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ELECTIONS

Urban design critic joins debate over city's development

Google's hometown of Mountain View has become a flash point for the debate over Silicon Valley's resistance to allowing new...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2014
Last comment by Garrett , on Jun 7, 2014 at 2:55 pm | 21 comments | 5780 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Turning off gang infatuation: Intervention starts in middle school with special counselors

<I>Editor's Note: The colors and paraphernalia of local gangs are showing up more frequently in local middle schools, a phenomenon...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2007
Last comment by John, on Jun 7, 2007 at 5:49 pm | 1 comment | 5777 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council rejects light rail station plan

Council members decided Tuesday night not to spend a few million dollars improving access to an isolated light rail station. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2013
Last comment by Garrett , on Dec 12, 2013 at 7:31 am | 9 comments | 5775 Views

SPORTS

Red Star Soccer Academy Shines with San Jose Earthquakes

Original post made by C. Machatzke on Jun. 1, 2011
There are no comments yet. 5774 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local band takes it 'Easy'

Just north of Highway 101, tucked into the back corner of a squat, unassuming strip of office space, Andrew Heine of Dogcatcher...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2012
Last comment by Jared Milos, on Aug 8, 2012 at 11:49 am | 4 comments | 5773 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Where to draw the line?

School boundaries in Mountain View aren't working particularly well for the Mountain View Whisman School District. Officials...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2015
Last comment by Plan for growth, on Feb 2, 2015 at 2:56 pm | 8 comments | 5772 Views

OTHER ISSUES

LinkedIn and Google to submit big office plans

In what has been described as a "beauty contest" between the world's hottest tech companies and real estate developers, Google,...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2015
Last comment by resident, on Feb 27, 2015 at 11:19 am | 12 comments | 5772 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google takes a lashing over bridge idea

City council members acted as the protective parents of the Stevens Creek trail Tuesday as Google pitched a plan for a pair...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2011
Last comment by eric, on Jul 9, 2011 at 9:30 pm | 43 comments | 5766 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Coroner releases name of man killed on train tracks

After seeking the public's help in identifying a man killed Friday evening on the train tracks between Mountain View and...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2015
Last comment by resident, on Jan 12, 2015 at 3:01 pm | 2 comments | 5761 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Magical' class of 2011

Unseasonably dreary weather couldn't darken the mood of Los Altos High School's 2011 graduating class, who made up for the...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2011
Last comment by Steve, on Jun 12, 2011 at 4:12 pm | 1 comment | 5754 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD loses Bullis suit on appeal

A California appellate court has ruled that the Los Altos School District has not provided "reasonably equivalent" public...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2011
Last comment by LASD needs to change direction, on Nov 16, 2011 at 9:02 pm | 33 comments | 5752 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google hires goats as low-carbon lawnmowers

Over the last week one of the world's biggest high tech companies used some very low tech weed control methods. Read the...

Original post made on May. 4, 2009
Last comment by TW, on Jun 29, 2009 at 4:08 am | 22 comments | 5751 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Young man's murder leaves family heartbroken

Life was never easy for Ronald "Ronnie" Gomez Mires, an 18-year-old who grew up in a Mountain View foster home. But he was...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2009
Last comment by Angelina Monique, on Jul 25, 2013 at 12:29 am | 20 comments | 5748 Views

RESTAURANTS

Kauai BBQ Grill - Closed?!?!

Does anyone know why Kauai BBQ Grill on Dana St closed down? I loved the Hawaiian BBQ food there and the other competitors...

Original post made by Thumper on Jul. 17, 2007
Last comment by Kari, on Oct 13, 2007 at 10:39 am | 5 comments | 5734 Views

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 | 5720 Views

AROUND TOWN

The day the video store died

Nostalgia lines the shelves in Videoscope, Mountain View's last video rental store. The sentiment overwhelms upon entering...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2013
Last comment by k teleki, on Jun 15, 2013 at 12:58 am | 4 comments | 5720 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Neighbors crank up the debate over McKelvey Park

What should be done with the city's longest running youth baseball fields at McKelvey Park? That's under scrutiny by a group...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2010
Last comment by Mountain View Native, on Dec 7, 2010 at 8:02 am | 64 comments | 5718 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wine bar finally opens in train depot

After eight years of vacancy a business is finally opening this week inside the replica of Mountain View's 1888 train depot...

Original post made on May. 17, 2010
Last comment by heehee, on May 22, 2010 at 11:16 pm | 43 comments | 5716 Views

RESTAURANTS

MV restaurant fined over unpaid overtime wages

Xanh Restaurant in Mountain View will be paying more than $90,000 to employees after a U.S. Department of Labor investigation...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by Geek, on Oct 20, 2014 at 9:02 am | 11 comments | 5716 Views

AROUND TOWN

Immigrant students get crash course in DREAM Act

Although Gov. Jerry Brown signed California's DREAM Act into law two years ago this month, it isn't always clear to eligible...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2013
There are no comments yet. 5714 Views
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