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OTHER ISSUES

Let the affordable housing proposals pour in, city council says

With $18 million in affordable housing funds burning a hole in its pocket, the City Council Tuesday supported allowing a...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2010
Last comment by Kent, on Sep 27, 2010 at 9:03 pm | 17 comments | 2551 Views

BOOKS

Scuffle in Safeway parking lot

A shoving match in a Safeway parking lot ended not with a bang, but with murmured threats of mutual prosecution on Saturday,...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Apr 15, 2013 at 8:41 pm | 20 comments | 2551 Views

AROUND TOWN

Major Caltrain delays as dispatching system fails

Caltrain is experiencing major system-wide delays this morning following a failure in its computerized dispatching system,...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2014
Last comment by Easy Commute, on Mar 19, 2014 at 2:32 pm | 4 comments | 2551 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local robotics team heads to world championships

A group of local teenagers is heading to Florida to test their robotics skills in an international competition. Read the...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2011
Last comment by Robbie, on Apr 29, 2011 at 8:33 pm | 5 comments | 2548 Views

AROUND TOWN

Budget cuts prompt county courts to cut hours

Santa Clara County Superior Court, citing budget cuts, plans to reduce business hours at its courthouses in San Jose, Palo...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2014
Last comment by John, on Sep 25, 2014 at 7:40 pm | 2 comments | 2548 Views

OTHER ISSUES

'Intent on causing trouble'

The violent melees in which six people were stabbed at an oldies rock concert at Shoreline Amphitheatre last weekend appears...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by Don Frances, on Jun 8, 2009 at 12:20 pm | 8 comments | 2547 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Worker center plan still angers neighbors

The city's Design Review Committee maintained its composure during a tense meeting last Thursday as residents living near...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2008
Last comment by Carl, on Dec 24, 2008 at 10:32 pm | 1 comment | 2545 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Inks criticizes pay deal with new city manager

At Tuesday's City Council meeting, council member John Inks criticized the $240,000 salary the council approved for new city...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2011
Last comment by Tony, on Jun 30, 2011 at 9:47 am | 13 comments | 2545 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Alta Vista graduates make it, after all

Of all the graduation ceremonies taking place within the Mountain View-Los Altos Union High School District, it is arguably...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2012
Last comment by Lauren, on Dec 1, 2013 at 6:55 pm | 4 comments | 2545 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District hires new at-risk intervention supervisor

The elementary school district has hired a new intervention supervisor to work with at-risk students at Graham Middle School,...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2008
Last comment by Mr. Cuesta, on Nov 14, 2008 at 2:42 pm | 1 comment | 2543 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View man arrested in triple murder

Santa Clara police arrested a laid off technology company employee Saturday who returned to the business Friday afternoon...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2008
Last comment by FamilyMan, on Nov 18, 2008 at 3:25 pm | 1 comment | 2542 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mayfield project gets final nod for 436 homes

At long last, Mountain View City Council members have approved one of the most controversial and complicated housing developments...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2008
Last comment by smart growther, on Dec 22, 2008 at 11:46 pm | 2 comments | 2540 Views

OTHER ISSUES

President Barack Obama coming to Facebook in Palo Alto on April 20

President Barack Obama will visit Facebook headquarters in Palo Alto April 20, where he will host a "town hall" meeting that...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2011
Last comment by rollsEyes, on Apr 10, 2011 at 9:37 pm | 12 comments | 2540 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Caltrain ponders tax increase to fund operations

A year after barely avoiding draconian service cuts, Caltrain officials have several reasons to feel optimistic even as they...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2012
Last comment by gcoladon, on Feb 1, 2012 at 4:12 pm | 12 comments | 2540 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View robotics heads to nationals

The Mountain View High School robotics team is heading to a national tournament in Atlanta after winning the Silicon Valley...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2009
Last comment by Sheri Morrison, on Mar 16, 2009 at 7:54 pm | 3 comments | 2539 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Jay Boyarsky appointed chief assistant to district attorney

Long-time county prosecutor Jay Boyarsky has been tapped to serve as chief assistant district attorney by Jeffrey F. Rosen,...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2010
Last comment by Alicia Crank, on Dec 10, 2010 at 10:30 am | 1 comment | 2538 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Anna Eshoo opposes Obama tax deal

Congresswoman Anna Eshoo is not happy about a White House tax proposal, crafted with Congressional Republicans, that would,...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2010
Last comment by maguro_01, on Dec 19, 2010 at 5:52 pm | 12 comments | 2538 Views

OTHER ISSUES

End of an era: Duggan stepping down after 20 years

Few things put as big a smile on City Manager Kevin Duggan's face as his story of meeting the founders of Google. When Larry...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2010
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jan 3, 2011 at 9:58 am | 11 comments | 2538 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tough year for public education

A nationwide recession, combined with a $19.1 billion state budget deficit, forced local school officials to make some difficult...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2011
Last comment by UJ, on Jan 7, 2011 at 12:46 pm | 7 comments | 2537 Views

RESTAURANTS

Shop Talk: ribs ramp-up; kids' coding school

In this week's Shop Talk column: a local car wash ribs stop kicks it up a notch; Palo Alto's florists continue to disappear;...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2014
Last comment by UC Davis Grad, on Aug 4, 2014 at 1:22 pm | 2 comments | 2537 Views
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