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AROUND TOWN

Battle of the burgers

There were other Mountain View drive-ins that people remember, such as Spiveys, which had the Cadillac burger, and Johnny...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2009
Last comment by Rat Burgers, on May 2, 2009 at 3:45 pm | 4 comments | 2295 Views

ELECTIONS

Drought matters to water district incumbent

Brian Schmidt is aiming for a second term on the Santa Clara Valley Water District board. Emphasizing the importance of water...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2014
Last comment by concerned, on Aug 4, 2014 at 3:21 pm | 4 comments | 2295 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Report: Strip power from California rail authority

California's proposed high-speed-rail system is facing potentially crippling threats from looming federal deadlines and weak...

Original post made on May. 10, 2011
Last comment by Seer, on May 13, 2011 at 12:24 am | 11 comments | 2294 Views

ELECTIONS

Historic home may be razed for office building

City Council members put the fate of a historic downtown home into the hands of developer Roger Burnell on Tuesday night,...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2012
Last comment by Daniel DeBolt, on Jul 16, 2012 at 3:13 pm | 16 comments | 2292 Views

AROUND TOWN

Inks, Clark are top spenders in council race

Developers, unions and advocacy groups are making their presence felt in the latest round of campaign contributions in the...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2012
Last comment by Don, on Nov 5, 2012 at 2:47 pm | 12 comments | 2292 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fewer children riding bus to school

Mountain View Whisman School District's bus drivers have been transporting fewer and fewer students to school. Read the...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2014
Last comment by Former MVWSD parent, on Feb 6, 2014 at 3:00 pm | 5 comments | 2292 Views

AROUND TOWN

It's a party downtown at Thursday Night Live

Summer in Mountain View is the time to dance in the streets, thanks to the city's Thursday Night Live concert series. If...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2014
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jul 22, 2014 at 4:22 pm | 1 comment | 2292 Views

OTHER ISSUES

MVLA explores green bond

The Mountain View-Los Altos High School District may sponsor a bond measure next year to raise money to make its campuses...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Mar 11, 2009 at 1:07 pm | 6 comments | 2289 Views

OTHER ISSUES

NASA asks Navy for help with Hangar One

NASA Ames has backed away from a plan to re-skin Hangar One, instead asking the Navy to do it in exchange for the space agency...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Mar 14, 2009 at 9:33 am | 2 comments | 2289 Views

AROUND TOWN

Teacher could face battery charge

A 17-year-old male student has accused his 58-year-old female teacher at View Side Academy -- a Mountain View school for...

Original post made on May. 5, 2010
Last comment by a.j., on May 8, 2010 at 7:32 pm | 17 comments | 2289 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Stanford neuroscientist shares Nobel in medicine

Stanford University neuroscientist Thomas Sudhof shared the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine today with James Rothman...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2013
Last comment by Taxpayer, on Oct 8, 2013 at 2:31 pm | 3 comments | 2289 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man seriously injured in downtown fight

A man suffered serious injuries last Saturday when he was allegedly punched during an argument and fractured his skull when...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Aug 14, 2014 at 10:44 pm | 5 comments | 2289 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Palo Alto bans plastic bags at grocery stores

Despite a threatened lawsuit and opposition from area grocers, the Palo Alto City Council voted Monday night to ban plastic...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2009
Last comment by MV utopia, on Mar 20, 2009 at 7:21 pm | 8 comments | 2287 Views

ELECTIONS

Low turnout expected for special election

Tuesday is an election day in California, and voters will be presented with six measures aimed at balancing the budget. But...

Original post made on May. 18, 2009
Last comment by Andrew, on May 18, 2009 at 10:17 pm | 3 comments | 2286 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Grand jury report puts school leaders in hot seat

Local school officials are rolling their eyes over a civil grand jury report that lambastes the districts for "generous administrative...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2009
Last comment by parent, on Aug 3, 2009 at 8:40 pm | 7 comments | 2285 Views

SPORTS

Kids conquer Alcatraz swim

On the morning of April 10, eight-year-old Malena Nguyen and her 10-year-old brother Jordan woke up early. They didn't have...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2010
Last comment by Sherlyn, on Jun 8, 2010 at 3:57 pm | 6 comments | 2285 Views

AROUND TOWN

What's next for Moffett Field?

There's a way to maintain Moffett as a lightly used airfield, and NASA should have pursued it before engaging the GSA, says...

Original post made on May. 18, 2012
Last comment by Terry, on Apr 27, 2014 at 12:52 pm | 11 comments | 2285 Views

AROUND TOWN

Protesters: Google lacks transparency, discriminates in hiring

Representatives from several minority-rights groups gathered at the Google campus on Feb. 10 to protest what they say is...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2011
Last comment by total nonsense, on Feb 14, 2011 at 9:18 am | 15 comments | 2284 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Palo Alto's traffic, small-claims courts set to close

Faced with budget challenges, the Santa Clara County Superior Court announced Tuesday that it will be closing the small claims...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2014
Last comment by What Does It Cost?, on Aug 13, 2014 at 9:41 am | 3 comments | 2284 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Every 15 Minutes'

A group of about 30 students, teachers and emergency responsers worked together to organize "Every 15 Minutes" at Mountain...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2013
Last comment by Wo\'O Ideafarm, on Apr 30, 2013 at 4:02 pm | 14 comments | 2283 Views
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