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AROUND TOWN

'Timeless design' and a livable space

Sitting around their yellow dining-room table, surrounded by red, earthy walls and brightly painted sculptures from Mexico,...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2013
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AROUND TOWN

MV bride succumbs to lung cancer

Jen Bulik-Lang, the Mountain View woman whose terminal cancer diagnosis inspired local vendors to throw her a dream wedding,...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2013
Last comment by Did she smoke, on Oct 29, 2013 at 4:30 pm | 7 comments | 9903 Views

AROUND TOWN

El Camino bus lanes nixed by council, again

The City Council spent two and half hours discussing a plan for dedicated bus rapid transit lanes on El Camino Real on Tuesday,...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2012
Last comment by Rodger, on Jan 27, 2012 at 10:56 am | 29 comments | 9764 Views

ELECTIONS

Local fast food joint robbed

Three men carrying handguns robbed customers and employees at a local fast food restaurant yesterday evening. Read the...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by Rashun Al, on Dec 9, 2013 at 3:29 pm | 20 comments | 9631 Views

OTHER ISSUES

The little house on Boranda Avenue

City officials say they explored every alternative they could think of before deciding to demolish an elderly woman's home...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2010
Last comment by kaliphamolema, on Jun 12, 2010 at 9:16 am | 70 comments | 9625 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Pumar trial: Witnesses of grisly accident testify on first day

Four witnesses of the June 2012 traffic collision that killed William Ware as he waited for a bus in Mountain View testified...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Sep 12, 2013 at 5:38 pm | 12 comments | 9603 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Student's prank deserves reprimand, not jail time

I am a Mountain View resident and parent of a Mountain View High School student who served with Chris Egerton as a drum major...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2013
Last comment by Parent, on Mar 1, 2013 at 9:41 pm | 5 comments | 9588 Views

AROUND TOWN

City considers bold new transit system

Someday in Mountain View's not-too-distant future, driverless electric vehicles could whisk passengers between the downtown...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by James Anderson Merritt, on Oct 2, 2009 at 4:10 pm | 22 comments | 9570 Views

AROUND TOWN

The medical marijuana scene

Despite past failures, advocates are again approaching Mountain View officials with requests to open medical marijuana dispensaries...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2010
Last comment by Bob, on Mar 27, 2011 at 9:10 am | 106 comments | 9542 Views

AROUND TOWN

City rolls out pilot program for unleashed dogs

Mountain View plans to begin a one-year pilot program, permitting dog owners to unleash their pets at six local parks starting...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2014
Last comment by reason, on Jun 23, 2014 at 3:23 pm | 51 comments | 9503 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Salt pond restoration moves ahead

The process of turning two former salt ponds along Shoreline Park's northern edge back into tidal marshes soon will speed...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2013
Last comment by @Jim, on Nov 13, 2013 at 3:57 pm | 7 comments | 9482 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School should have kept kids indoors to avoid smoke, parent says

A local parent is upset that the staff of Landels Elementary School allowed her child and others outside during the school...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2013
Last comment by JW, on Dec 22, 2013 at 5:23 pm | 21 comments | 9454 Views

AROUND TOWN

Union janitors to return to City Hall, with less pay

The janitors who lost their jobs cleaning the city's buildings this year may be rehired by a surprisingly cheap union contractor...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2013
Last comment by Hmm, on Mar 3, 2014 at 4:58 pm | 20 comments | 9423 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bullis, LASD argue whether court has jurisdiction in latest motion

In the latest round of legal volleys between Bullis Charter School and the Los Altos School District, lawyers from each educational...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2012
Last comment by Public Schools, on Sep 14, 2012 at 12:30 am | 36 comments | 9389 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Google park' now a possibility

With Google in the midst of a donation-spree that seems timed to counter it becoming a symbol for Bay Area gentrification...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2014
Last comment by MV Council Seats Branding, on Mar 23, 2014 at 4:56 pm | 24 comments | 9378 Views

AROUND TOWN

NASA Ames' persistent star

NASA's Kepler mission was a dream that NASA Ames scientist William Borucki shared with Carl Sagan and others -- a telescope...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2013
Last comment by Martin Omander, on Nov 12, 2013 at 9:55 pm | 1 comment | 9357 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police ID dangerous chemicals in evacuated apartments

Police say they have identified chemicals that were present in an apartment complex on California St. Wednesday that led...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2014
Last comment by mn_test347, on Sep 30, 2014 at 10:44 am | 17 comments | 9357 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council shifts gears on San Antonio plan

After sharp public opposition delayed phase two of Merlone Geier's Village at San Antonio Center project last week, City...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2014
Last comment by Linda Curtis, on Jul 29, 2014 at 9:55 am | 112 comments | 9327 Views

AROUND TOWN

Attempted homicide thwarted by malfunctioning gun

Mountain View police are asking for the public's help in an attempted homicide Sunday that left a man injured. Read the...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2013
Last comment by sparty, on Oct 26, 2013 at 4:30 pm | 7 comments | 9164 Views

RESTAURANTS

Mystic coffee

You will likely be gently welcomed by Parviz Rasti, in wire-rim glasses and a sweater, looking very much the college professor...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2010
Last comment by A. Reader, on Oct 30, 2010 at 10:52 pm | 7 comments | 9127 Views
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Flirtation
By Chandrama Anderson | 3 comments | 1,545 views

Standardized Test Prep: When to Start and Whom to Hire?
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 0 comments | 676 views