of shock value, showing graphic videos of people...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2014
Last comment by Kelsey Rush, on Apr 22, 2014 at 4:34 am | 8 comments | 4849 Views
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