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AROUND TOWN

San Antonio Center revamp study available for comment

The environmental impacts of redeveloping a large swath of San Antonio Shopping Center have been reviewed and a draft of...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2010
Last comment by Garrett, on Jan 4, 2011 at 10:35 am | 25 comments | 4055 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council passes smoking ban

It just got a lot harder to smoke in Mountain View. On Tuesday night the City Council narrowly passed a ban on smoking near...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2012
Last comment by William, on Feb 24, 2012 at 10:54 am | 28 comments | 4054 Views

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Mountain View's greenest home

The house at 96 Eldora Drive is so green -- with its special lighting, greywater system and geothermal heating, among other...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2008
Last comment by Bernie Brightman, on Oct 25, 2008 at 10:54 am | 1 comment | 4054 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Nonprofit aims to bring laundry, shower services to homeless

People who are homeless in Palo Alto and East Palo Alto could soon have free showers and laundry services through a new initiative...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2015
Last comment by Steve, on Jan 20, 2015 at 6:53 pm | 3 comments | 4053 Views

AROUND TOWN

MV fix-it man hangs up tools after 50 years

John Acord didn't start out as an appliance repairman. He was working on oil rigs in Saudi Arabia for Standard Oil when he...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 21, 2014 at 2:48 pm | 2 comments | 4053 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Tenants' group launches outreach campaign

Tenants' advocates are launching a new outreach campaign this weekend as part of an effort to get a rent-stabilization measure...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2016
Last comment by sfcanative, on May 9, 2016 at 12:32 pm | 58 comments | 4052 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman: Chiang, Nelson, Lambert win race

To the surprise of some candidates, Christopher Chiang, Steven Nelson and Bill Lambert will replace three outgoing trustees...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by Informed, on Nov 9, 2012 at 9:11 am | 16 comments | 4051 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Sen. Jerry Hill introduces bill requiring DUI offenders to use 'ignition interlocks'

First-time DUI offenders would be required to install "ignition interlock devices" in their cars that will test their breath...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2014
Last comment by AllYouCanEat, on Dec 31, 2014 at 9:30 am | 5 comments | 4050 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tracking gangs through MySpace

Marco Garcia, at-risk-intervention supervisor at Graham Middle School, uses MySpace to find out what his students may not...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2008
Last comment by Jonathan Hilliard, on Nov 20, 2008 at 5:56 am | 5 comments | 4046 Views

OTHER ISSUES

COMING UP: Mineta, Lieber at City Hall

Highway 85 will be known as the Norman Y. Mineta Highway beginning this Saturday, Sept. 13 with a ceremony in front of Mountain...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2008
Last comment by Rose, on Sep 15, 2008 at 12:52 pm | 3 comments | 4046 Views

AROUND TOWN

Neighbors concerned over affordable housing development

With the help of a team of eight mediators, the city took extra care Thursday night to listen to the concerns of 19 neighbors...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2009
Last comment by Thomas, on Sep 8, 2009 at 9:14 pm | 20 comments | 4045 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google leases campus south of 101

Googlers are set to move into Mountain View's Whisman neighborhood next year as Google has signed a 10-year lease for a large...

Original post made on May. 18, 2011
Last comment by Julia, on May 24, 2011 at 2:29 pm | 6 comments | 4045 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Toxics put pregnant Googlers at risk, expert says

The elevated levels of toxic TCE vapors recently found in Google offices on Whisman Road and elsewhere should be a concern...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2013
Last comment by Sharon, on Mar 4, 2013 at 2:19 pm | 6 comments | 4044 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fireworks show returns to Shoreline

All over the Peninsula, cities will be celebrating the Fourth of July with fireworks, parades and other events though the...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2009
Last comment by sue, on Jul 10, 2009 at 9:05 am | 11 comments | 4044 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Musical chairs at MV Whisman

In a surprise announcement at the last meeting of the school year Tuesday, Mountain View Whisman administrators and trustees...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2008
Last comment by School communities, on Jun 21, 2008 at 8:45 am | 1 comment | 4039 Views

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History walks, talks at Bubb

Clad in a Union general's uniform, complete with sword and sash, Gen. John White Geary told local elementary students last...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2008
Last comment by M.H., on Apr 1, 2008 at 4:29 pm | 2 comments | 4039 Views

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Overturned car in Middlefield Road accident

Mountain View police and fire came to the aid of an injured motorist, after a two-car crash ended with one of the vehicles...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2014
Last comment by Dancing on the ceiling, on Dec 12, 2014 at 6:51 am | 5 comments | 4039 Views

ELECTIONS

Did Measure C Pass or not?

I cant seem to find out whether Measure C passed or not - did it? Margaret ...

Original post made by margaret poor on Jun. 4, 2008
Last comment by Casey Weiss, on Jun 4, 2008 at 11:38 am | 1 comment | 4039 Views

AROUND TOWN

Castro Street Research

Dear Town Square Readers, I am conducting research for a doctoral dissertation on the topic of urban street design and...

Original post made by Joe Kott on Nov. 9, 2007
Last comment by Joe Kott, on Nov 9, 2007 at 2:23 pm | 3 comments | 4038 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Council puts focus on youth and gangs

After naming gang violence as a top concern, the City Council put its money where its mouth is Tuesday by voting to permanently...

Original post made on May. 31, 2008
Last comment by DG, on Jun 2, 2008 at 7:15 am | 2 comments | 4036 Views
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