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ELECTIONS

Outside money floods City Council race

The real estate industry and a shadowy special interest group is pumping tens of thousands of dollars into the Mountain View...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2014
Last comment by floored, on Nov 4, 2014 at 12:19 pm | 44 comments | 5862 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jury aims to stop nepotism in schools

A recent Santa Clara County Civil Grand Jury investigation concluded that many county school districts, including those in...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2010
Last comment by Augie, on Jul 21, 2010 at 1:38 pm | 11 comments | 5851 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 | 5824 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 | 5824 Views

OTHER ISSUES

YourMechanic brings car repairs to you

This week I swapped cars with my husband and my car broke down. He managed to drive it, somewhat erratically, to a local...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2012
Last comment by BC, on Nov 19, 2012 at 5:59 pm | 9 comments | 5810 Views

AROUND TOWN

New gelato shop melds Italian and California sensibilities

From chocolate faucets to kumquat sorbetto, there's something different about Gelataio, Palo Alto's newest gelato shop. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by Steve, on Aug 27, 2014 at 1:33 pm | 2 comments | 5810 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rotacare clinic a "godsend"

Even with Obamacare expanding health insurance to many who otherwise could not afford it, the director of the RotaCare free...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2013
Last comment by Angie, on Dec 17, 2013 at 5:47 pm | 4 comments | 5806 Views

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Armed man barricades himself in Mountain View apartment complex

The Mountain View Police Department's Hostage Negotiating Team is attempting to diffuse a tense situation currently unfolding...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2014
Last comment by LikeToWatch, on Jul 3, 2014 at 2:30 pm | 8 comments | 5804 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Boundary change's possible fallout

With the decision for Los Altos School District boundary changes now final, the district's hired demographer, Jeanne Gobalet,...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2007
Last comment by Amanda, on Jul 23, 2007 at 8:38 am | 6 comments | 5803 Views

AROUND TOWN

EPA orders NASA to clean up contaminated soil at Moffett Field

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Friday ordered NASA to take immediate and long-term actions to clean up contaminated...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2013
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Mar 25, 2013 at 1:32 pm | 8 comments | 5802 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man shot in head during robbery

A man was shot in the head during a struggle with a robber on Monday afternoon on Fairchild Drive, police said. Officers...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2013
Last comment by Steve, on Jul 3, 2013 at 2:57 pm | 14 comments | 5799 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cycle track to replace expressway ramp

Despite outcry from neighbors over the possibility of increasing traffic jams on Moffett Boulevard, City Council members...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2013
Last comment by jon botelho, on Jul 3, 2013 at 12:04 pm | 64 comments | 5793 Views

RESTAURANTS

Portions fit for a cowboy

Los Charros, located next to the Holiday Inn on El Camino Real, could easily be mistaken for the hotel restaurant. In fact...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2007
Last comment by John Q Public, on Aug 30, 2007 at 5:27 pm | 1 comment | 5789 Views

AROUND TOWN

Total lunar eclipse visible in Bay Area tonight

Bay Area stargazers are in for a late-night treat tonight when the moon passes behind the Earth's shadow and leads to a total...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2014
Last comment by UC Davis Grad, on Apr 15, 2014 at 6:41 pm | 5 comments | 5784 Views

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What neighborhoods are good for trick-or-treating?

I'd love to get a sense of the liveliest places to take my kids trick-or-treating on Halloween night. Our street is pretty...

Original post made by alp on Oct. 18, 2008
Last comment by Elna Tymes, on Oct 29, 2008 at 2:26 pm | 8 comments | 5781 Views

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City delays decision on WhatsApp building

On Wednesday evening Zoning Administrator Gerry Beaudin delayed approval of an office developer's controversial request...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2014
Last comment by Steve A., on Jul 13, 2014 at 2:45 pm | 9 comments | 5781 Views

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D.C . Republicans kill Hangar One funding

Congress woman Anna Eshoo has declared dead an $8 million request for Hangar One, which means the icon's massive steel skeleton...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2010
Last comment by Former IT Contractor, on Jan 12, 2011 at 3:29 pm | 39 comments | 5775 Views

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President makes case for solar at MV's Walmart

President Barack Obama spoke about energy efficiency at Mountain View's Walmart Friday morning, saying that if solar panels...

Original post made on May. 9, 2014
Last comment by free market, on May 21, 2014 at 4:26 pm | 16 comments | 5773 Views

OTHER ISSUES

VTA OKs $1.3 million study to cut fares for low-income residents

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission has awarded the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority with $1.3 million...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by Louise A., on Feb 7, 2013 at 7:50 pm | 23 comments | 5767 Views

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Eshoo opens inquiry into Silicon Valley toxic cleanup

U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, has opened an inquiry with the Environmental Protection Agency into shortfalls in the...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2014
Last comment by Jane, on Apr 2, 2014 at 4:13 pm | 6 comments | 5766 Views
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