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AROUND TOWN

House cleaner arrested on burglary charges

Police arrested a house cleaner last week after she allegedly burglarized multiple homes, including at least one in Mountain...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2017
Last comment by Sunnyvale Resident, on Jan 18, 2017 at 11:12 am | 2 comments | 4480 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amigos league a kick for local youth

As community leaders and parents look for ways to keep kids out of gangs and away from violence, many are turning to Pedro...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2008
Last comment by jakup, on Jan 24, 2010 at 7:14 pm | 4 comments | 4479 Views

SPORTS

Leagues abuzz over field fee

As it faces a $6 million budget deficit, Mountain View may soon start charging local sports leagues a fee for the use of...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2009
Last comment by Mr. DePortum, on Feb 9, 2009 at 7:18 am | 3 comments | 4476 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Neighbors frothing over beer garden plan

A handful of condo dwellers on Bryant Street have so far been successful in blocking a new restaurant and beer garden proposed...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2012
Last comment by smadison, on Jun 19, 2012 at 7:32 pm | 27 comments | 4476 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council tackles jobs-housing balance

On Tuesday evening, residents pressed the City Council to do something about the city's worsening housing shortage while...

Original post made on May. 16, 2014
Last comment by HollyinSunnyvale, on May 19, 2014 at 9:56 am | 15 comments | 4475 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City barks up new tree for animal control

The city is taking a serious look at switching from Palo Alto Animal Services to a Santa Clara-based service in order to...

Original post made on May. 1, 2011
Last comment by Jay, on Oct 31, 2011 at 7:57 pm | 9 comments | 4471 Views

ELECTIONS

Council hopefuls let the campaign mailers fly

In the home stretch for the Nov. 8 election, Mountain View's eight City Council candidates are making their final pitches...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2016
Last comment by not concerned with (old) pictures, on Nov 6, 2016 at 7:20 am | 7 comments | 4471 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 | 4468 Views

ELECTIONS

Logan, Peruri win in LASD election

The Los Altos School district had a lot of potential for new faces and big changes this election, with three seats on the...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2014
Last comment by Dread Pirate Roberts, on Nov 9, 2014 at 5:05 pm | 7 comments | 4467 Views

SPORTS

City winning bird feces fight

The city has experimented with remote control boats and fake alligator heads to deter Canada geese and American coots at...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2010
Last comment by Carl T, on Jul 8, 2010 at 12:24 pm | 2 comments | 4466 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 | 4465 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 | 4464 Views

AROUND TOWN

The table will take your order now

California Roadhouse, the now-defunct bar and grill at 401 Castro Street, was going for an old-school image. But its replacement,...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2008
Last comment by Rachael, on Jul 30, 2008 at 7:31 pm | 18 comments | 4463 Views

ELECTIONS

How voters can fight climate change

Last week the City Council considered a proposal to let Mountain View voters set specific goals for reducing the city's carbon...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2008
Last comment by David, on Jul 31, 2008 at 11:16 am | 1 comment | 4462 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man found bleeding near Sylvan Park

A Sunnyvale man was found bleeding shortly after midnight on Friday near Sylvan Park. Police are asking the public for information...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2014
Last comment by Bob, on Dec 30, 2014 at 11:55 am | 2 comments | 4461 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Peak flu season hits Mountain View

Flu season is in full swing in the Bay Area, leaving four people dead and sending some patients into intensive care. In an...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2015
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Jan 25, 2015 at 10:27 am | 7 comments | 4458 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PTAs oppose Bullis' quest to take over LASD campus

The heads of the PTAs and education foundation are asking parents to take a stand against closing any Los Altos District...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2012
Last comment by dawn t, on Mar 28, 2012 at 10:54 am | 67 comments | 4454 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Nine arrested at Phish concert

Mountain View police arrested nine people for drug-related offenses late last month after they were allegedly caught selling...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2015
Last comment by PeaceLove, on Aug 5, 2015 at 12:30 am | 5 comments | 4452 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google buys Pear Avenue Theatre

In what may be a competition with Microsoft over real estate in the North Bayshore area, Google recently purchased the building...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2008
Last comment by Darin, on Apr 6, 2008 at 12:50 pm | 1 comment | 4452 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Bay Area rainfall to date falls short

The amount of rain in the San Francisco Bay Area in the 2015-16 rainfall season is less than same period last year and less...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2016
Last comment by Common sense, on Mar 5, 2016 at 12:11 pm | 7 comments | 4451 Views
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