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OTHER ISSUES

Milk pail deal goes sour

It didn't last long. Following the last-minute deal announced July 2 between developer Merlone Geier and Milk Pail Market...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2014
Last comment by mv resident, on Jul 16, 2014 at 11:24 pm | 78 comments | 16429 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Review: 'Closed Circuit'

You've seen worse than the new boilerplate legal thriller "Closed Circuit," but you've also seen a lot better. -P.C. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2013
There are no comments yet. 16398 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council: Pay raises needed to attract candidates

Council members said Tuesday said that they spend 30 hours a week doing a job that pays only $600 a month. To attract council...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2013
Last comment by sceptic, on Dec 4, 2013 at 11:18 am | 42 comments | 16386 Views

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Man dies in cement-truck accident on Middlefield

A man died on Middlefield Road on Saturday morning after an accident that caused the cement truck he was driving to topple...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2013
Last comment by Doug Pearson, on Aug 26, 2013 at 9:33 pm | 3 comments | 16382 Views

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Bike stolen from second story balcony

A local man's bike was stolen from the second-story balcony at his apartment in the 1500 block of W. Middlefield Road, according...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2013
Last comment by James, on Aug 29, 2013 at 10:20 pm | 6 comments | 16351 Views

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Ames' flying robot and airline traffic projects in spotlight

In a tour of NASA Ames on Monday, NASA chief Charles Bolden stopped to listen to engineers discuss several projects that...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2014
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Mar 20, 2014 at 4:57 pm | 1 comment | 16311 Views

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Campaign launched to save tiny 1888 "immigrant house"

Local residents once fought to save the home of Mountain View pioneer and businessman Henry Rengstorff, but now there's an...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2012
Last comment by Tina, on Apr 27, 2013 at 7:17 pm | 18 comments | 16300 Views

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One woman's indelible mark on Silicon Valley

It can be argued that NASA Ames Research Center and Moffett Federal Airfield would not exist if it weren't for the vision...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2013
Last comment by Interesting, on Aug 6, 2013 at 2:50 pm | 2 comments | 16257 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents seek larger slice of Shoreline taxes

In one of its most challenging discussions in recent memory, the City Council on Tuesday will talk about the possibility...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2011
Last comment by FYI, on Feb 9, 2011 at 5:48 pm | 29 comments | 16195 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents up in arms over digital math program

It sounds like a perfect fit for a school district based in the heart of Silicon Valley: a "smart" math curriculum -- administered...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2017
Last comment by Worthwhile reading again, 9 hours ago | 100 comments | 16149 Views

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Council balks at controversial cat rules

With weeks of controversy over new cat license requirements now resolved, you might think that a new city animal control...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2014
Last comment by Ratso Rizzo, on Sep 9, 2015 at 3:01 pm | 94 comments | 16146 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Yahoo's Marissa Mayer buys funeral-home property

Palo Alto's oldest funeral home is closing its doors on Oct. 31, and the property's new owner is Yahoo Chief Executive Officer...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2013
Last comment by tommygee54, on Oct 29, 2013 at 9:28 pm | 8 comments | 16090 Views

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Dedication set for Berlin Wall display outside library

Two big sections of the Berlin Wall now on permanent display in front of the Mountain View library will be dedicated in a...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2013
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Nov 7, 2013 at 11:00 pm | 10 comments | 15999 Views

ELECTIONS

LASD board members call it quits

Two board members at the Los Altos School District are leaving on a high note this year. Following approval of the five-year...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by Agreed, on Aug 28, 2014 at 11:33 am | 50 comments | 15970 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD, Bullis exchange openly hostile open letters

A little more than a month after officials from the Los Altos School District publicized their proposal to partner with Bullis...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2013
Last comment by Citizen Lawyer, on Nov 17, 2013 at 11:22 am | 1 comment | 15928 Views

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Woman killed by train identified as Stanford professor

The Santa Clara County Coroner's office has identified the woman who was struck and killed by a train the morning of Aug....

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2013
Last comment by Neighbors Helping Neighbors, on Sep 1, 2013 at 12:29 pm | 7 comments | 15844 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A summer boost for kids

Fighting off the summer brain drain can be tough for families that can't afford expensive summer camps, but two parents from...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2014
Last comment by LASD parent too, on Aug 7, 2014 at 5:15 pm | 27 comments | 15759 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board member resigns over hostility

Board member Chris Chiang announced Friday night that he will be stepping down from the Mountain View Whisman school board...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2015
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Jun 15, 2015 at 7:36 pm | 117 comments | 15596 Views

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Big plan in the works for San Antonio shopping center area

A 3-acre central park and a large promenade are among the amenities that belong in a fully redeveloped San Antonio ShoppingCenter,...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2014
Last comment by Garrett, on Feb 12, 2014 at 10:25 am | 26 comments | 15577 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'Palo Alto'

The film "Palo Alto" universalizes its setting to an archetypal upscale suburbia, populated by disaffected white kids and...

Original post made on May. 16, 2014
Last comment by FM, on May 16, 2014 at 3:41 pm | 1 comment | 15559 Views
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