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AROUND TOWN

Council concern: gang violence

After a series of murders and assaults involving youth in recent months, the issue of youth activities and gang prevention...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2008
Last comment by MV Immigrant, on Mar 25, 2008 at 7:11 pm | 5 comments | 4115 Views

OTHER ISSUES

A good year for the city budget

With Mountain View growing at an unprecedented rate, the city budget is projected to have a surplus for years to come, the...

Original post made on May. 1, 2014
Last comment by GDM, on May 1, 2014 at 4:09 pm | 3 comments | 4113 Views

AROUND TOWN

City promotes downtown vision

The city's downtown could look dramatically different in the years ahead if backers can be found to fulfill its vision, put...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2008
Last comment by Addy, on May 9, 2009 at 10:42 am | 10 comments | 4112 Views

AROUND TOWN

Crossings vote a reprieve for SnoZen

Residents in the Crossings neighborhood last week voted overwhelmingly to overturn a set of new rules and fines that some...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2015
Last comment by @veronika, on Jun 23, 2015 at 8:05 pm | 10 comments | 4111 Views

AROUND TOWN

Spare the Air day today, tomorrow

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has declared Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 23 and 24, "Spare the Air Days," with...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2013
Last comment by Fred, on Dec 23, 2013 at 6:54 pm | 6 comments | 4110 Views

AROUND TOWN

MV fire crew battling Mad River wildfires

Two weeks ago, the Mountain View Fire Department called on its neighbors through a mutual aid program to help extinguish...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2015
Last comment by Alex, on Aug 26, 2015 at 5:41 am | 2 comments | 4110 Views

ELECTIONS

Housing, transportation dominate candidates' forum

In a candidate forum held on Wednesday afternoon, eight hopefuls competing for a Mountain View City Council seats were largely...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2016
Last comment by voter, on Sep 26, 2016 at 6:32 pm | 12 comments | 4110 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mystery trails spur a whodunit at Cuesta Annex

Almost every morning, Colleen Mullenex starts her day by taking her dog for a leisurely walk at the Cuesta Park Annex, the...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2016
Last comment by Water saving vandal, on Mar 9, 2016 at 5:36 pm | 9 comments | 4105 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Yelling and threats alleged in NASA Ames dust-up

Last month an eyebrow-raising e-mail was sent out to NASA Ames Research Center's 2,500 employees by Ames director S. Pete...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2010
Last comment by Interested Observer, on Jul 19, 2010 at 5:00 pm | 6 comments | 4104 Views

AROUND TOWN

Four train tracks may still be ahead for MV

Part of the growing popularity of a "blended system" for high-speed rail and Caltrain is that Palo Alto and other cities...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2012
Last comment by Christopher Parkinson, on Mar 14, 2012 at 1:05 pm | 21 comments | 4104 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Disabled activist puts city in his sights

George Louie weighs over 300 pounds, he says, and when his wheelchair has to roll off an unmodified sidewalk to cross the...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2008
Last comment by randy edwards, on Jan 14, 2009 at 2:02 am | 7 comments | 4102 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Hospital board needs lesson in transparency

Taxpayers in the El Camino Hospital District have to be disappointed in the secretive way CEO Ken Graham was terminated in...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2011
Last comment by Another Voter, on Apr 5, 2011 at 11:42 am | 3 comments | 4102 Views

OTHER ISSUES

El Camino employees defend Graham

Two El Camino Hospital employees recently collected more than 250 signatures on a petition calling for Chief Executive Officer...

Original post made on May. 12, 2011
Last comment by Digger, on May 13, 2011 at 2:43 pm | 4 comments | 4102 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Housing dealt setback in North Bayshore decision

Through last year's election and a string of subsequent policy decisions, Mountain View officials signaled they wanted to...

Original post made on May. 15, 2015
Last comment by hoffmanj@gmail.com, on May 19, 2015 at 11:30 am | 10 comments | 4102 Views

ELECTIONS

Early results: Berman leads the field in Assembly race

Palo Alto Councilman Marc Berman is leading the pack in the race to succeed Rich Gordon in the 24th Assembly District, while...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2016
Last comment by George Washington, on Jun 15, 2016 at 11:42 pm | 5 comments | 4102 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board considers big cuts in school construction plans

The Mountain View Whisman School District must make major cuts to projects on school campuses to get back on budget with...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2015
Last comment by Mom, on Dec 27, 2015 at 9:47 am | 25 comments | 4101 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stevens Creek Trail extension open today

The Stevens Creek Trail extension south of El Camino Real is now open, including a bridge over the creek at Sleeper Avenue. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by jb, on May 10, 2009 at 2:07 pm | 24 comments | 4101 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Keep moving forward'

After serving as principal of three schools in the Mountain View Whisman district, Judy Crates has announced she plans to...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2013
Last comment by parent, on Apr 10, 2013 at 9:51 am | 7 comments | 4101 Views

AROUND TOWN

Poppy project seeks to bring native blooms to hills

The many species of non-native European weeds, which cover the California's hills, keep its native flora at bay and increase...

Original post made on May. 1, 2013
Last comment by volunteer, on May 1, 2013 at 3:16 pm | 2 comments | 4101 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Caring for the caregivers

Caregivers who need to stretch their legs and talk about their challenges have a new outlet. The Meet and Move program, founded...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2015
Last comment by Help forAlz, on Feb 8, 2015 at 8:57 am | 1 comment | 4099 Views
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Tava Kitchen shutters in Palo Alto
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