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AROUND TOWN

Voices Around Town

This week's Voices Around Town question is, "Do you feel you have a good balance between work life and home life?" Of...

Original post made by Don Frances on Jun. 12, 2007
Last comment by GSB, on Jun 12, 2007 at 1:23 pm | 1 comment | 4093 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'I didn't think it would happen to me'

Every time Iajady Paz returns to Mountain View High School to work with the Blossom Project, she wishes she were still a...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2007
Last comment by Melissa, on Oct 14, 2007 at 4:10 pm | 1 comment | 4092 Views

AROUND TOWN

Last stop for Evelyn light rail station?

On Aug. 7, Valley Transportation Authority board members will vote on whether to close Mountain View's Evelyn Avenue light...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2014
Last comment by Steve, on Aug 5, 2014 at 6:02 am | 14 comments | 4092 Views

OTHER ISSUES

A call for immigration reform at May Day march

A crowd of residents marched from Rengstorff Park to City Hall on Thursday evening, calling attention to problems created...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by @ think, on May 5, 2014 at 1:28 pm | 9 comments | 4088 Views

AROUND TOWN

Skate and enjoy

Roger Brown may be 55 but that isn't keeping him from riding his skateboard. Leave that up to a city law. Read the full...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2012
Last comment by Nukem, on Jul 22, 2012 at 8:12 pm | 15 comments | 4086 Views

OTHER ISSUES

El Camino Hospital to lay off 140

El Camino Hospital announced today, Aug. 12, that it will be laying off about 140 full- and part-time employees. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2010
Last comment by Concerned, on Aug 30, 2010 at 9:21 am | 58 comments | 4083 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 | 4082 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google makes more WiFi promises

As Google announces that it will be providing free WiFi internet access in San Francisco's parks, Google's Mountain View...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2013
Last comment by GGrouse, on Sep 25, 2013 at 2:45 pm | 26 comments | 4081 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council OKs El Camino initiative

Mountain View became one of the first cities to sign onto the "Grand Boulevard Initiative" after council members voted 6-1...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2007
Last comment by Bernie Brightman, on Dec 8, 2007 at 10:30 am | 7 comments | 4077 Views

AROUND TOWN

Protesters clash at recruitment center

Dozens of people flocked to Mountain View's U.S. Army Career Center on Friday to stage a protest -- some to protest the presence...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2008
Last comment by Anonymous, on Feb 29, 2008 at 3:14 am | 58 comments | 4076 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students turn into programmers for a week

The maniacal cackle of Red -- one of the most recognizable of the Angry Birds -- can be heard periodically springing from...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2013
Last comment by Jaime, on Dec 13, 2013 at 6:32 pm | 3 comments | 4074 Views

ELECTIONS

Editorial: Five in running for two Superior Court seats

Along with the more publicized races for state legislative offices and county supervisor, voters also will elect two Superior...

Original post made on May. 26, 2012
Last comment by S Nelson, on May 26, 2012 at 11:44 am | 1 comment | 4071 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community activist to run for City Council

Longtime community activist Lenny Siegel, who spearheaded the new group Campaign for a Balanced Mountain View, has announced...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2014
Last comment by Enoungh Already, on Jul 31, 2014 at 6:32 pm | 51 comments | 4071 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hospital hires high-tech guru

El Camino Hospital has hired Eric Pifer, M.D., to oversee the hospital's information and technology interests as part of...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2007
Last comment by Mollie, on Jul 22, 2007 at 6:25 pm | 3 comments | 4063 Views

AROUND TOWN

Buzzed-about Quora moving to Castro Street

The question-and-answer social networking site Quora is moving its operation from downtown Palo Alto to Castro Street, bringing...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2012
Last comment by Sabrina, on Jul 26, 2012 at 6:06 pm | 2 comments | 4063 Views

ELECTIONS

Voter Guide: City Council race

Our Voter Guide story profiles the candidates and the issues in Mountain View City Council race, an election that could dramatically...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by Julia York, on Nov 2, 2012 at 11:55 pm | 12 comments | 4063 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Trustees put foreign language on table

The Mountain View Whisman school board decided last week to formalize its interest in exploring foreign language instruction...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2007
Last comment by Palo Alto Resident, on Oct 15, 2007 at 7:11 pm | 2 comments | 4060 Views

AROUND TOWN

City retirees collect pensions, return to work

The cost of city employee pensions has long been a subject of controversy, and that debate was given new life recently after...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2010
Last comment by jimmy, on Feb 2, 2010 at 5:06 am | 54 comments | 4057 Views

AROUND TOWN

City considers fees to reduce commuters

Though Google and others expressed concerns about potential unintended consequences, on Monday City Council members supported...

Original post made on May. 1, 2014
Last comment by concerned citizen, on May 2, 2014 at 11:52 pm | 3 comments | 4057 Views

OTHER ISSUES

County Supervisors considering moratorium on marijuana dispensaries

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors will consider passing an immediate and temporary moratorium on medical marijuana...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2014
Last comment by Andrew Boone, on Jun 25, 2014 at 7:17 pm | 17 comments | 4057 Views
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Touring the Southern California “Ivies:” Pomona and Cal Tech
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 5 comments | 2,317 views

Chai Brisket
By Laura Stec | 3 comments | 1,637 views