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Killer in decades-old case sentenced to 14 years

Daniel Garcia, the confessed killer of Saba Girmai, has been sentenced to 14 years and four months in prison, and after nearly...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2013
Last comment by @LadyFinger, on Sep 4, 2013 at 3:27 pm | 4 comments | 6065 Views


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 | 6057 Views


Megachurch outgrows its Mountain View home

Sunday morning is the busiest time of the week on Leghorn Avenue, when Christians from far and wide pour into every crevice...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2009
Last comment by ALCF Member 5 yrs, on Jan 18, 2010 at 11:07 am | 27 comments | 6054 Views


The Ugliest Street in Mountain View?

With all the talk of Mountain View 2030, new zoning and redevelopment, etc., I'd like to set up an informal poll... What...

Original post made by Catherine on Feb. 8, 2010
Last comment by CS/Stierlin Rd, on Sep 23, 2011 at 11:17 am | 46 comments | 6048 Views


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 | 6046 Views


Navy to close bargain stores at Moffett

The Navy has announced that its Moffett Field hardware store, department store and barber shop will close Feb. 2 as part...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2007
Last comment by Ron Wellendorf, on Jul 3, 2013 at 10:36 am | 4 comments | 6044 Views


Stevenson PACT principal resigns

In a decision that appears to have caught some by surprise, Stevenson PACT's principal, Tyler Graff, announced last week...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2015
Last comment by More Than Enough, on Jul 2, 2015 at 4:31 pm | 56 comments | 6042 Views


City to flush water mains after complaints about smelly tap water

City officials are responding to complaints from residents who say their tap water smells like rotten eggs. Read the full...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2015
Last comment by @Jay, on May 6, 2015 at 10:56 am | 29 comments | 6040 Views


Google housing axed in city's general plan

Council members were not moved Tuesday night by last-minute efforts by the Chamber of Commerce and the mayor to keep housing...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2012
Last comment by Google doesn't have to move, on Jul 19, 2012 at 3:59 pm | 41 comments | 6037 Views


Serious impact from climate change unless we act now

The recent reports by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) adds to the preponderance of evidence that climate...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2014
Last comment by Concerned scientist, on Apr 27, 2014 at 1:17 pm | 2 comments | 6026 Views


'No Farm' signs resurface in front yard

A Mountain View High parent says at least a dozen of the stolen anti-farm signs showed up on her front lawn last week in...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2007
Last comment by eric, on Jun 8, 2007 at 12:11 pm | 12 comments | 6024 Views


Ideafarm may be headed to jail

Wo'O Ideafarm, the local man known for displaying signs with controversial and sometimes strange messages on the streets...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2013
Last comment by Wo Of Ideafarm, on Nov 13, 2013 at 4:57 pm | 52 comments | 6024 Views


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 | 6016 Views


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 | 6016 Views


Bullis, LASD to enter mediation talks

Officials from the Los Altos School District and Bullis Charter School have agreed to sit down together in mediation and...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2012
Last comment by Ron Haley, on Feb 24, 2012 at 3:27 pm | 84 comments | 6009 Views


El Camino bus-only lanes get boost from new study

With a final decision just a few months away, a controversial proposal to bring dedicated bus lanes to El Camino Real inched...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2015
Last comment by Bus Rider, on Oct 8, 2015 at 6:22 pm | 280 comments | 6006 Views


Big crowd rallies City Council for housing crisis relief

On Tuesday evening, an estimated 300 people, including a huge turnout from the city's Latino community, rallied at City Hall...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2015
Last comment by maryhodder, on Sep 14, 2015 at 12:59 am | 45 comments | 6003 Views


Dynasty-scale dining

With more than 200 dishes covering nearly every permutation of meat, seafood, vegetables, rice and noodles, Ming's aims to...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2008
Last comment by rMxgLaNjRnuQL, on Oct 29, 2008 at 9:42 am | 1 comment | 6002 Views


Superintendent selection process criticized

At the Mountain View Whisman school board meeting Thursday evening, teachers expressed concern over how trustees handled...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2009
Last comment by Ronelle, on Feb 5, 2010 at 4:19 am | 31 comments | 5999 Views


What has your experience been with Google WiFi?

It's been almost three years since Google installed its free WiFi network. We would like to get readers' thoughts on how...

Original post made by Daniel DeBolt on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by Ed, on Jun 15, 2009 at 2:55 pm | 39 comments | 5994 Views
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