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Feds seek Hangar One tenant, Moffett airfield manager

In a move that could save Moffett Field's Hangar One, the federal government announced March 1 that it is seeking bids for...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2013
Last comment by nicole, on Mar 9, 2013 at 4:18 pm | 15 comments | 8075 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Power outage hits Mountain View

Nearly 1,400 PG&E customers were without power because of an outage in Mountain View this morning, a utility spokeswoman...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2013
Last comment by Ugh, on Aug 19, 2013 at 6:22 pm | 2 comments | 8072 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Educators: Ending 'tenure' no magic bullet

A court decision last week to throw out state teacher tenure rules may lead people to think that this is the solution for...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2014
Last comment by Linda Curtis, on Jul 7, 2014 at 4:45 pm | 25 comments | 8071 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District, charter school votes to OK agreement

After a marathon mediation meeting that ended at 4 a.m., both the Los Altos School District and Bullis Charter School boards...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2014
Last comment by Where the money goes, on Aug 1, 2014 at 10:59 am | 18 comments | 8060 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Debate over the future of the Grant Road farm grows nasty

Many Mountain View residents who live adjacent to the Grant Road farm (or famed "pumpkin patch" as it's better known) were...

Original post made by Anne Toth on May. 29, 2007
Last comment by Don Frances, on Jun 11, 2007 at 2:33 pm | 27 comments | 8053 Views

AROUND TOWN

Soothing Silicon Valley's aches and pains

In an age of laptop computers and sedentary living, it seems that few are able to escape back and neck pain. Mountain View...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2012
Last comment by ilovedancing, on Sep 16, 2012 at 1:46 pm | 3 comments | 8053 Views

AROUND TOWN

Too many office development proposals?

Mountain View's real estate boom has hit a new threshhold: city planning director Randy Tsuda told the City Council that...

Original post made on May. 29, 2014
Last comment by Rent Control, on May 13, 2015 at 5:58 pm | 38 comments | 8040 Views

AROUND TOWN

Crime brief: brawl at bar

Police arrested a man last Friday after he allegedly threw his bike lock at someone's head and punched two patrons at the...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2014
Last comment by Dylan Carlson, on Jul 14, 2014 at 2:03 am | 9 comments | 8038 Views

AROUND TOWN

County to resurface sections of Arastradero

Several sections of Arastradero Road near Palo Alto will be refurbished in the next month as part of a Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2014
Last comment by UC Davis Grad , on Sep 1, 2014 at 2:26 pm | 2 comments | 8036 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google makes more WiFi promises

As Google announces that it will be providing free WiFi internet access in San Francisco's parks, Google's Mountain View...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2013
Last comment by GGrouse, on Sep 25, 2013 at 2:45 pm | 26 comments | 8029 Views

AROUND TOWN

More downtown retail space to be lost to office

In a meeting Wednesday evening, the city's zoning administrator is set to approve an office developer's request to use a...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2014
Last comment by Garrett, on Jul 1, 2014 at 8:52 pm | 36 comments | 8026 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ideafarm arrested for trespassing

Wo of Ideafarm, the oddly named man with the sign-laden trailer often seen around Mountain View, was arrested twice last...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2010
Last comment by Koa, on Sep 19, 2010 at 5:31 pm | 27 comments | 8023 Views

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City blames contractors for janitor job losses

After janitors protested job losses and pay cuts Thursday, city officials shifted the blame for the cuts onto the city's...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2012
Last comment by Gustavo , on Nov 28, 2012 at 9:04 am | 11 comments | 8022 Views

AROUND TOWN

Heaps of hazards for garbage sorters

Most people see the improper disposal of hazardous waste to be an environmental problem, but locally it has exposed garbage...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2011
Last comment by Martin Omander, on Nov 14, 2011 at 4:01 pm | 5 comments | 8012 Views

AROUND TOWN

High school wrestling program a no-go

A local effort to bring the wrestling program back to Mountain View High School looks to be a no-go, at least for now. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2014
Last comment by Concerned MVLA Teacher, on May 6, 2014 at 3:44 pm | 21 comments | 7977 Views

AROUND TOWN

The day the video store died

Nostalgia lines the shelves in Videoscope, Mountain View's last video rental store. Videoscope, located at 2290 W. El Camino...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2013
Last comment by TimePassages, on Jun 25, 2013 at 8:09 am | 12 comments | 7961 Views

MOVIES

Mountain View High student wins Google open source contest

As the winners of Google's open source contest, 10 high school students and their parents were flown to the company's Mountain...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2008
Last comment by Dave, on Sep 9, 2008 at 9:27 pm | 6 comments | 7960 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bike burned at Springer School

Police hit a dead end in an arson investigation after finding a charred bicycle on the playground of Springer School on Thursday...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2011
Last comment by Thom, on Jun 14, 2011 at 2:34 pm | 10 comments | 7959 Views

SPORTS

Player, coach in bullying spat

The parents of a Mountain View High School varsity basketball player are putting a full-court press on their daughter's coach,...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2011
Last comment by reynoir, on Dec 30, 2013 at 7:15 am | 91 comments | 7958 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Day Worker Center's Marroquin named 'local hero'

For those who are familiar with Maria Marroquin, the charismatic director of the Day Worker Center of Mountain View, it's...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2013
Last comment by to steve, on Sep 25, 2013 at 10:57 pm | 5 comments | 7956 Views
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Ike's Place makes another go at Stanford; Palo Alto outpost stalls
By Elena Kadvany | 5 comments | 942 views

Anger and Conflict
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 384 views