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ELECTIONS

Challenger in water district race far outspends incumbent

The first campaign finance report of the year was due last week, and there's a sharp divide between the two candidate running...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2014
Last comment by Jack, on Aug 17, 2014 at 10:34 pm | 1 comment | 2523 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council needs to rethink animal control ordinance

Last year, the City of Mountain View awarded the city's contract for animal services to the Silicon Valley Animal Control...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2013
Last comment by Denise, on Jul 3, 2013 at 2:33 pm | 2 comments | 2522 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local artist brings the ordinary to life

Haiying Yang says the simple brightness of a hand-painted silk scarf might be just the thing people are looking for in these...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2009
Last comment by natalie, on May 23, 2010 at 6:20 pm | 3 comments | 2522 Views

RESTAURANTS

Food truck 101

Instrucktional, a new, perhaps one-of-a-kind program from Bay Area food-truck giant Off the Grid, puts participants through...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2016
Last comment by I know what you meant though, on Feb 16, 2016 at 4:30 pm | 2 comments | 2522 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bicyclist injured on San Antonio-101 overpass

A 16-year-old boy riding a bike over the San Antonio Road overpass at Highway 101 was injured Sunday afternoon when a car...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2010
Last comment by MV Resident, on Oct 19, 2010 at 12:14 pm | 7 comments | 2521 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Joke' brings police rushing to high school

The Mountain View High School senior who caused a stir by wearing camouflage fatigues and a gas mask to school on Valentine's...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2013
Last comment by Scott Lamb, on Feb 27, 2013 at 11:07 am | 20 comments | 2521 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Step right up folks, the school board is meeting

Members of the school community might be wondering if it's circus season in Mountain View, even though there's no sign of...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2015
Last comment by Educator, on Jul 9, 2015 at 4:49 am | 17 comments | 2520 Views

OTHER ISSUES

San Bruno's exploded gas line runs through Mountain View

The 54-year-old gas transmission line that blew up in San Bruno, killing seven people, also runs through residential areas...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2010
Last comment by judielaine, on Sep 24, 2010 at 6:44 am | 2 comments | 2520 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Concerns about job losses, national security

With rescue missions, disaster relief efforts and two major employers depending on the unique aspects of Moffett Federal...

Original post made on May. 22, 2012
Last comment by mpumas, on May 30, 2012 at 11:38 am | 5 comments | 2520 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Waving high the banner of Punk'

Over the years, Foothill College's KFJC, which broadcasts at 89.7 FM, has pulled hilarious publicity stunts, garnered serious...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2009
Last comment by DR D, on Nov 25, 2009 at 11:25 am | 3 comments | 2520 Views

AROUND TOWN

Eshoo finds few surprises in 'exceptional' State of the Union

U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, said President Obama threw down a "challenge to the Congress" in his State of the Union...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2012
Last comment by USA, on Jan 25, 2012 at 6:36 pm | 12 comments | 2520 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Furor erupts over sex, drug stories in school paper

For the second time in less than a month, high school district officials have come under fire from a group of parents upset...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2013
Last comment by Michal Krupa, on Feb 15, 2013 at 4:52 pm | 8 comments | 2519 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mini-park deal reveals SFPUC policy problems

Officials with the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission are pledging to re-examine their real estate policies in light...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2016
Last comment by Legal Concerns, on Mar 1, 2016 at 4:33 pm | 9 comments | 2519 Views

OTHER ISSUES

MV's Firebird Dance Studio takes flight

At the Firebird Dance Studio in Mountain View on a late Sunday afternoon, men leap across the stage doing a valiant shepherd...

Original post made on May. 13, 2011
Last comment by Know-It-All, on May 13, 2011 at 8:36 pm | 1 comment | 2519 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Young art students win scholarships

Nine elementary and middle school students from Mountain View were recently awarded a scholarship for the Community School...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2012
Last comment by sean, on Apr 19, 2012 at 4:43 pm | 4 comments | 2518 Views

AROUND TOWN

$20,000 in equipment stolen from TheatreWorks

Approximately $20,000 of sound equipment was stolen from TheatreWorks in early February, but police say it will be hard to...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2009
Last comment by Randall Flagg, on Mar 12, 2009 at 6:48 pm | 2 comments | 2518 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local tech company helps cops fight gun violence

A local crime-prevention-technology company is working to change the way police departments across the country fight gun...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2011
Last comment by NW Resident, on Aug 9, 2011 at 1:32 pm | 8 comments | 2518 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community Services director Dave Muela retires

Retiring Community Services director Dave Muela was teary-eyed when he received a proclamation for his 20 years of service...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2012
Last comment by @Dave M, on Jan 23, 2012 at 11:44 am | 5 comments | 2517 Views

AROUND TOWN

Commission OKs new hotel for Palo Alto Bowl

An ambitious proposal to replace Palo Alto Bowl with a four-story hotel and 26 new houses received tentative support from...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2009
Last comment by Daniel Mart, on Aug 14, 2009 at 8:13 pm | 8 comments | 2517 Views

AROUND TOWN

Arrests made in 7-Eleven armed robbery spree

Mountain View police have three suspects in custody following a spree of armed robberies of 7-Elevens in the city over the...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2010
Last comment by JustMe, on Feb 11, 2010 at 12:17 pm | 24 comments | 2517 Views
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French Laundry alums to open Palo Alto restaurant
By Elena Kadvany | 18 comments | 17,528 views

Peace Walk and Father's Grief Retreat
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,210 views