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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Saying goodbye to Teacher Tim

Whether it's building ramps for toy cars, making paper airplanes or dressing up as a clown, "Teacher Tim" has been the creative...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by Sarah Bloem, on May 5, 2014 at 4:34 pm | 2 comments | 5786 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council OKs 33 row homes for Colony Street

The neighborhood around the intersection of of Colony Street and Sierra Vista Avenue may have 33 new households soon, the...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2013
Last comment by Jerry, on Nov 28, 2013 at 12:31 am | 10 comments | 5785 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A safe, car-free route to school

A typical commute to school can be a hectic scene. Parents, often on a tight schedule, swerve through traffic two minutes...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2014
Last comment by Elaine, on Apr 26, 2014 at 7:17 am | 12 comments | 5778 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hospital donations jeopardized by CEO's ouster

A month after El Camino Hospital abruptly announced that it would terminate CEO Ken Graham's contract at the end of the fiscal...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2011
Last comment by David, on Mar 30, 2011 at 8:46 pm | 7 comments | 5776 Views

AROUND TOWN

Family plans public memorial for MV man killed in accident

The death of a Mountain View man who was well known around town could have been easily prevented, according to relatives....

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2012
Last comment by Sam, on Sep 16, 2012 at 10:39 pm | 103 comments | 5771 Views

AROUND TOWN

Craigslist ad leads Palo Alto police to bike thief

Palo Alto police arrested an alleged thief in Mountain View last week after he posted an ad on Craigslist for a bicycle that...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2009
Last comment by The Avenger, on Nov 18, 2009 at 8:58 am | 2 comments | 5738 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council weighs office, hotel proposals for Moffett Gateway

On Tuesday four developers sought the City Council's favor to develop the city-owned Moffett Gateway property, presenting...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2014
Last comment by Z, on Jun 21, 2014 at 2:52 pm | 4 comments | 5734 Views

AROUND TOWN

Report: Google buses reflect region in need of traffic, housing solutions

Google buses rolling up and down U.S. Highway 101 symbolize the new Silicon Valley -- and are potent reminders that regional...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2013
Last comment by Bob, on Feb 13, 2013 at 5:49 pm | 19 comments | 5731 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Google shows off 'extraordinary' building plans

As if conquering the Internet weren't enough, Google has a new wonder in the works: a space-age structure that could be the...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2008
Last comment by Frank, on Apr 2, 2009 at 10:24 am | 17 comments | 5728 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Questions follow surprise resignation of Sofia University head

Students and faculty at Palo Alto's Sofia University are asking questions following the surprise resignation Saturday of...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2013
Last comment by Mimi Matossian, on Dec 22, 2013 at 12:29 pm | 3 comments | 5728 Views

AROUND TOWN

Time for Google fix WiFi or turn it off

It is time for Google to step up and either repair its troubled WiFi system in Mountain View or shut it down, which is a...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2013
Last comment by rolo8ab, on Aug 5, 2013 at 5:02 pm | 2 comments | 5727 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Plan for dedicated bus lanes on El Camino Real back on the table

A controversial plan by Santa Clara County to create dedicated bus lanes on El Camino Real between Palo Alto and San Jose...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2014
Last comment by SRB, on Dec 9, 2014 at 10:17 am | 126 comments | 5718 Views

AROUND TOWN

Op-ed: Chamber offers platform for City Council race

The November election is fast approaching, and Mountain View is primed to chart a course for its future. With three City...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2014
Last comment by Chris, on Sep 5, 2014 at 2:40 pm | 45 comments | 5716 Views

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School candidates stay frugal

The race for three open seats on the Mountain View Whisman School District board continues to be a relatively low-cost endeavor,...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2012
There are no comments yet. 5715 Views

RESTAURANTS

Palo Alto's dining renaissance

There's a generally held perception that the Peninsula dining scene is dead. But a walk through downtown Palo Alto on any...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2014
Last comment by just me, on Jan 18, 2014 at 8:40 am | 2 comments | 5712 Views

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Council to consider office and hotel proposals for "Moffett Gateway" site

Mountain View may have a housing shortage, but on Tuesday the City Council is going to begin considering several proposals...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2014
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jun 11, 2014 at 8:39 pm | 11 comments | 5707 Views

AROUND TOWN

Parents push for P.E. exemptions

Parents and students loaded up the multipurpose room at Alta Vista High School last Monday to convince the school board to...

Original post made on May. 15, 2014
Last comment by palo alto resident, on May 21, 2014 at 7:07 pm | 17 comments | 5705 Views

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Nine City Council candidates on ballot in November election

The filing period for City Council candidates in the November election is closed, leaving a field of nine candidates running...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2014
Last comment by Linda Curtis, on Sep 19, 2014 at 3:13 pm | 31 comments | 5698 Views

ELECTIONS

School districts welcome Prop. 30

Superintendents from both Mountain View school districts are welcoming the passage of Proposition 30, even as they acknowledge...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2012
Last comment by steve, on Dec 5, 2012 at 3:18 pm | 4 comments | 5680 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Gas lines cut on Second Harvest trucks

Gas stolen from two Second Harvest Food Bank trucks earlier this week will cost the nonprofit the equivalent of 34,000 meals...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Nov 15, 2013 at 8:19 pm | 2 comments | 5668 Views
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