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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 | 4996 Views

AROUND TOWN

Who planned this (bars and ice cream shops)

Have you ever strolled down Castro St. in the evening? Right next to the ice cream (gelato) shop, what do you find? Two...

Original post made by Bernie Brightman on Jun. 25, 2007
Last comment by Carly, on Jan 22, 2009 at 4:50 pm | 12 comments | 4996 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 | 4995 Views

AROUND TOWN

City looks to loosen rules on granny units

In what might be a drop in the bucket toward solving the local housing shortage, Mountain View City Council members on Tuesday...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2015
Last comment by SandyH, on Mar 23, 2016 at 7:45 am | 14 comments | 4995 Views

MOVIES

'Suspicious behavior' leads to three arrests at Kohl's

Police arrested three people over the weekend after they allegedly tried to purchase over $950 in merchandise at the Kohl's...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2015
Last comment by mangawy, on Jan 4, 2015 at 7:11 am | 1 comment | 4993 Views

AROUND TOWN

City approves plan to close down RV park

Twenty-one households will be displaced from a North Whisman RV park to make way for a new row-house development approved...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2015
Last comment by Dave Thompson, on Aug 6, 2015 at 11:43 am | 13 comments | 4991 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 | 4990 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 | 4987 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Former 49er found guilty of misdemeanors in domestic violence case

After a six-day trial, jurors found former San Francisco 49er offensive tackle and Palo Alto resident Kwame Harris guilty...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2013
Last comment by EducatedMV, on Nov 13, 2013 at 12:15 pm | 5 comments | 4984 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School auditorium costs go over budget

Development costs are through the roof across the Peninsula, and it's taking a toll on school district plans for new auditoriums...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2014
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jun 29, 2014 at 8:33 am | 7 comments | 4983 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council race: Ellen Kamei has 'deep roots' in city

Environmental planning commissioner and third-generation Mountain View resident Ellen Kamei has kicked off her campaign for...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by SOS, on Aug 2, 2014 at 8:01 am | 4 comments | 4983 Views

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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 | 4982 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 | 4981 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Brain drain taking its toll on Silicon Valley

Smart, talented immigrants have shaped the entrepreneurial spirit of Silicon Valley for decades. But these days, with economies...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2010
Last comment by deFudge, on Mar 29, 2010 at 6:05 pm | 87 comments | 4981 Views

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Fire closes Burger King on El Camino

No one was hurt when the Burger King near Grant Road on El Camino Real caught fire Thursday, an official from the Mountain...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2013
Last comment by Hmmmmm, on Mar 19, 2014 at 2:25 am | 9 comments | 4980 Views

OTHER ISSUES

From saris to blue jeans

In August 1947, India emerged bold and triumphant from the shackles of British rule. Today, 60 years later, Indians have...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2007
Last comment by Yanping Liao, on Dec 12, 2007 at 10:42 am | 2 comments | 4979 Views

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Teen fights for typical life despite pain

Katie Taves sounds like a typical high school student. She likes yoga and cooking, dislikes geometry and begrudgingly accepts...

Original post made on May. 13, 2014
Last comment by Eric Ratner, on May 14, 2014 at 12:22 pm | 6 comments | 4978 Views

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IS DMV slowing down self-driving cars?

Google, Tesla and a pack of other companies investing in autonomous car technology are certain to have circled Thursday,...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2016
Last comment by BD, on Jan 30, 2016 at 9:34 am | 13 comments | 4978 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Permanente Creek Flood Protection Project

This evening, the Santa Clara Valley Water District held a hearing in city council chambers to discuss the draft environmental...

Original post made by dfb on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by dfb, on Nov 11, 2009 at 10:07 pm | 1 comment | 4977 Views

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Police: reports of mountain lion sighting at Rengstorff Park

Police in Mountain View are advising residents near Rengstorff Park to stay inside after a mountain lion was reportedly seen...

Original post made on May. 6, 2014
Last comment by Waiting for the reality, on May 9, 2014 at 6:43 am | 10 comments | 4977 Views
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PokéWorks opens in Mountain View
By Elena Kadvany | 5 comments | 3,536 views

Heart Pounding, Hands Cold and Sweating
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,998 views