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OTHER ISSUES

National group targets local Day Worker Center

Escuela Avenue residents have called in a legal group from Washington, D.C. to "protect" the neighborhood from a proposed...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2009
Last comment by Mr. Church, on Apr 30, 2009 at 4:46 pm | 84 comments | 8468 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fighting the law with free foie gras

Animal rights activists are up in arms over a local chef's decision to continue serving foie gras despite a new state law...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2012
Last comment by Bob Huenemann, on Jul 28, 2012 at 5:18 pm | 36 comments | 8461 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 | 8455 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 | 8453 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 | 8443 Views

OTHER ISSUES

More toxic sites linked to leaky sewers

It's long been a mystery as to how high levels of dangerous trichloroethylene (TCE) were found in the Silva family's well...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2014
Last comment by alice s., on Mar 17, 2014 at 8:39 am | 5 comments | 8413 Views

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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 | 8411 Views

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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 | 8404 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bringing life to the imagination

In a room at the Community School of Music and Arts in Mountain View, a dozen students are hard at work drawing comics. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by K Teleki, on Dec 3, 2013 at 8:31 am | 1 comment | 8391 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 | 8388 Views

OTHER ISSUES

New EPA plan protects neighborhood from toxic fumes

Mountain View resident Jane Horton said her fight to have her home tested for toxic groundwater vapors would have been much...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2010
Last comment by Old Ben, on Sep 10, 2010 at 9:55 am | 4 comments | 8372 Views

ELECTIONS

El Camino bus plan faces backlash

Tuesday's meeting on Mountain View's annual budget was overshadowed by a crowd of public speakers wanting to talk about the...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2015
Last comment by DavidR, on May 14, 2015 at 6:05 pm | 128 comments | 8371 Views

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New tenant rule would soften gentrification's sting

Residential landlords may soon have to pay higher compensation costs to renters being displaced by renovations and redevelopments...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2014
Last comment by Hugh Janus, on Apr 7, 2014 at 10:34 am | 1 comment | 8366 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Cold case cracked: three arrested in 2004 gang murder

A new investigation into the 2004 shooting death of 17-year-old Alejandro "Alex" Fernandez has led to the arrest of two main...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2011
Last comment by S Tyler, on Aug 30, 2011 at 9:46 am | 76 comments | 8363 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Valley's birthplace haunted by Nobel laureate's dark past

Physicist William Shockley may have introduced silicon to the valley, but efforts to save his former lab building in Mountain...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2012
Last comment by Jes' Sayin', on Jun 26, 2012 at 4:25 pm | 6 comments | 8353 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Police chief named in sexual harassment lawsuit

A civil lawsuit filed Monday is taking aim at the Mountain View Police Department, alleging that a culture of sexual harassment...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2016
Last comment by Tony, on Mar 13, 2016 at 9:54 pm | 34 comments | 8342 Views

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Injury accident on Moffett Boulevard causes road closure

A motorcyclist was struck and injured in a traffic collision on Moffett Boulevard this morning, triggering a road closure,...

Original post made on May. 28, 2015
Last comment by sister, on Jun 17, 2015 at 6:08 am | 25 comments | 8329 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The new, new math

A few times each week, the students in Gayle Dyer's fifth-grade class at Bubb Elementary put down their books, worksheets,...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2012
Last comment by Aisha, on Feb 29, 2012 at 3:22 am | 3 comments | 8312 Views

ELECTIONS

Candidates challenged on 'rent stabilization'

All nine candidates for Mountain View City Council were put on the spot last week during a candidate forum held by church...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2014
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Oct 30, 2014 at 11:14 pm | 31 comments | 8301 Views

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Man shot at Shoreline concert

One person was shot multiple times last night at a Wiz Khalifa at Shoreline. Police are still looking for any suspects involved...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Aug 25, 2014 at 4:48 pm | 10 comments | 8299 Views
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