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AROUND TOWN

McAlister seeks another spin on council

John McAlister likes to harken back to how things were 50 years ago -- a time when orchards still dotted the roadside, Highway...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2016
Last comment by Gary, on Apr 20, 2016 at 11:29 am | 16 comments | 2771 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Hospital could lose taxing power

For the second time in less than a year, a governmental watchdog agency has delivered a severe critique of El Camino Hospital...

Original post made on May. 31, 2012
Last comment by Garrett, on Jun 1, 2012 at 5:02 pm | 4 comments | 2770 Views

AROUND TOWN

Prometheus proposes nearly 1,000 new apartments

After a decade almost exclusively developing ownership housing, the city is being flooded with proposals to develop nearly...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2012
Last comment by Sparty, on Jan 5, 2015 at 1:17 pm | 4 comments | 2770 Views

AROUND TOWN

Zipcars to come to downtown

The City Council voted quietly and unanimously to allow car-sharing company Zipcar to park four of its cars in downtown Mountain...

Original post made on May. 20, 2013
Last comment by Martin, on Jun 6, 2013 at 1:23 pm | 12 comments | 2769 Views

ELECTIONS

Candidates happy to limit campaign spending

Six candidates for City Council this year have agreed to limit their campaign expenses, a Mountain View tradition for which...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2012
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Aug 11, 2012 at 5:49 pm | 4 comments | 2769 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What's the difference between MVHS, LAHS, Gunn, Paly?

We have narrowed down our choices of high schools and plan to move to Los Altos or Palo Alto. What are the differences? I...

Original post made by Parent on Dec. 26, 2009
Last comment by MVHS Parent, on Jan 2, 2010 at 10:53 am | 3 comments | 2768 Views

AROUND TOWN

Last chance to see 'Pick Up Ax' at The Pear

Before it's too late, check out Anthony Clarvoe's "Pick Up Ax" at Mountain View's intimate Pear Avenue Theatre. The play's...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2009
Last comment by USA, on Mar 12, 2009 at 11:25 pm | 2 comments | 2766 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gas leak reported near Moffett Field

A PG&E gas line was struck by work crews near Moffett Field in Sunnyvale Thursday afternoon causing a gas leak, a PG&E spokeswoman...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2014
There are no comments yet. 2765 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fine-dining comfort food

BFD isn't an old-fashioned diner with blue-plate specials. It's more like San Francisco's Fog City Diner in concept, with...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2015
Last comment by Pisci, on Feb 23, 2015 at 9:44 am | 1 comment | 2764 Views

AROUND TOWN

Persepolis is this year's Mountain View Reads Together book

The Mountain View Reads Together 2010 book is the critically acclaimed Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi. Satrapi’s poignant...

Original post made by MV Library on Oct. 4, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2763 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Will new plan save the burrowing owls?

As Mountain View's population of burrowing owls is dwindling, and authorities are being prodded to approve a new plan to...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2011
Last comment by JB, on Sep 8, 2011 at 6:20 pm | 8 comments | 2762 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Update: Home for mentally ill closed for health, safety violations

(==B An expanded version of an earlier story==) San Antonio Manor, a Mountain View care home for the mentally ill, was ordered...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2016
Last comment by @Monta Loma, on Feb 18, 2016 at 5:23 pm | 3 comments | 2762 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bandit gets little in liquor store robbery

A man wearing a mask and wielding a handgun attempted to steal cash from a Mountain View liquor store Friday, but settled...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2010
Last comment by Concerned 4 safety, on Oct 17, 2010 at 10:56 am | 18 comments | 2762 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Election looms large for schools

A special election is coming next month, and local school administrators are watching it closely, with many saying the outcome...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by Johnny Robots, on Apr 30, 2009 at 11:21 pm | 6 comments | 2761 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Legal battle brewing at strip mall

A number of Mountain View businesses in a strip mall near the Sunnyvale border may soon enter into litigation with the shopping...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2011
Last comment by George, on Apr 25, 2011 at 5:18 pm | 14 comments | 2760 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Dentist will swap cash for Halloween candy

A Mountain View dentist is offering cash for children's candy this Halloween. Dr. Joseph Lee launched his anti-tooth decay...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2011
Last comment by Hardin, on Nov 2, 2011 at 9:41 am | 7 comments | 2760 Views

AROUND TOWN

Locals renew call for teen center on Escuela

Mountain View teens will discuss their struggles with gangs and violence during a press conference on Saturday afternoon...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2009
Last comment by Katherine, on Jul 24, 2009 at 12:51 pm | 3 comments | 2760 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Caltrain to buy new cars to ease commute crowding

Caltrain officials announced Thursday plans to purchase 16 surplus Metrolink rail cars that will be used to extend train...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by Larry Morris, on Nov 12, 2014 at 2:11 pm | 3 comments | 2759 Views

ELECTIONS

Voters Guide: Three elected officials vie for 5th District supervisor seat

California State Sen. Joe Simitian is the 800-pound gorilla in this November's three-way race to represent northern Santa...

Original post made on May. 25, 2012
Last comment by Neighbor Next Door , on May 25, 2012 at 6:26 pm | 1 comment | 2759 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Vote YES on Measure E

Foothill College and De Anza College are among the best community colleges in the nation. Today, community colleges are becoming...

Original post made by KEN HOROWITZ on Sep. 25, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2757 Views
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