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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 | 8306 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 8298 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 | 8296 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 | 8289 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 | 8281 Views

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 | 8261 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 | 8256 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 | 8239 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 8224 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 | 8212 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council OKs 164 apartments for Rose Market site

A real estate developer was praised by a wide swath of the community at the City Council meeting on Tuesday evening for going...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2014
Last comment by Kathy M., on Jul 2, 2015 at 6:58 pm | 36 comments | 8211 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 8209 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 | 8201 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 | 8190 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council tells developer to scale back San Antonio project

In a study session Tuesday, City Council members rejected a new redevelopment proposal for San Antonio shopping center, telling...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2012
Last comment by Serena, on Oct 15, 2012 at 4:22 pm | 4 comments | 8187 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 | 8184 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lego scammer sentence: 30 days in prison, at-home custody

A former Palo Alto tech industry vice president was sentenced by a Santa Clara County Superior Court judge on Thursday to...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2013
Last comment by timo, on Sep 7, 2013 at 2:05 am | 6 comments | 8178 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 | 8172 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 | 8170 Views

AROUND TOWN

How big is need for LASD bond?

The $150 million bond measure proposed by the Los Altos School District faces sharp criticism as it heads to the November...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2014
Last comment by Dread Pirate Roberts, on Sep 5, 2014 at 10:11 pm | 159 comments | 8153 Views
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