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AROUND TOWN

Local gay couples say 'I do'

It is a warm Friday afternoon with the sun lighting the fountain in C.W. Hobbs and Stephen Carney's back yard. The two jokingly...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2008
Last comment by CW&Stephen, on Aug 9, 2008 at 9:18 am | 38 comments | 4976 Views

AROUND TOWN

Net neutrality activists occupy Google headquarters

Tents went up at Google headquarters today as a group of activists called on the company to take action against proposed...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2014
Last comment by DDD, on Jun 25, 2014 at 8:57 am | 3 comments | 4972 Views

ELECTIONS

No appetite for rent control among council candidates

While the pace of rent hikes in Mountain View has led to calls for rent control from some community leaders and middle class...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2014
Last comment by Informed wage earner , on Sep 28, 2014 at 7:28 am | 2 comments | 4971 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 | 4970 Views

RESTAURANTS

Small is a beautiful pizza

If you can walk to Napoletana Pizzeria, drop in for a genuine 12-inch Neapolitan pie, sit at the counter with a glass of...

Original post made on May. 6, 2011
Last comment by A. Reader, on May 6, 2011 at 8:25 pm | 1 comment | 4956 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 | 4945 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council: new Rengstorff property should be a park

Council members voted against any possibility of redeveloping a lush, 1.22-acre piece of property on Rengstorff Avenue Tuesday,...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2013
Last comment by tod ford, on Sep 30, 2013 at 9:01 pm | 19 comments | 4942 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Another shooting death in Mountain View

A 16-year-old was shot to death on the 100 block of Higdon Avenue on Tuesday evening, police said. Currently no witnesses...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2008
Last comment by Get A Clue, on Jun 8, 2008 at 1:54 pm | 64 comments | 4940 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rail chief pitches new high-speed plan

Leaders of the California High Speed Rail Authority said a new business plan will include fewer tracks on the Peninsula and...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2012
Last comment by Martin Luht, on Mar 16, 2012 at 8:46 pm | 17 comments | 4929 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Free breakfast program needs a boost

The poor and homeless are often invisible in the middle of one of Silicon Valley's most booming cities, but the need for...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2013
Last comment by Mtn View resident, on Dec 26, 2013 at 9:49 am | 6 comments | 4920 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Some final thoughts on the Grant Road farm vote

I wish to share the following thoughts, as I did with the City Council following its June 5 meeting to decide the fate of...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2007
Last comment by eric, on Jun 22, 2007 at 11:06 am | 2 comments | 4918 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ideafarm arrested for battery, false imprisonment

Wo'O Ideafarm, the self-styled public speaker known in Mountain View for his inflammatory signs, was arrested Friday, Jan....

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2011
Last comment by Forest, on Oct 14, 2011 at 12:10 am | 86 comments | 4915 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Five running for three seats in school board race

The Mountain View Whisman School District is poised to hold its first contested election since 2004, with five contenders...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by 2012 Voter, on Nov 1, 2012 at 12:51 pm | 7 comments | 4914 Views

OTHER ISSUES

President arriving in Bay Area for Los Altos Hills event

President Barack Obama is scheduled to fly into San Francisco International Airport tonight for a short fundraising visit...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2014
Last comment by Um, on Jul 25, 2014 at 2:44 pm | 40 comments | 4914 Views

AROUND TOWN

Drought persists despite weekend storms

The parched Bay Area got a soaking over the weekend, but not enough to alleviate drought concerns, weather and state water...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2014
Last comment by tommygee54, on Feb 10, 2014 at 6:56 pm | 3 comments | 4910 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 | 4909 Views

AROUND TOWN

Los Altos grads defy characterization

Principal Wynne Satterwhite admitted defeat. She said she spent the last month trying to find a single narrative thread that...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2014
Last comment by Maher, on Jun 14, 2014 at 5:33 pm | 1 comment | 4909 Views

AROUND TOWN

Power outage hits Mountain View, again

A power outage in Mountain View this morning affected thousands of PG&E customers, turning traffic lights all along El Camino...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by No Animal Outages!, on Sep 2, 2014 at 6:54 am | 27 comments | 4908 Views

AROUND TOWN

VTA Light Rail Station a Blight on Downtown MV

This morning as I walked to the Caltrain station I took a good look at the VTA station and couldn't believe how run down...

Original post made by Curious Observer on Aug. 7, 2007
Last comment by Palo Alto resident, on Jun 19, 2008 at 11:34 am | 4 comments | 4899 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City declares water shortage emergency

Despite the rain this week, City Council members unanimously voted to declare a water shortage emergency on Tuesday, asking...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2014
Last comment by Gak, on Apr 7, 2014 at 10:35 pm | 2 comments | 4890 Views
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