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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 | 12392 Views

AROUND TOWN

As rents rise, struggling tenants face uncertain future

As rents in their once-affordable neighborhood skyrocket, longtime apartment dwellers on Mountain View's California Street...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2013
Last comment by Sean, on Sep 1, 2013 at 9:10 am | 41 comments | 12389 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Donors throw dream wedding for MV woman with terminal cancer

Jen Bulik thought she had all the time in the world to plan her dream wedding. Then the 35-year-old Mountain View woman was...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2013
Last comment by denise, on Jul 31, 2013 at 4:44 pm | 7 comments | 12299 Views

ELECTIONS

Flipping a U-turn, MV leaders endorse dedicated bus lanes

Despite numerous misgivings, Mountain View city leaders on Tuesday threw their support behind a controversial Santa Clara...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2015
Last comment by DavidR, on May 13, 2015 at 6:07 pm | 460 comments | 12262 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 | 12241 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council rejects two big projects

Two major redevelopment proposals were rejected at Tuesday's City Council meeting, and it wasn't because council members...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2014
Last comment by Carless Californian, on Feb 14, 2014 at 11:03 pm | 47 comments | 12216 Views

AROUND TOWN

Food feature: Little Bee Pops offers ice cream truck alternative

When Mountain View resident Liz Snyder said no to her 6-year-old daughter's request for a treat from the ice cream truck...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2012
Last comment by curious, on Jul 31, 2012 at 5:31 pm | 3 comments | 12191 Views

AROUND TOWN

Funding challenges cloud high-speed rail's future

With California's high-speed rail system preparing for a groundbreaking in Central Valley, the fate of the $68-billion project...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2013
Last comment by No_issue, on Nov 19, 2013 at 11:43 am | 18 comments | 12181 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google unveils self driving car prototype

Google posted a video this week of elderly and disabled passengers enjoying a prototype self-driving car, another step towards...

Original post made on May. 28, 2014
Last comment by Darin, on Jun 15, 2014 at 9:09 pm | 18 comments | 12031 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council OKs two apartment complexes for El Camino Real

The City Council approved a pair of four-story apartment complexes on Tuesday that will add 362 homes to the city's booming...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2013
Last comment by Linda, on Nov 22, 2013 at 1:34 pm | 25 comments | 12020 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council hesitant to boost library funding

In city budget discussions on Tuesday, the City Council supported adding $50,000 to next year's library budget for new books,...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2013
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Jun 17, 2013 at 1:24 pm | 16 comments | 11996 Views

OTHER ISSUES

It is time to test chloramine

Amid the recent turmoil over dangerous chemicals in our food and toys, it's amazing to observe the federal government's somewhat...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2007
Last comment by MrsJ, on Oct 12, 2012 at 9:33 pm | 24 comments | 11970 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Graham students take 'anything but a car' to school

Graham Middle School saw a sharp increase in the number of students who walked or biked to school on Nov. 1, "Anything but...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2013
Last comment by EducatedMV, on Nov 13, 2013 at 12:26 pm | 6 comments | 11962 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 | 11923 Views

OTHER ISSUES

El Camino Hospital to lay off 140

El Camino Hospital announced today, Aug. 12, that it will be laying off about 140 full- and part-time employees. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2010
Last comment by Concerned, on Aug 30, 2010 at 9:21 am | 58 comments | 11804 Views

AROUND TOWN

Students, staff show off new labs at Foothill College

Touring the newly opened Physical Sciences & Engineering Center at Foothill College, it's easy to forget you are on the grounds...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2013
Last comment by Anonymous, on Mar 21, 2013 at 9:18 pm | 3 comments | 11749 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Charter school squabble misguided

It is time for the Los Altos School District (LASD) to turn down the rhetoric and accept that it can no longer refuse to...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2011
Last comment by Michael, on Jun 13, 2012 at 10:58 am | 26 comments | 11723 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 | 11717 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Google donates free community shuttle service

The free community shuttle that has been long desired by some City Council members and residents is going to become reality...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2014
Last comment by Molly, on Jul 24, 2014 at 3:21 pm | 33 comments | 11632 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'Tammy'

By all rights, the new comedy "Tammy" would be the ultimate expression of Melissa McCarthy's comedy. Written by the film...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Jul 5, 2014 at 11:25 am | 1 comment | 11620 Views
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